Development Manager (1-year contract)
Toronto, ON, CAN
3d ago




Reporting to the Vice President, Development, the successful candidate will fill the 1-year contract position of Development Manager at our 40 University Ave, Toronto office.

The Manager, Development will be accountable for the successful implementation of complex development and re-development projects including Planning, Engineering, and Construction from site selection to completion, through coordination with various parties.

The Manager, Development will have extensive experience relating to the development of office, industrial and retail projects including : the selection process for consultants management of the design process, oversight of all required permitting and municipal processes, understanding of project proformas, strong reporting skills.


Development Management

  • Oversee the management of multiple large scale multi-faceted development projects (usually between $5M - $100M) with a high degree of complexity including development, redevelopment, and large-scale capital improvement projects.
  • Oversee, manage, and negotiate contract terms for the retention of design consultants and other necessary legal documents to complete the development projects.
  • Ensure contractual obligations are adhered to.

  • Maximize fee revenue opportunities and minimize risk through the optimization of project responsibility and overhead control.
  • Provide a high level of client service to both internal and external clients through continual improvement of knowledge through training and continued education.
  • Accelerate development cycle times to enhance return on investment.
  • Reporting :

  • Preparation and submission of detailed monthly and quarterly financial reports and project status reports for development projects and provide any other reporting as may be required by Triovest Realty Advisors.
  • Review and assist Leasing with construction budgets and lease language requirements pertaining to leasehold improvements within development projects.
  • Manage and review development proformas for projects and be accountable for status reporting.
  • Municipal Planning :

  • Establish and maintain superior business relations with municipal and governmental agencies to foster timely development submission reviews and favorable decisions that will benefit the development projects schedule.
  • Oversee timely procurement of all necessary municipal approvals with respect to land use, subdivisions, development permits, building permits, off-site servicing agreements and other required permits.
  • Coordination with key project consultants to develop municipal approvals strategy.

    We believe success in this role will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills :

  • A dedication to providing exceptional service, every day.
  • The ability to adapt to change in a positive way and deliver successful results within a given time frame.
  • A team-oriented approach to meeting goals and objectives.
  • A willingness to admit mistakes and easily digest constructive feedback, using it as a learning opportunity.
  • The ability to perform with exceptional integrity, always striving to do the right thing and help to create an environment built on trust, honesty and respect.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced demanding environment.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and able to work as a team player.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and strong work ethic.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to manage and motivate others to meet performance objective.
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • To fulfill this role successfully, you should demonstrate the following minimum qualifications :

  • Education required is a University degree or equivalent in a related field.
  • Minimum five (5) years of commercial real estate with an emphasis on the execution of development projects.
  • Experience in compiling and submitting OPA / ZBA, SPA, Minor Variance and Severance applications in Toronto and surrounding GTAH municipalities.
  • Strong project management, planning and analytical skills.
  • Experience in contract negotiation and administration.
  • Proficiency in development pro forma modeling.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Sketch Up, Adobe Suite and Argus is a plus.

    Triovest is a Canadian commercial real estate advisory firm with over $10 billion of assets under management and $2 billion in active development.

    We believe that the quality of our people directly impacts the quality of our work, therefore we place a high value on attracting and retaining exceptional individuals.

    Triovest fosters a hands-on approach to value creation for our clients through innovation and collaboration. Learn more about Triovest by visiting our website.

    The successful candidate will be expected to consistently conduct themselves in alignment with Triovest Core Values of :


    Triovest will be recognized as the entrepreneurial leader in institutional real estate driving superior returns by combining local intelligence with deep expertise.


    We create sustainable places that enhance communities and enrich relationships.


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    Triovest is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to providing an inclusive and accessible environment, where everyone feels valued and respected.


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