Karl Ginand, LEED AP

Executive Vice President of Preconstruction & Estimating, Partner

A recognized industry expert with over 30-years of experience, Karl has led preconstruction and estimating for millions of SF of ground-up, renovation and fit-out projects for leading science and technology, academic, industrial and commercial real estate clients.

At Timberline, Karl directs and manages the estimating team and every facet of preconstruction. A key differentiator and value-add for our clients is Karl’s proven track record in developing conceptual accurate early budgets, often purely from design intent. This has been key to facilitating client and design teams’ upfront decision-making on projects. Karl advises clients throughout preconstruction, providing recommendations to drive cost and schedule efficiencies for maximum value and optimal results.

With his deep background in commercial real estate, Karl is often called upon by property owners and developers to assist in evaluating a property’s investment or redevelopment potential. He has also provided valuable support to end-users and brokers in assessing buildout alternatives to inform their decision making.

For over a decade Karl was Senior Vice President and Chief Estimator for JLL Construction / Spaulding & Slye leading preconstruction and estimating for such high-profile projects as NorthPoint and the repositioning of 99 High Street as well as major projects for EMD Serono, Charles River Labs, BUMC and Boston Scientific among others. In a similar role at Dimeo Boston, Karl led preconstruction for such large-scale commercial projects as Citizens Bank new RI campus.


B.S. Civil Engineering
Northeastern University