Jim Gilchrist was hired by CBRE in April 2014 as part of the Capital Plaza property management team. As Chief Building Engineer Supervisor, Jim is responsible for managing engineering operations for more than 400,000 square feet of Class A office space in the Deerwood submarket in Jacksonville. His responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of building maintenance, coordination of tenant and capital improvement projects, contract negotiation, and mentoring and supervision of on-site maintenance staff.
Prior to joining CBRE, Jim served as Senior Building Manager for 225,000 square feet of office space managed by Parkway Realty. His responsibilities included building maintenance, contract negotiation, and project management for tenant improvements. Jim has over 20 years of hands-on experience directing the repairs and preventative maintenance of large multi-story office and industrial properties. He is also cross-trained to assist engineering staff at other managed properties as needed.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- Member, Building Owners & Managers Association
- Attended Florida State University at Jacksonville, 1996-1999
- LNR Partners, LLC
- Parkway Realty, Inc.
- Taurus Realty
- Hyatt Hotel Group
- Johnson Controls