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John Richards

Senior Project Manager

John Richards Senior Project Manager
Philadelphia Suburban 555 E. Lancaster Avenue
Suite #120
Radnor, PA 19087

Professional Experience

John Richards is a Senior Project Manager who is responsible for managing ground up development, tenant improvement projects, and capital investments from inception to completion inclusive of strategic planning, contract negotiations, budget development, design review, construction oversight, cost containment, and occupancy coordination.

John has experience in architectural design, zoning approvals, and construction project management oversight for numerous commercial real estate projects. He has a proven track record leading successful projects for institutional, retail and healthcare clients and as a tenant representative across various industries. He has led corporate office and laboratory projects including chemical, biological, R&D and clean room facilities. His focus on client requirements and communications, project tracking and reporting, and relationship management contribute to the consistent delivery of best in class services.

Prior to joining CBRE,John worked as an Owner’s Representative for the construction of a local pharmaceutical company’s corporate headquarters, managing exterior and interior construction including the office&laboratory fit-out and occupancy coordination.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • U.S. Green Building Council, LEED AP


  • New York Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Architecture

Significant Assignments

Client  Project Type  Size 
AtoHAAS  Industrial  200,000+ SF 
West Pharmaceuticals Inc.  HQ Office/R&D Laboratory 172,000 SF 
DuPont  Laboratory 105,000 SF 
Axalta Coatings   R&D Laboratory 175,000 SF 
Avax Technology   Laboratory (Cell Processing) 9,500 SF 
Adaptimmune   Office/R&D Cleanroom Laboratory  47,700 SF
Chemours    320,000 SF



  • Adaptimmune
  • Allen Sherman Hoff
  • Aramark
  • Axalta
  • CFS/DrugDev
  • Discover Card
  • McKesson
  • West Pharmaceuticals Inc.

John Richards Senior Project Manager
Philadelphia Suburban 555 E. Lancaster Avenue
Suite #120
Radnor, PA 19087