Joe Arenal

Joe Arenal

South Florida
Director of Project Manager

Experience 

Joe serves as the Director of Project Management for Foundry Commercial focusing on the South Florida market and as a resource to the entire platform. Joe has over thirty years of Architectural experience in the design, governmental approval, construction and construction management of major projects including corporate, commercial, private and institutional facilities. 

Prior to joining Foundry Commercial, Joe had a 20-year tenure Sharpe Project Developments, Inc. (SPD). Joe served as Senior Project Manager working in the South Florida Market. While at SPD, Joe completed significant projects in the Tri-County area, listed below. Joe served as president of Architectural Design Team, which focused on high-end residential, commercial development and interiors. He has governmental experience having worked with Development Services for the City of Delray beach and Town of Hillsboro Beach.

Joe’s desire to be part of a growing Team fit well with our expanding South Florida presence, His experience will prove to be a differentiator in Foundry Commercial’s service offerings. His background in master planning, conceptual studies, programming, workplace strategies / trends, design optimization and sustainable strategies that provide a return on investment will reinforce the value offered to our clients.   

Significant Assignments

  • Bank Atlantics Headquarters, Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Site Development, Building Expansion/Renovation, Tenant Improvements
  • Bacardi USA Headquarters, Coral Gables, Florida – Tenant Improvements 230K RSF (5 levels), LEED-CI Gold Certification
  • Law offices for White & Case LLP, Southeast Financial Center, Miami, FL–Tenant Improvement (3 levels)
  • Law offices for Akerman LLP, Brickell City Center, Miami, FL – Tenant Improvements (8 levels)
  • City Furniture Showroom & Distribution Center, Tamarac, FL – Site Development, New Facility, Tenant Improvements
  • Kemet Electronics Headquarters, Fort Lauderdale FL – Building shell modifications, Tenant Improvements (5 levels -52k RSF)
  • Rick Case – Habitat for Humanity Community, Pompano Beach, FL – Site Development, (107 homes)
  • The Preserve Assisted Living Facility, Pompano Beach, FL – Renovation of (3) levels & creation of memory-care Facility
  • JAFCO Children’s Village, Sunrise, FL. - Site Development, Building Construction, Interiors, Children’s shelter facility and 8 group homes
  • JAFCO Children’s Ability Center, Sunrise, FL -– Tenant Improvement 15K SF Multi-function, Assembly Hall
  • El Dorado Furniture, Pembroke Pine, Hialeah, Dadeland, Calle 8-Miami - Site Development, Building Construction, Interiors
  • Notre Dame d’Haiti Catholic Church, Miami, FL – Site Development, Building Construction, Interiors
  • JKG Group Printing Facility, Deerfield Beach, FL – Tenant Improvements 90K RSF
  • Congress Office Park, Delray Beach, FL – Site Development, Building Construction (64K s.f.), Tenant Improvements

Education & Accreditations

  • Professional Degree – Bachelor of Architecture from Auburn University
  • Registered Architect – State of Florida
  • Certified Plans Reviewer – State of Florida
  • Certified Building Inspector – State of Florida
  • Licensed Real Estate Agent – State of Florida
  • USGBC – LEED Accredited Professional – BD+C

Community Involvement

  • Trustee Level Member of Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale
  • Member of the Warriors & Quiet Waters Foundation