July 26, 2021

Yaeger Value: Service Beyond Self

This is the fifth video in a series sharing more about Yaeger: what we do, our purpose, vision, values, and what it is like to work with us! This week, Chaz Pruente is discussing the Yaeger Value “Service Beyond Self” and our work with the Community Services League....
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June 29, 2021

Yaeger Value: Stewardship

This is the fourth video in a series sharing more about Yaeger: what we do, our purpose, vision, values, and what it is like to work with us! This week, Christina Przygoda is discussing the Yaeger Value “Stewardship” as it relates to Sustainability in our work....
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June 14, 2021

First Look: Kansas City Facial & Oral Surgery

Yaeger Architecture is honored to have provided Architectural and Interior Design services for the completed Kansas City Facial & Oral Surgery...
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May 27, 2021

Cars for Kids

Aaron Rumple joined other volunteers and FTC 4587 Robotics Club members in Learn Science and Math Club’s underground lair for their 5th annual build of cars for kids with disabilities....
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May 21, 2021

2021 Academy of Fellows Investiture

Congratulations to Yaeger Vice President, Matthew Turner, on your Investiture to the SAME Academy of Fellows! The Investiture ceremony was held virtually on Wednesday May 12th. ...
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May 18, 2021

Mark Twain Behavioral Health Groundbreaking Ceremony

Yaeger team members Carl Yaeger (President), Chaz Pruente (Project Manager and Architect), Jessica Wardle (Interior Designer), and Luke McElwain (Architectural Intern) attended the groundbreaking ceremony at Mark Twain Behavioral Health in Kirksville, Missouri on May 18th. Mark Twain Behavioral Health (MTBH) is a private not-for-profit Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic...
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May 11, 2021

Yaeger: Community Service

This is the third video in a series sharing more about us: what we do, our purpose, vision, values, and what it is like to work at Yaeger! This week, TJ Moon is discussing Community Service....
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April 21, 2021

Yaeger Value: Integrity

This video is part of a series sharing more about us: what we do, our purpose, vision, values, and what it is like to work at Yaeger! In this video, Matt Turner is discussing the Yaeger Value “Integrity” and how it is relevant to the Historic Preservation work we...
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April 23, 2021

Yaeger Value: Personal Growth

This is the second video in a series sharing more about us: what we do, our purpose, vision, values, and what it is like to work at Yaeger! This week, Jessica Gonzales is discussing the Yaeger Value “Personal Growth”....
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April 16, 2021

Food Pantry Birthday Kits

Yaeger Architecture staff is participating in the Church of the Resurrection’s Serve Saturday on April 17, 2021, by donating Birthday Kits to the Resurrection Overland Park Food Pantry. The birthday kits include cake mix & frosting as well as themed paper products and decorations for families visiting the food pantry....
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March 26, 2021

Welcome, Erin!

Yaeger Architecture is happy to welcome Erin Wheeler as part of our team. Erin is a fourth-year student at Kansas State University and is spending her Spring semester and summer as an architectural intern at Yaeger. Erin was planning to study abroad in Italy this Spring, however, her plans changed...
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March 18, 2021

Service Beyond Buildings: Value Engineering

Projects at Yaeger Architecture often include the Value Engineering process. On large federally funded projects, VE is built into the design schedule. Yaeger also provides Subject Matter Experts (SME) as 3rd Party Independent Reviewers for Value Engineering workshops conducted to validate and strengthen projects designed by other teams. Matt Turner...
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February 10, 2021

Super Bowl Squares

Yaeger employees played “Super Bowl Squares” for charity last week. Our staff added money to the pot and winners chose a charity to benefit. We ended up with three winners overall: Lori Madden, Tanisha Flewelling, and Rob Fish. Lori donated her winnings to Wayside Waifs. Each one of her border...
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January 21, 2021

Project Update: CityView Apartments

Yaeger Architecture is providing architectural services for the design and construction of Phase 2 of CityView at Northgate Village, on a site located at East 27th Street between Buchanan Street and CityView Drive.  This project is adjacent to The Gardens at Northgate, a project on which Yaeger provided full design...
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January 7, 2021

Project Update: Wellspring Apartments Pecos

The Wellspring Apartments, in Pecos, Texas, are nearing completion and tenants have begun to move in! Yaeger Architecture provided planning, architectural, and interior design services for this new 144-apartment project located on the southwest side of the City of Pecos, Texas. The six, 24-unit buildings, are comprised of a mix...
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December 15, 2020

