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Hurricane help — recovery and rebuilding

September 8th, 2017

Recognizing heightened needs, Marx|Okubo has assembled engineering and architectural teams from our professional staff that will be sent to Houston and Florida to assist clients in evaluating the status of ...

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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.

The day started with a brief lesson about construction and ...

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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. As part of the program, the San Francisco Office ...

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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 100-unit senior housing community located in Pacifica, California prior to acquisition by Bridge Housing. Based in part on the recommendations from ...

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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. The Veteran-focused project will provide nine low-income families with an affordable home and mortgage ...

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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. BuildingsNY, the largest gathering of property owners, managers, designers and architects, delivers ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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, ...

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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.

Learn more at HomeAid Orange County

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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. The event was held at ...

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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.

Allen Dedels, Senior Associate, has over ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

Craig Brenner, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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