Promotion announced at Wegman Design Group

NAPLES, Fla. (July 17, 2019) – Lori Wegman, ASID, IIDA, principal of Wegman Design Group (WDG), announced that Joanne Halm has been promoted from procurement coordinator to senior procurement coordinator. Advancing into a leadership role has expanded Ms. Halm’s responsibilities into project specific procurement coordination which includes tracking design specifications, negotiating pricing and coordinating installations. She also develops and maintains the warranty process to provide a high level of service to designers, vendors and clients.

Employed at Wegman Design Group since 2016, Ms. Halm is a 2014 graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University.

“Since joining the WDG team more than three years ago, Joanne has demonstrated amazing professional growth,” said Ms. Wegman. “Working seamlessly within our team dynamic, she has achieved a high level of managing the multi-faceted responsibilities required to exceed our clients’ expectations.”

For more information, visit www.WegmanDesignGroup.com.

About Wegman Design Group
Wegman Design Group (www.wegmandesigngroup.com) is known for local, national and international experience in interior design, project management and construction. Led by principal Lori Wegman, ASID, IIDA, the firm is recognized for their team’s combination of high level design talent and insightful problem solving abilities. They have won numerous national awards for their unique skills in blending theme, ambience and functionality.

Naples’ Newest Luxury Senior-Living Community is About to Meet Its First Residents

Discovery Village At Naples began pre-leasing 175 brand new Independent Living residences, offering area seniors a chance to be among the very first to call the brand new community home.

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Discovery Village At Naples has announced that the first pre-leasing opportunities for its state-of-the-art Active Independent Living community are now available. Early lessees will be named “Charter Members,” and will take advantage of specially discounted pricing, first-choice apartment home selection, and a host of member-only perks.

The 175-apartment Independent Living community will offer one-, two-, and three-bedroom luxury residences, a stylish Grande Clubhouse featuring multiple indoor and al fresco dining options, a zero-entry resort-style pool with covered cabanas, an innovative FitCampSM Fitness Center with personalized training, plus a host of other luxurious amenities promising to deliver the ultimate maintenance-free senior lifestyle in the heart of Naples.

“We are supremely excited to bring to Southwest Florida this cutting-edge community, which will blend innovative, state-of-the-art features with a host of exclusive lifestyle programs to create a personalized, resident-focused experience that caters to discerning, active seniors,” said Richard Hutchinson, CEO, Discovery Senior Living.

Other programs and amenities set to roll out at Discovery Village At Naples include a Discovery Silver Cinema Movie Theater, professional beauty salon and spa with barber shop and massage, and a revolutionary Flex-Choice spending program which affords residents the freedom to bundle personalized, a la carte services with their unique needs, lifestyle, and budget in mind.

Construction of Discovery Village At Naples’ Active Independent Living community represents a $60 million capital investment and will create over 170 jobs during the construction of the 198,000-square-foot community. Completion of construction is expected by summer 2020.

Resort-Style Outdoor Zero-Entry Pool with Cabanas

Architectural Concepts, under the leadership of Bo Russ, designed the community, and Wegman Design Group principal, Lori Wegman, provided the creative and strategic interior design solutions.

The Henning Group is the general building construction management firm in charge of construction, with Key Bank the construction financing partner.

Discovery Village At Naples is located at 8375 Sierra Meadows Boulevard, close to Physician’s Regional Medical Center and the Lely Resort property, one block from the intersection of Collier Blvd. and Rattlesnake Hammock Rd.

The preview gallery will be open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., and Sunday from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Please call to schedule an appointment or stop in to meet with a Senior Lifestyle Counselor and learn all about life at the beautiful community.

About Discovery Senior Living
Discovery Senior Living is a family of companies which includes: Discovery Management Group, Discovery Development Group, Discovery Realty Group, Discovery Marketing Group and Discovery At Home, a Medicare-certified home healthcare company. With almost three decades of experience, the award-winning management group has been developing, building, marketing and operating upscale, luxury senior-living communities across the United States. With a flourishing portfolio of more than 9,500 existing homes for seniors, Discovery Senior Living has become a recognized industry leader in creating world-class resort-style communities. The corporate office is located at 27599 Riverview Center Blvd Suite 201, Bonita Springs, FL 34134. For more information, please visit www.DiscoverySeniorLiving.com.

Topping Off!

We were delighted to join with our collaborators The Henning Group and Architectural Concepts to celebrate the Topping Off Ceremony at Discovery Village at Naples Independent Living community on March 8. What an honor to work with this great team of professionals on this amazing project, and to be part of this major milestone in the community. Congratulations to Discovery Senior Living!

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Pictured is the 3-story, under-construction senior living community that will include an outdoor zero-entry pool and cabanas. Discovery Village At Naples – Independent Living is located at 8375 Sierra Meadows Boulevard in Naples, Florida.

