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Property Development Manager

Real Estate Developer, Property Developer

A Property Development Manager is the veritable leader in a property development programme. They are present at every stage of the project, from the purchase of the site to the sale of the property, including financing, design and building. They are industry professionals with many and varied responsibilities.


  • They identify and purchase building sites; they then determine a suitable building project.

  • They study the feasibility of the project and seek funding.

  • They work with architects on the plans and oversee the project in order to market a high-quality product to clients.

  • They prepare tenders in order to identify the contractors to construct the future buildings.

  • They are responsible for managing the technical, administrative and financial aspects of the property development project, for ensuring that the site is managed in accordance with current regulations and that deadlines are met.

Required skills

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong sense of practicality
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Rigour
  • Good technical skills
  • Physical stamina
  • Resistance to stress

What you need to learn/master

  • Real estate law
  • Construction law
  • General management
  • Project management

Career opportunities and progression

  • This property specialist may work for a construction company or on a freelance basis.
  • They may also set up their own development company.

Qualification requirements

5 years of post-High School education


Junior: €25,000 - €35,000

Experienced: up to €60,000