Forest City Enterprises

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Forest City Enterprises Reviews

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Forest City Enterprises President and CEO David J. LaRue
David J. LaRue
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    positive, down to earth, friendly people

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Accountant  in  Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Accountant in Cleveland, OH

    I have been working at Forest City Enterprises full-time

    Pros

    the "family" feeling is real and people are down to earth and friendly. For the most part, you can achieve a healthy work life balance.

    Cons

    there is not much opportunity to for upward movement within certain departments. Other departments on the other hand, promote really easily.

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Forest City Enterprises Interviews

Updated Sep 4, 2014
Updated Sep 4, 2014

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    Resident Relations Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Lake Stevens, WA
    Anonymous Employee in Lake Stevens, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Forest City Enterprises in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online less than two weeks ago. Yesterday I received a call directly from the property manager, who arranged an in person interview with me on site this morning. It went absolutely amazing! I was nervous going in at first because this is really my ideal job. I was a military spouse and this position is within one of FC's military housing communities, so I felt really comfortable coming into the office seeing military families and memorabilia.

    The property manager sat down with me in a private office and was absolutely one of the sweetest, easy going, least intimidating people I have ever met. We had a completely flowing, natural, and exciting conversation for over an hour. We were both mutually happy with how the interview went, so she showed me one of the vacant homes in the community.

    After I left, she called me to give her manager a call as a follow up to the interview. She basically asked me simple questions like what I am looking for in a job and what I can bring to the community. Tomorrow I have a phone call set up with the recruiter, which should be to arrange drug testing and a background check, but I'm not sure.

    Overall, I am SO impressed with how things are going. I don't know if it's just because I'm lucky enough to be interviewing for a great location - but I'm sure the company is equally as awesome purely based on how wonderful the managers I've spoken with are, and how happy they are with their jobs.

    Interview Questions
    • None - all extremely easy, natural, flowing questions. In fact, she didn't even ask me the questions from the interview question template. She pushed it to the side, and we just chatted as if we were friends!   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Website www.forestcity.net
Headquarters Cleveland, OH
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1920
Type Company - Public
Industry Real Estate
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Forest City Enterprises has gone from treeline to skyline. Founded in 1920 as a lumber dealer, the company now focuses on commercial and residential real estate development in metropolitan areas across the US. Forest City, which has about $12 billion in assets, owns and develops commercial properties, including 100 retail centers, office buildings, and hotels in about 15 states. The company's residential group owns and manages 125 upscale and middle-market apartments, condominiums, senior housing, and military housing communities. Forest City also owns about 11,000 acres... More

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