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Brookfield Properties VP, Land & Housing in Boston, Massachusetts

Location

Radian - 120 Kingston Street

Business

As part of Brookfield Asset Management — one of the largest alternative asset managers in the world — we harness our resources to bring a fresh approach, unparalleled creativity, relentless innovation, and sound ESG practices to the planning, development, and management of buildings everywhere. From offices, retail spaces, and logistics facilities to multifamily residences, hospitality establishments, and mixed-use structures — we are reimagining real estate from the ground up.

We see tomorrow, today. At Brookfield Properties, we’re a fully integrated developer so we know what it takes to go from concept to concrete, from blueprint to building. From vision, experience, resources, and ethics, every day we take these ingredients to partner with our communities, collaborating with the places where we work, customizing developments to meet the neighborhoods’ specific needs, and identifying the highest and best use for each property to create unique and lasting places that bring people together. Learn more (https://www.brookfieldproperties.com/en/our-businesses/development.html) .

If you're ready to be a part of our team, we encourage you to apply.

Job Description

Your Team

The primary role of this position is to represent Brookfield Properties Development (BPD) locally (Boston market), and to work closely with the Division President to accomplish the goals and objectives as outlined through an annual business plan and forecasted proformas. Initially, this position will focus on overall day-to-day management of South Weymouth (aka Union Point), and ultimately lead to development of an expanded business operation within the Boston, MA market.

Your Key Deliverables

  • Work in collaboration with the local team and partners and with the Division President so all parties know what the other is doing and divide tasks for maximum efficiency.

  • Optimize profits by facilitating the strategic plan, achieving forecasts, and ensuring success with our business partners.

  • Prepare agenda/material and attend all SRA, town council and town board meetings. Attend hearings for new zoning and entitlements and eventually proposed projects, present at hearings when appropriate, and maintain good relationships with elected officials and town staff and regulatory officials.

  • Manage the following functions for the division:

Community Relations

  • Establish and manage relationships with local stakeholders including existing residents.

  • Work with internal BPD team members, including Communications on all messaging.

  • Work with corporate marketing to create a schedule of events. Coordinate events and locations with on-going construction activities.

Land Development

  • Lead the development team to determine the scope and specifics of each project.

  • Manage the design teams (architects, consultants, engineers) including recommendation of firms for each project and performance of firms once selected.

  • Establish a cost estimate database for infrastructure and prepare budgets for annual infrastructure expenses.

  • Oversee budgets for each project: expenses tracked properly, management of soft costs.

  • Manage post-contract phases.

Cost Accounting

  • Assist/Manage local accounting team to facilitate timely processing of contracts, invoices comparing invoice to budget and alerting of any variances.

  • Assist with preparation of annual budget and monthly reviews of that budget.

Marketing

  • Establish and manage local marketing team (if appropriate).

  • Establish relationships with firms working on the NAS/Union Point project.

  • Facilitate meetings for collateral material and overall strategy.

Land Transfers from Navy

  • Support efforts to obtain remaining land from Navy.

  • Identify and help to manage firms for environmental remediation.

Gear up for development post-entitlements

  • Commence concept plans that maximize value-add and cost efficiency.

  • Source and short-list potential consultants, contractors, and partners for horizontal development and vertical construction.

Must Haves

  • Previous experience working in senior leadership or executive management level position

  • Strategic thought process with the ability to connect abstract concepts to identify business opportunities

  • Ability to solve difficult, complex problems and drive executive leadership decision making

  • Willingness to work through short and unexpected deadlines

  • Possess a strong business acumen; accomplishing objectives while considering all aspects of the broader business goals

  • Excellent ability to handle sensitive information

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills in thought and process

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Your Opportunity

We are proud to offer our employees what they value most:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Excellent extended health benefits

  • 401k matching

  • Generous tuition assistance program

  • Leadership development and mentorship programs

  • Charitable donation matching

  • A culture based on our values of Passion, Integrity and Community

Brookfield Properties participates in the E-Verify process (https://www.e-verify.gov/) to confirm the eligibility of candidates to work in the United States.

We are proud to create a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are grateful for your interest in this position, however, only candidates selected for pre-screening will be contacted.

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