West Coast Self-Storage Group (WCSSG), which operates 55 facilities in California, Oregon and Washington, has hired Megan Swift as construction manager. In this role, Swift will negotiate, prepare and recommend construction contracts to senior management; work with design teams to review construction documents; assist with the building-permit process through jurisdictions; and manage the bid process with general contractors in addition to other duties, according to a press release.
Swift was previously employed with Wright Brothers, The Building Co. of Eagle, Idaho, as an assistant project manager. She worked on numerous self-storage projects in addition to government and commercial development projects.
“I’m excited to be working for a great company like West Coast Self-Storage. I was drawn to them by the quality of their storage facilities and their long-range vision for growing the company. I look forward to contributing my knowledge of the industry in helping to guide current and future development projects for them,” Swift said.
“The addition of Megan to our team will allow us to improve the oversight and day-to-day management of West Coast development projects,” added Steve Tangney, vice president of development. “Megan brings with her a great deal of project-management experience, and we are thrilled that she can lend her skills to help shepherd our new storage facility developments to completion.”
WCSSG is an acquisition, development and property-management company headquartered in Everett, Wash. Its portfolio of managed and owned properties includes 39 sites in Washington, nine in Oregon and seven in California.