Development and Asset Analyst, Commercial Real Estate

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JDA is currently searching for a full-time Development and Asset Analyst for the Spartanburg Division. A description of the position and requirements are listed below. Qualified candidates should email their resume to

Position Summary

The Commercial Real Estate Spartanburg Division of Johnson Development Associates, Inc (JDA) is recruiting a Development and Asset Analyst, who will report to the Commercial Real Estate Manager for the Spartanburg properties.  The Analyst will work closely with the Commercial Real Estate Manager and other team members to develop, execute, and manage the Spartanburg Asset Portfolio and its strategies.  The Analyst will engage on all aspects of investment-level business planning and execution. The Analyst will be the analytical lead on all asset management activities and partner with various teams within JDA to execute the acquisition, redevelopment, management, leasing, and disposition of the Spartanburg Asset Portfolio

The position will be located in the Spartanburg, South Carolina office.   Minimal travel will be required for this position.

Company Profile
 Founded by George Johnson, Jr. in 1986, as a local developer of industrial and commercial properties in Spartanburg, SC, Johnson Development Associates, Inc. (JDA) has steadily grown into a multi-division, national real estate developer and principal owner of industrial, multifamily, self-storage, master planned communities and commercial properties.  

Well-capitalized and privately held, the Company is committed to growth and long-term ownership of operating assets and achieves such by its exceptional operating performance, ground-up development and selected acquisitions.  Its divisions are highly adept in site selection and acquisition, master planning, building community consensus, entitlement, and management.  The Company is uniquely positioned to offer career opportunities with high growth potential.

JDA is passionate about the results its team members attain together, grounded by a fundamental set of Guiding Principles that are at the core of its culture:   Integrity, Partnership, Humility, Principled Entrepreneurship, Initiative and Fulfillment.   In addition, JDA is a part of The Johnson Group, a family of diverse companies united in these shared Guiding Principles and committed to long-term success. 

To learn more about Johnson Development Associates, please visit

Position Responsibilities

Provides analytical ownership for asset management functions, including property strategic planning, portfolio level budgeting and (re)forecasting, redevelopment and leasing decision analysis.  
Provides modeling and technical support for investments, redevelopment, and asset management activities.
Primary responsibility for the quality of analytics, research, and execution support for the following areas: development and redevelopment analysis along with lease analysis.
Performs tenant analysis and research.  
Oversees the marketing for office and retail available spaces.
Assists in project management needs for new tenant build-outs.
Supports post-contract investment due diligence.  
Assists with managing third-party business plan execution teams including leasing, due diligence and valuation. 
Manages monthly lease reporting for office and retail spaces.
Assists with monthly/quarterly reforecast and valuation projection modeling. 
Collaborates with the team to evaluate capital improvement projects, deferred maintenance, and new sources of revenue. 
Maintains accountability and passion for meeting and outpacing deadlines. 
Anticipates the needs of the team and proactively support business plan execution. 
Maintains flawless document organization related to leasing correspondence. 


This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may vary based on assignment and needs of JDA.

Essential Skills and Experience

Preferred experience working in an engineering, construction or real estate-related field
Bachelor's Degree 
High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) 
Detail-oriented and organized
Ability to prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks effectively
Represent Johnson Development Associates, Inc. in a positive and professional manner
Maintain a high regard of confidentiality for company information
Exceptional written and verbal skills
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial work environment  
Work well under pressure
Proficient organizational skill set; documenting and maintaining notes from correspondence and meetings and cataloging them for easy retrieval

Contact Information

Alex Powell

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Company is committed to diversity and equal opportunity employment. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy (including medical needs due to pregnancy, child birth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military obligations, or marital status. This policy applies to all areas of employment, including employment status and opportunities such as hiring, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, and termination and applies to all Company employees and applicants.

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