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Reference Number: PR 0003750

Director - Real Estate (Canada)

, BC

What you'll do


Responsible for the overall work streams required to build and deliver a pipeline of new restaurants in support of the development objectives for a territory. Execution of corporate development programs to assists franchisees to grow their footprints. 

Responsible for site selection, Lease negotiations, and generation of CapCom Committee approval submissions.

Author and execute the market planning market planning in conjunction with the Strategic Development and Analysis team. 

Engaged in the development community and effectively networking with brokers, landlords, developers and others. Attends regional ICSC shows, CFA's as needed and many other networking activities to establish and maintain Wendy’s as a leading option for new store opportunities.   

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Directs all DMA Market Planning activity on an on-going basis
  • Procures new restaurant sites for Corporate and Franchise on an on-going basis
  • Directs the flow of real estate transactions by coordinating the efforts of others (Real Estate Brokers, Real Estate Coordinator, Legal, Field Engineering., Operations, Franchise Development).
  • Procures replacement sites for underperforming restaurants as identified in DMA Market Plans.
  • Consults with the Franchise community on all real estate related matters

Wendy’s is the world's second largest quick-service hamburger company and was built on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.  

What we expect from you

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor's degree: Real Estate, Business, related field preferred 
  • Demonstrated knowledge / skill in market planning and implementation for freestanding “retail” real estate development.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a corporate real estate environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of real estate development process including broker management, negotiation, real estate contracts, demographic analysis, financial analysis, site plans and zoning.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office, GIS, Oracle and other database systems.

Please note that the Wendy's Company does not accept unsolicited résumé’s from recruiters or employment agencies.  In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit résumé’s to an approved requisition, the Wendy's company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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