Construction Services

Burnie Yagmur
Director
Construction Services

Burhan “Burnie” Yagmur is responsible for coordination of the architectural/engineering design projects, construction documentation, competitive bidding, scheduling and construction oversight of all development and capital improvement projects throughout L&B’s portfolio.

In addition, Mr. Yagmur is responsible for annual and capital project budgeting, as well as the inspection, evaluation and underwriting support of targeted property acquisitions.

During Mr. Yagmur’s 30 plus years of U.S. and international experience, he has been involved in all aspects of construction and development projects including architecture and engineering design, inspection/oversight, property assessments, progress reporting, competitive bidding and negotiations.

Prior to joining L&B in 2000, Mr. Yagmur was construction manager for Pond, Robinson & Associates.

Mr. Yagmur earned his BA in Architecture from Aegean University, Faculty of Architecture and Engineering.

 

Steven H. Johnston
Vice President
Construction Services

Mr. Johnston helps oversee management and coordination of development and infrastructure projects throughout L&B’s portfolio, and is active in the coordination and oversight of design and engineering evaluations for multiple development and construction projects throughout L&B’s portfolio. Mr. Johnston assists L&B’s Asset Management team in the development of annual and capital project budgeting, as well as the planning, contracting, oversight and inspection/monitoring processes for a variety of projects.  Mr. Johnston also helps supports the evaluation and underwriting of targeted acquisitions.  As part of his duties as a LEED AP, Mr. Johnston is involved in working with development partners and asset managers in developing and implementing sustainable systems and projects throughout L&B’s portfolio.

Prior to joining L&B in 2004, Mr. Johnston was an Associate for Pond, Robinson & Associates for seven years.  During Mr. Johnston’s 28 plus years of experience, he has been involved in all aspects of construction development including A/E design, inspection/oversight, property assessments, progress reporting, negotiation and competitive bidding.

Mr. Johnston earned his BS in Civil Engineering from North Dakota State University, and is a registered Professional Engineer in the states of Texas, Oklahoma. Mr. Johnston is also a LEED AP Building Design + Construction.