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Adam Shaw

Owner's Rep

New York, New York, United States
Industry Category: Specialty Contractors
Relocation Preferences: San Francisco, Honolulu,  Orange County CA
Construction Management, Project Management, Real Estate Acquisitions

Adam Shaw'S Overview

Adam Shaw    

ABS Fitness Holdings
Director of Construction and Development
New York, NY
January 1999 to Present
  • Participate as the Owner in the process instituting all departmental operational systems, budgets, IRR’s and departmental P&L’s; reception, housekeeping, guest services and reservations, engineering, maintenance, pools/ wet areas, human resources, security, food services, sales, marketing, branding, events and promotions in big box, multi-purpose fitness centers
  • Participate as the Owner in the process of pre-construction due diligence and budget development;  liaison with Architects in the preparation of permitted drawings, design, space planning, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and material specifications to mitigate costs, RFQ/RFB, value engineering, scheduling and contract administration
  • Participates as the Owner in the full end-to-end construction management process: solicit bids and award building contact, manage contractor, conduct site visits, provide in-field cost engineering, contract administration, approve change orders, distribute payments, oversee installation of Owner Supplied Materials, fixtures, furnishings and equipment
  • Participate as the Owner in the process  of real estate site selection, LOI, documentation review with legal, business and operation modeling, P&L, IRR’s, competitive research, and demographic analysis for the acquisition of big box, multipurpose retail fitness centers in Class A, shopping center and stand alone buildings
Most Recent Projects
New Evolution Ventures (NeV):  Waikiki, HI (2).  Iwilie, HI.  San Rafael, CA
Gold’s Gym SF:  Waikiki, HI:  Kahala, HI.
Austin, TX:  Currently in process, ends 3/31/14
Money Management 4 Kids – NPO Non-compensated
New York, NY
February 2005 to August 2012 
Money Management 4 Kids was a classroom and home taught financial literacy program which taught 8 to 12 year old children about money, and how to have and maintain a healthy relationship with it.
Fully responsible for the leadership of 25 Independent Contractors who undertook the start-up, curriculum development, and market penetration of a progressive children’s educational program
n  Capitalization:  Raised $900K+
n  Business:  legal, incorporation, accounting, license program, VC outreach and relationships
n  Website:  development, e-tail, marketing, packaging
n  Brand:  development, management, packaging
n  Marketing/ Sales/ PR:  web, commercial wholesale, cold calling
n  Relationships:  Wells Fargo, Citibank, Sylvan Learning Centers, Economic Empowerment Fund- SF
24 Hour Fitness
Director of Construction
San Francisco, CA
September 1996 – December 1998
  • Leadership of 45 individuals:  Three (3) full time, full service architectural firms, four (4) general contractors, owner supplied contractors and materials (OSM), internal administration and accounting staff, including contract and cost negotiations
  • Review the preparation of all architectural, design and construction drawings with Architects and Contractors to monitor costs, ensuring pre-approved budgets are not exceeded
  • Weekly site visits during construction to provide field support, and value engineering       
  • Completion of 58 projects with increasing yearly budgets:  $12MM, $16MM and $18MM
  • Coordination with C-Suite and EVP’s in the development of national expansion program
Gold’s Gym                                                     
San Francisco, CA
October 1988- August 1996
Awards:  INC. 500 Company 1991, 1992, 1993
  • Fully responsible for the ownership, development and management of ten (10) big box fitness  centers, grossing $20MM annually and employing 500+ individuals in two (2 ) states                                                                                                                                                                                    
  • P&L development, implementation, and operations, achieving monthly new membership revenue targets, driving profits and minimizing member attrition
  • Direct reports: VP of Sales; 2 Regional Manager; 10 General Managers; Comptroller; Director of Fitness; Director of Nutrition; Director of Group Exercise; Director of Marketing and Promotions; Director of Repairs and Maintenance.  
  • Implemented and responsible for all aspects of Human Resources
  • Strategic growth planning, real estate site acquisition and construction management.  Space planning, city permits, title 24, contract administration, budgeting, brand integrity, fixture, furnishing and equipment purchasing
  • Development of business plans for equity investments including competitive research and market analysis, revenue projections, budgets, growth, and corporate structure
  • Quarterly presentations to the Board of Directors and investors
  • Long Island University, C.W. Post School of Management, Brookville, NY                                                                                            
  • Bachelor of Science in Marketing 
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