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Real Estate Manager - City of New Westminster

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Province: New Westminster, British Columbia
Position: Real Estate Manager
Deadline: July 17, 2024
Posted: June 3, 2024

Job Description / Duties

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Civic Buildings and Properties, this key position will be tasked with standing up this new internal service, establishing a work plan and proposed structure, while actively managing the provision of professional real estate services and serving as the City’s liaison for leased spaces, and initiating work on a Strategic Land Management Strategy for the City. The Real Estate Manager will provide advice to Council, the Senior Management Team, and staff, while acting as a key resource in real estate appraisal and other real estate transactions. The manager will oversee acquisitions, disposal, and ongoing management of the City’s real estate interests and rights, which includes property owner and tenant rights and obligations. This role will also be required to effectively minimize expenses, liability, and risk, while optimizing revenue and opportunities for the City.

Qualifications / Required Skills

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and dynamic leader who will be instrumental in leading the City’s growing Real Estate and Property Management portfolio. The preferred candidate will bring experience in project management and/or land development. The preferred candidate will have minimum of five (5) years of progressive related experience in property negotiations and complex real property transactions, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. This position requires proven ability to understand and interpret land-use documents, regulations, legislation, municipal bylaws, federal and provincial guidelines, and policies.

Additional Information

The salary for this position is $145,987 - $160,838 annually, plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Salary: $145,987 - $160,838

Contact Information

Should you be interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with the City of New Westminster, please contact Harbour West Consulting at 604-998-4032 or forward your resume, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to

Employer Profile

New Westminster is on the unceded and unsurrendered land of the Halq'eméylem-speaking peoples. It is acknowledged by the city that colonialism has made their histories and connections to the land invisible. We are learning and building relationships with the people whose lands we are on.
As a central hub in the Metro Vancouver area, the City of New Westminster delivers a broad spectrum of urban services to over 85,000 residents. New Westminster is a city rich in history with a viable and thriving economy, has a population representative of the diversity of the region, and is staffed by talented and dedicated employees who work together to achieve its strategic vision. The City of New Westminster has earned a proud reputation for civic leadership, service delivery, and outstanding employee relations.