Director of Real Estate | Leasing | Dallas, TX

Dallas Permanent USD135,000 - USD160,000
  • Retail company in fast expansion moment.
  • In need of new Head of Real Estate for the company.

About Our Client

Our client was founded in 1990 with a clear objective - to provide people with access to affordable quality eye-wear with same-day speed. Since then, the brand has evolved from one store to a 200+ store major competitor in the optical industry, operating nationwide in 42 states under a family of brands.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


▪ Execute corporate real estate strategy and align with strategic company growth goals under the direction of the Chief Growth Officer
▪ Deliver a robust pipeline of deals which allow for properly paced and sequenced openings
▪ Responsible for managing the full project life cycle for new store growth within an assigned region by creating and executing a strategic real estate plan for each designated market area within the region, including building, maintaining, and managing relationships with regional brokers, landlords, and developers for new store pipeline
▪ Perform market planning & trade area reviews to identify potential sites based on demographics, regional draw, and market potential, utilizing a GIS web-based tool
▪ Secure quality sites within desired trade areas that meet/beat fair market value and negotiate, review & approve Letters of Intent associated with new stores and re-locations
▪ Work closely with attorneys (internal and external) on leases and track progress to assure execution in a timely manner
▪ Work cross-functionally with Professional Affairs, Construction, Business Intelligence, Legal, Finance, Operations, Marketing and other internal team members to execute on all new store related activities within assigned region. Lead effort to prepare for Real Estate Committee presentations for new stores, re-locations, and store expansions within region

The Successful Applicant

▪ Demonstrated ability to effectively establish relationships with and interact with the real estate development community including developers and brokers
▪ Demonstrated skills in the areas of financial proforma analysis and lease/contract negotiations.
▪ Ability to present information effectively and respond to questions from executive team members, property owners, store managers and local government officials
▪ Ability to carry out multiple assignments concurrently while holding self and others accountable
▪ Superior communication, presentation, analytical, and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated ability to understand the audience and customer
▪ Strong negotiation and transaction management skills

What's on Offer

Base salary


full benefits package

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