Lead Construction Management

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Job Identification Number: 222

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Real Estate

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Our client, one of the largest, global Co-Living providers, is seeking a Lead Construction Manager in their New York City office.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Advising on early stage feasibility costs; creating construction budgets based on initial feasibility stage, with estimated construction schedule, consideration of site logistics, project risks, best use construction methodology and knowledge of product brand standards

  • R&D into innovative construction practices to reduce construction costs and improve building efficiency

  • Analysis of bids and third party construction budgets

  • Estimating at milestones along the design progress to maintain a design that is in budget. Providing ideas for alternative options for consideration

  • Responsible  for managing smaller scale project in-house, negotiating contracts with sub-contractors, and reviewing CM agreements

  • Constantly reviewing and gaining the most competitive build costs; leveraging your network to confirm pricing, gauge the market and managing procurement packages for pre-purchasing

  • Construction monitoring for building safety compliance, walking construction sites with regularity to confirm construction is proceeding as planned. Reporting any concerns or deviations to the team

  • Oversee on-site changes, RFI logs, submittals and all information flowing from the field to the owner during construction


  • Contractor or Developer background; Construction Management & Quantity Surveying (estimating) knowledge essential

  • Strong negotiation skills and contract formation capabilities; strong managerial experience

  • Experience with ground up residential and/or hotel construction preferred