Development Manager - Reno, NV

Edgemoor is looking for a Development Manager for the University of Nevada Mathewson University Gateway Project based in Reno, Nevada. This is a full-time position that would be located in Reno, Nevada.


Reporting to a Development Director, the primary roles and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Support Development Director in all project elements and phases
  • Work with design manager and design consultants to complete the project design
  • Obtain permits and entitlements
  • Coordinate with utility service providers
  • Manage third-party consultants to budget and scope in accordance with contract documents including 3rd party testing and inspections and building commissioning services.
  • Provide monthly project update reports
  • Prepare and submit monthly payment requisitions
  • Provide construction oversight that includes overseeing the work of the design-builder, change order management, and quality control
  • Coordinate turnover and move-in
  • Public relations / community outreach
  • Identify additional development project opportunities in Reno and work with the Development Director to win new projects


  • Experience developing complicated real estate and/or infrastructure development projects, ideally including commercial, retail, hospitality, or institutional buildings
  • Knowledge of the construction and delivery process, including design-build, preferably in the state of Nevada
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), organization, multi-tasking, (including an attention to detail)
  • Experience working in fast-paced environments
  • Ability to understand complex legal documents
  • Knowledge of real estate finance, public finance and/or project finance
  • Prior experience in working on a full range of development responsibilities from project conceptualization/planning through site planning and zoning through construction management
  • Experience working with public sector clients is a plus
  • Open, team-oriented yet self-starting work style
  • Ability to work independently; and
  • High ethical standards.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE                                                                                    

5 - 10 years of relevant work experience (pre- or post- graduate school)    


Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in construction, engineering, architecture, real estate finance or other relevant specialization.  MBA or equivalent degree preferred but not required if strong relevant experience.

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