Sperry Van Ness is expandingSperry Van Ness/William T. Strange & Associates has started a commercial property management division for the Oklahoma City and Tulsa markets, SVN Property Management LLC, an affiliate of Sperry Van Ness. Managing director Tim Strange said that the company manages 852,285 square feet of space in 34 buildings in the Oklahoma City metro area. Terry W. Watson is operating manager of SVN Property Management LLC and is assisted by Leif Nelson, Nancy Wheeler, Russell Pardue and Mike Mahan.
Dog event scheduledHabitat for Canines, which was delayed twice because of wet weather, is set now, rain or shine. Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity will partner with the Oklahoma City Summer Classic Dog Shows on Habitat for Canines from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 30 at Habitat’s Hope Crossing addition at NE 83 and Kelley Avenue. About 150 volunteers will build 82 doghouses. If it rains, the event will be at Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, 3355 S Purdue.
Rees to help design Iraq hospitalOklahoma City-based Rees Associates Inc., an architecture, planning and interior design firm, is among those selected for an international team to develop a 1,000-bed, 1.4-milion-square-foot, acute-care hospital in Baghdad. The team also includes OMMA Healthcare LLC and Medical Equipment Solutions International, with support from Qimmat Al Nidhal Construction in Iraq. The team was selected based on initial design concepts, Rees said. It will be the first hospital in Iraq in 25 years, said Stephen Lawson, Rees vice president and health care leader. From Staff Reports