Real Estate Development Manager

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is conducting an internal/external recruitment process to fill the following corporate vacancy:

Job Title and Level: Real Estate Development Manager

City/County: Lansing/Ingham (Hybrid/Remote)

Type of Employment: Full-Time

Pay Grade and Annual Salary: Pay Grade 5: Grade 5 begins at $86,625 annually. Additional consideration may be given based on relevant skills, education, and experience.

Brief Job Description:

At MEDC, we help Michiganders prosper by investing in our businesses and communities, enabling the growth of good jobs, and promoting Michigan’s reputation as a world-class business location and travel destination. By joining our team, you will play an integral role in directly supporting Michigan’s success, where you work, live and play. Come be part of the team as the Real Estate Development Manager.

The Real Estate Development Manager drives high potential real estate development site identification efforts through assessment of physical development potential, including review of site studies and current and potential utilities and other infrastructure; works with the real estate team to develop a robust state inventory of investment ready sites; assists in the creation of site marketing material; and performs other activities related to creating, maintaining and advancing strategic site readiness for the MEDC.

This position coordinates various professional experts related to site development, identifies barriers and gaps in a site’s readiness and makes recommendations for how to address challenges. Position works closely with utility companies and all infrastructure contributors, including external, local Economic Development Organizations, state and federal agencies and works as a key team member to proactively identify development ready sites and respond to new company attraction needs in support of strategic site readiness.

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This position will be based out of Lansing, MI with the ability to work a remote/hybrid schedule

Business Unit: Real Estate and Global Attraction

Supervisor: VP, Real Estate Development

Minimum Education Required:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in Real Estate, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and

Minimum Experience Required:

This position requires a minimum of four to six years of related experience in real estate acquisition and real estate development management with direct experience in managing large projects
from conception to execution. Experience with GIS programs, Microsoft Project and Smartsheet preferred.

How to Apply:

If you believe that your qualifications meet the listed requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume and completed Employment Application by e-mail to

Note: A completed application is not required for current MEDC employees who apply.

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Deadline for Response: Sep 15, 2023