is our foundation, as well as
our guiding principle. We constantly strive to uphold our mission, vision, and philosophy
to the best of our abilities.
to help those in need.
assisting those medical, religious, and charitable organizations (as well as individuals) directly involved with
helping those who are in need.
to the best of our abilities, our God-given talents in Architectural Design, Structural Engineering, Parking Consultation, and Project Management.
Who We Are
Our Core Values
Publications 26 Recognition 27
Master Planning Higher Education
Healthcare 13 Transportation
Commercial 15 Government 16 Mixed-Use 17 Asset Management
Sustainability 19 Parking Studies
TimHaahs’ greatest asset is our people. Our clients and staff benefit from our Principals’ wide range of expertise in mixed-use design, master planning, structural
TIMOTHY H. HAAHS, PE, AIA, F.ASCE President/CEO Timothy Haahs serves as President and CEO of TimHaahs, leading the firm’s national and international professional services in the planning and design of mixed-use and parking structures. Focusing on master planning and mixed-use, his
approach integrates parking as a critical component
design, and parking planning
and revitalization. Our firm specializes in planning –
areas, and transit related projects. Our plans and designs
for project success, as well as community development masterplanning for campuses, urban and high density integrate the parking solution with the pedestrian experience – creating active and vibrant “people places”. Tim has presented to the United Nations and other international organizations on the global challenge of parking, infrastructure, and sustainable development, applying the concept of “cellular development” to create self-sustaining communities. Tim holds a BS in Civil/Urban Engineering and an MS in Civil Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. In 1994, he received ASCE’s Structural Engineer of the Year Award, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Blue Chip Enterprise Award in 1998. In 2006, Tim was recognized as Entrepreneur of Year by Ernst & Young in the Real Estate and Construction category, Philadelphia region. In 2010, Tim was honored with receiving ZweigWhite’s Jerry Allen Courage in Leadership award. Tim serves multiple professional associations in leadership positions, including the International Parking Institute as a Board Member, the National Parking Association on the Parking Consultants Council, and the ULI Philadelphia Executive Committee. He actively participates in the American Heart Association, the National Transplant Assistance Fund, Calvary Vision Church, and multiple charitable organizations.
OUR PEOPLE Noli C. Alarcon has over 25 years experience specializing in the design and project management of parking and mixed-use structures. Hais expertise includes project management, structural, and restoration engineering design for complex multi-level structures. He has expertise with all types of structural systems including precast, castin-place, post-tensioned, filigree, and structural steel. Mr. Alarcon utilizes his expertise in structural engineering, parking design, and analysis to develop efficient, functional parking and mixed-use structures that are responsive to each client’s specific needs.
Rachel Yoka manages corporate and regional marketing for the firm nationwide and internationally. She directs TimHaahs’ marketing, working closely with principals to develop thought leadership and company strategy. Rachel spearheads the TimHaahs Sustainability Committee – performing research on sustainable design, and developing training on sustainability and LEED. Rachel serves in leadership roles for the Urban Land Institute Philadelphia District Council, SMPS Philadelphia, the International Parking Institute, and the Green Parking Council.
Todd Helmer serves as Vice President for TimHaahs’ Philadelphia office, leading project development, financial management, and business development. Todd manages and coordinates multiple stakeholders, team members, and design disciplines for complex mixeduse and parking projects. His recent management experience includes projects for corporate, developer, transit, healthcare, and municipal clients. Todd provides leadership for TimHaahs University, the firm’s in house professional development program.
Janice Haahs serves as CFO for TimHaahs, providing financial management and review for each of TimHaahs’ offices and corporate functions. She holds a Bachelors degree in Consumer Economics from Seoul National University and a Masters in Business Administration and Finance from Drexel University. She is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, and serves on various professional and charitable organizations, including the American Heart Association and Calvary Vision Church.
NOLI C. ALARCON, PE
TODD J. HELMER, PE
MICHAEL D. MARTINDILL
JAMES M. ZULLO, AICP, CAPP, LEED AP Vice President
RACHEL YOKA, LEED AP
JANICE J. HAAHS, M.B.A.
