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Project Manager Construction

Location:
West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Salary:
150000
Posted:
January 15, 2018

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W. David Biron

ac31mu@r.postjobfree.com Cell: 240-***-****

Summary

Construction Manager/Owners Rep with expertise in: Support the Development Team with managing phases of the real estate development quality control process. Participate in all aspects of development including site selection, due diligence exploration, budgeting, contract negotiation, development consultant management, site acquisition, investment package creation, coordination of the permitting process, execution of the construction documents, and general contractor management.

Participate in the preparation of pre-development budgets and schedules for proposed projects from the initial phases through building permit approvals to the commencement of construction.

Participate in consultant meetings through pre-development and development stages including meetings with municipalities, neighborhood groups, design teams, and public hearings throughout the entitlement process.

Manage projects under construction to ensure adherence to development policies and procedures. Analyze the construction draw process and the monthly project schedules to determine if the projects are on schedule and within the approved budget.

Manage the transition of the product from construction to operations.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Self-starter highly motivated and goal oriented. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Effective organization, prioritization and time management skills. Flexible and able to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. Accurate, detail oriented, dependable and punctual. Strong computer and Internet skills. Knowledge of construction process. Ability and willingness to travel.

-Commercial Construction and Hotel Development

--Mixed use, Office, Apartments, High-end Condominiums, Retail, Hotels, Parking

-Garages with extensive Site Development

-Preconstruction, Design, Risk, Budgets, Scopes of Work, Value Engineering, Contract Negotiations, Vendor/Sub-Contractor Selection

Successes:

- Watergate Hotel: Historic Landmark Hotel

-Marriott Marquis Hotel: Largest Project:$536MM

-Ritz Carlton: Value engineering exercise which returned 5% in savings on $200MM

-Massachusetts Court Apartments doubled our fee through buy out

-Springfield, VA Metro Apartments finished 7 months ahead of schedule.

EXPERIENCE

Green Racing Management, Construction Manager.2016-

Parx Casino, Bensalem, PA.

A 50,000 SF buildout including two resturants, event center, loading dock and offices.

David Biron, Development/Construction/Owners Rep. 2014-2015

The McIntyre Apartments, Washington, D.C.

A Historic Adaptive Reuse of an existing church and new construction of a 49,000 square foot, 85 units of Terrace and Loft Apartments. $25MM.

David Biron, Construction Manager/Owners Rep. 2013-2015

Watergate Hotel, Washington, D.C.

A Historic Landmark Hotel complete renovation of the exterior and interior of a 265,000 square foot, 5-star quality,348 guest rooms, renovated lobby,speciality restaurant, roof top bar.$85MM.

Quadrangle Development, Corp Construction/Dev. Manager 2012-2014

Marriott Marquis Hotel, Washington, D.C.

A new full service, 1,261,861 square foot, 4 –star quality, and LEED Silver Certified with all related and required facilities and amenities. Six complete public food and beverage outlets containing 18,879 square feet. The project shall contain one 30,082 square foot grand ballroom divisible into ten sections, two 10,791 square foot junior ballrooms, each divisible into eight sections, 53 meeting rooms containing 51,257 square feet, four board rooms, a second floor event terrace and a rooftop terrace.

There shall be a 910 square foot retail shop and a 1,010 square foot business center along with 84,353 square feet of public circulation, including lobby space, elevators and escalators, pre-function and registration areas and an underground pedestrian connection to the existing Washington DC Convention Center. The hotel shall contain public support areas including 12,681 square feet of administration offices, 25,212 square feet of kitchen, 4,781 square feet of employee facilities, and 212,220 square feet of miscellaneous areas including one exterior and one underground loading dock connected to the Convention Center’s loading dock facility. The 30,000 square foot open Atrium space is covered by a massive skylight. The hotel shall fully restore and incorporate the historic Plumber’s Union Building into the hotel. In addition, there shall be an underground helix access ramp from Massachusetts Avenue to two below grade parking levels containing 400 valet parking spaces. $536MM.

Priderock Capital Partners, LLC Senior Construction Manager 2011-2013

The Heritage Apartments, Silver Spring, Maryland

Nine stories, 210-unit, $50MM, below grade parking.

