This position reports to the Project Executive for the Aventura Mall expansion and is responsible for a) coordinating with departments such as Leasing, Legal Leasing and Mall Management to facilitate Tenant Openings, b) providing guidance to Leasing in regard to all design and construction activities to enhance Landlord’s opportunity for earlier rent commencements, c) estimating, bidding, contracting, and executing Landlord’s work for on time delivery of spaces, and d) getting tenants open without delay.
•Facilitate tenant openings to ensure that tenants open without delay. •Review deals for possible acceleration of LLW, design, and construction activity, and recommend to Management & Leasing (seek executive approvals of same) to accelerate the timeline to help ensure target openings/ priority RCD’s are met. •Anticipate issues/ problems by analyzing the necessary timelines for plans, construction, LLW, permitting, coordination of exiting tenants, etc and prevent delays by escalating/ resolving the issues before they cause a delay in delivery or opening. •Provide estimates for LLW $ to Leasing to accurately reflect cost for the anticipated scope of LLW. In addition, the Sr. TC is also responsible to provide Leasing with alternatives to reduce costs or better utilize configuration of a space. •A Sr. TC is to ensure that the Leasing Agent is well versed on the LLW scope and cost so that a deal can be accurately represented to deal committee. •Monitor deals to ensure that any delivery dates required by a lease with penalties are not missed. This includes monitoring in process deals and escalating any deal that is in danger of missing the delivery date and proposing solutions to ensure the delivery date is met. (Such as starting LLW prior to lease execution or having a delivery date changed in an unexecuted lease to be in line with what is possible). •Aid Leasing in negotiating LLW or Tenant scope of work in coordination in the lease and properly document these items via Change Logs in SSLE. •Identify opportunities to improve / correct/ remove language contained in previously negotiated leases that inhibit timely openings or place the company at risk for loss. •Recognize issues that have a material impact on the company and bring them to the attention of the Manager with suggested solutions as applicable. •The Sr. TC is responsible to schedule LLW to coincide with the anticipated delivery of the premises. •Maintain tenant design criteria manuals for each mall, to be used by tenants to design and build stores that will enhance the overall look and feel of the shopping center. •Assist tenants (especially those with little or no construction experience) through the permitting and build out process. •Competitively bid LLW and negotiate contracts with architects, engineers, and GC’s for the completion of completion of construction documents and space buildouts. •Review, comment and approve tenant plans to ensure specific mall criteria for compliance and design intent. •Sr. TC’s are expected to coordinate more difficult projects that involve higher end tenants, with more stringent storefront criteria. •Sr. TC’s are required to perform tenant coordination for development projects, transformation properties, and other difficult centers. •Work with local governmental authorities to develop expedited plan review, establish construction inspection requirements, and accelerate the issuance of a C of O, specifically with regard to development or transformation properties. •Other duties as assigned.
Desired Skills & Experience
Architectural, construction, engineering or related degree preferred. Minimum of 4 years Tenant Coordination experience preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Familiarity of engineering systems such as electrical, plumbing, sprinkler, FDSC, structural and HVAC (e.g. CW/ HW, conditioned air, multi-zone, RTU, split system, etc.) A high level of professionalism with a customer service attitude. Team player, self-motivated and excellent time management/ organizational habits. Strong problem solving and negotiation skills.