Nicholas
SENIOR REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL  Mound Minnesota Status: Offline
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Summary

Self starting Real Estate Manager with over 20 years of increasing management, leasing and sales experience for landlords and high growth retailers.

Experience

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

v Site Selection

v Rent reduction

v Retail Leasing

v Multi-Tenant Leasing

v Land Sales

v Lease Negotiations

v Management

v Mixed Use

v Power Center

v Broker Management

v Lease Renewal

v Lease Optimization

v National Experience

v Entitlements

v OEA Review

PROVEN ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Regularly handled in excess of 90 complex real estate deals at one time
  • Successfully negotiated leases and purchase agreements with national retailers and landlords
  • Negotiated operation easement agreements and amendments of with Target Corporation
  • Successfully negotiated construction contracts for fast paced retailer growth
  • Lead a team of over 10 brokers to find prospects for 26 properties totaling in excess of 5.2 million square feet located in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska
  • Averaged 60 new store openings simultaneously renewing 29 leases per year

CAREER PATH

Regis Corp. 2016-present

Real Estate Manager

  • Developed a team for Regis Corporation to renew, relocate or terminate all brands nationally

while retaining the best real estate.

  • Averaged 125 transactions per year saving the company in excess of $450,000 in rent annually.
  • Transitioned the team from corporate owned services to franchise based services.

North Central Commercial Real Estate 2011-2016

Vice President, Real Estate

  • Consultant for banks with troubled assets and/or foreclosed owned properties (REO).
  • Lead a team of brokers to dispose of assets.
  • Negotiate land and asset purchases on behalf of the banks.
  • General brokerage for local and national retailers.

Anytime Fitness, Hastings, MN 2008- 2011

Vice President, Real Estate

  • Sourced, negotiated leases and opened an average of 120 new clubs per year on behalf of franchisees.
  • Every state in the Continental US as well as Canada.
  • Assisted in rolling out a new interior design.

Ryan Companies US, Inc., Minneapolis, MN 2005-2008

Retail Sales and Leasing Manager

  • Recruited, Selected and lead a team of over 10 brokers to find prospects for 26 properties totaling in excess of 5.2 million square feet of retail located in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska.
  • Collaborated with attorneys with legal aspects of lease language and renewals.
  • Directed and managed architects and construction on the design and layout of developments and tenant improvements.
  • Lead a team of over 10 brokers to find prospects for 26 properties totaling in excess of 5.2 million square feet located in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska
  • Negotiated operation easement agreements and amendments of with large national retailers.

Welsh Companies, Minneapolis, MN 2002-2005

Sr. Associate, Retail

  • Represented landlords, developers, and retailers with sales, leases, acquisition and disposition of real property
  • Created and maintained relationships with national retailers and landlords representing multiple property types.

EDUCATION

Journalism, Public Relations &ndash University of St. Thomas &ndash St. Paul, MN

AFFILIATIONS

Minnesota Real Estate License (inactive)

Member - International Council of Shopping Centers 1998-

Westonka Boy&rsquos Lacrosse Board Member 2020-

Good Shepard Lutheran Church Board Member 2020-

Former Member &ndash Minnesota Shopping Center Association

Membership Committee 1999-2004

Membership Committee Co-Chair 2003-2004

Program Committee 1999-2000


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