1717 Innovation Center

1717 Innovation Center

Based out of a 100 year-old, 5-story heavy-timber former tobacco warehouse in the growing Shockoe Bottom region, the 1717 Innovation Center is a community-driven business incubator, housing the non-profit Start-Up Virginia. Capital One, who funded the project through their Future Edge program, also occupy space on two floors for gathering space and a research lab….

Ledbury

Ledbury

Ledbury engaged SMBW to design their flagship retail store and corporate headquarters. A native Richmond company with international visibility, Ledbury wanted to be an active participant in the revitalization of the Broad Street retail corridor. They chose an existing four story mercantile building, originally built in 1900, as their flagship location. SMBW worked closely with…

Foxhaven

Foxhaven

As this Charlottesville based asset management company’s lease was coming to an end, they were excited to move to a new building being constructed around the corner. The design challenge presented on this project was how to translate the charm and richness of their existing space’s material palette, exposed timbers & brick, with the new…

Capital One Market 34

Capital One Market 34

As part of their ongoing food service strategy, a substantial renovation of this cafe located on Capital One’s West Creek campus serves as a centerpiece for a new marketplace inspired dining experience. The 16,700 renovation encompassed the interior dining facilities as well as an outdoor patio overlooking the campus’ hiking and biking trails. By breaking…

RTS Labs

RTS Labs

SMBW was engaged to provide workplace strategy and interior design services for RTS Labs: a high-growth software development & data and analytics company. Their new 9,830 SF Richmond office suite features an open, collaborative office space with meeting rooms and open lounge space at the core to accommodate multiple meeting styles and provide private zones…

Envera Health

Envera Health

Envera Health, a partner in healthcare engagement services, sought a Richmond-based location to consolidate multiple office locations creating a unified culture that aligns their work environment and community-centered mission.   The 25,000 SF facility was designed to accommodate 100% employee growth utilizing flexible workstations and technology to accommodate frequent team reconfigurations.   Taking advantage of the 19’…

Virginia Bar Association

Virginia Bar Association

Driven by a desire to attract new members and serve existing members better, the Virginia Bar Association’s new location has been crafted to become a fresh, inclusive home base for lawyers to meet, work, and collaborate. Geared to serve members more effectively through innovative meeting space and touchdown areas for debriefing, the 7,100sf space was…

PIEtech Sprinter Van

PIEtech Sprinter Van

PIEtech, a previous client located in Powhatan is an aggressively growing online based financial planning software developer. They have a strong focus on their employee’s wellbeing and are experts at creating an environment that’s fun and exciting to work in each day. With a corporate HQ facility that was named one of the 2014 Best…

Indoor Biotechnology

Indoor Biotechnology

Just down Harris St from its original location in Charlottesville, VA, Indoor Biotechnologies has renovated a 12,000 sf suite to serve as their new corporate headquarters. As an international company recognized as the world leader in the assessment of environmental exposure to allergens, it was important to not only incorporate a large research lab and…

PIEtech

PIEtech

PIEtech, a Powhatan based online fnancial planning software developer, is a progressive, accomplished firm who get it…space matters. Their corporate facility boldly embodies this message, named one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business. Greeted by colorful sculptures and landscaped outdoor amenities, it’s clear PIEtech takes fun seriously. They strive to…

Charlottesville Corporate Office

Charlottesville Corporate Office

Taking a strategic look at their corporate real estate standards, efficiency and work environment culture, this corporate client implemented the first in a series of full floor renovations to their campus in downtown Charlottesville, Virginia. Working with a project management team out of their New York City headquarters, the SMBW team developed a design utilizing…

SNL Financial

SNL Financial

Poised for rapid growth within the coming years, SNL Financial took a strategic look at their corporate real estate standards, efficiency and work environment culture. The “Pilot” project at their Headquarter campus in Charlottesville, Virginia, launched a new design concept that serves as the foundation for SNL’s corporate space and furniture standards. Project drivers included…

