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Project Experience

Mr. Atkins’ experience includes both design and construction, and it spans a broad spectrum of project types. Early in his career, as a contractor, he was Construction Manager Adviser on Discovery ‘76, a solar energy research facility for the University of Texas at Arlington. As an architect, his service experience has ranged from Designer and Draftsman to Project Manager, Construction Contract Administrator, and Principal-in-Charge.


He created and directed the Construction Services Group at HKS Architects that included Lender Representation and Forensic Investigation services in addition to basic architectural Construction Contract Administration. The group consisted primarily of registered architects who assumed lead management responsibilities during the construction phase.


The projects listed below are included in the $23+ Billion of in-place construction that comprise Mr. Atkins’ architectural and construction experience.


DFW Airport – Terminal B Pier Extension, DFW Airport, TX
DFW Airport – Terminal D, DFW Airport, TX
DFW Airport – Concession Improvements, DFW Airport, TX
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority – Airside Renovations, Orlando, FL


Banc Texas, Carrollton, TX
Capital National Bank, Austin, TX
Commercial National Bank, Shreveport, LA
Farm Credit Banks, Austin, TX
Federal Home Loan Bank
Momentum Place, Dallas, TX (now Comerica Bank Tower)

Conference/Convention Centers

Atlantis Resort Conference Center, Paradise Island, Bahamas

Dallas Convention Center Expansion, Dallas, TX (now Kay Bailey Hutchison)

Disney’s Boardwalk Conference Center, Orlando, FL

Four Seasons Hotel & Conference Center, Irving, TX

Garland ISD Curtis Culwell Center, Irving, TX

MGM/Mirage City Center Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV

Criminal Justice/Government

Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin, TX

Celebration Town Center, Celebration, FL

FAA Southwest Regional Headquarters, Fort Worth, TX

Federal Bureau of Prisons, Low, Medium, & High Security Prisons, Beaumont, TX

Orlando City Hall, Orlando, FL

US Census Bureau Headquarters, Suitland, MD


Birdville Independent School District – multiple venues, North Richland Hills, TX
Dallas County – Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences, Dallas, TX
Southern Methodist University – Cox School of Business, Dallas, TX
Texas A&M University – Large Animal Teaching Hospital, College Station, TX
Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX
USAA Data Center, San Antonio, TX


Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas
Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX
Disney's Boardwalk Resort, Orlando, FL
MGM/Mirage City Center Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Sea World Penguin House, San Antonio, TX
Universal Orlando Resort – Seuss Landing, Islands of Adventure, Orlando, FL


Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
HealthPark Medical Center, Ft. Meyers, FL
Memorial Hospital West, Pembroke Pines, FL
Roseville Hospital, Roseville, CA
St. John’s Regional Medical Center, Oxnard, CA
University of North Carolina – Children’s Hospital and Women’s Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC


Atlantis Resort Hotel, Paradise Island, Bahamas
Disney – Boardwalk Hotel, Orlando, FL
Four Seasons Hotel & Residences – Denver, CO
Las Ventanas al Paraiso, Los Cabos, Mexico
MGM City Center – Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Park Tower Hotel and Condominiums, Chicago, IL


Bank of America Corporate Center, Charlotte, NC (formerly NCNB Corp. Ctr.)
First Bank Place, Minneapolis, MN
Frost Bank Tower, Austin, TX
Market/New Montgomery Plaza, San Francisco, CA
Ten Thousand North Central, Dallas, TX
Walnut Glen Office Tower, Dallas, TX


1000 North Water Street Parking, Milwaukee, WI
DFW Terminal B Replacement Garage, DFW Airport, TX
JC Penney Corporate Headquarters Parking, Plano, TX
Sarasota County Parking Garage, Sarasota, FL
Stemmons Place Parking Garage, Dallas, TX
The Century Parking Garage, Los Angeles, CA


Campus Crusade for Christ Headquarters, Orlando, FL

DFW Airport Interfaith Chapel, Terminal D, DFW Airport, TX

First Baptist Church, Richardson, TX

St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Dallas, TX


1901 Van Ness Condominiums, San Francisco, CA
Four Seasons Hotel & Residences, Denver, CO
Roney Palace, Miami Beach, FL
The Century, Los Angeles, CA
The Warrington, Dallas, TX
Victory W Hotel and Residences, Dallas, TX


Desert Fashion Plaza, Palm Springs, CA
DFW Concession Improvements, DFW Airport, TX
Disney Celebration Town Center, Celebration, FL
JC Penney – Ridgmar Mall, Ft. Worth, TX
MGM/Mirage City Center Retail, Las Vegas, NV
Sundance East Retail Development, Fort Worth, TX


Chicago White Sox – Stadium Renovations, Chicago, IL (now Guaranteed Rate Field)
Dallas Cowboys – AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
Dell Diamond Ballpark, Round Rock, TX
LA Dodgers – Stadium Renovations, Los Angeles, CA
Milwaukee Brewers – Miller Park, Milwaukee, WI
Texas Rangers Baseball Stadium, Arlington, TX (now Globe Life Park)

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