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Building a Modern Home for the Hawkeye Aircraft
07/06/15
The contractor’s mission was to quickly replace Northrop Grumman’s existing manufacturing facility for the U.S. Navy’s Hawkeye aircraft.

Photos courtesy of The Austin Co.


Top Contractors See Southeast Contract Activity Heating Up
07/06/15
Respondents to ENR Southeast’s Top Contractors survey collectively reported a 5.6% revenue gain for 2014.

Photo Courtesy of Suffolk Construction

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05/18/15 Porsche Design Tower Takes Elevation to Another Level

The 60-story luxury condominium tower features a first-of-its-kind car elevator system that lets residents go along for the ride.
05/12/15 MOX Project's Rising Costs a Challenge for DOE Plutonium Program

The authors of a controversial report estimate that completion of the MOX project may not occur until 2043, or later.
04/15/15 Best Of The Best: Florida Polytechnic University Science and Technology BUilding

The Florida Polytechnic University Innovation, Science and Technology building earned Best Of The Best Projects awards in the higher education and specialty contracting categories.
04/13/15 Clemson Energy Innovation Center is ENR's Editors' Choice Winner for Best Of The Best 2014

Clemson University's Energy Innovation Center in North Charleston, S.C., was named as ENR's Editors' Choice award winner for the Best Of The Best 2014 contest.
03/23/15 As Momentum Builds, 2015 Project Starts Should Top 2014

The Southeast’s construction market is picking up steam, say both industry officials and the latest regional forecasts.
03/23/15 Georgia Tech Research Conjures Platinum Lab Project

The latest laboratory facility at the Georgia Institute of Technology re-sets the university’s standard for collaborative research projects.
02/18/15 $2.3B 'I-4 Ultimate' Construction Ready to Roll

The construction start for the massive rebuilding of I-4 through Orlando will bring a coming surge of activity in 2015.
01/26/15 Engineering the Relaunch of NASA's Historic VAB

Roughly $100-million redo will boost flexibility for future assembly of varying rocket designs
01/26/15 Top Trends to Watch in 2015

Southeast builders will have to deal with a different set of issues as construction continues to gain momentum.
11/03/14 1950s-Styled Cabana Bay Resort
The project, built by Balfour Beatty Construction, won a Best Projects Award of Merit in the residential/hospitality category.
11/03/14 Alabama Plant Project is India Firm's First U.S. Facility
The Polyplex Wild Turkey project won an Award of Merit in the manufacturing category.
11/03/14 Army Hospital's Quick Schedule Gives Builders Their Marching Orders
The Fort Benning Martin Army Community Hospital won the Best Health Care award for the Southeast.
11/03/14 Austell, Ga., Family Entertainment Center Rises Above Norm
The Riverside EpiCenter project in Austell, Ga., won an Award of Merit in the Cultural/Worship category.
11/03/14 Bridge Builders Step Lightly Over Sensitive Environmental Impacts
The Veterans Memorial Bridge in Stuart, Fla., won an Award of Merit in the highways/bridges category.
11/03/14 Builder Scrambled to Construct New Northrop Grumman Facility
The Aircraft Design Center of Excellence won an Award of Merit in the office category.
11/03/14 Builders Convert Office Campus Into New Atlanta High School
The JE Dunn-led project won the Best K-12 Project award.
11/03/14 Builders of UNC Research Facility Study Their Safety Methods
The Marsico Hall project at the University of North Carolina won the Excellence in Safety award.
11/03/14 Builders Use Innovative Approach in a Tight Squeeze at Tampa Airport
The structural rehabilitation of parking garage ramps at Tampa International Airport won an Award of Merit in the small projects category.
11/03/14 Cancer Treatment Centers of America Undertakes Multiple Expansions
Batson-Cook Co.’s project for Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Newnan, Ga., won an Award of Merit in the health care category.
11/03/14 Central Florida Resort Project Transforms Former Mining Site
Streamsong Resort won the Best Residential/Hospitality award for the Southeast.
11/03/14 Children's Clothier's New Digs Emphasizes Customers, Quality
The Choate Construction-led project won the Best Interior/Tenant Improvement award.
11/03/14 Confidential Federal Building Project Stands Out
The Beck Group won an Award of Merit in the Governmen/Public Buildings category.
11/03/14 Construction of Jewish Community Center Overcomes Mother Nature
The Mandel Jewish Community Center won an Award of Merit in the cultural-worship category.
11/03/14 Duke University's Environment Hall Will Aid Sustainability Research
The Lend Lease Construction-led project won the Southeast’s Best Green Building award.
11/03/14 Facebook's Latest North Carolina Data Center Goes for Gold
The Facebook FRC4 project won an Award of Merit in the Green Buildings category.
11/03/14 Florida Polytechnic, PortMiami Tunnel Lead 2014's 'Best Projects'

