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Real Estate Development Manager in Charlotte, NC at Circle K

Date Posted: 2/14/2019

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Circle K is a great place to work! Here is why:
We know that you can work anywhere. However, working at Circle K is the start of something great! While you make it easy for our customers, we focus on you and your development! Our people make us who we are. We want to see you grow, so we put growing together at the forefront of everything we do. It is our duty to provide you with the tools and resources that you need to succeed. Joining Circle K means joining a team that is devoted to you!


  • Prepares Market Development Plans by segmenting markets into smaller trade areas; rides areas and identifies a growth plan for each area that includes targeting parcels for new stores and competitive stores to acquire.
  • Works with financial models (in coordination with operations management, fuels management and construction management, etc.) to qualify new sites for lease or purchase.
  • Negotiates Purchase contracts with sellers and leases with Landlords.
  • Prepares real estate proposals and contracts for management approval.
  • Initiates and organizes real estate market tours for site selection tours, periodic market reviews and new to industry projects. Compiles site ride binders and market summaries.
  • Manages due diligence, entitlement activity, beer and wine applications, escrow closings, including meeting with government officials and public hearings. Coordinates with architects, engineers, attorneys and other consultants. Works closely with internal management team to design projects.
  • Manages portfolio rationalization analysis – compiling valuation and timing strategies.
  • Ensures compliance with requirements, policies and regulations.
  • Performs other duties as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3 to 7 years’ experience in General Commercial Brokerage, Development, Finance or Corporate Real Estate Management with emphasis in Commercial/Retail/Fuel/Fast Food/C-Store industries.
  • Demonstrated ability to purchase and develop retail location.
  • Knowledge of Southeast Real Estate markets to include North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
  • Working knowledge of broker networks, market valuations for real property and leasehold investments.
  • Strong team orientation with excellent interpersonal skills and able to work in a busy environment with multiple changing priorities and deadlines.  Must be willing to adapt to the changing responsibilities of the position. Self-motivated, self-directed individual with strong organizational skills required.
  • Requires travel primarily in the four state areas, including some overnight travel.
  • Previous experience in gasoline retail management/site selection desirable.
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel required.
    Proficiency in PowerPoint, Access, Mapping and Demographic software desirable.
  • Requires a driver’s license and a good driving record.

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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