The leadership teams of BDG Architects and Parker Walter Group (PWG) are thrilled to announce the joining of their teams. The combination of the talents and resources of these long-established practices expands their multi-family team and its capabilities in this and other markets including hospitality and the retail marketplace. PWG and its Sarasota team join BDG Architect’s growing firm which has locations in six (6) offices throughout the Southeast with the headquarters in Tampa, Florida.

The partnership will merge the design talents and project experience from both firms enabling the combined teams to pursue more opportunities and elevate their standards for design excellence.

The combined firms will collectively specialize in a broad spectrum of project types with a focus on multifamily, retail and hospitality projects. Services will include planning, architecture, interior design, and program management. The firms will be able to capitalize on each other’s strengths to serve their existing clients and markets and expand that service to new clients and markets.

“This partnership will benefit our clients and our staff. PWG’s deep technical knowledge and their prowess and capabilities in utilizing technology in the design process are areas we are looking forward to enhancing in our own capabilities. They are great practitioners, very experienced, very talented people that are going to really benefit all of us here at BDG,” said Chris Kirschner, President of BDG Architects.

Brent Parker, President of Parker Walter Group added, “We’re extremely excited to join this team. It gives us the ability to have some continuity, particularly to service our clients. BDG brings us resources that as a smaller firm, are always difficult to source. We can focus on what we’re good at and bring our collective expertise to a wider market.”

As part of this exciting news PWG has rebranded and launched their new website ( to highlight their expanded capabilities and growing team.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Lisa Gabler at 813.323.9233, 400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 600, Tampa, Florida 33602 or email

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