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Vice President, Development & Construction - Cresco

Cresco is a leading, high-quality people-centric community builder. Its stated purpose is:
“Guided by our family values, we build sustainable and thriving real estate developments which not only generate prosperity but also leave a lasting legacy of excellence in the world of real estate.”
Since 1989, Cresco has built award-winning homes and communities across Halifax. The magic of this successful family-owned company is in its collaboration with customers, partners, and a loyal network of builders and trades. Cresco is known for its relentless focus on quality and artistry in building homes and developing communities such as The Parks of West Bedford and The Ravines of Bedford South.
Whether building single-family homes, multi-unit residential or commercial properties, or working through master-planned developments, Cresco has a long-term perspective on land acquisition, partnerships, community building, and innovative use of design and building principles. Proud of their past, the company is even more ambitious about opportunities for the future.
The Vice President, Development & Construction, reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for Cresco’s design build operation, leading profitable, high-quality low-rise housing and commercial construction business lines, working in a dynamic and growth-driven ecosystem. The Vice President will support a diverse and talented team in its contributions to progressive design, creative problem-solving, sustainable design and environmental principles, effective project planning, budgeting and scheduling, as well as marketing, sales and leasing. A member of the leadership team, the Vice President, Development & Construction, leads and integrates cross-functional construction disciplines, fostering efficiency and innovation in procurement and in construction practice's. In collaboration with the leadership team, the Vice President will continue to develop the vision and strategy management initiatives to achieve Cresco’s goals.
The role requires an individual with an outstanding track record of collaboration with owners, employees, regulators, planners, and key real estate partners such as trades and partner-builders. The successful candidate has a university degree or relevant experience in construction management, engineering, architecture, or business and at least 7 years at the leadership level with exceptional design build operations, project management, or real estate development experience. Knowledge spanning home building and commercial construction, as well as land development, is an asset, as is knowledge of sustainability and green practices in home and community building.
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Royer Thompson is committed to presenting a diverse and inclusive roster of candidates to our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from the following under-represented groups: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. If you are a member of one of these under-represented groups, we invite you to self-identify on your cover letter or resume.
If this exciting growth opportunity captures your interest, please submit your resume and interest online by clicking “Apply.” For further information about this opportunity, please contact Greg Dickie at or Jenna Gromack at in confidence.
Royer Thompson Management & Human Resources Consulting is a Canadian talent management firm focused on capturing the full potential of people in organizations by supporting a shared sense of purpose, recruiting and cultivating leadership, and fostering an innovative, caring, and entrepreneurial spirit.
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