Brasfield & Gorrie Celebrates Going Vertical Event

January 31, 2012

Birmingham, Ala.— Brasfield & Gorrie marked a major milestone on the 29Seven Mixed-Use building in the Lakeview district of downtown Birmingham.

On Friday, January, 27, the going vertical event was held and recognized the ongoing construction of the structure. The new building will include three stories of wood framed, for lease apartments, over a full level of retail shell space.

The 29Seven project is part of the Birmingham Construction Industry Authority (BCIA), which assists in the growth of minority business enterprises.

Brasfield & Gorrie is partnered with project owner Retail Specialists, Inc. and architect, LIVE Design Group.

Brasfield & Gorrie began construction in November 2011 and the project is scheduled to complete in August 2012.

Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets, including commercial, institutional, government, healthcare, municipal, industrial, and wastewater treatment. We serve clients from offices in Atlanta and Columbus, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; Dallas, Texas; Jacksonville and Orlando, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Raleigh, North Carolina. Brasfield & Gorrie has approximately 2,400 employees, and its 2011 revenues were $1.7 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 28th among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2011.