Position Description

Leasing Executive
Job Function Leasing
Location Houston, TX
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Leasing Executive – Houston, TX


General Summary

The Leasing Executive is responsible for the leasing of up to 2 million square feet of space in shopping centers in the assigned region.  The ideal candidate will be a high-energy, self-starter, with a proven track record of retail deal-making. 


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lease all vacancies in assigned retail centers
  • Maintain market awareness:  prospective tenants, competing shopping centers, new shopping centers, market rents, market trends, networking, etc.
  • Update marketing materials for all assigned centers
  • Visit existing tenants and understand customer dynamics of the assigned centers
  • Cold calls via phone and in- person to build pipeline and generate business
  • Assist legal in negotiating leases


Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must possess effective sales and negotiation skills along with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  •  Ability to learn the Weingarten Leasing systems - computer technology, etc.
  • Must be open to overnight travel to visit properties


Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of 1-2 years of retail leasing experience is required; 3-5 years experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or related field strongly preferred; High School Diploma required
  • Working relationships with national and regional retailers is preferred; working knowledge of anchor lease negotiations and pad sale/ground leasing is also preferred


Additional Requirements:

  • Texas Sales Agent or Texas Broker's License (an active license is strongly preferred; however, candidates who do not currently have a license may be considered so long as they are able to obtain license if hired)
  • Valid Driver's License


Weingarten is an EEO Employer; including Women, Minorities, Veterans and Disabled.  


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