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Skanska Development Associate in Seattle, Washington

Development Associate

Requisition ID : SKA000DPO

Who you are…

The Development Associate is a hands-on, curious, team-oriented, early-career real estate professional who has a theoretical understanding of the full range of commercial office, mixed-use and/or multifamily activities.

What you’ll do…

  • Represent Skanska and act as a good example, both internally and externally, in accordance with the values, ethical guidelines, and management systems of the organization.

  • Work within a team to realize the development vision established for the project.

  • Provide support:

  • in the coordination of individual multi-discipline projects in a broad range of activities from acquisition to fulfillment of project execution, through the disposition of the asset.

  • to projects and the local office by acquiring, analyzing, developing, and presenting extensive market research.

  • to a project team in coordination with external parties including consultants, civic and governmental authorities, and public stakeholders.

  • Work under the leadership of a Manager, Sr. Manager, or Director in a project team from conceptual design through project execution including:

  • Financial analysis related to leasing, acquisition, and divestment.

  • Establishment and management of consultant contracts, and management/coordination of construction general contractor.

  • Creation and regular reporting of project budget and cost projections.

  • Assist in the marketing & leasing efforts associated with the project, including pitches, presentations, tenant tours, lease execution and administration, and tenant administration, etc.

  • Work collaboratively and transparently with Skanska USA Building as a construction partner.

Your characteristics include...

  • Creative, curious, and quick to adapt with strong project management skills

  • Self-starter, who is passionate about real estate development

  • An authentic appreciation for and alignment with Skansksa’s Purpose and Values, including honesty, responsibility, integrity, and fulfillment of commitments

  • Respect and encouragement of viewpoints of those from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, religions, and lifestyles to build collaborative relationships and communicate effectively

  • Demonstrated digital fluency, showing the ability to maximize new and emerging technologies in order to work, learn and live in a digital society

  • Highly organized and proactive with the ability to fulfill commitments

  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships to work effectively with others in a team setting

  • Emerging leadership qualities and skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and outstanding written & oral communication skills

  • A willingness to attend public hearings, meetings, and social events outside of normal business hours

Qualifications we seek...

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 2 -5 years of experience in the real estate development or a related industry

  • Financial and analytical acumen with Microsoft Excel and Argus

  • Ability to read and comprehend proposals, architectural concepts and drawings, contracts, consultant proposals/agreements, and government regulations

  • A general understanding of financial underwriting of real estate assets and development project

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to present information and respond to questions/inquiries from senior staff, peers, business associates, and the general public

  • Theoretical background with experience in some parts of the commercial investment and development process, such as:

  • Land acquisition and sourcing

  • Feasibility studies

  • Financial analysis and budgeting

  • Entitlements and zoning

  • Project valuation and finance

  • Architectural design and construction management

  • Leasing, marketing, and public relations

  • Basic knowledge of cost control processes, real estate funding, and project reporting

  • Sustainable building concepts


Bachelor's Degree from four-year college or university minimum, MBA or Master’s Degree in related fields preferred.

Developing Your Career at Skanska, You Will:

  • Contribute to a sustainable future improving the lives of people, communities and companies;

  • Collaborate in an open culture where sound values and dedicated people come together for greater results;

  • Thrive in a people-driven international company with countless opportunities to learn and grow.

Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age.

Job Project Development (infrastructure, commercial, residential)

Primary Location US-WA-Seattle

Organization Skanska USA Commercial Development Inc.

Employee Status Regular/Permanent

Please apply before : Oct 2, 2022, 11:59:00 PM