VP of Real Estate

Bellevue, Washington, United States


No matter who you are or where you come from, you are welcome here. At MOD, we embrace individuality, support human growth, and recognize the value in second chances.

Every day and in every store, we create a culture where individual spirits are celebrated. And as part of MOD, you will be empowered to provide that same experience for every single customer that walks through the door.

We're growing, with more than 400 locations across 28 states, and Canada. So we're always looking for people who demonstrate what we call the 4G's: Grit, Growth, Generosity, and Gratitude. You'll help us create a positive social impact in your community, making MOD an exciting place to eat and a place where others are inspired to bring about change. We call it Spreading MODness®. Come be part of it.


Lead strategy and execution of company and franchise growth strategies. Identify attractive markets for growth and develop team to execute on both new stores and maintaining existing portfolio. This position is responsible for both the strategic planning and tactical implementation for a range of projects and initiatives, including growth strategy, competitive analysis, market planning and strategic initiatives execution support. This role will lead a team that is responsible for new store pipeline, and existing stores.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develops 1-3-year strategy for new store openings including growth by market, ensuring markets are resourced appropriately, developing process to achieve collaboration & alignment within the business, and held accountable to delivering on growth strategy.
  • Lead work related to Demographics tool to support in site selection
  • Responsible for managing the performance of the team including performance management, Performance evaluations and professional development
  • Lead the real estate team and implementation of the real estate strategy to support MOD's long-range business plan
  • Demonstrate expertise in real estate portfolio management including site selection, construction, budgeting, project, and risk management.
  • Gather and evaluate economic, demographic, and other market data to identify key trade areas
  • Perform competitor analysis and site mapping within key trade areas
  • Visit and inspect prospective properties to determine suitability
  • Build and manage the pipeline of potential sites in markets identified for expansion to ensure MOD achieves it growth objectives
  • Creates and develops business and five-year growth plan for markets and able to deliver to plan.
  • Fluent in LOIs, Lease Negotiations, Portfolio Management Negotiations & Development Process.
  • Perform ad-hoc strategic and store analysis in support of executive management
  • Outline, lead, and execute on the development strategy for company growth markets
  • Support franchise partners in selection of franchise-owned sites
  • Support finance department in administration of existing site leases & financial reporting associated with real estate including building proforma, investment thesis and store level P&L discussions
  • Partner with Accounting on all Lease Administration functions
  • Support marketing department in development of new store opening strategies
  • Support design and construction teams in communication with landlords and developers through the development life cycle

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant area of study
  • Experience leading a team
  • 10+years commercial real estate experience with a multi-unit, multi-state fast-casual restaurant chain
  • Exceptional ability to gather, analyze and present complex topics in simple ways
  • Proficient with MS Excel, PowerPoint, demographic software
  • Ability to travel, including overnight travel, up to 50% or greater
  • A passion for MOD Pizza

Physical Requirements

Travel work involves operating a motor vehicle within a specific region or route. Regularly and safely perform all functions of operating a motor vehicle, including prolonged sitting. Regularly operate a laptop and mobile phone. Communicate and exchange information with co-workers and other individuals in person or electronically. Occasionally positioning oneself (e.g., stand, walk, stoop, bend, twist, kneel, crouch, push, pull) to move or lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

Want to help us spread MODness™? Apply today!

MOD welcomes people from all backgrounds and walks of life, and it's reflected in our largely diverse community of MOD Squaders. MOD is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. MOD recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates, and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. We all may be assigned other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

  • 50% off your meals at MOD
  • Access to employee support & development
  • Awesome MOD swag: t-shirts, bandanas, stickers, etc.


Giving back is part of the MOD culture.

Throughout the year, you and other MOD Squad members have opportunities to give back to the community - what we call "Spreading MODness." This includes participating in fundraisers, packing meals for families struggling with hunger, and sponsoring other activities in your area.

Bridge Fund

We offer access to emergency support programs to help MOD Squad Members in need. Anyone can apply to access the Bridge Fund, which offers assistance when an unexpected hardship occurs. It's MODs helping MODs.

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