Project Manager, Land Development

NewQuest is one of Texas’ leading commercial real estate firms, privately held and headquartered in Houston, Texas. Well-known as one of the country’s leading retail shopping center developers and owners, NewQuest has developed over $4 billion in projects representing over 20 million square feet across the country with an emphasis in Texas.

NewQuest is searching for dynamic and engaging leaders to join our development team. We have a large pipeline of projects and are searching for the right people to help facilitate our growth.

The Project Manager, Land Development will be part of a dynamic development team working on ground-up developments including large-scale mixed-use, power centers, neighborhood strip centers, pad sites, and general land infrastructure projects. This role will interact with all service lines associated with our development process including legal, finance, marketing, brokerage, property management, and executive leadership.

Candidates should have a strong background in Texas land development and engineering, should be a self-starter with strong organizational skills, and be energetic team player.

Position: Project Manager, Land Development

Location: Houston, Texas (in office)


Key Responsibilities:

· Collaborate with the land acquisition teams to assess target site development viability, development cost, and timeline.

· Due diligence and entitlements on prospective and existing projects including detailed understanding of geotechnical reports, environmental studies, and infrastructure planning.

· Implement and oversee development processes from project inception to delivery of finished sites for vertical construction.

· Cost estimating and budgeting of various projects ranging from public and private infrastructure to road improvements.

· Consulting team coordination

· Project tracking and scheduling

· Government coordination and permitting including meeting with jurisdictional officials during the due diligence process and throughout the project life

· Track and communicate schedules and project milestones

· Assist Senior Development Managers and other development team members in various capacities on a variety of projects

· Travel will sometimes be required, as will unusual work hours related to governmental coordination necessary with development processes



· Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Urban Planning, Land Development, Construction or related field

· Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in commercial real estate

· Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

· Results-oriented with the ability to achieve and exceed targets

· Ability to perform a variety of responsibilities with an attention to detail, strong work ethic and commitment to excellence.

· Must take initiative, be resourceful, prioritize and perform within a team environment while maintaining focus and multitasking in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment.

· Proficiency with scheduling and tracking software

· Must have a vehicle and a valid Texas driver’s license

· Values in line with NewQuest’s core values


If you are a strategic leader with a passion for real estate and a proven track record of success, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in shaping the future of NewQuest.