President Mike Davis Speaks at Bisnow Higher Ed & Student Housing Program

October 11, 2016

Student housing has become an in-demand submarket of residential real estate. At Bisnow’s Higher Education and Student Housing program on October 20, Bergmeyer President Mike Davis and a panel of experts will discuss the latest design and management trends, who’s expanding where, and how the big development and investment deals are getting done.

An RSVP link is attached to the Bisnow registration site. We hope to see you next Thursday morning!

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Mare Weiss Develops Program Panel for International Retail Design Conference

July 29, 2016

Pop-up stores started appearing on the retail landscape more than 10 years ago. Today these experience-rich environments have evolved into an increasing variety of formats as brands experiment with location, duration and collaboration. Are pop-ups still just a trend, or now a necessary component of a strong market strategy and real estate portfolio?

On Wednesday, September 14, Bergmeyer’s Mare Weiss will moderate an interactive panel discussion on the evolution of pop-up retail at the International … [Read More]

Jef Leon Moderates a Panel of Restaurant Industry Experts for Bisnow

January 19, 2016


This Wednesday, January 20 at 3:30 pm, Jef Leon of Bergmeyer will moderate a panel of industry experts discussing the strategies behind restaurant success.

In a city known for both real estate and hospitality it takes mastery to make for restaurant success. Hear from experts and some of the hottest talent in each industry as they cover everything from the creation of authentic new restaurant concepts, to multi-use property development and the growing Boston … [Read More]

Upcycling for TEDxBeaconStreet

November 25, 2015

That’s a wrap, folks! Another year gone by and a second life to an otherwise discarded item was utilized because we saw the potential in it.

For the last four years, Bergmeyer has partnered with TEDx Beacon Street to design and construct a stage set for the event. Creating our own criteria, we decreed as a firm to re-use recyclable materials from our office and community as part of a larger global effort to be … [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]

Roadmap to Zero: A Conversation with Ed Mazria hosted by Mike Davis

October 30, 2015

Ed Mazria, FAIA, founder of Architecture 2030 and the 2030 Challenge will be at BSA Space for a conversation on the roadmap to a zero-carbon city. Mike Davis, FAIA, Principal at Bergmeyer and a proponent of the 2030 Challenge, will host the informative evening on Monday, November 9.

Read more details on the event below from the Boston Society of Architects and visit the site to register for the event.

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Jef Leon Speaks About Restaurant Design for Design Museum Boston!

October 21, 2015
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Dining at a restaurant is a sensory experience, one which goes far beyond deliciously prepared food. From the restaurant’s overall ambiance to its brand, its design, and its architecture, every detail must be thoughtfully considered to craft a holistic experience that entices diners to return. Each restaurant comes with a unique set of challenges and opportunities; each with its own client with a visionary plan for its future. As designers, it is our responsibility to … [Read More]

Joe Nevin to Speak at Bisnow on Activating the Ground Floor

July 27, 2015

This Wednesday, July 29 at 7:30 am, Joseph Nevin of Bergmeyer, along with Daniel Bradley of AEW and Ted Chryssicas of NGKF, will present a case study of 699 Boylston Street, a strategic repositioning in Boston’s Back Bay. The panel will present an overview of how 699 Boylston Street increased its overall property value by redesigning the ground floor retail, lobby, and streetscape.

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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]

Presenting “A New Recipe” – a workshop at SCUP North Atlantic Regional

March 26, 2015
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Hampshire Dining Commons is arguably the most sustainable dining commons in the country. On April 13, 2015 at the SCUP 2015 North Atlantic Regional Conference in Providence, Bergmeyer presented a workshop, alongside representatives from UMass and Ricca Design Studios, to share how this landmark facility benefits the institution, student body, and local community. The project was recently awarded LEED Gold and is the most visible component in a wide, regional network of farmers, students, educators, … [Read More]

Partnering with LX for the Design for Dining program

March 20, 2015
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Have you ever wondered what goes into the design of a dining experience? Design heightens every aspect of dining, from culinary artistry to menu layout, to the spatial temperament – design is apparent throughout. Design Museum Boston, the “nomadic” design museum of the city, has curated seven pairs of design firms and restaurants in Boston’s Downtown Crossing neighborhood. Design Museum Boston announced, “These curated teams will collaborate to design unique table vignettes in each … [Read More]

Fashion Statement – Exhibit featured in Design New England

February 5, 2015
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IIDA New England’s Post Fashion Show Exhibit at the Innovation and Design Building has been featured on the blog of Design New England, one of the area’s premiere publications for design professionals. Written by Gail Ravgiala, editor at Design New England and a former fashion show judge! Since winning big at the Fashion Show last October with “Best in Show” and “People’s Choice” awards, Bergmeyer was ecstatic to design the exhibit too.

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Adaptation – Post Fashion Show Exhibit

January 19, 2015
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Bergmeyer is pleased to have designed the exhibit for the IIDA New England Fashion Show Exhibit, on display for the next month at The Innovation and Design Building. Printing for exhibition material was generously provided by ARC Document Solutions, located in the ID Building.

IIDA New England invites members of the design community and industry partners to take a closer look at the 2014 fashion show winners. Join us for a cocktail reception … [Read More]

Professional Development – Being in the Conversation

January 12, 2015
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Brandon Graska of Bergmeyer was invited to participate recently in the NCARB Intern Think Tank. Here, he talks about the event and the importance of professional development for aspiring architects.

