Manager of Real Estate – City of Toledo

The Manager of Real Estate is a key position in the city responsible for managing the city’s real estate portfolio and land disposition strategy. This role involves overseeing the leasing and licensing programs of city-owned properties and serving as the primary point of contact for inquiries from both potential buyers and city personnel. In addition to managing the day-to-day work involving the city’s real estate portfolio, the Manager of Real Estate must also be able to manage multiple transactions simultaneously, utilizing proactive problem-solving skills and maintaining continuous communication with prospective buyers. The Manager of Real Estate is responsible for making recommendations to the administration regarding the disposition of surplus property to prospective purchasers and must use sound judgment when making these recommendations.

Administrator, Development – Cuyahoga County

This is a senior management classification with responsibility for planning, directing, and managing a
division of the Development Department. This classification supervises Development Housing
Specialists, Economic and Community Development Program Specialists, Inspection and Permits
Supervisor, and other assigned staff. The incumbent works under administrative direction from the
Department of Development’s Deputy Director, and work requires the analysis and solution of
operational, technical, administrative, and management problems related to economic development,
community development, or compliance and regulation. Employees in this classification direct a major
component of operations and have the responsibility of participating in the establishment and
implementation of their assigned division’s objectives, policies, budgets, and operations. The incumbent
exercises discretion in applying policies and procedures to resolve organizational issues and to ensure
that assigned activities are completed in a timely and efficient manner.

Assistant City Manager – City of Kettering

Kettering is seeking a high performing leader, with a diverse background, who can help the City realize its economic and community development objectives. The successful candidate will have significant experience in leading teams and in-depth knowledge of economic development, planning, real estate and community revitalization strategies. Practical, working knowledge, and a proven track record of using a wide array of economic development financing tools is expected. The ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team to shape redevelopment plans for targeted areas of the City is essential.

OEDA Announces 2024 Economic Development Basic & Core Courses

The Ohio Economic Development Institute (OEDI) has announced the 2024 schedule of economic development Basic and Core Courses. The Ohio Basic Economic Development Course is THE intensive training experience for economic development practitioners, community leaders, local government officials, and others committed to building healthy economies for their communities. OEDI will offer five Core Courses that cover the necessary skills for economic development professionals, including Business Retention and Expansion, Finance and Incentives, Real Estate Development, Workforce and Talent, and Site Development and Site Selection.