WHO WE ARE
Partners. Designers. Family.
President + CEO
“Landscape architecture can make a genuine difference in how people experience the outdoor space around them…where they live and vacation, where they work and shop, even the places they simply drive past. Designed with sensitivity, exterior environments can lift the spirit and touch the soul. It’s a privilege to have a hand in that.”
Kelly Ann Hults
“As we continue to strive for new dimensions in exterior living environments – whether extreme contemporary styles or tropical havens – it’s important to recognize the value of spaces that combine the right plant material with appropriate hardscape finishes and layout that delight the senses. The great part of my job is that I get to do that every day.”
“Working together with a team that enjoys each other and takes tremendous pride in their work is very rewarding. My background in organizational management, hospitality, and finance enables me to bring an added dimension to our talented team.
“I am continually inspired by nature and the people around me. Connecting people to places through thoughtful design is the most rewarding component of what we do. The transformation of a space into a perfect experience is complete when people are brought together to enjoy it.”
It’s important to recognize the value of spaces that combine the right plant material with appropriate hardscape finishes and layout that delight the senses.
Kelly Ann Hults
The History Behind our Success
Every success, award, and milestone we’ve achieve in our 33 years has been facilitated by the designers who makeup our firm. From Andy’s leadership and outstanding dedication to the Partners who further our mission and instill in our firm a modern voice that pushes our designs beyond expectation.
Above all else, our success lies in the relationships that we have cultivated since day one; the relationships that we foster with our amazing clients, as well as those we nurture in our offices. Our designers are family; our client’s are a testament to our legacy. Together, we all come together to create Witkin Hults + Partners.
Witkin Design Group is established on August 1st, taking up residence in a 300 SF office in Coral Gables, Florida.
Lennar Homes becomes our first client! Our 33 year relationship continues today with many successful projects.
Our first international project gets the green light: The Great House Cayman.
Our first high rise project: Oceania 1 Miami Beach
Witkin Design Group upgrades to a larger location in Coral Gables.
Meanwhile, Hurricane Andrew destroys areas in South Florida. We get to work restoring damaged landscapes, which earns us widespread reputation for hurricane restoration.
Andrew Witkin is appointed to the Shoreline Review Committee of Miami-Dade County.
Andrew Witkin becomes Vice President of The Builders Association of South Florida.
Kelly Hults joins the team!
Meanwhile Hurricane George destroys Little Palm Island. Witkin Design Group restores and enhances the torn environment, extending our reputation internationally.
Sandals Resorts becomes a prominent international client for nearly two decades.
Witkin Design Group upgrades to a larger location in North Miami Beach.
Witkin Design Group is tasked with restoring Cap Juluca in Anguilla after Hurricane Lenny.
Witkin Design Group receives Florida’s Best Gold Award from BASF for Century Parc.
Andrew Witkin is inducted into the Builders Association of South Florida Hall of Fame.
Our first Ritz Carlton project opens in Cancun.
Witkin Design Group becomes Witkin Hults Design Group upon Kelly Hults becoming our first partner.
Witkin Hults Design Group moves to our own building in Hollywood, Florida.
We begin designing Caribe Hilton in Puerto Rico.
Jenney Gonzalez Hernandez joins the team as Witkin Hults begins work with Mill Creek Residential, who remains a client today after 13 years of successful collaboration.
Witkin Hults Design Group receives Florida’s Best Gold Award from BASF for our design at Alaqua.
Witkin Hults Design Group receives Urban Land Institute Vision Award for Sheridan Station.
Chris Eaves joins the team!
Witkin Hults Design Group opens an office in Brazil and begins work on several projects associated with the upcoming olympic games.
Chris Eaves and Jenney Hernandez are promoted to Vice Presidents of Witkin Hults Design Group.
Witkin Hults Design Group receives multiple Florida’s Best Platinum Awards from BASF for Biscayne Beach Club, Parc Central and Mira Lago.
Witkin Hults Design Group is named “Best Places to Work” for a small company by South Florida Business Journal.
Witkin Hults Design Group becomes Witkin Hults + Partners with the induction of Chris Eaves and Jenney Hernandez Gonzalez as partners!
Witkin Hults + Partners is named as “Best Places to Work” for a small company by South Florida Business Journal for the second year in a row.
Witkin Hults launches a new website to showcase their award-winning work and outstanding team of designers that make it all possible.
Senior Project Manager
Elizabeth Van Dillewijn
Community Team Manager
Senior Associate, PLA