Jim Adams

Managing Director

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    One Liberty Place
    1650 Market Street, 33rd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    United States

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Jim is the Managing Director within C&W’s Project & Development Services group. In this role, Jim oversees C&Ws development and project management services throughout the PA/NJ/DE region.

Jim has over 20 years of construction and project management experience. Jim’s development and construction expertise spans institutional, commercial, industrial, life sciences, retail and manufacturing markets. Jim has overseen large scale new construction projects as well as complex renovations, retrofits, and adaptive re-use projects.

Jim possesses strong land development, feasibility and logistical expertise and experience. Additionally, his strong electrical / mechanical systems proficiency provides unique and valuable support to clients in the technology, manufacturing, commercial and life sciences markets. Jim has proven expertise in construction operations, logistics, planning and scheduling. 

Throughout his career, Jim has provided operational and management oversight and expertise on projects of all sizes, spanning $50,000 to $110 Million. Jim has provided construction services in varying roles for many clients including University of Pennsylvania, Adidas, Lehigh University, Merck, New York Life, PHH Mortgage, SEI Investments, Kimberly Clark, Cardinal Health and Urban Outfitters. His services for these clients spanned a broad range of activities, including feasibility studies, planning & entitlements, development management, pre-construction support and construction management.

Professional Affiliations

LEED Accredited Professional

Member, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) 

Photovoltaic System Installation Certification

System Design Certification, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)


Master of Business Administration, Rutgers University

Bachelor of Science, Architectural Engineering, Drexel University