Welcome to Team Vargas, Rob!
Robert Seymour has joined Vargas Associates as a Project Manager. He received his BFA degree in Industrial Design from Rochester Institute of Technology. We’re excited to have you on our team.
Congratulations to Sweet Home Central School District
Congratulations to Sweet Home Central School District on their new Transportation Center. We were happy to provide a cost saving solution on the procurement of your new FF&E.
Vargas Associates Announces New Hire
Vargas Associates is excited to announce Aleksandra Sprague has joined our firm! Aleksandra is a 2020 graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology and looks forward to serving our clients as an Interior Designer and Relocation Manager. Welcome to the team!
Vargas Associates Discusses: Getting more people in the workplace with Buffalo Business First
Founder & President Christine Vargas discusses with Buffalo Business First Top of mind as 2021 begins: Getting more people back in the workplace. She shares some of the ways that we are helping our clients plan safe spaces for staff to return to work. If you missed the article by Patrick Connelly, Buffalo Business […]
Vargas Associates Gives Back During Holiday Season
Each year Vargas Associates is humbled to adopt a family from the Willow Domestic Violence Center of Greater Rochester to shower with Christmas gifts during what can be a difficult time for many. To learn more about how you can get involved with this incredible organization not just during the holidays, but throughout the […]
Vargas Associates Discusses How Business Leaders Can Help Keep Staff Safe During COVID-19
Christine Vargas, President and Founder of Vargas Associates, appeared on WROC Channel 8 to discuss how to safely reopen office spaces during COVID-19. Vargas emphasized the importance of space planning to reduce that transition of germs as well as brainstorming new solutions for high-touch surfaces. Find the whole video and article here: http://bit.ly/39B3Nzq Christine […]
Vargas Associates Gives Back
The need is greater this year more than ever to give back to our community. At Vargas Associates we’re grateful to once again support the Small Business Council of Rochester Cares Thanksgiving Appeal, an event that provides Thanksgiving food boxes to families in need. Visit rochestersbc.com/events to find out how you can get involved with this annual event.
Vargas Associates Awarded Excellence in Construction & Real Estate for Interior Design
Vargas Associates was awarded Excellence in Construction & Real Estate for Interior Design by the Rochester Business Journal. To learn more about Vargas Associates interior design services, click here.
Christine Vargas Featured on WROC-TV Be Inspired
Chistine Vargas, President and Founder of Vargas Associates, was featured on Be Inspired, a segment on WROC-TV highlighting local business leaders. Vargas talks about the company’s humble beginnings, what it means to be a woman-owned business, and how COVID-19 inspired the company to give back. Watch the whole interview here.
Vargas Associates Discusses COVID-19 with Rochester Business Journal
Did you catch our very own Founder & President Christine Vargas in your copy of the Rochester Business Journal last week? She discussed the ways that we are helping our clients plan safe spaces for staff to return to work. If you missed it, check out Andrea Deckert‘s piece on page 24! Click Here.
The Commissary Opens in Rochester for Aspiring Food Entrepreneurs
Vargas Associates is proud to have assisted with our Facilities Project Management services, helping The Commissary with the day to day challenges that arise during any construction project. The Commissary is this area’s only kitchen incubator and will support aspiring food business entrepreneurs by providing a commercial, licensed kitchen facility to test, prepare, market, […]
Vargas Associates Discusses Workplace Density with Rochester Business Journal
Vargas Associates featured in a recent publication of Rochester Business Journal. Reducing workplace density a must as offices begin to open. To view the article, Click Here.
Vargas Associates – Amherst Chamber Commerce host WEBMINAR for Members
In conjunction with the Amherst Chamber of Commerce, Vargas Associates hosted a WEBINAR for its members. Christine Vargas, president and founder of Vargas Associates, provided attendees with helpful information regarding Workplace After COVID-19: Redesigning Your Space. Interested in viewing the WEBINAR presentation, please contact Vargas Associates by clicking here. or call us at 585.730.8260.
Vargas Associates – ConEx’s Lunch and Learn
In conjunction with the Construction Exchange of Buffalo & WNY, Vargas Associates hosted a lunch and learn event at the Park Country Club Williamsville, NY. Christine Vargas, president and founder of Vargas Associates, provided attendees with helpful data-driven tips to support the relocation planning process and ensure quick vacancy/re-occupation of space within a conservative timeframe. […]
New office space accentuates offerings of Vargas Associates!
We’re so proud of our new space and the opportunity we now have to walk our clients through a very thoughtful design process as we create their space. Please refer to the recent Rochester Business Journal article for more information on how the new space accentuates some of the offerings at Vargas Associates.
Congratulations to our partners at Passero Associates!
Congratulations, to our partners at Passero Associates on their well-deserved Engineering Award for their work on the Henrietta Public Library earlier this year! It was a pleasure to work alongside Passero Associates on this beautiful project.
