Opportunity Green Business Conference 2011 Speakers
Nicholas Rumanes @GenslerOnCities
Real Estate and Sustainable Development Specialist
Nicholas Rumanes is a seasoned development executive with over 15 years of professional experience in design, construction and operations.
He joins Gensler in 2011 as the firm wide leader of the Real Estate and Sustainable Development practice. His focus is on key real estate and facilities client relationships and developing strategies to maximize sustainable performance and return on investment across real estate portfolios.
Prior to joining Gensler, Nicholas served as Vice President of development for Las Vegas Sands Corp. In this role, his responsibilities included development and portfolio management of
the company’s integrated resorts. He was responsible for founding
and operating Sands ECO 360° Global Sustainable Development. He
was instrumental in leading the company’s sustainable development
practices and innovations, which led to the company earning LEED
Gold (EB) certification for The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, the Sands
Expo and Convention Center, and LEED Silver (NC) for the Palazzo,
together comprising the largest LEED building in the world.
Prior to joining Las Vegas Sands, he was a director for Tishman Hotel
and Realty Corporation where he was responsible for the design and
development of hospitality, residential and commercial projects.