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Consultants

Barry D. Stein, MRICS, LEED AP

Barry D. Stein has been active in the construction industry since 1984. Mr. Stein’s areas of expertise are project management, planning and critical path method (CPM) scheduling, construction management, contract administration, and cost estimating. His projects include correctional facilities and courthouses, educational buildings, recreational facilities, parking garages, hotels and resorts, casinos, convention centers, hospitals and healthcare facilities, urban and residential developments, laboratories, office buildings, churches, and airports. Mr. Stein worked in the United States, Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Mexico and Canada.

Acting as a team leader, Mr. Stein oversaw project teams and provided program management services.  He supported clients as an owner’s representative, defined and reviewed project scope, created rough order of magnitude estimates, and developed project management plans. In addition to coordinating and managing design teams and contractors, he drafted procurement strategies, executed procurement, negotiated contracts, monitored construction sites, verified pay application packages, and ensured project startup and commissioning. Additionally, Mr. Stein was also involved in arbitration cases, where he evaluated claims, performed forensic analysis, supported legal counsel, testified on behalf of clients, and served as an expert witness.

Education

  • M.B.A., Kennesaw State University, 1994
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1984

Registrations

  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Professional Memberships

  • Urban Land Institute
  • Association of Construction Inspectors
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Construction Management Association of America
  • U.S. Green Building Council
  • Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering

Awards/Honors

  • Dean of Boyken University
  • Chairman of Strategic Task Force
  • Employee of the Month, Atlanta Market Center
  • Employee of the Year, Atlanta Market Center

Seminars

  • “Managing Construction Projects,” Lorman Education Services, Atlanta, Georgia
  • “Managing Construction Projects,” Lorman Education Services, Savannah, Georgia

Hospitality

Lodgian Hotel Property Improvement Plan, Project Executive. As Lodgian Hotels was liquidating assets during the recent recession, Mr. Stein was engaged to upgrade the 25 remaining hotel assets. Working with various management companies and the various flags including Marriott and IHG, Mr. Stein led the design and delivery of all 25 hotel PIPs worth approximately $50M over  a 16 month period providing increased value to the asset mix in hand for Lodgian.

Four Seasons Resort, Nevis, West Indies, Project Executive. This five-star hotel project consisted of renovating and refurbishing the Beachcomber Restaurant, restoring the beachfront along the 18th green and creating a new cart path, constructing a new pol and support building in front of cottage 10, building an addition to the fitness center and another teen center, and upgrading the employee staff area. Mr. Stein was retained to lead the project team.

Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas, Senior Project Manager. This project included providing preconstruction services for the suites hotel, residential tower, and largest water park in the world. Mr. Stein worked as a member of the project team to evaluate project conditions and report to the board of directors regarding the operational efficiency of the owner’s project team.

Watergate Hotel, Washington, DC, Project Executive. Mr. Stein was responsible for construction consulting for a 12-story hotel, whereby he provided a rough order of magnitude (ROM) estimate to moth ball the building and a ROM estimate to renovate the building into a four to five star facility.

Molasses Reef, West Caicos Reserve, Turks and Caicos Islands, Senior Project Manager. This multiphase, $450M resort development project was unique in that all facilities necessary to run the resort were being constructed. With an on-site project team providing owner’s representative support and project management services, Mr. Stein was responsible for detailed support for cost management. He reviewed the cost proposed by the new contractor and reconciled it against the previous contractor numbers and the project budget.

Ocean Plaza Beach Resort, Tybee Island, GA, Project Executive. This resort construction project included a convention center with 20,000 SF of flexible meeting space, two retail shops, a restaurant and lounge, a fitness center and spa, a kids’ clubroom, a hotel registration lobby, a tropical themed swimming pool with waterfall, a tiki bar and grill, a special events lawn and garden, a multileveled parking garage, administrative offices, and 100 condo-hotel units. Mr. Stein led the cost estimating team in providing cost management and cost estimating services.

Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino, Uncasville, CT, Project Executive. This Project involved planning of a 1,000-room hotel tower, casinos, and parking decks, and infrastructure and utility upgrades. Mr. Stein was brought on to lead the project team in providing preconstruction estimating and cost management services. He used cost reconciliation during the various stages to validate each project’s scope and the $860M budget.  Mr. Stein also served as Project Executive for the construction of a smaller Asian Gaming Casino expansion.

The Retreat at Lake Blackshear, Cordele, GA, Senior Project Manager. This Project involved expanding a retreat consisting of eight four-room villas and a 40-room inn by adding meeting rooms, administrative offices, and men’s and women’s locker rooms to the existing conference center. The project also included site upgrades and improvements such as septic field expansion, parking lot expansion and upgrades, pool and courtyard amenities, and realignment of existing walkways. Mr. Stein was brought on to provide project management services.

Georgia International Convention Center Hotel Headquarters, Atlanta, GA, Project Executive. This $135M Project involved construction of a 150-room SpringHill Suites and a 400-room Marriott Convention Hotel as part of the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC) complex adjacent to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Mr. Stein was brought on to lead the project team, which provided owner’s representative services for the project; coordinating and managing the Design Team and contractors and monitoring and controlling the project budget and schedule.

Mansion on Forsyth, Savannah, GA, Project Executive. In addition to the historic renovation of a 18,000 SF, 1988 Victorian Romanesque mansion, this Project involved the expansion of the property by the addition of a 126-suite property with two restaurants. Mr. Stein coordinated with the project team to provide on-site construction management, project management, owner’s representative, and furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) services during the construction phase.

Spartanburg Conference/Convention Center, Spartanburg, SC, Senior Project Manager. This joint public/private downtown revitalization program involved the development and construction of several individual but interrelated projects. The project included a 250-key hotel, a 30,000 SF conference center, a 300-space parking garage, a 30-acre golf learning center and park, and infrastructure to support a new corporate office park. Working on behalf of the city of Spartanburg, Mr. Stein provided project management services to the program.

Brasstown Valley Resort, Young Harris, GA, Senior Project Manager. Mr. Stein led the project team in providing cost estimation support for the proposed renovation of the existing lodge and the addition of an elevated parking structure.

Palmilla Resort, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Senior Project Manager. As part of the on-site project team, Mr. Stein reviewed budgets and schedules for this significantly over budget project. To improve project controls for future projects, the team compiled a list of recommendations for changes in the Owner’s development process.

Blue Green Resort and Timeshare Condominiums, Big Sky, MT, Senior Project Manager. This Project involved the development and construction of 164 Villas and a 555-space parking garage. As a member of the project team, Mr. Stein led the cost estimating team in providing cost estimating and contractor reconciliation services.

Bluegreen Trop 29, Las Vegas, NV, Project Executive. This 455,711 SF project involved the development of a seven-story, 240-unit, luxury timeshare resort, complete with a pool, a health club, and an upscale retail and dining component. The resort also required site development, roads and parking, and landscape and hardscape. Mr. Stein was brought on to provide program management services.

Ameristar Casino, St. Charles, MO, Owner’s Representative. As the leader of the project team, Mr. Stein oversaw the provision of Owner’s Representative services.  In addition to coordinating and monitoring the design team and contractors, he also monitored and controlled the project budget and schedule.

Ameristar Casino, Vicksburg, MS, Project Executive. In charge of the project team, Mr. Stein was responsible for overseeing the provision of Owner’s Representative services, coordinating and supervising the design team and contractors, and monitoring and managing the project budget and schedule.

Ameristar Casino, Chicago, IL, Owner’s Representative. Leading the project team, Mr. Stein ensured the provision of Owner’s Representative services. In addition to coordinating and managing the design team and contractors, he also monitored and controlled the project budget and schedule.

Golden Moon Hotel and Casino, Choctaw, MS, Senior Project Manager. On behalf of the owner, Mr. Stein was engaged to provide construction management, cost management, and value management services for the project. He also handled contract negotiations, allowing for better agreements with designers and contractors and for more control over scheduling and budget constraints.

