Residential Development

Development Associate

Indianapolis, IN  •  Full Time

Job Description

Thompson Thrift is seeking a Full-Time Development Associate to work out of the corporate office in Indianapolis, IN. In this entry-level role, the Development Associate will support the West Region in completing key tasks critical to the development of Class A, luxury multi-family residential projects in the West Region for Thompson Thrift Residential.


  • Assist Development Manager in all development related tasks;
    • Consultant coordination
    • Management of project schedule
    • Code and fee reviews
    • Site planning
    • Site Development: Utilities, Permitting, Environmental, Geotechnical, TOPO
    • Help prepare for internal investment committee.
    • Assist in rezoning and permitting efforts
    • Coordinate with design and construction teams
    • Coordinate with banks and equity partners at deal closings
  • Maintain project OneNote summaries
  • Assist Land Acquisition team with project underwriting activities.
  • Travel to sites to meet local officials and consultants.

Education/ Experience

  • 4-Year Bachelors Degree in Business, Engineering, Construction, or other Project Management based Field of Study.
  • 1-3 years' experience in a similar role is preferred.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employees may perform other duties as assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personal hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Performing this job will sometimes require the employee to walk work sites that do not have infrastructure, this includes walking on uneven surfaces, through mud, through ruts, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires the use of hands to finer, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear (bells, whistles, etc.), stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employees must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*May perform other duties as assigned.

At Thompson Thrift, we work to fulfill our mission daily 'to positively impact our team members and the communities we serve.' As a successful, 30+ year development and construction company, we are looking for team members who are inspired by our mission and share our core values of excellence, service, and leadership. Full time position with benefit package including health insurance, vision, dental, short and long-term disability, 401K and paid time off.

Are you ready to join our team?

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