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2020 K Street NW
+ 1 202 719 5749
Asset Utilization and Repositioning Studies
Portfolio Strategy Projects and Portfolio & Asset Management
In addition to the assignments listed above, Mr. Kastens is advising the State Government of Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany on real estate issues related to the U.S. military in Germany. Mr. Kastens served as project manager supporting the State on structuring and conducting a Build-To-Lease solicitation for 271 military housing units for the U.S. Air Force at the Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany. He is currently supporting the State on several military housing initiatives for the U.S. Army at their installation in Baumholder, Germany. Mr. Kastens also led a marketing feasibility analysis with particular emphasis of renewable energy reuse potential for VA’s Knoxville, IA VA Medical Center.
Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Mr. Kastens was a Project Manager at The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, where he managed several different types of complex commercial, institutional and industrial construction projects ranging in value from $2 million to $24 million. Projects included several facilities for Georgetown University and a new facility for St. Coletta of Greater Washington. His responsibilities included on-site supervision and project management, budgeting, scheduling and contract negotiations to successfully complete projects on time, within budget and to the highest quality standards.
Education and Affiliations
Mr. Kastens earned an M.B.A. from the Carey Business School of Johns Hopkins University and graduated with an M.S. in civil engineering from Virginia Tech’s Vecellio Construction Engineering and Management Program. A native of Germany, he also conducted extensive civil engineering studies at the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany. Mr. Kastens is a U.S. Green Building Council LEED® Accredited Professional and member of the Urban Land Institute.