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Company: JBG SMITH
Location: Bethesda, MD
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Construction, Housing, Real Estate



JBG SMITH owns, operates, develops, and invests in a portfolio of over 20 million square feet—with another 18 million square feet in our development pipeline—all concentrated in attractive submarkets in the Washington, DC region. Our creativity and scale enable us to be more than owners—we are placemakers who shape inspiring and engaging places, which we believe create value and have a positive impact in every community we touch.


From asset management and development to property operations and leasing, every decision we make at every property aligns with our overarching disciplined strategy of fostering growth and working to maximize value. Our culture of quality and customer service is entirely focused on ensuring that we serve our key customers: satisfied tenants and residents.


We are determined, innovative, competitive, and laser-focused. Our consensus-driven culture is rooted in collaboration and participation—inspiring innovation from every corner of our company. And we recognize and reward performance at all levels. As a result, our company is a magnet for top-tier talent, which we believe ensures a bright and prosperous future for our employees and our company.


We are seeking eager, driven and determined real-estate professionals with proven excellence in quantitative, analytical, composition, and communication skills. This position will assist the Development Manager(s) and the larger Development Team in all aspects of the development process of complex urban projects, including acquisition, financing, zoning/entitlements, design, permitting, construction, leasing, delivery and disposition. Senior Development Analysts are largely responsible for the daily operation and advancement of development projects. In particular, Senior Development Analysts must have superior time management and problem solving abilities. Accordingly, Senior Analysts will encounter a variety of roles ranging from high-level decision making to maintaining detailed project coordination and organization.   


  • Actively participate in day-to-day project management;
  • Manage day-to-day communication and coordination with architects, engineers and consultants;
  • Coordinate and participate in design and construction meetings;
  • Prepare monthly draw packages (equity and debt), which includes invoice processing, budget tracking and monthly reporting updates to project owners and lenders;
  • Review general contractor and consultant invoices for accuracy and compare to applicable proposals/contracts;
  • Create and maintain basic financial analyses to assist with project decision making;
  • Provide direction, with Development Manager review, to financial analysts on input assumptions and general updates to project proforma models;
  • Prepare investor and internal reporting;
  • Assist in RFP and contracting process for architects, engineers, contractors, and other outside consultants;
  • Coordinate and attend meetings with regulatory and permit officials to complete entitlements and permits;
  • Support efforts of major financing events for projects as they commence construction; and
  • Track project schedules and monitor progress and delays.


As a condition of employment, all external candidates must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated from COVID-19 as of your first day of employment, unless a request for an accommodation had been approved.  Fully vaccinated means two weeks has passed since the last dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose shot.

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field;
  • 2 – 4 years of related real estate or project management experience;
  • Passion for real estate development;
  • Ability to work independently and lead portions of a project to leverage Development Manager's time;
  • Knowledge of development fundamentals; including the process, economics, design, financing, permitting, construction, and project management;
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail, critical thinking skills, confidentiality, integrity, and the ability to maintain a high level of professionalism in a fast-paced dynamic environment; and
  • Strong financial, entrepreneurial, communication, organizational, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.


JBG SMITH is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected class, in accordance with applicable law.


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