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Duke Realty Vice President, Leasing/ Industrial Commercial Real Estate in Weston, Florida


Duke Realty, one of the largest commercial real estate companies in the United States with industrial properties in 20 major U.S. cities, has an opportunity for a Vice President of Leasing to join our team South Florida. Candidates must be attracted to a fast paced, self-directed environment where responsiveness and customer service are highly valued. A predisposition towards teamwork and personal responsibility will be critical to a candidate’s success, as well as an aptitude to analyze operational and financial data. This position will manage and actively participate in all efforts necessary to identify and secure lease contracts with prospective customers for space in existing properties, new developments and build-to-suits throughout Miami. In addition, the selected candidate will also be responsible for, but not be limited to, the following:

1. Leasing

· Structure economic terms of transactions to meet the company objectives and the current market conditions.

· Negotiate acceptable legal terms and process transaction paperwork for all leases.

· Engage existing tenants in discussions and negotiations of lease renewal terms and amendments for portfolio.

· Communicate, monitor and expand company’s relationships with the brokerage community with the objective to generate more business opportunities for the company, including broker communication (i.e. newsletters, marketing campaigns, events/outings), broker education, broker compensation/commission issues and the cultivation of key individual brokers.

2. New Business Development

Create and Execute Property Development Plan:

· Owned Portfolio

· Build-to-Suits

· Third Party

· Effectively work with construction personnel within Duke Realty’s matrix organization structure and outside consultants

3. Acquisitions/Dispositions

· In communication and coordination with the Sr. Vice President to identify redevelopment and potential land acquisition opportunities.

· In communication and coordination with the Sr. Vice President, create and execute acquisition and disposition plan of portfolio

· In communication and coordination with Sr. Vice President, present land acquisition and disposition opportunities to enable the company to meet its strategic plan..

4. Budget Preparation

· Responsible for the annual preparation of a two-year budget for the operations of the portfolio. Responsibility will include the existing property’s lease-up, renewal and termination assumptions and assumptions surrounding new development as well as a complete review of the property operations as prepared by the property management team.


· Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in industrial real estate leasing/transactional experience.

· Strong broker relationships

· Experience in the analysis of operational and financial data.

· Possess strong initiative and effective organizational skills.

· Ability to establish and maintain rapport with business community and interact with various levels of professionals.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

· Previous experience managing a team desired.

· Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Business, Real Estate, Finance, Accounting, or related area of study required.

We offer a competitive salary with bonus opportunity as well as comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) and a wellness program. Please apply on line at http://www.dukerealty.com/careers (only online applications accepted).

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  • Sales/Transaction Exper.: Expert

  • Presentation Skills: Expert


  • Real Estate Disposition: Some Knowledge

  • Real Estate Acquisition: Some Knowledge

  • Financial Analysis: Novice



  • Bachelors Degree or better in Real Estate



  • 7-10 years: commercial leasing/transaction experience

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.