Taste Space Leasing Representative - Los Angeles, California

    • Job Tracking ID: 419.2
    • Job Location: Los Angeles, CA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 10, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: June 27, 2017
    • Salary Range *: Base Salary plus bonus
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Job Description:

TASTE SPACE - RESTAURANT LEASING REPRESENTATIVE - Los Angeles, CA

Who We Are

Rouse Properties, LLC is a New York-based real estate investment company that ranks among the largest mall owners in the United States. Founded on a legacy of innovation and creativity, Rouse’s culture embodies a vibrant entrepreneurial spirit that encourages creativity, rewards initiatives and empowers our team members to excel. The foundation for this effort is our unique corporate culture, which encourages our people to think outside the box and take initiative while inspiring them to uphold the exceptional quality standards that are a Rouse hallmark. The Company’s geographically diverse portfolio spans the United States from coast to coast and includes 38 malls and retail centers in 23 states encompassing 24.5 million square feet.

Position

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, creative, motivated Leasing Representative to join Taste Space, a restaurant focused division of Rouse. The focus of Taste Space is to improve the overall quality of dining options within the Rouse portolio through partnerships with best in class local/regional/national restaurant groups with the common goal of enhancing the consumer shopping experience.

The position will focus on select martkets, assets and opportunities across the Rouse portfolio. Within those asset responsibilities the position will be required to be emersed within the restaurant scene within each of those markets, creating relationships with the restaurantaur and brokerage community to source opportunities. We are looking for a productive person who is passionate about food and beverage and has a strong desire to disrupt the the 'norm' with how restaurant activity has been approached within the shopping center space historically.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prospecting/Canvassing - Researches, identifies and understands restaurant trends; Targets prospective local, regional and national tenants/brokers; Mandatory cold calling and follow up.

  • Dealmaking - Negotiate leases and coordinates efforts with Development, Legal, Tenant Coordination and Executive Management from lease submittal to opening.

  • Deal Preparation - Prepare lease request packages for approval. Requires ongoing communication with legal, tenant coordination, development, mall management, etc.

  • Relationship Management - Manage local, regional and national tenant/brokerage relationships for both the new and renewals deals as assigned.

  • Travel - The ability to travels domestically upon notice and up to 3 weeks a month for site tours and relationship management.

  • Goals Requirements - Achieve goals set by Senior Management.

     

     

Experience and Skills:

 

Requirements

  • 5-10 years of retail shopping center landlord or broker experience

  • Restaurant experience required

  • Experience in Los Angeles market; based in Los Angeles
  • Understanding of shopping center merchandising and leasing

  • Strong communication, presentation sales and time management skills

  • Moderate levels of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint skills

  • Moderate levels of Social Media skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Travel required up to 50%