Market Leasing Associate / Commercial Real Estate Agent

Cana Development - Baltimore, MD (30+ days ago)

Are you a go-getter? Do you work well with others in a fast-paced environment? Would you consider yourself entrepreneurial? Enjoy great food and drinks? Are you organized? Can you get $#!+ done?

We change communities through unique food and retail experiences. We create place. We develop, design, build, lease and operate commercial real estate and restaurants. We are a small boutique company.

Our team members are passionate about food & beverage, innovation and collaboration. We are constantly striving to improve and better ourselves so that we can better support our work. If you have growth mindset and you thrive working in a unique environment, you are probably a great fit for our team!

Our company manages four restaurants, two food halls (soon to be four with 7 more under construction and/or development), and a real estate consulting company specializing in developing Public Markets and Food Halls. We are looking for Market Leasing Associate for a new food hall opening soon.

The ideal Market Leasing Associate candidate will be able to work effectively with minimal oversight while also functioning well in a team environment; able to remain focused while sharing a busy office space; highly organized and enthusiastic as well as creative in his/her approach to problem-solving and attention to detail.

The individual MUST posses the following skills:

  • Organization skills bordering on OCD important.
  • Conduct cold calls to update the database and tour our Markets with prospective food and beverage, retail and restaurant operators
  • Develop contacts in retail brokerage at the local, regional and national levels
  • Build and maintain a strong knowledge base to identify market intelligence
  • Acquire and evaluate the knowledge of local competition
  • Lead/participate in negotiations with potential tenants
  • Collaborate with legal counsel during negotiations
  • Qualify potential tenants and generate solutions to complete negotiations
  • Work closely with contractors regarding project timing and tenant turnover.
  • Interface with architects, property management and construction for space planning and tenant improvement work.
  • Prepare Monthly Lease Activity reports for ownership.
  • Coordinate marketing materials, advertising and public relations, including social media.
  • Create and maintain meaningful partnerships with groups around the city - such as, non-profits, culinary organizations, breweries, arts & music groups youth groups, etc. - and integrate them into our programming.

The following is a HUGE plus, but not required:

  • 2 - 3 years of experience in commercial real estate, leasing, or high-level sales
  • Understanding of restaurant and retail trends/operations.
  • Four-year college degree
  • Ability to work long hours, possibly evenings and weekends

What you will get:

  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more
  • If you work hard, you're the one who'll reap the rewards, both personally and professionally.
  • More than any other place you'll work, we're dedicated to honing your skills, helping you grow and making sure you have plenty of fun while you're at it.

Bachelor's Degree is required

Have an unfailing positive attitude and attention to detail? Are you looking for a place to belong? Is that us? Like what you hear? Give us the usual resume, information, etc., but also give us your story. Why does this position as an office manager and our company interest you?


No Telecommuting. Local Candidates only. Please send your resume, your story and salary requirements. Resumes submitted without requested information will not be considered. Please NO phone calls, subcontractors, third party or recruiting agencies. Thank you.

Company’s offices are currently located in Baltimore City, MD in between the neighborhoods of Little Italy and Harbor East. Some travel will be required.

Applicants must present a resume in .PDF format in order to be considered.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Sales: 2 years
  • Real: 2 years


  • Bachelor's


  • Baltimore, MD 21231