Development Associate Position

Development Associate, Full Time

Boston, MA



Principle is seeking an energetic, smart, and creative person who specializes in the development of mixed-use and commercial properties. The position will work on a variety of large-scale projects at various stages of development and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of these projects from initial feasibility, pre-development, and through to occupancy stabilization. This position is ideally suited for a candidate interested in New Urbanism, placemaking, mixed-use development, and Transit-Oriented Development. Requirements: 

  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, oral, and written communication. 

  • Ability to problem-solve, organize others, and work collaboratively. 

  • Experience with managing large teams while working remotely. 

  • Experience with real estate financial modeling and economic analysis. 

  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude. 

  • At least 5 years of experience. 

To Apply

Send resume and writing sample to with the subject line “Development Associate Position”. 

The Firm

Principle is an entrepreneurial urban design, planning, and real estate development company. Our mission is to help create authentic places by working across disciplines and through a team-oriented approach. We are motivated by a shared commitment to New Urbanism and a passion for advancing the state of practice in our field. Our office is headquartered in Boston, but functions virtually, supporting a flexible work environment. Our business is focused on teaming with long-term partners and clients. Through consistent innovation and learning, we find new ways of addressing the challenges facing today’s community-builders, placemakers, and municipal leaders.