Land Development Manager
Salt Lake City area
Our client is a privately held real estate investor that owns a large; profitable; up and coming ski resort in the greater Salt Lake City region. They recently hired a new CEO to lead the development of a new town center along with a variety of residential and hospitality projects. They currently have three lines of business: real estate development; events and hospitality; and mountain operations (skiing, mountain biking, hiking, etc.). While each line of business compliments the other; the core of the project is the real estate. This $750M development opportunity is entitled for 5,000 units of density which will provide the company significant flexibility to adjust the development plans as appropriate.
We are looking for a Land Development Manager who will be responsible for projects from the concept and planning level, through design, entitlement and ultimately the construction of the horizontal infrastructure. This includes roads and utilities for residential subdivisions, the town center and other hospitality projects. They will establish the engineering scope, land development budget, and sequence of construction phasing; prepare and solicit RFP’s for site improvements and negotiate general contractor agreements. The position will interact regularly with city officials, engineering and design consultants, excavators, and other development team members.
We are looking for a candidate experienced with land development projects in a mountain environment including: survey, permitting, zoning, design and construction. They will have extensive experience in site and subdivision design with supervisory responsibility. The candidate will be effective at managing the unexpected delays, interruptions, and problems that arise during the approval and construction process. They will have proven ability to work on and/or lead teams of third party Consulting Engineers and Contractors.