We are seeking a do-er to accelerate our growth in building walkable neighborhoods across the United States. Our ideal candidate balances future-shaping aspirations with practical constraints to get to successful outcomes. As part of a small team, the candidate must take radical responsibility for their work and showcase entrepreneurial initiative. This is an opportunity to join a fast-growing real estate company that is motivated by the desire to make our cities — and our planet — a better place to live.

About you

  • Proven track record of effectively managing projects with competing demands and deadlines
  • Outcomes-oriented
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Curiosity-driven and a continuous learner
  • A good thinker, someone who can process multi-variable decisions thoroughly, from differing points of view and with good humor
  • Possess the confidence to offer opinions without complete information, and the humility to change opinions when contrary evidence mounts
  • Demonstrated interest in urbanism, the built environment, real estate, and/or working on solutions to climate change
  • Committed to personal and professional growth through open feedback in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Desire to be a contributor to a culture that is inclusive, fun, engaged, and curious


  • Undergraduate degree is required, with a master’s degree and/or relevant fields of study viewed favorably
  • Demonstrated experience in project management
  • Experience with real estate / architecture / construction preferred, but not required
  • Entrepreneurial experiences and a track record of deploying innovations viewed favorably
  • Mission alignment is essential

The Role

We will tailor the role to match the candidate’s experience and expect the role to evolve as the company grows. Ideally, candidates will bring direct experience or relevant skills for each of these components.

Real Estate Project Management

The candidate will quickly assimilate into multiple project teams (architects, engineers, contractors, etc.) and increasingly take ownership of multiple workstreams. Within 6-12 months, the candidate should be leading project execution on several deals.

  • Do what is needed to get next generation housing built.
  • Assist – and eventually lead or draw – project design review: generating, documenting, and coordinating Space Craft design comments for the Architect during the design and construction phases.
  • Catalog and send weekly to-dos for the design-build team, including General Contractor, Architect and sub-consultants (civil, structural, MEP, landscape, etc.).
  • Spend time each week visiting sites under construction to talk with the Superintendents and GC Project Managers, engender trust in our partners, and keep the Space Craft teammates aware of on-the-ground conditions.
  • Maintain and help enforce the Master Milestone schedule, including drawing sets (Schematic, 50%, 75%, 90%, Permit Sets, 100% GMP set), GC budgets, and GC schedules during preconstruction, as well as construction and punch, marketing and lease-up schedules.
  • Manage project budget, including monthly payment draws, contingencies, and value engineering opportunities. Work with the Space Craft team, General Contractor, and Architect to deliver a project that is both on-budget and beautiful.
  • Liaise with City permitting staff, General Contractor, and Architect to resolve plan set discrepancies and secure permits.
  • Guide Submittals, Request for Information, and Request for Change process between Space Craft, General Contractor, and Architect.

Project Systems

  • Collaborate with other teams to improve Space Craft’s supply chain management process and systems, including finishes and fixtures.
  • Collaborate with other teams to improve Space Craft’s project management systems.

Personal and Team Growth

We want you to be in sync with the broader company and understand the big picture behind our development projects. Reserve time to connect with teammates, find mentors, and contribute ideas that improve our developments and the company.

Reading, learning, finding inspiration, and participating in professional organizations outside of work is part of the company culture. Do what you need to do to stay creative.


Charlotte, NC (residency or relocation)

Travel Expectations

  • Frequent travel to Durham, NC (~weekly starting in 2025)
  • Occasional travel to other Space Craft offices for in-person time with teammates
  • Team offsites twice annually (including fun international locations)
  • Potential site visits and research trips
  • Occasional events and conferences

Start Date

Summer or Fall 2023


  • Competitive and commensurate with experience
  • Profit Sharing Bonuses (after an initial trial period)
  • Healthcare Reimbursement


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