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Dedicated professional experienced in management of complex construction projects from inception through completion. Broad knowledge base that covers many disciplines plus a thorough understanding of design and engineering. Recent experience includes comprehensive planning and development of education, commercial office, retail and mixed-use projects as well as infrastructure improvements. Additionally, practiced as a registered Professional Engineer in the design of educational, medical and research buildings.
Construction Manager / Project Manager
- Urban Redevelopment
- Educational / Institutional
- Medical / Healthcare
- Government / Municipal
- Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio (2003 - 2008)
- LEED Accredited Professional
- Fourth Ward Neighbors Association, Vice President
- Lampkin St. Cottages Homeowners Association, Vice President
- Planning / Design
- Strategy Implementation
- Preconstruction Services / Due Diligence
- Construction Management
- Owner Representation
- Sustainable Design
- Budget Control
- Contract Administration
- Excellent communication skills
- Proficient in MS Excel and other windows based environments
Apr 2006 - Feb 2009
Real Estate Development firm specializing in retail and mixed-use projects located throughout the Southeast.Named Atlanta’s top retail developer for eight consecutive years by Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Boynton Town Center – Boynton Beach, FL (2006 – 2008)
Managed development of this mixed-use project consisting of 400,000 SF of retail and 10,000 SF of office space.Major tenants include Super Target, Best Buy, Linens-N-Things, and Total Wine.
·Facilitated predevelopment activities including engineering and architectural design, due diligence, concurrency, permitting, bond and impact fee requirements, which ensured timely project commencement.
·Coordinated execution of site work, vertical construction, tenant upfits, landscaping, irrigation, public art installation and signage, required for overall project completion.
·Reviewed proposals, analyzed bids, negotiated and administered contracts for numerous disciplines of contractors and consultants, resulting in successful close-out of each.
·Assisted in the establishment, management and reporting of the project budget which totaled $110M+.Performed cost analyses to determine savings through value engineering.
·Participated in creation and review of development agreements, lease negotiation, land purchases, formation of a Community Development District (CDD) and additional Real Estate matters.
·Negotiated permit revisions, site plan modifications and zoning changes with various departments of a complex local jurisdiction.
·Contributed to Property Management duties including assessment of building and equipment performance, tenant coordination, budgeting, and scheduling of maintenance.
Old Boynton Road Improvements – Boynton Beach, FL(2008 – 2009)
Coordinated construction of roadwork for this offsite project associated with the Boynton Town Center development, consisting of a complex road widening situated in a tight residential corridor.
·Worked through an extensive design process, stringent permit requirements, multiple right-of-way issues and utility conflicts, which resulted in acquisition of all required permits.
·Communicated with residents affected by the roadwork that necessitated negotiation and execution of temporary construction easements by individual homeowners.
·Facilitated improvements to city-owned water and sewer utility lines as well as replacement of an existing vehicular bridge.
·Assisted with creation and administration of joint funding agreements.
Gateway Boulevard Roadway Improvements – Boynton Beach, FL(2007 – 2008)
Supervised all components of this offsite project associated with the Boynton Town Center development, consisting of approximately one-mile of road widening and rehabilitation of two signalized intersections.
·Participated in numerous preconstruction activities including roadway design, utility coordination meetings, right-of-way transactions, and permitting.
·Reviewed proposals, procured lowest bidders and negotiated contracts for road and signal work, all completed within budgeted limits.
·Organized inspections by third party inspectors and local jurisdictions that resulted in approval and successful turn over to the city.
Apr 2004 - Dec 2006
Jacobs Consulting, LLC
Self-employed construction management entity formed as part of a privately owned Real Estate Development team.
eWall St Offices – Mt. Pleasant, SC(2005 – 2006)
Represented the Owner for the development of this 38,000 SF office park condominium.
·Managed all phases of construction from design and permitting through completion.
·Prepared complete estimates for various phases of project, consisting of $3M+ budget.
·Involved with prospective Buyers and Real Estate Agents during sale of property, which resulted in 30% return on investment.
·Assisted Owner with site selection and due diligence activities for future projects.
Jan 2001 - May 2004
Multidisciplinary consulting firm that provides MEP and Structural Engineering services to the construction industry.
Ohio University Student Center – Athens, OH(2004)
Medical University of South Carolina – Charleston, SC(2004)
Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital – Columbus, OH(2003)
Ohio State University Physics Research Building – Columbus, OH(2002)
Designed reinforced concrete and steel structures; foundation, truss, wall and floor system design; timber and masonry design.
·Provided services including structural and architectural detailing, generation of construction specifications and design criteria, estimating, review of shop drawings, and preparation of field reports, which contributed to repeat business and loyal clients.
·Completed a wide variety of projects ranging from warehouses and churches up to large-scale structures such as university research buildings, sports facilities and hospitals with total costs in excess of $150M+
·Coordinated design and construction with architects, contractors, and engineers.
·Obtained thorough knowledge of local and national Building Codes including ASCE and IBC, with special interest in seismic effects on structures.