Paula Mengarelli is an Alliance Director in CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions group. In this role, Paula directs the activities of the Facilities and Project Management groups on the Baxter account, totaling approximately two million square feet of Baxter’s corporate headquarters in Deerfield, Illinois and a research and development campus located in Round Lake, Illinois. Her extensive knowledge in real estate, facilities and project management makes her a substantial resource for the GWS group in Chicago.
Paula came to CBRE from Northern Trust, where she served as a Vice President of their Global Facilities group. In this role, she focused on managing the 4.2 million square foot global portfolio’s facility function. The portfolio was comprised of office and data center space, as well as business resiliency space across 120 offices, 20 U.S. states and 16 countries.
Paula received two ‘Bravo Awards’ from Motorola, Inc. during its transition for keeping tight timelines and staying in budget. She also received several awards while working for Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America including four ‘Commitment Awards’ presented for the expansion of leased space prior to identifying a headquarters location and two ‘Circle Awards’ (highest honors) from senior leaders for the design and build of Takeda’s first North American headquarters.