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Posted: 08/03/2016

MacRostie Historic Advisors LLC
MHA West

Since 2003, MacRostie Historic Advisors LLC has been a national leader in historic tax credit consulting; assisting real estate developers nationwide obtain project equity through federal and state historic tax credit programs. Our partners have over 60 years of combined experience in the field of historic preservation and have managed more than 1,000 federal historic rehabilitation tax credit certification applications for developments in 39 states across the country, including Alaska and Hawaii. In addition, our staff is knowledgeable in all available state historic tax credit programs and works closely with State Historic Preservation Offices to ensure the best chance of success for each of our clients. In our practice, we place particular emphasis on providing clients with a strategic approach to the historic tax credit certification process, ensuring timely and successful project certification with a minimum of design changes. We work collaboratively with clients and project teams to identify creative solutions that balance client and project objectives, regulatory requirements, and historic preservation principles. Our diverse portfolio of work includes consulting for affordable housing, market-rate housing, student housing, military housing, hotels, commercial office and retail space, arts and entertainment venues, civic and educational facilities, and research and technology campuses. We currently have five offices in key locations around the country: Washington, DC; Boston; Chicago; Charleston, SC; and San Jose. Our locations provide for efficient and customized client service wherever our projects are located while taking advantage of a greater network of resources and support.

Junior Associate
Professional Opportunity
San Jose, CA

The Junior Associate will: assist in preparing federal Historic Preservation Certification Application Parts 1, 2, and 3; research and assist in writing National Register nominations and landmark designation reports; and provide support to project team for historic rehabilitation projects across the country, requiring interface with building owners, architects, engineers, and contractors, and federal, state, and local regulators.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A Master's degree in historic preservation or a closely related field; 
  • Familiarity with the Secretary of Interiors Standards for Rehabilitation;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with building owners, architects, engineers, and contractors (with an ability to read architectural plans preferred);
  • Knowledge of and work experience in federal, state, and local preservation programs is preferred but not required;
  • Strong organizational skills and initiative;
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
  • Proficiency in historical and online research;
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software;
  • Comfort working with digital images and image software, including Adobe Creative Suite;
  • And the ability to travel.











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How to apply
Applications for the position must be received no later than Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by 5pm (PDT). Please send a letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to Jennifer Hembree, Senior Associate, at jhembree@mac-ha.com. No telephone calls please.
Jennifer Hembree

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