Vice President, Strategic Business Planning
BRAD GIRESI, AIA, NCARB
ASHLEY MCHUGH, PHR
Director of Design
Mike Martindill manages TimHaahs’ Atlanta operations, including business development. His experience helps clients take advantage of the latest trends in construction and finance, while keeping focused on designing the most economical, user-friendly solution possible. Mike focuses on innovative strategies in planning, financing, and operations to streamline the project cycle and generate successful, fast track projects. His experience includes multiple new structures and expansions for higher education in Georgia, as well as healthcare and municipal projects that include complex planning, studies, and financial feasibility.
Jim Zullo serves as Vice President and director of TimHaahs’ New Jersey office, including financial and project management and business development. Jim specializes in studies, planning, and management of parking resources and infrastructure. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the International Parking Institute, and presents regularly on transit- oriented development and parking management. Prior to joining TimHaahs, Jim served as Senior Director of Real Estate and Economic Development for New Jersey Transit, he was responsible for the management of the agency’s real estate assets, and managing the agency’s 25,000 space parking system.
VICKY M. GAGLIANO, LEED AP Parking Specialist
Vicky Gagliano currently serves the firm as a parking specialist, providing expertise across all TimHaahs offices. Her responsibilities include researching, analyzing, and recommending solutions to parking problems through the performance of parking supply/demand, alternatives and site analysis, market and financial feasibility, shared parking, revenue control, and parking management studies. Ms. Gagliano’s education and experience augments her expertise in performing financial feasibility and supply/demand studies. Ms. Gagliano has national and international study experience.
Brad Giresi is responsible for conceptual design, design development, and translating project vision into renderings and other materials for high profile projects. Brad’s project expertise includes the design, documentation and administration of parking facilities, corporate offices, residential construction and building renovations, with extensive practice in mixed-use and multi-family design.
KEVIN W. CARRIGAN, P.E., CAPP Director of Engineering
Ashley McHugh serves TimHaahs as Business and Human Resources Manager, serving all offices, as well as corporate staff. Ashley leads the firm’s recruitment programs and administers the firm’s in-house professional development program, TimHaahs University, providing staff with extensive educational and growth opportunities.
Kevin Carrigan serves as Director of Engineering, leading TimHaahs’ nationwide program in structural engineering and asset management services. His expertise includes structural design and documentation for mixed-use and parking structures, corporate offices, research and development facilities, and housing. As senior project manager, he leads complex engineering, expansion, and restoration projects for a wide range of clients. Mr. Carrigan leads the firm’s Asset Management services, which offers asset protection through maintenance programs, condition appraisals, and restoration programs.
Timothy Haahs & Associates, Inc. understands the important role parking plays in development.
and high density areas, and transit related projects – and providing design services for parking and mixed-use buildings. TimHaahs’ engineers, architects, and parking specialists focus on parking solutions, bringing a unique perspective to our clients in the corporate, government, healthcare, education, and transit markets. Our approach to masterplanning high density and urban areas is to integrate the parking solution with the pedestrian experience – creating active and vibrant “people places”. For campuses, our primary focus is to create a sense of place and identity,
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A multi-disciplined engineering and architectural firm, TimHaahs specializes in planning – masterplanning for campuses, urban
built on shared gathering spaces; for transit related projects, we seek to maximize the shared-use of parking to create efficiency and economy. New Jersey Future recently recognized our masterplan for Rahway Town Center in Rahway, New Jersey, with a “Smart Growth Award” for excellence in planning town center revitalization. Our architectural and engineering design expertise rests in our ability to plan and design structures that contain a significant parking component. This specialization creates value for our clients through our considerable project experience and practical knowledge of this unique project type.
