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By Staff | Mar 8, 2019

Briody joins Raymond Building Supply

Raymond Building Supply has announced the hiring of Corie Briody as the company’s marketing and events coordinator.

Based out of Raymond Building Supply’s North Fort Myers showroom, Briody is responsible for the day-to-day marketing and event coordination for the company, a leading building supply provider serving Lee, Collier, Sarasota, Hamilton, Broward and Hillsborough counties. In this role, Briody carries out the planning and execution of the company’s ongoing events, which include regular “Lunch and Learn” seminars for its associates, and she also manages the company’s social media channels to raise awareness of new products, offerings and special promotions.

Prior to her full-time position, Briody served as a marketing intern with Design Studio by Raymond, a subsidiary of Raymond Building Supply. For more than two years, she provided marketing support for the design and product showroom in addition to developing promotional efforts for the company’s diverse and comprehensive product selection and superior professional services.

The Illinois native earned a bachelor of science degree in marketing from Florida Gulf Coast University.

Raymond Building Supply operates multiple locations in Lee, Collier, Sarasota, Hamilton, Broward and Hillsborough counties in Florida. Raymond provides a wide range of products, including lumber, trusses, garage doors, windows, residential doors, commercial doors, cabinets, appliances and custom millwork, to residential and commercial customers. Raymond Building Supply is a division of U.S. LBM, one of the largest specialty building materials distributors in the United States. U.S. LBM operates a network of leading specialty building material distributors across the country with operating locations in 29 states.

Studio + completes architecture, interior design work for hospital’s Critical Care Unit

Studio+, an integrated services design firm, has completed the architecture and interior design for NCH Baker Hospital’s renovated Critical Care Unit. The new space will accommodate 22 new critical care beds as well as support areas for staff.

The design of the 18,650-plus-square-foot Critical Care Unit enhances the patient experience and provides the best possible healing environment. Oversized patient rooms provide a family zone to accommodate overnight stays. A common family center provides a space to recharge and serves as an overflow for family members and friends.

Additionally, the warm neutral color palette, along with artwork derived from nature, creates a healing environment that helps reduce anxiety associated with critical care.

Studio+ is an integrated services design firm with a focus in healthcare, senior living, commercial and educational markets. The firm provides an array of services: architecture, interior design, lean design and surfaces.

For more information, call 239-476-8888 or visit WeAreStudioPlus.com.

2019 Allied memberships applications available

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Florida Southwest Chapter is now accepting Allied Membership Applications for 2019. Allied members may be individuals who otherwise are not eligible to join the AIA, or businesses who support the architectural profession, either through goods or services, or simply a shared interest in our built environment. The chapter hosts many events throughout the year including monthly breakfast meetings for the Naples and Fort Myers sections, Continuing Education classes and presentations, a lecture series and AIA’s Annual Design Conference and Design Awards.

Allied membership is separate at each level of the AIA: national, state, and local. Supporting the local chapter with your membership will provide the most direct connection to the community where you do business. More information on Allied Membership Benefits, levels of Membership and The 2019 Allied Membership Application can be found on the website at www.aiaflasw.org.

AIA Florida Southwest is a Chapter of The American Institute of Architects, serving nearly 200 members and the communities of Charlotte, Glades, Hendry, Lee, and Collier Counties. The mission of the organization is to orchestrate and unite the architects of Southwest Florida to promote the profession; to advance the science and art of planning and building; to coordinate the building industry and architectural firms to ensure the advancement of building standards, and to make the profession of ever-increasing service and value to society. Please visit the AIA Florida Southwest website at www.aiaflasw.org.