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Development Manager

Residential | Denver, CO | Full Time

Job Description


  • Manage all aspects of Watermark Projects from purchase agreement up to construction handover, including preliminary design/site planning, due diligence, entitlement and permitting.


The essential job functions of the Development Manager include but are not limited to the following: 

Assist VP of Development with Seller and Legal coordination

  • Assist with cost sharing agreements
  • Prepare at-risks
  • Review ALTA survey and plats with legal team 

Municipality Coordination

  • Prepare entitlement and permitting schedules
  • Assist in preparation of entitlement materials
  • Run technical review meetings with consultants 
  • Present projects at municipal pre-app meetings 
  • Review and confirm impact fees

Consultation Coordination

  • Gather and review consultant proposals
  • Manage the budget detail for costs in the proforma
  • Coordinate Owner comments with the design team and consultants

Internal Team Coordination

  • Manage and approve invoices
  • Review due diligence reports
  • Run internal meetings and track tasks to budget, time
  • Produce At-Risk schedules to request dollars to move forward

Construction Coordination

  • Attend meetings with Thompson Thrift Construction
  • Work with Owner's Reps and TTC to increase understanding of project scope
  • Review TTC proposals to understand scope and cost
  • Review costs with Director to make sure proforma reflects current information

Partnership Reports, Organize/Maintain Project Files, Other Duties as Assigned


 The following are minimum pre-requisites for the position of Development Manager: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Civil Engineering, Architecture or related field. 
  • Two or more years of experience in a Residential Project Management position. 
  • Computer literate with experience in MS Word & Excel. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent projects. 
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, organizational and time management skills. 
  • Detail oriented, purpose driven. 
  • Able to set and meet deadlines.