VP Turner Receives Prestigious Honor

Congratulations to Yaeger Architecture’s Vice-President, Matthew Turner, who has been named a Fellow in the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME). The SAME Academy of Fellows was founded in 1995 to acknowledge individuals dedicated to SAME and to recognize their outstanding service to the Society and the A/E/C industry. This...
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June 25, 2020

Share the Load with Team Leadville

Yaeger VP, Matt Turner, alongside Team Leadville captain Anthony “Tony” Hofmann, represented the Greater Kansas City Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), as Tony presented a check from Team Leadville to Warriors’ Ascent. Hofmann, a retired Army officer and marathon runner, founded Team Leadville, a marathon team...
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June 24, 2020

Chicken N Pickle Overland Park Groundbreaking

Yaeger team members Patrick Lenahan, Ben Powell, Luke McElwain, and Aaron Rumple attended the Chicken N Pickle groundbreaking at Prairiefire in Overland Park on June 18th. Centric will be the builder of the project. Chicken N Pickle at Prairiefire will include six indoor pickleball courts, four outdoor pickleball courts, beer...
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May 29, 2020

Carl Yaeger Celebrates 25 Years with Firm

The year is 1995: Toy Story is about to make its national theatrical debut, the OJ Simpson Case is in full swing, and Michael Jordan returns to basketball. In Kansas City, Carl Yaeger joined our firm creating Devine deFlon Yaeger Architects (DDY) which has evolved over the course of two...
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May 21, 2020

SAME Greater Kansas City Post Supports Warriors’ Ascent

Yaeger Architecture Project Manager and President of SAME GKC Post, Christina Przygoda, presented a $2500 Post donation to Warriors’ Ascent and Executive Director Mike Kenny on May 20th. Christina and Mike Kenny both donned Team Leadville official racing gear for the check presentation. Team Leadville, coached and led by COL (R)...
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March 22, 2020

Yaeger COVID-19 Update

Effective Tuesday, March 24th, Yaeger Architecture, Inc. will implement best practices for suppressing the spread of COVID-19, as outlined by our local government officials, and will be working remotely until local policy directs us otherwise. Our number-one focus is the safety of our families, business partners, and the community at large. ...
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March 18, 2020

Yaeger Employee Passes Exams

Congratulations to Yaeger Architecture employee, Jessica Gonzales, for passing her final Architectural Registration Exam (ARE)! Jessica had a personal goal of passing all SIX exams in one year and we are proud to say she worked hard and achieved this goal. Jessica joined the firm in 2014, after receiving a...
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November 26, 2019

AIA Student Tour

Yaeger Architecture hosted seven students from the Center for Advanced Professional Studies of Blue Valley High School on Nov. 21st in conjunction with the AIA, Center for Architecture & Design, and KC STEM Alliance’s Design Career Day. Aaron Rumple, Chaz Pruente, and TJ Moon from Yaeger led the students on...
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January 30, 2020

Welcome, Tanisha!

Help us welcome our newest employee, Tanisha, Flewelling. Tanisha joins the team as our new Director of Accounting. Outside of the office, Tanisha loves spending time with her husband and Beagle mix, Gunner. They enjoy camping and recently went on a float trip to Galena. They also love to travel...
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December 20, 2019

SAME Holiday Party

The Society of Military Engineers (SAME) Greater Kansas City Post Vice President Holiday Party was held at Yaeger’s office this month. The VP Holiday Party is an annual event and Yaeger’s Christina Przygoda hosted this year as 2019 Vice President. The Post celebrated a successful 2019 and started gearing up...
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November 4, 2019

Central Green Chili Cookoff

Yaeger Architecture’s Central Green neighbors, CGB, hosted a building-wide Chili Cook-Off on Friday, November 1.  There were 10 chili entries, with Yaeger, CGB, Edward Jones and RIC voting for best chili and 1st and 2nd runner ups. Yaeger’s own, Luke McElwain, retained his title as Chili Champ with his secret...
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September 23, 2019

Yaeger Employee to Live Paint at SIOR Development Day

Please join Yaeger Architecture at Booth 40 at the 30th SIOR Development Day on September 26, 2019, at Union Station from 4:30pm-7:30pm. Each year the Western Missouri/Kansas Chapter of SIOR holds a Development Day event which includes over 80 exhibitors representing commercial real estate and development professionals serving the Kansas...
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October 28, 2019

Yaeger’s New Office at Central Green

Yaeger’s office, on the third floor of Central Green, has stunning 360-degree views of our corner of 87th Street and Renner Boulevard. Greenspace of Central Green Park can be seen to the northeast, Shawnee Mission Park to the northwest, and new-urban Lenexa City Center to the southwest. The expansive windows...
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September 20, 2019

