From 1997-2000 during the expansion of the Hi Tech industry, served as President of a subsidiary of CNA Architects (Collins Woerman Architects). Represented clients in the marketplace as an “Outsourced Vice-President” in charge of real estate and expansion providing the following growth management integrated services:
RFPs to commercial real estate brokers
Inventory and qualify potential space
Strategic facilities growth planning
Financial Analysis and Pro Forma
Space planning, design and the oversight of construction documents, permitting, bid solicitation and negotiation, construction administration
Placement of permanent Facilities Manager
Post occupancy evaluation
Acting as the Owner’s Representative throughout all phases
During this time, in addition to successful cost effective build-outs, accomplished the following:
Saved a client a total of $768,000
Assessed potential space that uncovered hidden HVAC expansions costs estimated at over $150,000, and then helped the client find another space.
Redesigned a 25,000 sf space plan increasing its efficiency by 20% and saving
$126,000 on a 5 year lease.
Delineated three alternative growth strategies for an expanding bio tech company, supplying a precise cost estimate for each, allowing them to make the most cost effective decision for expansion.
Bsquare – Strategic facilities growth planning, locate and secure space, space planning, construction documents, permits, contractor selection, through two expansions.
Encompass Ventures – Space planning and tenant improvements.
Datalight – Space programming, space planning, construction documents, permits, contractor selection, construction administration.
InfoSpace – Space programming, analysis of prospective space, lease negotiations, space planning, construction documents for a rapidly growing internet company from 25,000 sf to 130,000 sf.
InfoWave Software – Functioned as the sole representative in the US Market for a Canadian company opening offices in the Seattle area. Located and outfitted temporary space for 15 people, and established permanent space for 100. Space programming, analysis of prospective spaces, lease negotiations, space planning, construction documents, permits, contractor selection, construction administration, move coordination.
ISS Wonderware – Space programming, analysis of prospective spaces, space plan, FF&E, construction documents, construction administration, move coordination.
NeoRx – Strategic facilities growth plan for expanding bio tech company. Comprehensive facility audit including space utilization, mechanical and electrical systems, space analysis and programming, three scenarios for growth and expansion, including financial analysis of each scenario.
Qbeo – Space programming, lease negotiations, space planning.
WCI Cable – Construction documents for the Onshore Network Operations Control Center for a Trans-Pacific cable company.