As President of J. Calnan & Associates, Inc., Jim offers nearly 20 years of construction industry experience. Jim focuses on strategic planning as well as client relationships and development for JC&A. Additionally, he is responsible for overseeing the daily development and execution of multiple projects including construction planning, scheduling, purchasing, cost control, safety and construction implementation. He interfaces directly with the client’s representative, architect and engineer to ensure the project is constructed in accordance with all plans, specifications and applicable building codes. Jim is also a LEED Accredited Professional and assists in leading and coordinating our sustainable and environmentally sensitive projects including those following the LEED Green Building Rating System.
Jim earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with a Minor in Engineering Management from Tufts University. His professional experience encompasses various projects with corporate, life science and institutional clients including involvement with such noted clients as: General Electric, Parexel International, Reebok, Boston Properties, Acceleron Pharma, iRobot and Iron Mountain. Many of these projects were completed design build and with fast track schedules. Jim holds a Massachusetts Construction Supervisors license and is a member of several industry-related associations and affiliations including National Association of Industrial & Office Properties, CoreNet, Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, International Facilities Management Association, Commercial Brokers Association and the United States Green Building Council. He is also deeply involved with On the Rise, a non-profit whose mission is to support the initiative and strength of women living in crisis or homelessness and Building Impact.
Jim lives in Hingham, MA with his wife Gillian and their 2 children, Beckett and Keira.
Organizations I am a part of: National Association of Industrial & Office Properties, CoreNet, Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, International Facilities Management Association, Commercial Brokers Association, United States Green Building Council, On the Rise