Under direction of the VP of Development & Construction, The Development Director will own and champion the entire planning, entitlement, development and construction processes on assigned projects in the portfolio with a view towards best in-class application of placemaking and architectural design, brand positioning, and differentiated but disciplined and reliable construction delivery methods and techniques.
As the Development Director, one is held accountable to, however not limited to, the following job functions:
Integrate internal and external resources for the end-to-end, development/redevelopment from conceptual design, through project delivery, final punch list, and tenant coordination. Ensure communication and effective relationship management with clients, suppliers, contractors, vendors, engineers, and municipal representatives, achieving optimal alignment and outcomes of assigned projects
Ensure compliance with Federal, State, County, and City regulatory agency requirements
Provide routine weekly, monthly, quarterly reporting and as needed updates to senior leadership
Personally, exhibit an inspiring passion for continuous learning
Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed
Bachelor’s Degree, with a strong preference for degrees in relevant, related fields such as Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management
At least 5 years of experience which includes a track record of successful development and construction delivery of retail and mixed use projects
Multi-market, end-to-end project management experience in retail and mixed-use product classes with depth in delivery aspects of ground-up development and redevelopment
A proven track record of creating, leading, and championing a quality assurance culture across development and redevelopments projects
Experience across the full spectrum of development activities from underwriting, financing, and acquisition, to concept and design planning, to pre-development, pre-construction, construction completion, lease-up, and tenant coordination
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and efficiently across multiple projects and markets, simultaneously, in a fast-paced environment to drive development/redevelopment project activities to successful completion
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Strength in managing multiple outside parties on multiple projects will be critical
Strong technical acumen in design and construction delivery; exceptional project management skills; sensitivity of architectural excellence and enduring placemaking; clear decision-making and collaborative partnering
Self-starter with excellent written, verbal and analytical skills
Strong strategic mind; demonstrable creativity, foresight, and self-awareness and judgment in anticipating and solving complex real estate development issues
Results-driven with a demonstrated ability to plan, manage, and successfully execute a solid understanding of and the ability to identify the key levers that create value across the development and construction delivery process
Maintains exceptionally high expectations and exerts effort to surpass goals
Highly energetic and committed; excited to be part of the early stages of a growing platform
Driven, bias for smart action. Efficient and organized
Honest, open and genuine. Possesses the highest personal and professional integrity
Low ego; willing to take on responsibilities that come with being part of a lean organization
Ability to develop relationships based on trust, confidence and respect with team members
Work performed in a general office environment and requires traveling, up to 50%. May require extended hours.
Limitations and Disclaimer: This position description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of Excel Trust. Since no position description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to the changing nature of the job shall also be considered part of the jobholder’s responsibility. The Company remains an “At-Will” employer. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
About ShopCore Properties
INNOVATIVE TEAM.INDUSTRY LEADER.COMMUNITY PARTNER.When you work at ShopCore, you work alongside some of the most talented and energetic individuals in the retail real estate industry. We know that our people are the true foundation for our success. Our employees collaborate and innovate at every level of the organization and are integral parts of the communities in which we operate.INNOVATIVE: We encourage creativity. Beyond incorporating best practices, we encourage our team to generate new ones.COLLABORATIVE: We believe the best organizations foster a culture of unity and openness, where good ideas are respected and considered no matter where they come from.PROFESSIONAL: We hold ourselves to the highest standards of professionalism and seek to be the partner-of-choice in the industry.RESULTS DRIVEN: We clearly define our objectives and pursue them with passion.RESPONSIBLE: We appreciate the central role our centers play in their communities; we respect our neighbors, tenants and the environment.