GK Real Estate is seeking a General Property Manager that will be responsible for managing, directing and coordinating operations at the Lufkin Mall in Lufkin, Texas. The General Property Manager is accountable to protect, maintain, and enhance the value of the Lufkin Mall in order to maximize the owners’ financial return and for the benefit of the tenants, consumers, and the community.
The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, connections with the community of Lufkin, and a proven track record of managing commercial/retail real estate.
Overseeing daily operations for the center, to include preparing and adhering to the annual budget, managing financial aspects such as accounts payable/receivable, payroll and control of expenses, and overseeing general property maintenance and appearance
Managing tenant construction activities by working with suppliers, service and construction contractors
Developing staff to reach their full potential and become a high-performing team in areas of leasing, marketing, customer service, maintenance, accounting, and finance
Establishing and maintaining excellent customer service and tenant relations within the center and assisting with leasing/marketing strategies.
Establishing yourself in the community as a local business leader and assist in the attraction of businesses to the property
Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field
Ten + years general management experience in the retail, hospitality or property management industry
Financial management skills, including the ability to analyze P&L statements, develop operating budgets, and forecast expenditures
Ability to understand construction plans and specifications
Excellent organization skills with the ability to prioritize and delegate workload while resolving issues
Superior communication skills, both verbal and written skills, as well as listening skills
Ability to train, develop, lead and inspire a team of talented individuals
Effective change management and problem-solving ability plus willingness to take on a challenge
Additional Salary Information: Position is eligible for bonus
About GK Development, Inc.
GK Real Estate is a commercial real estate firm based in Barrington, Illinois. Guided by an experienced and tightly knit management team, GK Real Estate acquires, develops, owns and operates a diversified portfolio of commercial and retail property across the United States. GK Real Estate specializes in identifying the potential in smaller, niche markets that are in robust trade areas. To ensure the feasibility of target properties, we maintain strict underwriting standards for our acquisitions, focusing on those properties that are the dominant retail draw within their trade area.