ENR Southeast’s Best Projects contest ended up with two winners of the Project of the Year award.
11/03/14 Georgia Hospital Uses Geothermal Heat Pump System
The WellStar Pauling Hospital earned an Award of Merit in the health care category.
11/03/14 Honda Aircraft Facility Elevates Customer Experience
The KBR-led project earned an Award of Merit in the office category.
11/03/14 Jacksonville's Mayo Clinic Expansion Goes Vertical
Robins & Morton won an Award of Merit in the health care category.
11/03/14 Knights Minor-League Ballpark a Big Hit for Charlotte
The project earned the Best Project Award in the sports/entertainment category.
11/03/14 Logistics Planning, 3D Models Speed Construction of Wake County Justice Center
The Wake County Justice Center received the Best Project award in the government/public building category.
11/03/14 Office Building's Amenities Encourage Workers to 'Play Hard'
The Red Ventures project won the Best Office/Mixed-Use award for the Southeast
11/03/14 Omni Nashville Hotel Stands Tall
The Brasfield & Gorrie project won an Award of Merit in the residential/hospitality category.
11/03/14 Pedestrian Bridge Becomes a Community Asset
The Chain of Lakes Trail Pedestrian Bridge won an Award of Merit in the small projects category.
11/03/14 Plant Builders Overcome Lost Work to Meet Schedule
The Carbo Ceramics project earned an Award of Merit in the energy/industrial category.
11/03/14 PortMiami's Wharves Strengthened to Accommodate Deeper Channel
Award of Merit - Water/Environment
11/03/14 Puerto Rican Dam a First for Roller-Compacted Concrete Technology
The project earned a Best Projects Award of Merit in the water/environment category.
11/03/14 Railroad Pedestrian Underpass a Big Deal for UNC-Greensboro
The Railroad Pedestrian Underpass project won the award for Best Small Project.
11/03/14 Redesign Lightens Spirit at Raleigh-Durham International Airport
The project won the Best Airport/Transit award for the Southeast.
11/03/14 Renovation Breathes New Life Into Duke's Baldwin Auditorium
The project won the Best Projects award for Best Renovation/Restoration.
11/03/14 Renovation Updates 16 Floors of Iconic Midtown Atlanta Building
The Alston & Bird renovation earned an Award of Merit in the interior/tenant improvement category.
11/03/14 Savannah's Harry S. Truman Parkway Project Stops Here
Balfour Beatty Infrastructure won an Award of Merit for its Harry S. Truman Parkway Phase V contract.
11/03/14 Soaring Polytechnic Project Lets Builders Stand Tall

