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Shane Elam | Colliers | Houston

Shane Elam

Senior Project Manager

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Professional Summary

Shane has more than 20 years of construction experience working more than five years in the role of project manager for general contractors and another 15 years as an owner’s representative in both the public and private market sectors. He has worked on many specialty assignments on projects that were running over budget and behind schedule and was able to complete each to the client’s satisfaction. He manages construction assignments with exceptional skills as a project manager and owner’s representative specializing in cost analysis for leasing and or client budget development for ground up projects, move management, tenant build out, scheduling, conflict/problem resolution, and executing admirable construction management tasks. Shane conducts and collaborates work with superintendents and other field personnel by applying knowledge and skills of excellent customer service and timeliness of project deliveries to individual clients and their project teams. Shane monitors and manages operations of all subcontractors to guarantee that quality and schedule requirements are exceeded. Shane assists with managing submittals, pay applications, RFI’s, OSHA regulations, site deliveries, logs, permits, client lending processes, and licensing.  Shane also estimates and qualifies all subcontractors, third-party vendors, and suppliers used on all projects through operational processes once a building is occupied. 


  • Served as construction manager on several private and city projects
  • Performed cost analysis and incorporated client data to generate construction budgets and schedules to secure city funding and planning
  • Generated job order contracts and set up bidding process for city approval
  • Supervised and managed 8-9 simultaneous commercial projects from estimating to project close out


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Mississippi

Memberships & Involvements

  • WULL Coach
  • Second Baptist Member
  • NFLPA Charity Participant


  • San Francisco 49ers - Linebacker
  • Atlanta Falcons - Linebacker
  • Houston Texans - Linebacker



Cost Management, Development Consulting, Parking, Planning, Warehouses, Workplace and Interior Design

Service Lines

Project Management

Property Type

Industrial, Office, Retail

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