Contract Specialist (Leasing)

Posted: 03/11/2020
Full Time
Phoenix, AZ
The Contract Specialist position will work as a leasing team member to support the leasing deal makers in research, analysis, creating and processing lease information and agreements while supporting the leasing team through the following responsibilities. **Paralegal background required**
Essential Functions:
  • Timely facilitate the full execution of all types of leases and lease related documents from onset to final in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Assist with preparing & reviewing LOIs to ensure compliance with company requirements and to assess the overall viability of the transactions.
  • Timely execution of tenant credit reports on an as needed basis.
  • Preparation of LETs/Approval Packs for the In-House review for New Leases, Renewals and other lease related documents.
  • Preparation of approval packs for in-house review for new leases, renewals and other lease related documents.
  • Coordinate retention of legal services to prepare documents.
  • Perform preliminary and ongoing research to ensure that new lease concepts do not violate any exclusives/restrictions at a property,
  • Pursue waivers from tenants as necessary.
  • Draft License Agreements, Broker Listings, NDA’s, waivers and other miscellaneous documents.
  • Preparation and distribution of monthly and quarterly reports: REIT, TIC, JV.
  • Preparation and maintenance of spreadsheets to track document status for leases and renewals for MT and ST properties, i.e., leasing reports, commission payments, etc.
  • Preparation of lease listing and sale agreements for all properties and Maintenance of Broker files.
  • Prepare documentation for submission/payment and timely processing of broker leasing commissions.
  • Assist with Leasing Budget and or Assumptions
  • Work closely with brokers, deal makers and property managers to ensure that vacancies are filled in a timely manner.
  • Run Credit Reports – Maintain ADP files & confidentiality protocols.
  • Excellent and timely communications and coordination with internal and external business partners.
  • Other projects as assigned.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in commercial real estate or adjacent equivalent
  • Paralegal background required 
  • Retail leasing background preferred
  • Successful candidate must be highly organized and demonstrate the ability to Multi-Task in a fast pace environment
  • Must have a thorough understanding of lease terms and conditions
  • Proficient in MS Office suite: Excel, Word, Outlook & PowerPoint
  • Experience with MRI is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience is preferred.
  • Current real estate license, BOMA, IREM, or CCIM designations are a plus
  • CIM does not accept unsolicited resumes from Agencies.  Any unsolicited resumes received from Agencies will be considered property of CIM and no fees will be due or paid.  If you wish to become an approved Agency with CIM or any of its Affiliates, please contact a member of the CIM Talent Acquisition Team.