AJ Colasurdo Joins JCCG as Director of Preconstruction, Land Development

Posted on: May 29th, 2024
AJ Colasurdo, Director of Preconstruction and Land Development at Jim Chapman Construction Group

Jim Chapman Construction Group (JCCG), a leader in the build-to-rent and general contracting industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of AJ Colasurdo as the new Director of Preconstruction and Land Development. AJ brings over 14 years of industry experience to the role, where he works closely with Kevin Hess, Vice President of Land Development, a seasoned industry veteran with 25 years with JCCG.

” AJ is a sound addition to our team. His extensive experience and proactive approach to project management and preconstruction services will be invaluable as we continue to expand and enhance our operations,” said Hess. “AJ is a perfect fit for our company culture and our commitment to quality and client satisfaction.”

As the new Director of Preconstruction and Land Development at Jim Chapman Construction Group, AJ Colasurdo plays a pivotal role in fostering collaboration and synergy across multiple crucial areas. He leads the preconstruction, estimating and project management teams, ensuring they are well-equipped to effectively manage the pursuit, preconstruction and procurement phases. In addition, he facilitates the coordination of project managers, site designers and permitting processes with internal departments and external partners such as contractors, surveyors, engineers and government agencies. His primary focus is on maintaining budgets, schedules, quality standards and implementing robust risk management strategies.

Furthermore, Colasurdo is instrumental in strategic decision-making, working closely with the acquisition team to develop final entitlement and development schedules essential for underwriting proforma and final approval memos. He oversees the procurement process, ensuring the selection of the right subcontractors, evaluating bids and negotiating contracts to ensure the availability of necessary resources for successful project execution.

“These comprehensive responsibilities underscore AJ’s integral role in steering project development from conceptualization to completion, ensuring all processes align with the company’s high standards and strategic goals,” said Jim Chapman, President of Jim Chapman Construction Group.

Before joining JCCG, Colasurdo held significant roles at several notable firms, including Landscape Designer/Estimator at Scapes, Project Manager at Bohler Engineering and Regional Director at Barrier Island Engineering & Consulting.

Colasurdo is already involved in significant projects such as Nestledown Farms in Huntsville, Ala., Perimeter Road in Dawsonville, Ga., and the Cottages at Wildwood in Wildwood, Fla.

“Joining Jim Chapman Construction Group is an exciting step in my career,” said AJ Colasurdo. “I look forward to leveraging my skills and experience to contribute to the company’s ongoing and future projects, ensuring that we continue to deliver excellence in every aspect of our development processes.”

AJ Colasurdo holds a B.A. in Landscape Architecture from Mississippi State University.

For more information, visit www.JimChapmanConstructionGroup.com or call 770-434-3602 (option 2).

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