Brad Kingsley recognized as Northwest Arkansas Business Journal 2020 ‘Forty Under 40’
We are proud to celebrate Brad Kingsley, Principal of our Northwest Arkansas office, for his induction to the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal’s 2020 ‘Forty Under 40’ class.
Brad is a Kansas native and earned his architecture degree from Kansas State University. He spent the first few years of his professional career in Kansas City before moving to New York to attend Columbia University. Brad received his Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design in 2010 and returned to Kansas City in 2013.
Brad’s arrival to Hufft in 2015 coincided with the firm’s work expanding to Northwest Arkansas. Charged with leading a major project in Bentonville, he spent a lot of time that year commuting back and forth to Kansas City. Given the relationships he had developed and his knowledge of the growing region, Brad was the most natural fit to lead Hufft’s Bentonville office when it opened in 2016.
In the 5 years he’s been at Hufft, Brad has led the design and management of nearly $150 million in construction projects in Northwest Arkansas, including 8th Street Market, Thaden Fieldhouse and Blakest., all community-focused hospitality projects located in Bentonville.
“We want to do meaningful work that’s meaningful to the community, and meaningful to the people who use the buildings,” Brad shared.
Brad’s ability to develop authentic relationships and deliver a high level of service has been essential in growing Hufft’s work with the University of Arkansas, too. This summer, Hufft began design work for the University’s Institute for Integrative and Innovative Research, an $89 million research facility that is being designed in collaboration with Boston-based HGA, an award-winning lab and research facility design firm.
We are incredibly grateful to Brad for his leadership at Hufft and in the Northwest Arkansas community. Congratulations, Brad – this honor is well-deserved!