The future will be here before we know it.

Our expectations of designed environments are evolving, people are migrating, and we’re rethinking how our spaces connect to the world. Conscientious land planning is essential to successful communities, and it comes from powerful ideas.

It’s up to us as intelligent planners to create spaces that are sustainable, valuable, and respectful to neighbors and nature. That’s why our partners look to Charlan Brock Architects as thought leaders in urban planning and design.


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Charlan Brock Architects Announces New Organizational Structure

CBADec 5, 20225 min read
Charlan Brock Architects Announces New Organizational Structure

MAITLAND, FL, December 5, 2022 – Since its inception, Charlan Brock Architects has been led by the duo of Butch Charlan, AIA, and Gary Brock, AIA. The pair established the company in 1981, growing it into a preeminent architectural firm…

Charlan Brock Architects Recognized by Orlando Business Journal Among 2022’s Fast 50

CBASep 8, 20222 min read
Charlan Brock Architects Recognized by Orlando Business Journal Among 2022’s Fast 50

MAITLAND, FL, September 8, 2022 – Charlan Brock Architects (CBA) was recently named to the Orlando Business Journal’s 2022 Fast 50, recognizing the fastest-growing companies headquartered in Central Florida. The annual list recognizes 50 private companies headquartered Orange, Seminole, Osceola,…

Arbors at Maitland Summit Sells For Record-Breaking $177.5 Million.

CBAMar 18, 20222 min read
Arbors at Maitland Summit Sells For Record-Breaking $177.5 Million.

The Arbors at Maitland Summit, a 663-unit luxury multifamily property we designed, recently sold for a record-breaking $177.5 million. That equates to $265,722 per unit, making it Orange County’s most expensive multifamily sale. Previously, the property sold for $102 million…

Opening of The Lodge at Hamlin Augmented with $89.8 Million Property Sale.

CBAJan 5, 20221 min read
Opening of The Lodge at Hamlin Augmented with $89.8 Million Property Sale.

We’re excited to report the opening of The Lodge at Hamlin, a new 250-unit garden-style development in Central Florida’s rapidly growing Horizon West region. The Lodge is another truly successful partnership with the team at Boyd Development, and is a…

Architects Design Spaces That Bring Students Together, While Also Giving Them Room to Breathe

CBAMar 20, 20213 min read
Architects Design Spaces That Bring Students Together, While Also Giving Them Room to Breathe

This is an excerpt from a Student Housing Business article, which can be read in full at StudentHousingBusiness.com. The team at Charlan Brock Architects has not only been busy in the University of Florida market, it has also been fulfilling…

Charlan Brock Architects Promotes Six Team Members to Associate

CBAJan 19, 20212 min read
Charlan Brock Architects Promotes Six Team Members to Associate

MAITLAND, FL, January 19, 2021 – Following a year that has felt anything but normal, business operations have continued – and in a big way – for the team at Charlan Brock Architects. Following the firm’s most recent partner meeting,…

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Charlan Brock Architects Announces New Organizational Structure

MAITLAND, FL, December 5, 2022 – Since its inception, Charlan Brock Architects has been led by the duo of Butch Charlan, AIA, and Gary Brock, AIA. The pair established the…

Charlan Brock Architects Recognized by Orlando Business Journal Among 2022’s Fast 50

MAITLAND, FL, September 8, 2022 – Charlan Brock Architects (CBA) was recently named to the Orlando Business Journal’s 2022 Fast 50, recognizing the fastest-growing companies headquartered in Central Florida. The…

Arbors at Maitland Summit Sells For Record-Breaking $177.5 Million.

The Arbors at Maitland Summit, a 663-unit luxury multifamily property we designed, recently sold for a record-breaking $177.5 million. That equates to $265,722 per unit, making it Orange County’s most…

Opening of The Lodge at Hamlin Augmented with $89.8 Million Property Sale.

