The Mission of CMAA is to promote the profession of Construction Management and the use of qualified Construction Managers on capital projects and programs.

    The Vision of CMAA is that all owners will realize capital project and program success by using professionally qualified Construction Managers. CMAA-Chicago brings together professionals from Chicago and around the Midwest.

To join the Chicago Chapter of the Construction Management Association, you must first enroll to become a member of the National CMAA Chapter.

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Upcoming Events

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Recent Events

Illinois Tollway Central Tri-State Project

presented by
Paul Kovacs, Chief Engineering Officer and Clarita Lao, Deputy Chief of Program Implementation

Thank you all for coming out to the September luncheon on Thursday, September 21st.

The Central Tri-State Corridor represents 22 miles of I-294 from 95th Street to Balmoral Avenue.   Originally constructed in 1958, this segment of the Tollway has continued to make due with patchwork repairs over the years while the northern and southern portions of the system have been fully reconstructed. 

The Tollway will outline their $4 billion Central Tri-State reconstruction plan to increase capacity, reduce congestion and improve travel reliability. 

Please thank our sponsors for this event. Sponsorship opportunities for this, and future events are available - contact Kevin Wilson at for more details.

IIT Ed Kaplan Family Institute

For Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship

IIT Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship

Friday, June 29, 2018 - Construction is nearly complete for this state of the art building that will house workshop, media lab, and collaboration space offering students and faculty a centralized facility with a singular purpose of promoting the basic elements of innovation allowing the transition of new ideas into products and processes.  

The design features technologically advanced materials and features including a dynamic ETFE façade as well as radiant heating and cooling.  The project in on track to receive LEED Silver certification.  

CMAA Chicago Annual Golf Outing - 13th Annual Golf Outing

The Spring season has officially arrived and golfing is in the air!
Thank you to those who attended the gold outing and contributed to the Scholarship Fund! The gold outing provides scholarships to qualifying ACE and graduate/undergraduate college students interested in the field of construction management. 


With that, we would also like to thank this year's Project Achievement & Scholarship Program Award winners! 

We are proud to congratulate the recipients for this year’s Scholarship Awards. each of who received a plaque, and a check for $2,500. They are as follows:

  • Tyler Bratland, Undergrad at UIC

  • Xavier John, Undergrad at IIT

  • Tyler Kleinsasser, Undergrad at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

  • Lufan Wang, Grad at UIUC


The Project Achievement Awards were based on the following categories:

Constructed value less than $25 Million: Benesch - 120th & Torrence Grade Separation - Chicago, IL

Constructed value greater than $25 Million: V3/TY Lin - Itasca, Illinois 


Constructed value less than $25 Million: JLL & McHugh - Ritz Carlton
Constructed value greater than $25 Million: Gilbane - Township High School District 113

Omega I-90 - 31 to Illinois Route 53 

Congratulations to all!

Past Events


 We will provide more information as event planning develops, and we look forward to see you there! Click "Join Our Mailing List" above, or email Heather McNitt at  to join CMAA and keep up to date with our last events!

Summer Site Visits (tentative)

  • June: CTA Project

  • July: Cook County Health & Hospital

  • August: Project with Lend Lease


2018 National Conference & Trade Show

When: October 14-16, 2018

Where: Las Vegas, Nevada.

For more information, contact the CMAA Chicago Chapter Secretary, Heather McNitt at .