Manager, Development

Date:  Jun 18, 2022
Property:  111 INNOVATION (0010)

Irvine, CA, 92617

Division:  Office (Office)
Req ID:  39282

Position Summary:

The Manager will have responsibility for managing development projects and also identifying and executing on new opportunities. He/she will report to Senior Directors of Development & Acquisitions and will be expected to support new and ongoing project activity and enhancement of overall team productivity.

When applying, please include your resume and a cover letter with a brief overview of your longer-term career aspirations.

Job Duties:

  • Help the team achieve the Company’s growth objectives and investment targets
  • Active sourcing into relevant markets, including cultivation of relationships with landowners, brokers, and governmental agencies
  • Coordinate efforts of development, construction, pre-leasing and operations team during design, entitlements, permitting, physical constructing, lease-up and operations start-up
  • Prepare development feasibility analysis, investment memoranda and exhibits for project approval by executives and board of directors
  • Collaborate with various departments, outside consultants and contractors throughout the development process to ensure timely completion of all objectives and milestones
  • Market research and other special projects

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated professional with 2-5 years of commercial office and/or residential real estate experience with a background ideally in acquisitions, due diligence, development, and financial analytics.

Specific qualifications to include:

  • A hard working self-starter and independent thinker
  • Team-oriented individual with experience with building key internal and external relationships to gain and communicate information valuable to the company’s progress toward its goals
  • Ability to manage simultaneous projects from conception through completion
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills, with demonstrated ability to provide creative solutions to real-time challenges
  • Ability to balance completing priorities for internal and external team members
  • A track record of working well with a variety of personalities and adapting communication style to the audience. A history of open, honest, team-oriented service to all stakeholders of the organization
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • A detail-oriented and quantitative approach to the business, coupled with the ability to assume a long-term owner’s perspective and a passion for real estate development


  • An undergraduate degree is required; an advanced degree in business, finance or real estate development is preferred but not required.

About Us:
Irvine Company is a privately held real estate investment company and master-planner committed to creating and sustaining communities that thrive for generations.

Irvine Company is respected for its master planning and environmental stewardship of the Irvine Ranch in Orange County, including diversified operations throughout coastal California. Irvine Company brings to life neighborhoods and sustainable communities with a full range of housing, jobs, retail centers, schools, parks and open space.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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