Grant Wickard, AIA

Associate
Baylor University / University of Texas at Arlington

Grant Wickard is an Associate with GFF, Inc

Grant started at GFF in 2003 and now has nearly 12 years of experience in the area of retail and shopping center development. His strengths include the planning of medium to large scale mixed use projects, retail power and lifestyle centers, and multi-family residential components of these project types. He has also been involved in the construction of numerous speculative retail buildings throughout the metroplex including ground up construction and building renovation. He strives to insert a degree of personality and excitement into each project during his day-to-day communication with developers, city officials, contractors and leasing brokers.

Grant received his Bachelors of Art in Architecture from Baylor University as part of a cooperative program with Washington University in St. Louis, and later earned his Masters of Architecture from University of Texas at Arlington in 2008. Grant achieved his architectural license in 2010 and is active in the local chapter of the AIA. He was a graduate of the AIA Dallas 2010 Emerging Leaders Program, and served as a Co-chair of the 2011 Emerging Leaders Program. He also participates in ICSC, Emerging Professionals Group of the USGBC North Texas Chapter, and seasonal charities for Children’s Medical Center and Parkland Hospital.

Form Follows Fitness 5k

This year GFF had over 30 participants in the For Follows Fitness 5k which benefits the Dallas Center for Architecture. The 5K runs through Uptown, The Arts District, and Downtown. This area showcases some of the best architecture in the nation! The 2015 event raised over $75,000 for the Dallas Center for Architecture with 2,000…

Portrait of a GFFer: Grant Wickard

Meet Grant Wickard. Grant has been with GFF since 2003 with only 18 current employees starting before that time. He went to Baylor for undergrad and studied Architecture as a cooperative program with Wash U in St. Louis. He later finished graduate school at UTA. When he’s not working, you can find him spending time with his…

The Pet Post

Young and old, mix or pure, here at GFF we love our animals! We prefer our water-cooler talk to be about our beloved fur babies rather than who was voted off the island. Our pets are our children and like all parents we like to show and tell!

GFF Halloween Through the Years

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The Grants : School Pride Day

How many Grants do you see? Because the beginning of football season is our favorite time of the year, Clare convinced us to wear our colors to work today. Here is how our office breaks down: 15 – Texas 12 – Kansas 12 – UT-Arlington 11 – Texas Tech 10 – Texas A&M 08 –…

On My Own Time 2012

In conjunction with the firm’s 30th anniversary, GFF was looking for ways to not only reminisce over the imprint we’ve had on the region over the years with our work, but also to celebrate the creativity and artistic passions of our wonderful employees. The North Texas Business Council for the Arts’ “On My Own Time”…