Paul James

Chicago, United States

Paul James, with over 35 years of construction expertise, has been an integral member of the Bovis Lend Lease Chicago office since 1989.

Paul is an expert in value engineering, and has exceptional skills in determining costs from the conceptual phase of a project through to 100% construction documents.

As Senior Vice President and Director of Technical Services, Paul manages a team of estimators, value engineers, and schedulers who provide design phase services including estimating and budget control, development of procurement criteria, schedules, and constructability and logistics planning. Additionally, he often partners with the other Bovis Lend Lease Technical Services Directors to provide national oversight and collaboration on preconstruction services.

Over the years, Paul has been involved in countless projects that have helped reshape the landscape of the Chicagoland area, including…

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Annual Conference, Steering Committee (Chicago 2009)


01 August 2009

William Baker & Richard F. Tomlinson, SOM; Paul James, Bovis Lend Lease; Andrew Weiss, The Trump Organization

Chicago, a city known worldwide for its tall buildings, welcomed a new supertall tower to its skyline this year. Bookended by the 442-meter (1,450-foot) Sears...