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Premier Welcomes New Director of Architectural Design

Parul Dubey on September 15, 2022 - in News, People

Linh Tran Brings 30 Years of Architecture and Design Experience to Firm’s New-Build Development Initiatives


DALLAS  – Premier, an architecture, design, procurement, capital management, and project management firm, is pleased to announce that Linh Tran, AIA, IIDA, has joined the team as Director of Architectural Design. As a licensed architect and interior designer, Tran will provide invaluable master planning expertise to Premier’s multi-family, hospitality, and student housing developments. 

“Linh’s ability to develop concepts and renderings will transform Premier’s initiative for new-build developments,” said Hector Sanchez, CEO of Premier. “We are excited by the prospect of new opportunities that will arise as a result of having Linh on our team and look forward to seeing his talents in action.”

Tran, an acclaimed modernist and industry veteran, brings 30 years of experience working across multidisciplinary environments. As Director of Architectural Design, Tran will be involved in the design, planning, and execution of all new-build development and renovation projects across the firm’s growing presence in the hospitality, multi-family, and student housing sectors. Working closely with Premier’s partners to realize their vision, Tran will leverage his expertise as a master planner to compile density studies for high-profile investors. 

“I am excited at the opportunity to make a difference at Premier and be a part of their continuous growth as a leader in design, architecture, construction, procurement, and project management,” says Tran. “I look forward to being involved with Premier’s business development to expand our portfolio, and bring in new projects and clientele to the team.” 

Prior to joining Premier, Tran worked at RTKL, HKS Architects, and Humphreys & Partners Architects. His portfolio includes education, mixed-use retail, and high-rise residential and hospitality projects, both in the U.S. and abroad. His international professional experience has provided him with extensive interpersonal skills and a diverse portfolio that draws on the aesthetics and styles of various regions and cultures. Some of Tran’s most notable projects include Legacy Park shops in Plano, TX, and the Superdome in New Orleans.

About Premier 

Dallas-based Premier, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ashford Inc. (NYSE American: AINC), is a full-service firm with over 25 years of expertise across architecture, interior design, procurement, project management, construction development and contract administration. With all services yielded under one roof, Premier’s team is in constant pursuit of finding innovative solutions to the hospitality and multifamily industry’s increasingly complex problems; from straightforward soft goods refreshes to transformative custom design renovations, their team of professionals is dedicated to design excellence across a multitude of market sectors. From concept to completion, Premier provides services that are unmatched, bringing their clients’ vision for the built environment to life. For more information, please visit www.premierpm.com.

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