Architecture Firm Succession Planning

Do you have a plan for “exiting” your firm when you retire? For many sole practitioners, the firm slowly winds down as they go into semi-retirement. But is that the way it needs to be? Today we talk with Lisa Henry, principal at Greenway Group, about ownership succession planning and ownership transition for architecture firms.

In this episode we discuss one firm that practically imploded due to the lack of an ownership transition plan. Don’t let this happen to you.

We also discuss what architects can do to take a leadership role in the design process. What is the fine line between taking marching orders from the client and overstepping our bounds as our client’s advisor? Find out in this episode of Business of Architecture.

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