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We provide all our employees opportunities for professional development. We encourage our employees to take ownership of their careers and foster an environment where people are able to maximize their potential.

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If you are an experienced real estate professional looking for an outstanding work environment please send your resume to careers@akridge.com.

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Information For Recruiters
Akridge's Human Resources department is responsible for the company's recruiting and hiring. If your placement agency is interested in establishing a relationship with Akridge, please send company information, including the firm's standard search agreement and references, to: Stephanie Brown at sbrown@akridge.com or mail to: Akridge, Attn: Human Resources, 601 Thirteenth Street NW, Suite 300N, Washington, DC 20005.

Any resume received from any placement agency by anyone outside of Human Resources or in the absence of an agreement with Akridge will become property of Akridge, and Akridge shall have no obligation of payment with respect thereto.

Development Manager

Date Posted: 03/21/2019

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description:

 

Akridge is seeking a Development Manager to assist in the development of complex commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate projects in the Washington, D.C. area. The Development Manager will have a front-facing role and be involved in all aspects of the development cycle. Qualified candidates will have 5-10 years of experience, exceptional communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills, strong abilities in financial analysis and presentation, and a basic knowledge of the Washington area real estate market. The ability to multi-task is crucial, as well as the ability to work independently and creatively.



Akridge offers a comprehensive benefits package and excellent opportunities for professional development and career growth.

 

Building Manager

Date Posted: 03/21/2019

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description: Building Manager

We are looking for a commercial real estate professional to join our award-winning Property Management team.  The management assignment will be within the Akridge DC portfolio.

A successful candidate will need at least 2 - 3 years experience in commercial property management, a college degree, and will be required to attain the Real Property Administrator (RPA) certification during the first two years of employment.  LEED AP or LEED Green Associate designations are a plus.  

Providing responsive, outstanding customer service to our Clients and Investors is a priority.  Strong analytic and organizational skills along with proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel are necessary. Knowledge of Building Systems, Energy Star Manager, LEED Online, or MACH Energy is a plus.

Client Services Coordinator

Date Posted: 03/18/2019

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description:

CLIENT SERVICES COORDINATOR

General Responsibilities

The Client Services Coordinator is responsible for supporting the management and operation of first class commercial office buildings in the Akridge portfolio, as assigned. The Client Services Coordinator’s primary obligation is to provide outstanding customer service to Clients, investors and vendors through innovative, responsible and responsive building management and financial management techniques. 

The Client Services Coordinator will also coordinate with the Building Services, Leasing, Construction Management and Accounting departments to ensure outstanding customer service is provided to our Clients and Investors. 

This position reports directly to the Senior Property Manager or Property Manager of the assigned properties and works in cooperation with the Building Services staff, property management staff and other members of the building team, outside contractors, and in the service of all Building Clients.

General Qualifications

The Client Services Coordinator interacts regularly with all Clients, members of the Building Services staff and outside contractors.  Therefore, professionalism and the ability to deal with various personalities are primary qualifications.  The Client Services Coordinator must possess strong verbal communication skills, exemplary organizational skills, the ability to meet deadlines and the ability to handle multiple priorities.  The Client Services Coordinator must be proficient in Word and Excel and have the ability to function on a variety of computer software programs.  Client Services Coordinators will be expected to enroll in the Real Property Administrators curriculum with the intention of receiving a RPA designation within approximately three years and to become a notary public. 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain a professional relationship with tenant representatives by visiting each Client contact on a regular basis. (at least twice per month)
  • Work in conjunction with other Akridge departments and all outside contracted personnel to provide Clients with the highest level of quality service.
  • Be familiar with all lease terms and requirements
  • Communicate with Clients through the of Electronic Tenant Solutions software.
  • Coordinate Client relations activities with Akridge.
  • Respond promptly to all Clients inquires and follow up with all requests for services.
  • Perform administrative duties including invoice approval, access security fob and contact management and other duties as assigned.
  • Assist Senior Property Manager and Property Manager with budget preparation.
  • Issue Client Manual and see that information is kept current.
  • Assist with contract management and preparation as requested.
  • Assist with creation, planning and implementation of building wide Client events.
  • Provide back up for the lobby attendant or security guard.
  • Provide notary services to building Clients. 

