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There’s a reason why National Development was named a “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. 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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    Allston, MA

    Maintenance Technician, E3 Apartments

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development is looking for a full-time Maintenance Technician at the E3 / Green District Apartments, our apartment community located in Allston, 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:

    • Perform work orders in a timely manner and communicate the status of the work order to residents and the management office
    • Reliably handle emergency situations. Routine on-call is required
    • Take initiative to maintain the interior and exterior physical condition of the property in a professional manner
    • Assist Maintenance Manager in the performance of all maintenance duties


    You Create Value by:

    • Being dedicated to our residents – working to exceed their expectations and going above and beyond to resolve any maintenance-related issues
    • Being deicated to National Development – always taking initiative and striving to exceed expectations
    • Being a team player – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “above or below your pay grade.”


    What You Bring to Us:

    • Experience in property management (preferably residential)
    • Skilled in all areas of maintenance and mechanical aptitude to make required repairs
    • Good working knowledge of power and hand tools
    • Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems
    • Communication skills, both written and verbal English


    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

    Boston, MA

    Assistant Maintenance Manager, Ink Block Apartments

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development is looking for a full-time Assistant Maintenance Manager at Ink Block, our luxury apartment community located in Boston, MA. The ideal candidate is a proven leader and must be skilled in all areas of general maintenance and must be able to perform physical maintenance operations of the property.

    As an Assistant Maintenance Manager, your primary responsibilities include:

    • Maintain the interior and exterior physical condition of the assigned property in a professional manner
    • Conduct routine inspection and preventive maintenance of all building-related systems
    • Coordinate response to resident maintenance requests in a timely and efficient manner
    • Reliably handle emergency situations and quickly communicate issues to your supervisor and fellow team members
    • Develop and manage an on-call schedule with neighboring sites
    • Effectively manage the apartment turnover process
    • Oversee selection and management of all maintenance-related vendors
    • Manage capital projects onsite as needed including the bid process and project/construction management
    • Assist with the creation of the property budget and ensure cost effectiveness across all maintenance-related areas

    Our Expectations:

    • Dedication to our Residents – always work to resolve their issues and exceed their expectations, doing so in a timely manner with open communication
    • Dedication to National Development – always represent the high standards we’ve set for ourselves and each other
    • Dedication to Your Team –  always be willing to roll up your sleeves and get the job done —no job is “below your pay grade”

    What You Bring to Us:

    • 4+ years of experience in Residential Property Management (preferably as a Manager)
    • Skilled in all areas of maintenance, turnover, and building systems
    • Willingness to jump in and learn new tasks and systems
    • Ability to work independently
    • Desire to take initiative and solve problems
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Well-organized and possess the ability to multi-task and prioritize
    • Proactive and problem solving approach
    • Participate in on-call rotation
    • Customer service-oriented and able to effectively communicate with others
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Able to cultivate a strong and respectful sense of team environment
    • Yardi proficient with working knowledge in its utilization for the turn over process, capital tracking, and work order processing
    • Knowledgeable in HVAC, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire dry and wet systems, alarm systems, and general building maintenance
    • Able to Plan, schedule and coordinate a maintenance requests, and apartment turn-overs
    • Perform periodic site inspections
    • Collaborate with team members in developing new systems or working through site challenges

    What We Provide 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 and health and wellness.

    National Development is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

    Burlington, MA

    Property Administrator, The District

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development (ND) is seeking a Property Administrator for a portfolio of buildings at The District in Burlington, MA. The District is a vibrant 1.3M sf business center situated on 64 acres with ten commercial and three retail buildings. 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. During ND’s ownership, The District has been transformed to meet the needs of today’s innovative work force. The management team is constantly striving to provide a dynamic setting that promotes tenant collaboration and innovation

