As a Senior Project Manager on the Kansas City Local Market Area Project Management team, Jay Brooks is responsible for managing major capital investment, tenant improvement and ground-up projects from inception through completion. Jay is accountable for delivering his clients’ overall project objectives by managing project planning, design and construction coordination, budget, schedule and closeout.
Jay provides direction and leadership by overseeing all facets of projects including project planning, development, contract negotiation and administration, selection and coordination of designers and contractors, design, construction, furniture and equipment procurement, and move management. Jay leads project execution on behalf of both clients and landlords.
Jay has more than 12 years of general contracting and project management experience in shell and interior office construction, light industrial, retail, hotels and restaurants. His career experience has included many roles including project manager and estimator.
Prior to joining CBRE, Jay was Vice President at Leisure Construction & Renovation, LLC, a commercial construction company in Kansas City completing hospitality projects throughout the Midwest for both national and independent brands.
- University of Kansas, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
*with previous firm
- Vision Care Associates, Shawnee, Kansas*
New ground-up construction, 8,300 SF
4,900 SF occupied by optometry group and 3,400 SF left as shell space for future tenant
Construction completed August 2018
- Holiday Inn Express, Dodge City, Kanas*
New ground-up construction, 50,000 SF
Served as Estimator and Project Manager for construction of 94-guest-room property along with procurement and installation of FF&E, IT and signage
Construction completed August 2017
- Fort Dodge RV Resort, Dodge City, Kansas*
Site work and ground-up construction of new RV park and clubhouse
Estimator and Project Manager for construction of 67 RV pads, site utilities and asphalt roads, installation of 10 park model cabins and construction of 2,800 SF clubhouse and retail building
Construction completed May 2017
- Guymon Petro Restaurant, Dodge City, KS*
Renovation, 12,500 SF
Complete renovation and conversion of 100-year-old warehouse building into bar, restaurant and banquet space
Estimator and Project Manager of construction and installation of kitchen equipment, FF&E, A/V, IT, security, and signage
Construction completed December 2016