Project Director, Re/Development - Brixmor Property Group

September 29, 2017
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Brixmor Property Group

Northbrook, Illinois 60062


Brixmor Property Group believes great real estate matters, but great people matter even more.

  • WE ARE a publicly traded real estate investment trust, owning and operating more than 500 high-quality, open-air shopping centers (86M in GLA)
  • WE VALUE highly talented professionals who thrive in a culture of integrity, accountability, empowerment and trust
  • OUR MISSION is to aggressively manage our shopping centers, making them relevant to the communities they serve, delivering compelling total returns to our shareholders
  • WE BELIEVE that our shopping centers should transform the everyday lives of the communities we serve

We are headquartered in New York City, with major real estate operations in the Atlanta, San Diego, Chicago and Philadelphia markets, and an Accounting Center in Philadelphia.


Project Director, Re/Development (Chicago, IL)

The Project Director, Re/Development will be based in Chicago, Illinois and will report to the VP of Re/Development in the Midwest region.  The Project Director is responsible for directing, developing and implementing redevelopment opportunities, across multiple states within Brixmor’s Midwest regional portfolio of approximately 114 open air shopping centers, consisting of approximately 18.6 million square feet. The Project Director will partner with the regional leasing and construction teams and other regional departments to implement value add projects across the portfolio. The position requires a proven track record in retail construction management and/or retail redevelopment, along with consultant oversight, relationship building skills, strong verbal & written communication skills, initiative, professional judgment and confidentiality.  Regular travel throughout the region is required.



  • Provide direction on assigned redevelopment related tasks, including but not limited to the following:
    • Develop project direction and purpose
    • Project planning and estimating
    • Site plan and design development
    • Lease exhibit preparation/review/negotiation
    • Proforma creation and approvals
    • Manage third party consultants
    • Manage entitlement procurement and municipal process, including attending municipal meetings
    • Manage Bid & Award process
    • Negotiate contraction
    • Contract administration
    • Manage project budgets
    • Manage financial and feasibility analyses
  • Develop value add opportunities through densification, outparcel creation, property reconfiguration
  • Coordinate with regional construction team through project construction phase. Report on construction progress through project completion
  • Coordinate with marketing to create marketing materials for project development
  • Cultivate and manage tenant relations within project boundaries
  • Travel to assets/markets/tenants when necessary


  • 7 - 10 years combined redevelopment/construction/leasing/project finance experience in retail (open air shopping center development a plus)
  • MUST have experience managing the entitlement process
  • College/university degree required; related advance degree preferred (i.e., MBA, Architecture, Engineering)
  • Effective leadership skills
  • Proven track record in the entitlements process
  • Proven track record of consultant management
  • Site plan and project design skill set
  • Knowledge and ability to review lease documents and property title and ability to review and develop Architectural/Civil/Survey plan sets
  • Established relationships with national retailers
  • Working knowledge of JD Edwards, MS Project and E-builder experience a plus
  • Knowledge of CAD/pdf/photo shop or similar platforms a plus
  • Passion for real estate


Brixmor offers very competitive pay commensurate with background and responsibilities plus a benefits and perks package that supports career engagement, growth, good health and connection with teammates and our communities.

EOE (Brixmor is an Equal Opportunity Employer)