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Unveiling a Legacy of Innovation: +27 Years of MMA Redefining Design Excellence and Technological Prowess

Since its inception on December 27, 1996, MMA has stood as a vanguard of design innovation, continuously pushing the boundaries of architectural excellence. In just a quarter-century, our firm has etched its name among the elite, earning accolades and acclaim from industry-leading publications worldwide.

In 2015, MMA ascended to the echelons of the top 10 most innovative firms globally, standing shoulder to shoulder with giants like BIG and other esteemed counterparts. Architectural Record has been a steadfast herald of MMA's excellence, consistently acknowledging our contributions alongside NJBIZ and Building Design + Construction.

Our journey isn't merely about design; it's a saga of relentless creativity and an unwavering determination to shatter barriers. Our team's collective ingenuity, fueled by an indomitable drive, has propelled MMA to the forefront of architectural innovation, redefining what's possible within our industry.

With each passing year, MMA continues to carve its legacy, not just in blueprints and structures, but in the very fabric of architectural innovation. From conceptual brilliance to technological prowess, we persist in our mission to pioneer the future of design, one groundbreaking project at a time.

Accolades

Architecture Records

No. Awards Details
1
172nd Top US Architecture Firms Nationwide – 2023
2
132nd Top US Architecture Firms Nationwide – 2022
3
180th Top 300 Architecture Firms Nationwide - 2021
4
104th Top 155 Architecture Firms – 2020
5
296th Top 300 Architectural Firms - 2019
6
291st Top Architectural Firms – 2017
7
280th Top Architectural Firms - 2016

Fast Company

No. Awards Details
1
MMA named as one of the 10 Most innovative companies in the world by Fast Company 2015
2
Innovations By Design Finalist – Fast Company 2020

NJBIZ

No. Awards Details
1
NJBIZ Leaders in Real Estate, Construction & Design Finalist 2023
2
NJBIZ Readers Rankings winner for Architectural Firms in New Jersey 2023
3
18th New Jersey’s Top Architectural Firms ‐ 2021
4
150th New Jersey’s Top 250 Privately Held Companies – 2021
5
23rd New Jersey’s Top Architectural Firms - 2020
6
20th New Jersey’s Top Architectural Firms - 2019
7
19th New Jersey’s Top Architectural Firms - 2018
8
193rd Top 250 Privately Held Companies in New Jersey - 2018
9
16th New Jersey’s Top Architectural Firms - 2017
10
208th Top 250 Privately Held Companies in New Jersey - 2017
11
23rd New Jersey’s Top Architectural Firms - NJBIZ 2016

Building Design Construction

No. Awards Details
1
88th Top 175 Architecture Firms – 2023
2
56th Top 175 Healthcare Architecture Firms - 2023
3
33rd Top 140 Retail Sector Architecture and AE Firms –2023
4
105th Top 170 K-12 School Architecture Firms –2023
5
80th Top 180 Architecture Firms – 2022
6
94th Top 200 firms in the U.S. building reconstruction and renovation sector - 2022
7
38th Top 130 Retail Sector Architecture and AE Firms — Retail Work - 2022
8
109th Top 160 K-12 School Architecture + AE Firms - 2022
9
41st Top 150 Healthcare Sector Architecture and AE Firms –2021
10
88th Top 100 Medical Office Building Architecture and AE Firms – 2021
11
13th Top 90 Outpatient Facility Architecture and AE Firms –2021
12
184th Top 200 Office Sector Architecture and AE Firms –2021
13
134th Top 150 Office Building/Core & Shell Architecture and AE – 2021
14
27th Top 90 Retail Architecture and AE Firms Malls, Big Box Stores, Strip Centers – 2021
15
30th Top 120 Retail Sector Architecture and AE Firms All Retail Buildings – 2021
16
90th Top 150 K-12 School Sector Architecture and AE Firms – 2021
17
27th Top 115 Retail Sector Architecture Firms – 2020
18
82nd Top 155 in Healthcare Architecture and AE Firms – 2020
19
99th Top 190 Reconstruction Sector Giants – 2020
20
71st Top 145 K-12 Educational Architecture and AE Firms – 2020
21
124th Top 150 Architectural Firms - 2019
22
99th Top 140 K-12 School Sector Architectural Firms - 2019
23
26th Top 125 Retail Architectural Firms - 2019
24
117th Top 150 Healthcare Architectural Firms - 2019
25
128th Top 180 Reconstruction Work Architecture Firms – 2019
26
165th Top 200 Office Sector Architectural Firms - 2019
27
116th Top 150 Architectural Firms - 2018
28
26th Top 130 Retail Sector Architecture Firms - 2018
29
132nd Top 160 Green Architecture Firms - 2018
30
101st Top 150 K-12 Architecture Firms - 2018
31
141st Top 200 BIM Architecture & A/E Firms - 2018
32
132nd Top 160 Green Architectural Firms - 2018
33
150th Top 195 Reconstruction Work Architecture Firms – 2018
34
99th Top Architectural Firm - 2017
35
35th Top 65 Retail Sector Architecture Firms - 2017
36
106th Top 130 Green Architecture Firms - 2017
37
75th Top 90 K-12 Architecture Firms - 2017
38
145th Top 160 Reconstruction Work Architecture Firms – 2017
39
95th Top 106 Architectural Firm - 2015
40
88th Top Architectural Firm - 2014
41
77th Top Architectural Firm - 2013
42
73rd Top Architectural Firm - 2012
43
26th Top Architectural Firm - 2011

Miscellaneous Awards and Publications

No. Awards Details
1
USGBC LEED Commercial Interiors Silver Certification Walmart Store 5941 - 77 H. Street NW, Washington DC (first LEED CI Silver store in the entire Walmart fleet)
2
Forbes Magazine / Outlook New Jersey - Business Profiles. November 2005 This profile article entitled “Service, Flexibility and Demonstrated Excellence” about
3
Design Solutions - Journal of the Architectural Woodwork Institute. Winter 2001 MMA’s Stevens Institute of Technology Student Services Center project was selected as the Cover Story by the Architectural Woodwork Institute.
4
American Express - OPEN Small Business. MMA and Gabriel Massa were featured on the OPEN Small Business website of American Express. The article titled” It’s all about teamwork” highlighted MMA’s successes & “Teamwork” of Gabe’s approach to his projects
5
Outstanding Project – PS 343 Manhattan Peck Slip – Learning by Design 2016
6
Bronze Citation – Educational Interiors Showcase 2003, AS&U – Samuel Smith ECC
7
First Place Special Projects – Exhibition of Educational Environments 2003, NJSBA, NJASA, NJASBO - Samuel Smith ECC
8
Samuel Smith ECC - September/October 2003 Issue of NJSBA “School Leader” Magazine Outstanding Project – Architectural Portfolio 2003, American School & University – New Wilbur Watts Intermediate School
9
Outstanding Project – Architectural Portfolio 2003, AS&U – Burlington City High School Outstanding Project – Educational Interiors Showcase 2003, AS&U – New Music Wing, West Morris Mendham High School