Robert Pratt

Shanghai, China


Mr. Pratt has been based in Shanghai since 2010, leading Tishman Speyer's Design and Construction activities in China. Immediately prior to his relocation to China, he was the Project Executive for the Goldman Sachs Headquarters project in New York since April 2004. Prior to 2004 he was responsible for directing Tishman Speyer's design and construction activities in California and Chicago.

Since joining the firm in 1998, he has led the design and construction of projects in Houston, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Santa Monica. Previously, Mr. Pratt had extensive experience in his career at various Bovis group companies including projects in Chicago and New York as well as Canary Wharf in London, Petronas Tower One at Kuala Lumpur City Centre and The Venetian in Las Vegas. He graduated with honors from the Illinois Institute of Technology with a BArch in 1982.


CTBUH Fellow (2015)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2012; Shanghai 2014; New York 2015; China 2016)

CTBUH Initiatives


16 October 2016

Robert Pratt of Tishman Speyer Properties is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Robert discusses the economics of tall buildings around...


17 October 2016

CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers

The CTBUH 2016 International Conference is being held in the three cities of the Pearl River Delta, the world’s largest “megacity,” projected to have 120...


16 September 2014

Robert Pratt, Tishman Speyer Properties; Kheir Al-Kodmany, University of Illinois Chicago

The growing practice of using high-rise apartments as secondary residences that act as “safety deposit boxes” for wealthy international investors has been criticized as detrimental...