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Are you motivated by a team environment, passionate about serving others, and driven by our market’s success? Then Lee & Associates Charleston is the place for you! We invite you to join one of Charleston’s most experienced team of commercial real estate professionals.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Responds to tenant needs and coordinates with maintenance staff to resolve problems.
  • Maintains positive relationships and high retention levels with all tenants.
  • Responds to all problems and concerns and ensures compliance with rules and regulations.
  • Interacts regularly with property owners to ensure that objectives are being met.
  • Ensures both landlords and tenants comply with lease terms, to include landlord obligations, certificates of insurance, rent increases, options granted to tenants, etc.
  • Anticipates and responds to owner’s needs and concerns.
  • Preparation of accurate, timely and complete reports.
  • Supports the planning, budgeting and control of operating and capital expenditures.
  • With Supervisor oversight, preforms calculation of special billings, CAM reconciliations, pass-through expenses, etc.
  • With Supervisor oversight, prepares annual budgets, forecasts, management plans, monthly performance reports, and variance reports.
  • Approves all invoices to be paid in relation to a property.
  • Addresses complaints and resolves problems.
  • Responds to after-hours/emergency calls in a timely manner.
  • Performs regular inspections of properties.
  • Coordinates annual (or other periodic) inspections of building systems, to include fire/sprinkler/life safety, elevators, roofs, security/entry systems, mechanical, electrical, plumbing systems, etc.
  • Recommends and directs alterations, maintenance and reconditioning of property as necessary.
  • Contracts for vendor services and supervises as required.
  • Oversees and manages tenant improvements and capital improvements.
  • Coordinates tenant move-ins and move-outs, and walk-through spaces with tenants.
  • Oversees the collection of rent, payment of expenses, compliance with lease terms and preparation of all required legal notices.
  • Participates in civic and business organizations.
  • Attends BOMA and/or IREM programs and activities.
  • Conducts and maintains relationships with key clients/tenants, industry and trade associations, representatives of government, public service organizations, customers, and vendors as necessary in the overall management of the property.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of one year of related experience and/or training in commercial property management

CERTIFICATES and LICENSES

  • Active real estate license preferred

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Ability to effectively respond to sensitive issues, complex inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, supervisor, and/or management
  • Ability to make effective presentations on general topics to an internal department, large group of employees, clients, and/or management

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Requires some knowledge of financial terms and principles
  • Ability to forecast and prepare budgets

REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of options in varying situations.
  • Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • Must have excellent customer service approach to property owners and tenants
  • Must be able to deal effectively with vendors, associates and brokers
  • Must be highly proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be able to perform in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, ever-changing environment
  • As required by workload demands, must be available to work before or after typical business hours 

Please send your resume, availability date, and salary requirement to Carla Fix at cfix@lee-associates.com. 

Lee & Associates Charleston is looking for experienced commercial real estate sales agents to join our growing brokerage team in Charleston, SC. We have been serving the Charleston commercial real estate industry since 1999 providing outstanding service to our clients. The right fit for this position is a highly-motivated and success-driven professional with an entrepreneurial mindset, a high degree of self-discipline, and a proven track record. This individual thrives in a dynamic, commission-based business environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Earn new business through in-person contacts, cold calling, networking events, canvassing, and follow-up; give presentations to those who influence decisions and decision-makers and schedule face-to-face contact with prospective candidates requiring real estate needs
  • Assist in the development of agency leasing plans which consider current market conditions, occupancy levels, capital budgets, and disposition strategies based upon client objectives
  • Direct the development of integrated asset management and leasing plans. Includes operating and capital projections, and leasing assumptions to estimate annual NOI and cash flow
  • Respond to broker inquiries, conduct tours of property with prospective tenants, negotiate proposals and lease terms which conform to established leasing plan criteria (and prepare accurate analysis for determination of variance), negotiate leases, renewals, expansions, recasts and terminations on owner’s behalf
  • Coordinate and direct the efforts of all third-party vendors who provide marketing support services to the client including advertising and marketing firms, architects, and public relations firms
  • Produce and review all leasing activity reports for accuracy, revise and update as necessary
  • Maintain regular formal and informal communications with ownership, including scheduling and coordinating regular status meetings
  • Document all relevant processes, procedures and reports for leasing and management personnel, ownership and tenants (if necessary

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of two years commercial real estate sales and verifiable track record required
  • Must possess a South Carolina Real Estate License or be willing to obtain license within 30 days if from out of state
  • College degree required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Practical analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Possess positive attitude with a high sense of integrity
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Ability to work independently and produce quality work with little to no direction
  • Able to function as part of a team with a collaborative spirit
  • Possess a professional demeanor with strong communication, listening, and follow-up skills
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic
  • Ability to cultivate long-term client relationships
  • Ability to effectively present information in front of others
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Why Choose Lee & Associates?

  • Most competitive splits in the market
  • Secure, established, profitable company
  • Largest privately owned commercial real estate company in the United States
  • Partner opportunity for ownership and ability to invest in new Lee & Associates offices
  • Relaxed environment which sets us apart from our corporate competitors
  • Reputation for integrity and employing top commercial real estate agents in the marketplace
  • We use the full power of our organization to meet our clients’ needs
  • Market knowledge, data analysis, and current comps
  • Work/life balance and commitment to a fun and efficient environment
  • National CoStar provided to all agents

For consideration, please send your resume to Dave Howard at dhoward@lee-associates.com.  

