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Cameron M

Global Head of Property

West Bloomfield, United States
Industry Category: Real Estate Developers- Managers
Relocation Preferences: TX, FL,
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Director / VP career role in design, construction or project management to suit my diverse national and international experience.

Cameron M'S Overview

Having worked across Australasian, Middle Eastern, European, North and South American markets, I am a seasoned real estate and property professional of more than 12 years. Serving in roles relative to design, project and construction management, coupled with recent roles in global portfolio management (10,000,000 SF+) and security, I have proven abilities to work with a variety of stakeholders to identify, execute and achieve project goals.
In a driven and proactive manner, I have established connections globally to provide complete turn key operations to projects of all scales. An established team and fully-qualified support network have resulted in world-class properties being delivered across hospitality, industrial and commercial office sectors.
syncreon Logistics, Auburn Hills MI                                              Sept 2014 – Current
Global Head of Property & Security – North America

  • Management of real estate portfolio for syncreon technology, properties across North, South and Central America (Total 11.2M SF)
  • Lead negotiations for the purchase, leasing, or disposition of real estate property.
  • Coordination of all real estate functions internally to assure compliance with the federal, state and city laws in North America.
  • Prepared, processed and maintain records compiled in connection with property acquisition.
  • Management of contracts for real estate appraisals, title examinations and documents related to condemnation proceeding
  • Preparation, execution, management and selection of RFP processes for sub-contractual agreements with Architectural, General Contractor and third party service providers.
  • Develop, align and execute real estate strategies to support business requirements, plans and objectives for future real estate needs. Translate objectives into real estate strategies.
  • Work with in-house and outside legal counsel to prepare and analyze transaction documentation.
  • National facility search and lease negotiations for Apple in Pennsylvania, diverted costs of $1,62M USD over 5 year term
  • Project and construction management of $3.2 M USD refurbishment to Addison IL warehouse for Verizon
  • Negotiated leases for NCR Technology in El Paso TX, Memphis TN and Juarez Mexico. Total diverted costs in excess of $1.6M USD over 3 years
  • Negotiated lease terms for Xerox in North America. Torrance CA, Memphis TN and Miami FL – total expenditure savings of $1.2M USD
CBRE Detroit Project Management, Southfield MI                         Nov 2011– Sept 2014
Senior Project Manager / Regional Business Development Manager
  • Leading project management processes (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout.
  • Management of documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings.
  • Interfacing with clients to define project requirements. Preparation for scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, cash flow, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification.
  • Identified project delivery resources from individual project qualification process; conducted request for proposals; completes bid analysis; leads evaluation interviews, recommends resources to clients.
  • Led project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.
  • Implemented communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.
  • Implemented project documentation governance aligned with company and client requirements.
  • Management of project data integrity and documentation to ensure accuracy, timely and coordinated file management is maintained.

