OVERVIEW:

Weller Development is seeking a Development Associate who will be involved from start to finish on development projects and will assist the Managing Director and larger Development Team in all aspects of the development process of complex urban projects, including acquisition, entitlement, design, financing, permitting, construction, leasing, delivery and disposition. The Development Associate is responsible for the daily operations and advancements of development projects from inception to completion to ensure quality and timely execution.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively participate in day-to-day project management;
  • Manage day-to-day communication and coordination with architects, engineers and consultants;
  • Coordinate and participate in design and construction meetings;
  • Prepare monthly draw packages (equity and debt), which includes invoice processing, budget tracking and monthly reporting updates to project owners and lenders;
  • Review general contractor and consultant invoices for accuracy and compare to applicable proposals/contracts;
  • Create and maintain basic financial analyses to assist with project decision making;
  • Provide direction financial analysts on input assumptions and general updates to project proforma models;
  • Prepare investor and internal reporting;
  • Assist in RFP and contracting process for architects, engineers, contractors, and other outside consultants;
  • Coordinate and attend meetings with regulatory and permit officials to complete entitlements and permits;
  • Support efforts of major financing events for projects as they commence construction; and
  • Track project schedules and monitor progress and delays

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 5+ years direct work experience in the real estate industry preferred
  • Passion for real estate development in the Washington D.C. / Baltimore areas
  • Ability to coordinate project development process and maintain project schedules
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both internal and external
  • Attention to details and ability to execute administrative tasks with accuracy and professionalism
  • Exceptional Team player with excellent interpersonal skills

It is the policy of Weller Development to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Weller Development’s goal is to increase representation of women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.  Weller Development also welcomes applications from returning citizens. Background checks are not conducted until the time of hire, and interactions with the criminal justice system are evaluated on a case-by-case basis are not necessarily disqualifying for employment.