    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, building access cards, organizing and maintaining the office and kitchen supply inventory.
    • Maintain and update tenant emergency contacts and email tenant notifications including disaster recovery platform annually.
    • For new tenants, circulate the welcome email, order the tenant gift and manage signage needs for lobby directory and office entry door suite numbers.
    • Assist Property Management in circulating the year-end CAM and RETX reconciliations to the Tenants in a timely and accurate manner
    • Create and track all tenant bill backs for all properties.
    • Organize property operation meetings, tenant meetings, tenant emergency response training and document all meetings minutes.
    • Provide prompt response to Tenant questions, including maintenance complaints, etc. and keep Property Management informed of service issues.
    • Support Property Management in the logistics and execution of Tenant events and holiday gifts
    • Review Tenant aging reports, coordinate with Property Management on collection status and alert Senior Property Manager of any possible default situations.
    • Code and submit vendor invoices to Accounts Payable system.
    • 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, W-9’s and budget pricing.
    • Monitor and maintain building work order system for updated information.
    • Monitor the Open/Closed tenant holiday schedules and report schedule to Property Management, Cleaning and Security team.
    • Assist Fitness Center Manager with organizing Lunch and Learn Sessions as well as other fitness related tenant events, including The District Softball team.
    • Work with the D Hive food operator in circulating the weekly menu and in organizing special perk events for tenants.
    • Maintain the monthly stacking plans ensuring that all tenant lease information is updated.
    • Assist Property Management in furthering the ESG and sustainability efforts.

    You Create Value by:

    • Being dedicated to our Tenants and Owners – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any building-related issues, and strive to create extraordinary experience.
    • Being dedicated to ND – proactively manage issues, maintain a positive attitude and proudly represent ND’s professionalism and our culture of sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
    • 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 a career in commercial real estate industry
    • Working knowledge in the field of property management and/or real estate preferred
    • Experience in Angus and Yardi 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

    Burlington, MA

    Building Engineer / HVAC Technician, The District

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development (ND) is looking for a full-time licensed HVAC Technician reporting directly to a Chief Engineer to assist our property management team responsible for maintaining over a million square feet of office and retail space in Burlington, Massachusetts. 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 Building Engineer/HVAC Technician, your primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Assist Chief Engineer in the performance of all maintenance duties for the assigned portfolio. Conduct general site, building, and mechanical room inspections to ensure cleanliness, safety and environmental compliance of all systems and ensure all is maintained in a professional matter.
    • Conduct troubleshooting and diagnostics to identify all issues and provide effective solutions.
    • Assist with preventative maintenance programs and ensure timely and efficient resolution of all work orders placed. This shall include check-off lists, machinery history, safety inspection and test records.
    • Assist the Chief Engineer with managing responsibilities for work performance of all building vendors including the scheduling, directing and planning the job performance for vendors and service contractors.
    • Keep the Chief Building Engineer and Property Manager advised of all matters incidental to the operational status, major overhauls and casualties to all systems.
    • Reliably manage emergency situations and address urgent work orders promptly (including on-call responsibilities).
    • Provide exceptional customer service and maintain professional conduct while interacting with tenants and team members.

    You Create Value by:

    • Being dedicated to our Tenants and Owners – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any building-related issues, and strive to create an extraordinary experience.
    • Being dedicated to ND – proactively manage issues, maintain a positive attitude and proudly represent ND’s professionalism and our culture of sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR).
    • 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:

    • Valid HVAC technician license in Massachusetts. Proven experience in HVAC system maintenance and repairs, preferably in a commercial setting.
    • Familiarity with relevant building codes, regulations, and industry best practices.
    • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot complex issues efficiently.
    • Proficient in reading and interpreting technical manuals, blueprints, and schematics.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with property managers, tenants, and colleagues.
    • Attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality work.
    • Physical ability to perform manual tasks and lift heavy equipment.
    • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
    • Client service oriented attitude.
    • Skilled in all areas of maintenance.
    • Experience in commercial property management is preferred.
    • Self-motivated, independent individual desired.
    • Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems.

    What We Bring to You:

    National Development is one of Boston’s leading real estate operating companies. The firm develops, operates and invests in all major property types, including office, industrial, hospitality, retail, and housing, as well as healthcare-related properties (senior housing, medical office, research lab).

    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

    West Roxbury & Lincoln, MA

    Multi-Site Leasing Consultant

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    National Development is looking for a full-time Multi-Site Leasing Consultant for two communities located in the West Roxbury and Lincoln. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for people, apartment living, and creating a sense of community and camaraderie among residents and team members.