Santiago Calatrava’s Innovation, Science and Technology Building for Florida Polytechnic University won the Building Project of the Year award.
11/03/14 South Florida Mormon Temple Showcases Design Aesthetics
The Fort Lauderdale Temple won the top award in the cultural-worship category.
11/03/14 Steam Plant Renovation Gets Duke University Off Coal
The Duke University West Campus Steam Plant project won an Award of Merit in the renovation category.
11/03/14 Transportation Builders Race to Save Wounded Jax Bridge
Best Projects judges recognized the Mathews Bridge Emergency Repairs project with a special award.
11/03/14 University Student Center Sets High Standard
Oglethorpe University’s Turner Lynch Campus Center won an Award of Merit in the higher education category.
11/03/14 VA Health Care Center Delivered With Private Funding
The project earned an Award of Merit in the health-care category.
11/03/14 Wake Forest Medical Center Grows Up
Lend Lease led the vertical expansion of the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center project, which won an Award of Merit in the health care category.
11/03/14 Wind Turbine Drivetrain Test Center Doubles as Grid Simulator
The Clemson University project won the top Best Projects award in the energy/industrial category.
10/30/14 Chattahoochee River Restoration Churns Up Whitewater Attraction
The Chattahoochee River Restoration/Columbus Whitewater project earned the award for Best Water/Environmental project.
10/29/14 Miami Tunnel Builders Dig Deep for Cutting-Edge Project

The PortMiami Tunnel project was named Southeast Infrastructure Project of the year
10/28/14 Yadkin River Bridge Project Delivers Timely Replacement of Aging Structure
The project earned an Award of Merit in the highways/bridges category.
10/15/14 Contractors Get Ready to Build 1,000-ft Miami Observation Tower

The dramatic, curvilinear structure was designed by Arquitectonica International Corp. of Miami.
09/08/14 Batson-Cook 'Leans' Into a Future Building Plan

Batson-Cook Construction is conducting an extended experiment with lean construction
07/30/14 All Aboard Florida Taps Suffolk to Build Miami Station

Suffolk Construction should start construction of the nine-acre Miami facility later this year.
07/28/14 Falcons Stadium Architect Goes 'Over the Top' With Roof Design

New Atlanta Stadium’s complicated kinetic roof is driving the critical path for the entire 1.8-million-sq-ft project.
06/30/14 'Robust' Rebuild Designed to Deliver Reservoir 2.0

Design-builder Kiewit-Gannett Fleming leaves nothing to chance as it renovates Tampa Bay Water’s cracking reservoir
05/05/14 As Design Activity Picks Up, Industry Sentiment Follows

Southeast design firms are starting to feel more confident that an upturn is developing some staying power
05/05/14 Builders Solve Calatrava's Florida Polytechnic Puzzle

Overcoming numerous constructability challenges, builders are delivering the $60-million project on schedule, and on budget
03/10/14 Dynamic Deeds Build Clemson's Unique Test Facility

Clemson University’s new test facility in North Charleston, S.C., aims to aid equipment manufacturers and utilities by providing enhanced data about power-generation systems.
03/10/14 Southeast Top Starts Ranking Reveals Stop-and-Go Recovery

Another year of narrow recovery provided limited benefits to contractors.
02/19/14 Contractors Go High-Tech for Daytona Racetrack Rebuild

Contractors modernizing a 55-year-old, legendary Southeast racetrack are pushing the limits of technology as they scramble to complete the complex project.
01/06/14 Saga of Building Orlando Arts Center Heads for Dramatic Conclusion

After funding problems stalled the project, builders had to adopt an alternate construction strategy to keep the city facility viable.
01/06/14 Southeast Watch List: Look Out for These 2014 Developments

