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Manager, Leasing, Canadian Commercial


Head Office


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

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish, develop and maintain 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 ensure 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
  • Be the market expert to support leasing recommendation, provide supporting research data (i.e. competitive rates, tenant activity, etc.), ensure teams stay informed and explore opportunities aligned with the market
  • 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. 
  • Implement and evaluate brand and marketing programs (e.g. meetings, functions, and organized events) to generate new tenant leads and enhance business relationships with existing tenants and their representatives


  • 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
  • Experience working with landlords preferred