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PARKING STRUCTURE DESIGN
Mixed-Use Structure Design
Project Design Management
Life Cycle Cost Analysis
Shared Parking Analysis
Due Diligence Reports
Design Build Services
Parking Equipment Specifications
Parking Graphics/Wayfinding Systems
LEED Accredited Professionals
Maintenance Manual Preparation
FIRM REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Incorporated in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Certificate of Authority, Engineering – Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, West Virginia Certificate of Authority, Architecture – Pennsylvania Minority Business Enterprise – Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York
* Timothy Haahs & Associates, Inc. (TimHaahs) is a Registered Corporation in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, which holds a Certificate of Authority to practice architectural services in the Commonwealth. Timothy Haahs, PE, AIA, is a Registered Architect in the State of Maryland. TimHaahs does not hold a Certificate of Authority to practice architecture in the state of Florida.
CLIENT Brandywine Realty Trust 555 East Lancaster Ave Suite 100 Radnor, PA 19087 P_610.325.5600 F_610.325.5622 EXECUTIVE ARCHITECT Cope Linder Architects 30 South 15th Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 P_215.918.0200 F_215.569.8651 DESIGN ARCHITECT Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects 1056 Chapel Street
Annapolis Towne Centre Parking Structures, Parole, MD
New Haven, CT 06510 P_203.777.2515 F_203.787.2856 STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING CONSULTANT Thornton Tomasetti 1617 JFK Boulevard Suite 545 Philadelphia, PA 19103 P_267.238.4000 F_267.238.4001 PARKING CONSULTANT Thornton Tomasetti 51 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10010 P_917.661.7800 F_917.661.7801
Cira South Parking Garage, Philadelphia, PA ÂŠ2007 PELLI CLARKE PELLI ARCHITECTS
Hamilton Square at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
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CIRA CENTRE SOUTH
Courthouse Center, Miami, FL Photo by Raul Pedroso / Solo
FACADE STUDY GARAGE OPTION 6
1111 Lincoln Road Parking Garage, Miami Beach, FL
SK-0013_22 DATE 28 SEPT 2007
FACADE STUDY_GARAGE OPTION 6
Miami Marlins Ballpark Garages, Miami, FL
CRDA Mixed-Use Parking Structure, Atlantic City, NJ
The drawings, specifications, ideas, designs and arrangements contained herein are and shall remain the property of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, and no part thereof shall be copied, disclosed to others or used in connection with any work or project other than the specific project for which they have been prepared and developed without the written consent of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects.
NJ Transit Ramsey Route 17 Station Garage, Ramsey, NJ
Valdosta State University Oak Street Garage, Valdosta, GA
Towson Town Center Garage Expansion, Towson, MD
DESIGN WITH PEOPLE IN MIND Parking is not about cars, it is about people. Parking is an essential resource that gets people to work, school, entertainment, and more â€“ their ultimate destination. TimHaahs understands the importance of considering parking early in the planning process. Parking provides the essential infrastructure to support development and convenient access for visitors and patrons.
Rahway Town Center Master Plan Receives Smart Growth Award From NJ Future Timothy Haahs & Associates, Inc. is honored to receive one of NJ Futureâ€™s Smart Growth Awards for the Rahway Town Center Master Plan project in Rahway, NJ, for the category of Town Center Revitalization Plan. These awards are comprised of a diverse group of innovative development and redevelopment projects located in cities, towns, and townships across New Jersey.
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Creating a Comfortable Patient Experience The integration of parking at a hospital should focus on creating a convenient, comfortable, and safe experience for patients. Critical elements to parking structure design for hospitals include the location of elevators, distance from the hospital, vehicle flow within and around the garage, and signage to minimize additional stress on its patrons.
Creating Community to Enhance Student Life Parking can be a unique strategy for enhancing community and providing opportunities for creating active and vibrant people places. Parking is a critical element for campus growth. The integration of mixed-use can bring a more comfortable pedestrian scale, while effectively utilizing limited space.
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Parking Solution Encouraging Transit Use TimHaahs understands the unique and complex issues associated with constructing near transit. It is critical to provide a safe and inviting atmosphere for commuters, residents, and visitors. Structured parking should consider and plan for the various transit elements, as well as redevelopment opportunities.
