Director of Leasing- Last Mile Investments


Overview of Job Description

Last Mile Investments ( is a premier real estate fund manager and a North American Properties portfolio company ( Our rapidly growing national platform is focused on investing across the United States in high-quality, multi-tenant, unanchored retail centers. The platform currently owns and operates in 11 MSA's, with expectations of growing to 15+ by year-end 2022.

The Director of Leasing will be responsible for developing and implementing proactive, creative retail leasing strategies; focused on improving the Portfolio's value and quality. In addition, this position will be partnering with the other division heads (specifically acquisitions and operations), assisting in maintaining real-time market intelligence, identifying off-market acquisition opportunities, and generally expanding our network and brand in target markets.

This individual will be a core contributor to Last Mile Investment's continued growth and performance.

Duties and Responsibilities

In order to perform daily duties and responsibilities, the Director of Leasing- Last Mile Investments must:

  • With the Executive Team, create the leasing, merchandising, and value-creation strategy for each asset in the Portfolio
  • Execute that leasing, merchandising, and value creation strategy
  • Lead portfolio reviews with a growing list of "preferred" tenants
  • Maintain and build best-in-class relationships within each market
  • Manage and direct all third-party leasing relationships
  • Maintain a real-time perspective of market and submarket trends
  • Work side-by-side with the acquisitions and operations teams to optimize our real-time understanding of sub-market trends, market rents, opportunities, risks, among other vital assessments.
  • Mastery of the Portfolio
  • Execute a highly accretive renewal effort
  • Lead or participate in other special projects as necessary

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Competitive, self-motivated, and results-focused work ethic
  • Superior ability to build relationships and communicate
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think like an owner
  • Consistently curious, innovative, and a student of retail real estate
  • A supportive, collaborative, positive teammate
  • 5+ years of retail leasing, in volume, preferably with experience within an owner/operator
  • Proven track record of success; volume, quality, and creativity
  • Great time management skills
  • Travel required

Compensation and Benefits

What You'll get in Return:

Last Mile and North American have been guided by our mission to invest in people and places, delivering dependable results for our Investors. Our purpose is to build enduring relationships and brighter financial futures.

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Best-in-class benefit package
  • Collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Opportunities for continuing professional development

About North American Properties

About Last Mile Investments

Last Mile Investments is a partnership between North American Properties and the Last Mile Investments management team and is a real estate investment management platform currently acquiring on behalf of Fund I, its Neighborhood Retail Fund.  The focus within Fund I is on the multi-tenant neighborhood center with the following characteristics: i) assets located in highly convenient locations near the consumers home, work, or other stable traffic drivers; ii) assets leased to primarily internet and Amazon resistant retailers, and iii) a combination of stabilized assets and undermanaged/undercapitalized/value add opportunities.  This particular strategy takes advantage of the structural trends in the retail landscape and offers a tremendous opportunity for investors in a yet unseen asset class.

In short, we are a high-growth, high-energy, young, fun, team-first, results-oriented platform! We are building something special with extraordinary people and are staunch protectors of our culture; we seek individuals who want to be part of a true team atmosphere with big goals.

About North American Properties

What makes a place great? North American Properties believes that it all comes down to connections—people to each other; cities to their souls; partners to opportunities; and individuals to experiences that move them.

We believe that by fulfilling people’s desire for connectedness, we’re creating happier places and experiences that, in turn, become more successful environments, more vibrant communities, and ultimately, a better world.  Since 1954, we’ve balanced a well-capitalized approach and a keen focus on successful execution with a willingness to question conventional wisdom, reimagining and expanding the possibilities for more than $7 billion of assets across the US. 

Whether developing multifamily, mixed-use, office, student housing, hotel, or retail environments, we’re driven to deliver more valuable, meaningful real estate that transforms, inspires, delights, and succeeds by connecting us all with what matters most.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Date Posted: 01-19-22

ESTD 1954
We develop multifamily, mixed-use, office, student housing, hotel and retail environments all over the US. We’ve done it with stability, strength, and a singular focus on people and the way places affect them since 1954.
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