Site Inspections and Building Operations

  • Work with Chief engineer and building services staff to ensure that the building mechanical systems and grounds are clean, secure, energy efficient, operating properly and in compliance with building codes.
  • Maintain vacant space in secured and marketable condition at all times.
  • Maintain emergency procedures guidelines.
  • Oversee on site contracted personnel to ensure that they provide our Clients with the highest quality service.  Act as a liaison with the Management Contact for the particular service provider.
  • Develop professional working relationships with Leasing, Construction Management, Development and Building Services.
  • Initiate work tickets as a result of site inspections and follow up with Engineer, Porter or Lobby Attendant.
  • Follow up with clients on work orders.

Contractor Assignments

  • Act as contact for requests from Clients regarding contract work and contracted personnel.  Initiate work request and/or arrange for contractor.  Inform PM and follow up with contractor and Client.
  • Schedule cyclical maintenance such as window washing, carpet cleaning, and elevator maintenance.

Work Tickets

  • Input work tickets into computer as needed.  Close work tickets as requested by Property Manager.
  • Follow up status and classify as to urgency.  Keep Senior Property Manager advised of problems in the building.

Client surveys

  • Distribute annual Client survey forms to all Clients and coordinate with Senior Property Manager and Property Manager on follow- up of evaluations by letter and telephone.

Invoices

  • Initiate invoices for all Client billable work performed by JAMCO staff and outside contractors.
  • Code all vendor invoices in accordance with the building budgets for approval by others.

Client Move-Ins

  • Responsible for recurring procedures associated with Client move-ins including but not limited to:  preparation and presentation of welcome letters; Initiation of recycling program; follow up on order of directory strips, suite and building signage.

Special Projects

  • Initiate major non-recurring and capital improvements projects according to the budget schedule.
  • Assist with other financial reporting.
  • Assist with department wide programs as requested.


Conference Room Managment (if applicable)

  • Schedule and manage conference rooms or other public areas of the building.
  • Manage building staff with set up and break down of conference facility
  • Assist with IT support for the conference facility
  • Initiate invoices for conference room use
  • Oversee general appearance and upkeep of the conference facility

Spending Authority

  • The Client Services Coordinator must obtain approval from the Property Manager prior to making any expenditure on behalf of the building in excess of $500.

Miscellaneous Responsibilities

  • Assist Engineer staff with administrative tasks.
  • Assist with compliance with Akridge’s internal building operational audit program (BOA).
  • Attend weekly staff meetings as well as other regularly scheduled building meetings.
  • Assist with creation, management and implementation of building’s emergency preparedness plan.
  • Assist with creation, management and implementation of building’s sustainable plan.
  • Assist with department wide initiatives as assigned (i.e. elevator permits, certificate of insurance tracking etc.)

 

 

 

Vice President of Acquisitions - North Carolina

Date Posted: 01/10/2019

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description:

