Commercial, Retail & Institutional


Innovative architecture and reliable function come together in designs that focus on achieving project-specific goals. From data centers and on-site power to workplaces and sustainable facilities, our integrated teams bring your vision to life.

What We Do



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What We Do


  • Corporate Headquarters Campus

    Design-build delivery of an office campus, including custom features for an anchor tenant’s corporate headquarters on the original delivery schedule.

  • Lunar Production & Operations Center

    Design-build services for development of a 106,000-square-foot headquarters and lunar operations center focused on preparations for U.S. return to the moon.

  • Town Pavilion Renovation

    Design and preconstruction services for a lobby renovation at the historic Town Pavilion skyscraper in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Data Center Microgrid

    FAA glare study and design, construction and commissioning services for a microgrid serving an office, data center and energy technology center.

  • Commercial Headquarters Renovation

    Planning, architecture, engineering and construction services for a new headquarters campus and environmental branded experience for an aerospace manufacturer.

  • Utility Master Plan/Franklin Heating Station Updates

    Permitting details and phased construction are streamlining efforts to boost power reliability while maintaining full hospital operations at the Mayo Clinic.

  • Design-Build Contact Center

    Design-build services for a three-story, 98,000-square-foot contact center supporting a growing team with attractive amenities.

  • NextGen Precision Health Building

    Services for a signature research facility to enhance the academic experience and attract world-renowned researchers and industry partners.

  • 1400 Baltimore Office Tower

    Design services for a dynamic 18-story office tower sited in Kansas City's evolving downtown streetscape.

  • Medical Center Central Utility Plant

    Master plan validation and engineering, procurement and construction services for a major expansion, including a CHP system, chiller and cooling towers.

  • Ben Franklin Readiness Center - Arden Hills Army Training Site

    Designed administrative, classroom, assembly hall, locker room, storage and maintenance bay spaces for 60,000-square-foot readiness facility.

  • Cooling & Heating Asset Management Program (CHAMP)

  • Central Plant Master Plan Implementation

    Architectural, engineering, procurement and construction services for a 50-year master plan, providing on-site power generation, steam and chilled water.

  • Site Evaluation and Master Planning

    Assisted with assessing sites, then providing site master planning, construction and renovation services, including Lean Six Sigma analysis of factory layouts ...

  • REVERB Multifamily Housing High-Rise

    Engineer-procure-construct (EPC) services for a 14-story multifamily housing high-rise with 132 units in an urban neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Brownfield Data Centre

  • University of Arizona Steward Observatory Renovations

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