Intern, Residential Development

Vancouver, BC
Summer Interns – Summer Interns /
Temporary Full Time /
Who We Are
At Beedie, we foster talent, encourage innovation, and reward success. We’re always looking for like-minded people to join our team and share our passion for doing the best work of our lives. Our approach is simple: we work hard, we have fun, and we make a difference. And, we’ve been recognized as a top employer provincially and nationally. Our people are the heart and soul of our organization. If you are passionate, hardworking, ambitious, and want to be part of a dynamic and growing company that will take your career forward, join us.

Position Overview
We are seeking a summer intern to join our Development team at Beedie Living.  We are looking for a driven, energetic student who can work well in a collaborative and fast-paced team environment. As the Development Intern you will have the opportunity to gain experience across several different components of the project life cycle foundational to a career in development. The Development Intern will work closely with members of the Development team to advance projects towards approvals while gaining exposure to a variety of exciting project types.  

Key Responsibilities

    • Coordinating the entitlement process with municipalities by obtaining information, assisting with permit applications, and monitoring progress
    • Preparing presentations as required to advance the development process
    • Communicating and working with outside consultants for development projects
    • Communicating and working with other departments to complete assigned tasks.
    • Coordinate exchange of information across internal departments
    • Communicating key project updates through thoughtful materials, minutes and other reporting
    • Undertake research and analysis projects centered around key aspects of the development process including market data, municipal policies, and emerging areas of opportunity
    • Assist in building and analyzing project proformas, cashflows and financial reporting related to active projects and current acquisitions
    • Collaborate directly with various members of the Development team to implement or evolve systems for standardization across projects
    • Supporting the Development Team and other Beedie Living departments a needed
    • Track Council updates and progression of relevant projects/policies and provide updates to the Development Team.
    • Use municipal GIS tools to obtain zoning and property information and review information for any property restrictions or encumbrances.
    • Manage and track consultant deliverables including, design plans, legal surveys, landscape and civil drawing packages, and due diligence documents.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Working towards a University degree or college diploma in business, urban geography, architecture, engineering, planning or real estate.
    • Related work experience is an asset, including that of previous co-op placements, internships, projects.
    • Appetite for learning and growing your skill set in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Strong computer skills with a hands-on working knowledge of MS office platforms, particularly Teams, SharePoint, Planner, Excel and Word.
    • Team player, energetic, resourceful, reliable, and timely, with a strong ability to self-prioritize and take initiative
    • Comfortable working in a professional office setting with some travel to municipalities or job sites.
Your annual salary will be $46,800 ($24/per hour) 

In-person interviews will be conducted from February 20th - 27th in our Burnaby head office.

We value your interest in Beedie.  While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file and consider you for future opportunities as they come available.