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Real Estate Development Manager

Job Summary

As STA continues to make progress on our 10-year moving forward plan, we have realized the need to onboard a Real Estate Development Manager to take the lead on our efforts for mixed use and transit oriented development. The Real Estate Development Manager is responsible for managing assigned third-party development projects ensuring that they are optimized operationally and financially. The role requires leading cross-agency teams, liaising with local land use agencies and managing complex relationships with private sector developers. The role plays a very prominent role in the real estate development sector for our region.

STA E. Susan Meyer, EWU President Dr. David May, Cheney Mayor Chris Grover, Representative Marcus Riccelli, and EWU Student Body Vice President Remington Steelman cut a ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the completion of Eagle Station at EWU.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Knowledge of demonstrated experience in real estate development practices, including all phases of real estate development.
  • Experience with complex land use development agreements
  • Expert knowledge of the following:
    • Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, as amended
    • Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) – 23 and 49 CFR
    • Revised Code of Washington (RCW), Title 8 and 47
    • Washington Administrative Codes (WAC) 468
  • Knowledge of principles and practices used in the preparation of designs, plans, specifications and cost estimates.
  • Knowledge of budget development and administration, especially in public and corporate environments with high accountability and transparency.

Our Benefits

  • Annual salary of $76,706 – $102,793
  • Robust medical plans with affordable monthly premiums
  • Dental plan with affordable monthly premiums
  • WA State Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS) defined benefit plan
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) employer contribution of $50/month
  • Basic life and long-term disability insurance
  • Competitive vacation & sick leave
  • 7 paid holidays plus 4 floating holidays per year
  • Free bus passes for employee and dependents
  • Onsite workout facility
  • Cell phone carrier discount
  • Gym membership discount

Examples of Duties

  • Provide project management of TOD program including real estate site selection, real estate development planning and development.
  • Manage STA’s right-of-way acquisition activities, managing contracted right-of-way agent(s) as assigned.
  • Manage real estate development consultants, evaluates and prepares development proposals, and provides strong oversight of project budgets related to consultant efforts.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for third-party developers wishing to build on, or lease, STA property and/or to connect to STA infrastructure.
  • Negotiate partnership, lease and development agreements and contracts with third parties including developers and public agencies, in coordination with other responsible parties within STA, ensuring optimized commercial and community value for STA.
  • Manage and administer contract terms with third parties for assigned contracts, acting as primary point of contact for commercial and real estate development matters.
  • Support and coordinate essential program management activities for TOD projects, including management of scope, quality schedule, costs, consultant/contracts, contract documents and communications.

Education and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business, urban planning, accounting or other relevant field, and seven years of progressively more responsible development planner, real estate broker or developer, or related career. A relevant Masters degree or graduate level course work may be substituted for up to two years of required work experience.

Interested in Applying?

Qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Please submit a cover letter and resume as an attachment to your online application. If you have questions regarding this position or need assistance, please contact Andrew Tackett, HR Specialist, via email [email protected] The application review for this position begins 6/17/2022.

Spokane Transit is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity/race, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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