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Balancing Business and Creativity


JCJ Architecture has been immersed in the gaming and entertainment marketplace for decades, designing some of the most notable and profitable properties in the industry. The team offers clients a proven approach to planning and design that balances business objectives with the delivery of creative, high-impact environments.

JCJ’s Gaming, Hospitality & Entertainment team possesses exceptional collective intelligence of the gaming market and the guest experience. The team uniquely understands the interplay between brand, program, operations and distinctive design. JCJ’s comprehensive, interactive process yields solutions that address unique challenges, capitalize on opportunities and promote bottom-line success.

JCJ’s roots date back more than 80 years to 1936. Since that time, JCJ has grown from a regional practice with a reputation for excellence in documentation to an award-winning firm that attracts world-class design talent. The team provides comprehensive planning, architecture and interior design services from seven strategically located offices across the nation, including Boston, Hartford, Las Vegas, New York City, Phoenix, San Diego and Tulsa. The firm’s track record of projects with accelerated schedules is testament to its unique ability to meet the demands of the gaming industry.

JCJ’s impressive portfolio represents a variety of commercial gaming brands and clients including Resorts World, Hard Rock, Penn National, MGM, Caesars Twin River and Hollywood Park. JCJ is proud to have collaborated with more than 65 tribal clients on a wide range of projects across the country. With many exciting projects under way at Choctaw Casino & Resort Durant, Firekeepers Casino Hotel, Casino Pauma and Tribal Winds Casino, to name a few, the JCJ team looks forward to celebrating several openings in the near future.

Regarding the firm’s growth and success, JCJ Principal and Director of Hospitality Design Bob Gdowski stated, “In today’s competitive marketplace, where relevance is dependent upon not only the ability to conceive, but also to execute on engaging and unique guest experiences, JCJ excels. Collaborating with some of the industry’s most forward-thinking casino resort operators has allowed our team to demonstrate why we continue to grow to become one of the most sought-after hospitality design firms.”

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