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SPC Solutions is an individual entrepreneurship led by B. Kagan Ceylan. Kagan specializes in construction project planning and execution, as well as green building design and construction,  and has more than 20 years of academic and industry experience. 

He started his career with international contractor and developer companies in Moscow in charge of their project planning and controls departments. Kagan also worked węth STI Consulting, a Madison, Wisconsin (U.S.A.) based company, as research and development consultant from 2005 to 2006. In 2007, Kagan joined Real Estate Advisory Services of Ernst & Young in their Moscow office and served as the Head of Construction Project Management practice. Subsequently he worked as the Deputy General Manager in charge of project development and execution with Halk Real Estate Investment Trust in Istanbul, Turkey and Head of Project Management Office with Uralsib Asset Management In Moscow.

Kagan got his B.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering from Middle East Technical University in Ankara Turkey in 1992. He received his M.Sc. degree from Texas A&M University (U.S.A.) in 1994 in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on water resources and environmental engineering and doctoral degree, again from Texas A&M University (U.S.A.), in engineering management with an emphasis on construction project management. Kagan has published several research and thought leadership articles on construction project controls, risk management and sustainable design and construction.

Kagan is a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) on New Buildings (Building Design and Construction), Commercial Interiors (ID+C), Existing Buildings (Operations and Maintenance) and LEED for Homes. He is also a licensed BREEAM International Assessor. Kagan holds Project Management Professional (PMP) accreditation granted by Project Management Institute (PMI) of the U.S.A. and Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS). He is also a member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). 

 

  • News & Announcements

    JTI HEAD OFFICES IN MERCURY TOWER, AN SPC SOLUTIONS PROJECT, RECEIVE LEED GOLD

    The new head offices of Japan Tobacco International (JTI) in Moscow, Russia became possibly the highest green office space in Europe certified under LEED green building standard. SPC Solutions was the LEED Green Building Consultant of the project.JTI head offices in Mercury Tower, which qualified for 62 points out of 1... Click Here to Continue

    SPC Solutions is in CRE-Kazakhstant's December 2014 issue

    Founder of SPC Solutions, Kagan Ceylan, contributes to an article published in December issue of CRE-Kazakhstan and provides a brief summary of green buildings' history in Russia as a pattern for emerging CIS markets. The article discusses various aspects of green buildings in the Kazakhstan market. ... Click Here to Continue

    SPC Solutions was at 1st International Conference on Sustainable Building and Eco-Innovations in Azerbaijan.

    The first international conference on green buildings in Azerbaijan brought together experts and market representatives from Azerbaijan, Russia, Europe and the U.S. together, who discussed the latest developments pertaining to green buildings and shared their insights. Dr. Kagan Ceylan, founder of SPC Solutions, was am... Click Here to Continue

    SPC Solutions was at 6th Green & Sustainable Real Estate Conference.

    The annual conference took place on 25 September 2014 in Moscow, Russia. Dr. Kagan Ceylan, founder of SPC Solutions, was among the speakers and gave a presentation about the evolution of green building industry in Russia since 2010. The speakers in the conference included green building experts from Russia, as well as ... Click Here to Continue

    Article by SPC Solutions published in Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Russia analyzes fast developing competencies of contractors in green buildings in the Russian construction industry.

    The article, Contractor Attitudes Towards Sustainable Construction in Russia: Changes From 2010 to 2014, published in August 2014 issue of the respected real estate journal underscores the fast evolving interest and expertise among Russian contractors since 2010. The article is based on the results of two surveys condu... Click Here to Continue

    Marina Krethecnikova, Director of Administration with JTI, and Kagan Ceylan, Founder of SPC Solutions, answer questions of RuGBC on LEED certification of JTI head office in Mercury Tower.

    The interview discusses the sustainable features of Japan Tobacco International (JTI) new head office in Mercury Tower, whose fit out works are currently underway in compliance with LEED Commercial Interiors green building standard requirements. The LEED Consultant of the project, SPC Solutions, also discusses the impl... Click Here to Continue

    SPC Solutions now offers LEED for Homes Accredited Professional (AP) provided consultancy services for green certification of low and mid-rise single or multi-family residential projects.

    LEED for Homes is a consensus-developed, third party-verified rating system that provides a basis for quantifying the benefits of green homes. The rating system measures performance of a home based on eight categories: site selection, water efficiency, materials & resources, energy & atmosphere, indoor environmental qu... Click Here to Continue

    Article published by Kagan Ceylan, Founder of SPC Solutions, in Summer Issue of Administrative Director Journal discusses impact of green building standards on work environment.

    The article, Green Buildings and Their Impact on Office Environment by Kagan Ceylan, Founder of SPC Solutions, in the Summer 2014 issue of Administrative Director Journal addresses tangible benefits of green offices for employees. The article discusses competing sustainability objectives of green building standards, su... Click Here to Continue

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