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Lauren Brightwell Austin

Lauren Brightwell

Project Director

Lauren Brightwell

Project Director
Project Management
+1 512 499 4913
+1 773 531 7916

Austin

500 West 2nd St
Suite 1700
Austin, Texas 78701
+1 512 499 4900
+1 512 499 4999

Professional Experience

 

Lauren Brightwell is a Project Management Director with the CBRE Project Management Group in Austin. Previously, Lauren served as the Project Managment Director for the Occupier group with the CBRE Project Management Group in downtown Chicago. Lauren brings over 23 years of experience in the architecture, design and construction industry. She is responsible for managing all facets of Occupier projects, including: pre-lease advisory services, strategic planning, schedule and budget development, as well as design and construction oversight. She coordinates and leads the entire project team, and acts as an advocate for the client throughout the entire project. Many of Lauren's clients have been long-term clients, proving she is a trusted professional. 

Prior to joining CBRE, Lauren worked in the Chicago design industry as Senior Associate, Senior Project Manager at HOK and as a Designer and Associate Project Manager at Gensler. Lauren has worked on projects ranging in size, scope, complexity and with various logistical constraints. She has the ability to maintain her client's business objectives, financial goals, as well as the schedule of the project through the entire process. Lauren's project experience includes: corporate, creative, financial and technology firms, as well as healthcare and retail projects.


Achievements 


  • Gensler Sonic Boom Award for Innovation in Retail Roll Out - 2007
  • HOK Interiors CoOp/Intern Program Manager Start Up, 2007-2012
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository Real Estate Awards: Project Manager of the Year Finalist, 2013
  • CBRE R.I.S.E Award Recipient 2014


Education


  • American International University in London, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design 

Significant Assignments

  • CIBC Chicago - 100,000 SF, Phased Relocation
  • Avant Chicago - 120,000 SF, Relocation/Build-Out
  • CBRE Chicago - 65,000 SF, Relocation/Build-Out
  • GE Transportation - 75,000 SF, Relocation/Build-Out
  • Uber Technologies - SPOC Oversight of < 100,000+ SF Portfolio



Clients


  • Allsteel
  • Avant
  • Baker Tilly
  • Bank Administration Institute
  • CBRE
  • Cisco
  • Cleverbridge
  • CNA
  • Columbia Saint Mary's
  • Express Scripts
  • FirstMerit Bank
  • Gap
  • Follett Higher Education Group
  • Fortune 100 Global Financial Services Firm
  • Limited Brands Company
  • Macquarie
  • MWH Global
  • McDonalds Corporation
  • MillerCoors
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • Tenth and Blake Beer Company
  • TreeHouse Foods
  • Trustwave Holdings
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Strata Marketing

  • Zurich Services America

Lauren Brightwell

Project Director
Project Management
+1 512 499 4913
+1 773 531 7916

Austin

500 West 2nd St
Suite 1700
Austin, Texas 78701
+1 512 499 4900
+1 512 499 4999