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Jim Suggs, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB
Jim Suggs began his architectural career in 1978. He has amassed extensive experience in architectural design, interior design, historic preservation and master planning for private and public, commercial and institutional clients.
His experience includes substantial work in the design and planning of courtrooms and court houses including federal and county facilities, both newly built and historical properties.
Mr. Suggs’ true passion, the planning and design of hotels has developed over the last 15 years. His work has included everything from rollout programs for limited-service hotels, renovations, historic adaptive use, full service and upscale boutique properties. Highlights include full-service, independent highrise boutique hotels in San Antonio, Texas and San Jose, California as well as Westin and Sheraton resorts in Maryland and the Bahamas respectively.
Mr. Suggs’ experience has been focused on large scale hospitality and mixed-use projects expanding his expertise in the planning of hotels and hotel-driven environments. Recent projects include expansion of the Omaha Hilton Convention Center hotel, Lone Star Court (a boutique property) in Austin, TX and the Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner in Tysons Corner, VA.