Dallas Design Firm Retained by Texas University

Dallas, TX, March 27, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Nationally-recognized interior architecture and design firm, Staffelbach, has been retained by Texas State University for projects spanning “indefinite quantity and indefinite delivery” for the university’s San Marcos campus. This assignment names Staffelbach as one of three interior architect and design firms of choice for any and all projects that are to be completed within the San Marcos campus’ borders. The first project that falls under this “infinite” scope is an addition to the Family Consumer Science Building which is nearly 20,000 square feet in size. This retainer also includes Staffelbach as the consultant who will assist the University in writing the new standards for all finishes and furnishings that will be utilized from now and into the future.

Michel (pronounced: ‘Meesh – ell’) Hurst, NCIDQ, IIDA, TAID will assume project management duties. The scope of the work will include interior facilities planning, interior project planning and management, office space planning, move coordination and interior design services including LEED assistance and coordination.

“We are very excited to have been chosen,” said Jo Heinz, Staffelbach President and CEO. “This project is a new adventure for our firm and we couldn’t be happier to have been given this opportunity. Staffelbach continues to grow, not only internally, but also in the clients that we are privileged to service. This is a strong example of our project diversification and our team of architects and designers are anxious to get started.”

About Staffelbach
Staffelbach is a nationally recognized group of 85 interior designer, architects, facilities planners and support staff with a 42-year history of creating and transforming interior spaces for an elite roster of commercial clients. The company’s core businesses include a design and architectural studio, a corporate services / facilities planning group and tenant development specialty. As rebranding experts, Staffelbach continues to work with major national real estate owners to renovate and reposition large commercial office properties for added return on their investments. A Women’s Business Enterprise company, Staffelbach opened their first satellite office in Austin, Texas in 2007.

About Texas State University – San Marcos
Authorized by the Texas Legislature in 1899, the university opened its doors in 1903. Today, Texas State University – San Marcos consists of a 457-acre main campus and 4,777 additional acres in recreational, instructional, farm and ranch land. Offering 109 bachelor’s, 88 master’s and eight doctoral programs, Texas State University – San Marcos educated over 29,000 students in 2008.

Stephanie Hastings