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Director of Real Estate and Facilities

Location: Minnetonka, MN
Job # 10427773
Date Posted: 02-14-2018
The Director of Real Estate and facilities is responsible for the project management of all leasing, construction, facilities, and real estate transactions.
Job Duties/Accountabilities:
  • Assist with real estate acquisition planning including: Phase I studies, title work, ALTA surveys, TOPO surveys, purchase agreements, existing facility studies, etc., along with proper vetting of the building and site constraints.
  • Work with the team to handle zoning regulations and city approvals by providing clear direction on project intent and operational practices.
  • With assistance of architects and with feedback from the store/corporate team, work to determine physical space needs, desired adjacencies and overall facility objectives.
  • Implement Morrie’s corporate design standards and specs with individual store requirements.
  • Manage construction meetings and overall project schedules between design, construction, and store management teams in association with manufacturer required deadlines.
  • Manage the procurement of owner FFE necessary for operations (i.e. furniture, service equipment, photo booths, MFR media packages, signage, security, IT)
  • Manage communication with the manufacturers on location approvals, design and construction deadlines, and reimbursements related to facility improvements.
  • Prepare budgets on overall project costs and report on construction progress to MAG Management team and the Board of Directors.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or a related field. Real Estate Certification and/or Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 10-years of experience in real estate transactions and portfolio management is preferred along with a minimum of 5-years of facilities management.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of project management experience required.
  • Automotive and/or retail experience is preferred.

We offer a comprehensive benefit plan -- including medical, dental, paid time off, STD/LTD, 401K and life insurance.
At Morrie's, we do things a little different. We have a passion for changing the way the business has been run and we need top talent in order to do it. We hire assertive, forward-thinkers who see the big picture of our business. Our Buy Happy sales process has proven itself and helped us create a highly engaging and social environment where our employees are happy and in-turn our customers Buy Happy.
If you are looking for a happy and stable culture and working environment Morrie’s is the place.
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