Leasing Analyst
Cadillac Fairview
Calgary, AB, Canada
6d ago

Role Summary :

The Leasing Analyst will conduct a variety of financial and market analysis utilizing a variety of assessment and risk management tools and software that will have a significant impact on strategic decisions that support and enhance our core business all with a view to prepare business cases to senior executives as suppot to the broader Western Leasing team.

As an integral member of the team, this role will be responsible for the delivery of portfolio occupancy reporting and analysis as well as the coordination and compilation of information from internal and external sources in the industry.

You will :

  • Collect, analyze and interpret data and statistics using quantitative and qualitative methodology to write comprehensive reports that identify information gaps and future collection requirements
  • Assist in the development of property specific merchandising strategies, utilizing skills to foster ongoing discussions regarding property needs and forecasting future revenue without compromising the merchandise mix
  • Provide financial analysis and prepare business cases in order to have deals approved that require senior management review based on requested extraordinary lease concessions or financial terms that do not meet budget
  • Participate in the lease negotiation process by providing data information to the Leasing Executives and Directors
  • Engage with clients to follow-up on deals to ensure they are executed on time. Track lease execution and involve the Client Design & Delivery team, monitoring the process through to store opening
  • Assist in the preparation of new deals and renewals through Tenant Proposal Form (TPF) and Letter of Intent (LOI) creation, as needed
  • Monitor monthly tenant sales information and investigate for any unanticipated fluctuations
  • Track and maintain critical dates including all upcoming expiries and evaluate for multi-asset synergies and leasing opportunities
  • Prepare monthly leasing status reports, following up with Leasing Directors regarding the status of client deals, contributing comments and providing updates as necessary
  • Maintain and manage leasing deal summaries, tenant files, obtain credit information, track written notice timelines
  • Conduct lease research as required including reviewing and understanding clauses including extraordinary lease concessions, radius restrictions and verification of business terms
  • Act as a department liaison with internal and external clients; maintain professional service to internal and external clients by responding to requests for information and redirecting inquiries beyond own scope of expertise in order to maintain client first focus.
  • Manage information flow from properties and prospective tenants and provide general information to clients

  • Develop and deliver effective presentations to inform of emerging or existing statistics and trends
  • Liaise with Strategic Insight group to track client information, property demographics, psychographics, BIC scores and market share data and disseminate to leasing and portfolio team
  • Report and publish all relevant information to the Client Relationship Management system, including all client-related updates
  • Prepare ad-hoc requests for data and reports as required from all levels of the department,including analyses related to sales, Gross Rent Occupancy Cost reports (GROC), risk reviews, development analysis and tenant specific analysis as well as other miscellaneous leasing analysis
  • Responsible for project administration and coordination including schedule planning, budgeting and financial requirements to complete and / or modify existing leases
  • Support, monitor and assist in the preparation of leasing packages, marketing materials and CF promotional pieces for potential clients, including PowerPoint presentations.
  • Create other presentation materials for Leasing as required

    You have :


  • University degree in Commerce or Business Administration with experience in statistics an asset
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role. Preference will be given to those with commercial, development or property management exposure

    Technical skill requirements

  • Understand and interpret financial and market research data. Working knowledge and experience in financial and statistical methodologies & practices preferred
  • Strong knowledge of financial accounting, cash flow modeling, corporate finance and NOI property calculations
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word, with the ability to quickly adapt to other programs such as Yardi.
  • Ability to use Gmail. Argus knowledge an asset

  • Analyze, interpret and understand the significance of commercial lease concepts
  • Understand all aspects of property management including the administrative, accounting and related procedures
  • Prepare reports to deadlines
  • Prepare Business Cases as needed to assist with the approval of leasing deals
  • Research new and existing retail in order to create analysis on the potential client
  • Fast, accurate keyboarding skills
  • Experience with real estate property valuation an asset
  • Interpersonal skill requirements

  • Strong analytical and interpreting skills are critical to assist with recommendations that will help drive business decisions.
  • Must possess a high commitment to providing quality customer service

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to deliver clear, concise and professional communications in both spoken and written form
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment, tact and discretion in preparing, disclosing and handling information of a confidential and / or sensitive nature
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, ability to prioritize workload and adjust to changing work plans, schedules and deadlines
  • Self-motivated to work independently and proactively with a focus on timely delivery and quality
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across all levels of the organization. The incumbent will interact with many different individuals in a variety of contexts
  • Ability to build and manage relationships
  • Effectively assess problems and determine workable solutions
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Ability to deliver effective presentations
  • High level of professionalism
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