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 ability 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
Entitlements and zoning
Project Valuation and Finance
Architectural design and coordination of consultants
Marketing and public relations
Sustainable building concepts (e.g. ILFI.org, 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.
Who is Skanska?
Skanska is a 130+ year-old global real estate development and construction company founded in Malm, Sweden. Our company has prospered by remaining true to its core values: Care for Life, Act Ethically and Transparently, Be Better Together, and Commitment to Customers.
As a listed company, generating value for shareholders is Skanska's aim. While creating value we also want to build for a better society. That is our Purpose. Our values are expected behaviors, anchored in our beliefs and priorities. They support our Purpose and guide us in our actions.
Skanska operates in 11 countries and has three business streams: Construction, Commercial Development and Residential Development. Our integrated platform, strong balance sheet and ability to draw upon the resources of a global company allow us to pursue and deliver some of the world's most innovative, unique and complex projects.
About our Commercial Development team...
Skanska develops high-quality, innovative and sustainable real estate projects, which aim to achieve a minimum of LEED Gold certification. We focus on the development of Class-A and multi-family, transit-oriented developments located in select core urban markets. Our goal is to create compelling environments that enable occupants to thrive. We work with designers that understand our vision and commitment to developing properties that connect to the community and focus on the occupant. We leverage our experience to create emerging sustainable design solutions that enhance the tenant experience and support the environment.
Our unique property development platform is predicated on our self-financing business model. This provides our local development teams the freedom to be thoughtful and to experiment with innovative approaches and technologies. It also allows us to be flexible and move quickly. Furthermore, we have the distinctive advantage of partnering with our world-class construction teams to build and execute our development projects.
From project conception through construction completion, we work collaboratively with our construction group to deliver successful projects.
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Employee Status: Regular
Skanska USA Building Inc