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SVP Property Development-Corporate HQ

  • West

Marc Allen Associates

Region: West


Leading a nearly 40-person team, including the GVPs of Corporate Properties and Real Estate Supply Chain Facilities, you will head all aspects of more than 20M sq. ft. of non-retail properties. These include owned and leased offices, distribution centers, warehouses, parking facilities, data centers, land holdings, and residential assets in over 50 locations in the US. Managing a large annual capital and operating expense budget, you will partner closely with Merchandising, Supply Chain, and Corporate Services executives to ensure short, mid, and long-term strategies are supported and executed from a real estate perspective.

In this seat-at-the-table, succession-planned role, you will frequently interact with top-level leaders as the “face” of Corporate Properties-Non-Retail. Partnering at the highest levels, you will drive strategic planning, budgeting, acquisitions (leased and purchased), and dispositions while managing vendors and contracts, corporate property development, design, construction, and facilities.



  • Understand each internal department’s business and translate their strategies into real estate solutions, performing land and building site selection activities based on business requirements.
  • Prepare 5-Year capital and operating budgets that align with corporate objectives and business partner budgets.
  • Ensure the Non-Retail Properties team is staffed, trained, and motivated to provide best-in-class performance and internal services.
  • Support Corporate Social Responsibility programs as appropriate.

Property Development/Deal-Making:

  • Provide Real Estate Committee documents for the review and approval of all real estate transactions.
  • Negotiate and manage Letters of Intent, Leases, Option Agreements, and Purchase and Sale Agreements.
  • Work with municipalities to support development activities, including incentives, permits, inspections, utilities, roads, easements, entitlements, etc.
  • Partner with owners, developers, landlords, and property managers on acquisitions, dispositions, and day-to-day activities impacting owned and leased properties.
  • Manage external vendors for brokerage, legal, architecture, engineering, and construction.
  • Frequently use proprietary Property Development Life Cycle software, gaining expertise.

Facilities Management:

  • Negotiate and manage all vendor contracts and services for furniture, food, fitness, copy/print, mail, reception, and all other day-to-day facility management services.
  • Handle all capital and operating expense invoices.
  • Manage the office work order system and ensure service requests are performed timely and with high quality.
  • Establish and manage facility management service levels to ensure the workplace is safe and productive, supporting associate attraction and retention.
  • Oversee all associate moves, adds, and changes in the three main offices
  • Develop and manage space capacity and utilization plans to maintain utilization levels and affordability.
  • Lead Office of the Future/Hybrid Work planning efforts.
  • Develop, manage, and update Standard Operating Procedures and Policies for key activities within Corporate Properties.
  • Ensure operations comply with OSHA, building code, and local laws and requirements.


· Building Effective Teams

· Ensures Accountability & Execution

· Developing Talent

· Manages Conflict

· Collaboration

· Business Acumen

· Leading by Example

· Plans, Aligns & Prioritizes


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years of Corporate and Supply Chain facilities management experience, managing large-scale business operations with multiple sites that include Corporate and Distribution facilities; Retail experience, a plus
  • Track record of supervising management teams in multiple locations.
  • Experience handling budgets and implementing major projects effectively and on time.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a strategic mindset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


  • Job requires working in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
  • Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, working with paper/files, etc.
  • Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
  • Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
  • Some travel is required.
  • This role requires regular in-office presence, including engaging in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work.

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