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Project Director

Project Director

San Diego, CA

A national, public commercial real estate investor and developer focused on retail assets is looking for an experienced VP or Project Director to identify, manage, develop and implement redevelopment opportunities throughout their nearly 10 million square foot portfolio. In this role, the VP will report to the national SVP, Redevelopment/Development, while partnering with the regional leasing and construction teams and regional president to implement value add projects across the portfolio. Someone successful in the role will have a proven track record in retail construction management and redevelopment.


  • Develop project direction and purpose

  • Project planning and estimating

  • Site plan and design development

  • Lease exhibit preparation/review/negotiation

  • Proforma creation and approvals

  • Manage third party consultants

  • Manage entitlement, procurement and municipal process, including attending municipal meetings

  • Manage Bid & Award process

  • Negotiate and Administrate contracts

  • Manage project budgets

  • Manage financial and feasibility analyses

  • Develop value add opportunities through densification, outparcel creation, property reconfiguration

  • Coordinate with regional construction team through project construction phase. Report on construction progress through project completion

  • Coordinate with marketing to create marketing materials for project development

  • Cultivate and manage tenant relations within project boundaries


  • 7+ years combined redevelopment/construction/leasing/project finance experience

  • College/university degree required; advance degree preferred

  • Effective leadership skills

  • Proven track record in the entitlements process

  • Proven track record of consultant management

  • Site plan and project design skill set

  • Knowledge and ability to review lease documents and property title  and ability to review and develop Architectural/Civil/Survey plan sets

  • Established relationships with national retailers

  • Working knowledge of JD Edwards, MS Project and E-builder experience a plus

  • Knowledge of CAD/Adobe PDF/photo shop or similar platforms a plus

  • Passion for real estate

  • Experience with consultant oversight

  • Relationship building skills

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills

  • Initiative

  • Strong professional judgment

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