Project Management

Gregg has estimated, negotiated and managed commercial projects that have a total value nearing one billion US dollars. Perfectly balanced by a strong sense of diplomacy and communication, Gregg Wilson can navigate the often-challenging seas of design and building. Gregg is uniquely talented in the roles of project manager, contractor, and designer. He has successfully managed both commercial and residential projects on a national scale, having developed projects from the Eastern Seaboard to Hawaii.


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The Santa Barbara Museum of Art has recently completed a multi phase renovation and seismic upgrade project for which Gregg served as the owner’s representation and manager of the multitude of specialty consultants, contractors, design team along with interfacing with the Museum’s Board of Directors. The project approvals and entitlements for the 100 year old facility took over 3 years to obtain, and the construction ran for 5 years in the historically sensitive El Pueblo Viejo district of Santa Barbara. The work included significant helical pile foundation work, shotcrete exterior wall supporting structures and state of the art climate and lighting systems, to name a few. Truly a gem of the Community, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art is the art and cultural anchor of the Downtown District.


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As an independent construction manager, Gregg administered the 14-year, 8-phase renovation and infrastructural upgrade of the Santa Barbara Bowl, including the building of the new stage (including backstage, talent dressing rooms, concessions, and restrooms) and pavilion, McCaw Terrace, glen and entry gate, storage building, and the Overlook terrace and pavilion.


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As construction manager for the Carpinteria City Hall, Gregg prepared and distributed the bid packages, managed the public bid opening and awarded contracts for the renovation of the 1959 Mid Century Modern City Hall structure. The scope of work involved completely dismantling the interiors, upgrading all systems and interior finishes, interior demountable partitions, landscape and site development work. Gregg managed interface with the insurance adjusters, City Staff teams and all consultants on the owner’s behalf. In addition to the contractors the scope of work, schedule and budget, close work with all the team members was required for an integrated project delivery system.


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Gregg Wilson and John Maienza designed and built this first LEED Platinum home on Butterfly Beach in Montecito. This cutting edge design incorporated sustainable elements into a state of the art, Architecturally unique award winning home.