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There’s a reason why National Development was named a 2019 Best Place to Work by Boston Business Journal. Our employees love it here. And what makes us so special? We create an environment where everyone can grow and thrive. We go the extra mile for our partners, clients and each other. We lean into the challenge. Above all, we keep our core values at the forefront of everything we do — open communication, entrepreneurial spirit, diversity, commitment to giving back, building sustainable communities, and integrity in all interpersonal and business interactions. If you share that same passion and commitment, then we’d love to get to know you. National Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package.


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    Boston, MA

    Property Administrator

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development is seeking a Property Administrator for portfolio of buildings managed from our Longwood Center management office 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 Property Administrator, 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 – 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

    What We Bring to You:
    National Development offers a wide range of insurance options, programs and benefits that let you and your family be healthy and plan for the future. Including:

    • Comprehensive and affordable health plans
    • Life insurance
    • Employee wellness incentives
    • Company-matched 401K

    We want our team members to be happy and healthy, both personally and professionally. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters, health, and wellness.

    National Development is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

    Newton Lower Falls, MA

    Property Administrator

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development is seeking a Property Administrator for portfolio of buildings managed from our corporate management office in Newton Lower Falls, 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 Property Administrator, 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 – 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

    What We Bring to You:
    National Development offers a wide range of insurance options, programs and benefits that let you and your family be healthy and plan for the future. Including:

    • Comprehensive and affordable health plans
    • Life insurance
    • Employee wellness incentives
    • Company-matched 401K

    We want our team members to be happy and healthy, both personally and professionally. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters, health, and wellness.

    National Development is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

    Medford, MA

    Painter & Maintenance Technician at Station Landing

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    The Opportunity:
    National Development is looking for a Painter and Maintenance Technician with 2 years’ maintenance experience for Station Landing apartments located in Medford. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for people, apartment living, and creating a sense of community among residents and team members. As a member of our team, you will instill a sense of National Development pride in everyone that you interact with.

    As Painter, your primary responsibilities include:
    All painting needs within the common areas as well as apartment turnovers. Must have painting professional experience.

    As Maintenance Technician, your primary responsibilities include:
    This position requires an individual who is dependable, motivated, organized and understands that the residents are the center of the apartment community.

    • Proficient in assessing repair issues which include electrical, plumbing, HVAC and appliances
    • Effectively handle resident service requests and work orders within 24 hours
    • Excellent customer service skills are required
    • Respond to on-call emergencies after hours and on weekends, every 3rd week, as rotation requires
    • Ensure all apartment make-ready repairs and services (painting and cleaning) are completed on schedule
    • Work closely with office staff, vendors and contractors on a daily basis
    • Perform preventive maintenance
    • Utilize Yardi work order system
    • Perform daily inspections of building, common areas and grounds
    • Organization of maintenance shop and stock control
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills are mandatory

    You Create Value by:

    • Being dedicated to our residents – working to exceed their expectations and strive to create extraordinary experience
    • 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:

    • 2+ years experience in maintenance technician
    • Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems
    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

    What We Bring You:
    National Development offers a wide range of insurance options, programs and benefits that let you and your family be healthy and plan for the future. Including:

    • Comprehensive and affordable health plans
    • Life insurance
    • Employee wellness incentives
    • Company-matched 401K

    We want our team members to be happy and healthy, both personally and professionally. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters and health and wellness.

    National Development is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Apply Now

    Burlington, MA

    Maintenance Technician at Seven Springs Apartments

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development is looking for a full-time Maintenance Technician at Seven Springs Apartments located in Burlington, MA.  The ideal candidate must be skilled in all areas of general maintenance and must be able to perform physical maintenance operations of the property.  

    As a Maintenance Technician, your primary responsibilities include:

    • Reliably handle emergency situations. Excellent communication and organizational skills are mandatory
    • Maintain the interior and exterior physical condition of the assigned property in a professional manner
    • Assist Maintenance Manager in the performance of all maintenance duties
    • Regularly care for buildings and grounds as needed

    You Create Value by:

    • Being dedicated to our residents – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any maintenance-related issues, perform work orders in a timely manner, and maintain the property to National Development’s high standards
    • Being dedicated to National Development – striving to exceed expectations,
    • 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:

    • Experience in property management
    • Skilled in all areas of maintenance
    • Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems
    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

    What We Bring You:

    National Development offers a wide range of insurance options, programs and benefits that let you and your family be healthy and plan for the future. Including:

    • Comprehensive and affordable health plans
    • Life insurance
    • Employee wellness incentives
    • Company-matched 401K

    We want our team members to be happy and healthy, both personally and professionally. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters and health and wellness.

    National Development is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now