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Director, Industrial Business Development/Manager, Economic Recovery Coordination Team -  The Economic Development Administration recently awarded DEGC a federal grant to support an Economic Recovery Coordination Team to focus on industrial redevelopment in the city. We are looking for a Director of Industrial Business Development to work with the ERC team. This position will lead the business development associated with that effort, driving investment and job growth in key industrial areas across the city.  The person in this position will be the primary point of contact for all industrial corporate attraction, retention, and expansion for the City. Qualified candidates should respond by sending a confidential resume and cover letter with salary history via email to tdsmith@degc.org

Director, Real Estate and Financial Services - The Real Estate and Financial Services Department leads commercial, industrial, and retail development for the City of Detroit. REFS provides land assembly, asset management, site pre-development & development services, developer selection and financial proforma evaluation, deal structuring, incentive validation - City and State, and other project and construction management services. We are looking for a dynamic seasoned real estate professional to provide development planning and analysis, development finance analysis and general commercial real estate analysis for our various projects. This position will assist in overseeing all financial, incentive and loan programs that are administered by the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC) and its related entities. Qualified candidates should respond by sending a confidential resume, cover letter with salary history via email to tdsmith@degc.org.

Vice President of Industrial Redevelopment,  Economic Recovery Coordination Team -  The Real Estate and Financial Services Department leads commercial, industrial, and retail development for the City of Detroit. REFS provides land assembly, asset management, site pre-development & development services, developer selection and financial proforma evaluation, deal structuring, incentive validation - City and State, and other project and construction management services. We are looking for a dynamic professional to provide Land assembly, Industrial, and Logistics developer commitments & transactions, Development Agreement negotiations, Industrial attraction, and sustainable marketing program services within the Mt Elliot Employment District. This position requires coordination with the Director – Industrial Business Development for the marketing of the District to potential regional, national, international firms that may relocate to the District. Qualified candidates should respond by sending a confidential resume, cover letter with salary history via email to tdsmith@degc.org.