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Our employees are driven to do well. They work hard, not only to build Cedar Realty Trust into a world-class organization, but to connect with each other and establish meaningful careers in the process. Consider a job in commercial real estate with Team Cedar, and take a look at our available listings below.

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Lease Administrator

Port Washington NY Learn More

Summary:

Cedar has an immediate opening for a full-time Lease Administrator. This position will be responsible for the day-to-day functions of lease administration including, but not limited to, lease abstraction, review of existing and new leases to ensure accuracy with monthly billings, percentage rent, CPI rent escalations, and tracking/monitoring critical lease dates.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Review and enter all new leases, amendments, and other lease documentation into the company’s lease management MRI software
  • Monitor time sensitive deadlines relative to new leases, amendments, renewals, notices and other documentation
  • Review and analyze existing lease documents for critical lease terms, dates and resolution of lease compliance issues
  • Coordinate and follow up with the Asset Managers for verification of building and suite SF, suite changes, move-in/out forms, holdover, major tenant information, and other portfolio issues
  • Collaborate with the Construction Managers to ensure critical lease dates are met and rent is generated timely
  • Generate rent commencement letters and resolve Tenant disputes and issues concerning rent
  • Perform administrative duties, including filing, creating and maintaining lease files, in addition to updating/preparing reports for Lease Administration
  • Work closely with internal departments, such as Accounting, Asset Management, Legal and Construction
  • Handle special projects as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or Paralegal Certification required, with at least 3 years of commercial real estate experience in lease administration, real estate accounting or property management
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word)
  • Knowledge of MRI Software preferred
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. Must be detail oriented and organized, be able to multi-task, prioritize workload effectively, quickly and accurately and process high volumes of data
  • Must have strong ability to interpret complex commercial lease language and related real estate documentation and have general property accounting knowledge
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

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CAD Planner

Port Washington or Sewell NY or NJ Learn More

Summary:

Cedar is looking for a CAD Planner to join its Development and Construction team. The CAD Planner is responsible for providing the planning and design support through CAD required to conduct key business operations within a portfolio of 61 grocery anchored shopping centers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update CAD files (site plans, leasing plans, LOD’s, etc.) for use in various aspects of Cedar’s daily business
  • Create feasibility studies and schematic designs for site layout modifications, prospective new and remodeled stores, and building envelope modifications
  • Support all leasing initiatives with plans, LOD’s, and marketing plans to assist in closing deals
  • Update plans to accurately reflect current conditions at all properties, depicting leased and available tenant spaces
  • Provide creative solutions based on field conditions to management
  • Effectively communicate design concepts/intent thru drawings and verbal/written communication
  • Maintain and update Zoning and Code Data for each shopping center

Job Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in CAD design for the real estate or construction industry, with at least 2-3 years in Retail design with strong working knowledge of design and operational standards for the Retail industry
  • Bachelor’s degree or Associates degree with concentration in relevant coursework (Architecture, Civil design, CAD design, etc.) is preferred. Relevant professional certifications are a plus
  • Experience in adapting retailer prototype information to a particular site, modifying existing site plan and/or building spaces to meet retailers’ requirements
  • Experience with performing research for zoning and code data
  • Must be highly proficient in AutoCAD, and possess working knowledge of REVIT-BIM software. Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp, or other related software is highly desired. Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Project, are required
  • Must have knowledge of Architectural Graphic Standards
  • Strong programming and space planning skills and working knowledge of basic site layout and design, building standards and building structure
  • Must be a self-starter with strong organizational skills, with a capability of managing multiple projects/deliverables within expected timelines and to high standards
  • Must have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate design solutions, describing the vision as well as any programmatic, technical, and/or regulatory constraints that may have an impact them
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment and build and maintain effective professional/client relationships
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to apply creativity in implementation and problem solving

 

 

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Development Asset Manager

Port Washington NY Learn More

Summary:

