Corporate Real Estate & Development Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Posted: Dec 20, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200023357
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring your passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Come join our Real Estate and Development group. You will have a significant role in transforming spaces into our corporate offices, stores, and product development centers. You’ll also help locate, develop, and lead these properties around the world. Our goal is to ensure those workplaces also run smoothly, so everyone at Apple can focus on what they do best. Join us, and together, we’ll make it possible for Apple’s physical spaces to reflect the same simplicity and beauty as our products. This position is within Apple's Real Estate & Development team and will report to the Director of Real Estate. Skilled in the leadership, management and coordination of domestic and international real estate property acquisition and disposal activities composed of multiple projects in various stages of planning, investigation, negotiation, execution through implementation. Prepare financial and sensitivity analysis for all transactions and projects. Develop business justification and recommendations for presentation to user groups and executive management team for approval. Assist with the strategic planning for the acquisition and disposition of Apple owned facilities properties, including financial analysis, market information, offering terms and conditions, marketing materials, contract review, and negotiations. Review and update real estate standard methodologies, forms and documents and enhancements to the real estate database that will improve the quality of real estate delivery. Develop benchmarking standards, and key metrics and update periodically. Provide support to project and construction management teams and oversee conformance to lease requirements such as obtaining landlord consent, negotiating restoration requirements and collection of Tenant Improvement dollars. Manage current real estate assets by taking a proactive approach by anticipating lease renewals and terminations and all critical dates, lowering and auditing operating expenses, managing subleases and collecting sublease rents, coordinating landlord approval of alterations, completing estoppel certificates, paying rents and property taxes on a timely basis, and assisting in property tax appeals. Maintains excellent relationships with internal customers, senior management, legal, tax, risk management, landlords, vendors, consultants, and outside brokers throughout the U.S.

Key Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in commercial or corporate real estate with familiarity of construction practices. Strong skill set in the following areas: financial modeling, budgeting, negotiations, computer programs (Word, Excel), team building and written and verbal communications.
  • Strong financial and analytical skills required.
  • Ability to travel domestically (and internationally) as needed.
  • International experience preferred.
  • You are high-energy and flexible; motivated and you work in an incredibly fast and fluid organization. You work independently and as part of a team.


Experienced in all facets of acquisition, administration and disposition of leased/owned property. Skills to include commercial and R&D leasing, industrial/warehouse leasing, subleasing, sale–lease back, license agreements and land acquisition and disposition. Skilled in planning, tracking, evaluating and reporting on the performance of assigned activities. Ability to work with a wide variety of corporate wide functions to assist in the development of short and long range real estate requirements. Skilled in negotiating multi-million dollar, complex real estate agreements. Experienced in overseeing tenant improvement projects.

Education & Experience

BA/BS degree from an accredited institution; MBA preferred.

Additional Requirements