Director, Real Estate Development

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Leading some of Atlantic Canada’s most successful businesses, including Eastlink, Oxford Frozen Foods, and Inland, The Bragg Group of Companies is a family-owned conglomerate, with over 8,000 employees and a strong commitment to an ambitious growth and diversification strategy.

As Bragg’s existing companies continue to thrive, they are ready to embark on a new project: development of 15 acres of urban land holdings in the City of Halifax. This new venture will require the development of a long-term plan, assessing all possibilities for developing greenfield and brownfield projects.

About the role:

The Director of Real Estate Development is a new role created to spearhead Bragg’s real estate strategy, manage existing construction pipeline, identify potential development opportunities, and build a high-performing project team. Responsibilities include:

  • Leading and managing all phases of real estate development projects from concept to completion;
  • Monitoring construction progress, quality, and compliance with plans and specifications and addressing any issues or changes that arise during the construction phase;
  • Identifying and evaluating potential development opportunities, negotiating land purchase agreements and other real estate transactions, and coordinating with legal and finance teams to complete acquisitions;
  • Serving as the primary point of contact for project stakeholders, including Halifax Regional Municipality and community members and providing regular updates on project status and milestones, and;
  • Building and leading a high-performing project team, including internal staff, consultants, and external partners.

As the ideal candidate you have:

  • A diverse background spanning Real Estate, Urban Planning, Architecture, Construction Management, or related field;
  • 7+ years of experience in real estate development, ideally in commercial, high rise or mixed-use projects;
  • A robust understanding of real estate finance, investment analysis, and project management principles; familiarity with local zoning codes, land use regulations and permitting processes would be considered an asset;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and;  
  • Experience building high-performing teams.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please apply at https://www.kbrs.ca/Career/18023. For more information, please contact Kevin Stoddart at kstoddart@kbrs.ca  or Camilla Quaglia at cquaglia@kbrs.ca.

The principals of equal opportunity employment will be upheld throughout this process. KBRS will also provide support in the recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation in order to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact accommodate@kbrs.ca or communicate your needs to the recruitment professionals named within this advertisement.