Movers and Shakers Week Ending 06.08.18
CBRE Announces Manufactured Housing Vice President
CBRE announced that Jon Shay has joined its Denver office as a Vice President with CBRE Manufactured Housing, which serves the commercial real estate needs of the manufactured housing and RV resort sector.
Previously with ARA-Newmark, Shay specializes in investment sales and has been involved in more than 75 manufactured housing property transactions over the course of his career, totaling more than $250 million. He is based in CBRE’s downtown Denver office and will serve clients in Colorado and across the United States.
“Jon’s experience in the mobile home and RV park sector of commercial real estate covers the Rocky Mountain region and Central Plains, and we are proud to once again offer CBRE clients expertise in this niche investment market via a Colorado-based professional,” said Pete Schippits, senior managing director and market leader for CBRE’s Colorado region.
“Manufactured housing is remarkably relevant today. It is one of the only product types that provides affordable housing without public subsidies. It is also naturally supply-constrained since few new parks are developed in the U.S. each year. New investors are often pleasantly surprised at the level of returns they can get on a mobile home community compared to a traditional real estate investment,” said Shay. “If demographic trends continue as they have for the last several years, the importance of this affordable housing option will only increase as families look for a more economical place to call home.”
360 Engineering Announces New Hires
360 Engineering recently hired Brennen Guy as a project engineer. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Chemistry at the University of Arizona, Tucson. While in school, Brennen focused on thermodynamics.
Brennen chose Mechanical Engineering because he finds it satisfying to see a project through the stages of concept to construction, especially knowing other people will benefit from a design he was a part of. He also enjoys being constantly challenged with tasks that are logic and math based. He has a background in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
Kerri Zoetewey was also recently hired as a project engineer. She is a graduate of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., earning a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a concentration in Mechanical Engineering.
Kerri brings 16 years of mechanical engineering experience to the team, including five years with Trane and 11 years of engineering consulting. Her strengths in math and science drew her to choose mechanical engineering. She has worked on a wide-range of project types including tenant finish, office buildings, retail, restaurants, churches, schools and multifamily.
Small Giants Expands with Design and Marketing Coordinator
Small Giants, LLC., a rapidly growing creative marketing agency in Phoenix and Denver, has hired Margaret Kinsey as design and marketing coordinator to support the creative team with graphic design needs for digital and traditional marketing collateral. Kinsey will also work with the marketing team to develop compelling proposals for clients.
“Margaret’s hands-on industry experience brings a unique blend to the marketing and design teams that allows for true collaboration to fully serve our clients,” said Danielle Feroleto, founder and president of Small Giants.
Margaret brings three years of design and proposal experience in the A/E/C industry. Having previously worked in a marketing role at an architecture firm, Bettisworth North Architects and Planners Inc., Margaret will support Small Giants’ clients by creating, editing and designing content for proposals, awards submittals and marketing content.
“I’m eager to use my passion with this new position. I love seeing the life of a project take place: from the initial concepts to a completed structure in use and appreciated by the community,” said Kinsey.
She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from the University of Illinois at Chicago, studying fine arts, design and art history. She is a member of Society for Marketing Professional Services.