Nathan W. Adams

Director of Construction

As Director of Construction for Harlem Irving Companies, Inc., Nathan “Nate” Adams is involved in all facets of design and construction from early project design thru occupancy and initial building operations. As the primary project point of contact for Harlem Irving Companies, Nate plays pivotal roles in the company’s construction projects from early design, budgeting, permitting, construction, occupancy and initial building operations. Nate has been an instrumental figure in several notable HIC Chicagoland properties including Willowbrook Town Center redevelopment, 811 Uptown, Ravenswood & Lawrence, 10 N. Main in Mt. Prospect, as well as 4th Street Lofts and 240 Hennepin (located in Minneapolis, MN).


Prior to joining Harlem Irving Companies, Nate acted in several project operational roles for Chicagoland General Contractors, ultimately becoming Senior Project Manager at Power Construction Company, LLC, and later Senior Project Manager at The Boldt Company. For nearly 20 years, Nate has filled vital project leadership roles on several major institutional construction projects including The Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center at Northwestern University; Rush University Medical Center East Tower; and the Advocate Christ Medical Center East Tower, and the Advocate Medical Group Ambulatory Program.

Education & Accreditation

Nate holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction Management from Purdue University. In addition, Nate obtained his LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Professional Accreditation and has a Private Pilot’s License.