Our client is a single-tenant commercial real estate development company based in the southeastern United States and they are looking for talented and driven individuals to join their rapidly growing team of professionals. Our client is currently pursuing and managing development projects in twelve states. Their corporate culture is focused on the growth of their teammates, development as a collaborative group, and client relationships and a fun, yet driven, work environment. This includes annual team-building trips with fun activities such as fishing or skiing.
The Development Associate will manage the assessment of potential sites for economic, regulatory, and technical feasibility as well as assist the Development Manager with project management. This position has a management track with excellent growth opportunities.
Production of conceptual site plans using zoning ordinances and other publicly available data
Review of all due diligence related items including property surveys, title, zoning, land use, building codes, geotechnical and environmental reports, restrictive covenants, and association documents.
Research and understand site entitlements, regulatory requirements, and assist with implementation into the project.
Assist in the preparation and management of project budgets.
Assist in the preparation and management of project timelines including governmental approvals and sequencing of events from initial site plan submittal to obtaining all entitlements, submitting for and obtaining building permits, and obtaining certificates of occupancy.
Assist with coordination and management of consultants through all phases of design and required tenant and governmental approvals.
Assist in representing the Owner at municipality, engineering, or neighborhood meetings and throughout the entitlement processes.
Assist in construction bidding processes and construction contracts
Assist with the review and processing of project-related monthly invoices, billing, and pay applications.
Assist with management and oversight of construction projects including onsite meetings, weekly reports, requests for information, change orders, budget, and schedule tracking.
Advanced knowledge of all phases and documents required for a traditional project delivery method
Understanding of multiple building and site disciplines including Civil, Architectural, Structural, MEP, Landscaping
Understanding of zoning ordinance and building code requirements for site plan design and project drawing review
Advanced knowledge of permitting, budgeting, scheduling, and project management
Analytical thinker and problem solver
Highly organized with keen attention to detail
Self-starter with a high internal work ethic
Effective technical writing and communication skills
Must be able to learn quickly and adapt to a fast-paced environment
Able to plan, prioritize, and effectively deal with multiple tasks of varying urgency
A personal commitment to excellence and desire to grow within the company
Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
Legal authorization to work in the United States (without the need for sponsorship)
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Civil Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management (or 4+ years in a like position)
Previous project management experience required
Experience with land use, zoning, and entitlement preferred
Experience with drainage, utility, and transportation design work
Proficiency in AutoCAD, PDF Editing/Markup (Bluebeam/Acrobat), and the full Microsoft Office Suite
Working knowledge of cloud-based project management software such as PlanGrid, Lucernex, Procore, and Monday.com
Working knowledge of online resources for gathering zoning, code, and GIS information on specific sites
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