Howard Yates
Senior Project Manager

As Senior Project Manager for EdgeCore's Western Region, Howard is responsible for all aspects relating to exceeding client expectations around design and construction and delivering an excellent client experience throughout the design-and-construction process.

Howard brings to EdgeCore over 48 years of construction experience covering every classification of construction from data centers to wastewater plants, manufacturing, healthcare, office, and retail. Howard served in the Air Force for 4 years as a building inspector over civilian contractors. Afterward he spent 11 years with Manhattan Construction Company, rising to the rank of Chief Estimator for the Dallas region. Howard then worked for MBC Consulting for 22 years primarily working with Lincoln Property Company overseeing their high-rise construction processes as an owner’s representative.Prior to joining EdgeCore, Howard worked as a Senior Project Manager for CoreSite Realty Corporation, building data centers for nine years in Chicago, Boston, Virginia, Miami, New York/New Jersey, Los Angeles, and Silicon Valley. During his career Howard has managed the construction of approximately 2.5 million square feet of data centers with a value exceeding $1.0 billion and approximately 14 million square feet of buildings in other asset classes with a value exceeding $2.0 billion.