2017 Title Sponsor
Honorary Alexander F. Yahr & U.S. Construction Corporation
Alexander F. Yahr is an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist with an extensive track record in the real estate, design and construction industries. A native of Miami Beach, Yahr is a new principal in U.S. Construction Corp., Miami, and is active in the business. In addition, he heads Miami Design Capital, a private equity investment firm with a portfolio that includes investments in multiple companies and real estate development projects. He holds a bachelor of science degree in interior design from Florida International University, Miami, and is active with the Florida International University College of Communication, Architecture and The Arts, having served as a board member of the College’s Design Advisory Board. He is also a longtime supporter of FIU’s “Festival of the Trees.” Yahr is a licensed general contractor and realtor and is a noted interior design consultant.
About U.S. Construction Corp.
The dedicated team at U.S. Construction Corp. interprets the artistry of architects and designers and brings their works to life, with a respect and commitment to fulfill the vision and dreams of project owners. Headquartered in Miami with a second office in Orlando, U.S. Construction Corp. is a 40-year-old construction and construction management firm that builds “experiences,” such as Miami’s iconic Rusty Pelican, Mango’s Tropical Café in Orlando, and the Shoppes at Ocean Drive at Miami International Airport. Led by President Rafael Reyes, U.S. Construction Corp. is a values-driven organization that focuses on high end interiors and select ground up projects, including entertainment-themed restaurants and nightclubs, luxury retail venues, airport lounges and signature office buildouts. Key descriptors of its professional team are adaptability, commitment, expertise, tireless effort and attention to detail. For more information, visit www.usconstructioncorp.com or call 305.443.5808.
2017 Tree Sponsors
3-FORM / Light ART / Lutron ● Crossville / D&B Tile ● Lighting Dynamics, Inc.
Landscape Forms ● Teknion ● Workscapes / Herman Miller
FORMAS Inc. / Arktura ● Interior Design Guild Foundation ● Moss Construction
Emser Tile ● MOSA. ● Banco do Brasil Americas ● Global Furniture Group
Resource 4 Floors ● Interface, Inc ● Roppe Flooring & Stanley Stephens Company
IIDA South Florida ● Smarter Choice Surfaces, LLC / Timura Wood ● Trend Transformations
Knoll / Knoll Textiles / Spinneyback ● Bentley Mills ● Frameworks ● Formica
Compass Office Solutions / All Steel ● Haworth / JC White ● Pradere Office Products / Kimball
Office ● FIU Alumni Association ● Sherwin Williams ● National Wallcovering
Daltile Keys Granite Design Studio ● The Tonkinson Foundation
OFS Brands ● Patcraft ● Shaw Contract Group ● Kohler / Lutron
2017 Tree Designers
IA Interior Architects ● Leo A Daly ● HLB Lighting Design / Antrobus + Ramirez
M.C. Harry & Associates ● Ware Malcomb ● Starling & Associates
Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates, INC. (NBWW) ● TSAO Design Group
Bermello Ajamil & Partners, Inc – Miami ● FIU Student Team – Interior Architeture
Miami Dade County – ISD-DCS ● MODIS Architects ● Architectural Design Collaborative
Gresham Smith and Partners ● FIU IIDA Student Chapter ● Perkins + Will
Zyscovich Architects ● CallisonRTKL ● AECOM ● Hospitality Purveyors, Inc.
Echeverria Design Group ● Gensler ● OBM International ● Bilkey Llinas Design
MKDA ● Synalovski Romanik Saye, LLC ● Stantec Architecture Inc.
Errez Design ● Adache Group Architects ● International Design Concepts
G Alvarez Studio ● Mohammed Shanti & Adam Medal ● Starling & Associates
Jewel Toned Interiors ● CSpace Architecture + Design ● Bermello Ajamil & Partners, Inc – FLL
2017 Friends of the Trees & Table Sponsors
Steelcase/Coalesse/ Design Tex – Champagne Table Sponsor
Key Resin Terrazzo by Pachyderm – Dessert and Coffee Table Sponsor
Titan Structural – Food Table Sponsor