Property Manager

Location US-IL-Chicago
Job ID
Property Management
Location : Location


When you join Hines, you will work alongside innovative leaders who set the standards responsible for our reputation as an industry leader today, and you’ll be a part of shaping our future in the years to come.


As a Property Manager with Hines, you will provide day-to-day operations management of two properties while emphasizing positive response to concerns of tenants and meet the investment objectives of the owner. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 


  • Develop and maintain ethical, professional, and courteous relations with contractors and tenants.
  • Manage and develop all property personnel.
  • Train, mentor, and continually develop Assistant Property Managers.
  • Negotiate contracts and supervise all contractor services related to the physical operation of the property.
  • Manage all fiscal activities of the property and maintain full P&L responsibility.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain a marketing and leasing strategy for both current and prospective tenants and collaborate with asset managers or owners to meet performance objectives.
  • Serve as primary contact with owner and prepare special ownership reports as needed.
  • Display in depth knowledge of building mechanical systems and collaborate with Chief Engineer on stationary engineering initiatives.
  • Direct all emergency procedures including but not limited to:
    • Establish and execute emergency plans and practice drills
    • Monitor emergency equipment
    • Lead and/or assist with evacuations, bomb searches and life safety alarms as deemed reasonable and prudent
    • Act as fire/life safety director while assisting emergency authorities and response teams
  • Ensure all government, industry, and company required programs are instituted and maintained within the property.

  • Provide support to development group including, but not limited to: owner relations, quality control during construction, program development and building start-up.

  • Represent Hines in selected business, community, and industry organizations and groups.

  • Comply with all company and regional policies.


Minimum Requirements include:


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field from an accredited institution preferred; High school diploma required.
  • Two or more years of related management experience.

  • P&L responsibility and budgetary experience.

  • Successful completion of the Hines Property Management Program Training or equivalent real estate knowledge.
  • Interact with employees, visitors and contractors with poise and diplomacy.
  • Provide leadership to all property personnel.
  • Maintain a calm demeanor in emergencies.
  • Compose business letters, expositions, summaries, and reports, using proper format, punctuation, grammar, diction, and style.
  • Speak before an audience with confidence, using appropriate communication skills/style.
  • Demonstrate strong initiative and customer service orientation.
  • Establish and maintain a cooperative working atmosphere among staff.
  • Exchange ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs and/or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, or solutions.
  • Perform numerical and financial calculations.
  • Analyze and interpret various types of data in order to draw conclusions and solve problems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office software.
  • On occasion, perform physical inspections of the property which may include climbing up and down stairs or accessing restrictive openings.

  • Ability to lift up to 25lbs.

  • Though occurrences are rare, be accessible 24 hours a day in case of an emergency and perform on-site operations management during natural disasters.

  • Transfer properties and work overtime as business needs deem appropriate.


Hines is a global real estate investment, development and property manager. The firm was founded by Gerald D. Hines in 1957 and now operates in 28 countries. We manage a $92.3B¹ portfolio of high-performing assets across residential, logistics, retail, office and mixed-use strategies. Our local teams serve 634 properties totaling over 225 million square feet globally. We are committed to a net zero carbon target by 2040 without buying offsets. To learn more about Hines, visit www.hines.com and follow @Hines on social media. ¹Includes both the global Hines organization as well as RIA AUM as of June 30, 2022.



We are an equal opportunity employer and support workforce diversity.


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