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Meet Our Team: Derek Dizon

Derek is tasked with the all-important job of leading projects through the construction documents, permitting, bidding, and construction phases. You’re likely to find him meeting with clients and consultants, coordinating and drawing the construction documents, and generally working in the realm of construction administration. ...

Escape This Dallas

We had an amazing time working together at Escape This Dallas in a team vs. team competition at our summer quarterly meeting. Thanks to some quick thinking and great teamwork, we all made it out! ...

Meet Our Team: Stefan Haessig

Stefan is outstanding in the realms of site planning and master planning, and loves everything about his job. He’s been involved in just about every type of master planning over the years, and brings a broad range of knowledge to the team. Stefan is known for his positive attitude, listening ear, and ability to create successful plans in a timely matter. ...

Meet Our Team: Patra Philips

Patra manages projects from design through construction administration and coordinates seamlessly with clients, consultants, and contractors, thanks in part to 26 years of experience with a variety of construction and building types. A self-proclaimed dumpster diva, she salvages unloved furniture, nurses it back to health, and even blogs about her adventures at The House Enthusiast. ...

MYCON General Contractors new HQ

MYCON General Contractors has finished renovations to their new corporate headquarters, a 50,2015 SF building along Dallas North Tollway. We are very proud to be a part of this beautiful project! ...

Meet Our Team: Vidal Zuniga

We welcomed Vidal to O’Brien this past October and his positive energy and passion for innovative building solutions have made an immediate impression. A native of San Angelo, Texas, Vidal obtained his B.S. Architecture and Master of Architecture, as well as an Urban Design Certificate from Texas Tech University. He spends his weekends pursuing his many interests: improving his personal fitness...

Jefferson Center

Our development at Jefferson Center was featured in this month's US Builders Review. It was an amazing experience to partner with JPI on this three-story Class A development in Richardson, Texas. Jefferson Center features 360 walk-up style units spread across 12 distinct buildings, with first-class amenities, business and fitness facilities, and a resort-style outdoor pool. ...

Bringing The Star in Frisco to life

"The Ring of Honor is an incredible space, and I think that people are going to be wowed when they see it. I also think the scale and the intimacy of not just the Ring of Honor but the project is going to really wow people." ...

See Sean O’Brien @ Biznow: Future of the Platinum Corridor

From the Dallas Cowboys to Warren Buffett, the Platinum Corridor is attracting huge names, enormous capital investment and a ton of cranes. That’s why we’re so thrilled to bring you Bisnow’s DFW Platinum Corridor event on March 31.  O’Brien Architects director of design Sean O’Brien is the master planner for The Star, a venture developed by the City of Frisco and the Dallas Cowboys that...

Smart Poles and Ice Hotels

Brief: Mick Granlund travels to Quebec City to learn about LUMCA lighting products and study the amazing capabilities of “architectural ice.” Back in February, I was invited to the Lumca manufacturing facility in Quebec City, Canada. Lumca is a Canadian based exterior lighting manufacturer whose feature product is the innovative “Smart...

Project Feature: The Star

The Dallas Cowboys will soon have a new home at The Star in Frisco, Texas. The 90 acre development along the Dallas North Tollway will be anchored by the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters, featuring a 12,000 seat multi-use indoor event center, two outdoor practice fields, and the Cowboys’ head offices. The event center will be used by the Cowboys, the City of Frisco, and Frisco ISD, and also for...

CEO Interviewed by the Star Telegram

Our CEO and Founder, Jack O'Brien, was recently interviewed by the Star Telegram about the Dallas Cowboys training camp in Frisco. "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had a vision for his team’s new headquarters a few years ago and began looking for someone to make his dream a reality. ...

Prattco to Remodel Knoll Trail Crossing Office Building.

Prattco is undertaking a 2 million dollar remodel at Prestonwood Place, now called Knoll Trail Crossing. This renovation will increase the occupancy rate and return the office to a Class A rating. Time has worn down the aesthetics of the building  that was built in 1983 calling for an update to the interior and exterior. Construction begins on this five-story 96,100 sf office on September...