Due to ZPI’s unique staff size, which is small relative to the large volume of transactions that we consummate, interns are exposed to variety of real world commercial real estate applications. ZPI interns will also work with multiple commercial asset classes, including self storage, retail, and office/light industrial. Therefore, the education gained by ZPI interns is invaluable and difficult to replicate in a scholastic setting.
The internship program allows participants to gain experience in dealing with situational demands and strategic planning. Complex concepts and vernacular are put into practice. Interns become well rounded and able to speak knowledgeably about the commercial real estate industry and employ successful methodologies.
ZPI’s Chief Operating Officer/Director of Acquisitions and also the Director of Leasing are former interns of the company.
SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION AND FURTHER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
Self Storage and Construction/Development:
The intern will assist ZPI with essential implementable deliverables that will help the self storage and construction/development departments with decision making by improving the quality and availability of key data and resources.
The successful candidate should have the desire to become more knowledgeable and valuable in regard to commercial real estate construction and development. This internship will focus on the asset class of self storage.
Education: Applicants should either be a rising Junior or Senior and must be pursuing a 4-year college degree.
Experience: 0 – 2 years.
Excellent written, organizational, prioritization, and oral communication skills.
Familiarity with research/information web-based databases.
Must be a self-starting motivated person who enjoys meeting and establishing relationships.
Willingness and ability to travel, however infrequently.
Some relevant coursework is preferable.
Must be computer savvy, including the use of Microsoft Office Products such as Excel, Word, and Outlook.
Must be a dynamic individual with the ability and skills to represent the company as an ambassador of its capabilities.
ZPI interns work approximately 35 hours per week, for 10-12 weeks. There is flexibility with beginning and end dates.
This will be a paid internship
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in this opportunity, apply at www.zpi.net/careers and be sure to upload your resume and cover letter. Cover letters should detail what area of commercial real estate you are interested in, what you hope your career track will be over the next 3-5 years and any additional highlights you feel are relevant for this type of position.
You may also apply through the Handshake website.
WHERE IS THE INTERNSHIP LOCATED
Sunny Charleston, SC!
Ziff Properties, Inc.
200 Wingo Way, Suite 100
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Founded in 1991 ZPI is an entrepreneurial commercial real estate firm with a focus on the southeastern United States. We are engaged in the acquisition, ownership, and operation of shopping centers, office and light industrial buildings, and self storage facilities.
ZPI-related entities are the majority investors in all properties. The properties are strategically located in thriving submarkets within the states of Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. We maintain excellent relationships with brokers, owners, tenants, and vendors by closing transactions quickly and at market terms, by paying commissions promptly, and by paying close attention to quality management of the properties.
Growth of the portfolio is a fundamental principle of the ZPI model. Growth creates efficiencies of scale, promotes a dynamic work environment, and provides for the development of ZPI employees.
o Most ZPI acquisitions, dispositions, and sourced loans, across all product types, fall into the range of $3,000,000 to $12,000,000.