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Keith Jenkins

20172 Big Bend Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92646

(714) 425-9785 e-mail:
Accomplished corporate real estate negotiator with hands-on experience negotiati
ng complex corporate real estate transactions and supervising build-outs. Famili
ar with all aspects of corporate site delivery, due diligence, and lease adminis
tration, with an established record of on-time delivery of multiple sites.
Site Selection Lease Negotiation Draft
/Review Real Estate Documents Multi-Site Build-Outs L
ease Administration Acquisitions & Dispositions
Environmental & Title Review Asset Management Continuous Process Im

a Reduced average time from site selection to lease execution over 30% (reduced
from 16 weeks to 11 weeks)
a Negotiated 35 leases and 9 subleases in 12 months for separate retail and offi
ce sites
a Developed lease administration procedures that allowed staff of only three to
a portfolio of 305 active retail and office properties exceeding 1.25 million sq
uare feet
a Negotiated over 1,000 leases, subleases and renewals covering more than 1 mill
ion square feet of office, retail, administrative, and warehouse properties
a Used real estate data and metrics to create assessment tools to monitor real e
state performance
a Developed long-term strategic plan to determine whether to lease or acquire pr
a Led team to identify opportunities to improve sustainability characteristics (
energy, renewable materials, water, waste) reducing costs by 5%
a Led cross-functional site delivery team of staff, stakeholders and vendors tha
t reduced
average time to locate, lease and construct retail sites 30% (from 7 months to
5 months)
a Coordinated international opening of 62 franchise stores in 9 months
a Managed attorneys, architects, brokers and contractors in concurrent multi-sit
e projects
a Exceeded site completion goals by 10%; delivered sites from 80 to 65,000 squar
e feet
a Introduced GIS analytics to site selection process
a Conducted title review and environmental due diligence for $26.5 million purch
ase of 11 grocery-anchored shopping centers located in 6 states
a Disposed of 35% of non-performing leases; reduced total occupancy costs by 20%
in 14 months
a Drafted and edited letters of intent, easements, purchase, and sale/lease-back
a Experienced in acquiring raw land for build-to-suit development
KEITH JENKINS (714) 425-9785
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Retail Lease Consulting, Orange County, CA
2008 - Present
Provided lease analysis and negotiation services for small business owners and f
ranchisees; advised and assisted in negotiation and drafting of leases, letters
of intent, and construction documents. Conducted comparative site analysis and l
ease/purchase analysis. Consulted on negotiation and drafting of purchase agreem
ent for 15,000 square foot building.
PlayNTrade Video Games & YaketyYak Wireless, Newport Beach, CA
Vice President of Real Estate
Directed real estate leasing and development for international franchisees of vi
deo game and cell phone companies. Coordinated leasing, build-out and opening of
over 60 stores in 9 months. Introduced real estate best practices and benchmark
ing, reducing time to open by 25%. Identified and implemented real estate soluti
ons to support business development strategy.
Ameriquest Mortgage Company, Orange, CA
Senior Leasing Manager
Directed all aspects of site selection, leasing construction, remodeling, lease
administration, and management of sites in nationwide portfolio of 305 corporate
and retail properties. Leveraged corporate relationships to reduce lease negoti
ation and build-out time by 30%. Developed process to open 65 stores per year wi
th existing staff. Led site development team of internal staff and outside vendo
El Pollo Loco/ Red Mountain Retail Group, Orange County, CA
Title/Leasing Manager (Contract Positions)
Reviewed title surveys and environmental reports for potential acquisitions; rev
iewed and monitored purchase agreements and prepared property tax estimates. Sup
ervised site selection and negotiated leases for all company owned and franchise
d retail sites in Western U.S.
Tetra Tech (Whalen & Company), Torrance, CA
2000 - 2001
Leasing Manager
Served as real estate consultant to AT&Tas Digital Broadband Project in Southern
California. Reviewed acquisitions, dispositions and leases of cell phone sites
by 30 site acquisition managers. Supervised due diligence for all real estate tr
ansactions; monitored site progress, communicating weekly reports to client on 4
50 sites. Created and maintained lease files for sites.

University of Notre Dame - B.A., Economics
University of Michigan - J.
D., Law