Environments Where People Connect

Ghafari blends energy, understanding, and experience to create meaningful places where memories are made.

People need places where they can be their very best. Whether making deals, feeding the masses, driving change, or making homes, we all need environments that support our daily lives. This is achieved through highly adaptable and impactful designs that meet the experiential needs of today’s users and support future modes of living.

We take the time to understand and apply our clients’ visions to shape commercial environments into sensible, impactful, and memorable places where staff, end users, and the public at large can be creative, social, and safe.

Market Services

  • Building Information Modeling
  • High-Definition Laser Scanning
  • Integrated and Lean Project Delivery
  • Master Planning
  • Sustainability
Engineering and Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Administration
  • Data and Telecom Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Facility Assessments
  • Facility Programming and Planning
  • Fire Protection Engineering
  • Interior Design
  • Mechanical and Plumbing Engineering
  • Safety and Security Design
  • Structural Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Contract Documentation
  • Cost Control
  • Design-Build Management
  • Owner’s Representation
  • Program Management
  • Project Management

Facility Types

  • Airport Passenger Lounges
  • Bars
  • Convention Centers
  • Customer Experience Centers
  • Entertainment Venues
  • Hotels
  • Hotel + Residence
  • Multi-Family Residential
  • Office Convenience
  • Office + Residential
  • Residential + Commercial
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Shopping Mall Conversions

Select Clients

  • AH Rivers East LLC
  • American Airlines
  • Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
  • Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex
  • CBRE Group
  • Devon Realty
  • DTN Management
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • MB Real Estate
  • Mertens Hospitality
  • Orion Real Estate Solutions
  • Parkland Properties
  • The Waters Center, LLC

Market Resources

Market Specialists

Steve Fry
President Emeritus, Grand Rapids Office
Tom Tooley
Executive Vice President