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MIKE HIGASHI

SR. PROJECT MANAGER

 

HIS ROLE

Mike is responsible for budgeting, estimating, scheduling and subcontractor coordination on construction projects, from conception to completion. He collaborates with the architects, engineers and vendors to ensure the construction project is delivered on time and within budget.

HIS BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

Mike's career in commercial construction began while working summers on the general contracting side of his father's architecture firm. He began as a carpenter, where he gained the skills and knowledge that led him to the world of construction management. Mike joined Skyline in 2008 as a Project Manager and was promoted to Senior Project Manager after demonstrating his ability to retain loyal clients and deliver successful projects. Some of Mike's clients include Hines, CBRE and Jones Lang LaSalle.

HIS MANAGEMENT PHILOSOPHY

As a mentor, Mike prefers to lead by example. He values on-the-job training as being the most effective learning tool. He sets high standards from the start and works best with driven self-starters.

HIS INTERESTS AND HOBBIES

Mike and his wife have recently been in DIY mode, which includes renovating their new home: "She's the visionary and I'm the implementer. She has a great eye and I trust her ideas."  Mike's most recent triumph was the completion of his new wood deck.