Bread and butter? Wine and cheese? Management and inspired design? Not often seen as the perfect pairing, but skilled management and creative design must go hand-in-hand for an architecture, engineering and construction management firm to thrive. Too much management stifles creativity; resulting in boring design and unhappy clients. Too much ... More
Bailey Edward would like to thank all of the firms who submitted to our Request for Proposal: Public Relations Firm. We had many strong submissions and we have narrowed the field down to the follow firms for the short list.
Short Listed Firms
- COHN, Inc.
- Public Communications Inc.
- Reputation Partners
Due to scheduling conflicts, our ... More
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: PUBLIC RELATIONS FIRM
The following are the questions submitted to Bailey Edward Design Inc. in response to the Request for Proposal released on Friday, May 15, 2015. Per the RFP instructions, any questions received after 5 p.m. Central time on May 22, 2015 have not been answered. The date of submission has not changed. All ... More
Request for Proposal: Public Relations Firm
Our purpose for hiring a PR firm is to change the perception of Bailey Edward from ‘capable’ to ‘creative’.
Operating in the public sector, the majority of our client’s architecture and engineering (a/e) selections are based on qualifications. Bailey Edward has experienced tremendous growth over the past ... More
In early January, College of DuPage Naperville Regional Center opened its doors to new students and a new look. Bailey Edward was tasked with rehabilitating the 1990 Naperville Regional Center building to mirror the College of DuPage’s main campus image. After a year of construction, the resulting design is open and welcoming, yet transformative ... More
The personnel of Bailey Edward have a tradition and reputation for quality of service and quality of product. Through creative and imaginative design, we create buildings that demonstrate durability, aesthetic harmony and responsible use of energy. With a growing business, we have been able to (READ MORE) train our staff and hire additional ... More
Only 5% of businesses grow to over $1 million in annual revenue. This Spring, Ellen Dickson received accolades from both the Chicago Business Journal and Enterprising Women magazine for her achievements expanding Bailey Edward Design Inc. to a $6 million, 40 person architecture, engineering and construction administration (a/e/c) firm, and for ... More
LOCATION: Fox River Grove, IL
REPORTS TO: Fox River Grove Branch Manager
One of the leading Chicagoland Architecture and Engineering Firms, Bailey Edward, is looking for a responsive Engineering Draftsperson to become a part of a collaborative, high-energy studio where professional growth and client satisfaction are ... More
Bailey Edward is proud to announce the following industry anniversaries for five of our employees:
Rachelle Freegard, AIA, LEED AP
Rob Giniewski, EIT
Zachary Clark, AIA, LEED AP
Prashant Gongal, AIA, LEED AP
We congratulate these individuals on their impressive milestones. Their dedication to the ... More
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has recently confirmed what has been perceived by Bailey Edward in recent years: the need for senior housing will increase dramatically over the next 30 years. This need will translate into new facilities, as well as renovations and upgrades to existing low income senior ... More
Bailey Edward is currently providing architectural and engineering services for the renovation of teaching, student and support spaces for both general education spaces and laboratories at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU). The team is currently working to remodel existing laboratory classroom space in Bernard Brommel Hall. A main goal for ... More
How do you know if you have enough education environments? The answer influences budgeting, staffing, master planning and fundraising efforts for higher education institutions. Bailey Edward has discovered some quick rules of thumb to guide our education design efforts.
• A general classroom, whether lecture style, active learning, or seminar room, ... More
Bailey Edward is pleased to announce the addition of two seasoned staff members to our team, Todd Higginbotham, AIA and Sean Noonan, PE.
Todd brings over 27 years of architectural experience in the Central Illinois area to Bailey Edward’s Champaign branch. Many of Todd’s past clients are our current clients, including the General Services ... More
Bailey Edward’s own Robin Whitehurst was appointed as a Director to the Board for Partners for Sacred Places (PSP). Per PSP’s website, “Partners is the only national advocate for the sound stewardship and active community use of America’s older religious properties. Through our training programs, information clearinghouse, and professional network, ... More
Ranked third in the nation by FindtheBest.com, the agrarian science program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is driving the research that is changing the world through the studies and applied research of students and faculty in their departments of Crop Sciences and Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES). ... More
This spring, the new 185,000 sq. ft. Illinois National Guard Readiness Center and Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF) in Kankakee, Illinois, is moving forward into the bidding phase, with ground breaking scheduled for this fall.
