Development Manager | Retail

Job Description

Evergreen Devco, Inc. is a 49-year-old commercial retail and multifamily development company seeking a Development Manager for its retail development projects. The position is based in Evergreen’s Phoenix office. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all facets of multiple retail real estate development projects from when a property is placed into escrow through its completion.

Specific Job Functions Include:

Manages all facets of the development cycle including planning, design, pre-construction due diligence, entitlements, building permits, and overseeing the construction of multiple development projects.

Oversee, coordinate and lead outside consultants including architect, civil engineer, landscape architect, soils engineer, and environmental consultants in pursuit of completing due diligence and preparation of entitlement applications and building permit submittals.

Work in concert with acquisition managers with the preparation of development budgets, schedules, and city research.

Lead project strategy meetings and implements plan to keep project resources, owner and all involved informed. Implements project documentation workflow ensuring project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely, and coordinated.

Track progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets and approved timelines. Report status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget, and schedule. Assess change requests, make recommendations, secure approvals, and recommend approval of change orders.

Directs all aspects of obtaining necessary permits and approvals from governing municipality and tenant.

Work directly with a Director of Development or Development Principal to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.

To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • 3-5 years of relevant commercial real estate development experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree: Urban Design, Planning, Real Estate, Business, Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related course study. Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA.
  • Excellent analytical ability, strong communication and writing skills, and effectively present information.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to facilitate results by managing the consultants and design team.
  • Ability to perform financial analysis.
  • Ability to solve problems involving several options in complex situations.
  • Knowledge of MS Project. Advanced computer skills, including use of Word, Excel (Spreadsheets), and PowerPoint.

Evergreen Devco Inc. is an Arizona-based retail, industrial and multifamily development company with offices in Phoenix, Los Angeles, Denver, and Salt Lake City. Over the past 49 years, the company has completed more than 650 projects and is now involved with the development of more than 70 new retail, industrial and multifamily projects.

By joining Evergreen, you will find rewarding career opportunities in real estate development that build on your professional skills and capabilities. We welcome individuals who have a passion for real estate and come to us with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

We offer highly competitive compensation and incentive plans, flexible work arrangements, and a full suite of benefits. We strive to provide the best options available for health care needs, time off, educational pursuits, and ways to achieve long-term career and financial goals.

Evergreen is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will give your resume full consideration for any posted and available position.

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