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New Lease Space in Irving Shopping Center

Design for Shopping Center Addition

At TMA-CHA Architects, one of our latest projects is designing new lease space for MacArthur Marketplace. The shopping center is located along Interstate 635, just west of MacArthur Blvd in Irving, Texas. The additional 5,000 SF space will host two tenants, including Farm2Cook.  The design will feature accent canopies over large window segments as well…

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The Sinclair Grand Opening in Fort Worth

Sinclair Rooftop Bar

We recently attended the grand opening of The Sinclair, a Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel, in downtown Fort Worth. It was originally built in 1929, as an office space for the Sinclair Oil Company. In 2013, the building was updated and converted to a luxury boutique hotel. Touted as the world’s first all-digital hotel, the rooftop…

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Advantages of Using an Existing Space

AOA Performance Institute

Besides new ground up construction, our work has always included commercial finish outs. There are many advantages to finishing out an existing space, especially if you’re a new, growing business. Depending on the size, finish outs are typically completed faster, not affected by inclement weather, and most importantly, the price per square foot to “finish…

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Our Design for a New Shopping Complex in OK

Shopping Complex Design

At tma-cha architects, we have been master planning for “Market Street at Ardmore.” This a new 300,000 SF shopping complex on 28 acres in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Phase One construction has begun, and will continue in stages, while Phase Two is still on the boards. Panda Express, Academy Sports + Outdoors, and Verizon cellular sales are…

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The Adventure of Building My Office

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It was 14 years ago that I bought a piece of property on Pennsylvania Avenue in the Near Southside neighborhood of Fort Worth. I was hoping to build an office for my three-person architectural firm. To do that, we had to remove four buildings and three cars. Afterwards, I found the property had several beautiful,…

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