Methodist University Hospital Begins Emergency Department Expansion

Memphis Daily News - January 16, 2013

Methodist University Hospital has begun construction on a $33.5 million expansion and renovation of its emergency department Jamie Carter, interim CEO for Methodist University Hospital, said the aging facility isn’t large enough to accommodate the hospital’s growing number of emergency department visitors He estimates the Methodist University Hospital emergency department was originally built to handle […]

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$3.5 Million McVay Station Begins

Memphis Daily News - November 27, 2012

Three Class A speculative office buildings have broken ground in Germantown at McVay Road and Poplar Pike The $3.5 million development, named McVay Station Professional Center, is by Jason Speed, local developer and contractor whose claim to fame was Corporate Gardens, a $24 million, 148,000-square-foot retail and office park delivered in 2001 on 14 acres […]

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Roxul to break ground in Marshall County in 2013

Commercial Appeal - June 17, 2012

Insulation maker Roxul plans to complete all design and permit work in 2012 and break ground on its planned $130 million Marshall County plant near Byhalia in early 2013, say company officials. The company, a unit of Rockwool International, has selected Allen & Hoshall of Memphis as the main civil design firm. The project engineering […]

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Clark/Dixon Architects design expanded $3M firing range for Shelby County Sheriff’s Department

The Commercial Appeal - June 14, 2012

An architecture firm has designed not only new facilities for the Sheriff’s Office firing range, but a stilted way to keep the Wolf away. Clark/Dixon Architects was chosen from among 10 firms seeking the contract to design the $3 million project. “Their proposal just seemed to be packaged well,” said Maurice Denbow, administrator of planning […]

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Workshop scheduled for Memphis contractors who didn’t win Electrolux business

Commercial Appeal - April 4, 2012

A technical-assistance workshop will be held Thursday for more than 50 local contractors who didn’t submit successful bids to help build the Electrolux plant. The event will cover such topics as estimate preparation, construction contracts and project execution. The project’s general contractor, WG Yates & Sons, will conduct the workshop from 8 a.m. to noon […]

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Industrial Development Board picks Electrolux project manager

Commercial Appeal - May 4, 2011

A committee has picked Memphis engineering company Allen & Hoshall to oversee the Electrolux factory construction project on behalf of the Memphis-Shelby County Industrial Development Board. The IDB’s special committee on Electrolux on Tuesday authorized the board to begin negotiating a contract with the firm. Just two of the three members of the committee were […]

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FedEx opens employee screening facility, pedestrian bridge over Democrat

Commercial Appeal -

A newly completed pedestrian bridge over Democrat makes an esthetic statement while providing FedEx hub workers a convenient, comfortable walk to security screening. Upon closer inspection, the perforated aluminum panels covering the bridge’s exterior bring to mind the hidden arrow in FedEx’s familiar logo. The bridge and 30,500-square-foot screening facility were pressed into service Monday […]

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Engineers, architects, general contractors adopt seamless system to project delivery

Commercial Appeal - April 15, 2011

Related: Commercial Real Estate General contractors, architects and engineers have been working together with owners for years to make projects better. However, the process is becoming increasingly formalized and given a new name: Integrated Project Delivery. Integrated Project Delivery is a project delivery approach which integrates people, systems, business structures and practices through a collaborative […]

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Energy audits can result in big savings

Mississippi Business Journal - March 28, 2011

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Nashville Int’l Reconstructs One Runway, Rehabs Another

Airport Improvement Magazine - March 1, 2011

In August 2009, Nashville International Airport (BNA) shut down runway 2L-20R for reconstruction. A 2007 evaluation of the 35-yearold pavement found accelerated deterioration resulting from an alkali-silica reaction. The pavement was cracking and showing structural deficiencies; within five years, the evaluation concluded, the runway would fall below minimal service levels. “The pavement had come to […]

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