Michael Knight - General Manager of Shared Construction Services


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Senior Vice President
Shared Construction Services

As senior vice president of shared construction services, Michael works closely alongside the new business development staff to help shape and execute development projects for the commercial and residential divisions by providing conceptual estimating and design oversight on new potential multifamily, senior housing, self-storage, and industrial development projects. Michael assists with land entitlements, coordinates the efforts of outside consultants, handles estimating, reviews general contractor proposals, negotiates contracts, and ensures that projects are built to achieve project requirements for quality, schedule, and budget.

Prior to joining Hunt Midwest, Michael had 18 years of construction experience with Straub Construction, where for the past nine years he held the role of vice president of pre-construction services.

Michael holds a bachelor of science in construction science and management from Kansas State University. He lives with his family in Olathe, Kansas.

Hunt Midwest is a dynamic real estate development company privately held by the Lamar Hunt family. Based in Kansas City with over 50 years of development, construction and management experience, Hunt Midwest’s wide range of projects include industrial, commercial, mission critical, self-storage, residential, multifamily, senior living, mixed-use and SubTropolis, the world’s largest underground business complex. Hunt Midwest is part of the Lamar Hunt family’s diverse portfolio of entities involved in real estate, sports/media, energy/resources and private equity investments. In addition to Hunt Midwest, marquee entities include the Kansas City Chiefs, Hunt Southwest, FC Dallas Soccer Club, Toyota Stadium, Chicago Bulls and United Center.