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Development Manager

Irvine, California
29 Jul 2022

Link Logistics Real Estate ( Link ) is a leading national owner of last-mile logistics real estate designed to meet the needs of the modern supply chain. The Company, established in 2019 by Blackstone, operates the largest portfolio of logistics real estate assets located exclusively in the U.S. and serves more than 7,000 customers. The Company owns, has interests in, or has under development logistics facilities across key distribution markets in the U.S. that will represent a total of 559 million square feet (488 million square feet at pro rata share) when completed. Link has the scale, geographic footprint and logistics expertise, as well as a heightened focus on sustainability to power the supply chain of tomorrow.

Blackstone is a global leader in real estate investing. Blackstone's real estate business was founded in 1991 and has $915 billion in assets under management. The company is one of the world's largest property owners, owning and operating assets across every major geography and sector, including logistics, multifamily, and single-family housing, office, hospitality, and retail.

The Project Manager, Development - Irvine will assist in managing multiple industrial developments from land entitlement through vertical development in the Irvine market.


  • Report, track and manage key contract milestones to achieve Link development objectives
  • Develop and manage project budgets, prepare RFP's, development schedules and bids as needed for contractor selections and contracts
  • Collaborate with finance team to ensure accurate cost analysis and underwriting of projects
  • Consensus builder possessing the ability to work in a team environment managing projects and influencing other professionals
  • Source, engage and manage third party consultants- planners, surveyors, engineers, and architects
  • Demonstrate strong technical skillset with working knowledge of local industrial market, best management practices and market pricing
  • Support and collaborate as needed with Link outside development partners including construction managers, fee developers and joint venture partners
  • Monitor construction progress and project conformance with the design plans
  • Assist with communication and correspondence with local government officials as required to achieve Link development objectives
  • Participate in the preparation and implementation of departmental strategic initiatives
  • Timely and transparent communication of any change orders and/or any items that may affect timing, performance, or cost of a project
  • Assist in the pursuit of new land and potential developments including the development of project budgets, schedules, and other technical-related advisement


  • Bachelor's Degree (Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or similar technical degree)
  • 3-5 years of experience in Development/Construction
  • Located in or willing to relocate to the Irvine area
  • Must be a strong self-starter with a high level of drive and functions best with a broadly defined position and goals
  • Must have strong analytical ability
  • Must have strong organizational skills and be detailed oriented
  • Must have strong leadership skills including initiative and drive
  • Must have exceptional work ethic
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills

EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email employment@

Covid Policy

Link complies with all applicable employment and other laws. At request of many of its customers and on recommendation of public health authorities, Link seeks to hire employees who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as defined by the CDC, and requires proof of vaccination status as a condition to employment subject to applicable federal, state, and local legal requirements. Applicants and employees may request an accommodation for an exemption from the vaccination requirement if available under applicable law, including for persons with disabilities, medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs or any other basis required under federal, state, or local law.

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  • Job Reference: 670902847-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Link Logistics Real Estate
  • Location: Irvine, California
  • Salary: On Application