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Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers Inc. Completes New Offices for the Great American Insurance Group in Parsippany, N.J.

LIVINGSTON, N.J. (MARCH 3, 2009) -- Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers Inc. has completed an office fit-out for the Great American Insurance Group, a fire and casualty insurance carrier, at 50 Parsippany Rd. in Parsippany, N. J.

Jarmel Kizel, based in Livingston, N.J., served as architects and engineers on the 10,430-square-foot project, which involved 10 private offices; 38 work stations; a kitchenette; a multi-purpose room with folding partition; a large conference room; an information technology room; a file, copier and print room; a storage room and a reception area.

The office occupies a portion of the third floor of an existing building owned by the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Local 102 Holding Corp. Great American Insurance had previously occupied office space at 500 Lanidex Plaza, also in Parsippany. About 40 people work at the claims and underwriting office.

Corporate interiors are a specialty for Livingston, N. J.-based Jarmel Kizel, which is one of the state’s largest and most well-established architecture and engineering firms, and is known for providing one-stop shopping for architecture, engineering and interior design services.

“We are happy to have worked with management at the Great American Insurance Group to develop the ideal environment for their new offices,” said Matthew Jarmel, principal at Jarmel Kizel. “The new facility will support the company’s ability to deliver high quality services to its insurance clients.”

Great American Insurance Group, which is owned by American Financial Group, is engaged primarily in the specialty and casualty insurance business and in the sale of retirement annuities, and life and supplemental health insurance products. The company is the naming rights sponsor for the Great American Ball Park, the home of the Cincinnati Reds, the nation’s first professional baseball team.


About Jarmel Kizel Architects & Engineers, Inc.
Headquartered in Livingston, N.J., Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers, Inc. is a full-service integrated architecture, engineering, interior design and energy consulting firm serving a distinguished client base of commercial and residential real estate companies, and a myriad of corporations throughout the Northeast.  The company employs registered architects, interior designers, professional engineers, LEED-AP professionals and technical support personnel that provide clients with a single source for all of their facility needs from architectural design, interior design, structural, MEP and civil engineering, to energy solutions and product procurement management services.  For more information, contact the company’s Livingston headquarters at 973.994.9669 or visit