Involvement in a professional organization pertaining to one’s career or skill set can play a big part in shaping the industry. Becoming involved in this capacity has potential to impact more than just the individual; it affects everyone in their professional network, their peers, and … [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]

JD Myers featured in BSA Student Design Showcase

December 3, 2014

Every year, the BSA Membership Committee invites the best of local student work for consideration in the BSA Student Design Showcase, and then celebrates the best of the best at the BSA Space. The jury was impressed with the quality, thoughtfulness, and quantity of the submissions. One of the finalists chosen for the showcase is Bergmeyer’s own, JD Myers, an exceptionally talented designer with a vast skill set.

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ABX Session Recaps

November 24, 2014

The architecture and building industry’s biggest event of the year, ArchitectureBoston Expo, was held just a few short weeks ago. The three-day conference had presentation and workshops in a variety of formats and multiple educational tracks like “building performance,” “codes and regulations,” and “the future of practice.” Architect Rachel Lanzafame, AIA, LEED AP BD+C offers recaps two sessions she attended last month on the links between BIM and facilities management and the lean construction process.… [Read More]

TEDxBeaconStreet this weekend

November 14, 2014

Started in 2012, TEDxBeaconStreet is one of the most innovative TEDx events in the world.  The annual event, taking place on November 15 and 16 at the Lincoln School in Brookline, will include TEDxYouth@BeaconStreet program with the theme “Worlds Imagined” and a block dedicated to Google’s Solve for X Moonshot Ideas and panel discussions. As we’ve done for the past couple years, Bergmeyer set the stage with recycled materials for this unique 2-day community event, … [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.

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NAIOP Trends + Technology Conference Recap

October 24, 2014

In the afternoon of Wednesday, October 22, NAIOP assembled an event that highlighted new technologies and marketing trends that are positively influencing today’s commercial real estate market. NAIOP is the leading voice representing the interests of the real estate industry, including developers, owners and other professionals engaged in real estate development, investment and ownership in the Commonwealth. A keynote address and two panels of real estate professionals opened a dialogue to the marketing, branding, digital … [Read More]

Mike Davis, FAIA to present at ABX on the value of social media

September 26, 2014
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Kicking off on October 28, the ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) is a three-day event that provides thought-provoking programs and educational workshops for the building industry. As one of the first sessions of the conference, Principal Mike Davis, FAIA of Bergmeyer will be presenting with Karen Robichaud of Payette on the value of social media in architectural practice.

As social media has begun to penetrate the architecture and design community, individuals and firms face choices about how … [Read More]

Tour the new LEED-certified Hostelling International Boston

September 25, 2014

Hostelling International leadership recognized an opportunity to raise their profile in Boston by creating an urban flagship with multipurpose public spaces that deepen connections between the organization and the amenities outside its doors. Join us on September 25 for a tour of the project, with the USGBC MA Chapter and Suffolk Construction, and learn how we turned this historic structure on the National Register of Historic Places into a LEED certified building and one of … [Read More]

49ers celebrate opening of their new stadium and flagship retail store

July 17, 2014

Principal Joe Nevin attended the Gala Opening of Levi’s Stadium, the new home of the San Francisco 49ers, with Cambridge Seven Associates. Inside the stadium is the Flagship Store and Stadium Retail for the 49ers, a collaborative project with Bergmeyer at C7A.

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Bergmeyer hosts Shoptalk Boston

June 4, 2014
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Every year, ARE hosts regional Shoptalks in cities around the U.S. and Canada. Top visual merchandising and store planning professionals are invited to gather at exciting locations for an evening of networking and education. Shoptalk’s focus on education reinforces our mission and provides greater value for both attendees and sponsors. This year, Bergmeyer co-hosted with Timberland with proceeds from the event to benefit PAVE.

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Principal Mike Davis on a panel of experts for NEEP workshop

June 2, 2014

Today’s energy and climate realities require us to rethink how we build, produce power and utilize water. The net zero buildings of the near future will be dynamic in their function, with the capability to sustain vital operations in face of unpredictability. On June 2 & 3, over 300 people converged on the Newport Hyatt for the 2014 Northeast Energy Efficiency Summit. Mike Davis presented with a panel of experts on Building Resiliency.

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Bergmeyer team designs eco-conscious stage for 2013 TEDx Beacon Street event

November 27, 2013

A team of Bergmeyer Associates designed and constructed the 2013 TEDx Beacon Street stage using 10,000 donated aluminum cans and plastic bottles. After the show, the stage was disassembled and recycled. The proceeds from the recycled cans and bottles were donated to Lincoln School, the host of the event. Watch the team work!

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Bergmeyer Associates Participate in the 2013 JP Morgan Corporate Challenge Boston

June 20, 2013

Thirteen Bergmeyer associates participated in the 30th JPMorgan Corporate Challenge on June 20th, 2013. Our associates were in good company as the event drew 12,000 participants from 571 organizations. This year JP Morgan donated all of the entry fees to the One Foundation, which supports the families most affected by the Boston Marathon bombings. The weather was perfect and everyone’s spirits were high. We are extremely proud of our employees’ dedication both in and out … [Read More]