Firm Profile

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About Us

12700_FPFor more than two decades the design of Commercial and Industrial properties has been at the core of what we do here. We have been fortunate to build strong relationships with our clients and establish a proven track record of success with them. To do this we listen closely, we meet deadlines and we develop designs that work. Following this simple formula new work has been consistently sent our way, and as it did our areas of expertise grew into other markets. We value each of our clients and we work consistently to earn their trust in everything we do. We believe that trust is essential for successful relationships and a key reason why 95% of our business is driven by repeat clients and referrals. For us, this has been the key indicator of our success, and along with our staff, the key reason we believe in a strong future for our firm.

Awards and Recognition

NiaopEdward Farr Architects, Inc has been the recipient of numerous awards over the last 20 years. These include 18 NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties) Design of Excellence Awards for “Building of Year” in their category. EFA has also been awarded a Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Development Showcase Award and multiple projects have been LEED Certified by the USGBC.  Award winners are highlighted in the individual project pages.

Clients We Serve

Below is a listing of examples of the types of clients we most often serve:

  • Real Estate Developers
  • Design Build Contractors
  • Property Managers
  • Leasing Agents / Brokers
  • End Users

  • Tenants
  • Leasing Agents / Brokers
  • Tenant Representatives
  • Investors
  • Build-to-Suit Owner


Project Types We Serve

Below is a listing of the project types we serve. To see photos/ info of many of our projects check out our interactive projects page: Our Projects

  • Speculative Office Buildings
  • Medical Office Buildings
  • Office Warehouses
  • Multi-Tenant Retail Buildings
  • Distribution Centers
  • Master Planning
  • Tenant Build-Outs
  • Tenant Remodels/ Relocations
  • Lobby Remodels
  • Exterior Building Redesign
  • Parking Ramps
  • Banking / Financial
  • Retail / Hospitality

Services We Provide

Below is a partial list of the most common services we provide for our clients. For a more throughough description of these services click here: Services

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Programming / Needs Assessment
  • Space Planning
  • Facilities Management / Area Calcs
  • Asset Repositioning
  • Site Planning
  • Property Condition Assessments
  • 3D Modeling / Renderings / Videos
  • Marketing Graphics
  • LEED Documentation
  • As-Built Documentation
  • Feasibility Studies