Responsibilities include the full spectrum of real estate consulting, management, leasing, and acquisitions and dispositions. Internal consulting assignments include but are not limited to valuation, market research and highest-and-best-use studies with the purpose of providing guidance and recommendations across company departments and to Customers. The position will identify real estate problems to solve and provide solutions across all regions and be directly involved in leasing and acquisition and disposition of Watco’s real estate assets in a defined region. The position will provide guidance to achieve the highest and best use of Watco real estate and to ensure compliance with policies, operating procedures and agreement terms. This position will work cross-departmentally with Industrial Development, Service Solutions, Sales, Supply Chain, Legal, Environmental, Operations, Property Tax, and Billing and Collection Teams.
The selected applicant must be committed to enhancing Watco’s current real estate portfolio by providing in-depth market research in order to provide strategic advice and recommendations so as to increase property values or achieve favorable outcomes with acquisitions and dispositions. The position will look to uncover new revenue opportunities for our Customers by first understanding their needs and the markets in which they operate and then assessing how the existing Watco real estate portfolio can be leveraged or if new assets need to be acquired.
Commercial real estate appraisal experience (7+ years) and successful completion of certified general appraisal coursework. Industrial real estate professionals with similar brokerage coursework will also be considered. Individuals having completed coursework required to obtain either the MAI or SIOR designations is favorable.
Experience with the following software, applications and subscription services is needed.
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Dynamics
Open Text contract management database
Real estate websites and commercial property subscription services such as CoStar and LoopNet
Public GIS systems and ESRI
About Watco Companies
Watco Companies, LLC is a transportation company providing transportation, terminal and port, supply chain, and mechanical solutions for Customers throughout North America and Australia.