Jim Case was born in St. John’s and possesses a Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies (1979) and a Bachelor of Architecture (1981) from the Technical University of Nova Scotia (now DalTech). Jim is a registered architect with the Architects Licensing Board of Newfoundland and Labrador. He is a past president of the Newfoundland Association of Architects and member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada since 1995.
Jim is an enthusiastic member on the Municipal Affairs Committee of the St. John’s Board of Trade, and is active with various community groups dedicated the heritage and development issues in the downtown. He is the Chair of The Rooms Site Development Committee and has also served on the Executive Board of the Quidi Vidi Rennies River Development Foundation.
Jim has considerable experience in the design and project management of local, national and international projects, and possesses an extensive background in managing diverse, multi-discipline teams. He has worked professionally throughout Atlantic Canada, and for extended periods in Montreal, Australia, Asia and Norway.
Recent notable works include the design of Fortis Place, a high-rise office building in the heart of downtown St. John’s which is slated for LEED Silver certification, the concept and detailed designs for the Hebron Offshore Living Quarters, and his efforts to make the Fogo Island Inn a reality for the Shorefast Foundation. Jim is also proud of the work he has performed over the course of many years for the Canadian Coast Guard in the upgrading and preservation of remote lightstations throughout the province.