Newport Beach & Rancho Mirage, CA
Hedley Construction & Development Inc. Construction Managers, General Contractors, Developers


George Hedley

Hedley Construction & Development Inc

George Hedley is the founder, 100% owner, and CEO of HEDLEY Construction & Development, Inc., a major commercial, office and industrial building general contractor and developer headquartered in Costa Mesa Southern California. He has over 30 years of experience building, developing, and managing commercial, industrial, and office projects primarily in Southern California and the greater Las Vegas area. HEDLEY has built more than 300 projects totaling in excess of 15 million square feet costing over $750 million. HEDLEY has been listed numerous times in the Top 20 largest general contractors headquartered in Orange County, California.

The many projects built and developed include: commercial buildings, industrial buildings, retail & shopping centers, manufacturing & corporate headquarters, office buildings, medical buildings, self storage mini-warehouses, tenant improvements, renovations, and off-site street improvements.

Hedley Builders, Inc. was founded in 1977 as a general contractor and steadily grew to $50 million annual volume by 1987. In 1996, Mr. Hedley changed the company name to Hedley Construction & Development Inc. Hedley now focuses on full service construction, real estate development, and investment real estate including: property acquisition, project development, project entitlement and permitting, project financing, pre-construction, construction, project management, supervision, sales and leasing, and property management. Hedley’s current projects average from $2 to $20 million.

As a general contractor, HEDLEY builds several projects every year averaging between $2.5 to $10 million dollars each. As a real estate developer, George Hedley has participated as a principal or manager in the ownership, investment, development, acquisition, planning, design, construction, and management of over 1,500,000 square feet of commercial, industrial and office projects. In addition, George Hedley owns and manages over 750,000 square feet of office and industrial buildings.

Hedley Construction also provides personal "hands-on" construction management consulting, construction litigation support, and other specialized construction services.  These services include: project completion analysis, consulting, feasibility studies, inspections, management, estimating, cost analysis, scheduling, defect analysis, dispute resolution and expert witness support.

George also owns and operates HARDHAT Presentations, and is one of the top construction industry speakers in the United States. He presents over 50 keynote speeches and seminars annually to national associations and companies across the USA.

Education:       University of Southern California
                           Bachelor of Science, 1972, Civil/Structural Engineering

                           George Hedley                       
                                 California Contractors License # 316,808
                           Hedley Construction & Development Inc.    
                                 Contractors License #391412 - Classification B: General Building Contractor


1972                 Bechtel Corporation               Civil - Structural Engineer
                          Norwalk, California               

1972 - 1975     Alex Robertson Company    Construction Project Engineer & Supervisor
                           Irvine, Ca.                                  Estimator & Project Manager
                                                                               Construction Field Superintendent
1975 - 1977     Linkletter Properties             Construction Division Manager
                          Newport Beach, Ca.                 Construction Project Manager
                                                                               Chief Estimator
                                                                               Construction Field Superintendent

1977 - 1992     Hedley Builders, Inc. President, Owner & Founder
                           Newport Beach, Ca.                          
1992 – Now    Hedley Construction & Development, Inc.
                          Costa Mesa, CA                        CEO, President, Owner & Founder
                                                                                ( fka Hedley Construction & Management, Inc.)

Honors and Recognition:

            "Entrepreneur of the Year” - Construction
                           Ernst & Young and ‘Venture’ magazine, Orange County, Ca.
            Southern California Builders Association  - Past Chapter President

            Associated Builders & Contractors             - Past Chapter President

            Orange County Builders Association          - Past Chapter President                    

            National Speakers Association                     - Past Chapter President
                           Member 1988 – present
                           Certified Speaking Professional - 2005 to present

            National Association of Office and Industrial Parks
                           Member 1988 – present & Past board member
American Arbitration Association
                           Orange County Construction Arbitrator - 1997 to present

American Cancer Society                                          - Past Board Member

ChildHelp                                                                        - Board Member

George Hedley



Ken Hansen

Partner – Development Services
HEDLEY Construction & Management Inc.

