About Center City Development
Design, development, and construction in Philadelphia
Meet The Team
Founded in 2010 in Philadelphia, Center City Development has acquired, developed and remodeled in excess of $300 Million of property, 775,000 gross square feet of past and future developments and 450+ new residential units. The company has specialized in the design, development, and construction of some of the most beautiful homes in Philadelphia and the custom fittings within them. We have employed hundreds of minority and non-minority workers throughout all of our projects and we are committed to making improvements to the city. Notable projects include Innovator Village at 24th and Washington, Lombard Estates at 18th and Lombard, Rittenhouse Estates at 19th and Lombard, Walnut Estates at 22nd and Walnut, Garden Square at 12th and Bainbridge, Estates on 3rd at 3rd and Locust, the Exile Building at 13th and Reed, and over 450 other properties in the Philadelphia metro.
Shaun was drawn to the role of construction manager at Center City Development because he enjoys the process of seeing a project from initial excavation through to completion. He especially enjoys walking a client through a completed building.
Shaun is married with three children and currently resides in Lafayette Hill. Outside of work, Shaun enjoys being outdoors and staying active with hiking, walking, and cycling with his family.
In September 2019, Jean Cruz became the Accounting Controller for Center City Development. Jean began with the company as a Bookkeeper in September 2018 and prior to joining the team, held various staff accounting and customer service positions for over ten years.
Jean’s professional focus has centered around customer service and satisfaction as well as efficiency and logistics. He cares deeply about understanding the balance between the right path and the goal. He believes in attention to detail, continuous growth, cross training, and constantly reviewing and polishing what needs to be done.
Jean holds a degree in Accounting from Inter American University of Puerto Rico. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Karen, his son, Eniel, and his cat, Muffin. Jean also enjoys playing guitar, writing, reading and cooking.