Lendlease Bolsters its Leadership in the Los Angeles Construction Market

  • 24 Jul 2018
He will be responsible for leading Lendlease’s Southern California Construction business operations, pursuing new business ventures, fostering relationships across multiple business sectors, and forging new partnerships for Lendlease in this market.

“Ben has a proven track record of leading large-scale, high-risk projects including infrastructure development and construction, high-rise construction, retail and residential projects throughout the Unites States.  His strong operational and leadership experience will be key to the successful delivery of our current and future work in Southern California,” said Jeff Arfsten, COO, Construction.  “His achievements make him the ideal candidate to lead our Construction operations in this critical market.”

Mr. Symons’ notable experience includes management of Design and Construction for Lendlease Public Partnerships delivering military housing, hotels and cross-laminated timber throughout the national portfolio, as well as previously overseeing operations of several privatized military housing projects including Island Palm Communities and Hickam Communities in Hawaii and North Haven Communities in Alaska.  

Leveraging the firm’s extensive global real estate and infrastructure experience, the Los Angeles market is one of six target cities were Lendlease is deploying its integrated model.  Lendlease has been operating in the Los Angeles market for more than 30 years, delivering historic and ambitious projects that have transformed the city’s skyline.  Lendlease has a proven track record of success in Southern California and continues to offer industry-leading services, including development, construction management, general contracting, design-build and consulting services across the wide range of market sectors.

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About Lendlease:

Lendlease is a leading international property and infrastructure group with operations in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas. Our vision is to create the best places; places that inspire and enrich the lives of people around the world.

Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, Lendlease has approximately 12,740 employees internationally. 

Our core capabilities are reflected in our operating segments of Development, Construction and Investments. The combination of these three segments provides us with a sustainable competitive advantage and allows us to provide innovative integrated solutions for our customers.

The Americas region, headquartered in New York, offers core capabilities in property and communities development, construction, investment management and infrastructure development. Our expertise covers multiple sectors including arts & culture, aviation, commercial, education, energy, government, healthcare, hotels & resorts, industrial, life science, military communities, mixed-use, multi-site, residential, senior living, telecommunications, transportation and urban regeneration.