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Real Estate Development Analyst in Akron, OH at Circle K

Date Posted: 1/1/2021

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  • Location:
    935 East Tallmadge Avenue
    Akron, OH
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Essential Job Functions:

Site Acquisition

  • Builds Excel Model proposals to justify new to industry, raze & rebuild, relocation and single site acquisition opportunities, utilizing a template developed by Circle K, and in cooperation with Finance and Facilities Department partners.
  • Work with Operations to develop initial sales projections for development of remodeled/new/relocated stores and works with Finance for development of financial models.
  • Researches for potential site acquisition opportunities, including, but not limited to: ownership, legal records, zoning, traffic information, permitting regulations, competition intrusion, and comparable sales. Collaborates with land owners, real estate brokers, developers, development consultants, as well as city, county and state officials to obtain information about potential or existing sites.
  • Actively researches and monitors the growth plans of competitors; maintains a database listing and mapping of those growth plans, both confirmed and/or rumored.
  • Coordinate obtaining the preliminary and final cost estimates from the Construction Managers and Civil and Architectural teams to assist the Real Estate team in the SLAP development process.

Contract Management

  • Coordination and communication with the Real Estate team, Legal team and title company on all contractual and title matters including but not limited to title commitment, title insurance, critical dates and platting.
  • Management of project dates and documents within Expesite or similar database.
  • Coordination with Real Estate and Construction and the Civil and Architectural design teams to insure clear communications regarding the development of NTIs, Relocations, & Raze/Rebuild projects from the pre-acquisition phase through the entitlement phase of the project.
  • Coordinate with the Real Estate Construction, Licensing, Fuel, Accounting and other internal departments throughout the entitlement process to insure transparency between departments on project status, requesting, obtaining and providing all necessary data.

Reporting & Accounting

  • Work with Real Estate team and the Civil and Architectural design teams in managing the soft cost development budget to ensure all consultants and expenses are within the approved project budget.
  • Completes the Market Review on a per period basis coordinating with the REDM's to ensure accuracy of construction start dates and store open dates. Responsible for making sure budgets are updated in the report.
  • Works with Operations and is responsible for updating Regional Store List and theMarket Planreport on a per period basis.
  • Update the project spend report on a per period basis.
  • Codes and process invoices from real estate vendors for input into payment system.
  • Works with CK accounting for check requests, escrow deposits, property closing funds, vendor setup etc.
  • Manage the Circle K real estate GIS platform, SharePoint and Firmex.


  • Shadow Real Estate Development Managers in a training capacity to learn the skills and tasks involved in site selection, contract negotiation, and the development process.


    • Degree in Real Estate, Business, Finance, or related field preferred with 2 to 4 years experience in commercial real estate analysis and market research.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating System and a strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
    • Strong knowledge or aptitude to quickly learn, navigate, and use GIS/desktop mapping packages and other real estate software as needed. Includes CoStar, Site To Do Business (STDB), Google Earth, AECOM (Circle K proprietary GIS), various County GIS & Recorder's department websites, and more.
    • Ability to effectively analyze and evaluate information to make decisions, solve problems and achieve goals.
    • Strong communication skills to read, listen, understand and communicate information and ideas in a clear and understandable manner, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to process information including gathering, assessing, coding, organizing, auditing and verifying data.
    • Strong negotiating skills and the ability to critically review legal documents to reflect negotiated transactions.
    • Physical Demands: Work requires frequent sitting, standing, walking and use of keyboard/computer. Work requires occasional bending, reaching and lifting/moving up to 35 pounds. Work also requires driving and some light traveling.
    • Work is subject to tight deadlines and interruptions can be stressful.
    • Working Conditions: Normal office environment with little or no exposure to adverse working conditions. Work may occasionally include long hours (early mornings, late evenings), weekends, and overnights

Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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