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Christopher Edwards

Jonathan Rose Companies, LLC

Managing Director of Design and Construction Management

Job Functions: Acquisitions & Dispositions, Design & Construction, Development, Underwriting & Analysis


As Managing Director of Design and Construction, Mr. Edwards is involved in all aspects of the design and construction processes at Jonathan Rose Companies. Mr. Edwards instills a collaborative team approach in each project to ensure the client’s needs are met, risks are identified and mitigated, and the project is completed on time, on budget and with the highest standard of quality. He brings more than 18 years of experience in the fields of development and construction management and has overseen over $1 billion of work throughout his career.Mr. Edwards is responsible for guiding the company’s design and construction process on all new developments, rehabilitation projects, and third party Owner’s representative work. He has experience in a variety of project types including new construction and rehabilitations of mixed use multifamily, theatrical, commercial, and educational facilities. Prior to joining Jonathan Rose Companies, Mr. Edwards was a Project Manager for The Dermot Company, a private developer, where he managed new construction and renovation projects ranging from $1.5 million to $186 million. Earlier in his career, Mr. Edwards was a Project Management Cost Systems Engineer and an Assistant Project Manager at Turner Construction where he worked on core and shell commercial buildings, office renovations/office ft-outs, and educational facilities. As a Project Management Cost Systems Engineer, Mr. Edwards performed internal project audits to analyze cash flows and projected profits, performed staff analysis to minimize the risk of general conditions overruns, and performed project cost variance analysis.Mr. Edwards is a LEED Accredited Professional who received his Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. His unique qualifications of field experience and project cost analysis allow him to identify and mitigate risks early in the design and construction process, which results in project success.

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation