General Manager, Cottonwood Mall, Chilliwack – Warrington PCI Management – Closed

Richard Costello
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February 20, 2019

Cottonwood Mall is a prominent 259,560 sf shopping centre situated on an expansive 21.9-acre site in Chilliwack’s growing retail district, strategically located on the Trans Canada Highway, a one hour drive east of Vancouver, BC. Cottonwood Mall is one of the largest retail facilities in the Eastern Fraser Valley and is anchored by a premier mix of national tenants.  Cottonwood Mall was recently acquired in a partnership by PCI Developments with Warrington PCI Management taking over management and leasing.

Warrington PCI Management (WPM) is a leading third-party property management and leasing company with a portfolio of approximately 9 million sq. ft. of properties throughout BC.  WPM has over 30 years of experience and our mission is three-fold: To foster trust and mutual respect in our business relationships; To maximize returns and increase the value of our clients’ investments; and to provide meaningful and rewarding employment opportunities to our employees.

WPM is currently looking to hire a General Manager for Cottonwood Mall.  Reporting to the Senior Vice President and working alongside a dedicated team, the General Manager will assume the overall operational responsibility for the site.  Specific duties will include: Prepare and execute budgets and reports; Negotiate and secure service agreements and contracts with third-party suppliers; Work closely with construction teams to mitigate tenant impact during redevelopment projects; Maintain excellent tenant relationships and handle any inquiries or concerns; Maintain positive working relationships with on-site third-party staff;  Improve upon, implement and monitor company policies and procedures;   Oversee and approve marketing and specialty leasing initiatives; Maintain strong relationships with the Client and provide reports and updates as required.

The successful candidate will have at least 8 years of progressive work experience in commercial property management with at least 5 years of retail experience.   Demonstrated success managing a property during a redevelopment will be an asset.  Strong leadership, interpersonal and customer relations skills are a must.  Completion of a relevant University Degree and/or an industry qualification for e.g. RPA and CSM is preferred.   You should also be a in a position to obtain a rental management license.  Exciting plans are in place for Cottonwood Mall and you can expect a fast-paced environment requiring you to be flexible, open and willing to take on additional projects that arise.

For more information and to be considered for this great opportunity, please contact me directly at richard@taylorryan.com.