Retirement Systems of Alabama Dexter Avenue Office Building
Cost: $185 M
Size: 525,000 SF
Year Constructed: 2011
Owner: Retirement Systems of Alabama
The Retirement Systems of Alabama Judicial Office building in Montgomery Alabama is the latest in the state capital's finest office facilities. This project celebrates the historic State of Alabama Judicial Building and offers spectacular views of Montgomery's downtown, the Alabama riverfront and the state capitol building from its landscaped terraces and private executive balconies. It offers covered executive parking, 24/7 security, above standard electrical systems and state-of-the-art climate controls. Its interior combines the finest of woods, limestone, granites, marble, and stainless steel. Visitors will be awed by the dramatic four-story lobby/atrium, with its high limestone walls and grand staircase, with elevators covered in polished granite glass and stainless steel. The showcase of the project is the fully restored historic Alabama Judicial building which is embraced by the 50 foot high structural glazed grand vestibule, at Dexter Avenue. The restored portions of the project have been adapted for premium executive office space and a conference multi-purpose center which features the original Supreme Court chamber and lobby.
Tenant Development for the Retirement Systems of Alabama
This work includes new tenant development work in packages ranging from 3,000 SF to upwards of 14,000 SF. Services for each tenant include detailed programming of spatial use adhering to strict building standard tenant guidelines and complete interior architectural services for design and contract administration. Tenants include: Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. Ball, Ball, Mathews & Novak, P.A. Sasser, Sefton & Brown, P.C. Alagasco, Southeast Alabama Gas District
98 Palms Shopping Center
This 86,000 SF center, located in the center of the seaside town of Destin, Florida, reflects the surrounding surf, sand, and sunshine. Located minutes away from several posh resort communities, 98 Palms rests in a trade area that caters to an influx of beach bound tourist, as well as a steady steam of year-round locals.
The upscale architecture reflects the nearby "beach style" and includes palm inspired accents, cast stone, stucco, colonnaded walkways and lush tropical landscaping.
Alfa Corporation Executive Office Building
Cost: $15 M Size: 150,000 SF
Alterations and additions to Alfa Corporation Executive Office Building and Business Processing Center is a $45 million facility housing complete business protection and continuity functions of Alfa Insurance. The 135,000 SF facility is designed as a Tier III protected building with poured concrete walls, floors and roof structure. The building includes a complete computer data center, as well as classrooms, seminar rooms and administrative support areas. In addition, the existing food service cafeteria was completely renovated to better serve the growing workforce, and the new building was connected to the existing facility with a 600 ft. pedestrian bridge.
Emerald Grande at Harborwalk Village
Cost: $161 M
Harbor Walk Village is a mixed-use facility that includes two 13-story condominium towers totaling 281 units, a 13-story time share tower with 121 units, 50,000 SF of retail space, 2 restaurants, a night club, 12,000 SF conference center, and a 5-story, 729 parking garage. The resort style condominiums radiate luxury owing to the unmatched amenities including a full service European spa and fitness center, indoor and outdoor heated pools overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, family-oriented water playground, full-time concierge, numerous restaurants to choose from as well as in-room dining, child care, state-of-the-art business center, garage parking and 24 hour security.
Master planning of the site included design of pathways, landscape / hardscape to support waterfront shopping, water sports, boat, pontoon and ski rentals, world class fishing, aqua adventures, dolphin cruises, clubs and nightlife, weekly fireworks, seasonal festivals, live entertainment, and support to an array of restaurants to satisfy all tastes.