Sr. Real Estate Paralegal

The Howard Hughes name is synonymous with an unrelenting passion for excellence. While his achievements in aviation and the silver screen are legendary, it was his investments in real estate that form the foundation of our company. With passion, determination and limitless imagination, he built one of the great American empires of the 20th century. At Howard Hughes, we live by our purpose to help people discover new ways of experiencing life - because its not just buildings and places that matter, its what you do with them that can change the way people live.

We aspire to be the most creatively driven real estate company in the world and we believe in fostering a culture that is built to last by cultivating curiosity and empowering every employee to find their story in this great organization.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Work with the Corporate Legal Department in the following areas: preparation of documents in connection with retail, office and ground leasing of commercial real estate. Familiarity with acquisition, disposition and financing of commercial real estate, general corporate documents and Salesforce is essential.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handle all assigned matters regarding the leasing of commercial real estate including, but not limited to, the following:
    • prepare lease agreements, amendments, consent approvals for assignments/subleases, notice letters to tenants, and other legal documentation
    • review existing leasing agreements and provide information to company employees
    • some negotiation of lease amendments and real estate contracts
    • tracking of leasing documents through execution
  • Assist with lease and amendment execution process, including use of DocuSign software.
  • Work in conjunction with leasing and operations business teams, real estate, corporate and litigation attorneys, and other paralegals and legal assistants with regard to real estate leases, contracts, property management and financing related legal matters.
  • Assist attorneys in researching and carrying out various tasks and assisting in cases associated with landlord-tenant disputes and land-use matters.
  • Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors degree strongly preferred.
  • Paralegal certification preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of related legal experience in a law firm or in a corporate legal department.
  • Must have paralegal experience in the commercial real estate industry.
  • Familiarity with legal contracts and related terminology.
  • Professional interaction with attorneys, clients and vendors.
  • Build positive working relationships with employees at all levels within the organization.
  • Exercise sound judgment when making decisions.
  • Work overtime as required.
  • Able to meet deadlines.
  • Effectively work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong organization skills with attention to detail.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creative problem solver and critical thinker.
  • Can-do attitude, proactive and resourceful.
  • Highly proficient in MS office applications: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.

Company
Howard Hughes
Posted
10/02/2021
Salary Range
$40,000.00 - 74,000.00
per Year
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Location
Spring, TX 77380, US
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