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January 18, 2017

Delos™, a wellness real estate and technology firm, today announced a partnership with HKS, Inc., an international design firm, to study and measure the impact of interventions in the built environment on human health and well-being. The new HKS and Delos partnership will focus on applied research and will build on the strengths of each company to target peer-reviewed open sourced publications, and advance Delos’ mission to transform buildings into healthier spaces.

January 5, 2017

The Texas Rangers today announced that HKS, Inc., has been selected to design the new ballpark to be built in Arlington.

January 3, 2017

HKS, Inc., the international design firm, today announced that it has been selected to reposition the JCPenney Headquarters in Plano, Texas by the general partner of the new ownership group, Opportunity Partners.

December 8, 2016

Today, HKS celebrates the opening of MGM National Harbor, a new $1.4 billion entertainment destination located on the Potomac River in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Encompassing more than 1.7 million square feet, MGM National Harbor features a 24-story hotel; more than 125,000 square feet of gaming space; 15 dining options, including three celebrity chef restaurants; 18,000 square feet of high-end retail; a 3,000-seat theater; a 27,000 square-foot destination spa; and 50,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. HKS led the overall design and planning for the entire project.

November 17, 2016

Today, Kroenke Sports and Entertainment breaks ground on the new HKS-designed L.A. Stadium at Hollywood Park. The nearly 3 million-square-foot, multipurpose venue will be home to the NFL’s L.A. Rams and is slated to open in 2019. Located on 298 acres and just east of Los Angeles International Airport in Inglewood, California, the stadium is designed to host world-class sporting events and college championships.

November 17, 2016

HKS’ contemporary and romantic redesign of Esperanza, An Auberge Resort in Cabo San Lucas, received the prestigious Gold Key Award for Best Resort at the 2016 Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design, sponsored by Boutique Design. The awards program is in its 36th year of celebrating the most innovative projects and designers across the globe.

October 26, 2016

Innovative design and healing environments is the theme of this year’s Healthcare Design Expo + Conference, held November 12-15 in Houston, Texas. Health leaders from around the country will gather to discuss the latest health care trends, ideas and research.

August 15, 2016

Kirk Teske, FAIA, LEED Fellow, HKS, Inc. chief operating officer, is one of seven former students from the Texas A&M College of Architecture who were named 2016 Outstanding Alumni. Each has risen to the top of their respective fields while making significant public service contributions. The group was nominated by former students and selected for their outstanding achievements by a college committee. Teske earned a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree from Texas A&M in 1983.

August 9, 2016

HKS Architects, Inc. has been named the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Florida Firm of the Year for 2016. The award — the most prestigious for this region’s architectural industry — recognizes outstanding achievements in design, community service, education and services to the profession. The Firm of the Year award was presented to HKS representatives during the AIA Florida Annual Convention in Palm Beach in July.

August 6, 2016

Phase One of the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium is ready to be unveiled for the 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week celebration held August 4-7, in Canton, Ohio.