A property developer is a professional in the sector of property development, also known as real estate development. The responsibilities of a property developer are numerous and may vary from one job to another.
Some of the responsibilities of a property developer include purchasing land for new buildings, signing leases for existing properties, improving and renovating existing buildings and selling properties. To become a property developer, an individual should have a good knowledge of the local real estate market and a good head for figures. Professional qualifications exist for becoming a property developer, but practical experience is vital in this sector.