• Real Estate Manager, Construction Specialist

    Location US-MA-Waltham
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  • Overview - External

    Hobbs Brook Management LLC, has been a pioneer in the development of premier office space in the Boston suburbs since 1952. We believe the most valuable thing we develop isn’t a building. It’s a relationship. As both an owner and operator, Hobbs Brook Management is committed to providing its tenants, their employees and customers with a reliable and fully functional business environment. For more information about Hobbs Brook Management, please visit www.hobbsbrook.com. Hobbs Brook Management is the real estate division of FM Global.

    Responsibilities - External

    Manages multiple real estate development assignments including construction, expansion and relocation of FM Global corporate and field offices worldwide. Oversees from the ground up investment in real estate construction, repositioning of real estate assets, tenant improvement projects, major repairs and life cycle building system replacements from project inception to completion as assigned by the Principal Architect.


    Project management tasks performed include: project consultant management, project scope development, project budget control, project schedule management, design and construction oversight, project regulatory approval, client management, request for proposal creation, vendor selection, invoice and payment requisition review and processing, contract administration and other identified project-specific management tasks.

    Qualifications - External

    • BS in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management
    • 10+ years of project management experience for large real estate development projects
    • Ability and experience to manage projects in excess of $150 million in value
    • Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and applications of contract administration and project management of several time sensitive projects
    • Complete understanding of AIA construction documents
    • Client Interface and Project Team Relationship Management
    • Experience with budget, milestone, schedule management
    • Request for proposal generation, interviewing, analysis and recommendations of project team assembly
    • Contractor bid analysis
    • Ability to read, understand and develop construction drawings and specifications.
    • Analyze and negotiate change orders
    • Working knowledge of professional architectural software including MS Project, Adobe Acrobat and AutoCAD
    • Understanding of legal issues surrounding basic lease language
    • Excellent communications skills
    • Knowledge of commercial lease terms and clauses
    • Fully capable in Word and Excel