We’re excited to report the opening of The Lodge at Hamlin, a new 250-unit garden-style development in Central Florida’s rapidly growing Horizon West region. The Lodge is another truly successful…

// Insights

Charlan Brock Architects Announces New Organizational Structure

Charlan Brock Architects Announces New Organizational Structure

MAITLAND, FL, December 5, 2022 – Since its inception, Charlan Brock Architects has been led by…

Charlan Brock Architects Recognized by Orlando Business Journal Among 2022’s Fast 50

Charlan Brock Architects Recognized by Orlando Business Journal Among 2022’s Fast 50

MAITLAND, FL, September 8, 2022 – Charlan Brock Architects (CBA) was recently named to the Orlando…

Arbors at Maitland Summit Sells For Record-Breaking $177.5 Million.

Arbors at Maitland Summit Sells For Record-Breaking $177.5 Million.

The Arbors at Maitland Summit, a 663-unit luxury multifamily property we designed, recently sold for a…

// Insights

Charlan Brock Architects Announces New Organizational Structure

Charlan Brock Architects Announces New Organizational Structure

MAITLAND, FL, December 5, 2022 – Since its inception, Charlan Brock Architects has been led by the duo of Butch Charlan, AIA, and Gary Brock, AIA. The pair established the company in 1981, growing it into a preeminent architectural firm in Florida and the Southeast. Having recently celebrated CBA’s 40th anniversary, Butch and Gary decided it was time to shift the leadership into new hands. Therefore, CBA Is excited to announce a new organizational structure as the company moves into…

Charlan Brock Architects Recognized by Orlando Business Journal Among 2022’s Fast 50

Charlan Brock Architects Recognized by Orlando Business Journal Among 2022’s Fast 50

MAITLAND, FL, September 8, 2022 – Charlan Brock Architects (CBA) was recently named to the Orlando Business Journal’s 2022 Fast 50, recognizing the fastest-growing companies headquartered in Central Florida. The annual list recognizes 50 private companies headquartered Orange, Seminole, Osceola, and Lake counties. The firms are ranked based on their percentage of consistent three-year revenue growth, between 2019 and 2021. Information for the fastest-growing companies list was supplied by individual companies through surveys. No third-party submissions are accepted for the…

Arbors at Maitland Summit Sells For Record-Breaking $177.5 Million.

Arbors at Maitland Summit Sells For Record-Breaking $177.5 Million.

The Arbors at Maitland Summit, a 663-unit luxury multifamily property we designed, recently sold for a record-breaking $177.5 million. That equates to $265,722 per unit, making it Orange County’s most expensive multifamily sale. Previously, the property sold for $102 million in 2017, an impressive 74% increase in value. The community is 37.8 acres with 26 garden-style, three-story buildings and a wide assortment of amenities. Residents have access to a community clubhouse with fitness and business centers, an aerobics studio, three…

Opening of The Lodge at Hamlin Augmented with $89.8 Million Property Sale.

Opening of The Lodge at Hamlin Augmented with $89.8 Million Property Sale.

We’re excited to report the opening of The Lodge at Hamlin, a new 250-unit garden-style development in Central Florida’s rapidly growing Horizon West region. The Lodge is another truly successful partnership with the team at Boyd Development, and is a testament to the inspiring relationships we strive for with our clients. Healthy collaboration creates an end result that is successful, not only in terms of architecture and positive impact on the community, but financially as well. The Lodge also made…

The future will be here before we know it. Our expectations of designed environments are evolving, people are migrating, and we’re rethinking how our spaces connect to the world. Conscientious land planning is essential to successful communities, and it comes from powerful ideas.

It’s up to us as intelligent planners to create spaces that are sustainable, valuable, and respectful to neighbors and nature. That’s why our partners look to Charlan Brock Architects as thought leaders in urban planning and design.

Exceptional people wanted.

 Trust.   Empowerment.   Collaboration.   Growth. 

At CBA, these aren’t buzzwords. They’re hallmarks for building a long and rewarding career. When you join us, you join a culture where you can become the best version of yourself while building a better future for everyone.

Are you ready to embrace new skills and advance your career? We invite you to explore opportunities with CBA, recognized for years by the Orlando Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work, Fast 50, Golden 100 Top Private Companies, and Top Architectural Firms.

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When we welcome new employees into our team, we want them to feel like they’re coming home.

