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Site Development, Planning & Entitlement Manager-Commercial Real Estate


Company : Duke Realty


Location : Jersey City, NJ


Created : 2020-09-12


Job Type : Full Time


Job Description

DescriptionDuke Realty, one of the largest commercial real estate companies in the United States with industrial properties in 20 major U.S. cities, has an opportunity for a professional familiar with the site design, land use entitlement and site remediation process to join our development team in our Jersey City, NJ office. Candidates must be attracted to a fast paced environment where responsiveness and customer service are highly valued. A predisposition towards collaboration, teamwork and personal responsibility will be critical to a candidate’s success. The site development professional will be part of a team responsible for assisting or having responsibility for the site related portions of the due diligence process for vacant ground acquisitions & dispositions, creation & management of master plans, pursuit of land use approvals & entitlements, and creation & management of the development infrastructure scopes of work. Additional areas of responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following: +Land Acquisitionand Disposition– Manage to the due diligence process, coordinating both internal and external resources. Prepare draft Due Diligence Report to identify and summarize issues and risks discovered during the process. Acquire and review, at a minimum, the following information: governing agency requirements; required municipal approvals; environmental conditions and situations; utility service availability and fees; geotechnical investigations; natural and cultural resource impacts; traffic impacts, roadway improvements, and Right-of-Way issues; mass grading and significant site issue evaluations. Incorporate this information to prepare master plan alternatives and develop infrastructure scopes of work. +Proposal (RFP) Responses & Site Feasibility/Layout– Assist Pre-Construction Services with developing site plan alternatives to respond to RFPs. + Duke owned land – The Development Services team will analyze the proposed building location, coverage, parking, landscaping, access, etc. to determine how they may vary from the original master plan. Analyze proposals for impacts to remaining acreage and infrastructure requirements and advise the Market Leader as to impacts. + Owner Identified land – The Development Services team will provide appropriate level of analysis to manage risk applicable to the design, permitting and construction process. +Building Acquisition / Disposition– Assist acquisition/disposition team, as necessary, with site related issues, including: Land Title Survey coordination and review; site development or zoning issues review (if any); environmental consultant coordination. +Acreage and Infrastructure Management– Site design professional to track and update undeveloped vs. developed acreage and proposed building coverage as development occurs. Track ongoing infrastructure expenditures in relation to the budget most recently approved by the company. Review proposed master plan changes for impacts to the approved infrastructure scope and budget. Coordinate changes to the infrastructure budget and/or the acreage with Accounting. +Governmental/Utility Liaison– Facilitate meetings with state and local agencies that govern land use, zoning, transportation, etc. Develop relationships with utility companies serving company property. Assist in preparing submittal documents, applications, meeting agendas, and correspondences. +Consultants– Prepare and submit RFPs to consultants, review proposals, negotiate and issue contract documents. + Participate in Site Planning and CAD Services + May perform other duties as assigned by Manager.Requirements:+ Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience (commercial real estate environment preferred). + Relevant work experience as entitlement manager, planning manager, real estate development manager, land use project manager, or permitting specialist + Deep knowledge of California state environmental regulations, specifically a strong understanding of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) including Environmental Impact Reports (EIR) and Mitigated Negative Declarations (MND). + Ability to lead entitlement efforts for land use approvals pursuant to CEQA including compliance with zoning regulations and ownership requirements. + BS degree in civil or environmental engineering, landscape architecture, planning, urban planning, public policy, real estate, or related field. + Experience with AutoCAD. + Possess strong initiative and effective organizational skills. + Attention to detail, and ability to multitask and prioritize workload. + Ability to establish and maintain rapports and interact with various levels of professionals. + Proficient working with MS Office Suite to include Word, Excel, and Outlook. + Excellent written and verbal communication skills. + Willing to travel to other markets as needed to assist with projects. We offer a competitive salary with bonus opportunity as well as comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) and a wellness program. "Building Excellence" QualificationsSkillsRequired+AutoCAD:Intermediate +Site Layout/Design:Advanced +Presentation Skills:IntermediatePreferred+Conceptual Design:IntermediateEducationRequired+ Bachelors Degree or better in Civil/Const EngineeringExperienceRequired+ 8 years: site design for real estate; due diligence Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)