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Development Intern (Summer 2020)
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Job Description

Primary Purpose of Position:

Assist Project Managers with the coordination of all aspects of commercial real estate development projects and complete certain assignments as determined by the Boston Region Development Team.

Essential Functions:

Assist one or more Project Managers in coordinating the development process for a property or properties under development. Depending on the stage(s) of the project(s), activities may include assisting a Project Manager with the following:

* Creation or maintenance of a project development schedule.
* Preparation of budget models for acquisition or development.
* Assistance with the due diligence process for an acquisition.
* Participation in design meetings with the architects and engineers.
* Negotiation of project legal documents and contracts.
* Participation in marketing/leasing strategy sessions.
* Negotiation of lease documents.
* Attendance at Tenant meetings.
* Participation in pricing exercises with the general contractor.
* Attendance at weekly construction progress meetings.
* Assist Project Manager(s) in coordinating the interface between the leasing, legal, construction and property management groups within Boston Properties and with outside consultants. Gain exposure to these internal departments and understand their roles and contributions to the development process.

Example Projects in the Boston Region include:

* The Hub on Causeway
* 325 Main Street
* Back Bay/South End Gateway

Non-Essential Functions:

* Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree required.
* Currently enrolled in a Master's degree program in Business Administration, Real Estate, or a related field.
* 2 to 5 years of real estate or related project management experience preferred.
* Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to produce quality work in a consistent manner.
* Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
* Adaptability to changing demands.
* Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while under pressure.
* Ability to interact with coworkers, contractors, tenants, and/or vendors in an articulate, courteous, and business-like manner at all times.
* Results orientated.
* Self-motivated with the ability to work independently or to work as part of a team.
* Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.
* Proficiency in financial modeling, design software (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Bluebeam Revu, AutoCAD, etc.), and/or ability to interpret and markup construction drawings preferred, but not required.

Physical Requirements:

* Involves work of a general office nature usually performed sitting such as operation of a computer.
* Involves work of a general office nature usually performed standing such as operation of a printer.
* Involves movement between departments to facilitate work.
* Involves work such as tours throughout property portfolio, including to construction sites, usually performed by walking and by climbing stairs.
* May be occasionally required to move/lift up to 25 lbs.

Internal and External Contacts:

* This position will communicate regularly with various Boston Properties employees and vendors.

Reporting Structure:

* This position supports the Project Managers, who provide assignments, supervision, and guidance, and who coordinates, evaluates and monitors work performance on a periodic basis.
* This position directly reports to the Senior Vice President, Development.


Boston Properties Limited Partnership (BPLP) is a full-service real estate company with in-house expertise and resources in acquisitions, development, financing, capital markets, construction management, property management, marketing, leasing, accounting, tax and legal services. The Company's properties are concentrated in five markets: Boston, Washington, District of Columbia (D.C.), midtown Manhattan, San Francisco and Princeton, New Jersey. At December 31, 2007, BPLP owned or had interests in 139 properties, totaling approximately 33.9 million net rentable square feet and structured parking for vehicles containing approximately 9.9 million square feet. The Company owns all of its properties and conducts operations through its sole general partner, Boston Properties, Inc. On June 9, 2008, the Company completed the acquisition of the General Motors Building in New York City from affiliates of Macklowe Properties.