Moseley Architects and Marks Thomas Announce Merger
RICHMOND, VA Moseley Architects announces plans to merge with Marks Thomas, a woman-owned architecture firm based in Baltimore, Maryland. Marks Thomas is recognized for providing planning, architecture, interior design, and sustainability services to clients along the east coast. Focusing on senior living, multifamily housing, education, and historic preservation markets.
Moseley Architects' President Stewart D. Roberson believes that this is a natural step for the firm. "Our two organizations have recently collaborated, so I know that this merger affords us an even greater depth of resources to serve our clients," said Roberson. "Furthermore, this merger is consistent with the strategy we have successfully used throughout our firm's evolution: enter new markets while expanding our geographic footprint."
The merger not only provides a Maryland location for Moseley Architects, which will significantly bolster the firm's ability to serve clients in the region. The move also strengthens the firms existing presence in the senior living market.
"Marks Thomas has focused on building our business through long-term relationships with our clients and Moseley Architects has done the same. We are energized about the possibilities of bringing our two like-minded organizations together," said Magda Westerhout, Marks Thomas's Multifamily Housing Principal.
Mark Heckman, Marks Thomas's Senior Housing Principal, said, "Both of our firms have an outstanding team with experience in delivering high quality design services across a variety of markets. We are excited to offer this experience to our clients while also providing our staff with additional opportunities for growth."
"We are looking forward to joining forces with Moseley Architects," Faith Nevins Hawks, a Principal with Marks Thomas said. "This merger will result in amazing outcomes for our clients."
Effective Jan. 1, 2018, the merged firm will be known as Moseley Architects. The existing governance structure at Moseley Architects will remain as Marks Thomas leaders will be represented as board members and shareholders.