Commercial Leasing Associate

American Tobacco - Blackwell Street Management Company Durham, North Carolina


CBC Real Estate is seeking a Commercial Leasing Associate to join our team. CBC Real Estate is a subsidiary of Capitol Broadcasting Company with real estate holdings throughout North Carolina. As a Commercial Leasing Associate, you will play a vital role in the leasing of Class A Office and Retail spaces located within the American Tobacco Campus.
A successful candidate in this role will:
  • Prove to be a proactive, resourceful, self-starting team player.
  • Enjoy daily interactions with a diverse group of people.
  • Possess strong people and analytical skills, and an ability to think on the fly and problem solve.
  • Value and represent CBC Real Estate’s Core Values and promote positive company culture.
  • Conduct market research to identify trends, competitor activities, and target tenant prospects.
  • Collaborate with CBC Real Estate leaders in developing and implementing leasing strategies to maximize occupancy and rental income.
  • Negotiate lease terms and conditions with prospective commercial tenants.
  • Coordinate with external legal team to prepare and review lease documents.
  • Learn and adopt CBC Real Estate leasing processes and deal analysis.
  • Develop and maintain marketing materials, including property listings, brochures, online platforms and digital content, to showcase the unique features and advantages of the American Tobacco Campus.
  • Collaborate with senior members of the Real Estate team to create and implement innovative marketing strategies to attract prospective tenants for commercial properties.
  • Organize and participate in prospective tenant tours of the American Tobacco Campus.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date leasing records, including tenant information, lease terms, and market comps.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with existing tenants.
  • Establish and maintain key relationships with brokerage community to maximize leasing opportunities and broaden market reach.
  • Work closely with property management, legal, construction, and accounting teams to ensure seamless lease execution and handoff.
  • Report leasing and asset updates to internal team, company executives, and any other financial stakeholders.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Real Estate, or a related field.
  • 2+ years’ experience in sales, business development or commercial real estate.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment and collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, enabling you to engage with potential tenants and build strong relationships.
  • Quantitative/analytical skills.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as Adobe Acrobat.
  • A self-starter with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn and grow within the commercial leasing industry.
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive and generous benefits package, including health insurance, wellness programs, retirement plans, and paid time off.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Dynamic and inclusive work environment with a supportive team culture.
  • Additional Benefits such as dependent care reimbursement, medical reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, no-interest technology loans, childcare scholarship, free tickets to local community events
  • Exciting projects and growth opportunities within a leading real estate firm.
A pre-employment drug screening is required.  EOE, M/F. All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free.  Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.  
Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TVWRAZ-TVWRAL-FMWRAL-HD2WNGT-CDWCMC-FMWCMC-HD1WDNC-AMWCMC-HD2WCMC-HD3WCLY-AMWCMC-HD4Microspace, and WRAL Digital in Raleigh, NC; WILM-TVWILT-LD and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; The Durham Bulls Baseball ClubBull City Hospitality, and Coastal Plain League in Durham, NC; The Holly Springs Salamanders in Holly Springs, NC; The Greenville Yard Gnomes in Greenville, NC; the American Underground startup hub in Durham, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham, NC; Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC; MoJud Lofts in Greensboro, NC; and The Thread in Rock Hill, SC.