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Marx|Okubo's New York office partakes in Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

May 17th, 2017

Marx|Okubo's New York office took advantage of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

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Marx|Okubo participates in the Richmond Leadership Public School "Internship Experience" program

May 12th, 2017

For the third year in a row, Marx|Okubo was a site host for the Richmond Leadership Public School “Internship Experience" program.

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Marx|Okubo's San Francisco office assists with the acquisition and renovation of an affordable senior housing community

May 1st, 2017

Marx|Okubo conducted a Property Condition Assessment (PCA) of the property prior to acquisition by Bridge Housing. Based in part on the recommendations from our PCA, Marx|Okubo served as the architect-of-record for the interior and exterior renovation of the property, addressing significant deferred maintenance issues and the need to freshen up a property.

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Marx|Okubo gets their hands dirty

March 23rd, 2017

On February 15, 2017, Marx|Okubo's Seattle office joined a Habitat for Humanity build in Pacific, Washington

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Marx|Okubo to Attend the 2017 BuildingsNY Conference in New York

March 10th, 2017

Marx|Okubo will be attending the BuildingsNY Conference on March 21-22, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York.

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Marx|Okubo assists in housing homeless families in Orange County

January 5th, 2017

Marx|Okubo's Orange County, California office is proud to be a part of new transitional housing project that converted a four-unit, unlivable apartment building into clean, efficient homes for eight homeless families and up to 32 people.

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J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge brings people together around the world

September 14th, 2016

On September 8, 2016, Marx|Okubo's San Francisco office participated in the largest corporate, international sporting event, the 40th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, which is dedicated to promoting workplace fitness and building relationships with new people.

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Welcome to the team

August 9th, 2016

Marx|Okubo welcomes Angela Stewart, P.E., Associate, Gustavo G. Chaves, LEED AP, CPMP, Associate, to its Atlanta office, Curtis B. Wayne, AIA, NCARB, Senior Associate, to its Northeast office, Michael R. Hirsch, Senior Associate, to its San Francisco office, and Michael Spassoff, Associate, to its Orange County office.

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Meet our new hires!

March 4th, 2016

Marx|Okubo welcomes Bradley S. Wolf, P.E. to its San Francisco office, Linda Waterhouse, AIA, NCARB, PMP, LEED GA and Thomas W. Hartmann, P.E. to its Denver office, Neal F. Dominick, P.E., LEED AP to its Houston office, and Marcus R. Guizar to its Orange County office.

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Marx|Okubo leads team to add affordable housing​

December 21st, 2015

Lake Forest, California celebrates the closing of escrow of four affordable-housing units at the Saguaro Open House.

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Marx|Okubo honored at Families Forward's 31st Gala

October 22nd, 2015

On September 19, 2015, Families Forward held its annual "The Art of Giving" gala to celebrate 31 years of service to local families in crisis.

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Here we grow again

October 19th, 2015

Marx|Okubo welcomes Allen Dedels, AIA, to its Atlanta office and Richard P. Milstead, NCARB, and Simon Yavari, PhD, P.E. to its Southern California office.

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The Marx|Okubo staff continues to grow

August 10th, 2015

Marx|Okubo welcomes Samantha Gragg, AIA, LEED AP, Linda Fu, RA, LEED AP, Richard P. Martin, CBCP, LEED AP BD+C, and Henry T. Leung, R.A., to its Southern California offices; James M. La Terza, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, O+M, to its New York office; David B. Noma, AIA, R.A., to its San Francisco office; and John Kundak, P.E., to its Atlanta office.

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Marx|Okubo Welcomes New Staff to Offices across the Country

October 15th, 2014

Marx|Okubo proudly welcomes Daniel J. Peterson, AIA, to its Houston office, Linda V. Kade, AIA, to its San Francisco office, Paul Oxenreider, P.E., LEED AP, to its Dallas office, Steven Yi, P.E., to its Seattle office, and Christopher E. Ruehl, R.A. LEED AP, to its New York office.

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Marx|Okubo Prides itself in Renovation

September 16th, 2014

Marx|Okubo prides itself on not only creation, but renovation.  We have garnered a respectable reputation as a top firm for renovations country-wide.  Most recently, Marx|Okubo has finished renovating the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, California, which received high praise from the likes of Conde Naste, who rated it as one of their top five best new design hotels in the world.  From the Hilton Hotel in San Francisco to the City Place in Connecticut to the Harborview in Massachusetts, Marx|Okubo has obtained a wealth of experience in renovation projects.

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Marx|Okubo's Growth Continues in the East

June 2nd, 2014

Marx|Okubo proudly welcomes Craig Brenner, R.A., Alan Willig, R.A., and Giulia Alimonti, R.A., LEED AP to its White Plains Office and Dan Yntema, Jr., AIA to its Atlanta Office.

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Acing it in Los Angeles

May 6th, 2014

The Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles was recently included in Condé Nast's 2014 List as one of the five best new design hotels in the world.  The hotel and restaurant are receiving rave reviews from press and patrons for their innovative design and service.  The property sits approximately one mile south of the Downtown Los Angeles Civic Center, near the arts, fashion, and entertainment districts.  Marx|Okubo is proud to have been a part of a restored chapter in the history of the city.

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California SB 407 Requires Water Efficient Upgrades

April 17th, 2014

California has adopted Senate Bill (SB) No. 407, which has been enacted into the state civil code for purposes of ensuring that the water supply in the state continues to be reliable and continues to support the economic and environmental health of California.

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Marx|Okubo Promotes Staff in Northeast and San Francisco

April 15th, 2014

It is our pleasure to announce the appointment of Fred Zanghi, AIA, LEED AP, to Assistant Vice President of the Northeast region and Paul Reginato, PE, to Assistant Vice President of the San Francisco office.

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CertainTeed Siding Class Action Lawsuit Settlement

April 4th, 2014

If you owned a home, residence, building, or other structure in the United States as of September 30, 2013, on which specific CertainTeed products were installed on or before September 30, 3013, you may be entitled to receive funds from the class action settlement that was approved on March 20, 2014.

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