Continental Properties is looking for an experienced real estate professional to join our team of dedicated professionals as a Development Associate in June 2023 at our Home Office in Menomonee Falls ,WI.
You will work with members of a cross-functional team to facilitate several activities associated with the entitlements and permitting of new multifamily real estate development communities. You will have the opportunity to obtain/ review due diligence materials, participate in negotiations directly with municipalities, and work with several external partners as you work through multiple developments in different stages of the project lifecycle. As a Development Associate you will report to the Development Director.
We are considering candidates both in and outside of Wisconsin, with an opportunity to work remotely. Relocation assistance will be provided in desired.
Complete all due diligence required to move a project from development into construction
Prepare and manage project budgets and schedules, work within the project proforma
Lead entitlement and permitting activities for new multi-family developments
Work directly with local officials, community partners, landowners, and legal representatives to coordinate all issues and bring projects to a successful completion
Work as an important member of an internal development team that includes staff from several other disciplines – legal, accounting, finance, construction, and property management, among others
Skills for Success:
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Planning, Civil Engineering, Business or related field required
0-2 years of related experience and an understanding of entitlement and due diligence process preferred
Knowledge of zoning codes, municipal processes and real estate terminology necessary
Understanding of environmental issues including wetlands and floodplains
What Sets Us Apart:
Continental Properties is a great place to work, as evidenced by our consecutive Top Workplace awards. Here are some of the reasons that our team members vote for us as a Top Workplace:
A company culture that encourages innovation and empowers team members to act as leaders by providing the opportunities, training, and tools essential to achieving a successful and meaningful career
Industry-leading compensation and benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan options, flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursement, 6-weeks of paid parental leave, 401(k) with company match and company provided life and disability insurance
An excellent work environment with potential for long-term growth in the industry, paid professional memberships and professional activities (conferences and workshops) and a tuition and certification reimbursement program
Paid holidays and lucrative vacation time; half days on Fridays during designated months
Participation in our Building Above and Beyond (BAAB) incentive program that rewards team members based on the success of the company as measured against clearly defined goals
For team members who are interested, informal offsite gatherings and company sponsored lunches on a monthly basis
Frequent communication from executive management, including interactive quarterly lunch discussions on strategic progress and an annual "State of the Company" meeting
6-weeks paid parental leave with family-forming & fertility benefits
On-demand mental health support and an employee assistance program
You Belong Here Committee focused on promoting and inclusive and equitable work environment
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and all applicable state and local fair employment practices laws, and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities.
For the benefit of our residents, the communities we serve, and our co-workers, all applicants are required to pass a post-offer criminal background check prior to joining the Continental team
Continental Properties is a national real estate development and property management company headquartered in suburban Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Founded in 1979 and still privately held, continental has grown from a small company to a major presence in the real estate and apartment management industry. With each project, Continental works as a responsible business partner and community leader. We operate Springs® Apartments, our national award-winning apartment brand with a fierce commitment to customer service. The Springs offers features and amenities distinguishing us from the competition, promoting customer satisfaction and retention, and challenging the status quo in the apartment industry. The development and management of our retail projects and apartment communities is backed by Continental’s hallmarks: ethical business practices, expert industry knowledge, financial strength and an uncompromising attention to detail. Continental Properties’ team of exceptional people, its financial resources, critical thinking and unrivaled industry insight all play a role in creating real estate developments that deliver optimum benefit to our tenants and attractive returns to investors and enhance the communities we serve.