Commercial Property Manager

About us:

The University of Toronto is home to some of the world’s most talented academics, inventors, innovators, and educators, who are advancing knowledge and making critical discoveries for a healthier, more sustainable, prosperous, and secure future. The University of Toronto, Facilities & Services, Property Management Group is in partnership with University of Toronto Real Estate to cultivate, manage and advance opportunities within commercial portfolios of properties and A-Class facilities. We are committed to foster innovation ventures in the ecosphere of how AI, biomedical and other leading-edge technologies that can enrich lives. In addition, The University of Toronto is One of Canada's Best Employers, but we are also one of Canada's Greenest Employers.

Your opportunity:

This is a very exciting time for Property Management at the University of Toronto and as the principal contact for clients' service needs, the priority of this position will be highly focused on supporting the commercial real estate team. In this position, you will assist with new property developments and property acquisitions, while also developing procedures and expediting policies.

Reporting to the Senior Manager - Commercial Property Management, the incumbent will be responsible to provide and maintain the highest level of customer service to the building occupants. In the commercial property management portfolio, this position will be responsible for the on-going management of numerous facilities that will include the daily operations, internal services, external service providers, managing various projects, budget expenditures and revenues.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Selecting appropriate contractors and consultants based on work required
  • Checking that contracts are fulfilled as per the general conditions of the contract
  • Ensuring compliance with building codes that would affect the certification or status of the University or a facility
  • Researching and recommending suitability of major building fabric and envelope materials and equipment
  • Reviewing technical design documents prior to revision
  • Generating tender packages

Essential Qualifications:

  • Advanced College Diploma (3 years) or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
  • Six to seven years related experience
  • Ability to identify exclusions in lease documentation and the impact of individual tenancies
  • Experience running rent statements and identifying tenants that are in arrears, assisting with rent collections
  • Experience managing A-Class type properties with an AI and Biomedical tenancy preferred
  • To be successful in this role, you will need an understanding of lease documentation and what the impacts are related to the tenant operating expenses


To be successful in thisrole you will be:

  • Articulate
  • Communicator
  • Diplomatic
  • Organized
  • Self-directed
  • Team player

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