Yaeger VR Studio

Yaeger Architecture’s new office now includes a Virtual Reality Studio. VR is one of the most compelling tools in the building industry. Using the HTC VIVE Pro with eye-tracking technology, clients and the project team interact with their projects during the design process to evaluate materials, lighting design options, and...
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August 26, 2019

Thank You to Our Summer Interns

Welcome back to school, KSU and KU students!  We were fortunate to have two great interns this summer, Riley Grey and Greg DeVeau.  Greg, a KU Architecture Department student, was with Yaeger during his brief break before summer studio started.  Riley, a College of Architecture, Planning & Design at Kansas...
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August 12, 2019

Yaeger Family Open House and Award

Friday, July 26, 2019, Yaeger Architecture, Inc. showed off our beautiful new space to 70 family members at an Open House held at our office in Lenexa City Center. We all enjoyed food catered by Lenexa favorites, Ignite and Saints. Our evening culminated with the presentation of the 2018 Living...
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July 11, 2019

Patrick Lenahan Celebrates 20 Years with Yaeger

Yaeger Architecture, Inc. is celebrating Patrick Lenahan on his 20th Anniversary with the firm. Patrick began his career with Yaeger as a Project Architect in 1999, became a Project Manager in 2001, and was promoted to Vice President in 2008. When asked what he liked best about his role, Patrick...
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June 24, 2019

Yaeger Office Move

On June 28th, Yaeger Architecture will be moving to Lenexa City Center. The move comes at an exciting time in the city’s foray into mixed-used new urban development....
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June 14, 2019

Congrats, Katie

Congratulations to Katie Gall who is celebrating her 10th Anniversary with Yaeger Architecture, Inc! Katie serves Yaeger as both our marketing coordinator and as an NCIDQ Certified Interior Designer. When this jack-of-all-trades is not hard at work on her next graphic or interior design project, she can be found on...
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May 20, 2019

Yaeger Project Receives Award

Building 102 at Fort Leavenworth received an Honor Award for Excellence in Rehabilitation at the Kansas Preservation Alliance Awards for Excellence on Friday, May 17th.  Each year, the Kansas Preservation Alliance, Inc. recognizes exemplary efforts in historic preservation across the state of Kansas.  The 2019 Awards for Excellence were presented...
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May 3, 2019

Yaeger Awarded New Contract

Yaeger Architecture is excited to announce that we have been awarded a 5-year A-E Services contract with the USACE Omaha District! The contract is for preparation of studies, analysis, and design services for USACE Northwestern Division. ...
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April 29, 2019

Congratulations, Matt!

We are excited to announce that Yaeger VP, Matthew Turner, has been elected onto the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) National Board of Direction!  He will serve as an Elected Director for a three-year term (2019-2022) which will begin at this year’s Joint Engineering Training Conference (JETC) in Tampa,...
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March 15, 2019

Sprint Campus Opened 20 Years Ago, Now in New Ownership

The Sprint Campus opened in Overland Park, Kansas in 1999 and now in 2019, Occidental Management of Wichita has entered into a deal to purchase the campus. We are taking the opportunity to reflect on the work we did 20 years ago and are excited for the next evolution...
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April 5, 2019

Yaeger in the Community

The 68th Annual Greater KC Science & Engineering Fair (GKCSEF) is going on at Union Station in Kansas City. This regional fair of the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is for students from grades 4-12 from nine KC Metro counties. The fair is organized by...
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January 23, 2019

Przygoda Sworn into Office

Christina Przygoda of Yaeger Architecture is officially Vice President of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Greater Kansas City Post.  The new leaders were sworn in at a ceremony on January 17th, 2019.  The mission of the Society of American Military Engineers is to unite public and private sector...
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December 21, 2018

The Ranch Master Plan Meeting

Last week, Yaeger participated in the Master Plan Meeting for The Ranch, Larimer County’s Event Complex in Loveland, Colorado.  Yaeger is part of The Ranch Master Plan’s Project Leadership Team which hosted the public meeting to solicit input from community members and share information on the planning progress. ...
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November 2, 2018

Annual Chili Cook-off

The Yaeger team gathered this week with our neighbors at RTM Engineering Consultants for our annual chili cook-off.  There were six chilis/soups in the competition and three representatives from each firm judged the entries based on originality, taste, texture, and aroma.  The judges awarded the 2018 trophy to our very own...
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December 7, 2018

