Real Estate Manager

Real estate managers in agriculture are responsible for overseeing and supporting a company or business’s real estate strategies by managing all aspects of real estate transactions. They organize and manage the company’s real estate portfolio through developing and following standardized processes, providing guidance on evaluating strategies and negotiating business terms.

What Responsibilities Will I Have?

  • Manage the company’s real estate portfolio
  • Provide guidance on evaluating strategies and negotiating
  • Assist with mergers (merging a lesser estate with a greater estate), acquisitions (gaining ownership of property), divestitures (giving up ownership of real estate) and leasing
  • Develop and maintain relationships with customers
  • Provide real estate-related consultation
  • Coordinate the processes for acquiring and developing land
  • Provide progress updates on ongoing projects
  • Be responsible for lease administration and real estate database management
  • Develop and manage relationships with third-party real estate providers
  • Ensure real estate processes are aligned and followed
  • Prepare business justifications and recommendations for presentations
  • Facilitate the negotiation of real estate incentives and tax appeals
  • Consult on construction projects pertaining to property acquisition and expansion
  • Assist the business in preparing and presenting operational and capital budgets
  • Collaborate with all internal teams to oversee lease requirements

Recommended High School Courses:

  • agricultural education
  • advanced mathematics
  • personal finance
  • computer skills
  • business

Education/Training Required:

A bachelor’s degree in agricultural business, economics or a related field is required to become a real estate manager. If a real estate manager also wants to be a real estate agent, extra certification will be required.

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