Project Portfolio
o               $81.0m   Veterans Affairs Hospital                                                                        Grand Rapids, MI
o               $52.0m   Chrysler Dealership Redevelopment                             New York, NY
o               $24.4m   Google (4 projects)                                                                Ann Arbor, MI
o               $12.6m   TYCO / ADT TI Projects                                                             Various, MI
o               $9.6m     PricewaterhouseCoopers Relocation TI                      Detroit, MI
o               $8.2m     Project SIGMA (Healthcare)                                              Southfield, MI
o               $6.2m     City of Dearborn Relocation TI                                          Dearborn, MI
o               $8.1m     INALFA Systems Relocation TI                                            Detroit / Ann Arbor, MI
o               $8.0m+ GM Headquarters – Multiple Projects                           Detroit, MI
AREA Construction, Adelaide, Australia                                      Jan 2011 – Nov 2011
Business Development / Project Manager (12 month contract)
Relocated back to MI
Management of all activities related to new development/redevelopment projects, major capital improvements, and select individual tenant improvement renovations. Directly responsible for management and increasing the net asset value of the portfolio by increasing building revenues, reducing building operating and maintenance expenses, and increasing customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for the overall management of the assigned development, redevelopment, renovation, or capital improvement projects
  • Management of architects, and engineers to plan the overall project. Managed architectural & MEP plan coordination and construction scope development, working to mitigate discrepancies and specifying as much as possible initially.
  • Budgeting for project hard and soft costs.
  • Securing permits, requests/negotiates pricing, and executed construction contracts.
  • Management of schedule and quality control.
  • Value engineering as necessary.
  • Management of close out process and delivery of finished product to the client.
  • Coordinated and managed major capital improvement projects
  • Coordinated and manages landlord work for commercial/retail leases
Project Portfolio
o               $3.2m     Port Pirie Waste Transfer Station                                       Sth Aust
o               $2.2m     Vision Showroom National Office                                   Sth Aust
o               $1.2m     Church of Christ Heritage Restoration                           Sth Aust
o               $1.1m     Weber BBQ’s National Office Refurbishment            Sth Aust
o               $450K     Scott Salisbury Homes Interactive Showroom         Sth Aust
Candetti Constructions, Adelaide, Australia                                                 Jan 2009 – Jan 2011
Business Development / Project Manager
Project Portfolio
o               $218m    South Australian State Aquatic Center                         Sth Aust
o               $14.6m   MRH-90 SIMFAC Development                                          Queensland
o               $12.4m   Woolworths Blakes Crossing Shopping Centre        Sth Aust
o               $11.2m   Woolworths Oxygen Retail Outlet                                Queensland
o               $10.4m   Barossa Aquatic and Community Centre                                      Sth Aust
o               $4.6m     Ophthalmology Medical Center                                                       Sth Aust
PMF Partnership , Michigan, USA                                                                          Jan 2007 – March 2009
US Business Manager / Project Manager
  • Created Project Management Plans identifying key risks and mitigation strategies
  • Prepared Business Case studies and submitted support documentation for board review
  • Managed key stakeholder communication and negotiations across North and South American
  • Development of Procurement Strategies including significant input into the development of the EOI, Request for Submissions and contract documentation
  • Managed design activities including the commissioning of the design team and the preparation of Master Plan and Schematic Design Reports
  • Analyzed market trends and created marketing strategies supporting and expanding PMF’s international
  • acquisition programs
  • Create and implement Risk and Contingency Action Plans addressing emergency and construction delays
  • Developed and controlled annual budget and forecasts for US-based operations
  • Management of marketing, communications and administration personnel (9)
A&L Golf Design., Michigan, USA                                                                                           Nov 2004 – Jan 2008
International Business / Project manager
November 2005– January 2008
  • International Business Management across Middle East, South America and European locations (includes Government and Public negotiations for land acquisition)
  • Developed market strategy, identifying opportunities in Middle East, North / South America and Caribbean residential and resort sectors
  • Established international network of contacts within property sectors, including Sandals Resorts and various Indian Gaming Casino operators
  • Produced construction document packages for golf course / hotel and resort residential communities
  • Identified additional “add-on” revenue through leverage existing projects – resulting in $6.3m revenue
  • Managed construction teams in the US and International locations (South America / Middle East)
Project Portfolio
o                $32m      Sweetgrass Golf Club (Chip In Island Casino)                           Escanaba, USA
o               $42.5m                    Royal Ranches Marrakesh Resort                                                                         Marrakesh, Morocco
o               $18.3m                    Tangiers Golf Club Resort                                                                        Tangiers, Morocco
o               $8.3m    Holiday Valley Ski Resort Redevelopment                                   Holiday Valley, USA
o               $4.6m     South Lyon Golf Club Refurbishment                                                 South Lyon, USA
o               $5.2m     Roseland Golf and Curling Club Redevelopment                      Windsor, Canada
o               $4.3m     Walnut Creek Country Club Refurbishment                                  South Lyon, USA
Hamilton Anderson Assoc., Michigan, USA                                                    Jan 2003 – Aug 2006
Intern Architect (IA) / Design Architect (DA)
  • Management of specified records of architectural data such as drawings, etc.
  • Production of architectural drawings and concepts
  • Preparation of graphical drawing and rendering displays for public hearings and presentations
  • Research, planning, design, and administration of building projects for clients, applying knowledge of design, construction procedures, zoning and building codes, and building materials
  • Consultation with client to determine functional and spatial requirements of new structure or renovation, and preparation of information regarding design, specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs, and construction time
  • Plan layout and scheduling of project and integration of engineering elements into unified design for client review and approval
  • Preparation of studies and reports
  • Maintaining records, files and other documents
Project Portfolio
o               $127.0m Detroit International Airport Terminal                           Detroit, USA
o               $42.0m   Mandalay Bay Casino Redevelopment                      Las Vegas, USA
o               $35.0m   Coleman A Young Intl. Airport Terminal                         Detroit, USA
o               $27.7m   Luxor Casino Interior Redevelopment                          Las Vegas, USA
o               $18.2m   Riverfront Towers Residential Community                                    Detroit, USA
o               $8.6m     Luxor Casino Retail Precinct                                               Las Vegas, USA
RHGD, Plymouth, Michigan                                                                                     Jan 2002 – Jan 2003 (12 month contract)
Architectural Intern        
Project Portfolio                  
o               $23.0m Porto Marina Resort and Spa                                                El Alamein, Egypt
o               $18.0m Macatawa Legends Golf Course                                                       Holland, USA
o               $6.0m Traverse City Country Club Refurbishment                     Traverse City, USA
o               $5.4m Red Run Golf Club Refurbishment                                          Royal Oak, USA
o               $2.1m Washtenaw Country Club                                                                        Ypsilanti, USA
PJM Foundations 1-10 (CBRE)                                                      2012 – 2013
Certificate in Project Management                                                               2013
University of Dallas Texas
Master of Science – Master of Business Administration                 2012 - Current
Walsh College, Novi MI, USA
GPA – 3.6 / 4
Diploma in Project Management                                                 2011-Current
University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Master of Arts – Environmental Management                               2004 – 2007
Michigan State University, Michigan, USA
Graduate Scholarship (2004 & 2005)
Bachelor of Arts – Architecture                                                  1999 – 2003
University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Class 1A Honors
Member Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM)
AIPM – US Project Management Institution
Property Council of Australia – Future Directions Committee Member
Green Star Accreditation
Property Council of Australia – Urban Development Committee Member
US Green Building Council Member
LEED Certification (USGBC)
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