Category Archives: WHA News

Do you remember running around your neighborhood as a kid exploring and discovering your surroundings? I do. I remember building forts, riding bikes or playing streetball with my friends until it got dark. Once the streetlights came on, it was game over and time to head home. Times have definitely changed. Over the last 30 […]

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WHA is excited to announce that our company name has officially changed from William Hezmalhalch Architects to WHA. Our award-winning Branding Studio, Placewright Design, created a logo that is simple and timeless. This brand mark not only speaks to the quality and level of design, it also conveys the fact the WHA is a one-stop-shop […]

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On May 25th, the City of Pasadena held their 2017 Historic Preservation Awards.  City Ventures’ Ambassador Gardens was recognized, alongside eight other recipients, at the prestigious ceremony.  After welcoming comments by Mayor Terry Tornek and Councilman Andy Wilson noting the City’s dedication to preservation, Leon White, Principal Planner, and Kevin Johnson, Senior Planner, presented the […]

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WHA is participating in the ULI/OC-Inland Empire’s Young Leadership Group Mentor Program. This program matches young professionals under 35 years old (protégés) with experienced professionals (mentors) for guidance and support, while offering mentors an opportunity to strengthen ties with the young, future leaders of the local real estate community and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

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Background:  California Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) has introduced legislation that would overturn current law and would mandate higher labor and housing costs on new apartments and housing in California, posing a grave threat to the entire construction industry.  It is estimated by Beacon Economics that if passed, AB199 would add approximately 46% to the […]

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WHA is excited to announce that Fernando Laullon has been promoted to Executive Vice President. An architect with over 32 years of experience, Fernando has been involved in all aspects of business and project development. Join us as we ask him about his career journey.

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This week, WHA’s highly anticipated quarterly report was given.  At the start of each quarter, WHA’s three offices convene to share company goals, strategies, hot projects and current news.  Bill Hezmalhalch shares the firm’s overview and each WHA Studio showcases their newest and most exciting projects, trends and department news.  It’s an educational, fun and […]

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