Maryland’s Top Rated Local® Architects Award Winner: Kimmel Studio Architects

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Kimmel Studio Architects is an award winner for architecture firms in 2019!

If you are looking for an architecture firm that will make your vision a reality, look no further than this award-winning company!

Kimmel Studio Architects has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across three different verified sites with an average rating of 4.86 stars, earning them an excellent Rating Score™ of 95.62 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top three architecture firms in Maryland!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“I had the privilege to capture one of Devin’s projects in Deale, Maryland, aptly named the Boat House. His creative intelligence is remarkable, and his craft reaches a very high water mark in his field. I confidently recommend his services to anyone who values a very high-quality result.” -Pete A.

It is because of stellar reviews like this that Kimmel Studio Architects is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Architecture Firm

We were excited to learn all about how Kimmel Studio Architects has been able to build such an exemplary reputation, so we sat down with the Principal Architect, Devin Kimmel.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Kimmel Studio Architects stand apart from their competitors. According to Devin, it comes down to two things:

“1. We are able to integrate buildings into the landscape.
2. We are artists. We create a work of art with the structures we build and the surrounding landscape we develop.”

When asked about the Kimmel Studio Architects mission, Devin said, “We believe that architecture is not in competition with nature but an art form that can be a part of nature.”

Building Success By Exceeding Expectations

In Devin’s eyes, the secret to the phenomenal reviews his business has is their willingness to go above and beyond as a team for their clients. When it comes to marketing, they focus on organic traffic and social media.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as stupendous a reputation as Kimmel Studio Architects has managed to. We asked if Devin could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Exceed clients’ expectations. Be a good team player. Work toward a common goal.”


Congratulations to Kimmel Studio Architects for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Devin for taking the time to speak with us! Check out their website here!

Georgia’s Top Rated Local® Architects Award Winner: AJW Designs, Inc.

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that AJW Designs, Inc. is a 2019 award winner for architects in Georgia!

For all of your architectural and interior design needs in Roswell, you won’t find a better company to work with than AJW Design, Inc.

AJW Designs, Inc. has received multiple reviews on verified sites with an average rating of 5.00 stars, earning them an amazing Rating Score™ of 94.00 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 architects in all of Georgia!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“AJW Designs provided design and architectural services in helping with a major renovation where we added an addition and remodeled a kitchen and a master bathroom. The combination of being able to provide both design and architectural services was a huge advantage that helped with the overall design. AJW Designs was easy to work with; they listen to my feedback and were very professional.” – James F.

Not Your Average Architecture Firm

John Wisniewski, co-owner of AJW Designs, Inc., generously gave us a few minutes of his time to tell us about this one-of-a-kind business and its award-winning online reputation.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that sets AJW Designs, Inc. apart from the many other architecture firms in Georgia. Here’s John’s response:

“Every client that we have, we take very personally.”

We also wanted to know why they do what they do at AJW Designs, Inc. and how they work to make the world a better place. John told us that they aim to provide quality work, functional solutions and a stark appearance. He said that they make the world a better place by providing better, more functional designs.

Building Success Through Quality Work

When we asked John about AJW Designs, Inc.’s secret to such a strong online reputation, he pointed to the quality of their work.

Outside of building the kind of online reputation any business owner would envy, AJW Designs, Inc. has spread the word about who they are and what they do through referrals.

Clearly, John knows a thing or two about growing a business and building an online reputation. Here’s his expert advice for the many other business owners out there:

“Listen to what your clients are wanting, and provide them their desires, wishes and dreams.”


Congratulations to the team at AJW Designs, Inc. for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, John, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend AJW Designs, Inc. in Roswell. Visit their website today!

Georgia’s Top Rated Local® Architects Award Winner: TaC Studios Architecture

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that TaC Studios Architecture is an award winner for architects in 2019.

If you have a unique vision that you are ready to bring to life, we highly recommend this award-winning architect!

TaC Studios Architecture has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across four different verified sites with an average rating of 4.71 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 95.15 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top three architects in Georgia!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Cara and Jose took this little dream I had about building a plan for a home on a tiny niche street in Roswell and made it a beautiful reality. It was a difficult lot that needed a lot of thought and ingenuity to develop a plan for this absolutely cool house. Cara went over and above to make this happen. Every day I walk into my house, I am thrilled! If you get a chance to work with these architects, you will not be disappointed!” – D.H.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that TaC Studios Architecture is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Architecture Firm

We were excited to learn all about TaC Studios Architecture and how they have gotten where they are today, so we sat down with Business Partners, Jose Tavel and Cara Cummins.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes TaC Studios Architecture stand apart from their competitors. Their experience and their hard work set them apart. They want to make their clients happy and they firmly believe that everything deserves good design.