Vargas Associates Celebrates Renovation!
At Vargas Associates, we celebrated our renovation with a ribbon cutting that brought together clients, partners and friends. We are grateful to those who came out, and who have been a part of our continued growth over the last 15 years! Thank you!
Vargas Associates Attends Golisano Children’s Hospital Ball
Supporting Golisano Children’s Hospital at this year’s Gala. Thank you Golisano Children’s Hospital for your continued excellence in Pediatric Care!
Vargas Associates attends NYS School Facilities Managers Conference
This week, Fina Santiago and Jennifer Wozniak attended the NYS School Facilities Managers’ “Mentorship: Give to Grow” Annual Conference and Expo in Saratoga, NY. Thank you to everyone who stopped by our booth!
Vargas Associates Featured in Buffalo Business First
Vargas Associates was recently featured in the 2019 Buffalo Business First Showcase for their work in transitioning and transforming Buffalo area businesses. Some projects highlighted in the piece include ACV Auctions, Tactiva Therapeutics, and DeGraff Memorial Hospital.
Vargas Associates Announces New Hire
Vargas Associates announces that Allie Howard has been hired as an interior designer. Allie received her B.S. in Interior Design at Harding University in 2017 and previously served two years as a commercial interior designer in the Chattanooga, Tennessee area.
Allendale Columbia Junior Shadows Vargas Associates Team
At Vargas Associates, we welcome Allendale Columbia School junior Myles Wilson this week as he shadows our team at some of our current projects. Yesterday, he visited the site of the Monroe County Economic Development renovations at City place with our interior designer, Jennets Tho, and project GC DiMarco Group. Congratulations to project architect […]
AIA Rochester Design Awards Gala
We had a wonderful evening on Friday celebrating the outstanding work of some of our partners and friends at the 2019 AIA Rochester Design Awards Gala. Congratulations to all of the winners on your excellent work this year!
Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Procurement Fair
We were honored to join some of our fellow WBEs last week at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Procurement Fair. Thank you to everyone who stopped by our booth to chat with President Christine Vargas!
Thank You to our ASBO Friends
“Thank you to all of our ASBO friends who visited Elizabeth Szot and Fina Santiago at the Association of School Business Officials of New York Education Summit! With this year’s theme of “building bridges”, we had a wonderful week connecting with school business officials from all over the state.”
Rochester Heart Walk and Run Campaign
A couple members of our team had the privilege to participate in the annual American Heart Association Heart Walk and Run in Rochester. We were honored to be a part of the fight against heart disease and stroke.
Vargas Associates Celebrates
Today at Vargas Associates we celebrate 15 wonderful years of business! Thank you to our clients, colleagues and suppliers who have been a part of this journey. We wouldn’t be here without you! Today and everyday, we honor you!
Join us in thanking our team of Relocation Managers!
Thank you to our team of Relocation Managers with the assisting of a record ten Rochester City School District locations. Well done! It’s been a long summer and you have really shown your strength and perseverance. Thank you!
Join us in welcoming Christie Lawrence, Our Rochester Office New Business Operations Manager!
Christie, as our Rochester Office Business Operations Manager, comes to us with 15 years of experience as the Director of Marketing for Common Group, Inc. and earned a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from the University of Tennessee. We’re excited to have you, Christie!
Vargas Associates, Exhibits at NYSASBO Conference!
Vargas Associates was a gold sponsor at the New York State Association of School Board Officials. CEO, Christine Vargas attended to discuss the benefits of using an experienced move manager to save time, money and stress on complex school moves. Attendees were offered a free copy of the company’s newest booklet, “The Top 6 Reasons […]
Rochester Heart Walk and Run Campaign
Congratulations Julie Ferrari, Our Newest Interior Designer!
Julie Ferrari has recently joined the Interior Design team at Vargas Associates. Prior to the acceptance of her full-time offer, Julie had been working at Bergmann Associates as a Project Interior Designer. She received her B.S. degree in Interior Design from Mount Ida College, and is NCIDQ Certified.
Medical Lab Moves Continue at UB
Medical lab moves continue at the University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Finalists for Business Person of the Year awards Announced
Finalists for Business Person of the Year awards announced The finalists in the “less than 50 employees” category are: Justin Hamilton and Chris Stern of Hamilton Stern Construction; Dave Perotto of Bartolomeo & Perotto Funeral Home Inc.; Traci Adolph of Samson Fuel; Ellen Brenner and David Boutillier of Fleet Feet Sports; and Christine Vargas of […]
Vargas Associates opens office on Medical Campus
Vargas Associates opens office on Medical Campus Rochester-based Vargas Associates has opened an office in the Thomas R. Beecher Innovation Center on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus to support the growth of facilities project management, interior design and relocation management, with some of its work based on the campus. The company is working with John […]