Akilah A. King

Senior Associate / Move Coordination Services and Project Management Support


Akilah King joined the JM Zell team in August of 2006, advancing from her initial role as administrative assistant to project management support, becoming the primary move coordination specialist at JM Zell.  Working closely with the client’s assigned move team and JM Zell’s project team, Akilah has assisted major clients in headquarters relocation and consolidation including United Association, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and The Washington Post. She has facilitated and coordinated all aspects from pre-move planning, bidding, communications, and coordination to actual move oversight for over eight years.  She has an enviable record of effecting smooth relocation experiences for clients transitioning into new space.

She recently provided project management support for the International Union of Operating Engineers new 200,000 sf Conference and Training Center including furniture procurement management, FF&E installation oversight, coordination with contractor and vendor representatives, conflict resolution, project accounting, FF&E punch list and correction management.

Akilah works collaboratively with each client's designated internal move coordinators to assure effective interface with all stakeholders involved in a move.