Chris Jankins

Project Director

Chris has nearly 30 years of experience managing projects in the life science and biotechnology sectors. A respected leader in the Corporate Real Estate industry, he is known for his expertise, attention to detail, positive attitude and creative problem-solving. He is often commended for treating each client and project as his top priority, regardless of size. His consistent excellence in project execution promotes trust and respect among the project team, resulting in many repeat clients who recognize him as a champion for their projects.

Strengths Include:

  • Due diligence
  • MPre-construction and commissioning
  • Contract negotiation and management
  • Construction management
  • BIM and BIM process

Most recently with JCalnan, Chris’s experience in Construction Management dates to early days of his career, when he was a subcontractor. During this time, Chris’s passion for technology led him to start his own computer business on the side, where many of his clients were the general contractors he was subbing for. This technical knowledge, as well as his fundamental expertise in construction, led quickly to career advancement as a Construction Manager for several leading general contracting firms. His experience and in-depth MEP knowledge have been key factors in building an extensive list of successful projects.

In addition to his passion for technology and construction, Chris also has a deep love and respect for the ocean. He is a boat captain, safety swimmer and scuba instructor with over 1,500 dives under his belt. Chris consistently commits unequivocally to all pursuits.

Project Director
With a lifetime of experience in construction, Chris’s value is in his hands on technical knowledge and knack for deciphering a project scope from the earliest stages of development. His passion for technology and zeal to be on the cutting edge of innovation poises him to bring expertise in quality control and technical guidance to the project managers at Hereva. With many client relationships that have spanned over two decades, Chris will also contribute to business development for Hereva.

University of New Hampshire, Construction Management concentration
Wentworth Institute of Technology, Construction Management
In-depth software knowledge: Navisworks, MS Access, MS Project, MS Office Professional Suite, Bluebeam and other OSTO applications, Visual Basic, AutoCAD, Revit

Project Experience
Chris’s impressive career has focused primarily on life science & technology construction projects. Through his in-depth technical knowledge and hands-on experience, as well as dedication to his clients and their projects, Chris has amassed an extensive client list.

  • Metropolitan Storage 134 Massachusetts Avenue
  • MIT 233 Massachusetts Avenue
  • Forest City
  • Sermo
  • Whitehead Institute
  • Millennium Pharmaceuticals
  • Cereon Genomics
  • Novartis
  • 640 Memorial Drive Animal Care Facility
  • 45 Sidney Street Animal Care Facility
  • Alkermes
  • Amgen
  • 675 West Kendall Street
  • Boston Biomedical Research Institute
  • The Broad Institute
  • Takeda Oncology
  • 320 Bent Street
  • 270 Albany Street
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Novartis
  • MIT
  • MIT Real Estate
  • MIT Investment Management Company
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
  • Foundation Medicine
  • Mass General Hospital
  • Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • 3m
  • Millennium Partners
  • Momenta
  • Repligen
  • ThermoKing
  • Biogen
  • Quest diagnostics
  • Bioverativ
  • Agilent technologies
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  • Invicro
  • Biomed realty
  • Alexandria Real estate trust
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Wyeth
  • Digital Equipment Corp
  • Shire
  • Cubist
  • Charles River Laboratories
  • Agios Pharmaceuticals
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals
  • AVEO Oncology
  • Eleven Biotherapeutics
  • Fog Pharmaceuticals
  • Idera Pharmaceuticals
  • Infinity Pharmaceuticals
  • Merrimack Pharmaceuticals
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