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LYFE Kitchen Named a Finalist in MBJ’s Building Memphis Awards

Take a look at the changing face of Memphis: Fabulous new buildings and developments are rising from the ground right next to brilliantly devised reuses of old, even historic, structures. And, mixed in throughout, the latest in sustainable construction and energy practices are employed to ensure the city’s physical environment will be good for a long time to come. Memphis Business Journal honors the best of these projects with its Building Memphis Awards.

See all the finalists here at Memphis Business Journal. (more…)


We’re Celebrating the Grand Opening of Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phase I

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Photo from YourWestValley.com article: http://www.yourwestvalley.com/glendale/article_53defecc-a872-11e5-ad25-d76200b77a7b.html

Congratulations to our client, the Tohono O’odham Nation on the grand opening of the first phase of the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino in Maricopa County, Arizona. The HBG-designed casino officially opened to the public on December 20, 2015. We have compiled articles on the project below – take a look for a peek into the project, and check back on the HBG website soon for official project photography. (more…)


HBG Named a Winner of the 2015 Top Workplaces Award by Memphis’ Commercial Appeal

TWP_Memphis_Portrait_2015_AWHBG is excited to be named one of Memphis’ Top Workplaces by The Commercial Appeal. Congratulations to our incredibly talented employees – and thank you for voting HBG a Top Workplace!
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Soaring future: One Beale design embraces ‘tension’ between old, new

By Thomas Bailey Jr. of The Commercial Appeal

The towers that soar highest in the Memphis skyline share at least one characteristic: Materials other than glass dominate their skin. And old-fashion brick prevails among the historic understory buildings throughout Downtown. All of which means that the glassy One Beale towers will stick out in more ways than one on the south edge of Downtown’s high-rise core, like some transparent bookend.

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HBG Designer Mark Weaver: Why the One Beale Towers are designed completely with glass

Designs for Carlisle Corp.’s $160 million One Beale tower development were approved by the Design Review Board Wednesday. (more…)


HBG designs $40 million expansion for Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino

Buffalo’s economic development revival is spurring a $40 million expansion of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino that will see the size of the two-year-old downtown gaming venue grow by more than 42 percent.

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Janet Smith-Haltom: Passion, Mentors Key for Career Growth

A self-described tomboy growing up, Janet Smith-Haltom was never deterred by the male-dominated world of architecture. Smith-Haltom was the first female principal at Hnedak Bobo Group and still remembers the advice that Greg Hnedak, one of the firm’s founding members, gave her at the start of her career with the company. “He said, ‘Janet, I don’t want you to be a great female architect, I want you to be a great architect.’ That’s the way I have been proceeding since,” Smith-Haltom says.

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First Look: One Beale renderings provide new details on project

Two projects that will change the Downtown Memphis skyline are on the agenda of the next Downtown Memphis Commission Design Review Board meeting.

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Native symbolism creates distinctive design for The Point Hotel

Original article here from the Kingston Community News

The 12- to 18-foot totem pole that Jake Jones will carve for The Point Hotel will contain a lot of symbolism. Two hands holding a copper plate, representing wealth. A chief. A bear holding an orca, a symbol of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe.

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UTHSC’s new, $39M research center equipped to attract nation’s best

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is touting its newest building as a magnet for the country’s top researchers.

The Translational Science Research Building, standing four-stories above the corner of Union and Manassas, is a state-of-the-art facility where researchers will study new treatments for health concerns like cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, stroke and mental health.

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LYFE Kitchen Named a Finalist in MBJ’s Building Memphis Awards

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Take a look at the changing face of Memphis: Fabulous new buildings and developments are rising from the ground right next to brilliantly devised reuses of old, even historic, structures. And, mixed in throughout, the latest in sustainable construction and energy practices are employed to ensure the city’s physical environment will be good for a… Read more »


We’re Celebrating the Grand Opening of Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phase I

Posted by & filed under Entertainment & Hospitality.

Congratulations to our client, the Tohono O’odham Nation on the grand opening of the first phase of the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino in Maricopa County, Arizona. The HBG-designed casino officially opened to the public on December 20, 2015. We have compiled articles on the project below – take a look for a peek into… Read more »


Soaring future: One Beale design embraces ‘tension’ between old, new

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By Thomas Bailey Jr. of The Commercial Appeal The towers that soar highest in the Memphis skyline share at least one characteristic: Materials other than glass dominate their skin. And old-fashion brick prevails among the historic understory buildings throughout Downtown. All of which means that the glassy One Beale towers will stick out in more ways than… Read more »


Janet Smith-Haltom: Passion, Mentors Key for Career Growth

Posted by & filed under Cultivating Excellence, Employee Empowerment, Redevelopment & Reuse.

A self-described tomboy growing up, Janet Smith-Haltom was never deterred by the male-dominated world of architecture. Smith-Haltom was the first female principal at Hnedak Bobo Group and still remembers the advice that Greg Hnedak, one of the firm’s founding members, gave her at the start of her career with the company. “He said, ‘Janet, I… Read more »


UTHSC’s new, $39M research center equipped to attract nation’s best

Posted by & filed under Corporate & Community, Redevelopment & Reuse, Uncategorized.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is touting its newest building as a magnet for the country’s top researchers. The Translational Science Research Building, standing four-stories above the corner of Union and Manassas, is a state-of-the-art facility where researchers will study new treatments for health concerns like cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, stroke and mental health.