2000s

2000

After years of declining market share in regional tourism, the community of Owensboro begins revitalization of their riverfront. This project is viewed as a catalyst for downtown redevelopment and results in a world-class riverfront destination.

2001

EDSA recognizes the opportunity to expand into the burgeoning China marketplace. Establishing a design office in Beijing, EDSA Orient quickly becomes a recognized leader in Asia. This cultural venture provides for cross-cultural exchange of people and design philosophies.

2004

EDSA strengthens its strategic positioning with the opening of the Baltimore, Maryland office. The EDSA Design book is published as a window to the firm’s influence on global real estate development.

2007

Reflective of a societal eagerness to reconnect with education, nature, and world culture, EDSA begins design of the Al Ain Wildlife Park & Resort in the United Arab Emirates. The world-class leisure, learning and living destination is developed as an integrated, environmentally and commercially sustainable “desert of the world” themed resort community.