The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a critical member of the Business Management team at the San Diego International Airport. The Business Management team develops, negotiates, implements and manages all revenue-producing agreements and relationships between the Airport Authority and private enterprises. The Business Management team currently manages a portfolio of over 240 agreements generating in excess of $170 million in annual revenues. Agreements under management include but are not limited to airline operating and lease agreements, ground handling licenses, food and beverage concessions, retail concessions, rental car licenses, facility use and occupancy leases, easements, and rights of way. The Real Estate Manager will be responsible for managing a portfolio of Airport Authority real property, airline operating and lease agreements, ground handling licenses, and other business assets. The individual will drive enhanced business relationships that advance the customer experience of the Airport while ensuring revenue goals and objectives are met. The right candidate will be a self-motivated, strategic thinker, excellent communicator (both written and verbal), and consensus builder among diverse internal and external stakeholders. The candidate must be able to work diplomatically with government entities, internal staff, tenants and community stakeholders.
Examples of Duties:
Plans, organizes, supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned staff.
Researches and manages assigned properties and real estate projects; participates in developing program and project plans and budgets; develops and recommends asset management policies and procedures; plans, organizes and implements work activities to meet established goals and objectives; ensures program and project compliance with applicable laws, regulations and regulatory agency requirements.
Formulates real estate development and new business concepts; participates in the implementation and coordination of Authority real estate development projects; researches, plans and initiates business development concepts; reviews and evaluates complex financial pro forma and other analyses; analyzes opportunities and constraints for alternative development and business scenarios; supports multiple stakeholders on development and new business projects; leads teams to ensure project goals are achieved in a timely manner; monitors and reports on project progress and results.
Conducts real property negotiations and transactions; prepares and facilitates selection processes for Requests for Proposals; prepares and administers airport-related real property agreements, such as leases, operating agreements, easements, permits, licenses, etc.; oversees the financial performance of Authority real estate assets; performs financial research.
Interacts or negotiates with tenants or their legal representatives; negotiates for the purchase, sale, or transfer of property rights; conducts market analyses of real property, performs periodic renegotiation of rents and other rates and charges.
Analyzes the financial qualifications of prospective tenants and business operators; reviews and coordinates tenant improvement projects; receives, investigates and contributes to the resolution of tenant or public complaints; inspects and reviews tenancies for compliance with lease agreements, insurance requirements and other Authority policies.
Prepares reports and drafts real estate documents; establishes and maintains a database of Authority real property within assigned area, portfolio, or projects.
Coordinates with and provides asset management information and assistance to internal and external customers and stakeholders; responds to a variety of real estate inquiries from internal and external sources; represents the department in meetings with tenants, developers, contractors, consultants and officials from other jurisdictions.
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in business or public administration, finance, real estate or a closely related field; and five years of progressively responsible professional experience involving commercial or industrial asset management, property management, and/or real estate development, preferably in an airport environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.