Michael Smolen Joins MB Real Estate's Project Services Team
Chicago | October 24, 2016
CHICAGO, October 24, 2016 – MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that Michael Smolen has been selected to serve as a senior project manager for the Chicago-based real estate firm’s Project Services division.
“We are extremely pleased and fortunate to have someone with Michael’s experience and talents join MBRE’s Project Services team,” stated David Graff, senior vice president and managing director of Project Services. “As a senior project manager focused on asset based projects, Michael will be a tremendous value added benefit to our clients.”
Smolen has more than 26 years of experience in construction project management and will oversee construction assignments for the firm’s entire asset management portfolio.
During his career, Smolen has served as lead project manager for a number of high-profile clients across the country, including retail build-outs for AAA, the Ritz Carlton, and Chipotle, renovations for McDonald’s and more than 50+ Starbucks locations, as well as a 90,000 square foot ground-up development for Aramark Uniform Services.
Prior to Smolen’s move to MBRE, he served as Director of Design and Construction for Tishman Speyer and AmTrust Realty Corp. At both firms, he oversaw property managers, consultants, and contractors, managing architectural, engineering, and construction activity from initial design stage to close-out for approximately 6 million square feet of Class A and B commercial buildings in Chicago’s downtown area.
About MB Real Estate Services Inc.
Founded in 1982, MB Real Estate is a full-service real estate organization that provides multifaceted expertise in Asset/Facilities Management; Leasing Services; Project/Construction Management; Tenant Representation and Investment Services. Additionally, MBRE Healthcare provides comprehensive real estate solutions for hospitals, health systems and physicians throughout the United States. Headquartered in Chicago, with regional offices in New York, Atlanta, Orlando, Dallas and Denver, MB Real Estate provides these services to corporations, institutions, professional organizations, private investors, and non-profit agencies. For more information, please visit www.mbres.com.