President Real Estate – Krause+

Des Moines, Iowa, United States


Do you have strong expertise in real estate development and management? Have you worked with commercial, mixed-use, residential properties? Do you enjoy creating a vision and business plans to help a business continue its growth? If you would like to lead a Real Estate company with a portfolio in Des Moines and Italy, this key executive position may be of interest to you.

What you’ll do as the President of Krause +

  • Refine the business vision and develop short and long-term business plans to plans to achieve the company’s vision
  • Improve the business model for improving the performance of our Des Moines properties
  • Work on a variety of real estate development projects from small scale to large scale
  • Take leadership of exciting real estate development projects in Des Moines, IA and Piedmont & Parma, Italy
  • Define targeted mixed-use tenants for projects and achieve occupancy targets
  • Provide leadership to the Krause+ team
  • Manage a portfolio of assets

What we’re looking for

  • Experience creating vision and business plans for real estate development and management
  • Superior leadership skills with proven ability to inspire, innovate, and grow a new business and team
  • 15 years of experience in developing, evaluating, and managing mixed use real estate
  • Outstanding business and financial analytics acumen
  • Experience in mixed use real estate in medium sized U.S. cities like Des Moines desired
  • Ability to travel up to 25% internationally
  • International experience preferred
  • Relocation to Des Moines, IA area required

Leadership Competencies

  • Communication: Delivers clear, effective communication and listens to others
  • Conceptual/Systems Thinking: Recognizes patterns, trends, themes, and connections in information to develop innovative ideas and solutions
  • Constructive Engagement: Expresses ideas and disagreements, constructively resolves conflict, and encourages others to do the same
  • Customer Orientation: Meets the expectations and needs of internal and external customers
  • Decision Making: Makes good decisions in a timely manner
  • Empowerment: Takes initiative and solves problems
  • Talent Development: Maximizes potential and improves overall performance
  • Influence: Proactively builds relationships and influences others
  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Accurately assesses problems and effectively and efficiently arrives at solutions
  • Strategic Thinking: Understands the current state and is able to visualize the ideal state and how to achieve it

About Krause Group

Krause Group is an Iowa-based company housing a diverse set of businesses with over 5,000 associates across the U.S. and Italy. These companies include Kum & Go, L.C., Solar Transport, Krause+, Pro Iowa, and the Des Moines Menace soccer team. Krause Group is also home to Italian wineries Vietti and Enrico Serafino, the historic soccer club Parma Calcio 1913, and boutique luxury hotel Casa di Langa, located in the Piedmont region of Italy.

Krause Group believes in People First. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer building a culture of equity and inclusion.

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