Sheraton Dallas, Dallas, TX, Team Leader and Project Executive. Responsible for the cost estimating team, Mr. Stein and the team reviewed the proposed capital expenditure budget of a 1,840-room hotel. In addition to visiting the site monthly, he verified pay application packages and made recommendations to the bank.

Sheraton Denver, Denver, CO, Team Leader and Project Executive. As the leader of the cost estimating team assigned to the construction of a 1,225-room hotel, Mr. Stein and the team reviewed the proposed capital expenditure budget. He also visited the site monthly, verified pay application packages, and made recommendations to the bank.

Hyatt St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, Team Leader and Project Executive.  In charge of the cost estimating team, Mr. Stein and the team reviewed the proposed capital expenditure budget of a 910-room hotel. In addition to visiting the site monthly, he verified pay application packages and made recommendations to the bank.

Southampton Beach Resort, Hamilton, Bermuda, Project Executive.  This 32-acre beach resort project on the south shore of Bermuda consisted of 126 hotel units, 47 villas, 22 townhouses, and ancillary amenities. Mr. Stein provided cost estimating services for the concept development stage of design. The costing efforts included shipping/brokerage/insurance costs, duty costs, taxes, and installation costs.

Douglasville Hotel and Convention Center, Douglassville, GA, Senior Project Manager. For the city of Douglasville, Mr. Stein provided project management services during the preconstruction phase of a hotel and convention center Project.

Themed Entertainment

Crossroads at Stone Mountain Park, Stone Mountain, GA, Senior Program Manager. The main feature of this $25M theme park project was a four-dimensional (4D) theatre nestled within an 1800s-style village. The buildings consisted of a ticketing area, blacksmith shop, candle shop, general store and candy shop, glass blowing shop, tin-type building, doll shop, grist mill and bakery, ice cream and funnel cake shop, restaurant, food stations, rainmaker icon, interactive water icon, and water tower. Infrastructure work was performed to accommodate the water and sewer requirements for this project and for possible future development in the area. On behalf of the Owner, Mr. Stein was responsible for providing program management services.

Zoo Atlanta Carnivore Complex, Tiger Building, Atlanta, GA, Project Executive. For a project to upgrade and extend the tiger holding area at Zoo Atlanta, heating and cooling systems were installed, with a mezzanine above the holding area designed to house the HVAC equipment and a day-lit sunroom was built. Mr. Stein provided preconstruction cost estimating services for this Project.

Playdium Entertainment, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Senior Project Manager. Mr. Stein provided cost estimating services to the owner of this project which involved the interior construction of 50,000 SF of space for a festival hall site. The project budget for construction was $5.1M and the total budget was $22.3M.

Ginn sur Mer Golf Course, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas, Project Executive. This $160M, 2,000-acre condominium project required the installation of roadway and utility infrastructure for 854 parcel lots, an 18-hole golf course, an ocean access cut and grand canal, a beach club, and a main gatehouse. Phase I involved reviewing the work and providing the owner with an overview of the reasonableness of current and expected construction expenditures, Phase II consisted of performing a constructability review of the project documents, and Phase II included on-site representation for quality control of the project. Mr. Stein provided several phases of owner’s representation support services throughout development of the master planned complex.

Claims Analysis

Fountainebleau Hotel, Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV, Project Executive. Mr. Stein provided contract review & analysis, on-site inspection, and review of construction documents in support of forensic cost and claims analysis on the Fontainebleau Las Vegas, case Brigade Leveraged Capital Structures Fund, Ltd., et al. v. Fontainebleau Resorts, LLC et al., Clark County District Court, Nevada, which was accused of funneling money into the Project. Mr. Stein also provided project oversight for a team of professionals engaged in the forensic analysis of the work in place and cost to complete.

