Real Estate Subject Matter Expert

Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 1 week ago(7/12/2024 10:50 AM)
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Real Estate


LMI is seeking a skilled Real Estate SME to remotely support a federal client. This individual will be responsible for analyzing and resolving complex real estate issues and providing expert guidance and hands-on support in real estate matters to support the client’s mission. The real estate subject matter expert (RE SME) will conduct a wide range of real estate planning actions such as public records research, business case/alternatives analysis, stakeholder analysis, and budget/schedule development, and real estate clearance actions such as site permitting, leasing, licensing, and support of fee and easement acquisitions, in support of the client’s infrastructure and technology construction, deployment and sustainment activities nationwide. The real estate SME will provide “full-time” support to a federal agency’s program management offices headquartered in Washington, DC.


LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Established as a private, not-for-profit organization in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian and defense agencies, free of commercial and political bias. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction. We offer a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Business casual dress, flex time, and tuition reimbursement are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees.


This position will serve as a real estate SME responsible for assisting a federal agency manage its real estate requirements/portfolio. The SME will evaluate client requirements and identify and execute the necessary real estate requirements. The SME will lead negotiations for land-use agreements such as leases, licenses and rights of entry from private landowners and permits from other government agencies, support real estate acquisition efforts, facilitate meetings to develop and execute appropriate real estate strategies, and perform other related duties.  


  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • 10+ years’ experience in federal property real estate program support.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in both a team environment and an independent setting. A true team player who maintains a positive and supportive attitude in a dynamic environment.
  • Significant experience in the following areas:
    • Real estate research and analysis, including working with related documents such as maps, plans, surveys, legal descriptions, sales contracts, deeds, leases, licenses and permits.
    • Preparation of real estate action plans, decision briefs and progress reports, including related budget and schedule inputs.
    • Drafting, negotiation and tracking of land-use agreements such as sales contracts, leases, licenses, permits and rights of entry.
    • Working with related professionals such as project managers, environmental specialists, engineers, GIS specialists and real estate attorneys.
  • Proficiency with the following software tools: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Google Earth Pro, Acrobat Pro.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and/or Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) training preferred but not required.
  • Moderate travel may be required.

Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a comprehensive government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information. The background investigation includes financial, criminal, residential, educational, foreign affiliation, and employment verifications.


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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