MICHAEL J. BRUCE, P.E.
Founder & President of Edgewater Projects
Edgewater's founder, Michael Bruce, is a licensed Professional Engineer with over 22 years of experience in a broad scope of roles encompassing nearly all aspects of waterfront development, including; Maritime Operations Director, Development Manager, Project Manager, Asset Manager, Construction Manager, Resident Engineer, and Engineering of Record. Mr. Bruce has a proven track record of delivering successful results across a diverse cross section of distinguished projects throughout the maritime industry. Mr. Bruce began his career as a certified commercial engineer-diver performing underwater inspections for the US Navy, US Coast Guard, and commercial ports and private waterfronts. This first-hand understanding of the various structure types, design, and aging patterns gives Mr. Bruce a unique insight and knowledge that brings value to projects of all scopes and scale. Mr. Bruce’s wide-ranging experience, spanning from initial concept design through construction oversight and operations, provides him a rare perspective in evaluating costs, schedule, and means of construction and delivery for a wide range of waterfront projects.
In Spring 2014, Mr. Bruce assumed the role of Maritime Resident Engineer for The District Wharf project, a $2.1B urban revitalization project that includes nearly a mile of waterfront in the Nation’s Capital and approximately 40 acres of overwater development. Since groundbreaking in 2014, Mr. Bruce has had a growing role and responsibilities on this nationally recognized project, including Engineer of Record, Resident Engineer, Construction Manager, Development Manager, and Maritime Operations Director. Mr. Bruce continues to serve as the primary point of contact for all marine related work including design, permitting and construction for the District Wharf in Washington, DC. www.districtwharf.com
Licensed Engineer: District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, New Hampshire