Director of Development

Specific Responsibilities Include

Oversee entitlement process from start of project through construction, and be permitted to utilize consultants where applicable

Manage construction aspect of all projects to include, but not limited to:

o Project Scheduling (development through completion of construction)

o Construction contracts and administration

o Routine construction meetings on and off site

o Monthly pay applications and approvals

o All associated project testing

o Change orders

o Project invoicing and cost management

o Closeout documentation

Create preliminary budgets for all projects

Create and manage overall schedules for all projects

Oversee and manage design for all sites including architectural, civil engineering, landscape design, signage, etc.

Manage information and reporting aspects of all projects using Expesite, including documentation control, project milestones and cost reporting for overall project through development and completion of construction

Manage outside consultants assigned to specific projects, this includes:

o Geotech consultant

o Environmental engineers

o Architects

o Civil Engineers

o Surveyors

o Sign Vendors

o Attorneys as required for entitlement work

Travel may be approximately 50% of working time

Skil ls & Experience Required

10+ years in development and construction of retail/commercial buildings

BS in Construction Management preferred, or equivalent work experience

Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Project, as well as web-based project management software

system similar to Expesite

Excellent track record of on-time, in-budget performance

Proactive & solutions-oriented; innovative

Learning agile, able to adapt quickly and appropriately in accordance with the constant evolution

of the company and industry

Responsive to client needs

Collaborative, energized by the open exchange of ideas

Strong attention to detail; accurate

About Guggenheim Retail Real Estate Partners

Guggenheim Retail Real Estate Partners is a real estate development company which partners with select retailers on their national store growth programs. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, our business strategy is to provide our partners with cost-effective solutions and the expertise needed to achieve their market penetration goals. Each of our in-house experts incorporates the mindset that we are an extension of our client's professional staff, creating a long-term effective and efficient partnership. Utilizing our integrated team of acquisition, construction, financial, legal, and management professionals, we can offer a single point of contact that results in seamless, on-time, and on-budget


To succeed in the Guggenheim culture, candidates must be self-starters and strive for results. We are looking for people, who operate as business owners, adhere to the highest standards and think creatively to realize opportunities, wherever they may be.

Guggenheim Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diversified and inclusive workforce.

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