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News Archives: August 2015

Four Benefits of Having a Self-Performing General Contractor

August 27, 2015

Self-perform is a hot topic in the construction industry, but what is it exactly and why does it matter? When self-performing, the lead general contractor on a project completes certain construction activities, such as concrete, carpentry, or framing work, with its own skilled labor force.
Often, self-performing particular scopes of work can benefit a project. More importantly, self-perform capabilities add value for all clients…. Read more

Brasfield & Gorrie Tops Out Phase III of RiverPlace

August 26, 2015

Embassy Suites Greenville Downtown and Parking Deck Reach Highest Point
GREENVILLE, S.C. (August 25, 2015) – Today, Brasfield & Gorrie topped out Phase III of the RiverPlace development, which includes the new Embassy Suites Greenville Downtown, parking deck and associated retail space. The 156-key hotel, the centerpiece of this latest phase of construction, has reached its pinnacle with the placement of the uppermost concrete slab…. Read more

Construction Underway on New Westin Jackson Hotel

August 4, 2015

Groundbreaking ceremony marks start of work on new luxury hotel
Jackson, Miss. (Aug. 4, 2015) – A groundbreaking ceremony today marked the start of construction on a new WestinTM Jackson hotel in Jackson, Mississippi.
Slated to open in January 2017, the 169,000 sq ft structure will be the first luxury global hotel brand in Jackson…. Read more


Revolutionizing Walk-Throughs with VDC and Virtual Reality Technology

August 3, 2015

Imagine being able to walk through your new facility—before it is constructed. At Piedmont Fayette Hospital, doctors, nurses, and key leaders recently did just that.
Brasfield & Gorrie virtual design and construction (VDC) professionals gave hospital leaders a virtual tour of the facility only weeks after the start of construction, which will be completed in the fall of 2016…. Read more