U.S. Green Building Council Member

The PREMIER Team

Joe Ahrens

Vice President


Joe Ahrens PREMIER Project Manager

Phone

847.297.4200 Ext 111

Fax

847.297.4205

Address

Corporate Headquarters

1000 W Irving Park Road

Suite 200

Itasca, Illinois 60143

Email

joseph.ahrens@pdbgroup.com

"We begin each project with value in mind. We are diligent in watching the market to make smart and efficient choices that save the client money and also are sustainable and forward-thinking."

As Vice President, Joe oversees day-to-day coordination of projects, including estimating, design, permitting, scheduling and contract administration. He understands that every project has its own unique challenges. Joe takes pride in finding solutions, and more, he anticipates and addresses problematic issues before they arise. "When we develop clear communication and trust at project inception, every step to completion is smoother.



Professional Experience

Joe has been directly involved in planning and overseeing construction of more than 60 facilities totaling more than two million square feet.

Included in Joe's project history are: a two-story medical office building totaling more than 58,000 square feet, a tenant improvement project for the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago outpatient Clinic in the same facility, a 22,000 square foot state-of-the-art cancer treatment center for the University of Chicago Medicine, a linear accelerator vault expansion and a two-story administrative building totaling 30,000 square feet, all of which are located at the Silver Cross Hospital medical campus in New Lenox, Illinois.

Joe completed an 11,000 square foot ambulatory surgery center in suburban Toledo, Ohio, a 12,000 square foot dental facility in Bolingbrook, Illinois and numerous other medical projects throughout the Chicagoland area.

Joe recently completed a 365,000 square foot build-to-suit for FREEMAN's Chicago office and production facility in McCook, Illinois, which received a LEED Silver status from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Education

Bachelor of Science - General Engineering
- University of Urbana-Champaign - Champaign, Illinois

Think beyond the build.

  • CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

  • 1000 W Irving Park Rd
  • Ste 200
  • Itasca, Illinois 60143
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  • P 847.297.4200
  • F 847.297.4205
  • SOUTHEAST DIVISION CGC 1517224

  • 7901 SW 6th Court
  • Ste 100
  • Plantation, FL 33324
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  • P 954.530.6972
  • F 954.697.7676
  • SOUTHWEST DIVISION CGC 1005104

  • 16530 Bake Parkway
  • Ste 101
  • Irvine, California 92618
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  • P 949.333.2261
  • F 847.297.4205
  • NORTHEAST DIVISION

  • 517 Rte One South
  • Ste 1002
  • Iselin, NJ 08830
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  • P 732.326.2968
  • F 732.218.5759

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