Renderings Released for New Margaritaville Hotel in Kansas City, Kansas

Kansas City, MO – January 31, 2024 Margaritaville, the global lifestyle brand, in partnership with locally-based Homefield KC and Sunflower Development Group, LLC, has released renderings of their new Margaritaville Hotel Kansas City slated to open in Spring 2025. Generator Studio serves as the Architect of Record for the 229-room hotel featuring a Landshark Bar […]

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2024: The Year Ahead for Design

A new, exciting year of design is ahead of us. Now more than ever before, people are craving phenomenal, visceral, and connected experiences in every part of their lives, whether that’s in a workplace that feels like a clubhouse or a sports stadium that anchors a vibrant, 24/7 mixed-use entertainment district. In 2024, we as […]

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Generator Studio Welcomes Louisiana Tech Students Exploring Developments for Kansas City’s Berkley Riverfront

How did an ARCH 415 class at Louisiana Tech University find and choose Kansas City’s Berkley Riverfront for their project location to explore pedestrian-oriented developments? Through connections of course!  Generator Studio Project Designer Joseph Vizurraga, who completed his graduate degree at Washington University, was contacted by his friend and fellow classmate, Surgene Troost. Surgene (“Surge”) […]

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Seattle: The New Hockey Haven

NHL Seattle announced their plans to build the NHL Ice Centre, a state-of-the-art practice facility designed by Generator Studio. The one-of-a-kind facility will serve as the home of hockey in the Pacific Northwest for youth and adults. The design embraces Seattle’s native timber beams while bringing the outside in with natural light and other elements.

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What’s More Popular than the Superbowl and has Drawn Crowds Larger than Trump’s Inauguration?

Generator Studio has been closely following trends in the eSports market, including the impact on existing facilities and new purpose-built facilities, player and audience statistics, and forecasted trends. Both new and existing venues can increase their revenue streams by becoming relevant to eSports events. Whether purpose-built or through renovation, a venue should have: the flexibility […]

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Let the Games Begin: Revamped Scottrade Center is Open

Generator Studio worked closely with the St. Louis Blues and Paric Construction to renovate Scottrade Center in the 2017 off-season, with 10 weeks of construction totaling $34 million in upgrades to the arena. High points of the renovation include a new center hung scoreboard, renovated restrooms on public concourses, new concessions, an expanded and renovated Blues locker […]

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Theater Boxes: The New Premium Experience at Scottrade Center

Generator Studio designed an all-inclusive, door-to-door experience known as the Theater Boxes which will set the standard for a series of premium upgrades happening this summer at Scottrade Center. Designed to integrate the history of St. Louis with modern social culture, the Theater Boxes will provide exclusive amenities for ticket holders including: a large new center bar featuring […]

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25 Under 25 Selects Generator Studio for 2017 Class of Honorees

Generator Studio has just been recognized as one of Kansas City’s best small businesses! Hosted by Thinking Bigger Business Media, the awards are presented to 25 local businesses with fewer than 25 employees. Each winner has demonstrated financial strength, the ability to overcome adversity and challenges, a commitment to the community and a powerful company vision. “Small businesses are […]

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“You Got Big Plans…?”

It was the spring of 2009 and I was flying back and forth to Philadelphia every other week for a project at the University of Pennsylvania.  Heading home and working my way through security at PHL, I noticed an unassuming gentleman behind me in line as were placing our items onto the conveyor belt at […]

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Red Bridge Shopping Center Renovations

Located in south Kansas City Missouri, Red Bridge Shopping Center was once a neighborhood staple for shopping and dining. With the goal of reinvigorating the center and increasing tenancy, the renovation focuses on increasing visibility and updated landscaping and pedestrian-friendly site features- including pergolas and covered walkways. Read more from the Kansas City Star here.

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Plaza-area Apartments are Underway

The urban multi-family project will add 18 market-rate apartments near St. Luke’s Hospital, providing 6 different unit types, including 1 and 2 bedrooms. The design matches the density and architecture of the surrounding neighborhoods, while providing residents with private dedicated outdoor space. Read more here in the Kansas City Business Journal.

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Why the St. Louis Blues CEO Keeps Coming to KC

Generator Studio got a shout out from the Kansas City Business Journal in an article about Chris Zimmerman, the CEO of the Saint Louis Blues, the growth of hockey in Kansas City, and Generator’s role in shaping the future of Scottrade Center. Read more here, and be sure to check back for regular updates.

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