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Celebrating a Retirement and a new (Not-So-New) Owner

After a remarkable 30 years in business, FS Design Group is celebrating new ownership. Longtime team leader Amy Tobia will be taking the reins from Bre’an Fox, who looks forward to her well-earned retirement. While ...

Designing a Beautiful and Functional (S)PACE for Seniors

Allowing senior citizens to live at home but receive health services, supervision, meals, social interaction and activities daily is at the heart of the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, or PACE. Designing the ...
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Happy 10-Year Work Anniversary, Amy Tobia!

In a design firm, there are people who like to design things, people who like to teach and people who like to manage the process. FS Design Group Senior Project Manager Amy Tobia likes to ...
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FS Design Group & Founder Bre’an Fox Mark Firm’s 30th Year

Before there was FS Design Group there was Facility Solutions. It was Bre’an Fox’s unique vision 30 years ago to fill a critical need in San Diego’s booming commercial real estate industry. As the industry’s ...

FS Design Group Employee Spotlight Lori Reynolds, CID, NCIDQ

By Bre’an Fox​ With more than 20 years of experience, Lori has worked on corporate, hospitality, healthcare, multi-family, education and civic projects throughout the U.S. and the world. Her projects have earned honors and distinction ...
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Palomar Medical Center Escondido: Designed with Care

Chances are, when someone is visiting a medical facility, they may not be having a great day. So what if that day can feel just a bit more manageable through the thoughtful and functional design ...

Our Team is Growing: New Hires at FS Design Group

We’re excited to have added two new junior designers to our staff last fall. Meet Seyda Gonden Wyatt and Jillian Deneroff! Seyda is skilled in 3-D rendering, floor plan design, FF&E, and creating intelligent interior ...

The Importance of Sketching During Meetings

A few lines drawn quickly on paper with a pen can transform an idea-s-into a shared vision-s-. Today, when so much interior design work is done with high-tech computer programs, there is still immense value ...
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Going a Cut Above with Sola Salon Studios

The managing directors of Sola Salon Studios “can’t open new locations fast enough.” So says Austin Campbell, who holds the franchise rights to Sola Salon Studios in San Diego. Scott Ditsworth, Austin’s sometimes business partner ...
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Communication & Coordination: A Public Agency Office Refresh

A federal public agency occupying the entire floor of a downtown San Diego office building needed an update that not only made the space look better, but also created better functionality. The challenge for this ...

Amy Tobia Women of Influence in Construction, CRE and Design

San Diego Business Journal’s 2021 List Includes the Senior Project Manager Congratulations to FS Design Group Senior Project Manager Amy Tobia on being named a Woman of Influence in Construction, Commercial Real Estate and Design ...

Bre’an Fox Named Globe St. Elite Women of Influence

The Annual List Recognizes Women in Commercial Real Estate [GlobeSt.’s annual list](https://www.event.globest.com/womenofinfluenceawards/class-2021) celebrating Women of Influence in Commercial Real Estate includes FS Design Group President Bre’an Fox, who also received special recognition for being a ...
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Why outdoor Spaces, Gyms Rank High in Office Space’s New Era

In this new world where people may get a choice about working from home or from the office, landlords face the challenge of making their properties so enticing that working from the office is preferable. ...
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The Five W’s of the New Office: Workplace Reentry After COVID-19

COVID-19 has dramatically changed the way we work, accelerating some trends already in place and triggering others. The response from company owners has varied. While some moved swiftly to accommodate long-term work-from-home systems, others employed ...

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