Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc Real Estate Development & Construction in San Diego, California
Real Estate Development & Construction
Location San Diego, CA
Job Function Real Estate Development
Employment Status Regular, Full-Time
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE), an S&P 500® company, is an urban office REIT uniquely focused on collaborative life science and technology campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations. Founded in 1994, Alexandria pioneered this niche and has since established a significant market presence in key locations, including Greater Boston, San Francisco, New York City, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland, and Research Triangle. Alexandria is known for its high-quality and diverse tenant base. Alexandria has a longstanding and proven track record of developing Class A properties clustered in urban life science and technology campuses that provide its innovative tenants with highly dynamic and collaborative environments that enhance their ability to successfully recruit and retain world-class talent and inspire productivity, efficiency, creativity, and success. For more information, please visitwww.are.com.
We are seeking a Senior Vice President – Real Estate Development & Construction in our San Diego office. This individual shall be an integral part of the Company’s development, construction and capital improvements services division and work within a fast-paced, growth-oriented environment. The Senior Vice President – Real Estate Development & Construction shall be part of a team dedicated to carrying out the San Diego region’s operating vision, and committed to assuring first-in-class project execution, to included, but not limited to project quality, meeting approved budgets and scheduled deadlines, and exceeding the expectations of the Company’s tenants and shareholders. This individual shall be self-directed and motivated, capable of resolving complex issues in a timely manner consistent with the Company’s goals and objectives.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex (including sexual or gender identity), religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or medical condition.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
In partnership with regional leadership, manage the Company’s development, build-to-suit, expansion, conversion, capital improvement and tenant improvement projects at its office/laboratory properties located within the region.
Manage the coordination of design and construction activities to include, but not limited to, architect, contractor and consultant solicitation, selection and contracting, design and construction document review, and construction management and administration.
Provide management and oversight to the San Diego’s Real Estate Development & Construction team.
Develop and manage project budgets and schedules; Complete projects in accordance with Company approved budgets and schedules.
Implement, manage and confirm the tenant’s and Company’s obligations as detailed in its lease and work letter agreements for assigned projects.
Manage, communicate and interact with the Company’s tenants, contractors, architects, consultants, and other project team members.
Oversee, manage and direct outsource development and/or construction management consultant services and activities as the project requires.
Develop a high performance internal and/or external team through supervision, training, coaching, and mentoring.
Manage the successful completion and close-out of construction projects to assure project completion, tenant occupancy and rent commencement required dates are met.
Manage consultant and contractor payment applications, including review of invoices for conformance with contract documents.
Administer the collection of acceptable certificates of insurance, lien waivers and other required project documents, process consultant and contractor payments, monitor tenant improvement allowance budgets, and maintain project files.
Prepare Project Status and Performance Reports.
Manage the region Cash Usage Reports (i.e. cash flow and capital spending forecasting analyses).
Provide general support to other Operating Divisions of the Company as needed.
Qualifications and Experience:
Minimum fifteen (15) years of practical working experience in the development, construction or real estate industry related fields with a demonstrated strong project and construction management background with successful execution on multiple construction types from ground-up core and shell design and construction, to execution and delivery of tenant improvements to complex capital improvements. Experience with design and construction of laboratory desirable.
Bachelor’s degree, required. MBA or higher is desirable.
Experience and knowledge working with San Diego architects, consultants and contractors is desirable.
Ability and desire to travel as necessary to meet project goals and objectives is a requirement.
Oral and written communications are required with demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to interact both internally with other Company members, and externally with tenants, contractors, architects, consultants and other project team members.
Computer proficient skills with strong experience in spreadsheet preparation and a working knowledge of all Microsoft Office Products, including Excel, Word and Project.