Senior Development Manager - Gracorp


Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V5Y 1V4


Gracorp is a real estate developer, private equity fund manager, and a property management company that partners with many of North America’s largest institutional equity firms to execute our developments.  With offices in Vancouver, Seattle and Calgary, we are growing rapidly with five active projects in Vancouver, including two rental communities and a large mixed-use development in Burnaby.  Our Canadian and USA operations are also expanding as we pursue new projects in new markets.


As a subsidiary of Graham Group, a dynamic construction solutions provider with a history of success dating back to 1926, Gracorp partners with a variety of landowners, developers and investment firms to deliver real estate investment opportunities to the marketplace.


About the Role


Reporting to the Managing Director, British Columbia, the Senior Development Manager is responsible for providing support to 3- 4 active projects while assisting with due diligence for numerous acquisition opportunities.  



As a Senior Development Manager with Gracorp, you will be responsible for:


  • Assisting with the creation and assessment of the front-end schematics of a project prior to acquisition.
  • Coordinating land-use review, due diligence, and project analysis.
  • Participating in due diligence investigations into acquisition opportunities.
  • Preparing presentations for Board meetings.
  • Assisting the Acquisitions & Financial Analyst in the creation and utilization of complex financial models that provide required information for forecasting, planning, and budgeting.
  • Contributing to the structuring of the key financial and legal components of new deals, coordinating with, and directing external legal advisory as necessary.
  • Participating in budget performance reviews for hard and soft costs, working with internal accounting staff to process payments and prepare internal project reports.
  • Hiring and managing the project consultant team.
  • Moving projects through the entitlement process, with guidance from the Managing Director.
  • Implementing market design strategies as required.
  • Managing project scheduling.
  • Maintaining strong internal and external relationships, including public and private sector clients, joint-venture partners, brokers, landowners, financing partners, and other stakeholders.
  • Participating in industry, client, and community relations to enhance and promote Gracorp.
  • Help execute the sales, lease-up, or divestiture of fully developed assets.





  • A post-secondary degree is required; an MBA or education in project management, real estate, engineering, law, or finance is preferred.
  • 5+ years of relevant and progressive real estate development experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in a Development Manager role.
  • Experience managing or being directly involved with the management of the full-cycle of successful development projects.



If this sounds like you, then Graham may be the right fit. Apply today.


Gracorp is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Gracorp does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.


No unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.



The Graham Advantage

• We are one of North America’s largest General Contractors

• Graham is 100% employee owned

• We champion development of our employees, including having accredited PMP and Gold Seal training available in-house

• We have a balanced portfolio of exciting, challenging, and career-defining projects

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