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Haiti Recovery & Development Company Announces Morales Design Studios Strategic Partnership

HR&DC CEO Jim Lange Announces Morales Design Studios Alliance for master plan to build 5 Cities for Haiti and its citizens.


Dec. 22, 2010 – Tampa, Fla  –  Haiti Recovery & Development Company (HR&DC),  a Tampa, Florida company committed to building “5 Cities 4 Haiti” through the creation, implementation and management of a comprehensive recovery and development program for Haiti (Haiti’s version of The Marshall Plan), today announced a strategic alliance with Morales Design Studios. Via the terms of the  partnership, Morales Design Studios will provide planning and design services for residential housing in HR&DC master plan for Haiti.

“I believe in HR&DC’s vision for the people of Haiti.  World governments may have good intentions towards Haiti’s future, but I believe it will also take organizations such as HD&DC,  with its laser-focused analytical approach to problem-solving,  yet heart-felt compassion, along with a strong belief in the power of the Haitian spirit, to rebirth a new Haiti,“ said Bobby Morales, AIBD, CNU. “The HR & DC team has the rare combination of intellect and heart and Morales Design Studio feels privileged being counted as a partner in helping bring to fruition the Haitian renaissance.”

“Morales Design Studio’s award winning design expertise, and experience in post disaster restoration following Hurricane Andrew in South Florida and Hurricane Katrina along the Gold Coast make for a perfect partner in our efforts to build new cities in Haiti,” said HR&DC CEO Jim Lange. ”Bobby Morales’ pioneering work in modular and panelized systems for housing will be a tremendous asset in developing desperately needed residential housing.”

About Morales Design Studio:

Morales Design Studio has emerged as one of the nation’s premier residential design studios. The studio was built around the reputation, expertise and experience of Bobby Morales, CNU, ICA, AIBD, who has had an illustrious 33 years in the design industry.

Mr. Morales’ experience with post-disaster restoration work and affordable housing initiatives is vast and comprehensive. He was part of damage assessment teams just days after Hurricane Andrew in South Florida. He oversaw all Woolard Construction (design and construction) South Florida operations for post-Hurricane Andrew restoration and rebuilding work Mr. Morales was Director of Design & Construction for Sterling Construction, a for-profit developer and builder working with non-profit organizations in S. Florida designing and developing award-winning affordable communities and housing for immigrant and migrant workers. Bobby also designed and worked on temporary shelters and affordable replacement housing for the US Gulf Coast region after Hurricane Katrina. Mr. Morales is a pioneer in utilizing modular and panelized systems for housing. He designed the first two successful communities in Central Florida that were developed and constructed solely with modular and panelized systems.

Bobby Morales is sought after by the media as an expert consultant on residential design and market trends. His designs and writings have been published nationally. He and his award-winning 2007 International Builders Show “In Sync” Showhouse were featured on the USA HGTV television channel.

About The Haitian Recovery & Development Company:

Founded in January 2010, Haiti Recovery & Development Company, LLC interacts with a multitude of individuals, companies and government agencies with one simple goal: To assist Haiti and its citizens through its present struggles, until such a time as they can make do on their own.

The company is committed to the creation, implementation and management of a comprehensive recovery and development program (Haiti’s “Marshall Plan”). Through strategic alliance partnerships with charitable and for-profit organizations, leading governments and international institutions & agencies, the company will foster a new sense of nationalism, educate and train the Haitian citizenry, teach the values and scope of a free market economy, and combine the strengths of many to achieve real and lasting prosperity. For further details about the HR&DC and its goal for a Haitian Renaissance log on to


For media requests, email or get in touch with HR&DC Senior VP Communications, Bob Linger:

Bob Linger

Senior VP Communications and Marketing

Phone: 813-344-2114 (New Marketing Lighthouse office)
813-695-2221 (mobile)

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