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Director of Development

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Are you looking to utilize your real estate development experience in a professional work environment? Our client, a well-established family-owned real estate firm, is seeking a Director of Development to join their team.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a team that values their employees, customers, and community. The Director of Development role is focused on the development of multiple ground-up projects both current and future. The Director of Real Estate Development will work closely with all departments on all phases of development projects – from due diligence, permitting, entitlements, plan review, and construction. Apply today for immediate consideration!

Job Duties:
  • Supervising ground-up development planning & the coordination of the hand-off to construction; etc.
  • Proven ability to manage teams of consultants and multiple projects from inception to completion
  • Procure, review, and approve all necessary due diligence inspections and reports
  • Preparing concept layouts for potential projects, source proposals from engineers and consultants and manage their timely workflow throughout the entitlement process
  • Research state and local development ordinances, zoning, DOT’s, etc. Speak with local jurisdictions and consultants to develop the critical path and development requirements for each project
  • Value engineering site plans to maximize square footage and minimize design specifications
  • Providing direction to engineers, architects and tenant representatives regarding proposed design style, coordination of Landlord and Tenant’s plans and review of the Landlord’s Work requirements prior to submittal
  • Prepare preliminary development and construction budgets for proposed projects based on existing site conditions, market knowledge and preliminary information
  • Reviewing and approving civil and architectural drawings prior to submittal to government agencies; review and manage agency comments; attend and present at hearings as required.
  • Developing project schedules for seamless coordination between all involved parties
  • Assisting with all related negotiations with consultants, third party agencies, etc.
  • Meets regularly with executive leadership and other departments to provide status updates, as needed, and required
Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related discipline
  • At least 5-7 years of related retail (free-standing and shopping center) and land development experience
  • Strong knowledge of the commercial real estate industry specifically related to development projects
  • Ability to work in a fast-pace environment; manage multiple projects simultaneously; multi-task effectively with an attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication, and negotiation skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Project, and Excel
  • Ability to travel


Submit your resume TODAY for consideration!

JWilliams Staffing, Inc. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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