Our client, a growing South Florida-based privately held Commercial Real Estate Investment Company, is seeking an attorney to join their legal department which currently consists of seven attorneys, paralegals, assistants and support staff.
Our client owns more than 700 retail, warehouse and single-tenant office buildings, a portfolio which is more than 30 million square feet and located across 45 states, together with joint venture interests in multi-family projects. Our client has conducted business for more than fifty years as a self-contained, single-office operation with their own real estate brokerage, development, and property management groups as well as in-house accounting and legal departments. The company takes pride in providing an opportunity to challenge attorneys with high-quality work while maintaining a professional, but friendly and casual atmosphere with an appropriate work/life balance.
From Day 1, the ideal candidate must be able to independently handle sophisticated commercial leasing transactions, negotiate construction contracts and spearhead real estate acquisitions and property sales. Furthermore, responsibilities may include review of environmental matters as well as other issues that may be unrelated to standard transactional real estate such as tenant bankruptcies, etc.
10+ years of experience in the practice of transactional commercial real estate
In-house real estate legal department or law firm experience (or a combination) is anticipated
A demonstrable proficiency in handling sophisticated commercial retail leasing transactions, construction contract negotiation, real estate acquisitions, and property sales
In addition to the core real estate practice proficiencies stated above, experience handling corporate, joint venture, bankruptcy and/or litigation matters will be helpful
Flexibility and a willingness to take on projects with new challenges as well as an ability to work both independently and as a team are a must.
Poline Associates is an international executive search firm specializing in the shopping center industry.We serve property owners, developers, retailers and service providers who are seeking remarkable talent and work to align them with candidates who are eager for new growth opportunities. Since 1979, our team has been connecting companies and candidates with a commitment to integrity and client satisfaction—making us the industry’s most trusted leader in recruitment.