Burlington Director of Leasing and Surplus in Burlington, New Jersey


If you want an exciting job with one of the largest off-price retailers in the nation, join the Burlington Stores team as Director of Leasing and Surplus !
Are you an experienced retail real estate professional with outstanding asset management skills and 10+ years of retail real estate leasing experience? Do you have the proven ability to think strategically and negotiate effectively? Are you a detail-oriented multi-tasker, with strong project management skills? If so, this may be the right opportunity for you!
Position Summary:

The Director of Leasing and Surplus is responsible for the leasing of all surplus properties, lease renewal negotiations, and sale-leaseback transactions. This individual will also handle all lease modification negotiations and ensure they are properly documented through the amendment process. They will partner closely with our landlords and brokers, as well as our Lease Administration, Real Estate, Legal, and Finance teams.

The Director will be responsible for defining, designing, and implementing the company’s enterprise development management system. This position will work in conjunction with other teams on system enhancements, to improve the performance and reliability of the services delivered to internal partners.

Responsibilities include:

  • Negotiation of surplus tenant opportunities on optimized or surplus space

  • Negotiation and timely execution of amendments required for lease extensions, consents, downsize/remodels, or non-renewals on relocation/closing properties

  • Management of Burlington Shopping Centers - maximizing lease opportunities and budgets for operating expenses

  • Negotiate lease renewals with Landlords and obtain approvals required from Finance and Real Estate

  • Partnering with Real Estate, Market Planning, and Finance to maintain 5 year plan in Lucernex and portfolio guidance relative to relocations, remodels, closures, and renewals.

Candidates must have 10 years of Retail Real Estate leasing experience on the landlord or tenant side. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. ICSC – CCIM a plus. NRTA designation a plus. Approximate travel requirement of 1-2 separate 2 night / 3 day trips per month.

If you…

…are excited to deliver great values to customers every day;

…take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;

…are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;

…believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;

…want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you;

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package, including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(K), and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of our customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Number 2018-88283
Location US-NJ-Burlington
Address 1830 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Real Estate/Store Development
Evergreen Yes