Gomez-Primero and Ohlsen join Wegman Design Group

NAPLES, Fla. (February 21, 2019) – Designer Sara Gomez-Primero and junior designer Hannah Ohlsen have joined the staff at Wegman Design Group in Naples.

Ms. Gomez-Primero is a graduate of the Universidad Piloto de Colombia where she achieved a bachelor’s degree in architecture. She has more than six years’ experience in interior design and retail design projects, serving as the head of construction for Brissa, a retail operation in Bogota. She was also an independent designer for projects in the retail, hospitality and commercial building industries. Ms. Gomez-Primero is proficient in three languages. She also volunteers for the American Red Cross, Southern Gulf chapter.

Ms. Ohlsen graduated from Illinois State University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in interior design. As an intern and junior designer at an Iowa design firm, Ms. Ohlsen worked with the firm’s project managers, assisting with: design, development, and space planning; material, finish, and furniture selections; and specifications and proposals for commercial, government, retail and hospitality projects.
Wegman Design Group is celebrating 18 years in business, and the firm continues to grow in scope and talent.

“We are delighted to welcome Sara and Hannah to our dynamic team,” said Lori Wegman, ASID, IIDA, principal of Wegman Design Group. “They share the energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to excellence that is the hallmark of our firm.”

For more information, visit www.WegmanDesignGroup.com.

About Wegman Design Group
For more than 18 years, Wegman Design Group (www.wegmandesigngroup.com) has been known for local, national and international experience in interior design, project management and construction. Led by principal Lori Wegman, ASID, IIDA, the firm is recognized for their team’s combination of high level design talent and insightful problem solving abilities. They have won numerous regional and national awards for their unique skills in blending theme, ambience and functionality.

Wegman Design Group celebrates award-winning season

NAPLES, Fla., (Nov. 12, 2018) – The design team from Wegman Design Group is the recipient of multiple awards this fall as the region’s major interior design awards were announced at the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) 2018 Design Excellence Crystal Awards and the Lee Building Industry Pinnacle and Summit Awards.

Wegman Design Group received three awards from ASID and four awards from the Lee BIA. Both organizations recognize interior design excellence based on a set of criteria for elements and principles of design.

The three crystal ASID awards were for:

  • Healthcare Medical Facilities:  Center for Healthy Living Moorings Park Grey Oaks
  • Fixture Design: Westin Conference Center
  • Small Space Under 1500 SF:   Blend Café

The four LeeBIA awards were for:

  • Best Specialty Contracting – Interiors Renovations – $0-$1.9 million
    Pelican Isle Yacht Club
  • Best Specialty Contracting – Interiors Showroom – $0 – $1.9 million
    Moorings Park Grand Lake Sales Center
  • Best Specialty Contracting – Interiors Renovations – $2 million – $4.9 million
    Woodland Commons – Shell Point Retirement Community
  • Best Specialty Contracting – Interiors Restaurant – $0 – $1.9 million
    Park Grill at Moorings Park

“We are delighted to be recognized by our peers and colleagues for these diverse and exciting projects,” said Lori Wegman, ASID, principal of Wegman Design Group. “And I am incredibly proud of our design team for the excellence they continue to achieve by bringing our clients’ visions to life, esthetically and for functionality.”

2017 in review: For Wegman Design Group, an outstanding year of awards and accomplishments

NAPLES, Fla. (December 26, 2017) – For Lori Wegman, ASID, IIDA, principal of Wegman Design Group, every milestone in the firm’s 17-year history has been extraordinary, but 2017 truly stands out.

Known for local, national and international experience in interior design, project management and construction, Wegman Design Group is recognized for their team’s combination of high level design talent and insightful problem solving abilities. During 2017 in particular, the firm won numerous awards for their unique skills in blending theme, ambience and functionality to exceed the expectations of their clients.

2017 awards include:

    • Moorings Park at Grey Oaks- Phase 4
      • Grand Aurora Award– Best Continuing Care Retirement Community Campus- Purpose Built
    • Moorings Park at Grey Oaks- Phase 4
      • CBIA Sand Dollar–  Interior Design of the Year- Commercial Project over $1,000,000
    • Moorings Park at Grey Oaks- Phase 4
      • ASID DEA– Medical Facility Life Care
    • Treviso Bay Clubhouse
      • LBIA Summit Awards–  Best Specialty Contracting- Interiors Clubhouse $0-$1.9 Mil
    • Esplanade Beach Club- Final Phase
      • LBIA Summit Awards– Best Specialty Contracting-Interiors Renovations $2- $4.9 Mill
    • Moorings Park at Grey Oaks- Phase 4
      • LBIA Summit Awards–  Best Specialty Contracting- Interiors Healthcare $5- $8 Mill

“I am very proud of our staff for the outstanding projects they have completed for our clients over the past year,” said Ms. Wegman. “These awards signify not only recognition among our peers, but more important, they represent the high level of quality, aesthetics, and functionality that we deliver to our clients every day.”

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