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“Fully understanding what keeps our clients up at night allows us to provide the best solution to their real estate, development, and construction issues.”

Art Eckert
Senior Vice President

Experience

As senior vice president, Art brings more than 23 years of construction and program management experience to Plante Moran Cresa. In his roles as relationship manager and capital program manager, Art inspires clients in a variety of industries to plan and manage their capital projects effectively, with an emphasis on encouraging positive team dynamics and proactive communication.

Art has planned, managed, and delivered more than 2 million square feet in capital improvement programs, with program values up to $130 million, for healthcare, industrial, mixed use, and corporate clients. His strategic approach to real estate and construction project initiation, encourages effective coordination with professional service firms, and has proven to be vital to setting up projects for long-term success.

Prior to Plante Moran Cresa, Art was the vice president of construction and development at JB Donaldson Company, where he managed real estate and development activities and construction staffing. He has also worked as a project executive at Beaumont Health and as a project manager at Skanska US Building.

Art graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in construction management. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, where he has served on the local product council.