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Since 1985, Renker Eich Parks Architects has been on the leading edge of architectural practice in Tampa Bay.

As its name suggests, Renker Eich Parks Architects (REP) was founded in 1985 by a trio of architects: Paul Renker, Gareth Eich and John Parks. These days, the firm is led by four managing principals: Sergio DeSanto, Paul C. Palmer, Harmon H. Haley and Richard M. Headland. REP focuses on clients in the private and public sectors, such as the School District of Pasco County, School District of Hillsborough County, New College of Florida, the City of St. Petersburg and the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg. REP is a certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) that concentrates not only on architecture, but also on urban planning and historic preservation. Some of its other clients include federal agencies and the Department of Defense.

Company Overview

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Renker Eich Parks Architects

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Renker Eich Parks (REP) is a full-service architecture and planning firm, specializing in education facilities, government facilities and historic preservation. REP advocates sustainable design as a best-practice approach to all projects, and it offers LEED project administration services. Our practice-centered values are supported by our team’s approach of strong service, which is organized to deliver leadership, experience and reliability through proper and effective communication. Not only does our team have extensive individual knowledge and experience with complex projects, but collectively as well. Our practice-center values coupled with our strong service approach enables REP to lead complex projects for our clients in the most effective and responsible manner. REP is the multi-dimensional firm that can tackle projects of nearly any kind.

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Renker Eich Parks Architects has provided architectural services for small residential to large facilities for county school boards, state universities, federal, state and local agencies.

Company Leadership

Sergio DeSanto

Managing Principal

Sergio DeSanto specializes in the design and construction of police stations, city halls, municipal buildings, university buildings, public schools and corporate interiors, to name a few. He is highly skilled at design build, construction management, schematic design, design development, construction documents and 3D modeling. Mr. DeSanto also possesses expertise in permit drawings and feasibility studies.

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