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Update zoning-general plan land use throughout Charleston tri-county (city contacts) if needed
  • Write weekly sold and lease e-mail updates for brokerage team
  • Write weekly LinkedIn updates as needed
  • Give social media input updates as needed
  • Meet with every agent in the office for lunch to learn about their business
  • Participate in a ride along with each shareholder throughout term
  • Shadow agents on property tours and presentations
  • Attend all broker open houses
  • Develop and maintain the tenant, comp, and pipeline spreadsheets for each specialty
  • De-duplicate spreadsheets
  • Add missing tenants, comps, and pipeline information and update as needed, work with internal brokers to provide missing information
  • Fill in ‘gaps’ for current inventory information
  • Pull comps from periodicals as needed
  • Pull specific lease comps reports for brokers as needed/requested
  • Run CoStar/LoopNet searches as needed
  • Run ownership searches as needed
  • Pull demographics, traffic counts as needed
  • Perform ownership and property information research for all agents
  • Assist with customer broker projects as needed
  • Marketing presentations, tour packages, due diligence material, BOVs, etc.
  • Researching economic databases and forecasts (market trends, countywide employment stats, economic indicators relevant to presentation)
  • Compile real estate news articles
  • Search top media sites for articles of interest; compile articles throughout week to create a “Week in Review” e-blast
  • Assist in preparation of timely, quarterly market research reports/market summaries
  • Quarterly marketing reports consist of producing data related to Office, Industrial and Retail absorption, rental rates and vacancy
  • Ability to find and compile economic and commercial real estate information, utilizing the following data:
  • National and local employment, Charleston economic indicators
  • Office absorption, vacancy, rents, construction
  • Industrial absorption, vacancy, rents, construction
  • Sales involving office, industrial, retail and apartment properties

EDUCATIONAL TASKS

  • Participate in database training within the first 30 days (MLS, CoStar, STBD, etc.)
  • Learn the art of sale presentation and cold calling techniques
  • Participate in online or in-person training weekly (up to 2 hours per day)
  • Attend all planning commission and city council meetings if required
  • Improve upon personal interaction skills weekly
  • Understand terms and concepts (financial and otherwise) of product types
  • Improve upon cold calling skills daily during months 6-9
  • Attend all training classes as required
  • Attend all agent and specialty meetings and deal making sessions

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • Real estate license required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Possess strong people skills and ability to work in a group environment
  • Possess diligence and ability to collaborate with teammates in a positive/professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and produce quality work with little to no direction
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Possess strong communication and listening skills
  • Possess time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize assigned tasks
  • Possess administrative and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic
  • Possess the desire to learn the commercial real estate industry
  • Punctuality required

For consideration, please send your resume to Dave Howard at dhoward@lee-associates.com.

This position's primary responsibility is graphic design. Graphic design as well as Intermediate experience in InDesign are both required.

Job Description:

  • In close coordination with Agents and Broker Services Coordinators, market listings by creating/printing/cutting postcards as well as creating aerials, interactive maps, brochures, proposals, e-blasts, client marketing activity reports and other materials as assigned.
  • Perform property management marketing by creating report covers and welcome packets.
  • Assist the President and Operations Manager with various corporate marketing tasks as directed.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with proven 1-2 years of work history required
  • Experience in marketing required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Publisher, Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign required
  • Knowledge of Buildout and Microsoft Publisher preferred
  • Knowledge of proper e-mail and phone etiquette required
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Ability to collaborate with teammates in a positive and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and produce quality work with little to no direction
  • Possess a professional demeanor with strong communication and listening skills
  • Possess time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize assigned tasks
  • Possess strong situational awareness skills
  • Possess administrative and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates proactive thinking, actions and initiative
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic
  • Demonstrates proactive thinking, actions and initiative
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic

Please send resume and list of three references to April Curci at acurci@lee-associates.com.

 

Technology

  • Maintain and negotiate company contracts with service providers, including but not limited to Verizon, AT&T, Comcast, Spirit Communications, Cantey Technology, Creative Solutions, Xerox, Pitney Bowes, and ComissionTrac.
  • Manage both information technology (IT) and phone systems. Serve as the direct point of contact for office-related IT issues and maintain open communication with Cantey Technology and Creative Solutions to resolve issues as well as service, maintain, and order IT and phone system equipment as needed and in a timely manner.
  • Fulfill IT, office, and marketing tasks of the employee onboarding and termination processes as assigned. This includes ordering Office 365, DropBox, phone, and Adobe licenses.

 

Facilities Management & Administrative

  • Maintain good working condition of all office equipment, including access control security.
  • Maintain a first class professional office space through direct coordination with the Property Manager at Ravenel & Associates.
  • Order all Lee & Associates branded office items.
  • Approve company IT invoices for payment
  • Write, track, and submit all company press releases
  • Oversee all social media content in coordination with social media lead. This includes but is not limited to submitting content, approving schedule, and managing promotional posts in coordination.

 

Listing and Deal Tracking

  • Assist with the back-of-house deal process: approve vouchers, record commission check deposits, and log deal information into the Deal Tracking Spreadsheet.
  • Create and submit monthly, quarterly, and annually reporting to Lee & Associates National.
  • Review and approve listing files and checklist items for completion.

 

Miscellaneous

  • Coordinate in-house luncheons, including Deal Making Sessions, Lunch and Learns, etc.
  • Assist the leadership team as needed.
  • Assist the Operations Manager as needed, including but not limited to:
    • Improving upon the company’s systems, processes, and procedures to ensure efficiency and effective communication.
    • Overseeing of the brokerage department employees and company interns.
    • Annual renewal of company insurance policies and business licenses.
    • Annual open enrollment for employee benefits.
    • Coordination of outside public relations events and sponsorships

 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum of one year of related work experience and/or training in office management
  • Possess strong knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Possess excellent copy writing and revision skills
  • Possess strong organizational, communication, and time management skills
  • Ability to work with co-workers in a positive and professional manner
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assigned tasks in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and produce quality work with little to no direction

 

Submit resume and references to April Curci at acurci@lee-associates.com

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