Construction Today 2018 - Volume 16, Issue 3 - 113

Stark Enterprises
Arbor Construction
* Headquarters: Cleveland
* Specia y: Real estate development and
general contracting

"We believe in engaging all of
e enses."
- Ezra Stark, COO

and designing and creating unique amenities. "We believe in engaging all of the
senses," Ezra Stark adds.

Market Adaptable
As the company's CEO, Robert Stark has
overseen a number of developments during
the company's 40 years in business. "[Stark]
keeps a close eye on changing consumer
trends and the movement toward lifestyle-centric opportunities," the company

says. "He is able to quickly adapt to ever-changing consumer tastes by developing
properties that fit their needs."
Stark Enterprises' retail developments
in northeast Ohio have attracted major
national tenants including Tiffany & Co.,
Starbucks, Trader Joe's, Sur La Table, Old
Navy, Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters,
H&M, Free People and Allen Edmonds. 
One of the company's most notable
projects was Phase 3 of Crocker Park, a
12-block, $480 million development in
Westlake, Ohio. The development includes
luxury apartments, retail, a hotel and office
buildings including the headquarters of
American Greetings.
Arbor Construction's work on the project
included serving as construction manager
on a 110-room Hyatt Hotel. The company also served as general contractor on a
384-space precast parking garage, a 384unit apartment complex and more than
125,000 square feet of shell retail space.
Though Crocker Park Phase 3 was
completed in 2016, Stark Enterprises is still

developing additional retail and restaurant
uses there.
Construction of the Crocker Park Phase 3
project was led by Bill Trump, who is today
the director of construction operations for
Arbor Construction. Trump was hired in
2013 as construction manager on the project. He assumed his current position in the
company in 2018.
Trump's experience includes working on
multifamily, commercial, retail and industrial projects. "In the past 10 years, I don't
think I've built anything valued at less than
$30 million," he notes.
Collectively, Arbor Construction's project
management and supervision staff has
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