CBA is a firm built on the idea of creating positive impact in the world through architecture, land planning, and placemaking. Our team is full of thinkers, collaborators, designers, and innovators, and we take pride in our work.

We believe that when it comes to your career, you should feel happy and productive, with plenty of opportunities to grow. Our employee experience emphasizes creativity and learning. Talent and ambition are fostered, and our leaders are mentored as they develop their skills. Our company culture is structured around these ideas, which enable us to invest in our greatest resource: our people.

Nothing is more gratifying than seeing your ideas built in your community.

We always keep our eyes open for outstanding people to join our team. Even if you don’t see what you’re looking for here, send us an email at hello@cbaArchitects.com with your resume, portfolio, and cover letter telling us about yourself. We want to know about your passions and goals, why you want to join CBA, and where you’d like to be in five years. We recommend Issuu as a great portfolio presentation tool.

Scope of position

Acts as a specialist and investigator concerning land use and design, while working together with developers, government officials, and other interested parties to make decisions regarding project site plans. The Land Planner’s decisions are informed by existing regulations, and have an impact on economic and environmental levels.

This job requires connecting with people in a personable, friendly manner while showing careful attention to the final environment being created through the product design. The use of persuasive communication skills to collaborate well with others in the work process is an important aspect of the job. A sense of urgency is needed, combined with getting work done in complete, accurate detail and in accordance with company standards and policies. Various site development standards are put into place by this position, and inform the architecture of the end product. Therefore, a holistic approach to site plan design and planning is essential to yield the best environment for the end user. A perceptive and pragmatic approach to selling ideas to others, while being conscious of the various project needs are vital aspects of this position.

Focus and Responsibilities

  • Has overall land development responsibility for a variety of projects and project teams, including client contact, civil engineering, municipal and preliminary Landscape Architecture coordination.
  • Develops scope of work with Partner and Project Manager.
  • Provides preliminary programming for development of the site.
  • Researches land development code and municipal regulations; understands jurisdictional programs and processes.
  • Meets with Zoning and Municipal Officials and is able to discuss code related issues.
  • Prepares schematic building plans to determine site organization.
  • Coordinates parking requirements and unit mix with Owner, Project Manager and Civil Engineer.
  • Develops strategies for unique site conditions – existing trees, wetlands, brownfield, urban infill, etc.

Ideal candidate skills and qualities

  • Effectively communicates with staff and others.
  • Experience and understanding of various building concepts and design.
  • Knowledge of urban spatial structure or physical design, and the way in which cities and communities work.
  • Ability to analyze demographic information to discern trends in population, transportation, employment, and health.
  • Knowledge of place-making and project evaluation.
  • Ability to work with the public and articulate planning issues to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Ability to envision alternatives to the physical and social environments in which we live.
  • Ability to present a concept with professional quality graphics.
  • Creative, Perceptive, and Adaptable.
  • Shows Empathy.
  • Conscientious and Pragmatic.
  • Ability to interact and communicate well with a variety of people.

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    Scope of position

    CBA Architects is seeking a dedicated and energetic BIM Manager to join our BIM team. Applicants must be proficient in Revit. As a BIM Manager, you will work with the Director of BIM, and with BIM project teams to:

    • Establish, develop and implement BIM processes and workflows
    • Develop and maintain project-specific and office-wide parametric content
    • Aid teams in BIM management by monitoring and streamlining Revit models
    • Actively engage with design teams to troubleshoot and to ensure best BIM practices are being followed
    • Assist teams with 3D coordination, interoperability and other BIM-specific workflows
    • Train and coach teams in Revit and related architectural software

    Ideal candidate skills and qualities

    • Advanced Proficiency in Revit
    • Proficient in BIM 360 (Autodesk Docs)
    • Good communication skills with proactive and positive attitude
    • Is an effective and engaging teacher
    • Is able to provide technical orientation to new hires regarding BIM standards
    • Maintains high level of competency of software through continued use and training
    • Has an inherent understanding of the typical processes of a building project from concept to completion
    • Has knowledge on how to properly compose a set of construction documents

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      Scope of position

      The Project Lead manages and coordinates projects from code compliance design perspectives, and coordinates with consultants, including MEP, structural, and other sub-consultants. This position is full time with availability during business hours, and may require some travel. Salary and benefits are commensurate with position and qualifications. For consideration, please submit your resume, portfolio (less than 10MB), and cover letter telling us about yourself, your goals, and why you want to join Charlan Brock Architects.

