James leads comprehensive project teams through all phases of strategic planning, design, construction, and occupancy for projects in a variety of industries throughout the Chicagoland area. With a laser focus on achieving clients’ goals, his attention to detail and ability to maintain project schedules and budgets ensures delivery of exceptional outcomes.
James is an industry veteran with over 27 years of experience in project management and construction in the Midwest. Drawing on best practices learned throughout his career, James provides owner’s representative services for the delivery of tenant improvement projects ranging in size from minor build-outs to headquarters campus renovations over 600,000 SF. When previously working at multiple large general contracting firms, James was responsible for leading ground-up construction efforts for a wide range of project types, including retail, industrial/warehouse, healthcare, midrise office, midrise multifamily residential, and phased site improvements.
Purdue University, B.S., Construction Management
2020 CBRE Chicago Marketplace PM of the Year
Project Manager of the Year, GCFD Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards, 2022, 2023
ACCO Brands HQ
Confidential Healthcare Client
Lakeshore Medical Center
Renovation & Addition
WMS Gaming (LEED Platinum)
5-Story Office Building
Guaranteed Trust Life
Donnelley Financial Solutions
Guaranteed Trust Life
Shore Capital Partners
Syntellis Performance Solutions
Specializing in Project Management Services throughout the Chicago Area.
CBRE Project Management (PJM) services have been developed to meet our clients' growing need for knowledgeable, experienced leaders who can assist them in making informed decisions, predict project costs and schedules, and successfully manage the design, construction, and relocation process. Our comprehensive approach to every project is delivered by a team led by highly skilled project managers with solid backgrounds in architecture, interior design, construction, engineering, contract negotiation and overall project management.
Our Project Management Verticals Include:
Owner / Agency Services
Hotel, Hospitality & Leisure
Furniture Advisory Services
Industrial & Logistics
Business Transition Move Management
Dedicated Project Management Services
Our core mission is to provide our clients with the highest level of customer service available in the market today. From planning through design and construction, to the seamless completion of the move, our team will help you achieve your goals and save you time, money, and headaches.