People and Companies

KMI International


Michael E. Kraus, PE, CCM,
principal/president and
John R. Manning, PE, CCM,
LEED®, AP, principal/CEO






KMI International (KMI) is headquartered in Orlando with affiliate offices in New York, Boston, Houston and Los Angeles. Celebrating over 15 years in the construction industry, KMI is a project management and construction consulting firm. Recognized for its projects both domestically and internationally, KMI provides clients with a single source of project management responsibility, offering turnkey solutions for a wide variety of construction development and renovation needs. Known for its superior management services, KMI has provided quality control, cost control, value engineering, and schedule control to many notable clients such as Ritz Carlton Hotels, Peter Island Resorts, Starwood Capital, Westin Resort Hilton Head, Universal Orlando, Signature Flight Support, and Raytheon. KMI’s international presence has spread to every corner of the globe from the Caribbean to Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. KMI can deploy staff in any nation or region, offering true global on-site services to meet client needs.

Working in direct service to the owner as the owner’s agent and trusted advisor, KMI provides professional project management services and overall project leadership. KMI’s primary focus is protecting and advancing the owner’s best interests. As an advocate and agent, KMI works to ensure its interests are directly aligned with the clients and its extensive construction expertise is put to use as an asset for owners, developers and investors. From project inception through all construction phases, KMI’s oversight ensures the project’s progress stays on time, remains within budget, and adheres to quality standards. Post-construction, KMI ensures a seamless project closeout and operational turnover, while providing ongoing consultative and facilities support.

Principals Michael Kraus and John Manning operate under tried-and-true industry standards set forth by respected organizations such as the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). They employ a staff of Certified Construction Managers (CCM) who are prepared to provide industry-leading management and leadership.



This article appears in the March 2015 issue of i4 Business.
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