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Director, Anchor Leasing

Company name
General Growth Properties, Inc.

Chicago, IL

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GGP has an immediate need for an Anchor Leasing Director at GGP

in Chicago, IL.

General Growth Properties has been in the shopping center business for more than 50 years blending innovation, tradition and reputation to create some of the country’s top shopping centers. As employees we are collaborative, creative, self starters who aim to positively impact the shopping experience for our customer every day. A career with GGP is your chance to embark on a rewarding journey into the retail real estate industry!

Position Summary:

The Director of Anchor Leasing will be responsible for maintaining and maximizing anchor leasing relationships within the portfolio to facilitate deal and approval process. Collaborate with internal teams, including development, design, construction and asset management to ensure timely execution of anchor leasing approvals needed for company’s expansive redevelopment strategies. Work directly with the legal real estate group on documentation of all anchor leasing deals and approvals. Provide anchor leasing status reports on a monthly basis to senior and executive leadership team and other information packages as requested.

Key Responsibilities:

Negotiate/facilitate anchor approvals, letters of intent, leases, lease renewals, purchase & sale leaseback agreements

Accountable for building and maintaining strong working relationships with anchor leasing tenants

Active participation in development meetings with senior and executive leadership team

Leverage strategic market intelligence obtained through anchor leasing relationships

Work closely with asset management to resolve department store operational issues/disputes

Research and provide lease, reciprocal easement, and supplemental agreement provision inquiries as requested

Prepare anchor leasing reports as necessary

Other duties and special projects as assigned


Qualifications include the following:

Bachelor’s degree with a preferred concenctration in Real Estate, Finace or Marketing

5 years experience in real estate leasing enviornment or within retail or commerical real estate industry

An understanding of the shopping center and retail real estate industry

Ability to think strategically and act tactically

Collbaorator, influencer and relationship builder

High energy individual with an optismtic attidue that demonstrates personal ownership while exercising good judgement

GGP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law


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General Growth Properties, Inc.
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Company Profile
General Growth Properties is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high-quality regional malls throughout the United States. GGP’s portfolio is comprised of 120 regional malls in the United States totaling approximately 125 million square feet. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP. General Growth is the second largest retail property REIT in the U.S.

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