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Vice President of Development, Real Estate in Dallas, TX at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 11/22/2018

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Job Description

Through our partner Crown Advisors, we have an immediate direct hire opportunity for a Vice President of Development.  This full-time position is based in Dallas, TX (75202) and will be working for a leading real estate company (complete client details to be provided upon conversation with Crown Advisors).  The target base salary is $150,000 with possible flexibility depending on direct experience (8-15 years) in Real Estate Development with multi-family (Apartments) as the asset class.  In addition, this position offers a 20% bonus, and complete compensation details (to include available benefits) will be discussed with Crown Advisors.   

THE COMPANY: Our client develops, acquires and operates high-quality apartment communities in desirable locations coast-to-coast. While they are a national company, they pride themselves on their ability to immerse themselves in their chosen markets – in other words, living and working in the communities where they operate. They combine deep understanding of each market with 30+ years of expertise and a fresh innovative approach to the apartment industry, to build relationships and places in which people thrive – creating real and enduring value for their residents, investors and associates. 

Position Summary Reporting to the Senior Managing Director in Dallas, the VP will lead all development activities for the Dallas region. This entails the sourcing and execution of the development pipeline, including the pursuit, diligence, and acquisition of new development opportunities, managing the design process, reviewing each phase of the construction process and coordinates site specifications. Essentially, executing the development process from land acquisition to stabilization. 

Responsibilities include: 
  • Identifies development opportunities then executes and manages the pre-development feasibility assessment, acquisition, design, development, asset management and eventual disposition of the property. 
  • Oversees the development and construction of a property, including negotiating land contracts, entitling sites, developing budgets, and developing construction schedules. 
  • Ensures current cash flow and long-term market value of existing assets is maximized. 
  • Maintains relationships with brokers, land sellers, homebuilders, and investors. 
  • Interviews, hires, trains, and supervises Development Associates. 
  • Participates in Company-provided training such as fair housing, safety, non-discrimination, and harassment prevention. 
  • Complies with all Company National Standards, applicable health and safety rules and regulations, as well as applicable local, state, and federal laws. 
  • Ensures strict compliance with plans and communicates to the Senior Managing Director any critical issues. 


Qualifications for consideration: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or Real Estate. 
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in Multi-Family real estate development.  
  • Minimum of five years' experience in finance or economics 


Key traits for success: 
  • Work Ethic: Displays self-starting, self-motivated traits and excels in an entrepreneurial environment. Consistently delivers accurate and timely work product and accepts personal accountability for results. 
  • Composed: Resolves issues while professionally managing business relationships. 
  • Judgment and Decision-Making: Must have the ability to make sound decisions based on information gathered and analyzed. Consider all pertinent facts and alternatives before deciding on the most appropriate action. 
  • Intuitive: Understands project scope, purpose and audience; anticipates varying perspectives and inquiries; stays one step ahead of incoming requests based on business instincts.