Leasing Director Asia – Retail Acquisitions & Developments

Competitive

Estates & Facilities Management / Real Estate, Asset & Property Management

Permanent

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Matthew Evans
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Matthew leads MRG’s Real Estate Advisory and Project and Cost Management business units, working with a range of organisations in order to provide tailored recruitment solutions and aligned services. Having joined MRG in 2013 he has successfully grown both the Real Estate Adv

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Job Description

REF: 15488
Posted: 23 June 2020
Closes: 27 July 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a high achieving and ambitious Leasing Director to lead the Retail Acquisitions and Developments arm of a reputable real estate organisation in Kuala Lumpur.

The role will be part of the executive management team and will lead the Leasing team input in any future green and brownfield retail developments across Vietnam, China and Thailand and potentially Malaysia.

Responsibilities

  • Provide extensive input into the feasibility stage of brown and greenfield retail developments
  • Take lead on site visits and provide recommendations in arrangement with commercial strategies
  • Identify potential for expansion growth and implement tactics to drive revenue of the business
  • Negotiate and manage leasing contracts in accordance to the company's objectives
  • To work with the Development Team to ensure that the retail space(s) is fully leased
  • Assess and ensure right tenant mix on potential retail asset acquisitions.
  • Build strong relationships with corporate clients, MNC, and being aware of their expansion plans and brand portfolio across Asia.
  • Be aware and advise on general real estate market trends in specific aforementioned geographies.
  • Manage monthly leasing reports and tenants' performance reports, for newly acquired assets.
  • Ensure that lease administration matters are in order.

Capabilities & Qualifications

  • Has a pleasant disposition and possesses strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Resourceful, hands on and good team player with a high level of initiative
  • Degree holder with 15 to 20 years’ experience in retail leasing across Asia
  • Good knowledge of commercial leasing, market movements and real estate development plans in Asia or South East Asia
  • Excellent industry contacts
  • Degree in Real Estate, Communications, Marketing
  • All candidates must have strong written and spoken English language skills; Mandarin or Cantonese is desirable.

If you are interested in applying this role, please contact Matthew Evans at MRG People Asia today for a confidential discussion.