Paralegal – Land Development & Real Estate

Alys Beach is looking for a Paralegal- Land Development & Real Estate to assist the Vice President of Community and Development Planning in all legal aspects of development, design, construction, sales and leasing for the Alys Beach Residential Community.

Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as primary liaison with all third-party and corporate legal counsel
  • Establish homeowner associations across property, assist in managing the associations, including enforcement of the CC&Rs, and also assist in completing the turnover process for each association
  • Negotiate and assist in managing all design and construction contracts
  • Manage and complete intercompany title transfers from time to time
  • Manage and complete intercompany ground leases from time to time
  • Manage current ILSA Filing
  • Assist with leasing negotiations for available commercial space on property
  • Provide clarification, enforcement and amendments of existing leases for commercial space on property
  • Prepare monthly legal summary detailing all ongoing initiatives / cases within Alys Beach
  • General Activities:
    • Facilitate communication between property owners, consultants, Founder, third-party/IHQ counsel
    • Conduct research and distribute documents
    • Maintain electronic records

Education, certifications, and/or experience

  • Associate degree in paralegal studies, or similar
  • Paralegal certification
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in real estate development
  • Familiarity with Ch 718 and Ch 720 of the Florida statutes is preferred
  • Familiarity with AIA contract types is preferred
  • Experience in commercial leasing is preferred

Required Skills

  • A strong sense of personal initiative, a professional manner, a calm disposition
  • Must be detail and customer service oriented
  • Excellent collaboration and communication abilities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to respond in a timely manner to all requests from IHQ, senior leadership team and third-party consultants
  • Must have medium to advanced knowledge of MS Office environment
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