1856 Vice President of Development – Market Leader

Gillian Executive Search, Inc.     Construction | Development     Industrial     Charlotte-NC     May 3, 2021

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ead Charlotte North Carolina Industrial development process including site selectionbudgets design entitlements construction leasing Vice President, Charlotte Market Leader Department:              Real Estate Development Reports To:                Executive Vice President of Real Estate Development FLSA Status:              Full-time, Exempt Supervises:                Real Estate Development Manager(s) Location:                    Charlotte, North Carolina Are you a proactive and assertive person who thrives in an environment that allows you to work independently to attain goals that you value?  If so, as a Vice President, Market Leader you will have the opportunity to drive outcomes in a dynamic environment where entrepreneurial thinking is embraced. They are looking to take analytical, curious thinkers who do not mind hard work or digging the details, give them the tools and resources necessary to hone their skills and be rewarded with growth opportunity. Client For more than 125 years, their client has offered a diverse set of real estate development and design-build construction solutions for commercial clients. Established in 1894 and employee-owned since 2014, the company specializes in build-to-suit and speculative commercial projects, including industrial facilities, office and medical buildings, multi-unit residential, as well as urban mixed-use developments.  Their client’s growth is fueled by a strong commitment to their core values and the constant cultivation of a best-in-class team.  Rooted in design-build construction, their development approach integrates all functions in-house including design, project management, finance, leasing, and ongoing portfolio management. They put a high premium on the kind of people who dig the details and have the skills to orchestrate them to perfection in a high-energy environment. Building pride in the community is at the heart of what they do.  Not only do they help revitalize urban neighborhoods and support suburban communities embracing a future-forward perspective, their employee-owners commit their talent, time, and treasure to many area causes.  Across each of their markets, their employee-owners are actively engaged in community-based or non-profit organizations. Taking ownership by giving back is a part of what Their client is and always will be. They pride themselves on a culture that inspires, challenges, supports, and rewards their employee-owners. Their passion is contagious, their sleeves are always rolled up, and their doors are open at all times to new inventive, collaborative team members. Summary of Responsibilities As a Market Leader, you will lead the development process including the identification of potential development sites, development of concepts, budgets, coordinating due diligence, zoning issues, leasing of projects and compilation of all information in association with the Market Development.   You will also be responsible for growing their brand presence in the Charlotte market. Essential Job Functions
  • Lead and manage development personnel including directing, mentoring and managing their career development.
  • Responsible for identifying, acquiring, developing, maintaining, and disposing of land holdings consistent with financial goals.
  • Responsible for the initial development of single and multi-tenant leased building projects consistent with financial goals .
  • Responsible for developing and monitoring development and land operating budgets.
  • Assisting in acquisition of acquiring necessary initial debt and equity for all development projects.
  • Contribute to, implement and monitor the progress of the corporate strategic plan for the Charlotte Market.
  • Responsible for the assistance to other departments in selling their services to prospective clients.
  • Responsible to establish and maintain relationships with brokerage and governmental contacts.
Position Requirements
  • Enthusiastic, entrepreneurial and outgoing individual with the drive to take initiative and work both independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining strong attention to detail
  • Proficient skill to analyze data and make recommendations to a diverse audience, both internally and externally
  • Aptitude to use critical thinking to solve complex problems and address them directly and timely
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; communicate professionally with external partners, including planning commissions/other government bodies, as well as internal teams of executives and colleagues
  • Familiarity with principles of real estate finance and real estate financial models
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, seminars, reading professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional organizations
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in commercial real estate experience in development, finance or civil engineering.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in either Business, Finance, Civil Engineering, Law or Planning required
  • MBA and/or JD preferred
  • Proven leadership and management skills: creative, organized, systems-oriented and people-skilled.
  • Familiarity with principles of real estate finance and real estate financial models
  • Ability to analyze data and make recommendations
  • Ability to use critical thinking to solve complex problems
  • Ability to communicate professionally with others, including planning commissions/other government bodies
Physical Demands Moderate physical effort required to sit, stand at files, bend, stoop, lift, walk and climb.  Maximum unassisted lift is 70 lbs.  Average lift is less than 10 lbs.  Requires ability to use a keyboard and monitor.  Also requires the ability to communicate verbally, both in person and on the telephone.  Requires moderate in town travel to sites and meetings. Overnight travel is infrequent. Environmental Requirements Moderate to extreme outdoor conditions. Above average noise levels. Protective equipment is required while visiting job sites. Average inside office environment. Average office noise levels. No personal protective equipment is required while in the office. Ambient temperature is between 68F and 76F This job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  The employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor and other management as required. This job description is not a contract or offer for employment, and either you or Their client may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

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