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Architecture Firm AO to Open Eastern Regional Hub in Atlanta

Full-service architecture firm AO has announced the opening of its Midtown Atlanta office located at 1447 Peachtree St. NE.

The office will be led by AO Partner Richard Clarke IV, an accomplished design architect and Atlanta resident with a diverse portfolio of award-winning developments. Atlanta-based architect Johnny Hembree also joins the AO leadership team as principal.

“Our team’s approach to creative regional design solutions and integrated architectural services really complements Atlanta’s rich culture and dynamic economic growth. We’re excited to leverage our expansive range of architectural expertise and fresh approach to design to keep contributing to the growth of world class communities, environments and workplaces in the Southeast region,” said Clarke.


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David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector. Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA. David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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