Not Just â€œBusiness as Usualâ€? Parking for corporate campuses or business districts should meet the needs of employees, in terms of safety, functionality, and convenience. Careful consideration of pedestrian connectivity, travel distances, and lighting will have a major impact on the satisfaction of employees utilizing the facility.
Effective Parking Solutions at ALL Levels of Government Parking for the government sector requires special consideration, and a challenging balance of accessibility and security. From high level security requirements at federal facilities to an accessible and attractive pedestrian, â€˜experienceâ€™, parking serving federal, state, and local facilities must consider the unique needs and considerations of government clients.
Creating Active and Vibrant Destinations Parking is a gateway, and plays a major role in decisions to visit a destination. Town centers and entertainment venues must meet the challenge of offering safe, convenient, and attractive parking options for users to keep them coming back again and again.
Asset Management Solutions to Enhance Life Cycle Parking structures are unique facilities, exposed to a range of harsh conditions. If not properly maintained, they can experience detrimental consequences. TimHaahs understands the value of our clientsâ€™ parking assets. We have significant experience performing asset management services from condition appraisals and restoration to the development of comprehensive maintenance programs.
Focus on Sustainable Strategies TimHaahs integrates sustainable design practices in our projects. We focus on shared-use analysis to maximize utilization and decrease the number of spaces to be constructed. We investigate energy efficiency and the application of renewable energy and lighting retrofits to decrease energy use. We work with our clients to capitalize on the environmental benefits of these design choices, as well as the economic rewards. TimHaahs is an active USGBC member, and 25% of our staff earned their LEED AP status. TimHaahs considers the environmental, economic, and social responsibilities to guide our clients through the complex issues involved in developing a sustainable project.
INTERNATIONAL Parking as a Global Challenge Geography, culture, and transportation choice vary widely by country, and each county and city shapes its own parking and transportation policies and trends. Parking infrastructure needs to interact with these trends and regulations, and respond to cultural norms and demands. Despite these broad differences, parking infrastructure is critical, especially in dense urban centers. Planning efficient, effective, and well-placed parking can influence our perception and experience of a place. TimHaahs has implemented parking solutions internationally, intentionally focused on creating dynamic people places and more sustainable communities.
What Cannot Be Measured Cannot Be Evaluated It is important to identify proactive parking solutions to serve the current and future parking needs of towns, cities, and communities. TimHaahs regularly performs supply and demand studies, feasibility studies, and operational studies for hospitals, higher education, municipalities, and private clients, to improve their campus or place of business.
THE PARKING CHALLENGE
utilizing effective parking strategies to create self-sustaining communities
How can we revitalize our cities, create “people places”, and reduce our environmental impact? Parking plays a vital role in the success and development of all areas from downtown urban neighborhoods to the suburbs. Sustainability at the community level – cities, towns, and suburbs – requires a major paradigm shift, a great leap of faith, and extension of our commitment to sustainable design, far beyond the walls of “green” design. As countries, states, and cities seek to reduce carbon emissions, we will be compelled to take a hard look at how we plan, develop, and construct our cities, our institutions, and our homes. The effective integration of parking is, and will continue to be, an extremely important piece of this strategy. TimHaahs has developed a “cellular” development model that incorporates the principles of New Urbanism, parking and sustainable design to create self-sustaining communities. The model provides a replicable framework that can be proactively utilized to transform new development as well as retrofit existing urban and suburban nodes. The model reduces auto dependency and the resultant congestion, pollution, carbon emissions, and commuting time; reduces the infrastructure required for parking to serve the community; and ultimately, creates walkable streets and healthier, livable, self-sustaining communities. For more information about this model, please contact TimHaahs.
CLIENT SATISFACTION Go the extra mile Return calls on the same day Keep clients and staff informed EMPLOYEE FULFILLMENT Respect each employee’s personal needs, as they respect the corporate purpose Keep employees motivated with necessary training, recognition, and rewards CORPORATE ACCOMPLISHMENT Enhance corporate image, not the individual Support charitable organizations and individuals, through time and financial assistance
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