As a Construction Manager, Chris Pollard is responsible for managing various capital and tenant improvements project on various projects in the Greater Los Angeles area. His responsibilities range from managing the design/programming process to construction management.
Chris has been in the construction industry for over 10 years and has 8 years of sales and customer relation management experience. Within the construction industry, Chris has worked for general contractors, owner-builders, and owner representatives. He was worked for some of the biggest and brightest companies within the Fortune 100 arena as well as a few government agencies.
During his tenure with Turner Construction, Chris has worked on several ground-up projects ranging from memorials, high rise residential, and governmental buildings. Collectively, he’s projects exceeded over $350M and over 1 million of usable square feet.
After Turner, Chris went a mid-size general contracting firm called DavisReed Construction, where he was responsible for managing several trades (primarily focused on core/shell) for a 16 story, 200,000 sf ground up Kimpton hotel located in Hollywood, CA.
Once majority of the core/shell scope on the Kimpton hotel project was completed, Chris joined CBRE as an Owner Rep on the Chase account. On the Owner’s Rep side, he has successfully managed approximately over 150 projects in a 2.5-year time span equating to a combined footprint of 975,000sf in retail projects, valued at over $40M in real estate. The projects he worked on varied from ADA spend improvements, parking lot resurfacing and re-stripping, technological infrastructure, structural improvements, interior renovations, and mechanical improvements.
Later in his career, he went to WeWork to help revolutionize the workplace. During his tenure there, he led and managed the design and construction process for six (6) tenant improvement (TI) projects valued at over $88 million dollars and over 210,000 sf in Southern California.
Outside of work, Chris enjoys working out and living a very active lifestyle. His primary interests include arts and entertainment, sports, travelling, dining at delicious eateries, and spending time with friends and family.