Development Associate

915 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017, USA Req #258
Wednesday, July 6, 2022

About the Company:

Regency Centers Corporation (Nasdaq: REG)Regency Centers is a preeminent national owner, operator, and developer of shopping centers located in suburban trade areas with compelling demographics. Our portfolio includes thriving properties merchandised with highly productive grocers, restaurants, service providers, and best-in-class retailers that connect to their neighborhoods, communities, and customers. Operating as a fully integrated real estate company, Regency Centers is a qualified real estate investment trust (REIT) that is self-administered, self-managed, and an S&P 500 Index member. For more information, please visit

About this Opportunity:

Regency Centers is seeking a Development Associate to join our regional office located in Los Angeles, California. The Development Associate will assist the Investments team in all aspects of the development process of complex retail or mixed-use projects, including the acquisition, entitlements, design, permitting, construction, leasing, and project stabilization. This individual will be largely responsible for the daily operation and advancement of development projects, handling a variety of tasks ranging from high-level decision making to maintaining detailed project coordination and organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, attend, and actively participate in internal team meetings as well as external tenant, city, design, and construction meetings.
  • Take meeting minutes and proactively initiate next steps to keep projects on task.
  • Assist in obtaining project entitlements and permits including attending City/County staff meetings, creating presentations, and tracking conditions of approval.
  • Act as a liaison between the Construction and Financial Services teams to track project budgets and schedules.
  • Work with Financial Services to keep financial models up to date.
  • Perform market analysis including rent and sales comps, zoning analysis, and feasibility studies.
  • Prepare presentations/exhibits to assist in project leasing efforts.



  • Demonstrated passion for real estate development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Finance, Real Estate, Architecture, Urban Planning, or related field from an accredited institution
  • At least one (1) year of full-time experience working in real estate
  • Intermediate level proficiency or higher with current Microsoft Office products including MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Real Estate Development or courses taken in Real Estate Finance, Design, and Development
  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience working in commercial real estate with an emphasis on investments, brokerage, or development
  • Experience working as a real estate analyst
  • Strong financial, problem-solving, and entrepreneurial skills
  • Knowledge of development fundamentals; including the entitlement process, underwriting, design, permitting, construction, and project management.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Collaborative yet also able to work independently and lead portions of a project
  • Strong attention to detail with solid time management and organizational skills, possessing a sense of urgency and ability to prioritize and re-prioritize as needed
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills including capability of precise written and verbal communication
  • Operates with integrity and able to maintain high level of professionalism


We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive compensation and benefits package includes a 401(k) profit sharing plan with company match, medical insurance with prescription drug coverage, dental insurance including coverage for orthodontics, vision insurance, an incentive-based wellness program, flexible spending accounts, paid parental leave and compassion leave, company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, company-paid life insurance, educational assistance, matching charitable gifts, flexible paid time off, and paid holidays.

*Regency Centers is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or protected veteran status. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation. Regency Centers is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screening is required. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search.

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  • 915 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017, USA