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Construction Manager


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Mr. Ayala has 12 years of experience working in all phases of the architecture profession, providing key support to Senior Planner, Designer, and Project Manager. Coordinates with Planner, Designer and Project Manager on the technical aspects of the drawings to complete presentation and permit packages.

Mr. Ayala also is a licensed General Contractor in the State of California as well as in Mexico. He provides key insights as a designer and builder to our firm.

Mr. Ayala is also employee #1.


  • Master Planning

  • Architecture

  • Feasibility Studies

  • Development Brief Study

  • Community Design Workshops

  • Architectural Direction=Visioning

  • Construction Quality Support

  • Mix Use Centers

  • Transit Oriented Developments

  • Retail Shopping Environments

  • Theater Entertainment Districts

  • Corporate Offices

  • Educational Facilities

  • Sports Venues

  • Construction Coordination


  • Education, Bachelors of Architecture, Instituto Tecnologico de Tijuana, 2005

  • REYES architects, Job Captain - Construction Manager, Partner, 2003 - present

  • Herwelsa, Project Manager - Designer, 2005 - 2012

  • IPROCONS, Independent General Contractor, 2012 - Present (Tijuana, BC, Mexico)

  • TRAYCONS, Designer - General Contractor, 2012 - Present (San Diego, CA)


  • Evolve schematic design into permit drawings with consulting teams

  • Manage external consultants, schedules and budgets

  • Keep abreast of regulations in market to ensure design and zoning compliance

  • Manage multiple projects at the same time in different phases of design

  • Collaborate with Principal to ensure architectural vision translates into design client’s criteria

  • Work closely with Construction to understand cost and schedule impacts resulting from design or design team or client changes

  • Construction product research and integration

  • Analyze and graphically summarize data in support of planning and programming studies


Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture

  • 5 + years of experience in new Retail, Tenant Improvement multi format concept design and development

  • Knowledge of relevant building codes

  • Effectively collaborates and communicates with internal teams and external partners

  • Excellent project management and time management skills, with strong attention to detail

  • Experience managing consultants, contractors, vendors from design through opening

  • Proficiency in 2D/3D software, such as AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, SketchUp

  • Retail Centers, Academic Facilities, Tenant Improvements, Residential: custom + multifamily

  • Prepare Revit plans, building sections, elevations, details, wall sections, and design drawings within all architectural phases

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