Commercial Interior Design That Creates A Return on Investment.

Mary Cook Associates (MCA) is a national, award-winning commercial interior design firm acclaimed for work that yields measurable returns for demanding and successful owners and developers of real estate.

MCA-The Art & Science of Model Home Merchandising-2

The Art & Science of Model Home Merchandising

04.24.2019 \ Mary Cook

Creating model homes for imaginary clients sounds like a dream job.  That’s what people tell us when we explain the strategy behind model home merchandising, while the professionals we work with insist we get to do the “fun stuff.” While we love what we do, it’s just...

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It’s Time for A New Take on Commercial Interior Design Trends

03.20.2019 \ Mary Cook

Identifying business trends is important in every field; it allows companies to stay up-to-date, competitive and relevant. We’ve found it spurs innovation, too, as we consider how to offer products and services that are original, inventive and more effective than...

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Psychographics: The New Psychology of Commercial Real Estate

01.31.2019 \ Mary Cook

Rent competition, underused amenities, iffy conversion rates…these are just a few of the issues builders and developers face in today’s high-stakes housing, hospitality and office markets.  It’s tough to turn a profit in this era where every cent counts. As commercial...

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Style + Substance: Interior Design Trends for Spring

04.09.2018 \ Mary Cook

This season, design is all about harmony. Springtime simplicity flawlessly intermingles with bursts of color, shapes, and textures. Discover styles that spark creativity and inspire serenity as experts from Mary Cook & Associates shine light on five main interior...

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3 Reasons to Hire a Commercial Interior Designer

01.25.2018 \ Mary Cook

Have you ever walked into a restaurant or store and walked right out again?  Nothing engaged you—or as commercial interior designers say—converted you to a customer. The same holds true in multifamily buildings, where potential residents walk into lobbies or model...

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Multifamily Trends that Lead to Return on Environment

12.12.2017 \ Mary Cook

It’s no news that the multifamily market has enjoyed rapid growth in recent years. But with a glut of product in some areas of the country and demand expected to be more moderate in 2018, home builders and developers will be pressed to initiate and execute more...

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