Gulf Coast Residential Land Development Market Leader

Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Regular Full-Time


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About the Position


VHB’s Tampa, FL office is seeking a Gulf Coast Residential Market Lead with strong single-family residential experience to join their Land Development team. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic team, across diverse disciplines, giving you exposure to a wide variety of homebuilder and developer clients with residential projects of varying size and scope.



  • Provides strategic leadership to the Gulf Coast’s Real Estate and Planning + Design Practices
  • Advises VHB clients in the areas of:
    • Market research
    • Vision and positioning of projects
    • Entitlements, permitting and approvals
    • Site evaluation and land resource mapping
    • Project Budgeting
    • Return and Risk Assessment
  • Generates new single-family residential and other business development opportunities
  • Establishes and tracks project milestones and business goals
  • Maintains ongoing communication with clients to communicate project status, changes in conditions or other key points of information
  • Provides oversight, direction, management, mentoring and ongoing open communication to staff

 Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Team oriented with strong capability to motivate others
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter
  • Must demonstrate superior ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates
  • Must have prior experience in managing and implementing single-family residential and master-planned community projects
  • Must have knowledge of major land holdings, master developers, and homebuilders within the Tampa Bay area


  • The successful candidate will have 15+ years of land development consulting experience
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering
  • State of Florida Professional Engineering license
  • Experience in managing and recruiting staff at all levels
  • Track record of business development in the single-family residential market sector

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


WE ARE VHB! We’re an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.


Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment.

Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience.

  • Inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation.
  • Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects.
  • Amazing co-workers
  • A focus on learning and development
  • Flexible, hybrid workplace

It’s not surprising that VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing and we hope you’ll join us!





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