Base Reuse Manager

Job Information

Job Category

Land Use, Transportation, Urban Design

Company Name

City of Alameda

Position Level


Job Description

The City of Alameda is seeking two (2) experienced, dynamic, solution-oriented Base Reuse Managers. The position reports directly to the Base Reuse and Economic Development Director and is responsible for the management, coordination and administration of complex redevelopment, real estate development, property sale and lease transactions, and capital improvement activities, functions, and projects. The Base Reuse & Economic Development Department is a fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative department of nine full-time staff, responsible for implementing the City’s goals and policies related to the reuse and redevelopment of the 880-acre former Naval Air Station Alameda (referred to as Alameda Point) and to creating an economically diverse and financially sustainable community. The Base Reuse Manager position serves as a senior project manager implementing the City’s plans for transforming Alameda Point into a new mixed-use, transit-oriented development. The position will oversee the transfer of remaining Alameda Point land from the Navy to the City, oversee real estate negotiations and transactions with the private sector for the transfer and development of Alameda Point land, and managing and leasing of City-owned properties at Alameda Point and at a variety of Tidelands properties, including several 300-400 berth marinas. This is a full-time, 36 hour per week, benefited position regularly scheduled for 4-days per week (typically Monday-Thursday). The City of Alameda offers a generous benefits package, including full healthcare and dental coverage for you and your family and CALPERS pension benefits. To learn more about our benefits package, please visit Our ideal candidate: Possesses a four-year degree in public policy, public or business administration, planning, economics, real estate or a closely related field. Has a broad range of experience in the public sector, including experience managing real estate negotiations and transactions and/or asset management of public land. Has a strong track record of collaboration, strategic planning, and project management, including delivering large and small-scale projects and seeing projects and initiatives through from beginning to full completion. Is a proactive and skilled communicator, writer, and presenter, sensitive to the needs of all stakeholders with sophisticated political acumen and previous experience presenting complex real estate recommendations and decisions in public and private forums to appointed and elected officials. Has experience juggling multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment and is able to work both independently and collaboratively.

Required Skills / Experience / Education

Develops, administers, oversees and manages redevelopment, mixed-use real estate development, land development and capital improvement strategies and projects. Prepares requests for proposals and related documents, negotiates and administers contracts with project participants, contractors, professionals and service providers; and manages the work of consultants and contractors. Coordinates project activities, responsibilities and project schedules with other City departments; acts as a primary contact for the City team that ensures compliance with the Specific Plan, zoning and other relevant planning documents for Alameda Point; and works City staff to prepare and implement risk management plans including securing appropriate pollution liability insurance to protect the City and establishing necessary measures and practices to reduce liability. Prepares, develops and implements short and long-range redevelopment plans; develops financial strategies for implementing redevelopment; negotiates and secures new development and development partners and manages and coordinates participation and input from developers, businesses, property owners, and residents. Participates in negotiations for and/or negotiates complex real estate transactions, including development agreements, disposition and development agreements, purchase and sale agreements and related project documents. Manages and administers development agreements, disposition and development agreements and all related entitlement, construction, timelines and financial components of projects. Ensures compliance with site-wide Federal and State permitting and environmental requirements for Alameda Point projects, as well as compliance with all restrictions imposed by the Navy. Serves as primary liaison to various agencies, developers, contractors, professionals, community groups, property owners and residents; develops and conducts public participation processes; and manages relationships with these and other stakeholders. Prepares, reviews and presents various reports, resolutions and studies, including City Council staff reports and project status reports. Prepares and administers project scopes of work, project budgets and schedules; and identifies and resolves potential conflicts or issues. Develops and conducts or oversees and manages economic studies, needs assessments and research analyses. Performs complex administrative activities, including the preparation and administration of grants, contracts and agreements, reports, correspondence and related materials. Participates in departmental budget preparation and administration and manages overall project budget. Supervises, trains and evaluates assigned staff. Performs related duties as assigned. Education/Experience Any combination equivalent to education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in public policy, public or business administration, planning, economics, real estate or a related field. Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience in managing redevelopment, real estate development, land development or capital improvement projects which includes substantial supervisory responsibility and experience in construction administration, contract negotiations and complex real estate transactional processes. Desirable Experience (not required): Public sector experience and/or private real estate development experience, including deal structuring and negotiation, land development and entitlement/forward planning experience. Special Requirements Willingness and ability to work outside regular scheduled hours to meet operational needs as this position requires attendance at meetings, including ones that will be conducted during evening hours and/or on weekends. This position requires irregular work hours as necessary to meet deadlines and achieve objectives.

US Citizenship Required?


Will security clearance be required?


Salary Range

$154,925.00 - $188,311.00 Annually

Job Start Date


Position Type

Permanent Full-Time



Primary Language Required




Job Location

Location Address

950 West Mall Square
Alameda, California

Contact Information

Hiring Contact Name

Steve Woo


[email protected]

Phone Number

(510) 747-4900