Historical renovation of a 12 units building and existing façade restoration built in 1927.

Brownfield site remediation.

Contract type: GMP

The Heritage at Fort Bragg Apartments, Spring Lake, North Carolina

Six buildings of parking garages/storage units and site work upgrades.

ISB Construction Consultants Senior Project Manager 2008-2011

-Euro K Street Properties, Washington D.C,

Used “design to a budget” approach to control cost, and develop project procedures to improve team efficiency and quality. The 500,000 square foot, $150MM Class “A” office building consists of 3 levels underground parking, certification LEEDS “Gold”.GSA security level 2.

Contract type: At-Risk

-Retail Store/Fuel Stations, Columbia, SC

Built 2 $1MM, 4000-square foot retail store and fuel stations

Contract type: Lump Sum

-SIKH Temple, Columbia, SC

Built a Temple Religious Society of South Carolina

Contract type: Lump Sum

-Created Green Building guideline requirements as part of the USGBC LEED Certification process

Contract type: At-Risk

East Banc, Inc Senior Project Executive 2005-2008

22nd & M St N.W. Washington D.C

Design, pre-construction, preparation and maintaining of budgets and schedules of a ten stories, 92-unit, $110MM high-end condominium, with below grade parking and retail.

Contract type: GMP

LCOR Incorporated Senior Construction Project Manager 2004 - 2005

Construction

-Andover House & Wilton House

Concept to closeout (project definition, master planning, programming, design, bidding, construction, commissioning, and owner move-in).

Contract type: GMP

-Andover House Apartments, Washington D.C.

12-story, 171-unit luxury, $80MM high-rise apartment with below-grade parking

Contract type: GMP

-Wilton House Apartments, Merrifield Virginia Metro Rail Station.

Contract type: GMP

Pre-construction:

-The Westmoreland House Apartments, Washington, DC

371-unit apartment building

-Ballenger East, Alexandria, VA

149,845 GSF and West 127,557 GSF office buildings

Design and pre-construction

- Metro-rail station, White Flint, MD

Multi-phase, transit-oriented, mixed-use development including a 64,000 SF Harris Teeter grocery store and a luxury 312 unit apartment building.

Clark Realty Builders, L.L.C., Project Executive 2000 - 2004

-Massachusetts Court Apartments, Washington D.C.

353-unit, $165MM high-rise apartment, composed of three connected towers, tied to existing Historical Townhouse with underground parking.

Contract type: GMP

-Metro-rail station, Springfield, VA

357-unit, $162MM apartment complex, 240 garden style wood frame apartments and 107 units located in an eight-story concrete frame building with parking deck. The site involved demolition of an existing industrial facility with extensive site work. The project was completed seven months ahead of schedule.

Contract type: GMP

David Biron Senior Project Manager / Owner’s Representative 1993-2000

Hotel Development: East coast of the United States.

Hands on experience as a professional, planning site and building design with hands on construction experience as a CM (planning site logistics, phasing plans, subcontracting, schedules) to prevent disruption to owner operations.

Lott Constructors Inc. Senior Construction Project Manager 1988 – 1993

- Ritz Carlton Hotels, Tyson’s Corner, VA

Understand the perspective on controlling all aspects of project delivery. Solid technical background and leadership abilities helped guide the design and construction effort concentrating on delivering a high quality project on time and budget. On going Value Engineering exercise which returned 5% in savings on $200 million.

Contract type: GMP

EDUCATION

Bachelors in Construction Management and Urban Planning & Design

University of Maryland (College Park, MD)

Paolo Soleri, Architect of “Arcosanti” (Scottsdale, AZ) Fellowship, 1977.

US Citizenship.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Served for seven years on the Montgomery County (MD) Department of

Permitting Services Sign Review Board.

Received the Association of Builders and Contractor’s Construction Excellence

Award for leadership in managing construction of the Ritz Carlton Hotel.

A I A /D.C.Design of Merit Award: 22 West “The Residence”

Residential Architect Design Award Multi-Family: 22 West “The Residence”

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Permit



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