      Ideal candidate skills and qualities

      • 5+ years of professional experience
      • Good understanding of applying code
      • Submittal experience
      • Technology skills, with the ability to work in Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD, and standard Microsoft Office software
      • Familiarity with standard construction methods, including wood, masonry, and precast
      • Good communication skills
      • Good collaborator with clients and teams
      • Architectural degree or related field from an accredited program

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        Scope of position

        The Construction Administrator acts as a representative of the company throughout the construction phase of a project to ensure consistency with the construction documents. Collaborates with the project team, while overseeing the construction process, and accurately and quickly responds to questions in order to positively work towards the completion of the built product. Visits the project site, becoming familiar with the progress and quality of the work, and determines if the work is proceeding in general conformance with the drawings, specifications, and overall design intent of the project. Produces field observation reports and reviews contractor submittals, including shop drawings, product data, and samples for conformance with the design intent of the project.

        The Construction Administrator will review and respond to Requests For Information (RFIs), and collaborate with the project design team, when needed, in reviewing submittals and RFIs. They will review and execute Certificates for Payment provided by the contractor, participate in Owner/Architect/Contractor Meetings, and perform building inspection for the purpose of issuing a Certificate of Substantial Completion.

        This position is full time with availability during business hours, and may require some travel. Salary and benefits are commensurate with position and qualifications. For consideration, please submit your resume, portfolio (less than 10MB), and cover letter telling us about yourself, your goals, and why you want to join Charlan Brock Architects.

        Ideal candidate skills and qualities

        • High level of knowledge of construction systems and techniques, and ability to effectively communicate complex information in a concise manner
        • Understands how Building Code standards are implemented into the built work product
        • Proactively engages with the construction team to address day-to-day problems
        • General familiarity with design software: AutoCAD, Revit, Bluebeam, and other PDF editing programs
        • Conscientious, cooperative, and collaborative
        • Thorough and precise
        • Motivating and enthusiastic

        The focus of this position is working with and through others, building and maintaining relationships, and working closely and accurately within the construction administration standards. There is a need for an effective communicator, someone who is able to stimulate and motivate others while being aware of and responsive to their needs and concerns. There will be many different people to meet and work with. The person in this position must be friendly and genuinely interested in the business, agenda, and needs of others, including the company, its management, the team, the company’s clients, or all of the above.

        A faster-than-average pace will be the norm for this position. Detail work is a major focus of the job, and those details need to be handled quickly, correctly, and efficiently. This portion of the work will often focus on relationships with others; correct handling of details dealing with others is necessary to maintain and grow relationships. Following up carefully, closely, and cheerfully is required to ensure both correct work and maintenance of relationships. Necessary corrections must be made in a constructive, supportive manner. As time is usually a factor, the work must be done on time, as well as correctly. In general, this is a position where guidelines, structure, and established policies must be followed fairly closely, while working with and for others.

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          Scope of position

          As an Architectural Professional, you will work closely with architectural development teams in generating and designing plans and details in Revit/AutoCAD. You possess architectural knowledge and the understanding to coordinate and integrate designs with MEP, structural engineers, and other consultants. Applicants must be qualified and looking to advance in the architecture industry. This position is full time with availability during business hours. Salary and benefits are commensurate with position and qualifications. For consideration, please submit your resume, portfolio (less than 10MB), and cover letter telling us about yourself, your goals, and why you want to join Charlan Brock Architects.

