Responsible for developing, executing, and directing the overall strategic objectives involved in the development and acquisition of land to include feasibility analysis, establishing scope and developmental schedules, and leadership for all activities related to the client's real estate development projects from inception and architectural design through municipal approvals and zoning throughout the region.
Duties & Responsibilities
Create tailored development schedules for a land lease / acquisition based on zoning status, conditional use permits, platting and required third party approvals to pursue speed to construction start for a given project
Manage and lead a team of architects, civil, structural, electrical engineers & more to confirm the economic and zoning viability of a land site
Lead and present at local staff, design review boards, planning commission and city council meetings to represent the clients and pursue zoning and site plan approval
Manage the launch and receipt of all given surveys to qualify a land site ranging from Title
Reports, ALTA Survey, Geotechnical reports, Environmental reports, Sign Surveys and more depending upon the site
Play critical leadership, coordination, and communication role with all stakeholders including the client, architects, civil, structural, electrical and mechanical engineers, sign vendors and
Manage program and project efforts for new store developments, store relocation, and multi- state program roll-outs
Assist during the initial leasing / purchase agreement feasibility phase by: reviewing all surveys and providing cost and zoning analysis back to Real Estate for review and consideration
Pursue all approvals from County, City, State & more to prepare a land site for Lease
Commencement or Closing and communicate with the client and all stakeholders each step of the way
Meet established development timelines by: reviewing master project schedules for assigned projects, ensuring Architects & Civil Engineers are provided with accurate and timely information, verifying material procurement and delivery are synchronized with schedules, regularly monitoring progress of all projects, visiting sites, and requesting modified completion target dates when necessary
Provide value engineering ideas and opportunity for savings regularly through project evaluation
Complete all required documentation/paperwork and provide timely and accurate project status reporting while traveling
Bachelor's degree; Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or related discipline,
5+ years of development management in the commercial construction industry or equivalent as an Owner's Representative, or any similar combination of education and experience
Experience in pre-construction and land development efforts ranging from site planning, grading plan reviews and utility design and review
Expertise in Feasibility / Due Diligence, Site Planning, Permitting, Site Analysis, civil design and construction, Entitlements, Land Use, Land Planning, Utility Providers and Construction
Proven experience in working with local municipalities and organizations to pursue site plan / zoning approvals for a given concept
Experience in managing restaurant, banking and/or pad site projects preferred
Certification in PMP, PE, AIA, LEED, or CMAA preferred
Proficient in preparing and tracking detailed project budgets and schedules
Proven experience leading and managing numerous facets of multiple projects simultaneously
Solid understanding of construction industry, terminology, codes, documentation, and design
Ability to read, understand, and apply construction standards and plan sets
Proficient with project management software (e. g. Microsoft Project, NIKU)
Ability to conduct weekly project meetings either onsite or via conference calls with clients,contractors, vendors, and other stakeholders
Demonstrated customer/vendor relationship building experience
Excellent organizational, presentation and communication skills
Ability to travel 25-50%
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