     As a Multi-Site Leasing Consultant, your primary responsibilities include:

    • Corresponding with prospective residents – establishing a good rapport, setting up appointments, touring the community, and taking them through the leasing and move-in process, all while showcasing exemplary customer service and sales skills
    • Administrative tasks such as lease generation and resident file preparation and maintenance
    • Preparing weekly leasing reports
    • Participating in the planning and execution of resident events
    • Maintaining social media presence, working with the internal marketing team to create and post content
    • Cultivating and maintaining strong loyal relationships with residents, offering a first-class resident experience and helping to maintain a strong sense of community

     You Create Value by:

    • Being dedicated to our residents – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any community-related issues, and strive to create extraordinary experiences
    • Being dedicated to National Development – striving to exceed leasing goals, reducing turnover, maintaining a positive reputation (both online and anecdotally), and proudly representing 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”

     Preference Given to Candidate with:

    • 2+ year experience in the property management with preference in multi-site management
    • Experience with industry software (YARDI)
    • Familiarity with social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
    • Experience with a Revenue Management software platform (YieldStar preferred)
    • Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems
    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

    National Development is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

    Boston, MA

    Leasing Manager, Peninsula Apartments

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development is looking for a Leasing Manager for Peninsula Apartments. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for people, apartment living, and creating a sense of community among residents and team members. As the leader of our leasing team, you will instill a sense of National Development pride in everyone that you interact with.

    As a Leasing Manager, your primary responsibilities include:

    •  Managing all leasing efforts, strategy, and lead generation
    • Managing all on-site marketing including the maintenance of social media, outreach campaigns, and other marketing initiatives, working with the internal marketing team as needed
    • Corresponding with prospective residents – establishing a good rapport, setting up appointments, touring the community, and taking them through the leasing and move-in process, all while showcasing exemplary customer service and sales skills
    • Administrative tasks such as lease generation, resident file preparation and maintenance, and resident correspondence
    • Preparing weekly leasing reports and monthly commission reports
    • Setting weekly leasing goal for each member of the leasing team and tracking their performance
    • Participate in the planning and execution of resident events
    • Cultivating and maintaining strong, loyal relationships with residents, offering a first-class resident experience and helping to maintain a strong sense of community

    You Create Value by:

    • Being dedicated to our residents – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any community-related issues, and strive to create extraordinary experience
    • Being dedicated to National Development – striving to exceed leasing goals, reduce turnover, maintain a positive reputation (both online and anecdotally), 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:

    • 3+ years experience in the property management
    • Experience with industry software (YARDI)
    • Familiarity with social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
    • Experience with a Revenue Management software platform (YieldStar preferred)
    • 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

    Westwood, MA

    Building Engineer

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development (ND) is looking for a full-time commercial Building Engineer reporting directly to a Chief Engineer to assist our property management team on a portfolio of Office, Industrial and Retail properties. The ideal candidate must be skilled in all areas of general maintenance and be able to perform physical maintenance operations of the property. Properties are in Wayland, Sudbury, Westwood and Dedham.

    As a Building Engineer, your primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Assist Chief Engineer in performing all maintenance duties for the assigned portfolio. Conduct general site, building and mechanical room inspections to ensure cleanliness, safety and environmental compliance of all systems and ensure all is maintained professionally.
    • Assist with the preventative maintenance programs. This shall include check-off lists, machinery history, safety inspection and test records.
    • Assist the Chief Engineer with managing responsibilities for the work performance of all building vendors, including the scheduling, directing, and planning of the job performance for vendors and service contractors.
    • Keep the Chief Building Engineer and Property Manager advised of all matters incidental to the operational status, significant overhauls and casualties to all systems.
    • Reliably manage emergency situations.

    You Create Value by:

    • Being dedicated to our Tenants and Owners – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any building-related issues, and strive to create an extraordinary experience.
    • Being dedicated to ND – proactively manage issues, maintain a positive attitude and proudly represent ND’s professionalism and our culture of sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
    • 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:

    • Client service oriented attitude.
    • Skilled in all areas of maintenance. Experience in commercial property management is preferred.
    • Self-motivated, independent individual desired.
    • Willingness to jump in and learn new tasks and systems.
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills are mandatory.

    What We Bring You:

    • National Development (www.natdev.com) is one of Boston’s leading real estate operating companies. The firm develops, operates and invests in all major property types, including office, industrial, hospitality, retail, and housing, as well as healthcare-related properties (senior housing, medical office, research lab).
    • 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