Leasing/Development Associate

/ Syosset, NY

Blumenfeld Development Group, Ltd. has an immediate opening in our Syosset, NY Corporate headquarters for an experienced, full-time Leasing/Development Associate. The successful candidate must have a passion for real estate, be self-motivated and self-driven, will possess outstanding communication skills and have an ability to dig into all aspects of commercial development with a strong history and focus on commercial leasing transactions.

BDG is a full service real estate development firm with a development portfolio that includes regionally significant projects, entertainment-based retail, multi-tenant office, medical office, industrial and multi-family residential. BDG has a fully integrated team capable of providing a wide range of real estate services, including those related to leasing, acquisitions, property management, construction, permits and approvals, architectural and engineering design, and user operational planning.


  • Strong Background in Commercial leasing (Retail, Office, Industrial)
  • Manage roll overs, lease extensions, amendments.
  • Work closely with outside brokers to properly market vacancies to prospective tenants (flyer creation, email blasts, leasing plans, site tours).
  • Negotiate key business terms in letters of intent and leases.
  • Manage drafting and negotiation of leases with outside counsel.
  • Ensure key lease dates (delivery, rent commencement) and other milestones are delivered on time, tracked and documented.
  • Show space and sites to prospective tenants.
  • Create all lease exhibits (LODs, signage, workletter).
  • Support development, construction, accounting and management team throughout the leasing process.
  • Analyze various leasing scenarios including financial sensitivity analyses.
  • Create leasing plans and tenant layouts for prospective tenants.
  • Coordinate the transition from construction to property management for completed projects.
  • Manage various consultants (architects, expeditors, engineers) and review consultants work for accuracy and detail.
  • Assist in preparation of RFP’s, financing packages, and other special reports and presentations.
  • Attend project meetings during construction.
  • Review leases and prepare lease abstracts.


  • Market projects under development and vacancy in existing portfolio
  • Create leasing flyers and market studies.
  • Create and present tailored “pitchbooks” to prospective anchor tenants.
  • Keep open dialogue with existing tenants to survey their satisfaction, minimize roll over and encourage expansion.
  • Network and market the firm, attend industry networking events.


Required Experience

  • 2+ years of relevant commercial real estate leasing, development, finance and acquisitions experience.
  • Ability to read plans
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, Argus, PowerPoint and basic knowledge of accounting.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and writing skills.
  • Strong quantitative skills

Personal Skills

  • Detail oriented
  • Highly motivated and organized
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent team player

Company Benefits

  • (Employee contributions and waiting periods may apply)
  • 401K
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life & Accidental Death Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Plan

Blumenfeld Development Group, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Please send resume to  HR@bdg.net