John Pennekamp


John has been with BRR since 2015. He helps lead our Philadelphia office and serves as the program manager for Whole Foods Market and Wawa. His capabilities as project manager have led many clients, stakeholders, engineers and jurisdictions towards successful project outcomes. Since joining BRR, he has amassed strong experience working with a variety of grocery and retail clients across the country. He has served on numerous BRR teams managing a variety of project types ranging from large ground-up retail to multi-story urban sites for our clients.  

Professional Registrations

Registered Architect

Licensed in Pennsylvania

Professional Associations

American Institute of Architects (AIA)


Drury University, Master of Architecture

Virtual Reality client experience

AR/VR as a Design Tool

By John Pennekamp & Jon Gripka

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have become the most efficient methods to experience a project during its design process. Virtual reality allows a viewer to experience a digital model…

Key Design Factors for Multi-Story Grocery Stores

By John Pennekamp & Teresa Murphy

BRR’s experience in the grocery sector dates back to the firm’s founding in 1963. Our team has extensive knowledge on various project types across the country and we’ve learned a few things over the years…