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Liz-Melendez

Liz Melendez

Director, Project Management

Miami

Project Management

Liz Melendez Director, Project Management Miami
Project Management
Miami 777 Brickell Avenue
Suite 1100
Miami, FL 33131

Professional Experience


Liz Melendez is Project Management Director at CBRE. In July 2018, she transitioned from CBRE’s New York office to Miami to lead all Project Management activities and business strategy locally.

Ms. Melendez joined CBRE in 2015 as Director of Project Management in New York. In this role, she was part of the core management team focusing on the development of project management business in the New York Tri-State Area. She has represented public and private clients in a wide range of assignments that include capital investment projects and commercial tenant fit outs. Her clients have been representative of various commercial sectors and included Aon, Accenture, Alston & Bird and the City of New York. Ms. Melendez has more than 18 years of experience working in Urban Development, having worked for the Department of Transportation and Public Works in Puerto Rico as Deputy Secretary of Urban Development.

Ms. Melendez graduated from Harvard University with a Master of Architecture in Urban Design and Planning, from Syracuse University with a Master of Architecture and from the University of Puerto Rico School with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design.


Significant Assignments


  • Mirsonia | Condado, PR | Led the development and sale process of a small high-end condominium
  • Plaza Internacional / Mall of San Juan | San Juan, PR | Consultancy services in the design process for a new high-end shopping mall
  • El Blok | Vieques, PR | Site planning, permit process completion and, environmental compliance for a boutique hotel
  • Siemens | San Juan, PR | Analysis for the strategic location of a transportation storage facility
  • Hostos Community College | Bronx, NY | Strategic real estate consulting services, site programming, market and financial analysis, and conceptual planning for the development of the Celina Sotomayor Allied Health and Sciences Center
  • Green Retreat | Juana Diaz, PR | Developed site programming, conceptual planning, and permit strategy for a mid-scale hotel

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations


  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in Puerto Rico (2010-2013)
  • Member of Colegio de Arquitectos y Arquitectos Paisajistas, PR (2005-2013)

Education


  • Master of Architecture in Urban Design
    • Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, 2001
  • Master of Architecture – James Britton Memorial Award
    • Syracuse University, School of Architecture, Syracuse University, 1997
  • Bachelor’s in environmental design
    • University of Puerto Rico, School of Architecture, 1994

Clients


  • Mirsonia
  • Plaza Internacional / Mall of San Juan
  • El Blok
  • Green Retreat
  • Siemens
  • Hostos Community College
  • InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico
  • Municipality of Caguas
  • Retirement System of the Government of Puerto Rico
  • Municipality of Carolina
  • Municipality of Coamo
Liz Melendez Director, Project Management Miami
Project Management
Miami 777 Brickell Avenue
Suite 1100
Miami, FL 33131