Real Estate Development Project Manager

· Springfield, Massachusetts
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Title: Real Estate Development Project Manager

Salary: Based Upon Experience

Location: Springfield, Mass


The position of Real Estate Development Project Manager is a critical, visible position requiring experience in residential property development. The Real Estate Development Project Manager will manage the start-up and transition phases of various affordable and/or supportive housing projects and will work with development partners to create new construction affordable housing. The Real Estate Development Project Manager will review proposals for capital, design, and operational funding. He/she will be responsible for due diligence and compliance for all new housing investments, liaising with relevant governmental and financial agencies. The Real Estate Development Project Manager will oversee day-to-day administration, to successfully complete projects under construction, as well as start-up and transition of supportive housing developments to deliver successful, fully operational affordable housing.


The Real Estate Development Project Manager will work closely with the Director of Real Estate Development, the Executive Director, consultants, property managers, and other staff to complete new projects, develop a project pipeline, and ensure the stability of our existing portfolio of properties.


Responsibilities will include:

Analyze project financial feasibility and evaluate ongoing project financial performance
Develop business including responding to Requests for Proposals and for Qualifications
Research and evaluate various local, state, and national affordable housing and related programs, and prepare applications for funding
Represent with city officials, non-profit clients, and other decision-makers, providing strategic guidance to key partners on development issues as requested
Manage and coordinate design, development, and finance-related work during project pre-development and construction
Manage projects through completion, including quality-control, schedules, and requisitions
Develop and monitor project schedules, using industry scheduling software, such as Microsoft Project
Review architectural and construction documents
Review legal documents, including partnership and consultant agreements, to ensure that key business terms are captured
Work on assigned administrative and organizational project tasks
Manage and advise part and/or full-time interns
Perform other duties as needed and as assigned


The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate is committed to the mission, hard-working, and interested in growing their own development skills and experience. They have a deep respect for and understanding of the difficulties that the poorest of our community face and a deep desire to help them succeed, as well as many of the following skills and qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Business, Urban Planning, Architecture, or related field
At least 2-3 years of experience working in real estate development, community development, or closely related work.
Real estate transactional experience and understanding of affordable housing finance programs and applications in Massachusetts, including the Massachusetts One-Stop strongly preferred.
Strong financial and analytical skills, including experience with financial modeling.
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Proven ability to organize people, files, tasks, and other elements of complex projects.
Familiarity with non-profits and with city government, and skill navigating complex organizations. Able to assemble, correlate and analyze facts, creatively conceptualize, and implement customized solutions to problems, and prepare concise summaries.
Expertise in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, Project, and Word.


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  • Location
    Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience