Title: Real Estate Development Project Manager
Real estate development and management is critical to Project Renewal’s mission. Our existing portfolio consists of 1,034 shelter beds in seven different facilities and 790 units in eight supportive housing buildings. Over the next five to ten years our goal is to open up to ten new buildings ourselves and in partnership with private and other not-for-profit developers.
We are looking to hire a Real Estate Development Project Manager in our Real Estate Department. The position would be a full-time, permanent position reporting to the Real Estate Development Director and also working with the Director of Facilities as needed. Work will be focused on assisting with various tasks for active real estate and construction projects. The position is located at Project Renewal’s headquarters in the Hudson Square neighborhood of Manhattan.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties of position include but are not limited to the following activities:
Securing funding and overseeing construction for partial renovation of large supportive housing building.
Project management of capital projects throughout the portfolio to improve living and working conditions for residents and staff, and/or to implement more energy efficient systems and features.
Project management assistance for 116-unit new construction housing development for which construction commenced in late 2022;
Assistance clearing open violations and applications; and
Other responsibilities as needed.
Preference for graduates of or current students in a master’s program in urban planning, public policy, real estate development, or construction management
Two years of work experience
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability and willingness to take full ownership of projects
Proven ability to establish and meet goals and objectives
Willingness and ability to visit project sites using public and/or own means of transportation throughout NYC as frequently as is needed to ensure successful project completion
Proficiency in MS Office Suite