Coors Brewing Company vs. Jacobs Engineering Group, Expert Witness. Mr. Stein was retained by Keesal, Young and Logan on behalf of Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., Jacobs Construction Services and their associated companies to provide an expert report regarding the Shenandoah Brewery Project, which ended up costing $122.9M more than initially projected. This project included the review and analysis of contract documents, establishing the necessary support documentation, review and rebuttal of the Plaintiff’s expert reports.

Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman, Grand Cayman Islands, West Indies, Project Executive. For a $180M Project involving construction of a 300-room resort and 93 condominiums on seven miles of beachfront property, the project team reviewed sales contracts and owner fit-out scope. In addition to being a member of the project team, Mr. Stein served as an expert for the arbitration, whereby he researched and reviewed construction and schedule related issues. Related to the failure of building siding, he provided forensic analysis and support to the Owner’s legal representatives by preparing cost for replacement, performing research regarding the application of the material and participating in mediation activities to reach a settlement.

McGarrity Garcia v Charman, Atlanta, GA, Project Executive. On behalf of a law firm, Mr. Stein was slated to testify regarding team cost analysis and cost estimates for construction-related activities associated with the renovation and expansion of certain components of a private residence in Atlanta.

Yates LSU tiger Stadium, Baton Rouge, LA, Project Executive. To evaluate claims related to the Louisiana State University (LSU) Tiger Stadium project, Mr. Stein conducted a cost analysis of quantities and pricing based on the same limited information available to the general contractor. In addition to preparing a probable cost of construction estimate, he calculated the credit that should have been given when concrete members were replaced with steel on the west side of the stadium.

Government

Davis-Monthan and Holloman Air Force Base Privatized Housing, Tucson; AZ and Alamogordo, NM, Project Executive. For a project to convert existing air force bases into sustainable community developments for privatizing housing, Mr. Stein provided preconstruction and conceptual cost estimating services.

Creation of the City of Dunwoody, GA, Principal-in-Charge. After receiving their charter to create the City of Dunwoody, the Mayor and Council found themselves with a plan to create the City that would result in a financial deficit.  Mr. Stein assembled a project team that adjusted a standard development and construction process to successfully manage the creation of the City of Dunwoody.  Through Mr. Stein’ leadership, the project team delivered a fully functional City Government in approximately 120 days operating in the black.  Tasks included, an operating pro-forma based on an available tax base, deciding the city government organizational structure, staffing the organization with minimal City staff and predominately 3rd party vendors, creating and managing procurement processes for staffing, office space, furniture, police cars, etc.  This City of Dunwoody “opened its doors” on schedule with a “City Hall” delivered soon thereafter complete with a police headquarters.

City of Decatur, Decatur, GA, Project Manager. Mr. Stein led the project team performing the revised phase I services associated with developing the project management plan (PMP) for the city’s capital improvement program (CIP) public works facilities including two fire stations, a recreation center, a park, and a cemetery. The ensuing PMP provided conceptual programs, budgets, and schedules for each of the six projects used in the planning of the improvements.

Federal Reserve Bank of Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, Project Executive. Mr. Stein oversaw cost estimation for a project involving the renovation, relocation, and demolition of office space.

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, Project Executive. Mr. Stein provided cost estimation services for a P2 security modification project.

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Miami, FL, Project Executive. Mr. Stein was in charge of cost estimation for a project involving the upgrade of emergency system automation.

Chatham County Courthouse, Savannah, GA, Project Executive. This project involved the construction of new buildings, renovation of an existing four-story, 100,000 SF judicial center, and redevelopment of the surrounding 2.5-acre site. Site development included demolition of existing structures, construction of new parking and entrance roads, landscaping and irrigation works, and creation of a formal entrance garden and lawn. During the conceptual planning stage, Mr. Stein oversaw this project during the design phase. He also provided conceptual cost estimating and scheduling services for multiple alternates.

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, New Orleans, LA, Project Executive. Mr. Stein oversaw cost estimating services related to an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) replacement project.

Fulton County Jail, Atlanta, GA, Program Manager. On behalf of the on-site Owner’s Representative, Mr. Stein was brought on to oversee the scheduling expert.

