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Ghafari Opens its Newest Office in Fort Worth, Texas

Ghafari Opens its Newest Office in Fort Worth, Texas

Ghafari Associates, an award-winning architecture, engineering, process design and construction services firm, announces the opening of its newest office in Fort Worth, Texas. James E. Jobes, AIA has been promoted to Vice President and will lead the new office.

The new office puts Ghafari at the heart of the region’s growth and will serve as the southwest hub for the firm’s regional automotive, aviation, and commercial sectors.

“Ghafari has experienced steady growth over the past several years, especially in markets specific to the southwest. This represents an important milestone in our strategic business plan,” says President and CEO Kouhaila Hammer. “This new office will allow Ghafari to focus on providing innovative solutions and outstanding service for our clients, and Jim offers the strategic vision to grow our brand.”

Jobes holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Oregon and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Indiana University. He has led several of the firm’s most complex domestic and international projects, and is a longstanding member of the American Institute of Architects. Jobes’ more than 25 years of experience includes aviation, industrial / manufacturing, and commercial projects.

“We are excited to contribute to the development of such an iconic place,” says Jobes. “Our office in Texas will put us in immediate proximity to many of our existing clients and allow us to expand our services to them while positioning us to foster relationships with new opportunities and industries.”

The new office is located at 300 Throckmorton Street, Suite 600 Fort Worth, TX 76102.

About Ghafari Associates

An innovator since 1982, Ghafari embraces an integrated design approach to deliver solutions that synergize building operations, systems, and people. This approach is made possible by the firm’s full complement of capabilities, including architecture, interior design, civil + structural engineering, MEP, ICT + security, and operations + systems engineering. Ghafari supports the automotive, aviation, commercial, education, government + institutional, healthcare, industrial + manufacturing, and workplace sectors through 11 offices across the globe. To learn more, visit

Media Contacts:

Nicole Ghafari | Marketing Principal | Ghafari | | +1.248.765.2808