CBRE Arranges Lease For SOSH Architects First Philadelphia Location At The Curtis Center


Curtis Center

Philadelphia — December 5, 2017CBRE announced today that it has successfully negotiated a lease for SOSH Architects first Philadelphia location at the historic Curtis Center located at 601 Walnut Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

SOSH Architects is currently occupying interim space at the Curtis Center while the innovative design of their new office space is being constructed. The firm is expected to move into a 3,274 square-foot office on the 10th floor of the building during the first quarter of 2018.

SOSH Architects, which was founded in 1979, is in the process of expanding their company. The award-winning architectural, interior design and master planning firm currently has offices in New York City and Atlantic City, New Jersey and employs approximately 50 design professionals and support personnel. Over its 38 years in business, SOSH has established a worldwide reputation in the areas of hospitality, entertainment, retail, civic and educational design.

“Our new Philadelphia location extends our firm’s reach and responsiveness to our growing client base,” said Christopher Menchin, NCARB, LEED AP, principal at SOSH. “We are extremely pleased with the decision to expand into the Philadelphia market, and we look forward to our firm’s continued growth. We are constantly striving to exceed the expectations of our clients, and based on what our clients are telling us. We are committed to being part of the communities we serve, and delivering the best design services possible.”

The CBRE team of Ken Zirk and Matthew Knowles negotiated on behalf of SOSH Architects, while Colliers International represented the Landlord, Keystone Property Group.

About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2016 revenue). The company has more than 75,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 450 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at:

About SOSH Architects
SOSH Architects is an architecture, interiors, and planning firm that specializes in the hospitality, entertainment, retail, civic, and education markets. With offices in Atlantic City, New York, and Philadelphia, the firm is led by founding principals Thomas J. Sykes, William A. Salerno, and Nory Hazaveh, and principals Kimberly McCarron, Mark Petrella and Christopher Menchin who continue their personal involvement in each project. Since its founding in 1979, SOSH has established a worldwide reputation for master planning, architectural design, interior design, project management, and visualization services. For more information, visit: or call (215) 395-9555.

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