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Manager, Real Estate Development

Brampton, ON
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Full time
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role.

All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.

Come make your difference in communities across Canada, where authenticity, trust and making connections is valued - as we shape the future of Canadian retail, together. Our unique position as one of the country's largest employers, coupled with our commitment to positively impact the lives of all Canadians, provides our colleagues a range of opportunities and experiences to help Canadians Live Life Well®.

At Loblaw Companies Limited, we succeed through collaboration and commitment and set a high bar for ourselves and those around us. Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong.

Job Overview

  • Provide Planning and Development assistance to the Legal, Real Estate and Construction Departments as part of the Due Diligence process for prospective land transactions. This typically involves the determination of Municipal requirements (zoning, development fees, off-site costs, restrictions, etc.) and the development of a preliminary design drawings and the review of potential agreements.
  • Manage the design and Municipal approval process for new stores, renovations, conversions, and ancillary developments in Ontario. This process typically involves:


  • Assemble the appropriate team of consultants (Planning, Traffic, Civil Engineers, Surveyor, Landscape, Architectural and additional consultants based on specific job related issues) to prepare municipal submission applications
  • Review of design drawings prepared by consulting team
  • Co-ordination of all Municipal applications with the Planning Consultant
  • Conduct meetings with Municipal Staff, Politicians and Local Ratepayers
  • Make Presentations to Municipal Committees and Council as required
  • Negotiate the details of all required on-site and off-site municipal approvals with Municipal Staff
  • Initiate the preparation of legal municipal agreements
  • Provide support during the Building Permit review process in order to ensure that all Municipal requirements are addressed and a permit is issued in a timely matter
  • Liase with the Construction Department during the development phase in order to guarantee that the project is completed as per Municipal approval
  • Coordinate with the Construction Department, contractor, civil engineer and the municipality the implementation of all off-site infrastructure improvements
  • Assist the Construction Department during the preparation of all project budgets (A1’s, CE3’s) particularly with the provision of costs related to municipal requirements (development charges/ levies, building permit fees, off-site costs, landscape requirements, etc.)
  • Liase with the Real Estate Department to ensure that all Vendor or Landlord commitments are realized during the development phase.
  • Manage Consultant resources in order to ensure efficiency and the delivery of the Capital Plan


  • Bachelor’s degree in Planning or related field
  • 5 years minimum experience in Planning and Municipal Approvals.
  • The position is located at our Loblaw Companies Ltd head office, Brampton, ON.
  • Ability to drive to meetings and sites.

Our commitment to Sustainability and Social Impact is an essential part of the way we do business, and we focus our attention on areas where we can have the greatest impact. Our approach to sustainability and social impact is based on three pillars - Environment, Sourcing and Community - and we are constantly looking for ways to demonstrate leadership in these important areas. Our CORE Values - Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence - guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits - these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada’s Top Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers & Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.

If you are unsure whether your experience matches every requirement above, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are looking for varied perspectives which include diverse experiences that we can add to our team.

We have a long-standing focus on diversity, equity and inclusion because we know it will make our company a better place to work and shop. We are committed to creating accessible environments for our colleagues, candidates and customers. Requests for accommodation due to a disability (which may be visible or invisible, temporary or permanent) can be made at any stage of application and employment. We encourage candidates to make their accommodation needs known so that we can provide equitable opportunities.

Please Note:
Candidates who are 18 years or older are required to complete a criminal background check. Details will be provided through the application process.


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