Elements of this property will include a two-story readiness center / aviation support facility, helicopter ... More
Bailey Edward is thrilled to announce the hire of Rachelle Freegard, AIA, LEED AP, at our Champaign office. Rachelle brings over 25 years of architecture experience to Bailey Edward, having worked on projects ranging from K-12 and higher education buildings to airport terminals and support facilities.
A west coast native, Rachelle made the ... More
Here at Bailey Edward, we applaud the hard work that our employees put in at our four offices every day. From draftspeople to market sector leaders, the ambition and dedication to providing responsive architecture and engineering is something in which we take much pride.
There are times, however, when our employees surpass these already amplified ... More
The phrase pro bono is derived from Latin meaning “for the public good”. Bailey Edward has joined the 1% Program of Public Architecture which connects non-profit organizations in need of design assistance with architecture and design firms. We are excited to provide these services since we firmly believe that helping non-profits helps society as a ... More
Dating back to 1924, Bailey Edward has had a presence on the Champaign architecture scene. The firm’s origins stem from Berger and Kelley Associates, proceeding through the century as Unteed Associates; Unteed, Scaggs, Nelson; Unteed, Nelson, Slack, Anderson and Architectural Planning Consultants before becoming Bailey Edward in 2001. The final ... More
Bailey Edward recently notched a milestone win for the company in its successful teaming effort with CORE Construction on the pursuit of the Capital Development Board (CDB) project for an Integrated Bioresearch Laboratory (IBRL) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). This design-build project will result in a 42,850 sq. ft. ... More
Season’s greetings to you and your loved ones. In the hustle and bustle of the holidays, we hope that you are able to enjoy time with friends and family and take the chance where available to provide a lending hand to those less fortunate than ourselves. Most of Bailey Edward’s staff will be doing the same starting next week and through New Year’s ... More
LOCATION: Chicago, IL
REPORTS TO: Ellen Dickson, Managing Principal
One of the leading Chicagoland Architecture and Engineering Firms, Bailey Edward, is looking for a responsive Business Development Manager to become a part of a collaborative, high-energy studio where professional growth and client satisfaction are emphasized. ... More
Bailey Edward Branch Managers, Kevin Schnebly and Omar Bailey, were promoted to Associates. “In recognition of Omar and Kevin’s superb performance as professionals in their field, as managers of their staff, and as contributors to the financial health of the firm,” stated Managing Principal, Ellen Dickson, “Robin [Whitehurst] and I are proud to ... More
Bailey Edward Principals, Ellen Dickson and Robin Whitehurst, decided this was the year to follow client feedback and add mechanical, electrical and plumbing services. Ellen and Robin approached Kent Locke, Principal of Fox Valley Engineers for 20+ years, with the idea of spring-boarding a decade of collaboration into added value to our community, ... More
Champaign, Illinois – The dedication ceremony for the recently completed renovation and expansion at Westview Elementary School began with a student-led video tour. The video highlighted the new classrooms and music room which are light-filled learning environments equipped with smart board technologies. A cartwheel infused segment of the ... More
The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has honored stunning architecture that incorporates fired clay brick. With new categories this year including Renovation/Restoration, the 2013 Brick in Architecture Awards span almost half the country in 21 states, including green building practices that have earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ... More
The Illinois National Guard Readiness Center in Urbana, Illinois has been awarded LEED Gold established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
“The Guard asked us to ... More
At Urbana Readiness Center, renovation of an historic facility beat the budget and aspires to earn LEED Gold.
When Terry Anderson (LTC Ret), the former Chief of Planning for the Department of Military Affairs, IL looked to modernize the 1938 Readiness Center in Urbana, IL, his first thought was to build a new facility. However, when funds were ... More
The State of Illinois funded a major research study on the treatments to the original wood windows on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Lincoln Hall, a century-old academic building on the core of the campus. This study, conducted by Bailey Edward, was executed as part of a larger renovation program for the building.
The technical ... More