Land Development Manager

Multi-State Commercial Developer - Fort Myers, FL

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $91,000 a year

Premier fast growing privately held Commercial Development and Construction Company and is looking for a self-motivated Land Development Manager to join our management team. This individual will oversee and participate in the day to day conceptual development, engineering, design and entitlement of commercial projects complete to bidding for construction.

The Company’s portfolio is comprised of various commercial real estate projects, from retail, restaurant, convenience stores to medical facilities in Florida, Texas, Colorado, California and Virginia. Currently, the Company is experiencing tremendous growth. We are a team of energetic, committed and experienced professionals that always strive for excellence and outstanding services for our projects as well as our clients.

To succeed in the role of Land Development Manager, the candidate must be self-motivated, ambitious, organized, possess strong management skills, attention to detail and a sense of urgency for critical deadlines. We are looking for a self-starter who has the ability to work independently and lead project teams through the land development process. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each individual is encouraged to contribute to our overall processes, decisions, planning, and culture.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee and direct projects from conception to completion
  • Meet conditions of performance
  • Planning ahead to prevent problems and resolve emerging ones
  • Negotiate terms of agreements, draft proposals and obtain permits and licenses
  • Analyze, manage and mitigate risks
  • Ensure quality construction standards


  • Analyze project’s financial, political, architectural, and construction feasibility
  • Manages architects, civil engineers, traffic consultants and surveyors required for the feasibility entitlement and construction of the project
  • Work closely with clients, our construction project managers and our real estate team.
  • Coordinate and meet with governing entities required in the feasibility and entitlement of projects
  • Create and maintain development project schedules
  • Manage and secure all necessary permits and entitlements for construction
  • Enhance Company reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Other special projects as assigned

Job and Education Requirements:

  • Proven working experience in land development management
  • Advanced knowledge of management processes, means and methods
  • Ability to plan and see the “big picture”
  • Competent in conflict and crisis management
  • Strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time and project management skills
  • Microsoft Office Proficient
  • BS degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or related field preferred
  • PMP preferred but not required

Benefits Include:

  • Medical, Dental Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Vehicle Allowance
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation Time
  • Retirement Account with Employer Match

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 3 years (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off