Chicken N Pickle Progress

Chicken N Pickle construction is progressing quickly at the Plazzio (13th and Greenwich) in Wichita.  Key Construction crews are wrapping up the construction of the pickleball court building which is slated to open this month.   The Chicken N Pickle complex in Wichita includes six indoor courts, four outdoor courts, four...
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October 11, 2018

Yaeger Demo Day

Yaeger team members and friends volunteered our time and skills last weekend to work at a Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity construction site.  The house, located in Raytown, MO, is being repaired after it was damaged in a fire.  The Yaeger crew helped remove the smoky drywall ceiling and walls...
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August 17, 2018

Yaeger Employees Tour New Office Space

Yaeger Architecture staff donned hardhats and joined Crossland Construction on the job site of the Central Green building in Lenexa last week.  The 48,000 SF four-story building is a mixed-use development in Lenexa City Center.  It is four stories with parking underground and restaurant, retail, and corporate tenant spaces...
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July 3, 2018

CST Ready Building Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Yaeger Architecture’s Christina Przygoda attended the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for the recently completed CST Ready Building in Connecticut on June 12th.  Yaeger led design as part of the design-build team headed by Sealaska Constructors for this new construction project. ...
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July 10, 2018

Yaeger is Awarded Contract with Seattle District USACE

Yaeger Architecture is excited to announce that we have been awarded a 5-year Architect-Engineer Design and Construction Support Services contract with the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers! ...
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June 29, 2018

NeoCon Recap 2018

NeoCon celebrated its 50th year June 11th – 13th at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago.  The exhibition covers nearly one million square feet of the Mart and attracts upwards of 50,000 design professionals from many markets including Workplace, Healthcare, Hospitality, Retail, Education, and Government.  Exhibitors represent products utilized in the...
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June 27, 2018

Lipari Brothers Sun Fresh Opens, Relieving Food Desert East of Troost

A new Lipari Brothers Sun Fresh Market opened June 16th at 3110 Prospect Avenue between 31st Street and Linwood Boulevard in Kansas City.  Yaeger is thrilled to have been a part of this critical retail redevelopment project for residents of Kansas City’s East Side.   The grand opening event featured...
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May 17, 2018

Cool Cars for Kids

On May 4th – 6th, Yaeger employees gathered with groups across the Metro to compete in the Geeks vs. Geeks Build Event. LEARN Science & Math Club, a nonprofit program, spearheaded the event to help build custom electric cars for local kids with limited mobility. 12 teams competed in this...
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April 19, 2018

National Volunteer Week

As the nation celebrates National Volunteer Week, Yaeger Architecture would like to thank our staff that have contributed over 300 hours of community service over the past year. Our employees are dedicated and enthusiastic about making an impact in the community and our Culture Committee has organized events to support...
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April 17, 2018

Yaeger Welcomes Jessica Wardle Back to the Firm

There is a new employee at Yaeger Architecture and you may recognize her from the past.  Jessica Wardle has accepted a position with Yaeger after designing in the healthcare sector for 21 months.  Jessica originally started with the firm in 2005 as an Interior Design student at the University of...
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April 3, 2018

Christina Przygoda Recognized by SAME Greater Kansas City Post

Yaeger Project Manager, Christina Przygoda, was recognized for her Outstanding Dedication and Support to the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Greater Kansas City Post STEM Camp Program. The honor was bestowed upon Christina at the 2018 SAME Greater Kansas City Post Industry Day by Brig. Gen. Joseph Schroedel, P.E.,...
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March 30, 2018

Yaeger’s Matthew Turner to Receive National Award

Yaeger Architecture, Inc. is proud to announce that Vice President, Matthew Turner, is this year’s recipient of the Society of American Military Engineer’s Young Member Medal. This is a national award, presented to a young member that has exhibited outstanding leadership and accomplishments in support of the Society mission over...
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March 23, 2018

2017 Living the Purpose Award

Each year we ask our employees to nominate a coworker that lives the firm’s purpose through their relationships, leadership, achievements, teamwork, creativity and innovation. This week, at our Yaeger monthly staff meeting, Aaron Rumple was awarded the 2017 Living the Purpose Award. Aaron has been with the firm a little...
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February 26, 2018

Semester Internships

Yaeger Architecture is seeking college students interested in joining our team for semester-long internships.  As a member of the Yaeger team, employees are responsible for living out our purpose while providing active impact to project teams, creation of quality design solutions, and delivering Yaeger Architecture’s Preferred Partner Experience.  Two of...
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February 19, 2018

Wayside Waifs Visit

Yaeger Architecture, Inc. held its quarterly culture building and volunteer event at Wayside Waifs on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Amanda Smasal, Community Outreach Coordinator at Wayside Waifs, kicked off the day with a tour of the impressive facility.  We got a-behind-the scenes look at their veterinary clinic, areas used to...
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February 7, 2018

