Office Leasing & Operations Intern

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Charlotte-based Northwood Office was established by Northwood Investors LLC – a privately held, global real estate investment and management firm with $8 billion of assets under management – to provide a complete approach to fulfilling office space needs. Offering best-in-class services in commercial development, leasing and property management, Northwood Office is committed to creating and sustaining work environments that inspire by focusing on enhancing quality of life, productivity, flexibility, and community.

The intensive, ten-week paid internship program is designed to challenge and professionally develop interns with tangible experience in office leasing and operations. As an applicant selected for the program, you will:
• Be set up for success
• The program kicks off with Northwood Office’s Internship Training Program, an intensive two-week course that immerses interns in the fundamentals of commercial real estate and the use of industry-standard software
• Learn our business
• Be fully integrated into Northwood Office’s leasing, operations, and interior construction platforms, with mentorship provided throughout the internship
• Get hands-on experience
• Gain transactional and operational experience in a fast-paced and challenging environment
• Make an impact
• Contribute directly to the achievement of Northwood’s business objectives by working on a broad range of strategically important projects
• Show us what you know
• Demonstrate what you’ve learned by presenting a capstone project to Northwood Office’s leadership team

Combination of on-site at Northwood Office’s headquarters in Charlotte and remote – some travel at company expense may be required

Summer 2021 – June 7 to August 13


• Contribute to the company’s building and space improvement initiatives
• Perform site visits, field verifications, construction document reviews, and bid leveling for construction projects
• Track and report on the company’s leasing and construction pipeline, upcoming lease expirations, and customer retention metrics
• Perform market surveys, financial analysis, and proposal and lease reviews
• Research markets, properties, companies, and industries
• Assist with preparation of long-term capital plans and annual budgets
• Produce internal reports, investor presentations, tour books, and marketing materials
• Attend local industry and company events
• Whatever else is required to accomplish the company’s business objectives

Applicant profile:
• Students in their penultimate year of university (undergraduate or master’s programs)
• Recently graduated university students
• Transitioning military veterans
• Other exceptional applicants with a demonstrated track record of value-creation in prior roles

• Curiosity and a burning desire to learn the commercial real estate business
• Focus, enthusiasm, discipline, and grit
• Track record of extraordinary performance and ability to deliver high-quality projects on time
• Highly organized with keen attention to detail
• Leadership ability and experience working in a team environment
• Professional demeanor and maturity