About Perkins and Will
Perkins and Will, an interdisciplinary, research-based architecture and design firm, was founded in 1935 on the belief that design has the power to transform lives. Guided by its core values—design excellence, diversity and inclusion, research, resilience, social purpose, sustainability, and well-being—the firm is committed to designing a better, more beautiful world. Fast Company named Perkins and Will one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in Architecture, and industry rankings consistently place Perkins and Will among the world’s top design practices. With an international team of more than 2,700 professionals, the firm has over 20 studios worldwide, providing services in architecture, interior design, branded environments, urban design, and landscape architecture. Partners include Danish architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen; retail strategy and design consultancy Portland; sustainable transportation planning consultancy Nelson\Nygaard; and luxury hospitality design firm Pierre-Yves Rochon (PYR). For more information, visit www.staging.perkinswill.com.
About Shawmut Design and Construction
Shawmut Design and Construction is a $1.4 billion national construction management firm with a reputation for completing extremely complex and logistically challenging projects for the most high-profile clients in the industry. As an ESOP (employee-owned) company, Shawmut has created a culture of ownership, proactive solution-making, and forward thinking. Eighty percent of its business comes from repeat clients, proving there is a strong focus on building lasting partnerships. Shawmut’s unique business model allows project teams to better service clients by focusing their specialized expertise within one of the following areas: Academic, Tenant Interiors, Cultural & Historic, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Hotel, Luxury Homes, Restaurant, Retail, and Sports Venues. Shawmut has offices located in Boston, Providence, New York, Miami, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. For more information, please visit www.shawmut.com.
LEFTFIELD is a Boston based Owner’s Project Management firm. Where many might see the phrase “out in left field” as eccentric or odd, it signals exactly what’s needed in this industry − a truly unique and highly effective approach to complex project management. Since its inception 12 years ago, the firm’s concentration has centered around both public and private projects, most of which are technical and logistically challenging. LEFTFIELD has built a strong reputation on the ability to understand the needs and vision of each client. As project managers, they deftly balance the competing interests of budget, schedule, and quality to ensure the owner’s project has the best project outcome. LEFTFIELD offers a variety of services including Owner Representation, Program Management, Site Representation, Construction Administration, Audit Services, Cost Management, and Reporting and MEP Expertise. For more information, please visit www.leftfieldpm.com.