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Wannemacher Jensen Architects merges with Stephen Boruff, AIA Architects + Planners

Merger expands Wannemacher Jensen’s capabilities, particularly in the healthcare field

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. and WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (XXXX XX, 2023) – Wannemacher Jensen Architects has merged with Stephen Boruff, AIA Architects + Planners, a move that brings together two of Florida’s premier design architecture firms, growing both firms’ capabilities and expanding their client reach.

Stephen Boruff, AIA Architects + Planners (SBA) is now a subsidiary of Wannemacher Jensen Architects (WJA), which gives WJA a Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast presence. The move gives WJA even more skill and experience as the firm looks to pursue work around the state. In particular, it grows WJA’s capabilities in working with healthcare clients.

Stephen Boruff, AIA Architects + Planners brings long-standing relationships and invaluable experience working with healthcare and various clients throughout Palm Beach, the Treasure Coast and southeast Florida. WJA, in turn, brings significant manpower, technology, and experience across a diverse mix of project types throughout Florida.

WJA, based in St. Petersburg has offices in Miami, Tarpon Springs, and Sarasota with 47 professionals, focusing on everything from office buildings and mixed-use complexes to schools and public safety facilities, restaurants, museums, and entertainment facilities. Among the firm’s well-known projects: the St. Petersburg Pier Approach, the Phillies Carpenter Complex, the James Museum, the St. Petersburg College Student Success Center, the Doral Legacy Park, and the Madeira Beach Municipal Complex.

Stephen Boruff, AIA Architects + Planners, based in West Palm Beach with 9 professionals, has an emphasis on designing healthcare and public facilities.  Among them: Jupiter Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic, Baptist Health South Florida and Universal Health Services, over 30 Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast Fire Rescue Facilities, Veteran Affairs Medical Center, MorseLife Healthcare Systems and the Town of Palm Beach Recreation Center.

Financial terms for the merger of the two privately held companies were not disclosed. Stephen Boruff will remain a principal.

“I am thrilled to announce our merger,” said Jason Jensen, principal at WJA. “This strategic partnership will allow us to bring together the unique strengths and expertise of both firms, enhancing our ability to provide innovative design solutions and exceptional service to our clients. With a shared commitment to excellence, creativity, and collaboration, I am confident that this merger will position us for even greater success in the years to come. We look forward to embarking on this exciting new chapter together.”

“We are excited to be able to offer a robust suite of integrated design services to our long-term clients” said Stephen Boruff, Principal at Wannemacher Jensen Architects - Boruff Studio.  “Having more than 50 team members combined, we look forward to continuing to develop innovative design solutions throughout the State of Florida.”

About Wannemacher Jensen Architects:

Founded in 1992, Wannemacher Jensen Architects (WJA) is an interdisciplinary architecture firm that creates engaging spaces for working, living, learning, and playing. The firm’s design methodology is centered on the belief that architecture can inspire positive change and enrich society. With each project and any given set of challenges, we strive to provide creative design solutions that promote community and client ambitions, redefine conventions, and generate purpose-driven solutions.

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