Ken Hansen is a development partner with HEDLEY Construction & Development Inc. in charge of Development Services. Hansen’s association with HEDLEY combines an extensive background in finance, property management and the development of apartments, industrial and commercial projects. Hansen has syndicated and constructed over 1,000 apartment units, property managed over 5,000 dwelling units and developed multi-tenant for lease and sale industrial projects. Hansen’s real estate career was preceded in commercial banking at First Interstate Bank. His entry into real estate was the result of purchasing a customer managing and constructing apartments in Florida and Southern California.

In addition to real estate development, Hansen dedicated 10 years to alternative energy development and was responsible for the construction and sale of three 60 mgw electrical plants in Delano, Livingston and Redding. The development partners on those projects included United Technologies, Zurn Industries and Signal Wheelabrator Industries.

The primary role with HEDLEY for Hansen will be the identification of acquisition, construction and development opportunities. His scope of responsibilities includes land acquisition, development services, project approvals, project and asset management and property management. He will also secure equity capital, mezzanine funding, construction loans and permanent financing. He will also focus on identifying land for development and value-added investment opportunities.

Education:       University of Colorado
                           Bachelor of Science, 1965 Finance

                           Stanford University 1975
                           Graduate School of Credit & Financial Mgt.

Service:            City Of Irvine  

                           Commissioner - Planning Commission, 7 years
                           Commissioner - Transportation Commission
                           Chairman - Investment Commission

Ken Hansen and George Hedley



Chris Christie

Vice President
HEDLEY Construction & Management Inc.

Chris Christe is a full charge construction manager in charge of construction operations.  Chris came to Hedley with 27 years of experience of building a variety of construction projects including industrial tilt up parks, out patient medical facilities, tract and midrise residential projects.  His responsibilities include client development, pre-construction services, systems administration, estimating and project management.

Chris started in field operations as a superintendent working with both on and offsite development on troubled sites and gradually became involved in corporate systems, contract administration and project completion scheduling.

Chris Christie

Project Experience: (Partial List)

West Holt Business Park
Tenth and Todd Business Park
Mountain View Business Park
Todd Ave. Business Park
Martinek Machinery
Fremont Business Park
Empresa Business Park
Morgan Hill Business Park
Sparks Business Park
AMA Laboratory
Pasadena Dialysis
Evansville Dialyis
Ownesboro Dialysis
Taylorsville Dialysis
Seabridge Villas
Whaler’s Cove
Cabo Del Mar
Custom Homes
H-BIZCTR Ontario
Essex Orangeshow Commerce Center
H-BIZCTR San Clemente
10 Tilt Up Buildings
2 Tilt Up Buildings
14 Tilt Up Buildings
15 Tilt Up Buildings
1 Tilt Up Building
4 Tilt Up Buildings
15 Tilt Up Buildings
7 Tilt Up Buildings
6 Tilt Up Buildings
1 Tenant Improvement
1 Kidney Center
1 Kidney Center
1 Kidney Center
1 Kidney Center
744 Unit Condos
128 Tract Homes
288 Unit Condo
41 Various Locations
10 Industrial Buildings
9 Industrial Buildings
19 Industrial Buildings
20 Industrial Buildings
23 Industrial Buildings
63,000 s.f.
9,000 s.f.
200,000 s.f
100,000 s.f.
32,000 s.f.
20,000 s.f.
96,000 s.f.
42,000 s.f.
55,000 s.f.
26,000 s.f.
7,000 s.f.
20,000 s.f.
11,500 s.f.
7,000 s.f.
800,000 s.f.
200,000 s.f.
300,000 s.f.
100,000 s.f.
73,736 s.f.
95,716 s.f.
79,655 s.f.
233,600 s.f.
84,587 s.f.

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