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OBMI announces new office in London

Luxury hospitality design firm launches London office as part of strategic expansion

Luxury hospitality design agency OBMI announces a new office in London, the city of creativity and innovation, as part of its strategic expansion.

Since its founding in 1936, OBMI has built a reputation as a leading international design firm, specializing in master planning, architecture and interior design. OBMI proudly serves its visionary clientele in the private and commercial sectors and has designed legendary destinations in more than 110 countries and territories. The company’s longevity is rooted in its commitment to delivering high design standards that are important to its place and purpose.

With the debut of OBMI’s London studio, the company expands its international presence to nine offices on four continents. The London office represents a renewed commitment to the development of European hospitality and a platform to better serve clients and employees across the region in the fields of architecture and interior design. OBMI is committed to delivering global expertise with local sensitivity and will leverage London’s immense pool of creative and technical talent to continue its tradition of delivering long-term value for customers and communities.

OBMI board member and director Tareq El Zayat, a seasoned leader with a successful track record of driving the company’s growth in the Middle East, will lead the strategic expansion into the United Kingdom.

“For eighty decades, OBMI has proven itself to be a leader in creating custom hospitality spaces for our international clientele through a commitment to visionary design and innovation. We are pleased to build on our legacy of design excellence with the launch of the London office. This expansion is a testament to the company’s commitment to the development of the hospitality industry in the region and internationally.” said OBMI Chairman Tim Peck. “London has been at the forefront of our discussions about strategic expansion, and we are confident in Tareq’s leadership as we embark on this next chapter of success.”

Located in Chancery House, OBMI’s office offers a dynamic environment within Holborn’s elegant mix of historic and modern buildings. The brand new workspace has been designed with wellness and sustainability in mind by modernizing the heritage building that was originally built in 1885. The statement space will provide the company’s London-based talent with a premier environment to create, connect and recharge.

“Establishing a formal presence in Europe is a decision that the leadership team and I are extremely proud of as we continue OBMI’s rich and storied legacy. Having lived and worked in London for a number of years, I am pleased that the company will be part of the world-class diverse and creative community, inspiring new perspectives and fostering collaboration among our growing team,” noted OBMI Board Director and Director Tareq El Zayat. “It is always our intention to create visionary spaces that are synonymous with place, and I am honored to lead this next chapter in our company’s legacy by expanding our footprint region that embodies OBMI’s ethos in its unique character and capacity for reinvention.”

This exciting new chapter strategically positions OBMI to realize its vision of inspired designs with a strong global point of view and continue to deliver exceptional design to its European and international customers.

Source: OBMI

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