Working in collaboration with the Co-CEOs, CFO and COO, the Director of Real Estate Development is responsible to coordinate & oversee the company’s new site growth plans by actively managing real estate, design, and construction activities of the company.
The Director of Real Estate Development is focused on delivering high-quality work, on time and on budget; will administer & coordinate strategic growth initiatives for new units, real estate acquisition OR leases, lease administration, new store design, renovation, management of permitting & zoning issues and construction. This includes managing reporting, budgets, and schedules to provide clear, concise, and timely information and data to inform sound strategic and economic decisions for the Executive Committee of the company. The position will report to the Co-CEOs and COO.
Collaborating closely with the Executive Committee to determine optimal new store locations and markets nationwide
Lead and coordinate key real estate development teams: real estate site selection, development, and construction
Coordinate and manage national tenant representation broker network to identify key sites in markets.
Oversee preparation of standard Real Estate Committee packages and analysis of sites recommended for approval by Real Estate Committee
Supervise and coordinate all aspects of Company’s acquisitions including land and building negotiations and acquisitions.
Plan, supervise and coordinate the due diligence investigation process for all new locations with Development Team.
Work closely with Development Team to coordinate the programmatic, schematic design, design development & construction document phases of the design process for new car wash locations.
Lead, manage & coordinate team of company’s external design partners including architects, engineers, and others
Lead the process to identify, specify, procure the Equipment, Fixtures & Signage for each project
Plan, supervise and manage the team to support all aspects of the company’s construction activities including plan review, contractor selection, bidding, construction management & payment.
Identify, select, and manage high quality General Contractor and Sub-contractor partners for each project.
Develop and manage capital expenditure budgets for all projects (seek & identify value engineering opportunities)
Responsible for the coordination & installation of all equipment, fixtures, and signage
Qualifications & Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Real Estate, Architecture, Engineering or Construction
7+ years’ experience in a multi-unit, retail, or commercial expansion program
Demonstrated leadership ability, team management and people skills
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