6-8 years of Commercial Real Estate experience (1 year contract)

Choice Properties (TSX:CHP.UN), Canada’s largest diversified REIT, is the owner, manager and developer of a high-quality portfolio comprising of over 700 properties totalling 65 million square  feet of gross leasable area. Choice Properties owns a portfolio of retail and office properties in  attractive markets and an unmatched development pipeline. Its strategy is to create value by enhancing and optimizing its portfolio through accretive acquisitions, strategic development and active property management. Its strategic alliance with its principal tenant, Loblaw Companies
Limited, Canada’s leading retailer, is a key competitive advantage providing long-term growth opportunities.

Choice Properties’ portfolio of properties is internally managed, operated and led by an experienced management team with a strong understanding of the Canadian real estate sector. It is currently seeking a Director, Legal, for a one year contract to join its legal team, reporting directly to the General Counsel. You will provide legal support in the areas of real estate development, construction, acquisitions/dispositions, leasing and property management, with the emphasis of the work on commercial real estate transactional work. You will also have the opportunity to get involved with co-ownerships and financing matters, working directly with the transaction and development teams and key business decision makers. This position is located on the subway line at St Clair and Yonge.

The ideal candidate will have 6-8 years of commercial real estate transactional experience gained from a law firm or in-house with a real estate company. Experience with commercial leasing, financing matters and development approvals is an asset. As this is a growing and ever-changing environment, the capacity to be flexible and to take ownership of work will be important. The ability to take initiative, work both independently and on a team and an understanding the importance of top-end customer service will be essential to succeed in this role.

This is an exciting time to join the team and there is no limit in what you can get involved – both on the real estate and corporate side of the business. We can offer a supportive and high energy environment with a broad range of top notch work. If you are interested in applying to this opportunity, please send your cv and cover letter to Lorene Nagata or Helena Osiro at Nagataconnex Executive Legal Search at