Merriman Anderson Architects Names Director of Hospitality, Historic/Adaptive Reuse

Picquet-Reyes, a principal at the firm, will continue to lead project teams while driving and expanding MAA’s adaptive reuse and architectural hospitality footprint.

Jennifer Picquet-Reyes has been named director of hospitality, historic/adaptive reuse by Dallas-based Merriman Anderson Architects.

“Jennifer has a unique passion for architecture and creating new spaces,” MAA President Milton Anderson said in a statement. “She brings a positive energy to the firm and consistently collaborates with clients and consultants to coordinate all phases of a project and deliver the best results. We are fortunate to have her as a leader of the MAA family.”

Picquet-Reyes, a principal at the firm, will continue to lead project teams while driving and expanding MAA’s adaptive reuse and architectural hospitality footprint. She has been with the Merriman Anderson for 12 years and has made significant contributions in a wide variety of markets, the firm said. It said her new title more accurately reflects the market sectors that have been her primary focus while at the firm.

Picquet-Reyes is one of three principals at Merriman Anderson, and she has expert knowledge and experience with historic preservation, LEED certification, adaptive reuse, design, construction schedule, document coordination, and construction administration for projects of all types nationwide.

She has helped bring more than 20 abandoned buildings back to life in downtown Dallas through her dedication to revitalizing historic buildings, MAA said.

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