Colonnade BridgePort ( is the leading commercial real estate company in Ottawa and has ambitions to be the same in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). We are trusted by both private and institutional investors to provide investment, property management, leasing and development services that are based on strong, clear and realistic asset strategies.

Colonnade Bridgeport is focused on trans-formative new developments ranging from suburban retail centres to transit oriented, urban mixed-use projects such as Ottawa’s Westboro Connection ( and Hintonburg Connection (, creating an immediate opportunity for a full-time:


Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Manager (DM) will manage all aspects of the development process including; design, schedule, financial, contracts, municipal approvals, reporting etc. The role is a single point of overarching responsibility for these tasks as well as a point of communication for all stakeholders such as Investors, Asset Managers, Property Managers, Brokers, Tenants, or Consultants.

If you are seeking a terrific opportunity to build your reputation, work and learn from the industry’s top commercial real estate development minds, and truly enhance your community then we want to hear from you!

So that you know what to expect on any given day, you’ll be doing one or all of these things:

  • Managing due diligence activities for land acquisition
  • Contracting and project managing design consultants
  • Developing and managing overall project schedule
  • Managing municipal approvals and agreements (e.g. Site Plan Approvals, permits, agreements)
  • Managing proforma inputs and updating of proforma (cost and revenue assumptions for underwriting)
  • Managing project budgets, accounting requirements, invoice reviews, and variance reporting
  • Managing Change Process throughout each project
  • Managing Progress Draws, consultant reviews
  • Managing project turnover process
  • Liaising with Owners
  • Providing Monthly reports
  • Coordinating project marketing plans with the support from the internal Marketing team
  • Negotiating and implementing Construction Management contracts

The Qualifications we would like you to bring to the position include:

  • Post Secondary diploma or degree in Architecture, Engineering, Business or Real Estate.
  • 5-8 years of relative experience in commercial or mixed use real estate development industry or secondarily in the design build business.
  • PMP Certification or another relevant professional certification such as GSC or LEED is a definite asset
  • Valid Class G Drivers License

Colonnade BridgePort provides a dynamic work environment and offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe functions of the job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job

Colonnade BridgePort welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all interested applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.