Real Estate Development Manager

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The Real Estate Development Manager will provide technical support to the Real Estate Department in its goal to grow the corporation through the development of new and expanded stores.


  • Provide technical support to all regional Real Estate Managers in the evaluation of new sites
  • Promote and enforce all QuickChek design standards
  • Coordinate the work of outside consultants
  • Review all consultant proposals and invoices
  • Coordinate all due diligence work
  • Schedule and facilitate Due Diligence Kick-off Conference Calls and 75 Day Conference Calls.
  • Facilitate Interim Findings Conference Calls when warranted
  • Review all due diligence findings from outside consultants including geotechnical, environmental, and traffic
  • Maintain project schedules and evaluate critical paths using MS Project
  • Identify, document, and where applicable, manage site development costs so that all development cost projections are accurate and consistent with budgets
  • Assist Real Estate Managers in preparing development cost budgets
  • Provide technical support to Legal on property contracts and finance closings
  • Coordinate preparation of legal documents such as easement exhibits and construction work letters.
  • General coordination of work between the Real Estate and Construction Departments.
  • Visit all prospective sites
  • Schedule and participate in site rides with the Director of Store Engineering to verify findings of Site Investigation Reports.
  • Review all site plan concept sketches
  • Assist in design development of site plans, building elevations and traffic improvements
  • Conduct 80% plan reviews of engineer’s municipal site plan submissions with Director of Store Engineering
  • Assist in defining strategies for securing all development approvals
  • Participate in mock trials to help improve presentation skills of all team members
  • Attend public hearings on request to provide support presentations
  • Work with Real Estate Manager in managing bonds, fees, and escrow payments
  • Work with Real Estate Manager in maintaining accurate Deal Sheet and department project files.
  • Manage all efforts to secure Resolution Compliance, including coordination and assistance for outside consultants on all comment letters from reviewing authorities
  • Assist Construction Department in periodic development budget updates
  • Attend monthly Real Estate and Construction meetings
  • Attend Pre-Construction meetings to represent deal requirements and conditions of all approvals to the construction team
  • Prepare Operating Restriction Exhibits for all stores
  • Support all internal customers with requests for information or support
  • Special projects for Senior Management
  • Participate in Department and Corporation special activities


  • 6-8 years of professional experience in a multi-disciplinary engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, planning, or real estate development firm.
  • BS or higher degree in Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, or demonstrable technical knowledge in real estate development.
  • Comparable experience in retail development
  • Professional licensing a plus.
  • Working knowledge of the New Jersey and/or New York land use law and land development processes.
  • General knowledge of geotechnical engineering, environmental engineering, traffic engineering, or construction a plus.
  • MS Project, Project Mates, Power Point - desirable
  • Excel & Word - required
  • Team oriented, willing to support and assist all functions of the department
  • Ability to handle a full range of project involvement
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Detail oriented, accurate and timely with all tasks.
  • Ability to professionally interject opinions and recommendation in varied settings, with varied audiences
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people across all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to handle adversarial interactions and negotiations in a professional manner


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