VICE PRESIDENT – ACQUISITIONS – NC
  

Akridge is seeking a Vice President of Acquisitions to assist in the acquisition and development of complex multifamily, office, and mixed-use real estate development projects in the Charlotte, Raleigh/Durham/RTP, North Carolina real estate markets.  This individual will be responsible for originating, analyzing, financing and closing new investment opportunities for the firm.  The position requires deal sourcing expertise, presentation and communication skills, strong abilities in financial analysis and capital markets, excellent interpersonal skills, and deep knowledge of the North Carolina real estate markets.  This position will report to the Senior Vice Presidents of Acquisitions and Development. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify and source new multifamily, office and mixed-use investment and fee generation opportunities for the firm in the North Carolina markets. 
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of market trends and notable transactions, and make strategic and investment recommendations to executive leadership, Investment Committee, and institutional investment partners.
  • Prepare and deliver detailed investment presentations that would include financial pro formas, market analysis, business plan, financing strategy, summary of due diligence, etc.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the brokerage and capital markets communities on behalf of the firm.
  • Coordinate and manage due diligence efforts on new acquisitions.
  • Work in conjunction with the Development Department as necessary - particularly in assembling and analyzing due diligence on prospective properties, preparing business plans for new and existing assets, and creating budgets and pro forma analysis of prospective acquisitions. 
  • Report on deal pipeline, active acquisitions, and current North Carolina development projects on a regular basis.
  • Assist and advise on development activities for active North Carolina development projects. 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Five to ten years of experience in multifamily or mixed-use real estate
  • Extensive knowledge of the Washington, DC and/or North Carolina real estate market and a successful track record of locating, structuring, financing, managing and disposing of successful real estate.
  • Effective communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented, with strong analytical, organizational and coordination skills.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and to work under pressure while maintaining a professional attitude.
  • Ability to create and manipulate pro forma financial analyses in Excel and concisely present findings is required (Argus a plus).
  • Bachelor’s degree required with an emphasis on finance, economics or real estate. MBA Preferred.

Vice President of Acquisitions

Date Posted: 01/10/2019

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description:

VICE PRESIDENT – ACQUISITIONS

 Akridge is seeking a Vice President of Acquisitions to assist in the acquisition and development of complex multifamily and mixed-use real estate development projects in the Washington, DC MSA and North Carolina real estate markets. This individual will be responsible for originating, analyzing, financing and closing new investment opportunities for the firm. The position requires deal sourcing expertise, presentation and communication skills, strong abilities in financial analysis and capital markets, excellent interpersonal skills, and deep knowledge of the Washington, DC and/or North Carolina real estate markets. This position will report to the Senior Vice President of Acquisitions.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Identify and source new multifamily and mixed-use investment and fee generation opportunities in the Washington, DC and/or North Carolina markets for the firm.
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of market trends and notable transactions, and make strategic and investment recommendations to executive leadership, Investment Committee, and institutional investment partners.
  • Prepare and deliver detailed investment presentations that would include financial pro formas, market analysis, business plan, financing strategy, summary of due diligence, etc.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the brokerage and capital markets communities on behalf of the firm.
  • Coordinate and manage due diligence efforts on new acquisitions.
  • Work in conjunction with the Development Department as necessary - particularly in assembling and analyzing due diligence on prospective properties, preparing business plans for new and existing assets, and creating budgets and pro forma analysis of prospective acquisitions.  

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five to ten years of experience in multifamily or mixed-use real estate.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Washington, DC and/or North Carolina real estate market and a successful track record of locating, structuring, financing, managing and disposing of successful real estate.
  • Effective communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented, with strong analytical, organizational and coordination skills.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and to work under pressure while maintaining a professional attitude.
  • Ability to create and manipulate pro forma financial analyses in Excel and concisely present findings is required (Argus a plus).
  • Bachelor's degree required with an emphasis on finance, economics, or real estate. MBA preferred.

Building Engineers

Date Posted: 01/10/2019

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description:

Akridge is seeking Building Engineers and Lead Engineers for our downtown commercial properties. Applicants should have three to five years’ hands-on experience with building operating systems and obtained Universal CFC certification.

The Building Engineer is responsible for maintaining the mechanical, life safety, electrical, plumbing and hardware systems. The Building Engineer, in conjunction with the Chief Engineer, is also responsible for the preventative maintenance program for the property.

Duties will include repairs and preventative maintenance tasks including locksmith services, painting, basic electric, plumbing, mechanical, energy management systems and sustainability mandates. 

The successful candidate will perform duties in a timely, conscientious manner and  maintain good communication with the Chief Engineer, Senior Chief Engineers, Property Manager and all building Clients. 

Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and a strong aptitude for technology is required and knowledge of the AWARE software is a plus.  Akridge offers a competitive benefit and compensation package and is strongly supportive of the professional development of employees.