Beth Van Der Jagt

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Local Architects Redefining Memphis Area

Posted on June 12th, 2019

Memphis Business Journal - A number of LRK-designed projects, including FedEx Logistics' renovation of the Gibson Guitar Factory, the Memphis Cook Convention Center renovation, The Citizen mixed-use development in midtown, and Wiseacre Brewing Company's new downtown facility, are featured in an article about current architectural projects that are helping to redefine Memphis. Read ... read more »

Central Station Hotel Close to Completion

Posted on June 11th, 2019

Daily Memphian - The renovated Central Station Hotel is scheduled to open in September. Guestrooms feature large windows and tall ceilings with spectacular views of downtown, while a 3,500-square-foot hotel restaurant and bar will anchor the ground floor, along with an additional 7,000 square feet of retail. Light-filled interiors feature mid-century modern furniture and an emphasis on the Memphis music scene, while an extensive art collection focuses on the train route stretching from New Orleans to Memphis to Chicago. Architectural services are being provided by LRK in association ... read more »

Renovation of Orion's New Headquarters Nearing Completion

Posted on June 6th, 2019

Daily Memphian - Orion Federal Credit Union is putting the finishing touches on their new headquarters and on Tuesday night board members, friends, and community members gathered at the new space to help celebrate. Orion’s staff of 140 will soon move into the 98-year-old former Wonder Bread factory, which has been renovated to incorporate a sleek modern design and light-filled space set amidst the building’s historic details. Orion’s renovation has also served as a catalyst for the whole Edge District neighborhood. LRK is providing architectural and interior design services ... read more »

Mixed-Use Clemson Development Planned

Posted on May 22nd, 2019

Independent Mail - A new $80 million development on Lake Hartwell in Clemson, South Carolina will feature 322 apartments, 14,000 square feet of restaurant space, 8,000 square feet of retail, a parking garage, and boardwalk along the lake. LRK is providing architectural services for the project. Read ... read more »

Crosstown Concourse Named Finalist for ULI Global Awards for Excellence

Posted on May 16th, 2019

Urban Land - Crosstown Concourse is one of 19 developments from around the world that have been named a finalist in the 2019 ULI Global Awards for Excellence, one of the real estate industry's most prestigious honors. Winners will be recognized at the 2019 ULI Fall Meeting and will be featured in the fall issue of Urban Land magazine. Read ... read more »

LRK Designing Peabody Avenue Apartments

Posted on May 8th, 2019

Memphis Business Journal - An existing two-story, 28-unit apartment building is being renovated and a new three-story, 30-unit multifamily complex is being planned for an adjacent site along Peabody Avenue. LRK is proving architectural services for the project. Read ... read more »

The Citizen Offers Mixed-Use Lifestyle

Posted on May 6th, 2019

Daily Memphian - Although developers haven't yet announced a ground-floor commercial tenant, residents of The Citizen are already experiencing a mixed-use lifestyle with healthcare, groceries, a bank, and numerous restaurants and cafes nearby. Most of the 98 units in phase one have already been leased and pre-leasing on phase two's 75 units began two weeks ago. Read ... read more »

LRK-Designed Projects Win BRED Awards

Posted on May 3rd, 2019

Memphis Business Journal - Several LRK-designed projects were named winners at the Memphis Business Journal’s inaugural Best Real Estate Deals (BRED) awards ceremony, held April 25th at The Cadre Downtown. The Best Real Estate Deals honor the most significant commercial real estate deals that occurred in the Mid-South in 2017 and 2018. The Citizen was a winner in the residential category, while 999 S. Cooper Street was named a finalist. Wiseacre Brewery was the winner in the retail/restaurant category. LRK is also designing a renovation of office space at Toyota ... read more »

LRK Ranked 459 in ENR's 2019 Top 500 Listing

Posted on April 29th, 2019

Engineering News Record - LRK was listed 459 in ENR's 2019 Top 500 listing. Companies were ranked according to revenue for design services performed in 2018. Read more. read more »

Three LRK-Designed Restaurants Featured in StyleBlueprint

Posted on April 19th, 2019

StyleBlueprint - Three LRK-designed restaurants are featured in StyleBlueprint and the article includes interviews with principal Rebecca Courtney and designer Lauren Ricks about the design of The Gray Canary, Global Café, and Elemento Neapolitan Pizza. Read more. read more »