An improving construction market will force Southeast builders to deal with a looming worker shortage in 2014 and beyond.
11/04/13 140-Year-Old Georgia Mill Gets Homey Makeover
Eagle & Phenix Mill No. 2 Renovation won the award for best renovation/restoration project.
11/04/13 A Marathon Sewer Rebuild for City of Marathon, Fla.
The $126.6-million sewer, stormwater project earned the environment award in this year’s Best Projects contest.
11/04/13 Baptist Medical Center Tower Rises Above Tricky Site
The Jacksonville hospital project earned an Award of Merit in the 2013 Best Projects contest.
11/04/13 Booker High School Enhances Building Strength, Efficiency
The Sarasota, Fla., project earned an award of merit in the K-12 schools category.
11/04/13 Builders Go Lean to Erect Atlanta Condo in 12 Months
The SkyHouse condominium project won the best residential award in this year’s Best Projects contest.
11/04/13 Duval County Courthouse is a New Jacksonville Landmark
The $245-million project won an award of merit in the government/public buildings category.
11/04/13 Emory Research Building is a Campus Gateway
Emory University’s new Health Sciences Research Building provides dramatic front door to the campus.
11/04/13 Facebook Data Center Earns Many Green 'Likes'
Designed to take advantage of natural airflow, the 354,000-sq-ft facility was named Best Green Project.
11/04/13 Florida Retirement Community Receives Stylish Additions
The Naples, Fla., project won an award of merit in the residential category.
11/04/13 Miami Dade College Project Links School's Future, Past
The project won an Award of Merit in the higher education/research category.
11/04/13 Miami Elevated Heavy Rail Line Steps Lightly Over Hurdles
The AirportLink Metrorail Extension project earned the Excellence in Safety award, and the top project in the airports/transit category.
11/04/13 Modern Office Rises Over Historic Savannah
By meeting aesthetic and structural challenges, The Cay Building earns best office/mixed-use project honors.
11/04/13 Music City Center Reflects Its Country Music Roots
The $415-million Nashville convention center project was named best sports/entertainment project.
11/04/13 N.C. State Library Built for Digital Future
The James B. Hunt Jr. Library project was named the best higher education/research project.
11/04/13 Nemours Foundation's Vision Drives Design of Children's Hospital

The project took the top overall Best Projects prize, and scored highest in the health care category.
11/04/13 Oxford College Renovation Updates 19th-Century Building
The renovation and expansion of Emory University’s Oxford College language hall in Oxford, Ga.—originally built in 1874—brought the structure up to modern building codes while incorporating modern educational technologies.
11/04/13 Phased Project Revamps UNC Campus
The project won an award of merit in the higher education/research category.
11/04/13 Sandy Grove School Earns ‘Positive’ Energy Marks
The Lumberton, N.C., middle school was named this year’s best K-12 schools project.
11/04/13 Savannah, Ga., Residence Offers Sustainable Charms
306 West Waldburg was named this year’s best small project.
11/04/13 South Carolina Wastewater Plant Meets New Standards
The $44.3-million project for Renewable Water Resources earned an award of merit in this year’s Best Projects competition.
11/04/13 Southeast's Best Projects Provide Glimpse of Future

This year’s judges recognized 25 Southeast projects for construction and design excellence.
11/04/13 SR 408/417 Interchange Project Boosts Capacity, Safety
The $72-million rebuild of the SR 408/417 interchange in Central Florida earned the best highways/bridges award in this year’s Best Projects contest.
11/04/13 Steady Gains in 2014 May Not Satisfy Southeast Firms

Steady gains in new contracts should continue through 2014, but Southeast contractors will likely remain hungry for more.
11/04/13 Tennessee Bridge Provides Missing Link for Foothills Parkway
The project won an award of merit in the highways/bridges category.
11/04/13 U.S. Central Command Gets High-Tech, High-Security Digs
The project at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa earned an award of merit in the government/public buildings category.
11/04/13 UF Research Center Strikes Iconic Pose
This LEED-Platinum facility features an iconic exterior of steel sunshade and terra-cotta rain screen.
10/08/13 CB&I Plant That Feeds Vogtle Project Faces NRC Scrutiny

The NRC is requiring CB&I to enact measures to improve the workplace culture related to quality control at a Lake Charles, La., plant that supplies materials to nuclear-power projects in Georgia and South Carolina.
09/09/13 Precise Building Strategy Lifts Army Hospital Project

Design-builder pushes contractors, designers to higher levels of BIM-based coordination on a first-of-its-kind Army hospital project.
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