Development Associate (Atlanta)

Atlanta, GA
Development – Development
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE:
The Development Associate will assist Senior Development Staff with day-to-day management duties from acquisition through pre-development, pre-construction, construction, closeout and pre-operation phases of the project(s) assigned. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Assist in the day-to-day management of development projects including the oversight of project contractors and consultants.
    • Working with the Investment Deal Team(s) to provide due diligence information and feasibility analysis of potential acquisitions.
    • Assist in negotiating and drafting contract terms and scope with design consultants and contractors.
    • Responsible for maintaining project timeline, ensuring milestones are met on time and within budget. 
    • Provide reports related to project status to Senior Development Staff, Investments Deal Team and other stakeholders.
    • Prepare and track development budget related to assigned projects.
    • Assist Senior Development Staff in securing the appropriate approvals, certifications, permits, etc. from city and other government agencies as required.
    • Responsible for maintaining and executing project contracts in accordance with department and corporate requirements.
    • Manage project documents including discretionary and non-discretionary approvals, agency releases/declarations/determinations, easements, covenants, tract maps, construction documents, A/E design and engineering plans and specifications, contracts/change orders, closeout documentation.
    • Responsible for sharing and uploading documents and communication on GC’s web based project management site.
    • Tracking and reporting project status to investors, lenders, joint ventures, quasi-public partnerships and the like
    • Assist with monthly construction progress reporting including but not limited to schedules, applications for payment, etc.
    • Interactions with Accounting representatives on project related expenses, costs, etc.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Oversight of design consultants and on-schedule creation of design documents
    • Oversight of construction work activities related to projects
    • Oversight of contractors, subcontractors and vendors related to day-to-day activities, invoices, hiring and contract negotiations.
    • Oversee work activities of Analysts assigned to project.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: (including certification, licenses, etc.)

    • Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate Development, Design/Architecture, Construction or related major. Advanced Degree preferred.
    • Minimum of two years' experience in real estate development and/or construction with demonstrated knowledge of real estate development and construction process including a focus in project management.
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