Wegman Design Group receives multiple awards

NAPLES, Fla. (Oct. 10, 2019) – Southwest Florida based Wegman Design Group proudly won awards from both the Sand Dollar and American Society of Interior Designers – Florida South (ASID) at the organizations’ galas in September.

Known for local, national and international experience in interior design, project management and construction, Wegman Design Group is consistently recognized for their team’s combination of high level design talent and insightful problem solving abilities.

At the ASID gala on September 21, 2019, Wegman Design Group was recognized with the following awards:

1st Place:
The Spring at Shell Point Retirement Community, Healthcare Design
Wegman Design Group Inc., Website Design
Aurelio’s, Best Retro Interior Design 10-40 Years Old

2nd Place:
Welcome Center at Shell Point Retirement Community, Office Design/Workspace
Pelican Marsh Golf Club, Renovation
The Crystal at Shell Point Retirement Community, Restaurant/Cocktail Lounge/Bar
Welcome Center Board Room, Single Space

Honorable Mention:
Guest Suites, Furniture Design
Guest Suites, Small Space Under 1500 SF

WDG received the following award at the CBIA (Collier Building Industry) gala on September 28, 2019:
Interior Design of the Year – Commercial
$600,001 – $700,000
Pelican Marsh Golf Club

Lori Wegman, ASID, IIDA, principal of Wegman Design Group (www.wegmandesigngroup.com) said, “I am so proud of our team for their consistent level of excellence. These prestigious awards represent the high level of quality, aesthetics, and functionality that we deliver to our clients year after year.”

WDG wins two Grand Aurora Awards, two Silver Aurora Awards

NAPLES, Fla. (Aug. 21, 2019) — Judges for the 2019 Aurora Awards have named Wegman Design Group as a Grand Aurora Award winner in two categories in its annual competition, which honors architectural design, interior design and planning excellence, drawing entries from throughout the Southeastern United Stated and Eastern Caribbean. The two winning Grand Aurora projects are Pelican Marsh Clubhouse– Category: Best Commercial Project- 20,000 sq. ft. & over; and Discovery Village Naples– Category: Best 55+ Housing Community- On the Boards.

Wegman Design Group also received two Silver Aurora Awards: The Crystal Dining– Category: Best Commercial Project- Under 20,000 sq. ft.; and The Springs at Shell Point Retirement Community– Category: Best Service Enriched Senior Living Community- IL/AL/Memory Care.

“I am so proud of our team for their dedication to excellence, their hard work, and for their outstanding ability to blend their multi-faceted skills and talents to achieve our clients’ vision,” said Lori Wegman, ASID, principal of Wegman Design Group.

For more information visit www.WegmanDesignGroup.com.

About Wegman Design Group

Wegman Design Group 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.

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.

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