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Paralegal- Land Dev. & Real Estate

Date:  Jun 29, 2022

32461, FL, US, 32461

Onsite or Remote:  Onsite
Company Name:  Alys Beach


From the moment one views the iconic butteries and towering palms lining the center of our beach town, there is an unrivaled sense of escape. Alys Beach is carefully crafted to celebrate the public realm of streets, parks, pedestrian paths, and great civic buildings in a manner reminiscent of the world’s most beloved seaside towns. In recognition of the strong draw of the sea, our streets orient to the beach, guaranteeing views to the Gulf and cooling sea breezes.

Alys Beach is a groundbreaking community located along the Gulf of Mexico on Florida’s panhandle coast, six miles east of Seaside on Scenic Highway 30A. Planned by Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company, Alys Beach is a Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND) whose architectural vision has its roots in the style of Bermuda architecture and in the courtyards of Antigua, Guatemala, the colonial capital of Central America.

Alys Beach is in the early stages of town building. Our purpose is to evolve along with your family, maintaining the timeless traditions of sustainability and the highest standards of design and construction. Come join us in creating a special place to live, visit, relax, and play.

Alys Beach is looking for a Paralegal- Land Development & Real Estate to assist the Vice President of Community and Development Planning in all legal aspects of development, design, construction, sales and leasing for the Alys Beach Residential Community.

Job description

  • Serve as primary liaison with all third-party and corporate legal counsel
  • Establish homeowner associations across property, assist in managing the associations, including enforcement of the CC&Rs, and also assist in completing the turnover process for each association
  • Negotiate and assist in managing all design and construction contracts
  • Manage and complete intercompany title transfers from time to time
  • Manage and complete intercompany ground leases from time to time
  • Manage current ILSA Filing
  • Assist with leasing negotiations for available commercial space on property
  • Provide clarification, enforcement and amendments of existing leases for commercial space on property
  • Prepare monthly legal summary detailing all ongoing initiatives / cases within Alys Beach
  • General Activities:
    • Facilitate communication between property owners, consultants, Founder, third-party/IHQ counsel
    • Conduct research and distribute documents
    • Maintain electronic records

Education, certifications, and/or experience

  • Associate degree in paralegal studies, or similar
  • Paralegal certification
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in real estate development
  • Familiarity with Ch 718 and Ch 720 of the Florida statutes is preferred
  • Familiarity with AIA contract types is preferred
  • Experience in commercial leasing is preferred

Required Skills

  • A strong sense of personal initiative, a professional manner, a calm disposition
  • Must be detail and customer service oriented
  • Excellent collaboration and communication abilities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to respond in a timely manner to all requests from IHQ, senior leadership team and third-party consultants
  • Must have medium to advanced knowledge of MS Office environment



We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Panama City

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