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José N. Aguila, AIA, LEED AP

Principal Architect


José has been a member of the CSAA organization since 1976 and has overseen the implementation of more than $250 million of capital improvement projects throughout South Florida.  José is recognized in the industry and region for his superior negotiating and management skills. A proficient communicator, he has managed the firm’s largest contractual arrangements for public agencies from Delray Beach to the Florida Keys including a $27 million Capital Improvement Program for the City of Lighthouse Point, $30 million in public safety assignments for the City of Boca Raton. Further, he has remained the primary Principal for the firm’s work with the City of Pompano Beach and Monroe County. José manages the firm’s day to day operations in collaboration with his longtime partner, Jess Sowards.

Public service has been a part of José’s professional development and he previously served in several organizations and committees, including for the City of Delray Beach and Palm Beach County and his hometown of Boynton Beach. José is the Past Chairman of the Delray Beach Site Plan Review and Appearance Board and is a former City Commissioner and Vice Mayor of the City of Boynton Beach.

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Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue Station No. 7 and EOC Facility

This building program includes a 25,000 SF, three-story complex with an emergency operations center, four apparatus bays and living quarters for up to 16 firefighters. In addition to on-duty fire rescue staff, the building hosts the City’s Fire Prevention Bureau including office space for fire inspectors, plans review and public education.

Since 1976

Architect :State of Florida, #15349
State of Georgia, #RA012485
NCARB, #48524

Bachelor of Architecture, 1988,
Florida A&M University

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies,
1981, Florida A&M University

American Institute of Architects
Florida Association AIA
Palm Beach Chapter

Palm Beach County Planning Council
Past Board Member

City of Delray Beach Site Plan Review and
Appearance Board Past Chairman and Member

City of Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency
Past Member

City of Boynton Beach Planning and Development Board
Past Member

City of Boynton Beach
Past Vice Mayor and City Commissioner

City of Boynton Beach Planning and Zoning Board
Past Member

City of Boynton Beach Building Board of Adjustment and Appeals
Past Member

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