ABOUT US

Sugar Associates is a woman-owned full-service professional design firm that provides interior architectural design, interior design, space programming, space planning and facility planning services to landlords, tenants, healthcare institutions, assisted living, CCRC's, ASC's, financial, hospitality, food service, retail, religious and corporate clients. We infuse the interiors we design with sustainability principles to be good corporate citizens and to make working life healthier for those who work within.

We are MBE/WBE/WOSB - Certified Woman-Owned Small Business and Minority Business Enterprise.

We are much more than a conventional interior design firm. We perform the work of facilities planners to assist organizations, sometimes as extensions of their facilities departments, to achieve strategic business goals for function, production, growth, diversification and appearance.

Karen G. SugarKaren G. Sugar, principal of the firm, has been an award-winning interior designer for over forty years. She is a certified interior designer, CID, accredited through NCIDQ. As a LEED AP, accredited professional in Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design, she has designed LEED-Gold and Silver "green" interiors for over a decade. And she is the only interior designer in the mid-Atlantic region who is a CFM certified facility manager through IFMA International Facility Managers Association, with the knowledge and experience to know how to design interior spaces that are aesthetically pleasing, functionally sound, which provide excellent return on investment (ROI) and can withstand the use and abuse that employees, visitors and housekeeping can give a commercial space.

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