REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (Arlington and Baltimore) (197 views)

2230 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201 US
February 28, 2023 2023-04-29
Job Description

AHC Inc. is seeking qualified individuals with a strong entrepreneurial drive coupled with intense curiosity and creativity to join its dynamic real estate development team. AHC is actively developing affordable, workforce and mixed-income rental housing in the Washington & Baltimore regions and currently owns over 8,000 apartment units at more than 50 communities. AHC’s Resident Services team provides a wide array of educational programs and social services to help our residents build stronger futures.

About the Team:

The Real Estate Development team offers a fun, fast-paced, environment in which to make a meaningful impact in our community through the creation and preservation of affordable housing. The team is responsible for identifying, acquiring, financing, and constructing / renovating multifamily rental properties. The team utilizes a wide range of affordable and conventional financing tools and partnerships to raise the capital necessary to finance innovative affordable, mixed-use, and mixed-income communities.  The continued expansion of the Real Estate Development team provides opportunities for growth and upward mobility.

About the Job:

The Real Estate Development Manager role is broadly defined at AHC. Real Estate Development Managers have substantial autonomy and are responsible for initiating and overseeing the full range of development tasks from initial concept development through entitlement approvals, financing, construction completion, lease-up, and project close-out. Real Estate Development Managers work closely with AHC colleagues in other divisions to ensure alignment of mission and execution.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Generate development budgets and pro forma to evaluate financial feasibility
  • Negotiate with lenders and investors to obtain acquisition, construction, and permanent financing
  • Work with land use counsel, consultant teams, and local jurisdictions to gain approval of land entitlements and/or financial support
  • Coordinate the underwriting and closing process, including document review
  • Present to senior staff, the AHC Board of Directors, community groups and local governments
  • Manage development consultant team members during all phases of development/construction
  • Identify new opportunities and lead efforts to obtain site control

Minimum Requirements:

  • One to three years’ experience developing and/or acquiring multifamily affordable housing
  • Familiarity with the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and tax-exempt bonds
  • Experience creating development budgets and working with real estate pro formas to model complex financial structures
  • The ability to delegate tasks, teach and supervise less experienced teammates
  • Graduate degree in finance, real estate, urban planning, or other relevant discipline
  • Desire to take ownership of projects while working well within a team environment
  • Ability to juggle multiple, complex projects
  • Strong interest in affordable housing and a passion for creating positive change
  • Knowledge of construction, property operations, and other applicable fields is a plus
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently

How to Apply:

For immediate consideration, please email your cover letter and resume to  Please include what region (Arlington or Baltimore) you wish to be considered.

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