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Real Estate Manager

Date: Jan 19, 2023

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals


Req #: 54779

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $2.53 billion as of September 30, 2022. Herc Rentals’ parent company, known as Herc Holdings Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2016, under the symbol “HRI.” Herc Rentals serves customers through approximately 350 locations and has approximately 6,500 employees in North America.


We serve a diverse group of customers in a wide array of industries. We support professional con-tractors in construction and remediation. Our industrial customers include large industrial plants, refineries and petrochemical operations, automotive and aerospace manufacturers. We support government and infrastructure projects at the municipal, state and federal level. And, we continue to expand our services for customers in commercial and retail, healthcare, hospitality, recreation, and entertainment and special events.

Short Description

The Real Estate Manager is responsible for ongoing management and improvement of Herc Rental’s Real Estate portfolio of approximately 350 locations throughout North America and sourcing new locations to support the company’s strategic growth plan.


Communicate objectives and strategies to broker partners, ongoing management of broker and developer network
Conduct Market Research and Site Selection for new Herc Rentals branches 
Negotiate and draft detailed Letters of Intent for proposed deals 
Prepare market rent comparison analysis
Evaluate compliance with local zoning, permitting & use regulations, and requirements
Prepare comprehensive site approval packages for presentation at monthly Real Estate Committee (REC) meeting.
Negotiation and review of new leases and lease extensions, including coordination between legal counsel, Herc Senior Management, and landlord
Execute Strategy for purchase and sale of Real Estate as needed, coordinate Appraisals, Title, Surveys, Brokers, Purchase & Sale Agreements, Due Diligence
Partner with in-house and outside legal teams to finalize lease agreements.
Support real estate acquisition transactions, as needed
Coordinate with construction and other departments through branch opening
Monitoring Key Lease Dates – expirations, option notices, termination notices
Manage Branch Closures, coordinate facility turnover to LL, as needed


    Professional Experience

    Minimum of seven years of experience working within a fast-paced corporate real estate environment in a deal making/negotiating capacity

    Educational Background

    Bachelor’s Degree in closely related field, preferably in real estate, marketing, management, or related business discipline

    Conditions of Employment


    • Extensive knowledge of Real Estate Leases and negotiation
    • Strong knowledge of the real estate process, contracts, land issues, zoning
    • Effective deal negotiator with excellent influencing skills
    • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills
    • Detailed oriented & thorough
    • Strategic thinker with entrepreneurial perspective
    • Strong market analysis skills and effective site selection abilities
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook

    Herc Rentals values its employees and provides excellent compensation and benefits packages which are not limited to the following.


    Keeping you healthy

    Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

    Life and disability insurance

    Flex spending and health savings accounts

    Virtual Health Visits

    24 Hour Nurse Line

    Healthy Pregnancy Program

    Tobacco Cessation Program

    Weight Loss Program



    Building Your Financial Future

    401(k) plan with company match

    Employee Stock Purchase Program



    Life & Work Harmony

    Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacations, Sick Days)

    Paid parental leave.

    Military leave & support for those in the National Guard and Reserves

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Program

    Tuition Reimbursement Program

    Mechanic Tool reimbursement of up to $300 per year

    Auto & Home Insurance Discounts


    Protecting You & Your Family

    Company Paid Life Insurance

    Supplemental Life Insurance

    Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

    Company Paid Disability Insurance

    Supplemental Disability Insurance

    Group Legal Plan

    Critical Illness Insurance

    Accident Insurance


    Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.


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