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Manager - Real Estate Development

Posted: 12 Nov 2020 Closes: 12 Dec 2020
Los Angeles, United States Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1881018834

Who you are...

The Manager - Real Estate Development is a hands-on, team-oriented passionate real estate professional who has a deep theoretical understanding of commercial office, mixed use and/or multifamily activities, enjoys working as part of a team and is comfortable with a wide range of responsibilities.

What you'll do...
  • Manage various phases of the development process for commercial, mixed use and/or multifamily projects to realize the vision established for the project.
  • Represent Skanska and act as a good example, both internally and externally, in accordance with the values, ethical guidelines and management systems of the organization.
  • Meet with clients, customers and community members to identify and strengthen business opportunities and source potential projects.
  • Participate in marketing & leasing efforts associated with the project, including pitches, presentations, tenant tours, exhibits, lease negotiation / administration, etc.
  • Work collaboratively and transparently with Skanska USA Building as construction partner to accurately underwrite costs associated with the project.
  • Oversee the construction process and maintain strong project controls to ensure the delivery of the project on time and within budget.
  • Manage contracts, scopes, budgets and schedules for consultants necessary to develop the project.
  • Manage design and consulting firms.
  • Manage construction team to ensure schedule, budget, and quality standards for the project.
  • Serve as hands on, tactical support in project development through all stages of the process, including budget management, schedules, negotiating / writing agreements and construction.
  • Manage and update the proforma for the project, providing market and financial analysis as it relates to the project's proposed lease terms.
  • Assist the closeout and disposition of assets owned by Skanska.
  • Support common working methods in order to build up the local organization.
  • Set an example for junior level staff by guiding, mentoring and teaching.
  • Where appropriate, engage and collaborate with CDUS strategic services and support functions.

Your characteristics include...
  • Innovative, curious, collaborative, creative, reliable and trustworthy with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Passionate about Commercial Real Estate Development
  • An authentic appreciation for, and alignment with Skansksa's Purpose and Values, including honesty, responsibility, integrity and fulfillment of commitments
  • Strong financial and analytical acumen
  • Highly organized and pro-active
  • Strong leadership qualities and skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong global perspective, respecting the viewpoints of those from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, religions and lifestyles to build collaborative relationships and communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrated digital fluency, showing the ability to maximize new and emerging technologies in order to work, learn and live in a digital society
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and outstanding written & oral communication skills
  • A willingness to attend public hearings, meetings and social events outside of normal business hours
  • Previous experience with managing various phases of development projects
  • Market knowledge and contacts

Qualifications we seek...

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • 5-7+ years' experience within the real estate development or a related industry
  • Experience in the local real estate market, including a growing industry network
  • Ability to read, analyze, interpret and evaluate proposals, architectural concepts and drawings, contracts, consultant proposals/agreements and government regulations
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to present information and respond to questions / inquiries from senior staff, peers, business associates and the general public
  • Strong experience in cost control, real estate funding and project reporting with abilty to create and manage budgets and proformas
  • Strong experience in the construction process and all its related project controls, including cost, schedule and quality.
  • Hands on experience and ability to execute through most phases of the development life-cycle, including:
  • Land acquisition and sourcing
  • Feasibility studies
  • Entitlements and zoning
  • Project Valuation and Finance
  • Architectural design and coordination of consultants
  • Construction process
  • Leasing
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Market research
  • Sustainable building concepts (e.g., LEED® etc.)


Bachelor's Degree from four-year college or university minimum, MBA or Master's Degree in related fields preferred.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by a person assigned to this job description. They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed as deemed appropriate by management at any time.

Additional Information
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Employee Status: Regular

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