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The fundamental process of every development... The field of construction specializes in all the in and outs of operations in the actual construction of the real estate and will involve in personnel management at the site. For example, the work will relate to ensuring that materials are delivered according to schedule and that all required tools are available on the work site. This leads to the administration of the construction budget while requesting any needed work order changes and make decisions as to building practices in compliance with building codes. Positions in this field can also be responsible for meeting with consultants, clients, engineers and inspectors to ensure a smooth construction process. They will be highly involved in the day-to-day activities at the construction sites during the construction phase and will work closely with project managers.

Role / Company Location Posted
Senior Project Manager - ConstructionNFI Industries Camden, NJ Aug 2, 2021
Director of ConstructionUnited Global Development Corp ( New York, NY Jul 27, 2021
Sr. Project ManagerRockefeller Group Atlanta, GA Jul 23, 2021
Senior Construction Services ManagerEquity Residential Los Angeles, CA Jul 19, 2021
Project ManagerAscentia Real Estate Holding Company, LLC San Antonio, TX Jul 15, 2021
Construction ManagerMIG Real Estate Denver, CO Jul 14, 2021
AVP Acquisitions - Industrial Real Estate - Market LeaderRexford Industrial Los Angeles, CA Jul 13, 2021
Snr. Real Estate UnderwriterRexford Industrial Los Angeles, CA Jul 13, 2021
Due Diligence Transaction ManagerRexford Industrial Los Angeles, CA Jul 13, 2021
Director - Construction (SoCal)LivCor, LLC CA Jul 7, 2021



Looking to the future

Construction managers will always be in need in the future as a fundamental aspect of real estate development or redevelopments as an essential supervisor of the everyday construction process. As construction technologies advance, it is useful for construction managers to familiarize themselves with new techniques to ensure a continual smooth construction phase. It is also good to note that new construction can be heavily dependent on the real estate market. As new supply of real estate begin to saturate, developers might halt their activities depending on the sales they can get at completion of the construction, which, depends on where the real estate cycle is at any given point in time.

 
Construction

Skills Required

  • Effective Communication
  • Organization
  • Budgeting Skills
  • Leadership and Management
  • Microsoft Project, Primavera

Professional Reading and Resources


  • "Development Magazine"
  • "CM eJournal"
  • "CM Advisor"
  • "Construction Executive"
  • "Constructor Magazine"

Industry Qualifications


  • Bachelors Degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Business, Real Estate
  • Masters Degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Real Estate
  • CCM: Certified Construction Manager designation from the Construction Manager Certification Institute
  • CDP: Certified Development, Design, and Construction Professional by ICSC
  • LEED AP: LEED Accredited Professional designation from the USGBC

Top Companies


  • Bechtel
  • Fluor Corporation
  • The Turner Corporation
  • CB&I LLC
  • AECOM