National Real Estate Manager
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Contributing to the McDonald’s National Development Plan, primarily in producing new, freestanding locations and leading deals through internal approvals, contractual negotiations, ground breaks, and openings. The National Real Estate Manager is the primary dealmaker for the above referenced territory and will be mange the project from inception through restaurant opening.
Develop, maintain, and implement a comprehensive, strategic market plan for a defined territory and handle bold new store growth goals
Maintain strong market knowledge and an understanding of McDonald’s coverage gaps, target markets, trends, projected home/work/shop growth, competition, and other factors that build real estate opportunities
Handle network of real estate brokers to identify potential sites for new restaurant development and relocations.
Conduct sites tours with National RE Lead and Development Director to gain field approval of proposed sites
In conjunction with McDonald’s Analytics team, estimate and analyze sales performance of new restaurants to ensure accurate forecasting
Prepare and present new restaurant site packages to the Real Estate Committee. Presentation shall include a decision logic, maps, aerials, demographics, competitor analysis, sales forecast, return metrics, impact analysis, and real estate deal points.
- The intent of the presentation is to gain McDonald’s leadership approval of the site and economics
Prepare and negotiate terms of letter of intent (LOI) and work with internal legal representation to negotiate lease or purchase contract for all approved sites
Partner with coordination and construction teams to ensure project moves efficiently through due diligence, entitlements, and construction phases. Real estate stays with the project through opening and beyond.
Participate in weekly development department project status meetings and lead associated critical datesQualifications:
Must be fully vaccinated (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) for COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination by start date.
7+ years’ retail deal-making experience preferred
Comprehensive and proficient understanding of single-tenant real estate site selection and acquisition
Resourceful at identifying and evaluating restaurant site locations (availability, access, population trends, sales potential, and competition.)
BA/BS degree in a real estate or business subject area strongly preferred
Ability to travel up to 50% of time
Proven abilities in legal contract negotiation and administration
Proactive, innovative, and critical thinking/project manager
Strong written and verbal communication
Excellent interpersonal, persuasion and partnership skills.
Ability to engage and influence Senior-level executives and team members
Willingness to be flexible, adaptive, and to operate in a multifaceted, fast paced environment.Additional Information:
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