Career Opportunities

 

EDGE Commercial Real Estate is committed to excellence. We retain only extraordinary individuals and are always seeking like-minded, entrepreneurial candidates to join and advance within our rapidly growing regional Commercial Real Estate Advisory, Property Services, Construction and Investment Company.

Associate Advisor/Leasing Agent
We are seeking a qualified candidate to assist on current transactions with existing clients and source new prospective clients through industry, market, and networking research. The candidate would be responsible for working with clients and other EDGE teams to implement multiple real estate leasing transactions in primary, secondary and tertiary markets. This is an excellent opportunity for a high-potential candidate to expand his or her expertise. As an Associate Advisor/Leasing Agent, you will be working alongside a group of diversely talented colleagues and drawing from nearly 180 years of combined commercial real estate experience from the company’s principals.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with transaction managers and brokers to drive transactions to completion
  • Ability to interface with all levels of client customers and become an extension of client’s commercial real estate team
  • Proactive in analyzing and advising clients to assist in sound decision making
  • Become proficient with transaction/portfolio management technology solutions
  • Represent the interests of clients. Can include, but is not limited to, locating desired facilities, identifying requirements, conducting tours, evaluating proposals, conducting a financial analysis, preparing lease abstracts and reviewing lease documents
  • Work closely with internal parties (Lease Administration, Project Management, Facility Management, Marketing, and Finance/Accounting) to understand requirements and advise on strategic issues
  • Provide high level of customer service to clients, vendors, and team
  • Responsible for client reporting
  • Coordinate with Senior Advisors to ensure tracking and reporting of client(s) deliverables
  • Ability to manage a high volume workload while also remaining responsive to clients and team members
  • Manage information within the client’s chosen technology platform

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently or on a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented, well organized, able to handle a diverse workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and sales skills
  • Strong financial and/or analytical skills
  • Strong client relationship building/networking skills
  • Bachelor’s degree – business, finance, real estate or marketing preferred
  • 3 – 5 years business/professional experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Real Estate Salesperson license
  • Lease administration experience

Position will be salaried or commission based with a draw





Building Engineer (Roving)

ROLE/SUMMARY OF PURPOSE

As Building Engineer you are responsible for the day to day maintenance operations in EDGE Commercial Real Estate managed Class A and B commercial office and office condominium space. Properties are located in Gaithersburg, Rockville, and Germantown, Maryland. This position includes participation in a rotating on call schedule in which additional support may be required at other EDGE locations within the region.  The Building Engineer will work with the Chief Engineer and Property Management to ensure that all maintenance resources, funds, materials, and equipment, are being used in the most efficient manner as to preempt tenant disruptions and minimize equipment downtime.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Responsible for the day to day operations and maintenance of HVAC, energy management, electrical, plumbing, lighting, life safety, fire protection, and security systems
  • Plan, coordinate, and/or perform preventive maintenance and repair services on building operating systems including HVAC, electrical/lighting, plumbing, fire & life safety, and security systems. Consults with clients/property managers to schedule preventive maintenance and other downtime to minimize business interruption and inconvenience
  • Retrieve pricing for parts/supplies and service repairs. Coordinate contractor, tenant, and management approval
  • Assist with the coordination and oversight of maintenance efforts with outside vendors
  • Complete tenant requests in a timely manner ensuring proper follow up upon completion
  • Ensure that all required inspections remain up to date for building operating systems including Fire/Sprinkler Systems, Elevators, Boilers, Backflow Preventers, etc.
  • Maintain Stock and inventory control
  • Ensure the cleanliness and organization of all work areas
  • Participate in a rotating on call schedule for the Maryland portfolio ensuring timely responses as needed for after-hours emergency calls
  • Other Duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 5 years experience
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must maintain a valid drivers license
  • Technical experience in all aspects of building engineering with a strong background in HVAC, plumbing, electrical equipment, repair and maintenance and overall system design and application
  • Previous experience with automated building management systems and/or energy management control systems
  • Ability to read and utilize blueprints, schematics, and control diagrams a plus
  • Attended a certified trade school and obtained VAC certificate or has equivalent education and experience from other industry related trades
  • Universal CFC Certification required

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS

  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to interact positively with a wide range of people
  • Customer service oriented
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more
  • Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines
  • Ability to effectively present information to Management, owners, and building occupants

SALARY/BENEFITS

  • $25/hour
  • Monthly fuel reimbursement
  • 2 weeks Paid Time Off
  • Health/Dental Insurance
  • 401K
  • Uniforms provided
  • Cell phone provided
  • Continuing Education




Operations Coordinator

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage company and agent licenses – tracking and notification of expirations
  • Assist in license renewals as needed
  • Maintain and ensure all licenses are displayed as required
  • Greet and assist visitors
  • Completing monthly credit card reconciliation for Director
  • Office maintenance (organizing, cleaning, etc.)
  • Incoming / outgoing mail / Fed-Ex including allocation logs, and stocking supplies
  • Maintain postage meter mailing system
  • Coordinate office lunches each week
  • Maintain office and kitchen supplies – placing orders
  • Coordinate internal meetings, set up conference calls / Skype
  • Documents management (filing, scanning, fax) for VA staff
  • Manage the company storage
  • Shredding of 7 + years documents
  • Liaison with office management and other corporate vendors
  • Run various errands as needed
  • Update and distribute staff directory
  • Coordinate birthday and anniversary announcements – gift baskets, anniversary ordering
  • Maintain, update, and send Eblasts for agents
  • Maintain, update, and print marketing material
  • Assist with coordinating internal and external events
  • Assist Director as needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • General knowledge of brokerage processes and work history in the real estate industry
  • Good organizational, time management, and detail skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of tact and professionalism
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer and office skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and work under pressure
  • Knowledge of industry software platforms (CoStar, LoopNet, Hightower, REA) preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

 

SKILLS/ OTHER ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to work extended hours when necessary
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, assignments and related triage
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information
  • Human Resources experience a plus

 

 





Research Analyst

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The EDGE Research Analyst develops the content for all company research initiatives including quarterly reports, tracking weekly/quarterly lease and sale activity, listing pitch presentations, and investment sale offering memorandums

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide support to the leasing and sales advisors as needed to support business development initiatives
  • Support EDGE Capital Markets Group in all research initiatives for investment sales activity and author all content for investment sale offering memorandums
  • Support all offices in research efforts for all submarkets in DC, MD, and VA
  • Monitoring and reporting on commercial lease and sale activity in the Metro DC region
  • Active participation in industry research groups and maintain membership with industry trade organizations to build an information resource network
  • Opportunity to build corporate research department from ground up and be the face of EDGE research in the industry

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3+ years of research experience in commercial real estate (preferably in the D/M/V region)
  • Research Analytical skills – experience interpreting data and market trends
  • Must have advanced knowledge with CoStar, research search engines, and MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience writing market reports, articulating trends, market activity
  • Experience with ACT
  • Experience with REA and Argus preferred
  • Detail oriented, self-starter, well organized, able to handle multiple projects at any given time, and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills essential

 

 

Location: Washington, D.C. Office

Compensation: Commensurate with experience