Our projects are designed to create value, support work performance and deliver cost-effective solutions targeted to meet the clients’ goals. We do not have a house "style", but rather pride ourselves in creating project specific solutions for each client that reflects our client goals within the context of the region. Our clients come from diverse professional industries, allowing our firm to provide services on a wide variety of project types, including: Mixed-Use, Hospitality, Corporate Campus, Commercial Office, Interiors, Residential, Higher Education, Healthcare, Sports, Retail, Adaptive Re-Use/Renovation, and Planning & Urban Design.
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BOKA Powell uses over 30 years of knowledge and experience to give clients a master plan that provides functional solutions to the known challenges of today and the unexpected challenges of tomorrow. By integrating real economic and investment expertise with inventive design possibilities we are helping to create viable, deliverable and exciting master plans. This process is based on strong analysis, excellent design, inspiring graphics, thoughtful consultation and development framework expertise.
Granite Park is a 68-acre mixed-use development located in the southeast quadrant of the Dallas North Tollway and State Highway 121. Over 1,000,000 square feet of Class-A office space accompanies hotel, retail, and restaurant uses. All are planned around an extensively-landscaped park with cascading waterways and sidewalks that connect all the buildings on a pedestrian level.
BOKA Powell is working with the University of Nevada, Reno with the vision of a redevelopment plan for the Gateway District which borders the south edge of the campus along Highway 80. The first phase of this long term redevelopment plan will include a 200-key mixed use hotel block incorporating office, retail and a conference center. BOKA Powell has played a significant role in introducing development and finance partners to additional campus-related opportunities for student housing and academic facilities.
BOKA Powell collaborated with Hillwood Properties to masterplan this 2500-acre mixed-use development located in Westlake, Texas. More than 800 acres of corporate campuses and pristine office parks are strategically nestled among 1700 acres of public and private open space including upscale living, shopping and entertainment. BOKA Powell was selected to design both the shell and interiors of the 130,000 square foot corporate campus and call center for Daimler Chrysler Financial Services, the first campus to be developed at Circle T.
Large scale urban planning requires flexibility and vision, allowing for the evolution of functional market drivers. This urban plan includes two Parcels of land re-claimed by city improvements in highway infrastructure. Parcel One consists of 2 office towers that total 1 Million s.f. and a 300 Key Convention Hotel. Parcel One is adjacent to the Charlotte Convention Center, which contains over 280,000 contiguous exhibit space. The location of this parcel is vital to the cities development, as it is the termination point and the gateway into downtown Charlotte. Parcel Two (Adjacent to Parcel One)consists of 2 phased Office Towers that total 1 Million s.f. This parcel is adjacent to the newly planned NASCAR Museum and office tower that will be completed in early 2010.
BOKA Powell, along with Mesa Design, has been awarded the Fairview Center master plan with a scope of work to create a new town at the southeast corner of the premier intersection of Hwy. 121 and I-75. The planning for this development of over 300 acres includes infrastructure and complete development guidelines for a mixed-use town plan. Plans for this new town include over 2,000 urban style homes and over three million square feet of office space and retail space. We are providing masterplanning and architectural design services, web page design and graphics.
BOKA Powell, along with Economic Research Associates (ERA), conducted an economic study for the Dallas Farmers Market (DFM). A thorough and involved research of the DFM and its surrounding community was needed to boost the Market’s economic performance. BOKA Powell and ERA actively responded to this need, engaging representatives of the City of Dallas, DFM management and Convention Center Bureau Management. Posing pertinent questions to these officials and analyzing comparative information regarding other farmers market were crucial in developing a strategy to restore DFM as a financial asset to the City of Dallas.
11 fully developed acres remain at the SE corner of Warren Parkway and the Dallas North Tollway which is currently planned for a significant Class-AA office project, a 4 star plus full service hotel, and a high end restaurant cluster.
BOKA Powell is creating the initial land planning and programming for what could become the ultimate Hotel Casino destination in Las Vegas. Known as WorldPort Las Vegas and encompassing up to 106 acres in the heart of the Las Vegas strip, this multi–phased development concept consists of 28,000 tower guest rooms and condominiums on a base of casino, retail and entertainment. The concept provides for the participation of a team of world class architects in the development of individual components, with BOKA Powell providing Executive Architect services.
BOKA Powell provided architectural design services for the redevelopment of the World Trade Center in Mexico City. An existing steel structural frame, originally intended to be a hotel, was converted into an office tower. The adjacent hotel and shopping mall were designed to compliment the tower and create a cohesive visual identity for the World Trade Center precinct. Design Architect: BOKA Powell Architect of Record: Gutierrez Cortina Arquitectos
BOKA Powell is working with the City of Allen on their Millennium Project to design a true Class A business park of mid-rise buildings. The intent of the project is to create a site development with quality buildings typical of a high-end business park. The scope of work includes masterplanning and design of a signature architectural style. This project is in the Planning stage.
Redevelopment of the Republic Insurance site in Dallas, Texas could bring to the Turtle Creek area 640,000 SF of new construction. This mixed-use project concept includes luxury condominiums, assisted living units, and a hotel.
The NEC America headquarters masterplan is situated at the northwest corner of State Highway 114 and State Highway 161 in Irving, Texas. The development is comprised of two buildings totaling 525,000 SF and can ultimately be built out to over 1 million SF. BOKA Powell was commissioned to provide masterplanning services as well as complete architectural and interior design.
