Job Summary: Reporting to the Supervisor of Real Estate Portfolio Management, the Property Management Associate (“PMA”) is responsible for day-to-day property management functions including, but not limited to, negotiations, conflict resolution, desktop audits and contract management.

Principal Duties:

  • Negotiate assigned lease renewals and extensions in support of key business objectives and to ensure business continuity.
  • Perform desktop audits on stores with high operating expenses (eg., central business district leases), report findings, and resolve billing conflicts with landlords. Recommend stores for third party, comprehensive audit.
  • Partner and collaborate with Accounting teams to research, reconcile and report on monthly budget variances.
  • Partner and collaborate with internal stakeholders on field related issues; negotiate win-win outcomes with neighbors, local businesses and government authorities in alignment with Wawa’s values.
  • Interpret contractual obligations for internal stakeholders, and partner with them to amicably resolve landlord/tenant conflicts per the lease; re-negotiate terms based on changing business needs or ambiguous language. Escalate unresolved disputes to Supervisor.
  • Partner with facilities to ensure ongoing maintenance of non-operating properties until disposal. Prior to expiration/surrender, ensure property is prepared for turnover per the terms of the lease by a physical inspection, and perform a final walk through of the space with the landlord for surrender.
  • Negotiate sales for on-going businesses, condemnations and easements as assigned.
  • Partner with third party service providers for Lease, CAM and Tax to support cost saving initiatives through due diligence, research, reconciliations, etc.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders, landlords, tenants, government authorities, brokers, service providers.
  • Maintain data requirements for property management to ensure accurate, consistent and reliable reporting.

Essential Functions:

  • Communicate effectively
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret lease contracts (including easements, sale agreements, association docs, etc), property surveys, site plans and building plans
  • Solid understanding of property management practices, tax appeals and CAM programs
  • Good time management, organization and ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours including evenings and weekends as needed
  • Ability to embrace change and an environment of continuous learning

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience, retail real estate experience preferred
  • Advanced in Microsoft Office Suite

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