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Leasing Manager, Restaurant and Entertainment

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Full Time
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Closing Date:
February 15, 2019

Why join us?

We are looking for a highly motivated Leasing Manager to join our Leasing team in Toronto. In this role you will be involved in the Leasing of Restaurant & Entertainment concepts, and responsible for managing all aspects of tenancy including initial prospecting, offers, extensions, renewals, expansions and assignments.

You will be a key member of an engaged, high-reaching team—part of a world-class, winning culture that prioritizes people development and focuses on long-term growth. We take great pride in leading the industry by earning respect through every interaction, every day. We go above and beyond to protect and grow relationships by anticipating needs, being honest and considerate and valuing customers as genuine partners.

As a member of this team, you will be responsible for:

• Continuously identifying opportunities concerning renewals, new leasing opportunities, and potential developments;
• Acting as primary and ongoing contact for our restaurant and entertainment tenants;
• Negotiating the terms of leasing offers of existing and new tenants;
• The research of potential tenancies with cold calling;
• Preparing and managing leasing budgets;
• Maintaining NOI in conjunction with Property Management;
• Monitoring and assessing market trends, ensuring that all leasing offers are competitive;
• Ensuring all lease offers are effectively documented;
• The completion of projects delivered on time and within budget spend; and
• Liaison with Legal and Property Management to achieve leasing goals and to resolve any tenant conflicts regarding leasing matters.

To succeed in this role, you:

• University or College education preferred;
• Minimum 2-5+ years of related Real Estate experience, with a minimum of 2 years of Retail Leasing experience;
• experience in hospitality and/or entertainment Is preferred;
• Possess strong sales and business acumen;
• Demonstrate strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills;
• Proven ability and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain strong business relationships.
• Demonstrate effective technical skills including financial analysis, presentation skills, and written reporting;
• Ability to adapt to fast-paced work environment;
• Thrive in a dynamic organization while working with ambiguity at times;
• Have flexibility to work extra hours on occasion and sometimes on short notice;
• Thrive in organizations that constantly evolve and adapt; and
• Driven to achieving results and continuously striving to deliver the highest performance through creative thinking.

Our story:

OMERS is one of Canada’s leading pension funds. We invest over $85 billion for more than 470,000 plan members and their families. Our investment professionals use a direct-drive, active management strategy to invest in public and private markets from our offices in Toronto, New York, London and Sydney. We are committed to earning superior returns by attracting world-class investors and by building a culture of excellence.

Established in 1960, Oxford Properties Group is the real estate arm of OMERS, one of Canada’s largest pension funds with over $85 billion in assets. Today, Oxford is a global platform for real estate investment, development and management, with over 2,000 employees and over $45 billion of assets that it manages for OMERS and on behalf of its co-owners and investment partners. Headquartered in Toronto, Oxford has regional offices in Calgary, New York, Boston, Washington, DC, Singapore, Sydney and London, each with a team of talented professionals with deep real estate expertise and local market insight. For more information about us visit www.oxfordproperties.com.

OMERS is committed to having a workforce that reflects the communities in which we live and work. Diversity and Inclusion at OMERS means we respect and value the broadest range of experiences, geographies, gender, ethnicities and perspectives as key elements of our culture. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.

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