Jeff Bertwell is a Director for CBRE overseeing the project management of 4.5 million square feet JP Morgan class “A” office buildings in Southern California consisting of the Century Park, an office complex in Century City with a 2.3 million square feet, 44-story twin towers and the 788,000 square feet 12 story office building with a four acre park, 6-level underground parking garage and the 1.3 million square feet Water Garden office complex in Santa Monica. Jeff’s responsibilities include the oversight, planning and execution of all interior construction projects including tenant improvements, capital improvements and all related project management, accounting and lease work letter negotiation services for the portfolio properties.
Jeff has over 35 years of commercial construction, planning and development experience in the areas of: Mid / High-Rise Office, Tenant Improvements, Capital Improvements, and Office Construction Management, including 28 years of experience working as Landlord’s representative overseeing the project management of tenant improvements and capital improvements in class “A” office buildings. This includes over 5 million square feet of new construction and renovation projects totaling in excess of $500 million. Using his exceptional organizational/computer skills and construction know-how, Jeff developed a complete landlord representation project management playbook for the JP Morgan account, including comprehensive project management and job cost procedures, all necessary forms, rules and regulations, building design criteria, lease work letters. The unique combination of his architectural degree, his design experience, his in-depth knowledge of design/construction documents, building codes, federal ADA laws, extensive construction experience, and his creative approach has resulted in projects efficiently designed and programmed to meet or exceed the needs of the client, completed on time, without complications and in many cases with considerable savings to the client.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
Troop, Steuber, Pasich (Landlord Rep): 137,789 SF - Tenant Improvements
JP Morgan: 172 Restrooms - Capital Improvements
Edmunds.com (Landlord Rep): 63,771 SF - Tenant Improvements
Merrill Lynch (Landlord Rep): 50,546 SF - Tenant Improvements
Zenith Optimedia: 25,273 SF - Tenant Improvements