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R.A. Smith National’s Steve Miazga Named to International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Committee

by Lindsie Nelson 26. March 2014 03:49

R.A. Smith National’s Steve Miazga, CDP, business development manager, has been appointed by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) to a three-year term for the Certified Development, Design and Construction Professionals (CDP) Admissions and Governing Committee. The committee’s role is to support all ICSC certifications, and specifically, support and develop a long-term vision for enhancing and expanding the CDP certification within the global retail real estate industry. 

The CDP credential recognizes those who have demonstrated a high level of competency in their specialty through professional work experience and the completion of a half-day written examination in areas that include pre-development, design, construction/construction management, retail store planning, tenant coordination, codes/rules and regulations, project cost management and legal/insurance/ethics.

Miazga served as chair for the ICSC 2013 CenterBuild Conference and co-chair for the 2012 conference. As business development manager at R.A. Smith National, Miazga’s responsibilities include corporate business development planning and implementation, strategic alliances and new market development in the public and private sectors. He has a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering with an emphasis on transportation and land development planning from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Miazga lives in Pewaukee, Wis.

Luke Haas Joins R.A. Smith National as Landscape Architect

by Lindsie Nelson 17. March 2014 04:34

Luke Haas has joined R.A. Smith National – a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm – Brookfield, Wis., as a landscape architect.  

Haas has completed landscape design and site planning projects for residential and commercial developments, lifestyle centers, courtyards/plazas and community parks. He has worked on projects throughout Wisconsin including Millennium Park Lifestyle Center in Bellevue; Coonen Neighborhood Park in Combined Locks; Falk Corporation Memorial in Milwaukee; Falls Distribution Center in Menomonee Falls; Prairie Lakes Development in Sun Prairie; and numerous residential projects. 

Haas holds a bachelor of science in landscape architecture from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a registered landscape architect in the state of Wisconsin. He will be collaborating with other landscape architects, civil engineers, ecologists and 3D visualization specialists at R.A. Smith National.

Haas currently resides in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.  

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