Real Estate Specialist - Services

Posting Location: FL - Boca Raton
# of openings: 1


Company Summary

Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the world’s most revolutionary technologies. Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and over 60,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major US market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service – bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. Crown Castle is an S&P 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of approximately $60 billion



Position Title:  Real Estate Specialist, Services


Position Summary


Execute and deliver on the day-to-day Area Real Estate activities in accordance with Crown Castle objectives.


Essential Job Functions


  • Perform all revenue producing services to meet projected goals and targets.  Prepare and submit zoning and permitting applications.  Monitor progress of municipal applications and facilitate jurisdictional request for additional information.

  • Provide timely system updates and communicate effectively with all customers, both internal and external. 

  • Serve as entitlement lead during weekly customer meetings.  Ability to comprehend and serve as a subject matter expert on matters related to state & local telecommunication municipal codes. Understand and be able to articulate details of Federal Wireless Facilities Deployment legislation including Sec. 6409(a) Wireless Facilities Deployment.

  • Understand financial information from projects impacting District, Area and Company financials.  Provide tracking and reporting of costs associated with zoning and building permits and ensure reimbursable expenses are billed, collected and reconciled.

  • Participate in District and Area pre-project planning meetings.

  • Coordinate with Project Manager to ensure that permit submittal packages meet local and statewide municipal requirements.

  • Coordinate with internal partners to ensure building permits are properly closed out at the completion of construction.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with municipalities, including, but not limited to Code Enforcement Staff, Building Inspectors, Members of City Councils, Planning & Zoning Staffs, Commissions and various neighborhood groups. Represent Crown Castle at municipal meetings to obtain all required zoning approvals.

  • Manage all aspects of complying with conditions of approvals from municipalities for the installation, maintenance and continued operation of company sites.

  • Coordinate with District Traditional Real Estate Specialist to assist with and resolve Property Owner issues, while improving the quality of our relationships.

  • Manage external vendors (Site Acquisition, Legal, A&E, etc.) to ensure timely receipt of deliverables, cost management and vendor relations as appropriate.

  • Effectively partner with District, Asset, Tower Operations, Sales, Property Management, Legal, CM&R, Accounting, Tax, and PEP teams on zoning and permitting questions and issues.

  • Escalate matters to Real Estate Manager and/or Real Estate Director when needed to ensure timely project completion.

  • Comply with all Crown Castle policies and procedures.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent work experience; or,

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school will be considered in lieu of experience


Experience/Minimum Requirements


  • Two (2) to five (5) years of real estate experience

  • Wireless industry experience preferred but not required

  • Zoning and Permitting experience preferred but not required


Other Skills/Abilities

  • A customer focused and team oriented collaborator

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to comprehend Zoning ordinances and municipal processes

  • Knowledge of application and submittal process for zoning and building permits in multiple jurisdictions.

  • Experience in providing presentations to Planning & Zoning Commissions and City Councils for the approval of all issues related to zoning, site plan approval and building permits.

  • Comprehension and understanding of construction plans, standards, terminology, and surveys.

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to problem solve and provide solution alternatives

  • Ability to comprehend contracts and agreements

  • Ability to comprehend all title documentation


Organizational Relationship


Reports to:  Real Estate Manager


Title(s) of direct reports (if applicable):  N/A


Working Conditions:  Works in a normal office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions.  Local and regional travel will be required.

Additional Information:  N/A



Crown Castle is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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