SBA Communications Real Estate Administrator - Ground Leasing in Boca Raton, Florida

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  • Location:

Boca Raton, FL

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  • Experience:

At least 3 year(s)

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Job DescriptionAre you ready to join an inclusive work environment, contribute to our dynamic teams and "Seek and Achieve Excellence" in all you do? We are SBA Communications, (SBA) a leading independent owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure across North, Central and South America. Our mission is to be our customers' first-choice provider of wireless infrastructure solutions.As a member of our team, you will be inspired by our Guiding Principles; Integrity, Work Ethic, Ownership Mindset, Quality, Customer Service, Innovation and Collegiality. If you are challenged by the opportunity to stretch and grow yourself and your career, then SBA Communications can help you “Reach New Heights”.Join our Commitment to "Building Better Wireless" and apply or text keyword Corpsba to 313131


The Real Estate Administrator, Ground Leasing is responsible for the preparation and review of SBA leases and related legal documents associated with ground and tower leasing for both domestic and international sites. The REA, Ground Leasing, must be experienced in reviewing, drafting, preparing and evaluating leases, and provide general administrative and clerical support to the New Tower Builds Team, as well as Corporate Managers and Attorneys.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and review of legal documents including: Ground Leases, Amendments and Antenna Site Agreements (ground owner leases and anchor build to suit tenant leases), and related Memoranda.

  • Assist with preparation and/or review of closing documents for Build to Suit Deals (i.e. ground lease reviews, Assignment and Assumption Agreements, Bills of Sale, Estoppel Certificates).

  • Assist with reviewing and approving Right to Proceed (RTP) Packages.

  • Assist with Ground Expansions requests from the Field Staff (i.e. analyze ground expansion space needed, obtain pricing from Senior Vice President, preparation and review of ground expansion amendments, follow-up with Ground Owner and Real Estate Specialists in the Restructure Group and maintain ground expansion tracker.

  • Assist with and facilitate lease renewals with Government Agencies.

  • Assist with maintaining anchor build to suit tenant tracker.

  • Assist VP, Site Leasing, Ground Leasing Manager, Legal and New Builds Departments with contract language and with creation of ground leases.

  • Assist with drafting and/or obtaining language approval from VP, Attorneys, Manager, Site Administration, Title, Tax and/or Legal Departments, as needed.

  • Interface with Ground Owners, other REAs, Administrative Assistants, Restructure Group, in house attorneys, outside attorneys, Field Staff and other Corporate Departments on issues related to the tower build project, ground leasing and/or Anchor BTS contract issues.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience:

  • HS Diploma with 3+ years relative experience OR AA with 2+ years relative experience required; BA/BS Degree, preferred.

  • 2+ years administrative experience working with legal documents and/or contracts.

  • Prior experience in real estate transactions, preparation of leases and legal documents related to new tower builds.

  • Real Estate License and/or Paralegal Certificate, preferred.

  • Excellent written, interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills required.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of and ability to work with MS Word, Excel, Power Point and proficiency with Intranet and Internet navigation.

  • Experience with Chain of Title, review of legal descriptions and/or sketches and experience in drafting, editing and reviewing documents.

    Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, comprehend and communicate instructions, correspondence, memos and legal documents.

  • Bilingual in written and verbal Spanish, preferred.

    Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages, area and volume.

    Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to carry out instruction furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Preferred:

  • Notary Public

  • Paralegal Certificate

  • Real Estate License

    Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to hear, understand and respond appropriately to verbal requests made in person, over the telephone and electronically.

  • Visual ability correctable to 20/20.

  • Sitting 75% of the day.

  • Ability to respond verbally in an understandably, professional manner in person, over the telephone and electronically.

  • Manual dexterity to input data into the computer.

  • Ability to stoop and bend.

    Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Moderate noise level.