Director of Real Estate

Date:  Jun 6, 2023

Phoenix, Arizona, US

Company:  WillScot | Mobile Mini
Req ID:  49659

At WillScot Mobile Mini (NASDAQ WSC), our 4000+ people are at the heart of everything we do. In addition to providing industry-leading pay and benefits, we provide opportunities for development and upward mobility, while investing in the communities we serve.


We are the undisputed leader in providing innovative flexible workspace and portable storage solutions, serving an incredible range of customers across all industries from 240+ locations across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.


Our values are our foundation. We’re constantly striving to diversify our teams to ensure we have the best and brightest talent. We’re deeply committed to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace where each person can contribute while being their authentic self. For more about WillScot Mobile Mini and who we are, click here.


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WillScot Mobile Mini is offering an opportunity for a Director of Real Estate to join our North American Corporate Real Estate team. This position will work closely with our legal, and construction services teams on both current and proposed WSMM storage and operating locations; acting as an integral team member to ensure effective resource use, project management with responsibility over communications, actions, and project plans for our real estate portfolio.

This is a highly visible role critical to our continued success and growth.

This role will work out of our Phoenix Corporate Office


  • Provide strategic recommendations and direction for corporate real estate consolidations, site acquisitions and dispositions, often with incomplete or ambiguous information to drive a proactive approach.
  • Manage concurrently multiple projects at all stages of completion throughout North America.
  • Oversee the facilities management of the Phoenix Corporate Office.
  • Have an ability to understand and effectively engage in evaluations and exercises related to industrial and/or commercial real estate development including due diligence, land acquisition, land entitlements and construction management of both renovations and new construction.
  • Have a clear understanding of civil engineering, architectural, structural and MEP plans for industrial and/or commercial projects.
  • Demonstrate high level of proficiency with construction means and methods for property development.
  • Demonstrate high level of proficiency with zoning/development ordinances and building codes.
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with landlords, municipal officials, environmental, health and safety teams and vendors

This role will include travel to project locations across North America with estimated travel up to 50% of the time.


  • Bachelor's Degree or commensurate experience
  • Minimum 10 years of multiple region experience in industrial or commercial corporate real estate specifically lease management, acquisition, development and construction management. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint and Project Management programs such as Smartsheets and Microsoft Project.
  • Self-starter; works well with diverse team members in a matrix organization with minimal direction.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate constantly and in varied settings including construction job sites. 
  • Ability to visually inspect properties and builds. Ability to stand, sit, lift up to 50 lbs, climb and navigate uneven surfaces outdoors. 
  • Frequent overnight travel by car or plane.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • 15 years national experience in industrial or commercial corporate real estate,  specifically, lease management, acquisitions, development and construction management.
  • Project management experience.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions project management experience.

Disclaimer: This posting describes the general nature and level of work performed and does not represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, or skills required. Collaboration and teamwork drive our success. Team members may be required to perform duties outside normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.


WillScot Mobile Mini provides equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


WillScot Mobile Mini embraces diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We are focused on building teams that include a variety of backgrounds, lived experiences, and skills.

The more inclusive we are, the stronger we will be!

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