Managing Director of Development – Multifamily

Salt Lake City


Salt Lake City


Competitive salary, annual bonus, carried interest, profit share.

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Job Summary

Macdonald & Company are proudly partnered with a Commercial and Multifamily investor and developer in Salt Lake City, UT to appoint a Managing Director of Multifamily Development.

The Company
The firm are a well-capitalized family office who have been growing out a Multifamily ground-up development platform in recent years, diversifying from their historic roots in value-add investments across Office, Retail, Multifamily and other assets.

The Role
With the growth of a new platform, the company now require a leader to come onboard to help instill best-practice in Multifamily ground-up deal sourcing, execution, and delivery.

There are 4 broad elements to this role, as follows:

  • Lead team of internal development professionals and external consultants in the refinement and execution of firm’s long-term multifamily strategy by harnessing a ‘player/coach’ mentality of leading from the front
  • Serve as a voting member of the Multifamily Development Investment Committee and manage multifamily platform with full P&L responsibility
Deal Sourcing / Project Inception
  • Build the knowledge of potential development sites in the market while cultivating and leveraging relationships with property owners and the brokerage community
  • Develop extensive market expertise to understand trends, spot opportunities, and position the firm as a thought leader in multifamily development
  • Identify and pursue development opportunities and select acquisition opportunities that meet the firm's investment criteria
  • Conduct analysis of site quality and location, demographics, market demand, competition, and economic feasibility
  • Propose the appropriate unit mix, type, scope of amenities, target market, and achievable rents for the development
  • Negotiate purchase and sale agreements and oversee transaction closing process
  • Manage the entitlement process
  • Lead the underwriting and presentation of opportunities to the Investment Committee for pursuit in accordance with approved budgets and business plans
  • Prepare equity and debt packages and serve as a key member of the team in pursuit of project capitalization
Design, Construction, and Turnover
  • Identify and lead a best-in-class consultant and support team to achieve cost-effective design and construction execution optimized for site and project dynamics that stays on budget and schedule
  • Coordinate with construction and property management teams to establish realistic turnover schedules and lease-up budget and strategy
  • Work closely with company eadership to build out market-leading asset management and property management teams over time

On Offer
Competitive salary, annual bonus, promote/carried interest, profit share.
Alan Joesbury


Alan Joesbury


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