guiding your real estate development project

Shinberg Consulting assists clients in the development of commercial real estate, preventing unexpected challenges, navigating zoning boards, ensuring ADA compliance, and much more.

Past and current projects include hotels, office buildings, banks, luxury homes, and waterfront properties. Landmark buildings in Portland, ME include Intermed, Press Hotel, Hyatt Place Portland Old Port, and many more, as well as custom homes featured in Home Plan Ideas magazine and other publications. Visit our Projects page for details.

We are deeply familiar with the complicated processes of obtaining approvals from planning boards, zoning changes, engaging general contractors, complying with building and fire codes, and ensuring the proper planning and installation of complicated construction elements.

Each project comes with unique and shifting needs. Our expertise helps to foresee and prevent issues that would otherwise delay completion, ensuring that your project is on time and on budget. 


expert witness in construction disputes & Real Estate disputes

Two decades of experience in project management, fifteen years as a custom builder, and a law degree combine for unique facility to aid in resolving real estate and construction disputes.

As expert witness and umpire, Greg reviews depositions, evaluates the quality of work, verifies appropriate timelines for construction, and recreates pricing for disputes, among other related needs.

Greg Shinberg is a licensed non-practicing attorney registered in Maine.

Photo by Jen Dean Photography

Photo by Jen Dean Photography

About shinberg consulting

Greg Shinberg, founder 

In the past two decades, Mr. Shinberg has been the Owner's Representative, Project Manager, or  lead consultant for the construction of more than 2 million square feet of newly constructed or renovated structures. Over 30 years of construction experience combined with a legal education gives Greg a unique foundation that ensures our clients the best service.

Mr. Shinberg was a successful custom home-builder for 15 years before graduating from UNH Law in 1999. He is currently a licensed non-practicing attorney registered in the State of Maine.

In 2004, Mr. Shinberg founded Shinberg Consulting, LLC, providing real estate development and expert witness services to a wide array of clients.


How we help

  • Oversight of the design professionals and contractors during the construction process

  • Review and manage change orders to maintain the highest value and lowest cost

  • Identify potential errors before costs are incurred

  • Expert witness in construction disputes

  • Assess the viability of new projects

  • Evaluate the site or existing property for most effective use

  • Oversee the bid process

  • Planning Board approval process guidance

  • Create a sound asset management plan

  • Negotiate with utility companies for infrastructure improvements

“We worked closely with Shinberg Consulting on every aspect of a major renovation. Their professionalism, creativity and ability to hire the best contractors Portland has to offer resulted in great results. We not only recommend them but we will hire them again.”
— David and Sandi Whiston