Building Success By Staying Focused

TaC Studios Architecture has grown immensely and has gained an incredible reputation in their 30+ years in business. Jose and Cara said that they have been able to get here because of their ability to focus on their projects. They said that their growth is purely organic.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as TaC Studios Architecture has managed to. We asked if Jose and Cara could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what they had to say:

“Focus on the project. Online is secondary.”


Congratulations to TaC Studios Architecture for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Jose and Cara for taking the time to speak with us!

Utah’s Top Rated Local® Architects Award Winner: FFKR Architects

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that FFKR Architects is an award winner for architects in 2018.

If you are in need of an architect who can bring incredible visions to life, look no further than this award-winning company!

FFKR Architects has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews with an average rating of 4.80 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 85.00 and a 2018 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top three architects in Utah!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“[They are] amazing people. They really get what you want to do. They have incredible vision.” – H.H.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that FFKR Architects is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Architects

We were excited to learn all about how FFKR Architects has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the Digital Marketing Specialist, Preston Gallacher.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes FFKR Architects stand apart from their competitors. Preston says that it comes down to their team of talented architects and interior designers who care very much and strive to get projects done on time. Their goal is to focus on their clients, and do so with open communication. Preston said:

“We want to develop their dreams into a project. We’re client focused, and [we] put them first!”

Building Success By Keeping Up With the Times

FFKR Architects has built quite an impressive reputation over the years, so we were excited to learn more about how they have managed to market and grow their company. Preston shared that credit is due to their business developer, who continuously builds relationships for their company. In addition to networking, they have utilized ads in print media and on digital campaigns across search engines, social media, and YouTube.

“There’s a lot of room to revolutionize and change these older industries, which is very exciting!”

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as FFKR Architects has managed to. We asked if Preston could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Having a really clear identity is very important. Knowing who you are and having a strong brand is key. I also think there is a lot of space to look outside of the norm and build your own space. Be creative in the way in which you promote your business, and be honest with your clients!”


Congratulations to FFKR Architects for being a 2018 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Preston for taking the time to speak with us!

Wisconsin’s Top Rated Local® Architects Award Winner: Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP is an award winner for architects in 2019.

If you are looking for an architect that has experience doing a variety of projects from coast to coast, look no further than this award-winning company!

Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across multiple verified sites with an average rating of 4.91 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 87.06 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top five architects in Wisconsin!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“[They offered a ] great experience, great customer attention, and fantastic leadership.” – P.K.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Architect

We were excited to learn all about how Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the Director of Marketing, Simmi Urbanek.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP stand apart from their competitors. Simmi told us that they like to provide creative designs that also solve the clients’ problems. For the staff at Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP, it is all about the relationship with the business and the client. They work to create a space that is reflective of the client while solving the clients’ needs.
We asked Simmi to tell us more about their business mission or how they work to make the world a better place. She said:

“It’s simple: solving clients’ problems with design.”

Building Success Through Exposure

Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP has managed to build an impressive reputation over the years, so we were excited to hear about some of the marketing strategies that have worked for them. Simmi told us that they use a mix of proactive digital marketing campaigns, have launched a new website, and make sure to request Google reviews. She also said that they have had a lot of repeat business over the last 20-30 years. On top of all of this, they are consistently winning Interior Design awards.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP has managed to. We asked if Simmi could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what they had to say:

“Find the right team to work for you. [Have a team of] trusted people to work with the client and deliver good service.”


Congratulations to Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Simmi for taking the time to speak with us!

North Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Architects Award Winner: T L Stroh Architects-Interiors

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that T L Stroh Architects-Interiors is the number one architect in North Dakota for 2019!

From residential projects to commercial, corporate and retail projects, T L Stroh Architects-Interiors is architectural firm to turn to in Fargo.

T L Stroh Architects-Interiors has received dozens of reviews on multiple verified sites with an average rating of 5.00 stars, earning them a tremendous Rating Score™ of 89.30 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for being ranked the number one architect in all of North Dakota!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“They were an excellent company to do business with. Never did we feel like we were being pressured into anything or that they were offering suggestions that would only benefit them and their pockets. They even worked with others to find the best and most effective way to complete the job. Our needs were put first.” – Amy K.

Not Your Average Architecture Firm

Terry Stroh, the owner of T L Stroh Architects-Interiors, generously gave us a few minutes of his time to tell us about this award-winning business and its superb online reputation.

The first question we had for Terry was what is it that sets T L Stroh Architects-Interiors apart from their competition in North Dakota. Terry points to their design expertise and technical ability, and said:

“We work on the project from start to completion. We care a great deal about our clients; many of our clients have become good friends.”

