Our client has an immediate need for a Senior Director of Development in Chicago, IL. The Company’s regional shopping centers are destinations for retail, lifestyle, dining, entertainment and so much more. The Senior Director of Development leads project team(s) on a major project (or several medium projects) within the region. This individual works closely with Regional and Group level management and leasing colleagues to optimize the project program and maximize project financial success.
Assume lead role in developing the project program
Explores opportunities for development or enhancements of projects
Establishes the direction of project teams
Coordinates outside resources (architects, consultants, engineers, and contractors)
Coordinates in-house resources (legal, asset management, design, and leasing)
Prepares approval and bottom-line responsibility for budgets and pro forma
Obtains approvals and work with governmental entities
Bachelor's Degree required, MBA or other relevant advanced degree desired
5-7 years of real estate industry preferred
Extensive understanding of all areas, including leasing, construction, and operations; Real estate finance, engineering, architecture or a combination of the above desired
Must be able to lead the cross-functional team
Direct supervisory experience and successful project team leadership skills preferred
About Poline Associates
Poline Associates is an international executive search firm specializing in the shopping center industry.We serve property owners, developers, retailers and service providers who are seeking remarkable talent and work to align them with candidates who are eager for new growth opportunities. Since 1979, our team has been connecting companies and candidates with a commitment to integrity and client satisfaction—making us the industry’s most trusted leader in recruitment.