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Occupancy Planner

Company: CBRE
Location: Nashville
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Occupancy Planner

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GWS Segment

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Areas of Interest

Construction, Data & Analytics, Design, Project Management, Workplace Strategy


Nashville - Tennessee - United States of America

About the role

The Occupancy Planner provides space planning, data mining, reporting, and interpretation of space planning metrics for our manufacturing client's needs. Role supports Moves, Adds, and Changes along with space planning projects within a corporate office facility and surrounding multi-use facilities in Nashville, TN. Primarily responsible for negotiating with FF&E vendors and managing vendor relationships to meet client project timelines and expectations.

This job is part of the Moves, Additions and Changes function. They are responsible for building space design, construction, and moving services. The role offers a hybrid schedule but requires up to 3 days/week onsite at corporate office facility in Nashville, TN.

What you'll do

Review space requirements and provide conceptual plans and recommendations to the real estate team or stakeholders.

Assist with creating block or stack plans and move lists.

Produce drawings and presentations for internal stakeholders and client-facing steering committee meetings for review and feedback.

Collaborate with other team members to gain business intelligence including move and relocation sequencing and execution.

Attend client meetings, draft meeting minutes, and acquire approvals to proceed when required.

May attend space walks for validation and update of occupancy metrics.

Responsible for entering and maintaining occupancy data within the system of record.

Prepare forecasts and evaluate space planning trends in general business conditions.

Conduct interviews and discussions with clients to gather, coordinate and synthesize project requirements, and functional, operational, and cultural issues.

Partner with Architectural Vendors and Project Management to investigate code requirements and city or county permits when moving or reconfiguring office space.

Facilitate post-occupancy support and reviews to ensure deliverables were performed and client's expectations were met.

Have some knowledge of standard principles with limited practical experience in applying them.

Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with CBRE RISE (Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence) values.

Impact the quality of own work.

Work within standardized procedures and practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.

Exchange straightforward information, ask questions, and check for understanding.

What you'll need

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred with up to 3 years of relevant experience. In lieu of a degree, a combination of experience and education will be considered. Certification in Corporate Real Estate, LEED, or Facilities Management preferred.
  • Ability to use existing procedures to solve standard problems.
  • Experience with analyzing information and standard practices to make judgments.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook) with emphasis on Excel spreadsheet skills.
  • Organizational skills with a strong inquisitive mentality.
  • Intermediate math skills. Ability to calculate difficult figures such as percentages, fractions, and other financial-related calculations.

    Why CBRE?
    • FORTUNE 500 #126
    • FORTUNE Most Admired Company #1 in real estate for third consecutive year; Ten years in a row on the list!
    • Forbes Named one of the best large employers in America and one of the World's Best Employers!
    • Role provides the following benefits: 401(K), Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, and Vision Insurance

      Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

      Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

      NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

      CBRE GWS

      CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.

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Keywords: CBRE, Nashville , Occupancy Planner, Other , Nashville, Tennessee

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