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Mercedes-Benz U.S. International ASRS Building Project Receives 2011 AGC Build Alabama Award

On April 27th, the Automatic Storage Retrieval System building, critical to vehicle storage at the Mercedes-Benz U.S. International plant in Vance, Alabama, was nearly destroyed by a tornado. We had only fifteen weeks to achieve substantial completion for this project, starting almost from scratch.  Unfortunately, timing and cost made reusing the original structural design – […]

The Steel Dust Recycling Kiln 2 Expansion Project Receives a 2011 Build Alabama Award

Within steel mills, steel dust forms after electric arc furnaces melt scrap metal. In the United States alone, over one million tons are generated every year.  And 40% of that ends up in landfills, creating safe storage issues and squandering the opportunity to produce a staggering amount of valuable zinc and iron rich material.  SDR […]

Holy Spirit Catholic Church Recognized as Best New Buildings by Business Alabama

The spiritual heritage of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, the heart of Tuscaloosa’s Catholic community, began nearly with the incorporation of Tuscaloosa itself, more than 150 years ago.  During that time, first as Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church in 1844, then continuing to grow with the establishment of Saint Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in 1916, […]

Clara Verner Tower Renovation Receives 2009 AGC Build Alabama Award

One week into December residents of a low income, senior citizen apartment building at the foot of the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa received heartbreaking news.  They would lose their homes unless a plan for a new sprinkler system for the 13-story building, required by the current fire code, was in place by January […]

The First Federal Bank Highway 69 South Branch Receives 2008 AGC Build Alabama Award

Insofar as location, the site chosen for the bank branch was practically ideal, central and convenient to area First Federal customers and boasting an existing building that could be salvaged.  However, in reality, the site was simply too small for the four-lane drive-thru the bank would require.  Plus, in a prior life, the out-parcel’s existing […]

The Eastwood Mac Retail Building Receives 2008 AGC Build Alabama Award

The Eastwood Mac Retail Building is a 7,000 square-foot, one-to-four tenant shopping center located in the heart of Tuscaloosa.  In its construction, we tried diligently to use as many earthen materials as possible.  The building’s natural pallet of rough brown stacked stone veneer, smooth slabs of black slate, and clay tile roof is beautifully combined […]