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February 28, 2017

Facilities for Nationals, Astros, Tigers Immerse Fans in Baseball

February 23, 2017

HKS is expanding its health practice with the addition of Whitney Fuessel, vice president and health care architect. She will help lead the Houston-based health practice and continue to grow the firm’s client base in the south-central region.

February 16, 2017

Flexibility for the future is the theme for this year’s 2017 ASHE PDC Summit, held March 12-15 in Orlando, Florida. The summit is a dynamic industry event that brings together more than 3,200 senior leaders working in all disciplines of health care planning, design and construction to learn, network and discover ways to create value for the health care built environment.

February 8, 2017

HKS’ Marcia Ascanio, Scott Hunter and John Hutchings were elevated to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2017 College of Fellows, one of the highest honors the AIA can bestow upon a member.

February 3, 2017

HKS announced today that Pat Askew has joined the firm as principal and global director of aviation. Based in HKS’ Chicago office, Askew is responsible for leading and growing the firm’s aviation business across The Americas, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa.

January 24, 2017

HKS, Inc. announced 2017 promotions for the 1,360-person, 24-office global design firm. Dan Noble, HKS president and CEO, said, “We are delighted to reward the outstanding performance of our talented and dedicated staff, and look forward to a successful year ahead.”

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.