Coweta County Justice Center, Newnan, GA, Project Executive. This project involved the construction of two courthouses, County Courthouse and Juvenile Courthouse, and all site requirements including surface parking lots and roads. On behalf of Coweta County, Mr. Stein oversaw quality control related to construction and project management.

Birmingham courthouse, Birmingham, AL, Project Executive. The project involved a $42M federal building and courthouse renovation, converting a 1920s-era building into a high performance green building. As project lead, Mr. Stein oversaw the project team responsible for providing program management services to the owner. The team managed and coordinated all phases of the design and construction including in-house estimating and reconciliation with the construction manager-at-risk, scheduling, and day-to-day tasks.

Forsyth Park East Fort, Savannah, GA, Project Executive. Mr. Stein provided program management services to this historic project that involved the renovation of the Old Fort at Forsyth Park to make it into a centerpiece attraction for local activities. The exterior of the 100-year old structure was restored to its former glory and the interior was upgraded for use as a hospitality center for park events such as concerts, festivals, and weddings. A large tension structure band shell and fountain was constructed to serve as a permanent venue for the many uses and cultural events that occur in the park. Challenges included shoring up the foundations and non-reinforced concrete exterior walls, as well as up-fitting the interior to be compliant with current code requirements.

Hammond Park Master Plan, Sandy Springs, GA, Project Executive. Renovation of this 13-acre park site included demolition and replacement of the gymnasium and office, playground area, pavilion, sidewalks and roads. The master plan included two new buildings, an aquatic facility, and a multiuse recreation facility with an underground parking deck. Mr. Stein was retained to provide preconstruction cost estimating services.

Commercial

Albany Marina Village, Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas, Project Executive. This project involved an exclusive, resort-style oceanfront development covering 570 acres on the southwestern coast of the island. Key amenities included the Albany Club, featuring an 18-hole signature gold course with club house, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a beach club with dining options and a family water park. The Project also proposed world-class, large-vessel marina with 90 slips capable of servicing mega-yachts. Mr. Stein was responsible for providing preconstruction and conceptual cost estimating services for the Project.

Simbol Commercial/Kimberly-Clark, 909 Walnut Street, Kansas City, MO, Senior Project Manager. This project involved a $40M, thirty-two story historic renovation project that included construction of a new parking deck and renovation of a building originally built in 1929 that had served as offices for the federal government into a high-end residential property. On behalf of the owner, Mr. Stein provided program management services for abatement and preconstruction services and managed the project on a daily basis.

Auburn Apartment Complex, Student Housing, Auburn, AL, Project Executive. This construction project consisted of 120 apartment units in four buildings with site amenities such as swimming pool and a pool house. Mr. Stein was responsible for project setup and monthly owner site representation.

Residential Project, Cleveland, TN, Project Executive. Mr. Stein provided project management services for a 40,000 SF, single family residence. Services included full-time, on-site supervision and owner representation throughout construction.

Palmer and Cay Site, Savannah, GA, Project Executive. Mr. Stein led the cost estimating team in providing the conceptual budget estimate for the construction of a 59,000 SF, six-story structure atop the Ellis Square parking garage in the downtown historic district.

1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC, Project Executive. The scope of this project consisted of the construction of a 389,000 SF office building with 13 above-grade levels, 2 below-grade office levels, and 3 below-grade parking levels.  Mr. Stein led the project team through a review of project scope, contractor pricing, and budget validation. Following initial review, he provided monthly site reviews throughout the construction.

8 Corporate Square, Atlanta, GA, Project Executive & Program Manager. The 8 Corporate Square Project consisted of the construction of a five-story, 130,000 SF, class “A” office building with associated surface parking and a potential of expanding to seven levels. Because the CDC was slated to occupy the building as a single tenant on completion of construction, the scope of work encompassed the interior build-out for the CDC space.  Representing the Owner, Mr. Stein led the project team in providing initial cost estimating and preconstruction services as well as program and project management throughout construction and occupancy.

