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CBL & Associates Properties Reviews

Updated March 23, 2017
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  1. "Amazing coworkers!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Chattanooga, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Chattanooga, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CBL & Associates Properties full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The people at CBL made it a great place to work! Enjoyed the opportunities for growth and how upper management followed an open door policy. Solid benefits and pay was fair.

    Cons

    Slow to make decisions and execute changes to established business procedures; outdated technology in some departments; few vacation days when you first begin

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work! Remember to make the workplace a fun environment so people enjoy coming to work each day.


  2. "Retail industry tough"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CBL & Associates Properties full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Learn the aspects of retail leasing and be a part of a temp leasing program expert

    Cons

    Unfrotunately they spend money on the wrong things to make what they think is a profitable change when in reality they create more work for the staff and end up hiring more people after leaving valuable people go due to downsizing. Constant downsizing in this company. Huge layoffs constantly.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the malls. Focus on what is right for each mall and cloning marketing attempts at every mall is a bust.


  3. "Love the people, culture could improve"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CBL & Associates Properties full-time

    Pros

    Good insurance, good location. Most of the people who work there are great people.

    Cons

    IT staff is underpaid and underappreciated. Little room for professional growth. CBL prefers to hire outside the company rather than promote from within. Those who do get ahead are those who don't mind stepping on others. It can be difficult knowing who to trust. Many workers are unhappy.

    Advice to Management

    You have some amazing people who work for you. Take the time to learn their complete skillset instead of boxing them into their current role. Promote from within-- oftentimes you already have the talent you're looking for. And pay market rates!


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  5. "Office"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CBL & Associates Properties full-time

    Pros

    The people, hours, and benefits.

    Cons

    Not enough work, too slow, and low pay.


  6. "Mall Operations"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CBL & Associates Properties full-time

    Pros

    The business has a clear protocol for processes and procedures. Once you learn how something is done, your in.

    Cons

    The protocols are not flexible.

    Advice to Management

    Perhaps look into some software upgrades that would allow for a more dynamic interface between the field and home office.


  7. "Nice People, Disorganized"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grosse Pointe, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grosse Pointe, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CBL & Associates Properties full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Some of the nicest people work for this company. Really they are friendly and kind, but also a disorganized mess.

    Cons

    They micro manage the staff, but have no clear training, so it makes it very difficult to do a good job. Odd policies, and no guidance, you have to assume that the person telling you what to do is correct. If they spent half as much time actually communicating as they spend talking about communicating it would be a great company.

    Advice to Management

    Maybe look at what other companies are doing right and emulate that. You have great people but they are all working based on no current training. Also take ownership of management policies and move the company into this century.


  8. "Specialty Leasing Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Specialty Leasing Manager in Bel Air, MD
    Former Employee - Specialty Leasing Manager in Bel Air, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CBL & Associates Properties full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent company to work with. Great benefits.

    Cons

    No cons to be perfectly honest.

    Advice to Management

    Go with the flow and learn the upgrades.


  9. "Great Place to Work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -utilizing new technologies/ systems
    -good communication
    -focused on growth

    Cons

    I have no cons to mention as my experience was a good one.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you do and empowering your employees.


  10. "Admin Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CBL & Associates Properties full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere, small group - so we bonded well. Small office staff.

    Cons

    No room for growth. Mall Mgr didn't keep me busy AT all. I felt more like a trophy at the front desk than anything - but answering phones and collecting rent checks from tenants.


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    "Lease Ops Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lease Operation Analyst in Chattanooga, TN
    Former Employee - Lease Operation Analyst in Chattanooga, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at CBL & Associates Properties full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    worked with some great friends

    Cons

    too many friends and not supervisors

    Advice to Management

    get your facts before accusing



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