Real Estate Development Manager

· Calgary, Alberta
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Ronmor is an established private real estate company based in Calgary, Alberta that has been operating for more than 30 years. The company owns and manages an extensive portfolio of shopping centres, office buildings, industrial properties, and one of the largest private land holdings in the province.

With great emphasis on creating innovative projects with sustainable design and superior construction quality, Ronmor typically develops and retains ownership of its projects. This mandate has helped Ronmor evolve into a sophisticated development and management company that maintains a long-term vision.

Ronmor is a successful family-owned, third generation company, owned by two families with long, deep roots in Alberta who remain active in the direction and leadership of the company.


Reporting to the VP, Investments, the Real Estate Development Manager is responsible for supporting the execution of development projects.


  • Assist in the development of an annual plan that supports the company’s objectives around development
  • Manage project Pro-formas ensuring the company has the right information and appropriate assumptions
  • Ensure that the project management systems accurately track all costs related to the planning and development phase of each project
  • Identify and complete thorough due diligence on any land acquisition opportunity to determine the viability of the project and negotiation strategies
  • Interact with municipalities, approval agencies and authorities to advance and secure approvals for project development
  • Review and comment on all related agreements to ensure provisions are met (ie. Official Plan, Zoning Bylaw, SDA’s, Municipal Infrastructure Agreements, Third-Party Agreements, etc.,)
  • Collaborate with the design and construction teams to develop designs that can be value engineered constructed and delivered within budget to Ronmor’s quality standards
  • Supervise and approve all design decisions to maximize the physical and aesthetic quality and overall effectiveness of the project while minimizing cost
  • Work with consultants to develop and execute public consultations to facilitate development approvals
  • Lead consultants in establishing aggressive and achievable timelines
  • Work with consultants to ensure development/project issues are identified and proactively dealt with
  • Prepare quarterly update reports and monthly team meeting minutes for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Work with Senior Leadership, external consultants, and internal marketing resources to develop project-marketing plans
  • Develop presentations to Design Review Boards, Planning Commissions, City Councils and community groups
  • Work closely with construction to ensure each project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedules
  • Coordinate approval of all development inputs (soft costs, hard costs, fees, payments & securities)
  • Initiate the implementation of the company’s sustainability and engagement programs
  • Ensure Ronmor is kept current on political, regulatory trends
  • Represent the company appropriately with external parties involved in the development sector
  • Other duties as required


  • Post-secondary education (Urban Land Economics, Engineering, Real Estate Development, or similar)
  • 5+ years experience in a similar role within commercial real estate sector
  • Holds a valid passport and is legally able to travel within Canada and the U.S
  • Proven ability to read and review design drawings and documents
  • Established network of contacts in the municipal, consultant and development communities
  • Proven success securing approvals
  • Adept at managing budgets and schedules for development projects
  • Strong computer skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to execute with minimal supervision
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to see the big picture
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Good design sensibility and the ability to lead design


  • Office environment
  • Fast-paced environment with competing priorities
  • Travel may be required within Canada and the US

Ronmor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law. Employment selection decisions are based solely on merit, qualifications, and abilities.

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  • Location
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience