East Rutherford, N.J. – Dawn Bergren of Mercerville, NJ, has joined Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.’s Corporate Occupier Services (CIS) practice in East Rutherford as a project manager, announced Kim Brennan, senior managing director, New Jersey region. In her new position, the Trenton, N.J., resident is supporting Cushman & Wakefield’sand property management professionals in meeting their clients’ construction-related requirements.
Bergren comes to Cushman & Wakefield with 12 years of experience on more than $75 million worth of commercial real estate projects. Her expertise covers the full range of project andmanagement services, including contract negotiations, budget control and CPM scheduling services for traditional, design-build and fast-track projects; interior fit-outs; and renovations and ground-up construction for office, industrial and specialized buildings and spaces.
“Our Project Management Group has more than doubled its involvement in tenant space build-outs over the past 18 months,” noted Cushman & Wakefield’s Eileen Carey, managing director of Corporate Occupier and Investor Services for the New Jersey/Connecticut region. “We recognized that the addition of seasoned, knowledgeable professionals like Dawn is the key to maintaining this momentum.”
Bergren previously worked as a project manager for Jeffrey M. Brown Associates and Damon G. Douglas Company. During her tenure at these companies, she completed work for Mack-Cali Realty, CNBC, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, MONY Life Insurance Co. and Novartis Pharmaceuticals, among many others. She earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Fairleigh Dickenson University.
“Dawn has great experience executing projects from a general contractor perspective, and this adds value in her new role, which has a deeper emphasis on managing project design and development,” said Brennan. “The field of commercial real estate services today is more complex than ever before, and building a team with well-rounded skills sets like hers is so important as we work to fulfill the spectrum of space-related requirements for tenants and property owners.”