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Robert Runyon, AIA

Richardson, TX 75080

Cell: 972-571-6061

Robertdrunyon23@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL GOAL
Provide Project Management with Architectural Planning, Design and Construction Administrative
services and team member value to an Owner and/or Commercial Real Estate Development company;
mixed-use, retail, restaurant / entertainment and/or hospitality projects.
ARCHITECT

Successfully established and expanded a commercial architectural firm through 24 years;


Created the evolution of the firms scope and range of client services in response to market trends
and growth. Then following those trends with responsive business planning and professional
expansion.
Internationally Experienced Architect; Teaming Clients, Architects and Consultants for project
work in the United States, the Bahamas, Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico.
Team Builder: Incorporated client operational, life cycle costing and development programs into
responsive design instrumental to the clients successful business ventures.
Actively recruited by Other Architectural Firms: Design and Development expertise in
Restaurants, Retail, Entertainment, Hospitality, Multi-use Centers.
Expertise in the entire Development Process

Expertise

Initiate Project Set-Up


Contract Development &
Administration
Project Programming and
Development
Accounts, Budgets, Allocations
Management
Consultant Contracts &
Administration
Staff Administration & Development
Due-Diligence
Master Planning / Site Planning

Career Progression
ID STUDIO 4

04/2015 - 02/2016
Restaurants, Retail
Studio Director/Architect
Set up a new Studio to work on Theater and
Entertainment projects.

Conceptual Design / Design Development


Construction Documents / Specifications
Entitlements / Permitting
Construction Observation and Quality Control
Client Relations
Business Development
Business, Operations & Facilities Administration
Risk Management
Design Technologies
Design/Build

Design/Build: Develop project Scope of Work,


responsibilities and operations with General Contractor.
Design/Build Proposals and Contracts.

Projects of Note:
Studio Movie Grill: Update Prototype Design for new
Brand
Studio Movie Grill: Arlington, TX
ID STUDIO 4
WWW.IDSTUDIO4.COM
URBAN DESIGN GROUP (Dallas Office now Closed)
06/2014 03/2015
Entertainment, Recreation, Hospitality
Principal/Architect
Establish and develop new business accounts. Expand
the firms Project Portfolio in Mixed Use, Hospitality,
Entertainment and Education.
Develop Business Plans, Services programs and
resources for targeted markets. Proposals and Contracts.
Projects of Note:
Note: Responsibilities focused on Business Development.
The Doubletree Hotel Hilton, Dallas, TX
Grand Texas Theme Park Woodlands, TX
URBAN DESIGN GROUP
WWW.URBANDESIGNGROUP.COM
GHA ARCHITECTS
06/2012 05/2014
Restaurants, Retail
Principal/Architect
Set up a new Studio with services and resources for
expansion into new markets.
Developed new business and accounts in hospitality,
restaurants and other markets. Proposals and Contracts.
Projects of Note:
Palomar Hotel Central 214 Restaurant, Dallas, TX
Wereldhave USA Commercial venues within the Eilan
Hotel, Mixed-Use and Spa San Antonio, TX
Piattis Restaurant - San Antonio, TX
Tony Romas prototype and store remodels.
Legacy Charter School Dallas, TX
Collin Street Bakery Greenville, TX
Le Duff America Multi-Tenant Building prototype.
Grand Texas Theme Park The Woodlands, TX

GHA-ARCHITECTS
WWW.GHA-ARCHITECTS.COM
RUNYON ARCHITECTS AND ASSOCIATES, INC.
08/1988 05/2012
Retail, Hospitality, Mixed-Use, Entertainment, Restaurants
Owner/President/Architect
Established:
Runyon Architects and Associates Inc.
Established the Firms Services, Growth and Operations for a successful business venture.
Projects of Note:
Market Street Town Center, The Woodlands, Texas
Atlantis Hotel and Resort, Bahamas (in Association with Wilson and Associates)
Renaissance Hotel Dallas, TX
Inter-Continental Hotel Dallas, Texas
United Artist Theatres, Domestic & International Locations
General Cinemas Theaters, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico
Barnes & Noble Bookstores, Domestic Locations
Woodmont Commercial Centers, Texas locations
Appleseeds Community Centers
Numerous restaurants including:
o Abuelos, Boston Pizza, Cheddars, Collin Street Bakery, Cotton Patch Caf, Fresh
Choice, Fuddruckers, Ground Round, Hoffbrau Steaks, On The Border, Posadas
Caf, Shulas Steak House, Spring Creek BBQ, TGI Fridays, Tony Romas and
others
Previous Experience
Melvin Fain & Associates, Dallas, Texas Sr. Project Architect
Robert Young & Associates, Dallas, Texas Director of Restaurant Design
Runyon & Sharp Design, Dallas, Texas Principal
Casa Bonita, Inc., Dallas, Texas Corporate Architect
T.G.I. Fridays Corp., Dallas, Texas Project Architect
Total Design Four, Corpus Christi, Texas Job Captain
Professional Associations
Texas Society of Architects (TSA)
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
Education
TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY, College Station, TX
Masters of Architecture/Systems Development
TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY, College Station, TX
Bachelor of Environmental Design