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Shelby Farms Boutique Hotel

The Daily News - July 6, 2017

Two proposed developments in two of the city’s high-profile areas – a 130-room boutique hotel near Shelby Farms and a new gated community in Midtown – will headline the Land Use Control’s Thursday, August 10 meeting. According to documents released by the Office of Planning and Development Thursday, the new hotel at the northwest corner of Whitten […]

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Hotel proposed for Shelby Farms Project

Memphis Business Journal -

The developers behind a planned $200 million mixed-use project near Shelby Farms Park have now added a boutique hotel to the mix. In December, DB Development Co. closed on its purchase of a 55-acre tract of land at Mullins Station and Whitten Road for $4 million. The project is also set to include apartments, restaurants, […]

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Surveying the FedEx St. Jude Classic Golf Tournament

Press Release - June 14, 2017

Allen & Hoshall employees volunteered their time at the PGA’s FedEx St.Jude Classic golf tournament. Several of our land surveyors were right at home using survey equipment to locate the golf balls on the fairways and greens at the TPC Southwind Golf Course.  Using a combination of conventional total stations, RTK GPS receivers and laser […]

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Methodist University Hospital Continues Modernization

Daily News - May 31, 2017

Methodist University Hospital is seeking a $2.5 million building permit to continue work on its $280 million modernization project on its campus, 1265 Union Ave. The application filed with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement describes the scope of work simply as “alterations.” It lists Juan Self of Self-Tucker as the architect, Mike Sheridan of Allen & […]

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Surveying the Memphis In May BBQ Cooking Contest

Press Release - May 19, 2017

Allen & Hoshall supported the Memphis in May organization’s 2017 World Champion BBQ Cooking Contest at Tom Lee Park by volunteering to ‘stake-out’ all 240+booths.  In preparation of the staking, our surveyors used Trimble R-10 RTK units to map the entire  park for organizers to place each BBQ cooking contest participant’s booth.  Once designed, our team returned to […]

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Soaring Costs

Memphis Daily News - May 13, 2017

With more than 800 million passengers zipping through U.S. airports in 2016 and air cargo accounting for more than one-third of the world’s trade by value, the nation has become increasingly dependent on air travel to stay competitive. But what sometimes get lost is the amount of upkeep needed to maintain the infrastructure of these […]

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Lafayette’s opens up to Overton Square

The Commercial Appeal - May 4, 2017

Construction crews on Thursday were completing a renovation to Lafayette’s Music Room in Overton Square, even though the long-closed, colorful bar was revived, restored and re-opened just three years ago. The ownership group led by Tommy Peters — who also heads the owners of the five B.B. King’s Blues Clubs across the South — decided to open up the […]

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Project Focus: Education K-12

Metal Construction News - May 1, 2017

DeSoto County Career Technology Center West, Horn Lake, Miss. DeSoto County School District had a goal to strengthen work force development in the region with a learning environment for vocational students at DeSoto County Career Technology Center West.  The career center offers programs in automotive repair, carpentry, culinary arts, digital media, engineering, health sciences, HVAC, information technology, metal work and robotics. Michel […]

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Virtual Reality and Drone Technologies Advance the Design Process

Press Release - April 28, 2017

Allen & Hoshall is progressing the world of architecture and engineering with the integration of new technologies.  The advancement of VR headsets, like the Oculus Rift, and drone models has enabled the firm to incorporate these new tools to accelerate the design process and visualize large projects from a more realistic perspective. Virtual Reality As […]

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Engineers and architects are using virtual reality to put clients inside projects

WTVC - April 24, 2017

Virtual Reality is not just a video game add on or a new way to keep us entertainment. “It’s starting to trickle into education, architecture, and engineering,” Robert Cochran, Vice President at Allen & Hoshall Architects and Engineers, said. VR is allowing engineers and architects to take an abstract idea, and make projects much clearer […]

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