Joe Nevin Inducted into Retail Design Institute’s Legion of Honor

June 22, 2017
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Bergmeyer Senior Principal Joe Nevin was named the newest member of the Retail Design Institute’s Legion of Honor during the Institute’s 46th Awards Gala and Fundraiser. The Legion of Honor was established by the Institute in 2000 and recognizes talented and visionary designers in the retail design industry. Since its creation, only 39 men and women have been recognized for their lifetime of achievement.

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Brian Perlow Honored with 40 Under 40 Recognition

May 11, 2017


Brian Perlow, an Associate at Bergmeyer, was named one of design:retail magazine’s 40 Under 40 recipients. This honor recognizes the design industry’s most promising leaders. Brian and the other honorees will be honored at the design:retail Honors event in New York on May 22, and are featured in the April/May issue of design:retail. Brian is highly regarded within the firm and serves as not only a leader on our projects, but also as a … [Read More]

California Closets Showroom 2.0 Design Receives a 2017 Shop! Design Award at GlobalShop

April 6, 2017
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Bergmeyer is pleased to announce our California Closets San Francisco Showroom 2.0 prototype design recently won the Silver Award in the Service Retailer category at the annual Shop! Design Awards. Held on March 29th at GlobalShop in Las Vegas, the Shop! Design Awards celebrate and recognize the best new designs in retail environments and experiences.

“The Bergmeyer team perfectly captured the essence of our brand in this award-winning showroom design,” said California Closets CEO Bill … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Receives 2016 Vision Design Award for UMass Lowell McGauvran Student Center

June 2, 2016
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Bergmeyer is pleased to announce its design for UMass Lowell’s McGauvran Student Center was honored with a 2016 Vision Design Award by Floor Focus magazine.

The Vision Design Awards celebrate the dynamic integration of flooring and architecture in five categories: corporate, healthcare, education, hospitality and retail. Winners are featured in the April issue of Floor Focus. Bergmeyer was recognized for its repurposing of a 40-year-old concrete and brick student center as a new dining and … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Named LEED® Proven Provider™ by Green Building Certification Institute

May 26, 2016
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Bergmeyer is excited to announce the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has designated our firm as a LEED® Proven Provider™ in the Interior Design and Construction (ID+C) rating system family. The designation was developed to streamline the LEED project review process for experienced organizations that demonstrate consistent excellence in administering LEED projects. Bergmeyer is one of only 15 organizations to receive this designation in ID+C.

Bergmeyer’s first LEED project was certified in October of 2008, … [Read More]

SENSEational! IIDA New England Fashion Show 2015

November 6, 2015

The IIDA New England Fashion Show is one of the most anticipated industry events of the year.  SENSEATION was the theme for the annual event which took place on November 5th at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Bergmeyer took home the Best Interpretation of Theme award for our concept entitled Reminiscent.  We would like to thank everyone involved in this year’s efforts! See lots of photos from the event from Kim Neal Photography.… [Read More]

Rachel Zsembery is honored with 40 Under 40 award

May 11, 2015

Rachel Zsembery, a Principal at Bergmeyer, was recently named one of design:retail magazine’s 40 Under 40 recipients in their inaugural awards program! The editorial team culled down the list of nominees to those that had the biggest impact on the industry through their leadership and accomplishments. Rachel and the other honorees will celebrate at the New York CitySCENE event on May 18 and will also be featured in the April/May issue of design:retail. She is … [Read More]

Hostelling International wins Tsongas Award for Preservation

May 8, 2015
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The Charles H. Dill Building in Boston, otherwise known as Hostelling International Boston, won a 2015 Tsongas Award! Each May, Preservation Massachusetts holds an awards program and dinner celebration to recognize the efforts and accomplishments of those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to preserving the Commonwealth’s historic resources.

From 2013-2015, the Paul E. Tsongas Awards embraced a three-year thematic program with a nod to cinematic awards. The program honors the people “behind … [Read More]

Sonja Haviland honored with PAVE Rising Star Award

December 4, 2014
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At the 18th edition of the PAVE Annual Gala last night, Sonja Haviland was honored with the 2014 Rising Star Award! The award was created in 2007 to recognize the achievements of individuals who have demonstrated talent, vision, and implementation in the retail environment. The event, which took place on December 3 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York, brings together retail design industry luminaries and industry supporters together for networking, dinner, awards and an … [Read More]

Bergmeyer wins big at the IIDA New England Fashion Show!

October 24, 2014

The IIDA New England Fashion Show is one of the most anticipated industry events of the year. The theme Adaptation was the focus for the annual event, taking place on October 23 at the Boston Convention Center. Bergmeyer took home top honors with the People’s Choice award and Best in Show. Congrats to the Bergmeyer team and all teams who participated! It was an incredible night.

Adapted for stage, screen, comics, action figures – and … [Read More]

Bergmeyer wins Hub Prize for Cannondale and RH stores

September 8, 2014

The Hub has announced finalists in its fourth annual Hub Prize competition, honoring excellence in the brand experience. Bergmeyer was honored with two awards for our work on Cannondale, a new prototype that embeds the bike brand into the vision of the environment, and RH, a new flagship store in Boston restoring the beauty of the architectural landmark on Newbury Street. The awards will be celebrated at the Hub Live event in New … [Read More]

design:retail recognizes Bergmeyer as Design Firm of the Year

September 2, 2014

The design:retail awards are a huge honor for Bergmeyer and affirms our national presence in the retail market space. What’s most rewarding about the acknowledgement though is that the firm and Principal Joe Nevin were nominated by peers and industry experts, not by the editorial staff or an awards committee. The firm and firm leader Joe Nevin are – in design:retail’s words – “reshaping retail through their passion and creativity, and carving out new paths … [Read More]

Food Management awards Hampshire Dining Commons with Best Concept Awards

August 7, 2014
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Hampshire Dining Commons, a $15.5 million renovation project by Bergmeyer, recently received just one of a handful awards from Food Management and their award program, the 2014 Best Concepts Awards. Food Management showcases creative projects in onsite dining, bringing much-deserved attention to innovative foodservice outside of commercial restaurants. From the Food Management publication: “Following on the heels of the renovation Berkshire Dining Commons, which won a Best Concept Award in 2007, Hampshire Dining Commons is … [Read More]

Restoration Hardware takes top honors at ARE Design Awards!

