Our tradition of excellence is continuing as we are in a new century. Through the years we have attempted to maintain a sincere, practical philosophy: quality work, a dedicated experienced staff, a fair competitive pricing system, and real ongoing communication with our clients from job start to job finish. this is our promise to you.

 

 

Free Standing Restaurants

FREE STANDING RESTAURANTS: Since 1984 we have successfully worked with several restaurant chains including

  • Ruby Tuesdays
  • Tia’s Tex Mex
  • Checkers
  • Shells

in addition we have provided services to a large number of single location restaurants:

Mall food Court Tenants

Food Court Tenants Raymond and Associates has extensive experience in the complex requirements of food courts. Special attention must be paid to the specific criteria laid out by the landlord. It is our job to act as liason between the client’s needs and the landlords. Food court tenants are a combination of retail tenant and restaurant, and our experience in this field can be invaluable. Some clients that we have served include

  • Little Tokyo
  • China Max
  • Villa Pizza
  • Kelly’s Cajun Grill
  • Twin Cactus
  • Happy Burger
  • Magic Wok
  • Original cookie co.
  • Cajun Cafe grill
  • Max Orient
  • Flamers
  • Sarku Japan
  • Suki Hana
  • Louts Express
  • Pipo’s Latin Cafe
  • Wasbi Jane’s

Mall Retail Tenants

Raymond & Associates, Architects is pleased to announce our placement among the Top 100 Architects serving the Retail Industry for both 2000 and 2001 according to the second and third annual Retail Operations & Construction Architectural Firm Survey conducted by Retail Construction Magazine. In fact, our firm nationally ranked 24th for number of projects completed in year 2000.

Additionally, our Clients value our rapid turnover and response time. Our professional and technical staff operates in a virtual paperless CAD environment with excellent speed and accuracy. Our efficient design practices allow us to maintain a surprisingly low overhead. This, in turn allows us to offer our clients competitive fees.

To date, Raymond & Associates has completed over 2500 projects across the country. . We specialize in retail/restaurant design and posses an extensive list of both franchise and independent clients. Our scope of experience includes both new design and re-development of existing projects. Raymond & Associates, as a firm, has over 120 combined years of education and work experience in the architectural field. This experience keeps our firm informed of the latest technological advances in the design/construction industry.

National Retail Franchised Clients Served by Raymond & Associates, A.I.A. Since 1988

  • Chico’s
  • Perfumania
  • Claire’s
  • Icing
  • Bijoux Jewelers
  • Rand Mcnally
  • Overland Trading Company

Industrial, Medical, Educational

ECKERD CORPORATION
Raymond & Associates, P.A. has been Eckerd Corporation Headquarters Architect since 1994. In Florida, Jack Eckerd and his team of sales associates and pharmacists pioneered drugstore self-service, setting the stage for the company’s spectacular growth during subsequent decades. In 1997, Eckerd merged with JC Penney, another historic institution of American retailing, to meet the challenges of a new century.

Since that time, Raymond & Associates has worked with Eckerd Corporation to provide outstanding customized design solutions to meets the needs of this national drugstore retailer. Those projects include architectural design services for Express Mail Pharmacy. A 50,000 S.F. addition to a warehouse and distribution center that included expansion to data entry and prescription robotic/conveyor service.

The renovation to corporate headquarters occurred in five phases over a number of years. It totaled nearly 150,000 additional square footage that included adding design services for a second story to an existing 75,000 S.F. warehouse/distribution center, Corporate Training Facility, Loss Prevention Dept., Human Resources, Corporate Mail Facility & Employee Cafeteria/Break Room.

Additionally, we have provided design services for the Eckerd Corporate Jet Executive Airplane Hangar, which include maintenance office, aircraft maintenance shop and hazardous waste containment area.

PINELLAS COUNTY S.T.A.R. CENTER
Raymond & Associates was contracted to assess certain non A.D.A. (Americans with Disabilities) compliant features of the facility and provide architectural design solutions that would bring those features into compliance with current standards.

Residential

The mission of our staff architects is to bring the conception of your dream home into reality. Even if your ideas are general, our experience and communication skills allow us to refine those ideas until the perfect design is achieved. Because custom home design can be an evolving process, we encourage Client input along the way. Our open and available staff structure allows for a frequency and ease of communication that suits your needs. Our professional and technical staff operates in a virtual paperless CAD environment with excellent speed and accuracy. Our efficient design practices allow us to maintain a surprisingly low overhead, which, in turn allows us to offer our clients competitive fees. We are committed to providing our Clients with outstanding service and innovative, creative design.