          Ideal candidate skills and qualities

          • Minimum of 1 year of professional experience preferred
          • Good communication skills
          • Good collaborator with clients and teams
          • Technology skills, with proficiency in AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, and standard Microsoft Office software
          • Familiarity with rendering software and Adobe Photoshop are a plus

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            Scope of position

            The Architectural Designer understands the information needed to generate exemplary project designs that react to site environments, communities, and provide paths for the success of our clients. Experience with the early site planning process, coordination with civil engineers, and familiarity with multi-family and mixed-use projects is beneficial. You possess the ability to design and model in Revit and develop presentation materials for early approvals. You will work with development team members to maintain a high level of design integrity throughout the development process. This position is full time with availability during business hours. Salary and benefits are commensurate with position and qualifications. For consideration, please submit your resume, portfolio (less than 10MB), and cover letter telling us about yourself, your goals, and why you want to join Charlan Brock Architects.

            Ideal candidate skills and qualities

            • Master’s degree in Architecture or Architectural Design
            • Minimum of 1 year of professional experience as an Architectural Designer
            • Ability to interpret and comply with applicable codes
            • Ability to meet client programming needs
            • Generate inspiring, creative, and innovative designs
            • Incorporate placemaking designs
            • Understanding of practical sustainability design options
            • Design with client budgetary needs
            • Great ability to convey designs through graphic development
            • Strong presentation skills
            • Ability to collaborate with a team
            • Technology skills, including Bluebeam Revu, Adobe Photoshop, Rendering Software, Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD and standard Microsoft Office software

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              Scope of position

              The Architectural Project Manager has the technical and creative skills to balance design with constructability and budgets. Strong organizational skills are needed to manage projects. This role works with clients, consultants, and co-workers, guiding the process to a final design and into a high-quality set of construction documents. This position is full time with availability during business hours. Salary and benefits are commensurate with position and qualifications. For consideration, please submit your resume, portfolio (less than 10MB), and cover letter telling us about yourself, your goals, and why you want to join Charlan Brock Architects.

              Ideal candidate skills and qualities

              • Technology skills, with proficiency in AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, and standard Microsoft office software
              • Strong communication skills
              • Strong organizational skills

              Apply Now

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                CBA has been a longtime supporter of CityLab-Orlando, an off-campus program of the University of Florida Graduate School of Architecture. Students pursue Master of Architecture and Master of Science in Architectural Studies degrees in CityLab’s downtown Orlando location, where they have a unique opportunity to pursue individual research while studying architecture and urban theory.

                Through our partnership with CityLab, we host interns and sponsor academic prizes to cultivate the best emerging talent in architecture and planning. Several of our employees began their careers with us as CityLab interns, and have since become valued, outstanding members of our team.

                Looking to kick off your career with our internship program? Tell us about yourself below.

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                  Charlan Brock Architects Announces New Organizational Structure

                  Charlan Brock Architects Announces New Organizational Structure

                  CBADec 5, 20225 min read

                  MAITLAND, FL, December 5, 2022 – Since its inception, Charlan Brock Architects has been led by the duo of Butch Charlan, AIA, and Gary Brock, AIA. The pair established the…

                  Charlan Brock Architects Recognized by Orlando Business Journal Among 2022’s Fast 50

                  Charlan Brock Architects Recognized by Orlando Business Journal Among 2022’s Fast 50

                  CBASep 8, 20222 min read

                  MAITLAND, FL, September 8, 2022 – Charlan Brock Architects (CBA) was recently named to the Orlando Business Journal’s 2022 Fast 50, recognizing the fastest-growing companies headquartered in Central Florida. The…

                  Arbors at Maitland Summit Sells For Record-Breaking $177.5 Million.

                  Arbors at Maitland Summit Sells For Record-Breaking $177.5 Million.

                  CBAMar 18, 20222 min read

                  The Arbors at Maitland Summit, a 663-unit luxury multifamily property we designed, recently sold for a record-breaking $177.5 million. That equates to $265,722 per unit, making it Orange County’s most…

                  Opening of The Lodge at Hamlin Augmented with $89.8 Million Property Sale.

                  Opening of The Lodge at Hamlin Augmented with $89.8 Million Property Sale.

                  CBAJan 5, 20221 min read

                  We’re excited to report the opening of The Lodge at Hamlin, a new 250-unit garden-style development in Central Florida’s rapidly growing Horizon West region. The Lodge is another truly successful…