The Fahrenheit Group

The Fahrenheit Group

Experiencing substantial corporate growth and expanding their service offerings, The Fahrenheit Group, was due for a larger space to meet their growing needs. With a progressive approach to tackling problems for their clients, The Fahrenheit Group required a space that was reflective of their dynamic business model. Now situated in the newly renovated Handcraft Building…

Cloudbees

Cloudbees

CloudBees had long held up residency in Richmond’s Shockoe Bottom district, where warehouse and factories had been converted to office space. When the need for more open flexible space arose, CloudBees stuck to the same look but with a new location in the emerging Scott’s Addition neighborhood. Looking to enable greater collaboration and inspire their…

Authentic

Authentic

As an ever growing team, Authentic had outgrown their accommodations in the West End of Richmond and was ready to seek a new home that could would enable greater collaboration and inspire their workers each day. As a digital marketing consulting company, their young demographic of employees appreciate the industrial warehouse vibe that can be…

BCG

BCG

BCG companies is a member firm of the M Financial Group, specializing in the design and distribution of insurance products and services. BCG came to SMBW for help in designing their 5,500 square foot office space on the top floor of the new Gateway Office building in downtown Richmond. This new location allows their space…

Signature – Norfolk

Signature – Norfolk

Transparency, collaboration and a classically forward brand were the intents of Signature’s vision as they renovated the corporate headquarter office in Norfolk, VA. The nationally renowned wealth management firm specializes in private and family clientele, most of which are first generation wealth generators. Their clients enjoy a highly interactive and accessible relationship with Signature’s team….

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Gregory Kaplan Law Office

Gregory Kaplan Law Office

Located in Richmond’s historic Manchester District, the client challenged the design team to bring a long-abandoned 8,500 SF warehouse and manufacturing facility back to life with a modern interior renovation. The program called for an additional 2,500 SF of office space that was accommodated in a new mezzanine carefully inserted within the large trusses overhead….

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Rackspace

Rackspace

In close collaboration with our client-colleagues at The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, EDC, and Rackspace; SMBW is working to develop a 45,000sf corporate office building in Blacksburg for Rackspace’s satellite location. The project connects the building’s interior spaces and site spaces for work and gathering while the interior design allows for scaling collaboration. Site…

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UNOS Headquarters

UNOS Headquarters

Anchoring the northwest corner of the Virginia Biotechnology Research Park, this office building consolidates the client’s existing facilities into a single corporate headquarters. Influenced by the parcel’s unique shape and adjacent expressway interchange, the site planning strategy achieves two objectives; one, it balances the relationship of building to landscape by integrating a controlled / secured…

Luck Stone

Luck Stone

Facing unprecedented growth, Luck Stone sought the services of SMBW to design a substantial renovation and addition to their 35-year old headquarters. Via selective demolition, a seamless integration of old and new structures was achieved to accommodate space needs growth from 29,000 SF to 85,000 SF. So as not to compromise the quiet presence of…

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MicroAire

MicroAire

SMBW is designing the interior work environment for MicroAire in Charlottesville Virginia, a new 25,000 sf headquarter building in collaboration with Architect of Record Baskervill. The vision for this project includes a flexible workspace design that supports collaboration, product development, and employee morale. In a concise effort to develop an environmental design to address lighting,…

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City Campus Biotechnology Park

City Campus Biotechnology Park

City Campus is a 35,500 square foot biotechnology complex located near the City Center of Charlottesville. It will serve as the headquarters location for Indoor Bio-technologies, Inc, a national firm for research and testing of indoor allergens. The facility accommodates 15,000 square feet of BSL-2 wet labs and 13,000 square feet of research office. The…

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1901 Group

1901 Group

As 1901 Group’s service operations center tripled in size and moved to new 11,000 SF suite in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Park; we seized the opportunity to create a new work environment showcasing their unique brand and delivery model. Inspired by assembly line methodology, 1901 Group applies the same concepts of repeatable process yielding…

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Signature – Charlottesville

Signature – Charlottesville

Signature’s office was designed to continue their collaborative and classically forward brand. The 3,200 SF suite in the historic King Building was selected to provide a memorable space reflective of the character of the Charlottesville region. The challenge of the small space was addressed by providing transparency throughout the space, exposing the heavy timber construction…

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