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RISE to the Top: CB Richard Ellis Office, Dallas, Designed by HKS, Inc.

08 July, 2011


When you’re a global leader in commercial real estate services like CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), the pressure to have your own offices make a stellar first impression—and effectively communicate company culture to your employees—is multiplied to the nth degree. So when the corporation sought to combine three of its existing Dallas offices into one corporate space that would serve as a global prototype for the brand, CBRE knew that its design order for HKS Commercial Interiors, a global design firm, was going to be tall.

To emphasize its position as the region’s largest full-service national brokerage firm, CBRE chose a prime location for its new office in the metro’s business-centric Uptown District. Located on the seventh floor of the 2100 McKinney building, the 65,000-sq.-ft. floor plate with 13-ft.-high ceilings offered plenty of space to house all 300 of CBRE’s local employees. HKS put “some intense thought about how people would experience and appreciate it,” says Frank Effland, AIA, project designer, HKS, Inc. Effland notes that he also “was the designer for the space’s previous tenant, another real estate business, so making a full transformation of the space was vital..." >> Click the "more photos" link above to continue reading...




RISE to the Top: CB Richard Ellis Office, Dallas, Designed by HKS, Inc.

08 July, 2011


When you’re a global leader in commercial real estate services like CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), the pressure to have your own offices make a stellar first impression—and effectively communicate company culture to your employees—is multiplied to the nth degree. So when the corporation sought to combine three of its existing Dallas offices into one corporate space that would serve as a global prototype for the brand, CBRE knew that its design order for HKS Commercial Interiors, a global design firm, was going to be tall.

To emphasize its position as the region’s largest full-service national brokerage firm, CBRE chose a prime location for its new office in the metro’s business-centric Uptown District. Located on the seventh floor of the 2100 McKinney building, the 65,000-sq.-ft. floor plate with 13-ft.-high ceilings offered plenty of space to house all 300 of CBRE’s local employees. HKS put “some intense thought about how people would experience and appreciate it,” says Frank Effland, AIA, project designer, HKS, Inc. Effland notes that he also “was the designer for the space’s previous tenant, another real estate business, so making a full transformation of the space was vital..." >> Click the "more photos" link above to continue reading...

 


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