Scott Barnholt

Scott Barnholt

New York, NY, US




John Furth Peachy, Architect, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Project Manager in small architecture firm that specializes in the legalization and conversion of historic loft buildings. Responsibilities include exterior and interior design, layout of plumbing and sprinkler systems, construction detailing and material specifications. The firm works extensively with the NYC Department of Buildings, Loft Board and Landmarks Preservation Commission in order to bring historic structures up to the standards of NYC Building Code.

Designed proposals for NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), including a two-story rooftop addition in SoHo, storefront alterations in SoHo and Tribeca; interior store renovations in SoHo, drafted drawing sets and applications, presented projects to local Community Boards and LPC Commissioners in public hearings.

Jul 2013 - Jan 2014

John Furth Peachy, Architect, New York, NY, US, Intern

May 2012 - Aug 2012

John Furth Peachy, Architect, New York, NY, US, Intern

May 2011 - Oct 2011

New York City Economic Development Corporation, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Manager

Administered real estate and lease transactions; prepared site development and project feasibility analyses; drafted Request for Proposals (RFPs); built and maintained financial models and assisted in the negotiations of contracts for the sale and lease of property. Fostered relationships with architects, developers, attorneys, consultants and community stakeholders. Presented findings and recommendations to project teams, senior staff, President’s Office, City agencies, elected officials, community stakeholders and NYCEDC Board of Trustees.

Representative Projects:

South Street Seaport: Managed design review, facilitated public approval processes and represented the City of New York at community meetings for the redevelopment proposal calling to replace the existing Pier 17 with a large-scale, mixed-use retail, hotel and residential project.

East River Esplanade Pavilions: Drafted and released RFPs to potential tenants of newly-constructed pavilion spaces along the waterfront.

Seward Park Redevelopment: Participated on redevelopment task force organized to outline outline vision and goals of future of Seward Park.

Oct 2007 - Aug 2010

New York City Economic Development Corporation, New York, NY, US, Intern

Assisted project managers and senior staff on various tasks, including facilitation of a community benefits agreement (CBA) as part of Columbia’s Manhattanville campus expansion, drafting RFPs and project feasibility analyses.

May 2006 - Jan 2007

San Jose City Planning Department, San Jose, CA, US, Intern

Generated residential holding capacity database using GIS; inventoried future residential development sites. Mapped discrepancies between uses described in City’s Comprehensive Plan and zoning districts.

Mar 2004 - Aug 2004


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2013

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Real Estate Development

Aug 2006 - Oct 2007

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Urban Planning

Aug 2004 - May 2006

University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, US, Bachelors, Environmental Design

Oct 1999 - May 2003

Areas of Specialization