DALLAS—Wilson Associates has agreed to partner with East China Architectural Design & Research Institute Co., Ltd. (ECADI), a company affiliated to Shanghai Xian Dai Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.
“As one of the world’s most renowned architecture firms, we wanted to align our company with a strategic partner that will strengthen our international footprint,” stated Qin Yun, chairman of Xian Dai. “In Wilson Associates, we have found a like-minded company that shares our passion for excellent design and desire to secure high-end market share.”
“Partnering with another design powerhouse will present our eight global offices with exciting new design opportunities,” said Olivier Chavy, president and CEO of Wilson Associates. “Together, we will offer our clients a fully-integrated design service; a team comprised of the world’s most talented designers and architects.”
ECADI has completed more than 30,000 design and consulting projects. Wilson Associates offers a portfolio comprised of more than 3,000 hotels, resorts, restaurants, casinos and high-end commercial and residential properties.
Wilson Associates and ECADI have already collaborated on a variety of projects, including Doubletree by Hilton Luneng, Renaissance Sanya Resort & Spa, Hyatt Regency Chongming, The Ritz-Carlton, Wuhan and Sofitel Shanghai Jing’an Huamin.
Wilson Associates was founded in 1971 and today employs 400 professionals located across eight international offices: Abu Dhabi, Dallas (headquarters), Dubai, Kochi, Los Angeles, New York, Shanghai and Singapore.