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Senior Real Estate Counsel

$175,000- $200,000/ year
Posted Mar 06
Full Time
On Site
New York, New York

About The Company

Industrious is the largest premium workplace-as-a-service provider and home to the highest-rated workplaces in the industry. Everything we do comes down to creating great days for teams of all sizes and stages, including our own. We believe that what makes a great day at work is the people on your team and the problems you get to solve together. We’re looking for people who love thinking outside the box and thrive in a truly collaborative setting. As teammates, we encourage new ideas and toast every win. We’re excited about having a meaningful impact on people’s workplace experience.

Great days also start when everyone can be their authentic self at work. Diversity of backgrounds, thoughts, and ideas is critical to our success in delivering great workplace experiences, both for our members and for each other. Industrious is committed to creating an inclusive, respectful environment that embraces your individuality and quirkiness. You are valued for who YOU are. We celebrate our people as individuals who can accomplish great things when we work together as one team.

We are proud to have been recognized as one of America’s 500 fastest-growing companies in 2020 by Inc. Magazine and one of Forbes’ Best Startup Employers.

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About The Role

Are you ready to revolutionize the future of work? Industrious is on the lookout for an energetic and proactive Senior Real Estate Counsel to join our dynamic in-house legal team.

As Senior Real Estate Counsel, you will be responsible for all aspects of real estate negotiations from LOI through operations, including deal structuring, and drafting and negotiation of leases, management agreements, and construction contracts. The successful candidate will have the chance to have a high impact on a company that lies squarely in the crossroads of hospitality, real estate, and technology. You will also be integral to providing legal support to Industrious’s real estate and construction teams, and developing scalable infrastructure to help Industrious achieve its goals in a time of dynamic growth. You must be intellectually curious, self-confident, a stellar communicator and problem-solver, and have a passion for working in a high growth, entrepreneurial environment.

This role can based in any of Industrious's major markets including New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Boston and Washington DC.

At Industrious You Will


  • Draft and negotiate sophisticated leases and management agreements in jurisdictions across the country.
  • Manage the company’s real estate portfolio by addressing issues as they arise and drafting and negotiating applicable ancillary documents (e.g., guaranties, letters of credit, estoppel certificates, amendments, SNDAs).
  • Review, negotiate and finalize construction contracts, including architect contracts, general contractor contracts, and millwork contracts.
  • Serve as a business-minded thought partner for the real estate and construction teams by answering questions and making recommendations for best practices and processes.
  • Establish systems to ensure company compliance with real estate and construction contract requirements and applicable laws.
  • Provide guidance to finance, operations, facilities and other internal teams regarding the Industrious portfolio of leases, management contracts, and construction contracts.
  • Work with teams across Industrious on corporate policies, processes, and training.
  • Maintain and manage legal templates and processes.
  • Provide advice and guidance regarding risk management and dispute resolution.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for internal process improvements and implement them.
  • Oversee the workflow and work product of paralegals and temporary members of the Legal Team.

What We Look For


  • 8+ years of experience in a sophisticated commercial real estate leasing practice; experience with management contracts, and joint venture agreements. Mix of law firm and in-house real estate experience is strongly preferred
  • J.D. from a well regarded law school. Top-tier law firm training strongly preferred. Admission to local state bar or ability to register as in-house counsel
  • Experience with drafting and negotiating construction contracts
  • Experience with real estate management agreements, either in the hotel industry or otherwise, preferred
  • Proven ability to negotiate a high volume of leases, management agreements from LOI through closing with minimal support from external counsel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Strong drafting and analytical skills
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment in ambiguous situations
  • Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiastic and proactive attitude with the ability to identify gaps and willingness to step in where needed
  • A creative problem solver who is open to new ideas and new approaches
  • Proven track record of learning quickly, taking initiative, working proactively and being resourceful
  • Experience with or strong excitement for a dynamic, high-growth environment


The annual base compensation range for this role is between $175,000 and $200,000. The successful candidate's actual base compensation will be based upon a variety of factors, including but not limited to work experience, job-related knowledge, skills, and professional qualifications. You will also be eligible for a 15% annual target bonus based on individual and company performance.

Base and bonus compensation are just two components of Industrious’ total compensation package that may be available to employees. Other great employee perks and benefits include heavily subsidized healthcare plans, generous paid time off, company stock options, wellness programs, professional development grants, 401k plan, and many other benefits, subject to applicable eligibility criteria and company policies.

If your expected compensation falls outside of the given range, and you are still interested in working at Industrious, why not join our Talent Pipeline and be kept in the loop for all new opportunities that could be a good fit for your experience.

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