March 18, 2014

Restoration Hardware, the Gallery at the Historic Museum of Natural History, exemplifies RH’s position as one of the most innovative luxury brands in the marketplace, says CEO Carlos Alberini. The project won first place ARE’s design awards for specialty store over 25,000 sf and led the pack by winning the coveted Store of the Year award as well.

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VMSD’s Third Annual Designer Dozen Winners includes Bergmeyer’s Stephanie Jones

March 17, 2014

VMSD magazine is celebrating the best and brightest young designers in retail with the third annual VMSD Designer Dozen. In retail’s global, multi-channel and fast-paced market, it’s going to take more than business-as-usual to help propel the industry forward. Bergmeyer’s own Stephanie Jones makes the list of up-and-coming talent that are introducing new strategies and concepts and impacting the shopping experience in the 21st century.

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Cannondale wins at Chain Store Age Awards

March 15, 2014

Cannondale won first place in the Hard Lines (up to 5,000 sf) category at the annual Chain Store Age Awards. The project was featured in the February/March issue of Chain Store Age and celebrated at a reception during CSA’s annual SPECS Conference.

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RH wins Best Retail Design at IIDA New England Design Awards

February 27, 2014

300 people attended the 7th Annual IIDA New England Interior Design Awards at the Revere Hotel. Restoration Hardware won top prize in the retail category. The team included Bergmeyer Associates, Inc., Backen Gillam Kroeger Architects, Trainor Commercial Construction, Ross De Alessi Lighting Design, Bentley Meeker, McNamara/Salvia Inc., and RW Sullivan Engineering

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2013 Hostelling International Boston chosen as a finalist in the 2013 Gold Key Awards

November 10, 2013
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Hostelling International Boston was chosen as a finalist in the Best Eco-Conscious or Socially Conscious Hotel category of the 2013 Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design! The Gold Key Awards represent the most innovative hospitality properties constructed or renovated within the past 18 months and are presented by the International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show® and sponsored by Boutique Design magazine and HOTELS magazine.

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Bergmeyer honored with Gold Hub Prize!

September 17, 2013

For the design of Boloco, Bergmeyer was honored with a Gold Hub Prize, which celebrates the many ways in which brand marketers, retailers, and others make the brand experience come alive. The project will be featured in the Nov/Dec issue of the Hub Magazine.

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Hostelling International Boston selected to receive a 2013 Boston Preservation Alliance Preservation Achievement Award

June 25, 2013
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Hostelling International Boston will be presented with a Boston Preservation Alliance Preservation Achievement Award this coming autumn. The prestigious award honors those who have achieved a high standard of historic preservation and compatible new construction in Boston that will be looked upon as a model for future work in historic preservation.

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VMSD Magazine Announces 2013 Designer Dozen

May 15, 2013
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Sonja Haviland, Senior Designer at Bergmeyer, was selected as one of VMSD Magazine’s “Designer Dozen”, a celebration of the best & brightest up-and-coming designers in retail. Sonja is featured in the magazine’s May 2013 issue.

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Hostelling International Boston named Boston Business Journal’s 2013 Best of Boston Real Estate Finalist

April 25, 2013
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Hostelling International Boston was named one of Boston Business Journal’s 2013 Best of Boston Real Estate finalists, under the “Rehab/ Renovation” Category. Winners will be announced at the Awards Luncheon on Thursday, May 23.

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Hostelling International Boston wins USGBC Massachusetts Chapter’s 2013 Innovation in Green Design Award

April 10, 2013
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Hostelling International Boston was presented the USGBC Massachusetts Chapter’s Innovation in Green Design Award (Innovative Building or System Category) on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. The award recognizes buildings that break new ground, can be used as a model for others, and have a positive impact on the environment, social equity and economic prosperity.

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Hostelling International Boston receives Special Mention in Architizer A+ Awards “Hotels and Resorts” Category

February 14, 2013
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Architizer, the world’s largest and fastest growing website for architecture, launched an architectural award program with 50+ categories and over 200 jurors. Jury members included Rem Koohaus, Elle MacPherson, Steven Holl, & other renowned architects, CEO’s, & Pop-Culture Icons. With entries received from over 100 countries, the Special Mention distinction was awarded to projects scoring within the top 20% of entrants.

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Hostelling International Boston Wins Boston Society of Architects’ Honor Award

January 31, 2013
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The sole judging criterion for the Boston Society of Architects’ Honor Awards is design excellence. The jury is empowered to determine the extent to which design excellence is informed by aesthetic, functional, contextual, sustainability, social or other characteristics.

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Joe Nevin named Fellow of the Retail Design Institute

January 14, 2013
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Joseph P. Nevin, Jr., Senior Principal at Bergmeyer Associates, Inc., was named Fellow of the Retail Design Institute at the 2013 Awards Gala on January 14th. This prestigious honor is granted to those who have achieved the highest degree of professionalism and performed outstanding service to and on behalf of the Retail Design Institute. Widely recognized as a leader in the field of retail store design, Joe has been an active member of the Retail … [Read More]