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Beth Ralston

Senior Project Manager

Project Management

Beth Ralston Senior Project Manager
Project Management
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400

Professional Experience

As a Senior Project Manager with CBRE’s downtown Chicago Project Management Group, Beth Ralston is responsible for leading comprehensive project teams through all phases of strategic planning, design, construction, furniture selection and occupancy of commercial real estate entities. With outstanding communication skills, attention to detail, and a goal-oriented mentality, Beth is committed to mitigating risks and accelerating savings in order to maintain her client’s occupancy and operational goals. 

Prior to joining CBRE, Beth lent her expertise as a Project Architect at a Chicago-based architectural firm where she completed over 13M+ square feet of education projects across the Midwest.  She brings extensive experience with ground-up construction, including University additions and new construction spanning from 85,000 SF student housing projects to 335,000 SF education space projects.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • LEED Accredited Professional


  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. Architectural Studies

Significant Assignments

  • McDonald's | HQ Relocation, New ground-up Construction, 9 floor TI buildout | 500,000 SF
  • Motorola Solutions, Inc. | HQ Relocation, 6 floor TI Buildout | 150,000 SF
  • Marriott International | Office Expansion/TI buildout | 13,400 SF
  • Comcast | Retail New Construction, TI buildout | 8,336 SF
  • University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL | 300 bed dormitory Ground-Up Construction | 150,000 SF
  • University of Chicago Laboratory School | Renovations/expansions, across 5 historic buildings | 335,000 SF
  • Valparaiso University | 280 bed dormitory, Ground-up construction | 85,000 SF

Clients Represented

  • CDW Corporation 
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Cicero SD 99
  • Comcast
  • Community High School District 155
  • Delta Hotels and Resorts
  • Governor's State University
  • L3 Hospitality
  • Marriott International
  • Mars Wrigley Confectionary 
  • McDonald's
  • Motorola Solutions Inc. (MSI)
  • PWC
  • Specialist Staffing Solutions (SThree)
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
  • Valparaiso University 
Beth Ralston Senior Project Manager
Project Management
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400