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An Inspiring Call to Action

No potable water, no electricity, sporadic running water, standing water from flooding, 4-5 hour lines at stores and gas stations, a fully saturated ground, bugs, and the smell of must and mildew all around…you get the picture, and this story hits close to our hearts.

Four months after Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 hurricane pummeled Puerto Rico, Meyer Gives Back sent one of our own home to do what we do best—Give Back. A plane ticket and monetary gift cards in hand, Lob Vargas, an architectural designer at Meyer traveled to his hometown of Mayaguez on the western coast of Puerto Rico to make a difference.

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Culture First in 2018

Culture matters, and in 2018 we’re owning ours!

After talking with our employees on how they define Meyer, five words came up over and over again:

FAMILY — we are a supportive group that embraces the entire Meyer extended family
FUN — from the events we host to the places we go, we love to have fun with our colleagues and our clients
CREATIVE — it’s what we do everyday – taking the elements and weaving them into our culture both externally and internally
AUTHENTIC — no gimmicks here. We are who we are, we talk the talk and walk the walk.
DIVERSE — we embrace and encourage different perspectives and celebrate our collective experiences that give us diversity of thought

These are the pillars that have sustained Meyer for over 40 years. Together we are stronger than we are individually, and that is what makes us special.

ULI’s Shark Tank

 

ULI Philadelphia held its second annual “Shark Tank”, a jaw-dropping event at the Pennovation Center on the campus of The University Pennsylvania, where real estate development entrepreneurs presented their local projects to a panel of real estate icons and industry-leader “shark” investors and financiers. The event provided captivating presentations and valuable insights to educate, inform and entertain ULI members and guests. Curated and started by ULI member and Meyer Business Development Manager, Matt Wittemann, Shark Tank was tailored after the popular TV show.

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Meyer Gives Back

Meyer’s culture can be seen in everything we do from designing spaces, being inspired by places, and supporting our Meyer family.  All of these elements make up the Heart of Meyer. Meyer Gives Back is our opportunity to “walk our talk” in our surrounding community through volunteer hours, fundraising, and a commitment to the causes that are especially important to our Meyer family.

This fall, the Meyer Senior Living Studio participated in the 2017 Philadelphia Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® at Citizens Bank Park, raising more than $2,700 in advancing Alzheimer’s support, care and research. In all, the Philadelphia Walk raised more than $1.3 million at this year’s event. Meyer Team Captain and Interior Designer Jenny Bauder, and Administrative Assistant Lyndi Smoluk, led the Meyer team through the cold weather to walk together in support of Alzheimer’s.

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ONE Global Design: By The Numbers

Learn more about ONE Global Design — a network of independent, geographically diverse design firms located across North America.

Workplace Design

Not only did ONE Global Design recount their continued momentum and collaboration at the recent 10th Executive Summit in NYC, but they also had the opportunity to share deep expertise with one of the leading design-driven furniture manufacturers in our industry. Continue Reading…

Reviving 1931 Charm: 401 N. Broad Street Receives Historical Marker

After a 2-year endeavor working on the restoration of 401 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia and its conversion to a major data center and carrier hotel, Meyer was proud to see the Terminal Commerce Building at 401 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia receive a historical marker. Continue Reading…