Acquisition Assistant Opportunity with Van Metre Companies

May 11, 2012

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Van Metre Companies – Acquisition Assistant (Reports to Vice President of Acquisitions, Investment Properties)

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Work with Vice President of Acquisitions to evaluate potential targeted acquisitions within each market and submarket.
  • Build and maintain in depth knowledge of assigned market(s) including economic and demographic trends, real estate supply and demand factors, and characteristics of targeted properties.
  • Conduct formal market analysis on potential acquisitions which includes physically inspecting competitive communities (apartments and retail centers).
  • Work with various community organizations, and The District of Columbia (DHCD specifically) to determine rent control status of potential DC acquisitions.
  • Create and maintaining a database of all apartment communities located within Northern Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC.
  • Track offerings and transactions within each targeted market through a custom database.
  • Coordinate and assist with third party inspections for all properties under contract.
  • Facilitate meetings between tenants, owners, brokers, and internal personal

Required Skills:

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills using MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and problem solve on the fly
  • Professional demeanor and appearance necessary at all times
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be flexible and available to work overtime as needed with minimal notice
  • Demonstrated team player with a positive attitude

Carissa C. Barry
Vice President of Acquisition
Van Metre Companies

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Mary Byerley works for the School of Management in the Office of Academic and Career Services. She has been with George Mason University for 15 years.

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