Hyatt Austin – A Studio Site Visit

The Hyatt Centric at Congress Avenue in Austin, TX is located steps from the historic stage of the Paramount Theatre and two blocks south of Nelsen Partners’ headquarters studio. The design and form of this 246-room development was influenced by the site’s numerous constraints, making its 43-foot silhouette truly iconic for the historic downtown corridor. […]

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905: History, Recognition and Renovation.

905 Congress has been adapted to many uses over the last century. A shoe store, an ice cream parlor, and the editorial offices of the Austin Daily Statesman newspaper are just some of the businesses formerly operating out of this historic building.

Click the image above to learn more!

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Topped-Out Party at The Hyatt Centric

On a 99-degree Austin afternoon, 227 people gathered to celebrate the topping out of the new 31-story Hyatt Centric hotel at 8th and Congress. With catering provided by Salt Lick and donations of over 6K in gift cards, requisite tree and group-signed steel beam, the collective of companies involved in design, development, and construction marked […]

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90 Seconds with Liz, Alondra, Doug, and Adriano– Welcome!

We are happy to introduce you to our newest crew members who have just joined our Arizona studio; say hello to Tucsonan Liz Gorman (LG,) Mexican at heart, Alondra Ramos (AR,) Doug Ahmann (DA) hailing from “Magic City” (Aka Minot, ND!)and, last but not least, Phoenician Adriano Vengechea(JJ). To all four of you, welcome to Nelsen Partners! We are really excited to meet you in person very, very soon.

Read below to find out more about our new crew and see what renowned architect they decided to commission for a one-of-a-kind pool in their backyard . (Sorry, Le Corbusier didn’t make the cut!)

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Spring Construction Updates

2021 is shaping up to be a busy year for the Nelsen team. Click the post above to check out our Spring construction updates.

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Happy retirement, Helen!

It is with mixed emotions that we announce and celebrate the retirement of our esteemed colleague, Helen Bowling. After an accomplished 38-year architectural career, we are incredibly happy for Helen, but we will also sincerely miss her. During Helen’s nearly 19 years with Nelsen Partners, she has contributed in significant ways. She has been a […]

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90 SECONDS with Seth and Christopher – Welcome!

We are happy to introduce you to our newest crew members; fresh to our Arizona studio we welcome Project Specialist […and shall I say Photographer?] Seth Good (SG); along with Brit-American architect Christopher Day (CD) who was literally on the move to join our Austin office during the Holiday Break. To both of you, welcome […]

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Logos: A 30-year retrospective

Many things have changed in the last 3 decades since Brad Nelsen founded Nelsen Partners. Our world, our technology, our industry, and not to mention we have evolved a great deal during this time. With all of this, it’s not surprising that our logo and brand would evolve with it.

We hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane as we revisit our logos over the last 30 years.

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Stories that lift our communities.

Throughout our firm’s 30-year history, we have been committed to giving back to those in need in our communities. In these especially difficult times, we are strengthening this commitment to supporting others, as well as reflecting on past and current projects that exemplify this core value.

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INSIGHTS – 4th of July (in distance)

Aaaaand we are back to work (at home)!. Our crew had the most fun during this holiday break. We took over backyards and grilled chicken, franks, and a brisket that’s worth drooling over. From Utah to Scottsdale and throughout the Southwest, social distancing couldn’t stop us from breath-taking sunsets, family, great tacos, or firecracker ice pops! All in all our folks were pretty festive this 4th of July.Check out how our crew celebrated (and forgot about COVID-19 for a sec).

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