Paul Wojdyla is a Managing Director with more than 30 years of building experience, including base building construction and renovation, tenant improvements, and pre-construction consulting. He is responsible for providing project management services for a wide variety of local and national clients. This includes coordinating the delivery of services with clients to ensure accurate and timely execution of the project process.
Mr. Wojdyla’s recently completed projects include 61 E. Banks, a 58 unit luxury apartment building on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. 61 E Banks is one of the many Draper & Kramer projects he has completed over the past four years. ION Trading is another long term client. Mr. Wojdyla has been managing that account for the past six years. ION Tulsa was completed in April 2020.
Also, Mr. Wojdyla managed the relocation of MC Machinery Systems’ national headquarters to Elk Grove Village. Prior to that, he oversaw Kenall Manufacturing’s relocation to Kenosha, Wisconsin The Kenall assignment has led to Mr. Wojdyla’s securing Kenosha’s New Municipal Building assignment.
Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank in 2011, Mr. Wojdyla was a project executive at Lend Lease (formerly Bovis Lend Lease), where he managed several projects for BP. This included the development of 250,000 square feet of office space which encompassed a 36,000-square-foot trading floor at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
During his career, Mr. Wojdyla has delivered project and construction management services on over 10 million square feet of tenant improvements and over $500 million in base building and building renovation projects.
Education and Accomplishments
Mr. Wojdyla holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Years of Experience
Areas of Specialization
- Program and Project Management
- Real Estate Development
- Due-Diligence, Site-Planning, Budgeting, and Value Engineering
- Regulatory Agency Entitlement and Permitting Approvals
- A&E Coordination
- Leasing & Tenant Coordination
- Construction Advisory Services, Contract Compliance, and Cost Audits