Terry went on to add:

“We are a commercial design firm with 29 years experience.”

We also wanted to know what their mission is at T L Stroh Architects-Interiors and how they work to make the world a better place. Here’s his response:

“[Our mission is to] build buildings with sustainable design and [improve] quality of life in the work environment.”

Building Success With Relationships

Terry attributes T L Stroh Architects-Interiors’ strong online reputation to the relationships they build with their clients:

“Great relationships make great buildings.”

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, T L Stroh Architects-Interiors has gotten their name out there by advertising in magazines and word of mouth.


Congratulations to the team at T L Stroh Architects-Interiors for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Terry, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend T L Stroh Architects-Interiors in Fargo. Visit their website today!

North Carolina’s Top Rated Local® Architects Award Winner: Arielle Schechter, Architect

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Arielle Schechter, Architect is the number one architect for North Carolina in 2019!

When you need an experienced architect on your side in Chapel Hill, there’s no better option than Arielle Schechter, Architect.

Arielle Schechter, Architect has received dozens of reviews on three verified sites with an average rating of 5.00 stars, earning this business a fantastic Rating Score™ of 96.00 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for being ranked the number one architect in all of North Carolina!

Here’s just one of this award-winning business’ many five-star reviews:

“We took a chance with Arielle after reviewing her work and vision from her webpage. Upon the first meeting, we knew we had found the right person to design our entry space and courtyard. Arielle was effortless to work with, had so many wonderful ideas to bring the space to life and really spent time listening to what we wanted. Her design fit our aesthetic and blended with the existing home and terrain perfectly. When we can afford the next phase of our project, we will most definitely ask Arielle if she would take on the work. We would enthusiastically recommend Arielle to others!” – Joe C.

Not Your Average Architect

 

Photo taken by Keith Isaac Photography

Arielle Schechter herself generously gave us a few minutes of her time to tell us about her stand-out business and its impressive online reputation.

The first question we had for Arielle was what is it that sets her apart from the many other architects people could work with in North Carolina. Arielle shared with us that she is passionate about both the client and the environment, that she combines creativity with practical sensibility and that she provides her clients with environmentally friendly designs that don’t sacrifice function or comfort.

We also wanted to know what Arielle’s mission is and how she works to make the world a better place. She told us that her goal is to help her clients live in better quality homes that make them happy and treat the environment well.

Building Success Through Customer Service

Arielle attributes her business’ strong online reputation to her commitment to customer service, which she defines as paying attention to the details, staying in touch with clients, being available for clients and supporting them at all times, making the process smooth and caring deeply for her clients.

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Arielle Schechter, Architect has grown by participating in the Green Home Tour in North Carolina, which helps them gain clients through word of mouth.

Be sure to stop by the Green Home Tour this year on April 27-28 and May 4-5 to see the two Arielle Schechter homes on the tour — 5909 Running Green Road, Chapel Hill, NC, and 1505 Mill Valley Road, Chapel Hill, NC.

There are so many business owners looking to build the kind of online reputation Arielle Schechter, Architect has. When we asked what advice she has for them, Arielle emphasized the importance of participating in the local community and keeping in touch with and taking care of clients.


Congratulations to Arielle Schechter, Architect for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Arielle, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Arielle Schechter, Architect in Chapel Hill. Visit their website today!

North Carolina’s Top Rated Local® Architects Award Winner: Hood Herring Architecture PLLP

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Hood Herring Architecture PLLP is a 2019 award winner for architects in North Carolina!

If you’re looking for a residential architecture firm in Wilmington who can bring your vision into reality, look no further than Hood Herring Architecture.

Hood Herring Architecture has received dozens of reviews on multiple verified sites with an average rating of 5.00 stars, earning them a phenomenal Rating Score™ of 94.00 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 architects in all of North Carolina!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“We worked with Hood Herring Architecture to help us design our custom waterfront home. We came to the table with lots and lots of ideas, and Tilghman Herring worked with us to incorporate our ideas into an amazing house design. Tilghman easily gets an overall understanding of his clients’ vision and then adds his own creative ideas, helpful advice and expertise to the project. We are thrilled with the functionality of our floor plan and the exterior presentation of our home. We highly recommend Tilghman.” – Beth and Rick S.

Not Your Average Architecture Firm

Tilghman Herring, Partner and owner of Hood Herring Architecture, generously gave us a few minutes of his time to tell us about his award-winning business and its outstanding online reputation.

The first question we had for Tilghman was what sets Hood Herring Architecture apart from their competition in North Carolina. Here’s his response:

“We are a hands-on firm. We give clients a lot of time and attention. Our clients get a personal experience.”

Tilghman went on to tell us that Hood Herring Architecture has been in a partnership for about 33 years.

We also wanted to know what their mission is at Hood Herring Architecture and how they work to make the world a better place. Here’s what Tilghman had to say:

“Other than civic participation in our community, we consider the fabric that goes into building each project. The public involvement and our architecture have enhanced our reputation.”

Building Success by Asking for Reviews

When asked about the Hood Herring Architecture secret to such a strong online reputation, Tilghman said:

“One thing we do is ask for reviews. I am there the whole way through the process. I accompany the client to the trades to help request certain designs, cabinet shops, etc. We do construction supervision, and there are few architects that do that these days.”

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Hood Herring Architecture has spread the word about who they are and what they do through their website and social media presence, which are run by Tilghman’s daughter.

Clearly, Tilghman understands a thing or two about growing a business and building an online reputation. Here’s his advice for the many other business owners out there:

“Be persistent. Do small amounts consistently. Solicit client commentary. Stand by your product. Most of my clients have become my friends, so establish a personal relationship rather than just a client relationship.”


Congratulations to the team at Hood Herring Architecture PLLP for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Tilghman, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Hood Herring Architecture PLLP in Wilmington. Visit their website today!

Minnesota’s Top Rated Local® Architects Award Winner: U+B Architecture & Design

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that U+B Architecture & Design is the number one architect in Minnesota for 2019!

If you’re looking for the right architecture firm to work with in Minneapolis, look no further than U+B Architecture & Design.

U+B Architecture & Design has received dozens of reviews on four verified sites with an average rating of 5.00 stars, earning them a fantastic Rating Score™ of 98.00 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for being ranked the number one architect in all of Minnesota!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“U+B was amazing throughout our remodeling project! They completely got what we want to achieve with the look of our new house. They were conscious of our budget and did what they could to help us save money wherever possible. They were there sorting out every small detail right through to the end and long after the project was finished as well. They were professional, courteous and efficient, and I would not hesitate to recommend their architectural services to anyone in the future.” – Nikki G.

Not Your Average Architecture Firm

In order to learn a little more about U+B Architecture & Design and their outstanding online reputation, we took a few minutes to talk with Edie Sebesta, Principal at U+B.

The first question we had for Edie was what sets U+B Architecture & Design apart from their competition in Minnesota. Here’s her response:

“We really pride ourselves on a very high-level kind of communication and satisfaction. We’re going to do what it takes to do the project right. If that means spending more time with a client or on a project, or a specific aspect of a project, then we’re going to do that. We’re not going to turn around and nickel and dime…”

Edie went on to tell us about how U+B Architecture & Design was founded by Paul Udris and Mark Burgess in 2003, and that they are an architecture firm that handles a variety of institutional, educational, corporate and residential projects.

Building Success by Asking for References

When asked about the U+B Architecture & Design secret to a strong online reputation, Edie told us that their clients are so excited by their experience and how good it was that they are excited to give them references when they ask.

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, U+B Architecture + Design has gotten most of their business from repeat clients and word of mouth, and they haven’t had to do a lot to market the business.

There are so many business owners who would love to build the kind of online reputation U+B Architecture & Design has. Here’s Edie’s expert advice for those business owners:

“…Update what you’re doing, whether it’s on social media or your website…”


Congratulations to the team at U+B Architecture & Design for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Edie, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend U+B Architecture & Design in Minneapolis. Visit their website today!

Michigan’s Top Rated Local® Architects Award Winner: ROSSETTI

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that ROSSETTI is an award winner for architects in 2019.

If you are looking for an innovative architect, look no further than this award-winning company!

ROSSETTI has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across multiple verified sites with an average rating of 4.82 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 85.70 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 10 architects in Michigan!

It is because of excellent reviews like this that ROSSETTI is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Architects

We were excited to learn all about how ROSSETTI has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the Marketing Director, Denise. The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes ROSSETTI stand apart from their local competitors. Denise tells us that their focus is on the owner’s business goals and on designing experiences that generate value. They are also working to make projects that are sustainable. It is their hope to be able to give back to the community. ROSSETTI also boasts an impressive interior design department that has signage and branding capabilities. To accomplish this, they work together with local artists and engineers.

Building Success Through Referrals

ROSSETTI has certainly managed to build an impressive online reputation. Denise shared with us that they invest a lot of time into their social media presence and online media production. This company has thrived for 50 years and says that word of mouth has still been their top source for new clients.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as ROSSETTI has managed to. We asked if Denise could share any expert advice to these companies. Here’s what she had to say:

“Keep learning and adapting. Keep content up.”


Congratulations to ROSSETTI for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Denise for taking the time to speak with us!