An Experienced Real Estate Development Manager with Real Estate skills in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $115,337 per year.
Job Description for Real Estate Development Manager
The real estate development manager oversees the day-to-day operations for a real estate development. Additionally, they are responsible for the continued growth and development of the company. Most of the time, a manager provides excellent customer service to develop relationships with current and potential clients; this includes answering queries, responding to complaints, and ensuring clients are satisfied. At times, the real estate development manager must forecast new trends in the ever-changing real estate market. They also need basic accounting skills to handle the budgeting aspect of this role; they must successfully develop and manage department and/or project budgets.Read More...
Another aspect of the role is to work closely with the architecture and engineering team; they bring ideas to the team - and offer constructive feedback on others' ideas - for current and upcoming development deals. At times, the real estate development manager must recruit and train new members to be a part of the development team. In the position, it is essential to deliver results related to providing the company with growth in the areas/regions assigned.
A bachelor's degree is generally the minimum educational requirement for real estate development manager positions. Previous experience in a similar position is needed as well. Leadership and interpersonal skills are needed in this position, as is the ability to work well individually and as part of a team. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Real Estate Development Manager Tasks
- Analyze existing economic, demographic, market, and environmental variables to identify areas for expansion.
- Write recommendations for how to proceed with various properties, neighborhoods and strategies.
- Review sites to assess costs and needed steps for zoning, local ordinances, and acceptability.