Retail Construction Manager

Indianapolis, IN  •  Full Time

Job Description

Thompson Thrift is seeking to hire a Full-Time Retail Construction Manager to work out of the Indianapolis, IN office. As the Retail Construction Manager, you will manage all aspects of retail construction projects from design and budgeting to turn over. 


  • The essential job functions of the Retail Construction Manager include but are not limited to the following:
    • Civil and Architectural Design Review
    • Preliminary Construction Schedule
    • Hard cost budgets
    • Owner’s representative for Construction
      1. Assist Project Bidding/Award
      2. Contract Review
      3. Construction Administration
        • Submittals
        • Progress Meetings
        • Quality Assurance
        • Budget & Schedule oversight and Reporting
        • Change Order Management
        • Punch List
        • Acceptance/Delivery of Possession
        • Owner Items – Signage & Landlords Work
      4. Hand-off to Property Management
    • Tenant Coordination
      1. Tenant Plan & Sign Review/Approval
      2. Coordination & Delivery of Space to Tenant
    • Project Reports
    • Organize/Maintain Project Files
    • Other Duties as Assigned


  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to relate well across the organization and with clients.
  • Excellent analytical/problem solving skills are needed.
  • Knowledge of Real Estate Transactions, Construction and Tenant Coordination
  • Computer literate with experience in MS Word, Excel, ProCore, MS Project
  • Detail oriented, purpose driven, accountable, sense of urgency and ownership
  • Able to set and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Education/ Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in the area of Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Five or more years of experience in a Real Estate / retail construction management  position.

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 leadership, excellence and service. Our property management teams work in a fun, fast-paced work environment and have tremendous room for professional growth. 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?