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Minneapolis, MN

Ed Wilms

AIA

Expertise

  • Architecture
  • Hospitality
  • Retail/Mixed-Use
  • Principal
Ed Wilms
  • Principal
"I love that my job is different every day. Each day brings a new design problem and I love being able to work it out with the most talented group of professionals. Each project truly is a team effort."

Ed is DLR Group’s North Central Hospitality Sector Leader and the firm's expert for hospitality, gaming and entertainment design. He empowers teams to develop design solutions that maintain over time. Ed understands the importance of engaging stakeholders in a highly collaborative design process to produce captivating spaces enhance the guest experience and build brand loyalty. His strong leadership and guidance creates an open and effective project team to accomplish the clients’ vision.

Ed is instrumental in DLR Group's ongoing design for expansion and renovations at the Mall of America including the JW Marriott Minneapolis. He works closely with Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood and boutique brands.

"I have learned so much from Ed Wilms. He listens, actually listens, to his clients. Watching him, I have come to understand that when you master the trait of listening everything else will fall in line to deliver what our clients desire." – DLR Group Principal Staci Patton