Corporate Social Responsibility & Careers

Gemdale USA’s fully-integrated platform is comprised of a team of 81 professionals with skill sets across all functional areas of real estate, including acquisitions, development, construction, design, asset management, accounting/finance and capital markets.   Gemdale USA takes pride in its commitment to fulfilling the professional needs of each team member, providing substantial opportunities for each team member’s growth and development and valuing the contributions of every individual. At Gemdale USA, we also strive to maintain an open and collaborative culture, in which every team member is a hands-on contributor and feels comfortable sharing ideas and opinions.   The following represent our current job openings:

 

Acquisition Associate/Analyst

Job Title: Acquisition Associate/Analyst
Location: Dallas, TX

Job Summary:
The Acquisition Associate/Analyst will have the opportunity to assist in all aspects of the real estate investment and acquisition processes. This position will be responsible for evaluating potential investment opportunities including modeling cash flows, assessing markets and the competitive landscape, conducting due diligence activities, analyzing investment returns, and creating executive committee memos and otherwise assisting in the communication of financial acquisitions and disposition strategy.

Qualifications:
BA/BS degree in Real Estate, Finance, Economics or related field; Master’s degree preferred; minimum of 2-5 years of experience in real estate investment/acquisition or related field; Bilingual Mandarin preferred; Real estate finance/accounting/economic fundamentals; Computer applications including Argus & MS Office with specific advanced expertise in MS-Excel - must be able to build complex cash flow models across various asset types/financing scenarios from scratch; Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and self-direction; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Proven business and financial acumen.

Acquisitions Associate

Job Title: Acquisitions Associate
Location: Seattle, WA

Job Summary:
The Acquisitions Associate will assist in all aspects of the real estate investment process. The Associate will be responsible for evaluating potential investment opportunities, focusing specifically on modeling cash flows, analyzing investment returns, assessing market conditions, conducting due diligence activities, assisting with investment committee memos, and creating reports for corporate headquarters. The Associate may also occasionally assist in some aspects of the development process, including design/entitlement, financing, lease-up, asset management, and disposition.

Qualifications:
BA/BS degree in Real Estate, Finance, Economics or related field; Master’s degree preferred; Minimum 2-5 years of experience in real estate investment or related field; Understanding of real estate finance, accounting, and economic fundamentals; Experience analyzing and underwriting ground-up developments and value-add redevelopments, preferably in multifamily apartments, commercial office, land development, and/or for-sale residential; Advanced expertise in MS-Excel - must be able to build complex cash flow and financing models from scratch across various asset types; Experience with Argus & MS Office; Bilingual Mandarin strongly preferred.

Assistant Project Manager

Job Title: Assistant Project Manager
Location: Seattle, WA

Job Summary:
The Assistant Project Manager will be a motivated individual to work in multiple capacities as an Office Manager, Development Support, Construction Support and Receptionist. The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational skills, understand collaborative processes, possess a high level of attention to detail and exhibit extraordinary verbal and written communication skills.

Qualifications:
College degree preferred; Previous experience in Development and Construction in Seattle required; Strong interpersonal skills with "can-do" attitude; Be able to work effectively with all levels of management, employees, and internal/external stakeholders; Ability to work quickly and independently; Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines; Reliable, highly responsible, and detailed oriented; Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Accounting Software (Sage preferred), Smartsheet, and File Sharing (SharePoint preferred) applications; 2-4 years of relevant design consultant and construction contractor management experience and ability to review Certificates of Insurance is highly preferred; 1-2 years of contract administration with understanding of insurance fundamentals as well as knowledge and fluency with insurance products and terminology.

Investment Management Director

Job Title: Investment Management Director
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Job Summary:
The Investment Management Director will be responsible for working with acquisition teams from different offices on evaluating real estate investment proposals, tracking investment pipelines, and advising Executive Management for decision support. This position directly reports to the CEO of the Company

Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Investment related fields, MBA preferred; Minimum 10 years of experience in real estate acquisition or investment; Be able to work under pressure and to continue challenging acquisition team’s assumptions during the document review process; Computer applications including Argus & MS Office with specific advanced expertise in MS-Excel - must be able to build complex cash flow models across various asset types/financing scenarios from scratch; Real estate finance/accounting/economic fundamentals; Predictive/analytical modeling, data mining, and research from large scale, complex data sets; Bilingual Mandarin preferred.

Investment Management Associate

Job Title: Investment Management Associate
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Job Summary:
The Investment Management Associate will be responsible for working with the Acquisition teams from different offices on evaluating real estate investment proposals, tracking investment pipelines, and advising Executive Management for decision support. This position directly reports to the CEO of the Company.

Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Investment related fields, MBA preferred; Minimum 3 years of experience in real estate acquisition or investment with focus on single-family developments; Be able to work under pressure and continue to challenge Acquisition team’s assumptions during the document review process; Computer applications including Argus & MS Office with specific advanced expertise in MS-Excel - must be able to build complex cash flow models across various asset types/financing scenarios from scratch; Real estate finance/accounting/economic fundamentals; Predictive/analytical modeling, data mining, and research from large scale, complex data sets; Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with quality results; Ability to apply critical thinking and analysis (forward thinking) to work product; Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and self-direction; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Strong collaboration skills and ability to promote change; Bilingual Mandarin preferred.

Managing Director, Acquisitions

Job Title: Managing Director, Acquisitions
Location: New York, NY

Job Summary:
The Managing Director, Acquisitions is responsible for all aspects of the acquisition cycle from sourcing investment opportunities to closing the transactions. He/she must have a strong local acquisition network and be a results-driven leader who will execute against the established real estate strategy, with due diligence, including strategic market analysis. The successful candidate must also be adept at all financial aspects of acquisition transactions.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance and/or Real Estate; Master’s degree preferred; Minimum 15 years of experience in multifamily, condo and office underwriting and acquisitions; Demonstrated track record of sourcing off-market transactions; Strong understanding of real estate markets for different asset types; Strong existing network among target market owners and brokers; Strong working knowledge of real estate investment and real estate principles; Advanced Microsoft applications experience (Excel, Argus, Word, PowerPoint); Excellent problem-solving skills and results oriented attitude; Outstanding time-management skills and ability to multi-task.

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