Vice President of Real Estate

Herndon, VA
Aug 08, 2018
Aug 13, 2018
Full Time
EdgeConneX(R) is a global data center provider specializing in infrastructure solutions at the edge of the network. They provide space, power and connectivity for content, network, cloud, colocation, CDNs and service providers, as well as wireless carriers, telecommunications companies, and commercial property owners. EdgeConneX has created a new Edge for traditional networks, offering superior performance and economics. Their purpose-built Meet You Points(R) optimize delivery of data at network-critical locations closest to the end-user. Vice President of Real Estate The role of Vice President of Real Estate will report to the Chief Operating Officer and will be responsible for Data Center Site Selection, Negotiation and Portfolio Management. They will demonstrate deep data center specific industry knowledge in order to successfully navigate the fund to optimal execution amidst a rapidly evolving and changing market landscape. His/her investing and operating experience along with a deep network of trusted relationships will provide necessary insight to stay ahead of market developments and forecasts. Duties Site Selection Work with multiple functions to identify markets and sites of interest, taking inputs from internal business development and sales efforts. Prioritize and manage global broker group to develop site candidates, evaluate, and provide critical feedback on site feasibility. Manage information within internal databases to provide organization with view of site candidates. Develop site feasibility information packages for executive evaluation of properties. Negotiation Lead efforts to lease or purchase properties of interest globally. Work with brokers and EdgeConneX legal resources to produce necessary documentation. Work with operations, engineering, and other functions as needed to ensure key operational requirements are met during the process. Work with brokers and EdgeConneX finance to develop financial business cases. Portfolio Management Manage site level operational items on an as needed basis across operational sites. Note EdgeConneX has resources who are already working in this area, but inevitably some items will come back to the individual who negotiated the deal. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 10+ years with a uniquely deep and broad combination of Global real estate data center specific investment knowledge and industry expertise. Experience determining criteria for Data Center site selection. P&L, lease, negotiations, vendor ad contracts management. Acquisitions due diligence. Risk evaluation and mitigation. Familiarity with data center financial modeling. Education/Experience Bachelor's Degree or equivalent Industry experience Data center site selection Data Center design knowledge and fluency in industry electrical and mechanical best practices Travel Extensive National and International travel required EdgeConneX believes diversity - of thought, backgrounds and experiences - affects all that we do, from our employees to the solutions we deliver. Our goal is to create an environment in which inclusion through diversity helps deepen the lives and work experience of our employees, enhances our innovation and creativity, and enriches our involvement in our communities. EdgeConneX is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, as well as any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws Apply Now