Director of Construction
Ben Bridges joined Kimco Realty Corporation in October 2014 and is the Director of Construction for the Southeast, Florida and Puerto Rico. He oversees redevelopment, development, entitlements, design, and construction matters. His responsibilities include site evaluations, pro forma creation, design and entitlement coordination, permitting, lease driven Landlord obligations, cost and schedule monitoring and project turnover. Construction project types include major redevelopments, shopping center renovations, ground up development and lease landlord work.
Prior to joining Kimco, Bridges spent 4 years in senior management for Raleigh based Williams Realty and Building Company, eventually being named Vice President of Commercial Construction and Business Development. His duties included managing and directing both internal development and 3rd party general contracting projects ranging from LEED certified facilities, healthcare, retail and commercial office projects. Bridges also spent 6 years with Charlotte based general contractor Cox Schepp Construction. During that time Bridges managed all phases of construction including retail, multifamily, hospitality and commercial office projects. Bridges has achieved the designation of LEED AP (Leadership of Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional).