Manager, Real Estate in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 5/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

Position Summary

The Real Estate Manager is responsible for site readiness project management, real estate transaction support and property management duties, to ensure best in class real estate services are provided to the organization. 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

Site Readiness Project Management

  • Maintain Facilities Design Specifications for Business Units (BU)
  • Communicate BU specifications to Landlord, Developers and Contractors
  • Prepare project budgets and support Capex funding approval requests (PAR)
  • Monitor project spending and manage payments and budget variances
  • Establish and manage project timelines
  • Review space plans for specs compliance and optimal facilities design
  • Coordinate internal and external site readiness resources (GC, IT, Security, Racking…)
  • Partner with site leaders to deploy Tenant’s site requirements (furniture, signage, service & maintenance contracts)
  • Responsible for site set up activities; move in check list, utility set up, Tenant contact form…

Transaction Support

  • Manage real estate contract options, expirations and obligations
  • Prepare real estate market and site selection research
  • Negotiate real estate terms to align with business goals and strategies
  • Partner with Legal to negotiate real estate documents and contracts
  • Conduct property diligence research
  • Research zoning, land planning and permitting use regulations

Property Management

  • Interpret and take action on real estate contracts and documents
  • Liaison between Landlords and the Business Owners to support ongoing site needs
  • Manager site exit and surrender activity
  • Assist with optimization planning and manage disposition of unneeded real estate Support Subtenant matters


  • BS in Real Estate, Business or Finance
  • 3-5 years of applicable real estate industry experience
  • Exceptional project management skills
  • Strong negotiator with excellent contract interpretation acumen
  • Articulate, with good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships and manage internal and external resources
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Advanced computer software skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint …)
  • Requires travel

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.


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