Linwood Shopping Center Redevelopment Report

Yaeger Architecture is proud to be part of the team working on the redevelopment of the Linwood Shopping Center at Linwood Boulevard and Prospect Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.  The shopping center will be anchored by a 38,000 SF Lipari Brothers Sun Fresh Market.  The center is currently under construction...
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September 12, 2017

Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity Work Day

Yaeger team members and friends volunteered our time and skills last weekend to work at a Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity construction site.  The house, located in Independence, MO, is receiving an addition consisting of two bedrooms and a bathroom.  One Yaeger crew helped install the floor joists and subfloor...
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August 8, 2017

Yaeger Team Plays Pickleball

Have you heard of Chicken N Pickle?  The new outdoor / indoor entertainment venue is in the emerging entertainment district in North Kansas City at 18th and Burlington, just one mile from our very own senior living apartments project, Gardens at Northgate Village.  Yaeger staff and guests gathered over the...
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June 8, 2017

Yaeger Employees Pass NCIDQ Exams

Yaeger Architecture, Inc. is proud to announce that two of our Interior Designers, Katie Gall and Jessica Gonzales, have become NCIDQ certified. The NCIDQ certification criteria are strenuous, with specific education requirements, and completion of 3,520 hours of qualified interior design experience before one can sit for the NCIDQ exam....
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May 18, 2017

Liberty at Shoal Creek Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Please join us for the official ribbon cutting ceremony at Liberty at Shoal Creek on Tuesday, May 23rd. Kansas City Mayor, Sly James, will be in attendance as well as Developer, Mike Rainen.  Take a tour of the property to see the amazing amenities including a state-of-the-art movie theater, luxury...
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May 16, 2017

Welcome Robert Fish and Aaron Rumple

Help us welcome our two newest employees, Aaron Rumple and Robert Fish. Aaron joins the team as Director of Design and Robert joins as Project Manager and Senior Project Architect. Aaron Rumple brings 31 years of experience to Yaeger. His passion is partnering in the creation of beautiful building that...
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May 16, 2017

Living the Purpose Award

Last Monday, at Yaeger’s monthly staff meeting, Chaz Pruente was named the firm’s recipient of the 2016 Living the Purpose Award. Each of our employees was asked to nominate a fellow employee who exemplifies living the firm’s purpose through building relationships, being a proactive team leader, showing outstanding achievement on...
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May 16, 2017

Pull a Plane Kickoff and Relay

Yaeger Architecture team members gathered on April 13th with our friends at MFEC for a RMHC-KC Pull a Plane Competition kickoff event. The event was held at our headquarters, and, to get the competitive spirit going, employees were divided up into teams of four people.  The teams were challenged to...
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May 16, 2017

Turner Completes Architectural License

Yaeger Vice President Matthew Turner, PMP recently completed his architectural license. In addition to being one of nine registered architects at Yaeger, Matt also holds a Historic Property Management Certificate, LEED AP BD+C designation, Project Management Professional designation (PMP), has received a Graduate Certificate from UMKC in Engineering and Construction...
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May 16, 2017

Yaeger Architecture Considered for KC Chamber’s Small Business Award

  Yaeger Architecture, Inc. is honored to be considered for the KC Chamber’s Small Business Award.  Yaeger participated in the KC Chamber’s Small Business Celebration, designed to showcase the candidates, at Union Station on March 29, 2017. This kick-off event is the first in a series of events that culminate...
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February 23, 2017

Working at Yaeger

Thinking about working at Yaeger Architecture? Here’s what current employees have to say: Hello! My name is Elizabeth (Eli) Morales and I am an Intern Architect. I am from Gurnee, IL (north suburb of Chicago) and a first generation graduate from Iowa State University. I received my Bachelor of Architecture...
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February 6, 2017

Congratulations to the Truman’s Marketplace Project Team

Congratulations to the City of Grandview and the Truman’s Marketplace project team on the recent announcement as a 2017 Capstone Award winner by the Kansas City Business Journal. This challenging redevelopment project by Legacy Development of the Truman Corners Shopping Center involved many of our team members at Yaeger Architecture...
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January 31, 2017

CREW Panel Blog Recap

On Tuesday, January 24th, the Kansas City chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) hosted its first quarterly luncheon of 2017 for over 100 industry professionals on the topic of “Suburban Retail Redevelopment in Kansas City”. This state-of-the-market discussion was led by panelists Carl Yaeger of Yaeger Architecture, Dave Claflin...
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