Vice President, Development
Mike Zimmerman is responsible for the delivery of all development and construction projects at Olympia. Mike joined the company in 2007 to manage the ambitious $18 million renovation of the Inn by the Sea.
Since then he has delivered a wide variety of new construction projects, property renovations and commercial office tenant improvements.
Mike is able to provide excellent-value turnkey solutions to his internal and external clients by leveraging his experience in design, estimating, construction and procurement.
Mike builds and manages teams of varying sizes to match project scope.
From small teams of subcontractors completing a tenant fit-out to multi-discipline design and construction teams delivering a new hotel, Mike provides resourceful and focused leadership that ensures a timely and cost-conscious product delivery.
He also provides technical consulting services to the properties in the Olympia portfolio on areas such as energy efficiency, warranty claims, leak remediation, tele communications, and HVAC systems.
Before arriving at Olympia, Mike worked in low-income housing in Washington DC, luxury apartment development in Seattle, WA and major railway construction projects in the United Kingdom.
Mike has worked on nearly $1 billion dollars of construction and development to date. He has also worked as an award-winning educator and faculty leader.
Mike has a BS in Languages from Georgetown University and a PGCE from Manchester Metropolitan University. Mike is a LEED Accredited Professional specializing in Building Design and Construction and successfully delivered Olympia’s first LEED Commercial Interiors project at Inn by the Sea Spa.