(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) – Tom Hoch Design – the club design-build firm with 45-plus years of creating award-winning, revenue-enhancing spaces worldwide – has retained Buffalo Communications (“Buffalo”) for media relations and communications.
Buffalo will work across a wide variety of media channels to generate coverage about Tom Hoch Design’s storied history, innovative “revenue-based design” model, and unique design-build capability. The communications program targets print, online and broadcast outlets for placements of feature stories, expert quotes and photo-essays promoting the Tom Hoch Design brand.
“Tom Hoch Design continues to meet the challenges of today’s club industry and the ever changing needs of memberships,” says Tom Hoch, President of Tom Hoch Design. “This is achieved through a proprietary design model encompassing branding, operationally-based programming and space planning, emotionally connective interior design, project budgeting, and a thorough design cost-benefit analysis.”
“Tom Hoch Design is one of the most trusted names in the club business,” says Rich Katz, Managing Director of Buffalo. “Further elevating the company’s profile and market position will cause even more facility owners and operators to take advantage of the smart, creative, functional and stylish clubhouses, hotels, restaurants and spas that place Tom Hoch Design in a class by itself.”
In the golf, resort and hotel industries, Tom Hoch Design is retained by leading brands such as The Ritz-Carlton Club, Marriott, Honours Golf, Landmark Land Company and Southworth Development to design and/or create amenities and revenue centers that complement exterior architecture and are fully-integrated into the site’s masterplan.
Recent U.S. and internationally-based projects include: The Members’ Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota (Florida); Farm Links Golf Club (Alabama); Renaissance Golf Club (Massachusetts); TPC Valencia (California); and the Tulsa Country Club (Oklahoma); several projects with Troon Golf; Apes Hill Club (Barbados); The Abaco Club (Bahamas); and The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain (Arizona).
Unique to the club industry, the Tom Hoch team possesses top-of-the-line talent and expertise necessary to conceive, program, design, detail, budget and outfit a club in a successful manner. These comprehensive services enable Tom Hoch Design’s clientele to have access to a seamlessly integrated design and build process that fulfills design visions and meets budgets.
For more information: www.tomhoch.com, 405.524.0505.
About Tom Hoch Design
Founded in 1963 in Oklahoma City by Tom (senior) and Joanne Hoch, Tom Hoch Design is a design-build firm specializing in club, resort, hotel, restaurant and recreational spaces, and a recognized worldwide leader for delivering exceptional results on schedule and within budget. It has created many of the most memorable, engaging and functional spaces in the golf, hospitality and leisure industries, including award-winning, revenue-bolstering projects for leading luxury brands.
Tom Hoch Design has revolutionized the category via its “revenue-based design” model, a programming, space planning, brand-based process for revenue generating spaces, such as food and beverage, fitness and spa operations, and retail-driven spaces such as golf shops. The revenue-based design model can be applied to new construction, and is particularly effective with cost-sensitive remodeling projects. It is scalable and can be utilized with any size space in a wide variety of industries (golf, restaurant, hotel, spa, recreational clubs and more).
Superior views, balanced site lines, privacy, energy, operational efficiency with optimal staffing, exceptional luxury and increased profits are central to Tom Hoch Design delivering a signature, custom interior space that is the lifestyle centerpiece of clubs and communities. These inviting, comfortable and stunning gathering places are powerful marketing tools for owners, developers, membership directors and real-estate agents. Styles range from classic and neo-classic to contemporary and progressive.
Contracted design work is completed onsite in Tom Hoch Design’s 30,000 square-foot studio, a unique position in the category that leads to increased efficiencies and overall quality. An “American Craftsman” operation, projects are designed and built by highly skilled artisans, carpenters and designers, and installed by an in-house team with minimal outsourcing. Tom Hoch Design employs “green building” techniques and practices to deliver spaces and products which are environmentally sensitive.
About Buffalo Communications
Vienna, VA-based Buffalo Communications is a golf-lifestyle public relations, branding and marketing-communications firm with upscale clients in golf, lifestyle, travel, real estate and fashion. Buffalo employs its extensive, longstanding and tight network of media contacts to raise clients’ awareness, popularity and revenues. Associated Press, Esquire, Forbes, ESPN, Golf Digest, GOLF Magazine, InStyle, NBC “Today Show,” New York Times, Oprah Magazine, Robb Report, Self, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal are some outlets featuring Buffalo clients. They include Cybex, ECCO, Golf Town, Half Moon Bay Golf Links, Kauai Visitors Bureau (golf co-op), Mission Hills Golf Club (Shenzhen, China), the Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks and St. Joe Company.
For more information: www.buffalocommunications.com, 703.761.1444.
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