Director of Real Estate

    Urban Edge
    September 7, 2023
    1542 Columbus Ave, Boston


    Urban Edge is seeking a Director of Real Estate. We are looking for an individual with deep real estate development knowledge, who is mission driven and entrepreneurial.

    We are one of the largest not-for-profit community development corporations in Massachusetts, located where Boston’s Latin Quarter meets its historic African American neighborhood, at the crossroads of Jamaica Plain and Roxbury, in Jackson Square.

    Urban Edge has a 2023 annual operating budget of over $6.0 million, and we employ a staff of over 30. We have developed over 1,500 units of affordable housing and maintain a portfolio of over 1,400 units. Residents of our housing and our community are diverse and multilingual. In 2023, we anticipate serving more than 2,500 families.

    Our ideal candidate will enthusiastically seek new development opportunities to meet Urban Edge's standards for innovation and excellence. They will be capable of managing multiple, complex real estate transactions. They will facilitate a team approach and have experience working in a diverse multi-cultural, mixed income community.

    Our salary range for this position is $150,000 to $180,000 depending on qualifications and experience. We offer an excellent benefit package. See for a full position description and to apply.

    Lillian M. Ortiz is the managing editor of Shelterforce.