John Colvin

Senior Project Manager, Philadelphia Team Lead

Specializing in owner representation, John advises clients through the entire project lifecycle (pre-construction to closeout) on large-scale projects. With 3+ years of experience in industrial project and program management, John has effectively overseen complex projects with budgets ranging from $13M - $55M. His attention to detail and concise reporting helps him manage multiple projects at once, while maximizing efficiency. John’s clients include Hampshire Companies LLC., Fabric, KBS, Crow Holdings, and Cisco.

Prior to joining Avison Young, John was a Start Up Manager for Amazon in the Greater Philadelphia Area, where he launched 5 delivery stations in the Northeast and added more than 200,000 packages per day in peak capacity. During this role, John’s experience specialized in station design review, budget reporting and expense management, vendor/client management, non-inventory procurement ordering, inventory management, operations team coordination, and full site start up, launch, and project closeout.


  • Bachelor of Science, Supply Chain and Information Systems, Penn State University

Client List

Significant assignments

  • Amazon: DBO9, DJE6, DJR1, DEW5, DPH9 – Last mile delivery station projects ranging from 90,000 SF – 340,000 SF. (Industrial renovation & ground up construction)
  • Cisco
  • Hampshire LLC: 5 Dedrick PL, West Caldwell, NJ, 215,221 SF, $17M - (18 acres with 2 spec warehouses)
    - 12 Porete St, North Arlington, NJ, 108,993 SF, $13.4M  - (5.5 acres with 1 spec warehouse)
  • KBS: 550 East Swedesford Road, Wayne, PA, 8,750 SF, $215,058 (Class A office renovation)

    - 1000 Continental Drive, King of Prussia, PA 19406, $1,318,055 (Capital improvements: conference center renovations, garage repairs, lobby lighting)

  • Crow Holdings: 5291 Pottsville Pike, Ontelaunee PA 19605, 651,579 SF, $45.5M (45 acres with 1 spec warehouse)
  • Fabric: 42-17 13th Street, Long Island City, NY, 17,00 SF, $340,000 (Industrial renovation)