12 Executive Park, Atlanta, GA, Project Executive & Program Manager. The 12 Executive Park project involved construction of a five-story, 126,000 SF, class “A” office building and a three level parking deck. Because the CDC was slated to occupy the building as a single tenant on completion of construction, the scope of work encompassed the interior build-out for the CDC space.  Representing the Owner, Mr. Stein led the project team in providing initial cost estimating and preconstruction services as well as program and project management throughout construction and occupancy.

Galleria 400 Complex, Atlanta, GA, Owner Representative. For a class “A”, 430,000 SF, twenty story office tower with a 1,250 car parking structure (known as “The Galleria”), Mr. Stein served as the Owner’s Representative for the Ohio State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS), providing preconstruction, construction, and project close-out services. During construction, Mr. Stein performed on-site inspections and attended the construction draw meeting to review the payment request form the developer, contractor and subcontractors.  He also backed up information supporting payment requests, executed pending and anticipated change orders, confirmed the status of executed subcontract agreements, developed monthly job cost reports, and forecasted total job costs.

Liberty Street Parking Garage, Savannah, GA, Owner Representative & Project Executive. During the construction of a 974 car, five-story parking facility, Mr. Stein provided full-time, on-site leadership serving as the onsite Owner’s Representative, providing program management services including cost estimating and scheduling, monitoring quality assurance, and reviewing the design to correct design errors.

Ellis Square Park, Savannah, GA, Project Executive. On behalf of the city, Mr. Stein served as project executive working with the on-site senior project manager during the design and build of a 1,075 car, four-level, underground parking garage all but invisible to the local residents. Located in the heart of Savannah’s downtown historic district, the parking facility was covered by a hotel, a condominium building, a surface parking lot, a city park with live oak trees, and city streets with curbs, gutters, street lights and sidewalks. Special considerations of this project were the protection of neighboring buildings, relocation of major city utilities located near the site, and communication with the neighboring community. Mr. Stein worked on this project through completion; during the planning and procurement to create a program aligned with the city’s needs, develop a design/build procurement strategy, execute procurement, and negotiate the design/build contract.

Mohegan Tribe Community Center and Government Building, Uncasville, CT, Director of Atlanta Operations. Mr. Stein worked directly with the Mohegan Tribe to provide program management services in the construction of a 159,097 SF, seven-level structure which included a tribal court and chamber rooms, Tribal council offices and conference rooms, health services, administrative offices, a gymnasium and locker rooms, and other public spaces. The project also included 222 uncovered spaces and 20 covered spaces with associated hardscaping and landscaping, athletic fields, and miscellaneous appurtenances. Because the tribe members’ opinions had to be considered and many were involved on an emotional level, his leadership required measured diligence concerning working relationships while providing cost estimating and reconciling the estimated cost with a third party.

GSFIC Trinity Building Renovations, Atlanta, GA, Project Executive. The Georgia State Finance and Investment Commission (GSFIC) engaged consultant services for the renovation of their 160,000 SF, eight-floor building and parking garage. Because the building was partially occupied, interior and exterior renovations took place simultaneously in phases and included replacement of total systems and windows as well as elevator cab renovations. Mr. Stein provided program management leadership form preconstruction through construction and occupancy. His services included cost estimation and reconciliation with contractor at schematic, design development, and construction document stages.

The Markets at Town Center, Jacksonville, FL, Project Lead.  Mr. Stein served as Project Lead for the expansion of The Markets at Town Center, inclusive of a Nordstrom Rack, Brio Restaurant, Verizon Wireless store, and a one-off signature restaurant named Moxie.

New Life Ministries Church Project Management, Decatur, GA, Project Executive. Mr. Stein was brought on to review the cost estimate and ultimately led the program management services for the new project team and brought the troubled project to completion. By creating an estimate for the stalled project and leading the owner and contractor through a reconciliation process, a revised project scope and cost was derived sufficient to satisfy all parties and prevent foreclosure of a 136,000 SF church and multifunction facility.

