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Chipman Design Architecture Inc.

John A. Chipman, Founding Principal
2700 S. River Rd., Ste. 400
Des Plaines, IL 60018 

Telephone: (847) 298-6900 
Fax: (847) 298-6966 

2011 Total Annual Billings: $10,000,000
2011 Retail Design Billings: $10,000,000
2011 Retail Square Footage: 3,200,000

Year Established: 1979 

Number of Employees: 70
New Stores: 50%
Renovated Stores: 50%
Rollout Projects: 600 projects total

Services Provided:
Architecture, store design/planning, visual merchandising, project management, signage/graphics design, document/roll-out coordination, strategic marketing/research, branding & identity design, sustainable design, feasibility and due diligence

Department Stores: 5%
Big Box/Warehouse Stores/Discount/Mass Merchandise Stores: 10%
Apparel Specialty Stores: 10%
Non-Apparel Specialty Stores: 15%
Restaurant/Food Service: 50%
Supermarket/Grocery/Drugstores: 10%
Other: 5% special architectural projects

Leading Retail Clients: "Ulta Beauty, Gap Inc., Banana Republic, Walmart, Noodles, Red Robin Gourment Burgers, McDonald's Corp., Bright Horizons, Buffalo Wild Wings, Old Navy, Athleta, Panda Restaurants, Bally Total Fitness, Dunham's Sports, Weber Grill Restaurants, Marbles: The Brain Store, Neiman Marcus, Jason's Deli, Lettuce Entertain You

Green Projects: Ulta Beauty, Manahawkin, N.J., designed for LEED Silver certification; Houlihan's Restaurant, Springfield, Mo., designed for LEED Gold certification; Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Chicago, designed for LEED certification

Percentage of Work Outside the U.S.: 10%

International Work Done: Canada, Australia, China


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