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Construction Supply Chain

West Covina, California, 91792, United States
February 28, 2018

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Attn: Director – Human Resources

RE: T.E. Friis – Architecture, Construction & Development Specialist

Dear Director:

In response to your firm’s recent solicitation for a qualified candidate top fill a critical leadership position, I am forwarding the attached professional resume’ for your review and consideration and will anticipate subsequent, further, future discussions with representatives from your firm regarding my qualifications in the design, planning, construction and development of one of a kind projects.

Over the course of my career, I have had full charge, concept to completion leadership responsibility for all phases of design, planning, construction and development operations for a wide variety of select, private, domestic and corporate projects including estate residential, commercial, retail, mixed use, hospitality, destination resorts, planned golf course communities, financial/banking, telecommunications and research & development park projects.

I have extensive business, development and construction expertise including programming, planning, design, value engineering, cost estimation, budget analysis, cost control oversight, contract negotiations, energy and carbon footprint criteria, code review & compliance, entitlement, logistics & supply chain management, field supervision, quality control, punch list completion, owner approval and certification of occupancy.

In addition, I have been directly involved with financial feasibility, marketing, sales, leasing, facilities management, maintenance and all deliverables required to successfully complete each project on time and on budget.

I hold a Bachelor of Architecture (5 year professional degree) and a Bachelor of Architectural Studies (4 year professional degree) from Washington State University (NAAB Accredited) and have been actively involved in the design, planning, construction, development, operations and management of complex, time intensive, budget sensitive construction and development projects that required an elite team effort to ensure a successful outcome for each project.

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I have a proven professional record as a strong leader, work best under pressure, possess diverse technical and management skill sets, build strategic coalitions and establish clear lines of communication necessary to ensure successful solutions to complex problems.

I am seeking a professional alliance with a high quality organization that has a long-term commitment to one of a kind projects, with a need for the very best team leader capable of transforming a great concept into an award winning project.

I can be reached via email: and via direct private phone: 602.***.**** and would appreciate your timely reply in this matter.

Your project is the most important priority and will be my responsibility to ensure that it remains my singular focus until successfully completed.


T.E. Friis – Architecture, Construction & Development Specialist

Attachments: (2) Page Professional Resume’

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T.E. Friis - Professional Resume’



Phone: 602.***.****


Bachelor of Architectural Studies - 1971

Washington State University

Bachelor of Architecture – 1972

Washington State University


Groesbeck & Associates – Architects & Planners - 1972-74

Spokane, Washington

Carlson & James – Architects & Planners – 1974-75

Spokane, Washington

HEF Design – Architects & Planners – 1975-86 (Founding Principal)

Spokane, Washington

3D Development, Inc. – 1980-86 (Founding Principal)

Spokane, Washington

TEF Properties, LLC – 1986-2005 (Founding Principal)

Washington / Idaho / California / Arizona

Private Development Consultant – 2005- to date


Development Services / Financial Feasibility / Funding / Economic Impact / Ownership Structure / Design / Planning / Construction Management / Due Diligence / Marketing / Sales / Leasing / Entitlement / Permits / Code Review & Compliance / Logistics /Supply Chain & Deliverable Management / Environmental Impact & Mitigation / Business Development / Community Relations

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Estate Residential / Commercial / Mixed Use / Industrial / Retail / Historic Preservation / Adaptive Reuse / Rehabilitation / R & D Facilities / Banking / Telecommunications / Destination Resorts & Hotels / Hospitality / Planned Golf Course Communities / Business Parks / Construction Management / Budget & Financial Analysis / Due Diligence / Acquisitions / Entitlement / Code Review & Compliance / Inspection / Quality Control / Team Building / Collaboration / Carbon Footprint / Materials Selection / Specifications / Site Analysis / Market Threshold Evaluation / Planning / Design / Furnishings, Fixtures & Equipment / Budget & Cost Control / On Time On Budget Delivery of Selected Projects


Successful construction and development of large scale, complex projects that have been designed, planned and constructed within the parameters of a carefully structured financial proforma directed at select, high threshold, targeted markets to ensure the highest quality properties attainable, given the influence and limitations of time, money and market constraints.

Responsibility & Commitment

Responsibility for projects and developments that are financially sound, serve the needs of the end user and ownership, meeting specific program criteria set forth by the development team, while enhancing the surrounding community and demonstrating the long term benefits of professionally planned, sensitively designed developments and projects carefully constructed within the prescribed time lines and precisely defined budgets, and the integration of each completed project within the community in a manner which is complimentary, unobtrusive and sensitive to existing properties, as well as representative of outstanding design, professional planning and quality construction standards of the highest level.

Current Status

Prepared to consider the next challenge and looking forward to an opportunity to discuss the specifics of your project.


Compensation is subject to negotiation, based upon complexity, schedule and budget criteria.

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