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Position:  Associate, Real Estate Development
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Job Id:  178
# of Openings:  1

Associate, Real Estate Development
Department:                       Real Estate Development
Reports To:                          Vice President of Real Estate Development
FLSA Status:                        Full-time, Exempt
Location:                              Cincinnati, Ohio
Are you a proactive and assertive person who thrives in an environment that allows you to work independently to attain goals that you value?  If so, as an Associate Real Estate Developer, you will have the opportunity to drive outcomes in a dynamic environment where entrepreneurial thinking is embraced. We are looking to take analytical, curious thinkers who don't mind hard work or digging the details, give them the tools and resources necessary to hone their skills and be rewarded with growth opportunity. 
Al. Neyer is a 125-year old employee-owned company operating in four markets including Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Nashville and Raleigh.  Our company’s growth is fueled by a strong commitment to our core values and the constant cultivation of a best-in-class team.  Rooted in design-build construction, our development approach integrates all functions in-house including design, project management, finance, leasing, and ongoing portfolio management.  Learn more about Al. Neyer at www.neyer.com.
Summary of Responsibilities
The Associate will be built up to own the entire development process from start to finish, as an integrator of both internal and external resources, leveraging his/her own technical background and experiences.  Directly assisting the Vice President of Real Estate Development, the Associate will be accountable for the creation of concepts, budgets and proformas, coordination of due diligence, zoning issues and compilation of all information required to get governmental and other approvals.  They act as the owner representative during the construction phase for assigned projects and even after they facilitate a seamless transition of completed projects to operation and management, they still remain involved.
Essential Job Functions
  • Assist in identifying properties within targeted investment areas that comply with company specific criteria as well as client needs
  • Support and assist the VP with complete due diligence process (soils, Phase I, environmental surveys, title etc.), compile information and prepare budgets for a feasibility/pro-forma analysis for selected sites
  • Investigate current zoning regulations for selected sites and coordinate procedures for rezoning, if applicable
  • Assist the VP with the coordination of site plan/governmental approvals for signed developments; assist with presentations to government bodies as necessary
  • Organize and prepare pre-development budget, track expenses to budget and explain variances for management
  • Prepare financial model(s) using company standards and project specific inputs, working with multiple internal and external sources
  • Arrange project summary, feasibility analysis and other required information to support internal approval by Investment Committee
  • Coordinate efforts for the purchase of approved sites, leasing efforts and other required development procedures
  • Supervise budgets during construction and prepare monthly draw requests with the support of the Financial Analyst and respond to questions in a timely manner  
  • Develop monthly reporting to lenders and investors for on-going development projects 
  • Other assignments, as needed
Position Requirements
  • Enthusiastic, entrepreneurial and outgoing individual with the drive to take initiative and work both independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining strong attention to detail
  • Proficient skill to analyze data and make recommendations to a diverse audience, both internally and externally
  • Aptitude to use critical thinking to solve complex problems and address them directly and timely
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; communicate professionally with external partners, including planning commissions/other government bodies, as well as internal teams of executives and colleagues
  • Ability to coordinate outside vendors, particularly in the due diligence process
  • Familiarity with principles of real estate finance and real estate financial models
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, webinars, reading professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional organizations
Qualifications and Experience
  • 1 to 3-years of experience in commercial real estate experience in development, finance or civil engineering. 
  • MBA and/or JD highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in either Business, Finance, Civil Engineering, Law or Planning required
Physical Demands
Moderate physical effort required to sit, stand at files, bend, stoop, lift, walk and climb.  Maximum unassisted lift is 70 lbs.  Average lift is less than 10 lbs.  Requires ability to use a keyboard and monitor.  Also requires the ability to communicate verbally, both in person and on the telephone.  Requires moderate in town travel to sites and meetings. Overnight travel is infrequent.
Environmental Requirements
Moderate to extreme outdoor conditions. Above average noise levels. Protective equipment is required.  Average inside office environment. Average office noise levels. No personal protective equipment is required. Ambient temperature is between 68F and 76F.
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  The employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor and other management as required. This job description is not a contract or offer for employment, and either you or Al. Neyer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

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