CHARLES (CHAD) T. PHILLIPS, JR.
25 Grove Place Suwanee, GA 30024 ctpjr68[at]gmail.com 678-442-9973 770-317-6040 (cell)
REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY PROFILE
Construction & Improvement Projects / Facilities & Property Management
High-energy, high-integrity professional with 15+ years of experience managing projects and operations in the commercial and residential real estate industry. Excellent background planning and executing construction, maintenance and improvement projects from the ground up, and overseeing all stakeholders for maximum productivity and cost savings. Strong, focused leader with hands-on skills in carpentry, plumbing, electrical and HVAC. Proven success in negotiating contracts, controlling finances and leading teams. Areas of expertise:
Full-Scale Construction Management
Repair & Maintenance Projects
Owner, Tenant & Contractor Relations
Budgeting & Cost ContainmentDesign Recommendations & Decisions
Permitting & Zoning Issues
Refurbish & Renovation Projects
Lease & Contract Preparation & Analysis
FACILITIES MANAGER / CONSTRUCTION MANAGER
SHAHEEN & COMPANY, INC., Atlanta, GA, 1995-2010
Managed construction, improvement and maintenance projects for 14 business parks with 300+ businesses and 30+ multi- and single-tenant buildings (4.6 million square feet total). Directed construction projects from design and permitting through on-site management. Identified and led capital improvement and repair projects related to roofing, HVAC, water, sewer, sprinkler, fire line, asphalt/concrete surfacing, landscaping, painting and other initiatives. Negotiated and controlled leases for tenant satisfaction and profitability. Handled correspondence and claims with lending, insurance and municipal agencies. Assisted in collections. Tracked projects.
Received nine NAIOP Workhorse Awards by partnering with the leasing agent in developing an appealing \'look and feel\' to the business park, and ensuring fast, efficient turnaround of leases.
Expanded real estate accountability during tenure from 2.4 million to 4.6 million square feet due to construction projects and acquisitions.
Increased accountability drove timeliness and generated significant cost savings by combining security-deposit inspections with job proposals for refurbishing projects in suites from 1,600 to 100,000 square feet. Saved over 10% per suite (average) and led to fast-paced project completion (approximately two weeks) for 80-100 refurbishment projects annually.
Responded to 10-20 calls each week; provided flawless 24-hour and weekend emergency service.
Identified and directed projects that improved business parks and buildings, including over 500,000 square feet of re-roofing projects, sizable exterior renovations and long-term landscape contracts.
Successfully managed insurance claims and oversaw repairs due to floods, equipment accidents (such as a printing machine explosion) and other emergencies.
Key construction projects:
Home Spice Dcor Planned and directed the demolition, renovation and subsequent additions to 10,000 square feet of office space. Refurbished the warehouse.
KSM Electronics Refurbished the facility and added 1,500 square feet of office space.
Ivan Allen Spearheaded and led construction (design through build out) that separated a single-tenant building into two suites with 120\'x26\' demising wall. Split utilities services.
Atlanta Tables and Chairs Oversaw build-to-suit project including 5,000 square feet of offices. Managed the refurbishment of the warehouse facility.
Peach State Trucking Championed demolition, refurbishment, modifications and an 8,000 square-feet expansion of the 102,000 square-foot office and warehouse building.
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER / BUSINESS LEADER
HOME MAINTENANCE PRO\'S, INC., Lilburn, GA, 1995-1996
Renovated the Chi Phi Fraternity House at Georgia Institute of Technology into housing for the 1996 Olympic Games. This is a National Register of Historic Sites property, which was built in 1928. Successfully served as contractor for the Omega Trust Association.
JOHN WIELAND HOMES, INC., Atlanta, GA, 1991-1995
Developed and supervised a team of subcontractors for projects from grading through construction and finishing of new homes. Managed warranties for new homeowners.
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Building Construction
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, 1991
Licensed General Contractor Qualifying Agent
STATE OF GEORGIA, 2009
Certified Building Inspector, One- and Two-Family Homes
COUNCIL OF AMERICAN BUILDING OFFICIALS (CABO), 1993
Currently enrolled in Project Management with Microsoft Project 2007
UNIVERSTITY OF GEORGIA
Proficient in Microsoft Office. Basic knowledge of Spanish.