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Leasing Manager, Canadian Commercial


Overview

Reporting directly to the Director, Leasing, Commercial Properties, the Leasing Manager will be an influential part of the team responsible for the high performance of leasing services for a Class A office portfolio in core markets across Canada.

Application

Qualified candidates can submit their resume to humanresources@starlightinvest.com

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establish and develop strong business relationships in specific market areas with tenants, prospective tenants, local commercial brokerages, and property managers, in order to achieve/exceed leasing milestones and overall asset management objectives for all properties
  • Tour prospective tenants, prepare proposals aligned with asset management goals and negotiate offers to lease. Always ensuring that all appropriate approvals are received prior to securing binding agreements
  • Strategically negotiate financial and legal terms of lease proposals, agreements, amendments, and renewals, in support of the asset management objectives for each location, to attract/retain tenants and maximize the property value
  • Efficiently and effectively prepare all systematic leasing documentation and programs for properties
  • Develop market knowledge to support leasing recommendation and provide supporting research data (i.e. competitive rates, tenant activity, etc.) any time required
  • Collaborate with the Asset Manager for each property/portfolio to create and implement strategic marketing initiatives designed to target specific units and tenant mix 
  • Prepare and review leasing documentation ensuring quality, accuracy, coherence and strength of language
  • Develop leasing reports for internal circulation as required – leasing activity (e.g. on-going, conditional, closed), budgets, forecasts, market, income levels, etc. 
  • Coordinate marketing programs and incentives, as well as meetings, functions, and organized events, for the purpose of both generating new tenant leads, and enhancing business relationships with existing tenants and their representatives
Requirements
  • Strong work ethic, positive outlook, and effective communications skills
  • Proven solutions provider with progressive track record of success in real estate over 2-years or more, preferably in a leasing role with office, retail and/or industrial assets
  • University Degree or College Diploma required 
  • Experience building business relationships daily with tenants and commercial real estate broker, as well as investors occasionally, while providing exceptional customer service and support to our colleagues
  • Strong business and financial acumen demonstrated in their ability to negotiate strategically and establish beneficial contractual agreements for client property owners/investors
  • Proficient analytical skills and attention to detail regarding lease complexities 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with expertise in report writing/presentation. Assist with leasing budgets and financial reports 
  • Demonstrated marketing skills and capacity to establish strong working relationships internally, in a team-oriented environment 
  • Travel flexibility throughout the Greater Toronto Area, as well as potentially longer distance air travel to other market areas within Canada
Location

Head Office

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