Listing Details


Interested and qualified candidates, please submit your resume to:
Kate Mecke, Director –

Development Manager

Atlanta, GA or Philadelphia, PA



Our client is seeking a highly motivated individual to join their real estate development team as a
Development Manager. Our client is a leading, privately held real estate company that specializes in the
development of multi-family, mixed-use and student housing projects across the east coast. Founded in 1999,
the firm has actively developed real estate projects valued at over $3 billion.


The firm has actively developed real estate projects valued at over $3 billion.
The individual will enhance the Company’s development capacity in the Northeast and Southeast US. This
person will be involved in every stage of the development cycle for market rate multi-family housing and
student housing projects.
The initial procurement stages for multi-family transactions include financial analysis and due diligence of
land acquisitions being considered for development. For on-campus student housing opportunities, initial
procurement often includes responding to the firms by colleges & universities for the development of needed
residential halls and other auxiliary uses for our client’s long-term ownership and management.
After successful project procurement, this individual’s responsibilities will include refinement of financial
underwriting and managing the development process (e.g., assembling project design/engineering teams,
programming, design coordination, entitlements, construction activities, and working closely with the client’s
asset management team). Projects will typically be ground-up or redevelopment opportunities in urban or
suburban communities of growth.
The position represents a unique opportunity to work closely with company leadership and become a wellrounded developer. The right candidate will be detailed, process-oriented, organized, thoughtful, a problem
solver, good communicator, collaborator and excited to contribute to the company’s transformative growth.


• Analyze project feasibility based on the goals of the development
• Responsible for day-to-day project management through all phases of development, including
procurement, entitlements, design and construction
• Assemble and coordinate the design, engineering & construction teams and attend regular site visits
and construction meetings to ensure on-schedule and on-budget delivery
• Assist in proposal writing efforts for on-campus student housing (as needed)
• Participate in financial analysis and structuring of transactions with assistance and supervision of our
clients' underwriting team and legal counsel
• Prepare and maintain pre-development & development budgets and construction draws
• Navigate site plan and permitting processes with various public entities (including zoning, land use,
traffic, stormwater, and others as required)
• Negotiate and manage contracts with third-party vendors
• Prepare internal and external monthly/quarterly reports pertaining to project status and asset


• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Real Estate, Construction Management, Engineering, Finance,
Urban Planning, Architecture, or related field
• 6+ years real estate development experience, preferably in multi-family housing
• Ability to travel frequently
• Strong quantitative & analytical skills and an understanding of how to create, interpret and analyze
detailed financial analyses
• Ability to multitask, meet deadlines and communicate effectively with internal and outside
consultants, vendors, and stakeholders
• Well organized with attention to detail and strong negotiation skills
• Strong writing and presentation skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word