Tej Badhesha - Cushman & Wakefield
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Tej Badhesha

Senior Director, Project Management

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    111-5th Avenue SW, Suite 1730
    Suncor Energy Centre
    Calgary, AB T2P 3Y6
    Canada

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    +1 403 261-1177

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Profile

Tej has been involved in Project & Facilities Management within the real estate industry progressively for over 20 years. He has provided extensive real estate solutions within all its market/sector segments. Tej brings a diverse skill-set showcasing his proven ability in true cradle to grave concept within the Interior/Architectural Design, Engineering, Construction, Furniture Fixtures & Equipment, Security, Information Technology, Audio Visual and Move Management expertise. His experience has led him in completing various successful and award winning projects locally, nationally and globally in the fields of Corporate Commercial, Retail, Mixed Use and industrial facilities. 

Having applied strict standards of project and priority management fundamentals, methodologies with associated tools have proven positive track records for successful assignment results and delivery that are in line with schedule, budget and client parameters. His proven playbooks and processes with strategic alliance resources have consistently controlled time consumption with increased productivity to exceed all expectations. He has demonstrated true leadership in client representation which further exemplifies his passion for achieving the highest level of core results. Bringing extensive knowledge of governance modeling, dynamic communications management, issues resolution, value engineering and innovative thinking has led him in achieving highest results pertaining to real estate challenges.

Tej has a thorough understanding of all aspects of large projects and programs of works, from financial modeling, to delivery options and methods, to operations and maintenance factors.  Working with client groups at all levels; he strives to bring the very best value solution to any issue or challenge inherent to any project or task.

Tej’s working history involves leading various multi-million and multidisciplinary project teams of varying size & expertise comprising of Facility Design such as Architectural & Interior Designers, Engineering Consultants, General Contractors of various types, and Portfolio partners in various project environments such as Corporate, Commercial, IT Infrastructure; Industrial/Multipurpose; Operations & Maintenance & Utilities.

  • Prepared and monitored monthly and annual project cost reporting (PCR’s) with team members and account leaders. 
  • Supervised multiple staff in daily maintenance activities, work loading, probability forecasting and performance reviews with all human resource initiatives.
  • Completed regular formal and casual presentations to business partners and client personnel concerning the long term product and service strategies, upcoming major activities, market opportunities and future prospective consumers & business tactics.
  • Prepared and executed formal presentations in design solutions, costing, project scheduling and implementation of business practices to large clientele bases locally, nationally as well as internationally.

Awards & Associations

  • Cushman & Wakefield – Top Global Occupier Services Performer National Award: Project & Development Services
  • CB Richard Ellis – Project Management Recognition Global Award Recipient.
  • Prepared high level feasibility case studies, which documented strategic business objectives, operational & facilities requirements, potential alternatives, recommended solutions and high-level cost benefit analysis.
  • Aligned with industry partners to streamline business processes, data integration and protocol for conducting the highest level of customer satisfaction outcome.
  • Led various multi-million and multi-disciplined project teams for outstanding successful results. (e.g. L.A.P.D. Emergency Command Center Project-Los Angeles, CA. El Paso Energy Trading Floor-Houston, TX. Houston 9-1-1 Control Center-Houston, TX. Reliance Info-com-Mumbai, India. African National Development Bank-Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Bechtel-London, England. JH-Whitney Financial-New York, NY. Morgan Stanley- New York, NY. MasterCard International-St. Louis, MO. Wheeler Army Air Force Base-Oahu, HI. KG Telecom-Taipei, Taiwan).
  • Worked closely and realistically with project teams and alliance partnerships to create, monitor, adjust, and execute seamless project planning while congruently defining all risk management analysis.

Assignments

  • EY – Epcor Tower 10423 - 101 Street NW, Edmonton AB – 20,588 RSF fast track relocation project
  • EY – Calgary City Center 215 – 2nd Street SW, Calgary AB – 53,268 RFS new facility tenant improvement
  • MaxLinear – Willingdon Park 4370 Still Creek Drive, Burnaby, BC – 13,705 RFS tech sector facility design build
  • Sophos – 777 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver BC – 32,230 RSF advanced internet IT & Security facility design build
  • UBER – 10180 105th street NW, Edmonton AB – 1,447 RFS stay in place office renovation in occupied space
  • Sun Life Financial – Western Canadian Portfolio (Edmonton/Calgary/Burnaby/Vancouver)
  • Morneau Shepell – 411 Dunsmuir, Vancouver BC – 37,000 SF phased renovations and consolidation project
  • Wells Fargo – Western Canadian Portfolio (Calgary/Vancouver)  TI projects ranging from 3,000 – 15,000 SF
  • KRAFT & Mondelez – 4370 Still Creek Dr. Burnaby BC– 6,000 SF This mandate involved a 6,054 SF fit-out renovation overseeing the Landlord in their turnkey model
  • Ericsson – Ottawa & Vancouver Projects consisting of specialized lab/research space, tenant improvements to office space, capital assets management along with infrastructure planning assessments   
  • Microsoft – 858 Beatty Street, Vancouver BC – 36,000 SF facility renovation for Research & Development for Microsoft gaming division
  • HSBC Software House - 3383 Gilmore Way, Burnaby BC – 146,000 SF New Build-to-Suit facility for global software development center
  • BP Canada Energy Company – 240- 4th Avenue SW Calgary, AB - 46,720 SF facility renovation for a state of the art trading floor & data center
  • Deutsche Bank AG – 888 – 3rd Street SW, Calgary AB – 8,000 SF Trading Floor & Office Renovations 
  • Miller Thompson – Western Canadian Place 700-9th Avenue SW Calgary AB – 29,960 RSF multi stage renovation project with extensive feasibility studies involving new company branding and design standards