William O’Donnell

DeSimone Consulting Engineers, Managing Principal | Miami, United States


William R. O’Donnell is the Managing Principal for our Miami office. Mr. O’Donnell has been with the firm since 1990. His extensive experience includes hotel, resorts, healthcare, airports, large-scale renovations, residential and infrastructure.

Mr. O’Donnell recently led the Miami office efforts on the $2 billion expansion of facilities for the Seminole Tribe of Florida. This work addresses multiple facilities which include a 3 million sf Hard Rock Hollywood expansion that creates a 1,000 guest room tower, an exotic arrival experience, a casino expansion, a conference center, retail and dining outlets, a central plant and various infrastructure. The Tampa Hard Rock was also expanded. This work involves 3 million sf and includes a 1,000 room tower situated above a podium that accommodates gaming, retail and dining outlets, back-of-house and an elevated pool deck.

Mr. O’Donnell also has…

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Annual Conference, Session Chair (China 2016)

Innovation Conference, Speaker (Chicago 2020)

CTBUH Initiatives


17 October 2016

Structural & Geotechnic Engineering Q&A

Monday, October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. William O'Donnell, DeSimone Consulting Engineers; Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti; SawTeen Seen, Leslie E. Robertson Associates, answer questions at the...


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