Real Estate Jobs Singapore
Real estate is one of the key drivers of the Singaporean economy. It is a diverse industry that has a major influence on other industries. Everyone works and lives in some form of property probably bought or rented with the help of real estate companies. The sector is so popular that recent studies showed that a quarter of companies in Singapore’s top 20 list specialize in real estate services including residential, commercial, industrial, serviced apartments, retail, hotel, and real estate financial services.
Studies show that real estate has accounted for half of the country’s total fixed capital formation in the last five years. It is no wonder why the real estate market in Singapore is ranked second in the Asia-Pacific region behind Melbourne in Australia and ahead of Sydney and Tokyo. The fast growth of Singapore’s real estate market continues to create numerous job opportunities for interested candidates. It is even said that one in every five people involved in the active workforce in Singapore works for either a real estate or construction company. One of the most popular employment opportunities in the industry is that of a real estate development manager.
Real estate development managers are in charge of the day to day running of a real estate development company. They're responsible for the development and growth of the firm. The manager also provides customer service to cultivate better relationships with clients by answering their queries, handling complaints, and generally ensuring that the company provides the best customer satisfaction possible. Other key responsibilities of the real estate development manager include the following:
- Research and analysis of the current economic, market, demographic, and environmental factors that show areas the company can expand to.
- Provide recommendations on how to develop properties in different neighborhoods
- Provide accurate assessment of costs and the steps required for zoning, acceptability, and local ordinances.
To work as a real estate development manager, you must be able to focus on new trends in the real estate market. You will also need to be equipped with accounting skills so that you can handle all the budgeting activities but come with this position. You must be able to develop and manage projects by working closely with architects and engineers. You need a bachelor's degree as the minimum education requirement for this position. You'll also be previous experience in the industry and be prepared to work with other members of the real estate development team.