Ms. Cowan began her professional career 29 years ago in the offices of Maguire Thomas Partners after receiving her degree from Pepperdine University. In 1989 she was responsible for overseeing the first City of Los Angeles renovation and sprinkler retrofit of an occupied hotel (Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, CA). Additionally, she was the Director of Tenant Improvements for JMB, responsible for the build-out of over 5 million square feet of space in Los Angeles, Phoenix, AZ and Houston TX. Over the next few years she continued to work for large development companies where she was responsible for the development and construction of Spago Beverly Hills and other high profile commercial properties. Spending 13 years working with Planning Partners, Ms. Cowan was responsible for developing large, single-family estate properties throughout Los Angeles.
Finally launching her own company in 2013, BETH COWAN Project Management focuses primarily on high-end estate development and construction, emphasizing her experience in entitlements, team management, budget and schedule control and reporting.
Some of Ms. Cowan’s most recent projects include the completion of a 28,000 sq. ft. residence in Bel Air, a 12,000 sq. ft. private residence in Beverly Hills, and the development of a 40,000 sq. ft. residence in Denver, CO. Most recently she has completed a 10,000 sq. ft. residence in Pacific Palisades, the remodel of a John Lautner house on Carbon Beach in Malibu, the restoration of a historic estate in Beverly Hills, and the development of a 14,000 sq. ft. farm house in the Pacific Palisades. Projects range from $5 Million to $60 Million.
Ms. Cowan has been married for 20 years and has three children. She is passionate about children’s causes and supporting young women. She created her company in part to support and encourage women in the construction and real estate development fields.