Corporate Real Estate & Development Manager
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your real estate knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Join us, and you’ll have a significant role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. This position is within Apple's Real Estate & Development team and will report to the Director of Real Estate. Position is located in Cupertino, CA.
- 10-15+ 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 internationally as needed.
- International experience preferred.
- Energetic and extremely flexible; motivated and able to work in an incredibly fast and fluid organization. Able to work independently and as part of a team.
- 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.
The Real Estate and Development Manager will be skilled 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. 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. Ability to work with a wide variety of corporate wide functions to assist in the development of short and long range real estate requirements. 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 best practices, 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. Maintain excellent relationships with internal customers, senior management, legal, tax, risk management, landlords, vendors, consultants, and outside brokers throughout the U.S.
Education & Experience
BA/BS degree from an accredited institution; MBA preferred. We are looking for a highly motivated and proactive thinker who can think strategically and stay connected to our customers. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of integrity, creativity, initiative, accountability, communication and interpersonal skills, with a commitment to teamwork and excellence.