At Ryan, they believe in the value of the buildings we design, develop, manage and construct. Not just for their dollar value, but the value they bring to the people who use them and the communities that surround them. For more than 75 years, this belief has driven them to take a holistic approach to every project, focusing first on the “why” behind a customer’s needs so they can achieve a better outcome in the end.

Three generations of Ryans have led the business, carrying on the principles we were built upon — integrity, honesty, civic pride and a sincere regard for people — while honing their skills and capabilities to stay ahead of today’s fast-paced world. They see buildings from all angles of commercial real estate. The Ryan approach blends perspectives from development, design, construction, management and ownership. That’s why they collaborate on a strategic level, immersing themselves in their customers’ business so they can find ways to add value. And because they plan, design, build and own buildings, they have a profound understanding of the intricate balance between beauty, function and long-term value.

As a national leader in commercial real estate, Ryan knows that their customers are as unique as their projects. That’s why, day after day, they’re driven to uncover their stories. To be inspired by what inspires them. To bring the right people to the table so they can collaborate on a deeper, more engaging level. Together, they build something far more profound than the physical presence of a building. They build the backdrops to life’s stories.

Linaea Floden, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, Director of Architecture - Southeast, Ryan Companies

Linaea brings substantial expertise in both architecture and healthcare to the role of Director of Architecture, with responsibility for master planning, programming and conceptual design through construction administration, in both the commercial and healthcare industries — including hospitals, wellness centers, outpatient clinics, corporate and medical office buildings. She is uniquely positioned to understand strategic challenges from the vantage point of multiple stakeholders having worked in corporate and healthcare leadership herself, designing programs to streamline processes and service lines to improve customer and patient experience. Additionally, Linaea leads a team of architects and designers based in Ryan’s Tampa Bay office. A natural problem solver and communicator, she focuses on translating customer objectives into eloquent solutions. For Linaea it is a great responsibility to make a positive impact on communities through thoughtful, sustainable design, while providing our customers with the long-term benefits and value they deserve.