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American Homes 4 Rent Land Development Project Manager in Huntersville, North Carolina

Since 2012, we've grown to become one of the leading single-family rental companies and homebuilders in the country, recently recognized as a top employer by Fortune and Great Place To Work®.  At AMH, our goal is to simplify the experience of leasing a home through professional management and maintenance support, so our residents can focus on what really matters to them, wherever they are in life.  

The Land Development Project Manager is primarily responsible for project management of all development projects within a market to develop raw land for home and amenities construction in new communities. Manages vendors and contractors through constant, effective communication, also providing performance feedback as appropriate. Coordinates the entire project through all aspects of the development project – scheduling vendors and contractors at appropriate times and ensuring work is aligned with the plans – in addition to managing project budgets.


  • Travel between job sites in the market to inspect progress, problem-solve and validate work. Manage trade partners to execute development work to our specifications in accordance with established budget and project schedule. Proactively work to resolve issues and potential issues to keep development projects on-time and on-budget. Secure final tract/plat acceptance by governing municipalities and agencies and ensure that all work follows City, County, Special Districts guidelines and codes.

  • Partner with sub-contractors to prepare and process bid packages, contracts, change orders, check requests invoices and bonds as necessary.

  • Assist the Director, Land Development in establishing accurate development schedules and budgets. Identify and communicate projected vs. actual budget reconciliation and cash flow projections to included development reimbursements releases.

  • Partner with Land Acquisition team in building accurate development budgets for new land deals to be acquired; Assist Land Acquisition team in gaining municipal approvals, identifying easements and overcoming obstacles to securing new land deals.

  • Communicate to vendors to provide both performance feedback and recognition.

  • Manage the construction of amenities and entrances including hardscapes and landscaping. This includes executing on site decisions that are consistent with the plans and drawings and local codes. Communicate with the Land Development Manager, local team, architects to identify and solve issues or communicate timing constraints.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, HS diploma or equivalent required.

  • 3 - 5 years in Land development design and/or land development

  • Experience with CAD.

  • All necessary stormwater certifications are required.

  • Valid driver’s license required.

  • Working knowledge of Air Quality Regulations and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) protocols

  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, and bidding take-off software

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