Our client is a single-source provider of construction, development and real-estate services. They cater to the industrial/commercial/residential markets in Canada.


The Real Estate Development Manager is responsible for taking ownership of the planning, execution, and delivery of one or multiple real estate projects and actively leading due diligence matters on potential development deals. This role is also responsible for directing and motivating the project team including consultants and the construction team, all while delivering a superior product as expected by our stakeholders. It is the main liaison with brokers, professionals, municipalities, trade organizations and property owners or tenants.



  • Manage the advancement of real estate development files through all phases (feasibility, schematic design, design development, construction, and delivery)
  • Manage and direct all project consultants
  • Liaison between tenant and all other parties
  • Participate in both real estate and construction development files
  • Responsible for the financial success, the schedule, and the quality of the projects
  • Ensure timely and accurate updates on the status of all development activities
  • Ensure that all pertinent information regarding the projects is provided to all members of the team concerned in a prompt and clear fashion.
  • Conduct all presentations associated with different phases of the development process
  • Maintain a high level of respect and trust with tenant or property owner
  • Manages all project document control
  • Manage tenant:
    • Leads and facilitates DTC (Developer/Tenant/Consultant) meetings
    • Prepares and distributes meeting minutes
    • Prepares and distributes Weekly/Monthly Project Reports for tenant
    • Prepares and tracks all tenant change orders
    • Manages all tenant daily requests
    • Responsible for all tenant area turnovers
    • Responsible for occupancy strategy (partial/temporary occupancy)

Design and Municipal Advancement

  • Manages and coordinates the elaboration of the design concept
  • Responsible for tenant related SI coordination with consultants
  • Gate keeper for all tenant design bulletins and modules
  • Controls the RFI process for design related item requiring tenant input
  • Responsible for all design deviation approvals via alternative substitutions
  • Obtain all necessary approvals, including zoning, from the City


  • Work with Real Estate and Finance team to establish preliminary budget
  • Work with Real Estate and Finance team to obtain project financing
  • Ensure quality standards are met for proforma files in conjunction with the Finance department
  • Manage monthly project cash flow and budgets
  • Assist in preparing monthly construction financing draws and work with cost consultant to obtain approvals for loan disbursements
  • Review and assist with the monthly construction budget updates


  • Assist in negotiating major leases
  • Manage the preparation of all necessary legal documentation


  • Assist and provide support to construction managers at meetings to identify problems and create solutions
  • Coordinate & track the project delivery schedule with the Construction Project Manager
  • Work with construction and estimation team to prepare pricing estimates
  • Manages deficiencies/punch lists
  • Compiles, finalizes, and submits all project close out documentation
  • Leads final turnover/handover


  • 4 – 8 years’ experience in the ICI field working for a Real Estate Developer or General Contractor
  • Undergraduate studies in Civil/Building Engineering, Architecture, Construction, or similar
  • Project Management experience is a strong asset
  • Strong knowledge of building design (can read architectural plans at the minimum) and can lead conversations with design professionals on design-related topics
  • Excellent communication skills, with a proven ability to lead and manage teams
  • Strong legal acumen, business acumen and strong negotiation skills
  • Demonstrates literacy in real estate finance.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Has good control of files at all times, possesses strong follow-up skills
  • Ability to see the big picture while also being able to dive into the details
  • High level of drive towards action, excellence and achieving results
  • Highly organized and driven to develop, maintain, and improve operational standards
  • Inspires achievement and promotes inclusion among team members
  • Able to build and maintain relationships
  • Maintains integrity when conducting business and when leading their team

Our client is a fast-growing company that offers a multi-market approach, a dynamic working environment, a competitive compensation program and excellent benefits such as:

  • Group Insurance Plan (three plans to choose from)
  • Telemedicine (24/7 access to a nurse or doctor)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional Training & Development Program
  • Mentorship Program
  • An active social & wellness committee (meditation sessions, virtual workouts, wellness challenges)
  • Ample free parking

Pandemic-Related Work Conditions:

  • This role is temporarily working from home with occasional site visits due to the pandemic.
Contract Info / Information sur le contrat
  • Job ID / No. du Poste: 22186
  • Open Positions / Postes Ouverts: 1
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