Sawgrass Village, Ponte Vedra, FL.  Mr. Stein was the Project Executive and daily lead for a $15M redevelopment of an existing center.  The two phased Project totaled 116,000 SF of retail space.

Conyers Crossroads, Conyers GA, Project Lead.  Mr. Stein led the design and construction delivery of the following retail stores – Versona, Pier One, Old Navy, and TJ Maxx thereby expanding the footprint of the overall shopping center.

Laboratory/Research Facilities

University of Georgia Animal Center, Athens, GA, Project Executive. This project involved construction of a biosafety level 3 agricultural (BSL-3-Ag) large animal research facility at the University of Georgia. The building is a 72,945 SF, two-story concrete and masonry structure. Originally competed in 1998 it was never commissioned for operation due to construction and operational deficiencies. As project executive, Mr. Stein supervised the project team during reconstruction of the existing first floor to meet code and to correct defective work. He oversaw the $40M construction of the second-floor laboratory spaces, upgrading of the wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), mechanical and security systems, and project commissioning. He was responsible for coordinating plant operations with the university and for creating standard operating procedures to meet the protocols laid down by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Of significance was the use of a design-build procurement approach for the renovation work, which required Mr. Stein’s team to coordinate and facilitate the initial project program report.

CDC 23 Scheduling, Atlanta, GA, Project Executive. Mr. Stein was brought on to provide scheduling assistance for this project which included design, demolition, campus utility improvements, construction and equipment for a $365M building designed as a high-tech laboratory/vivarium for housing biological and vivarium programs. The 772,000 SF, 17-floor plus penthouse held up to 472 laboratory and support employees, 100,000 SF of vivarium and insectary space, a central loading dock, and support space for all laboratories on the Clifton Road campus.

Waycross Public Health Laboratory, Waycross, GA, Project Executive. Mr. Stein oversaw the project team in providing owner’s representation services during the construction of a $3.4-million, 26,150-SF public health laboratory. The structure is a one-story steel and concreate structural building with a floor-to-roof height of 20 feet and an exterior façade  mix of stone veneer, copper shingles, siding, curtain wall and storefront glass.

Aviation/Transportation

Birmingham Airport Terminal, Birmingham, AL, Project Executive. The scope of work for this project included complete renovation of an airport terminal (Concourses B and C) and construction of Concourse A. The full program build-out provided 24 jet gates with two international swing gates, improved security checkpoints and baggage screening, improved passenger conveniences, imaging and way finding, and concession areas as well as and building systems and infrastructure. Mr. Stein oversaw the cost estimating team in providing cost consulting services and developing estimates based on the schematic design, design development, and construction document stages of design. The estimates were evaluated for financial appropriateness and soundness of design compared to the budget. During the design development stage, a general contractor was appointed, and the team reconciled the estimates.

Pensacola Airport Terminal Expansion, Pensacola, FL, Project Executive. This project involved the construction of a new addition and the partial renovation of the existing airport to accommodate a security/explosives detection and baggage handling system. The addition was a 24,000 SF on and two-story steel structure with glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) panels, split-face block, and glass storefront. The renovation affected 16,000 SF of the existing building and these spaces were designed to function as security offices and operation rooms. Mr. Stein led the cost estimating team in providing cost management and cost estimating services for design development.

Education

Ave Maria University Campus and Residential Township, Ave Maria, FL, Senior Project Manager. Comprised on 5,000 acres of land east of Naples, this $180M development consisted of a university campus and church with 15 buildings to house 1,000 students. Also included was a town centre mixed-use development including retail, commercial, offices, and residential totaling $40M, as well as site infrastructure including roads, utilities, and waste water treatment facilities ($30-million). Mr. Stein served on the design team for the project, providing budget updates and a conceptual estimate.

West Virginia University Jackson’s Mill, Weston WV, Senior Project Manager. Mr. Stein provided project management and cost estimating support for a remote campus of West Virginia University.

Summary
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Barry D. Stein, MRICS, LEED AP
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