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Director of Real Estate Development

Director of Real Estate Development

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Director of Real Estate Development

The Position

This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Real Estate Development Manager / Director to join our client in their D.C office – the successful candidate will be qualified within Finance or Real Estate and will have extensive (10+ years) experience within Real Estate development and in particular LIHTC.

The Director will be involved in the company’s development platform by managing the property acquisition, due diligence, facilitating the underwriting, closing of real estate transactions, and managing project managers, staff and third-party consultants from project concept to completion.

This position gives the opportunity to work for a leading developer within the DC and DMV markets – with huge opportunity for growth & progression.

The Company

Our client are a full-service real estate development company and are a leading provider of real estate finance and development services for affordable housing, single–family homes, retail, and commercial facilities. They have developed over 7500 units valued at $2B.


Identify new acquisition opportunities.
Supervise project managers and direct their work through all phases of real estate
Train and mentor project managers/assistant project managers as appropriate.
Research potential funding sources and assist project managers with financial
Supervise design, consultant and construction team selection.
Review and approve project pro formas, funding applications, legal documents, loan
agreements, schedules, budgets and draw requests.
Provide focused leadership and expertise to project design, construction and cost
Develop documents and provide recommendations based on key findings that may
affect the return and financial performance of the proposed deal
Coordinate with construction team to ensure projects are completed as per plan and
Create and maintain comprehensive project schedules and checklists with milestones
for entitlements, financing, permitting and construction. Coordinate team
responsibilities to meet deadlines and goals, fulfill reporting requirements and provide
updates to the Principal
Ensure all aspects of the project adhere to company development standards

Experience & Qualifications

– Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Finance or other relevant degree
10 years+ as a Project Manager managing low-income housing tax credit projects and
with supervisory responsibilities.
– Extensive affordable housing development experience including property due diligence
and acquisition, land use and entitlement, site planning and design, and construction.
– Extensive financial structuring experience including securing public subsidies, low income
housing tax credits and tax-exempt bonds.
– Strong analytical and problems solving skills; good client and public presentation skills;
and excellent oral and written communication skills.
– Proficiency with the MS Office suite including sophisticated real estate financial analysis
using MS Excel.


This position is paying a market leading basic salary in addition to a generous bonus scheme & benefits package.

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Job Overview
Job Location
Washington, DC
Job Type