Director of Construction

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Job Identification Number: 251

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Real Estate

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


A Real Estate Investment Trust company is seeking a Director of Construction in their New York City office.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the complete construction process, including project budget preparation, negotiating and preparing construction contracts, developing and monitoring construction schedules, coordinating with tenants and general contractors,

  • Oversee the completion of tenant fit-outs, redevelopments, expansions, and renovations. 

  • Provide estimates, budgets and pro formas to Leasing Directors.

  • Oversee bid processes and evaluate physical conditions of potential shopping center acquisitions.

  • Construction management, secure building permits, and review construction plans.

  • Oversight of project-related accounting.


  • 7+ years’ experience with a general contractor or landlord

  • BA in Construction Management, Engineering, or Architecture

  • Flexibility to travel

  • Experience with commercial retail real estate and management