Phase III of the multi-phased project completed the buildings masterplanned for the Colonnade Complex. Tower III is a 16 story, 425,000 square foot addition, sited perpendicular to the Colonnade axis and connects with the Colonnade's north wall. The atrium entry is fronted by a landscaped arrival court to provide a ceremonial entrance in the northeast quadrant of the site. On-site vehicular traffic is allowed to pass through a porte cochere carved into the rounded end of Tower III, a theme carried forward from Towers I and II. The lease space areas are configured to be typical speculative office spaces, available for tenant finish-out. The grey granite exterior cladding is carried into the Colonnade Atrium Space. The space connects the three office towers and parking garage and provides common retail, banking and conference center functions for the complex. Nominated: TOBY Award - BOMA International 2001-2002 Building of the Year 500,000 - 1,000,000 s.f.
BOKA Powell is currently working with Harwood International on the development of multiple parcels containing multiple office buildings, apartment towers, restaurant, and retail uses within the Harwood District. A) Saint Ann Court – 26 Stories, 331K SF Ofﬁce with 347K SF, 900-car structured parking B) Bleu Ciel – 30 Story, 565K SF building containing 262 Luxury Condominium Units and 466-car structured parking C) Glacier – 25 Story Apartment Tower containing 99 Units, 158K SF, and 178 parking spaces D) The Square – 27 Story Mixed Use building, 321K SF Residential – 242 Units, 27K SF Retail and 229K SF structured parking with 536 parking spaces
BOKA Powell, in association with Solutions Design Group, is currently in the conceptual design phase of this revitalization project for the historic Mississippi River town of Donaldsonville. This project is centered around the redevelopment of the Main Street Central Business District. The economic redevelopment plan for Donaldsonville involves a regional airport, which is expected to greatly increase tourism. With the addition of casinos, paddle boats and hotels, the riverfront area is being revitalized with shops, pedestrian walkways and open spaces. The area is being designed to entire tourists with modern amenities while being sensitive to the historic architecture of the area.
BOKA Powell provides Masterplanning, Multi Tenant Planning and Adaptive Reuse design services for the former Alcatel Campus in Richardson, Texas. The existing campus offers 1.2 million GSF of Office, Research & Development, Lab, Manufacturing and Warehouse space, with approximately 40 acres undeveloped. The project currently has 3,931 parking spaces. As Master Architect for the Campus, BOKA Powell has developed parking and building renovation scenarios to allow for multi tenant occupancy, generating mythical multi tenant scenario and computer generated renovation options. In addition, BOKA Powell has developed masterplan options for potential users that illustrate new development on unoccupied sites, and selective demolition and reconfiguration for specific existing buildings. BOKA Powell maintains all CADD documentation and floor plans for the campus for use by potential tenants and their designers.
BOKA Powell developed multiple land plan scenarios for Cousins Stone using 3-D visuals and animations at the Las Colinas urban center in Irving, Texas.
Located at the intersection of State Highway 114 and State Highway 161 in Irving, Texas, the Las Colinas Corporate Center is situated on a prominent site convenient to the DFW Airport and the Las Colinas Urban Center. The six-story Phase I was complete in 1997 with Phase II completed in the fall of 1998. The arrangement of the two Class "A" office buildings creates an informal campus connected by an internal parking plaza with enhanced paving and a comprehensive landscape design. The office towers are designed with the latest generation floor plates that allow for maximum lease depths and efficient layout of offices and open plan areas. Barrel-vaulted roofs over the center bay accentuate the understated elegance of the building design that provides the development with an eye-catching identity. The multi-textured precast concrete facades utilize exposed granite chip aggregate to create a delicate pattern. An entry canopy extends along the front of each building providing shade and scale to the pedestrian walkway. An underground tunnel links the two buildings. The adjacent parking has a 4:1000 ratio with 30 percent covered parking accommodated in two parking structures.
BOKA Powell created this 25-acre phased development plan for Colinas Crossing in Farmers Branch, Texas. The masterplan includes a mix of multi- story class A office and Tilt wall low rise office product, structured parking and an on-site daycare facility. BOKA Powell combined computer-generated graphics with aerial photography of the site to assist the landowner in evaluating a variety of planning options and building massing alternatives.
BOKA Powell was the Master Architect of Record for the 4,500,000 s.f. development, coordinating the design efforts of multiple internationally known designers, including John Jerdi for the masterplanning and retail elements, and Kaplan Mclaughlin Diaz for the hotel and residential components. BOKA Powell was retained to design and produce 1,000,000 s.f. of office and 1,500,000 s.f. of below grade parking. In Association with Jerde Partnership and Augusto H. Alvarez
Allstate Insurance Company’s 484,000 square foot Regional Operating Campus, which is located in Irving, Texas, consists of Administration, Data Center, Call Center and Output Processing/ Printing Facilities with a 446,000 square foot parking structure. Each building is designed to be competitive in the multi-tenant office market, enhancing Allstate’s flexibility as well as the overall value of the campus. BOKA Powell provided masterplanning, architectural and interior design services.
Victory Dallas Mixed-use Projects – Hillwood Development and Hines / Hillwood JV Victory Tower – Mandarin Hotel, Office, Retail, Condos, Super-condos and parking structure One Victory Park, 17 Story, 435K SF Office, 13K SF retail, 1180 car parking structure Two Victory Park, 23 Story, 526K SF Office, 15K SF Retail, 1656 car parking structure
This mixed-use master plan encompasses the site of the old Belz Outlet Mall. Located at Highway 75 and Highway 121 in Allen, Texas, this site is in one of the fastest growing communities in the DFW Metroplex area and the City of Allen is committed to the highest quality developments possible. Design concepts depicted include a "lifestyle center", outdoor mall, mixed-use housing/retail, "architainment" village with restaurants on an island and corporate offices. Careful thoroughfare and land-use planning allow each area to have its own distinct character.