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National Development is one of Boston’s leading real estate operators and developers. Since 1983, National Development has developed over 28 million square feet in over 45 communities throughout the region. In addition, the firm manages over nine million square feet of commercial and residential property. National Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, including medical, flexible spending, disability and life insurance, and a 401(K) Retirement Plan. Unless otherwise noted, please forward resume to or fax to 617-663-6038.

Development Project Coordinator — Main Office, Newton


The Project Coordinator provides support to assigned Project Managers in the process of project development from beginning to end. Support entails project facilitation as well as general administrative duties. The Project Coordinator will assist other support roles and non-assigned Project Managers as needed.

Essential Functions:

Assist with building permits, including preparing applications and putting together packages for cities/towns.
Research town websites for any information needed (i.e. tax information, permit fees, abutters, GIS maps, zoning bylaws as they pertain to permitting).
Work with utility companies to prepare work orders, track meters and account numbers, and file permits with EPA/DEP.
Organize Operations & Maintenance manuals for completed projects.
Update permitting binders and electronic files.
Maintain contact lists, abutters, interest groups and officials.
File paperwork and manage phone lines.
Facilitate calendar management.
Follow-up with banks and lenders to monitor requisitions.


Works well under pressure.
Able to successfully balance responsibilities between several managers and ensure all work is executed to its full completion.
Takes initiative to problem solve and research answers independently.
Able to anticipate things ahead of time in order to provide Project Managers with necessary materials.

Required Education and Experience

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Familiarity with legal documents (leases, abstracting).

Preferred Education and Experience

Photoshop knowledge helpful.
Some knowledge of construction and development and industry terminology.
Some experience working with construction plans.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice


The Opportunity:

National Development is seeking a Tenant Coordinator for Longwood Center in Boston, MA. Ideal candidate will be able to work independently and have a strong ability to multi-task and problem solve. This role must be capable of managing multiple tasks and responsibilities, with a focus on superior tenant and building customer service, which requires excellent written and verbal communication skills.

As a Tenant Coordinator, your primary responsibilities include:

Assist Property Management staff to ensure that members of the building management team are responsive to tenants and ownership and work to establish and maintain close relationships with all

Assist with the management/administrative demands of the building management office, including but not limited to, lease administration, reporting, filing, organizing and maintaining the office supply inventory

Provide prompt response to Tenant questions, including maintenance complaints, etc. and keep Property Manager informed of service issues

Support Property Manager in the logistics and execution of Tenant events

Review Tenant aging reports, coordinate with Property Manager on collection status and alert Property Manager of any possible default situations

Support Property Manager on coding/submitting vendor invoices to Accounts Payable

Manage Certificate of Insurance (COI) database for Tenants, Vendors, and others performing work on site and ensure that COIs are current and limits meet building requirements

Manage vendor contract database and ensure that service contracts are current. Collect new vendor information including COIs and W-9’s and ensure that vendors are set-up

Set up and maintenance of building information in building work order system

You Create Value by:

Being dedication to our Tenants and Owners – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any building-related issues, and strive to create extraordinary experience

Being dedicated to National Development – striving to exceed the annual business plan goals, proactively manage issues, maintain a positive attitude and proudly represent National Development’s professionalism and values

Being dedicated to your team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade”

What You Bring to Us:

1 to 3 years of experience
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Self-motivated, independent individual desired
Client service oriented attitude
Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
Desire to pursue career in commercial real estate industry
Working knowledge in the field of property management and/or real estate preferred
Experience in Angus, Kardin and MRI a plus

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