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Laurie Kalantari is a Project Management Director in the Seattle market with 20 years of extensive experience in managing tenant improvements projects including corporate relocations, new construction, in-place renovations, building expansions, and historical renovations. In addition to providing leadership and oversight to the project management team, Laurie oversees projects from site selection through design, construction, and project closeout, allowing her to ensure the highest level of project cost control measures and schedule adherence, while leveraging best practices, to achieve high-quality results and client satisfaction.

Prior to joining CBRE, Laurie provided project management services to a wide range of clients in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Laurie relocated to Seattle, WA in 2015 to join CBRE’s Microsoft account and was responsible for managing national projects throughout the U.S and Canada. Laurie’s project experience spans across retail, government, private commercial, corporate, technology, financial, industrial, and healthcare sectors.

Significant Transactions

  • Sono Bello Contour Centers
    Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for the buildout of new centers overseeing design and construction in multiple markets
    Size Varies
  • Mercedes-Benz, R&D, North America
    Expansion and in-place renovation of their existing office, including installation of an interconnecting staircase
    31,000 SF
  • Baker Hostetler
    Fast-track interior buildout and relocation. Completed in seven months from design to occupancy
    23,000 SF
  • Microsoft
    Interior office buildouts and renovations of offices, outside the Redmond Campus, throughout the U.S and Canada.
    Size Varies

Clients Represented

  • Agilysys
  • Alibaba Group
  • American Continental Bank
  • Base-2 Solutions
  • Bittrex
  • Baker Hostetler
  • ByteDance
  • Clarion Partners
  • Ignition Partners
  • Microsoft
  • Puget Sound Energy
  • Peterson, Russell, Kelly, PLLC

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Project Management Professional (PMP), certified by Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Member
  • CBRE Project Manager of the Year, 2018


  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County