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Andrew Attinson

Andrew Attinson

Montclair, NJ, US

 

About 

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Employment 

Simon Property Group, Roseland, NJ, US, Senior Director of Architecture

Responsibilities / Achievements:
• Senior Member; in the Real Estate / Development Group
• Director for US Properties; New Centers, Expansions & Renovations (80 Centers)
• Design Leader; During the largest expansion of the Company’s Portfolio
• Due Diligence Planner; Zoning, Site Studies, SWOT & Market Analysis
• Entitlements Specialist; Team Coordination, Approvals Strategy, Presenter to PBs
• Design & Planning Advisor; For Global Initiatives in Canada & South America
• Coordinator with SPG Groups; Leasing, Marketing, Operations, Tenant Services
• In-House Architect; To General Managers on all Cap Ex Improvement projects
• Project-Design Manager; For All Consultants including A/E, Site/Civil, Landscape
• Approval /Oversight; for Construction Budgets and Consultant Contracts.

Jun 2011 - current
 

O'Connor Capital Partners, New York, NY, US, Principal; Design & Construction

Responsibilities / Achievements:
• Member of Investment Committee, 2005-2010
• Directed Design and Construction for all OCP Investments in US and Mexico
• Managed Diverse Portfolio of Investments; Retail, Residential and Class A Office.
• Raised the level of Design Quality and Asset Value throughout Portfolio
• Played key role in Site Selection, Acquisitions and Project Due Diligence
• Led Design all efforts in Regional Mall and Power Center development in Mexico
• Directed Re-Design to transform Manhattan House into a premier condominium
• Reviewed Construction Hard Cost Budgets and Cap Ex Improvement Plans.
• Implementer of “Green” Design Practices for All OCP Properties

Jun 2005 - May 2011
 

Street-Works, LLC, White Plains, NY, US, Partner

Responsibilities / Achievements:
• Managing Director; Supervisor, Leader, Mentor for 25-person practice
• Mixed Use Expert; Focus on Urban Downtowns, Districts, Neighborhoods
• Site Evaluator; Retail Trade Area, Market and Competition Analysis
• Entitlements Strategist; Organizer / Facilitator of Public Approvals Process
• Retail Merchandiser; Worked with BIDs / SIDs in Re-Branding Urban Districts
• Business Developer/Relationship Builder; New clients-project development

Jun 1996 - May 2005
 

Education 

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, MArch, Architecture

Architecture and Urban Design

Sep 1979 - May 1983
 

Awards 

AIA Gold Medal, Other

1983
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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