SSOE Group Welcomes Sonny Hamizadeh, Senior Account Executive for the Life Sciences Practice

TOLEDO, Ohio, February 21, 2012 – SSOE Group (, an international architectural, engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm welcomes S. Sonny Hamizadeh, AIA, as Senior Account Executive and the newest member of its Life Sciences practice. Sonny has over 25 years of experience in the architecture and construction field. His experience includes managing and operating architectural operations, marketing and client relations, project design and layout, constructability reviews, construction administration, project management, and the management of multiple design teams. “We are excited to have Sonny join our team at a time when SSOE’s business continues to expand and grow.” said Dave Verner, Senior Vice President, Life Sciences SBU. “His extensive background and experience will allow him to further assist SSOE with our growth objectives for our Life Sciences practice. Sonny’s particular emphasis will be on higher education, science and technology, and continuing care.” Continue Reading →

AIA Honors SSOE Group with Citation Award for Design of Northview High School Performing Arts Addition and Renovation

Toledo, Ohio, January 27, 2012— SSOE Group (, an international engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, was recently honored with a citation award for their design of Sylvania School District’s Northview High School Performing Arts addition and renovation project. SSOE’s lead architect for the Performing Arts Center, Tim Swartz, is proud to bring additional recognition to the architectural capabilities of SSOE. “SSOE is often times thought of as only providing engineering and construction management services, so it is great we can also be acknowledged for our achievements in architecture,” Swartz said. The new Performing Arts center sits on the bluff of the Ottawa River allowing for dramatic views of the building which enabled SSOE architects to take advantage of natural topography of the site. Continue Reading →

College Planning and Management Magazine Article: “Defeating the Carbon Footprint”

SSOE's Joe Kunkle and Bill Beauregard talk about the geothermal design used on The University of Toledo's Fetterman Training Center and the cost savings involved. Continue Reading →

SSOE Group to Exhibit at OSBA Capital Conference

TOLEDO, Ohio, October 28, 2011 – SSOE Group (, an international engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, will exhibit at the Ohio School Boards Association’s (OSBA) Capital Conference and trade show being held November 13-16, 2011 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. SSOE’s educational experts Joe Kunkle, Lance Mushung, and Jennifer Hrosko will be in attendance. SSOE has extensive experience designing schools throughout Ohio, Tennessee, and Michigan. Continue Reading →

There’s a lot at stake when selecting a site for a new facility

Choosing the wrong consultant and especially the wrong property could be detrimental to your project budget and schedule. SSOE provides an overview touching on the important aspects of site selection and the details that will help you make an informed choice on a firm to partner with. In our site selection presentation, we explain our step-by-step process of securing solid ground for your facility, and how our way of working helps save you time, trouble, and money on your project. Continue Reading →