Ware Malcomb Names Chaiken Principal
DENVER, CO Ware Malcomb announces Matt Chaiken has been promoted to Principal of the firm's Denver, Colorado, office. Chaiken is responsible for client development, staff management and project oversight for the Denver office.
Chaiken joined Ware Malcomb's Denver office as Project Manager in the Commercial Architecture Studio in 2004. In 2006, he was promoted to Studio Manager and, later that year, to Regional Director leading the office's growth and operations. Since then, Chaiken has successfully grown and expanded the firm's Denver operations with new clients, services and project types. In 2015, Ware Malcomb moved to a larger office location in downtown Denver to accommodate the firm's growing client and employee base.
Recent high profile projects designed by Ware Malcomb in the Denver area include: Crossroads Commerce Center located at Washington St. and 55th, Enterprise Business Center located on the southwest corner of I-70 and Havana Street in Denver; the new Leopold Bros. distillery in Denver; DB Schenker's redesigned corporate office and data center in Lakewood, Colorado; and AMG National Trust Bank's new corporate headquarters in Greenwood Village, Colorado.
"Matt has maintained strong relationships with key commercial real estate clients throughout his tenure at Ware Malcomb," said Lawrence R. Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer of Ware Malcomb. "At the same time, his team-oriented, down to earth leadership style has created a strong, dedicated team in Denver. We look forward to his continued success and contributions in the years ahead."
A Licensed Architect in 12 states, Chaiken has experience in all facets of architecture and has worked on a wide variety of industrial, office, distribution, technology and retail projects. His depth of experience includes architectural master planning, site planning, project management, design development, contract documents, contract administration, city entitlement processing and code research.
Chaiken is NCARB Certified and a LEED Accredited Professional. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Kansas.