Lappas + Havener Is Now Surface 678

September 2013

Lappas + Havener has rebranded as “Surface 678″ to reflect our firm’s established expertise in creating iconic landscapes throughout the southeastern United States – specifically horticulture temperature zones six, seven and eight. The timing of the new name coincides with three milestones for the firm: Surface 678 is celebrating its 20th anniversary; one of the firm’s Read More…

Lappas + Havener Selected By City of Raleigh to Redesign Pedestrian Malls

September 2013

Lappas + Havener has been hired by the City of Raleigh to redesign two downtown pedestrian malls to make them more engaging for downtown workers and patrons. The firm has been tasked with “place making” environments around Raleigh’s Exchange and Market plazas to boost pedestrian traffic, and to encourage local restaurants and retail shops to extend their Read More…

Lappas + Havener Names Eric Davis A Senior Partner

July 2013

Lappas + Havener has named Eric Davis a senior partner. Davis succeeds Lappas + Havener co-founder Bob Lappas, who announced his retirement after 32 years at the firm, in December 2012. Davis’ joins co-founder Walt Havener as a senior partner. Davis and Havener will oversee the firm’s growth and business strategy. Davis initially joined Lappas + Havener Read More…