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Our employees are driven to do well. They work hard, not only to build Cedar Realty Trust into a world-class organization, but to connect with each other and establish meaningful careers in the process. Consider a job in commercial real estate with Team Cedar, and take a look at our available listings below.




Associate, Development Asset Management

Port Washington NY Learn More

Summary: Cedar Realty Trust currently has an outstanding career opportunity for an Associate to work in the Development Asset Management group. The analyst will be involved in all facets of asset management and be responsible for asset management, forecasting and analysis for several redevelopment properties. This is a terrific opportunity to have ownership of the management and financial analysis of a portfolio of retail assets undergoing redevelopment. This position will report to the VP of Asset Management with a lot of day to day interaction with the VP of Development and Chief Operating Officer.

Specific Responsibilities:  

  • Develop financial models and analyses, including discounted cash flows, IRR analysis, NPV analysis, for each asset utilizing Microsoft Excel and Argus
  • Perform development analysis on various scenarios
  • Prepare property budgets, annual business plans, quarterly reforecasts and variance analyses
  • Calculate development returns
  • Asset manage a portfolio of 5 – 6 redevelopment assets to ensure ultimate value creation
  • Manage third party development partners
  • Incorporate residential, office and other uses into project financials and returns
  • Review and approve proposed lease deals
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements
  • Develop a working knowledge of leases, partnership agreements and other agreements for general responsibilities
  • Update and maintain all Argus models
  • Act as a liaison to other departments within the Company
  • Interact with internal systems and software to effectuate daily responsibilities

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of work experience as an asset management analyst at a public or private real estate company, investment firm or in a related industry; retail experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance, real estate, accounting, or related field
  • Understanding of real estate fundamentals, financial principles and basic capital structures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Argus
  • Outstanding quantitative and analytical skills, keen attention to detail
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
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Director, Development

Sewell or Port Washington NJ or NY Learn More

Summary: Cedar Realty Trust, a publicly traded REIT that owns, develops and operates retail shopping centers, is seeking a Director, Development to lead its development/redevelopment projects throughout its portfolio. The successful candidate will rely on extensive experience, creativity, intuition, work ethic and exhibit judgment to plan and accomplish an array of goals to take the projects from conception to stabilization. This position will directly manage the Project Consultant team to craft the vision and strategy for the project, and will work collaboratively with internal departments (Leasing, Construction, Asset Management, Property Management, Legal, & Accounting). This position will report to the VP, Development and will be based in Cedar’s Port Washington, NY or Philadelphia, PA Office, however travel may be required.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Analyze valuation models and development scenarios for new and existing assets in conjunction with preparation of the strategic plan for individual assets
  • Ensure departmental and corporate guidelines are followed
  • Accountable for strict adherence to project budget, schedule and quality
  • Oversee municipal approval of specific projects
  • Research municipal requirement (i.e. zoning, land use etc.) and timing for new development/redevelopment opportunities
  • Develop network of contacts for local jurisdiction where Cedar has development assets
  • Prepare permit/submittal applications with required documentation for site/civil/building permits and process through receipt of permits
  • Attend community/township meetings to present the project’s program and represent the company’s interests
  • Oversee and coordinate the Design / Consultant team for development projects
  • Review Construction documentation, bid documents, project specifications to fully understand the project scope of work
  • Review General Contractor bid submittals with Construction Team
  • Work closely with Construction director on value engineering opportunities
  • Nurture new and existing retailers through the project
  • Work with leasing team to develop merchandising strategy and plan
  • Review change requests in project scope and make recommendation to management


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Real Estate or Business Related Field preferred
  • A Minimum of 7-10 years relevant working experience

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Must take initiative and have a commitment to push for results in a fast paced environment with direct accountability for budget, schedule and quality
  • Must possess a strong professional work ethic with excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • Must have experience with zoning, entitlements and land use issues
  • Ability to manage and evaluate multiple project simultaneously
  • Strong leadership skills demonstrated in the ability to lead a group of people toward a common goal
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills
  • A history of working effectively with contractors and sub-contractors responsible for completing various phases of development projects
  • Must accept responsibilities and be held accountable for deliverables
  • Strong background in cost estimating
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs; Word, Excel and Project
  • The ability to travel is required


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Director, Construction

Sewell or Port Washington NJ or NY Learn More


Cedar is seeking a Director of Construction who will report directly to the Senior Vice President, Development and Construction and will be responsible primarily for major development & redevelopment projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage Cedar’s construction activity relative to selected key projects, including design development, preconstruction due diligence, contractor selection and qualification, bid/award or GMP negotiation, construction administration and project close-out
  • Interface directly with internal and external stakeholders to define project requirements and constraints and obtain input on design and budgets
  • Coordinate with Leasing representatives and Tenants during lease negotiation process, develop and compile all documents (work letters, budgets, lease exhibits) for completion
  • Oversee the development of all design work from schematic concept to CD’s to insure that company and project-specific budgetary and quality goals and standards are met
  • Identify and pre-qualify the strongest GC’s or CM’s in the market for each prospective project
  • Oversees competitive bid or GMP award process, works with SVP and legal to prepare and execute contract agreements, and maintains ultimate responsibility for construction budgets and schedules
  • Build and maintain relationships with tenants’ construction & development team
  • Prepare and present monthly Development/Construction reports to Executive team
  • Efficiently and productively plan, organize, budget, schedule and execute assigned tasks; manage multiple assignments and priorities; develop contingency plans and adapt quickly to changing circumstances and priorities

Job Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience within the retail and/or construction industry in a position closely matching the job description above
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction.
  • A verifiable track record of successful management of significant retail projects. Familiarity with and expertise in mixed use projects, particularly retail with residential and/or office components, is highly desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, high integrity and ethical standards
  • Exercise independent judgment and discretion and perform under heavy time and workload pressure when necessary
  • Strong conceptual estimating & budgeting skills are necessary, as well as a thorough grasp of contractor selection, bid processes, and management of multiple active construction projects
  • Demonstrated ability to perform a full range of project management duties with limited direct supervision
  • Must be capable of managing and delivering multiple projects within budget and on schedule concurrently.
  • Willingness and ability to travel as required and participate in an open, “team” oriented work atmosphere
  • Solid experience reading and critically evaluating construction documents, preparing Landlord scope of work, and understanding of retail lease document development is required
  • Demonstrated expertise in Outlook, Excel, Word, and Microsoft Project. Understanding of typical “Job Cost” systems is also important
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