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Ross Duncan

Director Design and Construction

Elmhurst, Illinois, United States
Industry Category: Real Estate Developers- Managers
Career Objective:
To support an active real estate, facilities management or development company, utilizing my excellent
communication and interpersonal skills. My experience in Architecture, property development, space
design, construction, supplier management, tenant relations, cost-effective spending strategies and
analytical problem solving are all facets of my responsibilities in past positions.

Ross Duncan'S Overview

Resume:

ROSS DUNCAN



(630) 862-1010 • ra.duncan80[AT]gmail.com



414 N. Addison Ave • Elmhurst, Illinois • 60126



Career Objective:



To support an active real estate, facilities management or development company, utilizing my excellent



communication and interpersonal skills. My experience in Architecture, property development, space



design, construction, supplier management, tenant relations, cost-effective spending strategies and



analytical problem solving are all facets of my responsibilities in past positions.



Experience:



DDL Property, Ltd, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 1999 to Present



Directed the Architecture, construction and facilities management for approximately two million square



feet of commercial properties including, space planning, construction management, and tenant relations.



 Oversee all aspects of tenant and development architectural design and construction.



 Direct and coordinate with outside engineers, contractors and professional services including



hiring and supervision.



 Provide construction management for all “in house” construction which was on average more



than $2 million per year.



 Coordinate and direct construction of national tenants - Advance Auto Parts, Fifth Third Bank,



Citi Trends, Rocket Fuel Inc.



 Oversaw all aspects of design and construction of multiple ground up retail shopping center



developments.



 Performed energy management analysis and “green” value engineering of existing properties and



new development projects for reduced utility and maintenance costs.



 Prepared and managed annual facilities maintenance budgets in excess of $5 million.



 Introduced and implemented space design tools and vendor tracking systems.



 Partnered with municipal building code enforcement departments.



 Ensured that all improvements were completed pursuant to established building codes and



required guidelines.



 Established vendor maintenance contracts to reduce costs.



 Planned strategies to maximize owner's return on investment.



 Wrote and bid requests for proposals (RFPs) and awarded contracts to competitive suppliers.



Brim Consulting Ltd. Architects Northbrook, Illinois 1986-1999



 Developed architectural documents, for bid and construction.



 Developed retail and office space designs and construction drawings.



 Conducted Requests for Proposals and awarded contracts to contractors and suppliers.



 Ensured projects were completed within budget.



Experienced user of:



Microsoft office, AutoCad, Paint Shop Pro, and Microsoft Windows.



Possess a quick learning aptitude for new software products and technologies.



Education:



Associate Degree in Architectural Technology - Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Illinois



Associations and Community:



Associate member American Licensed Architects. Active volunteer in my community and school district



programs and sports.


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