Cedar currently has an outstanding career opportunity for a Development Asset Manager.   The Development Asset Manager will be responsible for the strategic decision making, operations and execution of strategy for the company’s mixed-use portfolio. This position will operate and manage the portfolio as the “owner” of multiple retail mixed-use projects.   The Development Asset Manager will report to the Chief Operating Officer and have daily interactions with the entire Development and Operations team.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Determine and implement value creation initiatives for the portfolio in order to drive consistent year over year growth
  • Provide guidance and ensure that the mixed-use portfolio meets and exceeds quarterly performance and proforma return metrics
  • Responsible for all aspects of the operations and asset management of a complex retail mixed-use portfolio
  • Manage third party development partners
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements
  • Facilitate the transition from Development to Operations as construction of projects is completed
  • Manage the integration of services, operations, marketing and programs between residential and retail
  • Oversee and manage the residential management company to ensure profitable operations and optimal value creation
  • Oversee the management of internal and external marketing teams and an effective marketing/media relations program
  • Monitor Development CAM and tax rates and ongoing assessment management and impact to operations and financial performance
  • Create standard operating procedures for mixed-use operations and ensure ongoing maintenance for all assets
  • Facilitate platform for specialty leasing opportunities available in the mixed-use portfolio
  • Oversee the data gathering collection process for all mixed-use assets
  • Facilitate and oversee parking garage operations and contracts. Manage parking garage consultants for studying flexibility in garage uses.
  • Work with General Managers on security programming, public safety and overall mixed-use customer service standards for mixed-use projects

Required Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years of work experience as an asset manager at a public or private real estate company, investment firm or in a related industry; retail experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in real estate, business, or related field
  • Understanding of real estate fundamentals, operations and mixed-use developments
  • Experience with operations in urban neighborhoods, a plus
  • Experience with mixed-use operations, a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to be effective with complicated negotiations and implementations
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to multi-task effectively

 

 

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Marketing and Investor Relations Manager

Port Washington NY Learn More

Summary:

Cedar currently has an outstanding career opportunity for a Marketing and Investor Relations Manager to work in the Operations group. This position is responsible for the development of company-wide and property level marketing and investor relations programs and policies which enhance the Company’s brand. The Marketing and IR Manager will report to the Chief Operating Officer and also work directly with the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer. This position will be located in our Port Washington, NY office.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization’s marketing and investor relations function to help enhance the Company brand and profile
  • Manage the marketing strategy and execution for retail and mixed use portfolio to ensure the performance and financial goals are met and exceeded
  • Develop and implement strategic, results-oriented investor relations programs that increase the company’s profile with investors, including investor roadshows, press releases, and quarterly conference calls. Respond to investor inquiries and prepare all final presentations and materials for investors
  • Assess company, peer group, and industry factors to develop materials for quarterly reporting and special announcements, including key messages, conference call scripts, Q&As, press releases, and briefing information
  • Ensures that company’s presentations, materials, website and interactions reflect the company’s strategies
  • Oversee Public Relations for the Company and interface with Corporate PR firm
  • Partner with external vendors to implement creative marketing and advertising strategies that adhere to budgeted guidelines, for internet, print, signage, and events. Ensure the appropriate marketing techniques are used based on market conditions
  • Coordinate property level broker events with operations and leasing team
  • Organize marketing events for mixed use projects and community engagement
  • Develop all marketing campaigns including creation of marketing materials, flyers, brochures, e-blasts, and promotional items
  • Manage Company website, ensuring all material is up to date. Use SEO and Google analytics to make recommendations for improvements
  • Manage corporate and property-level social media sites including Twitter, LinkedIn, and all online postings
  • Conduct periodic quality control checks – website audits, social and reputation audits and provides recommendations
  • Produce quarterly property newsletters and assist with corporate press releases

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in Real Estate Marketing required, with retail/mixed use experience preferred. In addition, must have investor relations experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Media Studies, or equivalent required.
  • Expertise in working in urban environments/markets a plus.
  • Strong understanding of marketing fundamentals such as branding, display and search advertising, email marketing, social media, reputation management, signage, outreach and event marketing.
  • Demonstrated search engine marketing experience including search engine optimization, and Google Analytics.
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with individuals at all levels of responsibility.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to perform in a busy, changing, multi-tasking work environment.
  • Strong internet, mobile and social media aptitude.
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Basic knowledge of WordPress.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word.
  • Ability to travel, occasionally overnight, required.

 

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