Project Manager - DoveHill Development

March 10, 2018

DoveHill Development

Sunnyvale, California

1 Hotel Sunnyvale: Project Manager

Job Description

DoveHill Capital Management, LLC and Starwood Capital Group are searching for a talented and highly motivated Project Manager to be based in the San Francisco, California region to act as Owner’s representative and oversee the day to day development of the 1 Hotel Sunnyvale. The role requires experience in tower construction from preconstruction to completion of project and will involve collaborating with architecture, engineering, and design teams to drive results from the conceptual drawing to construction drawing phase and actively participating in the Owner-Architect-Contractor (OAC) meetings once the project is under construction. The Project Manager will be responsible for all activities associated with the construction/renovation of project, ensuring adherence to construction contracts, budgets, schedules, lender and or owner requirements.

The candidate will work closely with DoveHill Capital Management and Starwood’s Development team. This role may expand into additional hotel/ hospitality developments within Starwood Capital, ranging from new project underwriting through entitlements, construction, and asset management. 

Responsibilities will specifically include:

  • Monitor progress of all construction activities, making sure that all construction activities move according to pre-determined schedule.
  • Interface with public agencies relative to permitting, approvals, and safety
  • Coordinate amongst all design professionals, the development team, and the general contractor
  • Make field decisions in matters affecting planning, supervision, personnel, costs, safety and quality control
  • Monitor construction budgets and schedules.
  • Support change order negotiations and approve change order request(s). Reviews and approves monthly pay applications
  • Review and Coordinate RFIs as necessary
  • Maintain cost control of project



The firm is limiting its search to those who have the following skill-sets and backgrounds:

  • 5-7 years of prior relevant work experience in hospitality and/or real estate development (preferably from a top-tier or like-kind firm)
  • Ability to perform detailed financial analyses and schedule modeling
  • Ability to work well in a small, dynamic team and proactively take on tasks with limited direction
  • High proficiency with Excel and building complex financial models is critical
  • Evidence of outstanding written presentation ability (in both Word and PowerPoint)
  • Direct Construction and Development management experience. Active Project management is a key piece of this position.