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Manager, Real Estate Development

Company: Rayonier
Location: Richmond Hill
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Come grow with us!We areOneRayonier, a team that works together to create value by maintaining a strong safety culture, challenging the status quo, giving back to our communities, being innovative,continuously learning and leading the way.After more than 90 years, Rayonieris still uncovering new ways to make lives better with our trees, our land, and - our most important resource - ourpeople.

We strive to create an employee experience that makes you proud to be a part of theRayonierteam. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive and collaborative environment where you can be who you are and valued for youruniquetalents and perspectives.Rayonier is big enough to offer you professional growth and development opportunities, yet small enough for you to know every coworker by name. Come join a team that empowers you to make a difference!


Are you passionate about creating extraordinary real estate development projects and communities with purpose? We are actively searching for someone with a strong working knowledge of all facets of real estate development including commercial, residential, infrastructure and amenities. You will be responsible for planning, design, entitlement support, engineering, budgeting, cash flow management, contracting, negotiations, project management, and coordination with development partners.

Through this experience you will gain exposure to many different aspects of real estate development and the communities in which we operate. You will also gain exposure to our projects throughout the U.S., as well as learn about forestry land management. You will have access to the tools, support and development you desire to continue to build upon your knowledge and expertise and advance your career, including mentoring, training opportunities, development exposures and more.


  • Create and manage real estate development project scope, budgets, and schedules, and deliver quality projects on time and on budget
  • Comprehensively review and manage design processes including project master planning, civil engineering, architecture, traffic engineering, geotechnical, environmental, lighting, and landscaping
  • Build and maintain strong collaborative relationships with design and construction professionals, public agencies and our communities
  • Oversee the project team and outside professionals in creating and implementing effective strategies for managing the financial success of the project
  • Negotiate and manage all major development, design and architecture and purchasing contracts for new and existing projects
  • Continuously strive to improve internal financial reporting and provide project and financial updates to internal stakeholders and senior leadership
  • Coordinate with and support project team members including commercial and residential sales and marketing, project operations, financial reporting, forestry operations and legal
  • Participate in the identification of value-add and HBU opportunities within our real estate portfolio


    • 5+ years of experience in design/construction of land development related projects including securing entitlements and permits; leading the development of site plans, budgets and construction drawings; and, leading the design and construction of storm water management, grading and earthwork, utilities and horizontal infrastructure, common areas, wayfinding and vertical projects
    • Undergraduate or graduate level degree program in Civil Engineering, Business, Finance, Construction Management or equivalent business experience is preferred
    • A financially driven, collaborative, detail oriented, project management and execution leader
    • Experience managing multiple complex projects simultaneously include scoping, cost-estimating, budgeting, scheduling and organizing large multi-functional internal and external teams
    • Must have strategic business sense and demonstrate the ability to analyze and reorganize business processes, timeline and cost schedules, and contractor relationships in order to achieve project objectives

      Rayonier is committed to maintaining a safe and productive work environment that is drug-free, promotes diversity, and is free of discrimination.

Keywords: Rayonier, Savannah , Manager, Real Estate Development, Executive , Richmond Hill, Georgia

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