Talking Stick - May/June 2017 - 64
MGT Merger and Rebranding
MGT of America Consulting, LLC, located in Tallahassee,
Florida, and Strategos Public Affairs, LLC, have merged
to form MGT Consulting Group. As a result, the firm has
rebranded to highlight their new organization. For more
information, see www.mgtconsulting.com.
Tarkett Announces Recycling Award
Tarkett, a flooring manufacturer in Dalton, Georgia, named the Katy
Independent School District in Southeast Texas as the 2017 winner
of the Tarkett ReStart® Reclamation Award. Since 2008, this school
district has recycled more than 110,000 square yards of Powerbond
hybrid resilient floorcovering at 17 different locations. For more information, go to www.tarkett.com.
Airwave Networks Announces
Airwave Networks, Incorporated, a wireless provider in Annapolis, Maryland, now provides an integrated Internet of Things (IoT)
networking platform that allows both property management staff and
residents wireless access to lighting, heating and cooling, and security
controls. For more information, see www.airwave-networks.com.
HED Merger and AIA Fellow Named
Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED), a design firm in Chicago, Illinois, has
merged with Deems Lewis McKinley (DLM). Additionally, HED's
Martha Ball has been named to the American Institute of Architects'
2017 College of Fellows. For more information, see www.hed.design.
Inpro Restores Elevators at
Inpro, a manufacturer of sustainable interior surface and exterior
architectural products located in Muskego, Wisconsin, renovated the
interiors of more than 14 elevators across the campus of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. To view the project, go to https://
University of North Texas
Projected Opening: Fall 2018
Cost: $49.3 million
The University of North Texas has announced
plans for their newest residence hall,
complete with a dining hall and a brand new
tour center. The hall will be dedicated to firstyear students and will consist of 500 beds,
with two beds per room. Plans also include
room for study areas and common areas. The
tour center will be 20,000 square feet and will
be the main meeting place for tours offered to
prospective students and their families.
Projected Opening: August 2018
Cost: $78 million
Oakland University is constructing a new
residence hall specifically for sophomores
and juniors. There will be 750 beds available
in the 290,000-square-foot facility that
will feature quad units, made up of four
individual bedrooms centered around an
in-unit bathroom and a kitchenette area.
Inside the hall there will be two full kitchens
that will also function as a dining area. Plans
also include four 200-chair classrooms in the
Projected Opening: August 2018
Cost: $38 million
Brandeis University's newest residence hall
will house 164 undergraduates and will
include ample space for study areas and
campus events. Plans include a large common
room with a seating capacity of up to 100 and
a smaller multipurpose studio. The hall will
be energy-efficient and universally designed,
with features including a geothermal heating
and cooling system and solar panels.