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Kaufman Development is seeking a Commercial Leasing Manger to join its fast-growing team. The Commercial Leasing Manager will lead all of Kaufman’s retail and office leasing efforts, focused on cultivating a values-aligned mix of tenants to activate and complement Kaufman’s Gravity and Green|House mixed-use neighborhoods.


  • Lead creation of leasing strategy for over 250,000 SF of prime new and adaptive reuse space in Columbus’ fastest growing neighborhood
  • Community relationship building including with tenant representation brokers, key decision makers and tenants in the market
  • Manages relationships with current tenants and responsible for renewal
  • Oversight and coordination of third-party brokerage relationships; including negotiating listing and commission agreements
  • Create and manage prospecting CRM and track all tenants in the market
  • Tenant prospecting, outreach and lead generation
  • Prospect tours and follow-up
  • LOI drafting and economic analysis
  • Consistent monitoring of market for knowledge such as local lease comps, comparable properties, vacancy & occupancy trends
  • Works closely with third-party brokerage team and internal marketing to ensure branding and strategy remains consistent
  • Oversight of lease drafting and negotiation, coordinating with legal counsel
  • Engagement with internal development, construction, finance & accounting, and operations teams on all aspects of lease terms, tenant buildout, and occupancy
Equal Opportunity Employer
Kaufman Development is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.