Jonathan Valones’ seasoned background in civil engineering, construction and real estate development has earned him a respected reputation as an accomplished professional in a competitive and complex industry. As a Project Manager, he helps oversee all facets of the construction process at The VOREA Group.
Jonathan has over a decade of practical experience in various sectors of construction from high-rise residential to hospitality, institutional, commercial/ mixed use, parks/open spaces, transportation and civil works. His diverse expertise handling multiple intricate, high-profile projects throughout his career from concept to completion has fueled his intimate understanding of the design, development and construction processes. Some of his notable recent projects include The Beekman Hotel and Residences in Downtown Manhattan and The Wheeler in Brooklyn, both in excess of 350,000SF.
Prior to joining The VOREA Group, Jonathan held positions with major real estate developers, construction management firms, general contractors, subcontractors, and engineering firms. His proven capabilities include problem solving, effective management of all project stakeholders, a strategic approach to purchasing, equitable dispute resolution, assembling top-performing teams, attention to detail in contracts, change order management, and developing practical and useful project controls.
Jonathan applies his extensive skills and proven knowledge to achieve the best value, utilizing sound engineering principles through each step of the construction cycle for projects throughout New York and New Jersey. He segued seamlessly into real estate after earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology.