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Strong talent pipeline and collaborative connections in Tampa inspires architectural firm JSWD to open first office outside of Germany - Business Observer

Olaf Arne Drehsen, USF School of Architecture & Community Design's Markborough Distinguished Visiting Scholar-in-Residence and JSWD’s founding general partner, says it chose Tampa as the location for its first office outside of Germany because of personal and professional connections to the city.

Dreshen says in the statement that beyond the connections, the firm saw that the city is producing a strong talent pipeline and has “a favorable business climate and collaborative community.”

As part of the move, JSWD will be hiring architects, technical writers and model builders as well as filling administrative and business development roles.

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