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Development Coordinator

Development Coordinator

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Full Time
FLSA Status 
E - Exempt
Location Name 
Irvine Regional Office (Derian)
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The Development Coordinator is responsible for executing and implementing the administrative Management duties of the business plan approved by the company on their assigned development transactions. The Development Coordinator reports to a Vice President or higher Officer in the company.


The general responsibilities of a Development Coordinator include, but are not limited to:


  • Coordinate, organize and review construction consultants and quality control inspectors in accordance with the policy and procedure manual. 
  • Manage and coordinate the front-end analysis and review and make recommendations to Senior Management to pursue transactions achieving the Company financial return goals of the company.
  • Organize key members of the consultants reporting to the Development Team while pursuing entitlement approvals.
  • Organize neighborhood meetings with adjoining sites to educate the public on our developments plans when required. This includes day and evening commitments as necessary.
  • Attend various hearings of public agencies on behalf of the company in pursuit of entitlement and discretionary approvals as delegated.
  • Review and approve all reports from the consultants to the general contractor, and insure that Essex is receiving current reports and report to Senior Officers if there are any deviations from plans or specifications.
  • Coordinate and recommend for approval all construction loan draws and insuring construction monitors approve construction draws on a timely basis. 
  • Monitor Development timeline schedules, change order logs, RFIs to the Architect or Engineering Consultants, etc. that arise during the construction period, and assist in resolving those issues.
  • Manage and approve payments in PayScan to their level of authority and obtain additional approvals if necessary to insure proper payments are made to contractors and vendors.
  • Work with the on-site leasing team to oversee the implementation of the leasing of the project from building completion through stabilization.
  • In charge of and approve all punch-list items and construction finish work is completed according to plans and specifications.
  • Know the market area surrounding their projects and keep up-to-date on new and existing competing developments and their rental and vacancy rates.
  • Make recommendations to Senior Management when and if any deviations from the approved business plan needs attention or modification due to changes in either the market place, development costs, or competition on the developments assigned to the Development Coordinator. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university (preferably in Real Estate finance, Development or Urban Planning or equivalent)
  • Minimum 2-4 years’ experience in multi-family real estate development analytics and or development coordination in Multi Family projects

Job Requirements

A valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance is required.


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