Atlanta Public Schools’ Office of Career, Technical and Agricultural Education recognized the efforts of Heery International and Senior Project Manager George Harkness toward the institution’s mission at the 2017 Partner Recognition Breakfast. Dr. Michael Maze, APS Director of Career, Technica... Continue Reading
Considering recent events with the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, it is important to note that the architecture, engineering and construction management industry doesn’t need to be driven by mandates for sustainability on a local, national or global level. According to the... Continue Reading
Construction has begun for the renovation and expansion of Tarleton State University’s Memorial Stadium in Stephenville, TX. The project kicks-off with the replacement of the existing artificial turf with the new CoolPlay surface.
Heery Sports is leading the design process with Huckabe... Continue Reading
It’s easy to use cinematic descriptions when discussing the City of West Hollywood: sunshine above Santa Monica Boulevard, dog on a glittering leash, a couple entering Hamburger Mary’s, a stroller embroidered with a George Eliot quote, music on the patio. A visitor would be easily entertained ... Continue Reading
Earlier this year, we held a photo contest where employees from all our regional offices where asked to capture the spirit of Heery in a single snapshot. In simple terms, this photo would express <... Continue Reading
Even with multiple locations and a diversity of activities throughout the U.S., our employees continue to work toward a common corporate goal – to give back to the community in which we work.
In 2008, to unify its community service efforts, Heery created Heery from the Heart, a Nationa... Continue Reading
Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions offers students interested in science and health careers an alternative to the traditional high school experience. When the school opened in 1972 as a partnership between the Houston Independent School District (HISD) and Baylor College of ... Continue Reading
Giving back to the communities in which we live and work is an integral component of Heery’s culture, especially when our employees can pair a passion for service with their professional expertise. One such account of this willingness to give back occurred in Heery’s Orlando office where Senio... Continue Reading
On May 23, staff from our Boston office watched with City and school officials and the design and construction project teams as the final steel beam was placed on top of the new Beverly Middle School. When complete, it will be the largest middle school in the state of Massachusetts. The ... Continue Reading
Now let’s explore the modern use of visualization in construction and facilities management, Augmented Reality. Showing information overlaid on the real world is likely going to be more significant than Virtual Reality, particularly for this specific part of the industry. A maintenance techni... Continue Reading
For its third year, Heery International has been approved as a Certified Commissioning Firm (CCF) by the Building Commissioning Certification Board. The CCF demonstrates the highest standards for professional commissioning firms.
With the determination and ability to provide premier se... Continue Reading
Being active in the community and giving back is a big part of Heery's culture. Each office from coast to coast participates in community service and fund-raising initiatives to benefit those in need and support charitable organizations operating within the communities where we live and work. ... Continue Reading
Last week, I discussed Building Information Modeling becoming a game-changer in the AECOO industry. Now, let’s talk about how visualization is dominating the conversation. It’s likely the first wave of BIM adoption had to subside, making way for the second wave of Virtual Reality (VR... Continue Reading
Heery International Senior Associate Janelle Kolisch was selected as Young Engineer of the Year by the Professional Engineers of Oregon (PEO), a chapter of the National Society of Professional Engineers, at the Annual State Conference Awards Dinner on May 11. An outstanding chapter member unde... Continue Reading
On May 9, Heery's Houston Team had the pleasure of celebrating with the Houston Independent School District, city officials and the community-at-large the groundbreaking of the new Barbara Jordan High School for Careers. Heery is serving as the Program Manager for the new 120,000 square ... Continue Reading
Heery’s Atlanta Design Team took home four awards at the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Georgia Chapter’s 37th Annual Design Excellence Awards. The ceremony recognizes the best of Georgia’s commercial and residential design. The team was recognized for their work on t... Continue Reading
The reality for anyone in the AECOO (Architecture Engineering Construction Owners and Operators) industry in 2017 is change. With the advent of Building Information Modeling software - i.e., the acquisition of Revit Technology Corporation by powerful marketing machine Autodesk in 200... Continue Reading
Discovery Elementary School a Recipient of the Committee on the Environment’s
2017 Top Ten Awards
For decades, Heery has demonstrated a commitment to sustainable design and construction practices and has helped many clients achieve high levels of building performance and investment... Continue Reading
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce presented Heery International with the 2017 South Florida R.E.A.L (Real Estate Achievers and Leaders) Architecture Firm of the Year Award. Heery was recognized for its notable achievements in architecture and its leadership within the Miami community. Seve... Continue Reading
On Monday – April 24th, with over two inches of rain the night before, and a heavy mist at times during the first nine holes, 17 foursomes took to the soggy links at Polo Golf & Country Club in Cumming, Georgia. The annual event managed to raise about $12,500 for the Heery Inte... Continue Reading
For Heery, the commitment to sustainability began with the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries’ oil embargo and the resulting oil crisis in 1973. Energy was scarce and prices skyrocketed. Buildings, as one of the largest users of energy, presented a opportunity that building des... Continue Reading
Each year, Earth Day comes to us as a reminder of the importance our impact has on the global environment. Today, Heery celebrates the growing movement surrounding sustainable practices in design and construction by reminding ourselves of the impact our industry has on the global environment. ... Continue Reading
The Oregon School Facility Management Association (OSFMA) recognized Heery International for over 25 years of partnership and support at its 31st Annual Conference. OSFMA is an organization of school facilities maintenance professionals with the common goal of promoting and developi... Continue Reading
“With its powerful presence in the heart of the University of Cincinnati, Nippert Stadium’s new West Pavilion provides unparalleled new amenities and greatly enhanced spaces that touch all aspects of the game-day experience and daily campus life.” – Gordon Smith, ... Continue Reading
Amy Griffin, Interior Designer in Heery's Atlanta office, is hard at work on a test fit for a new corporate client. Amy enjoys customizing the design of a space to reflect the unique inner-workings of each corporate organization and individual departments. In order to create a positive experie... Continue Reading
It has been 50 years since the Snohomish County Courthouse was built. Since then, the worlds of courthouse design, building construction, and court operation have changed extensively. On Wednesday, the Snohomish County Council provided a vote of confidence in Heery's design plan to modernize t... Continue Reading
Coastal Carolina University celebrated the groundbreaking of the expansion to Brooks Stadium, home of the Chanticleers' Football program.
The ceremony marks the beginning of construction of the stadium expansion. The first phase will bring the stadium seating capacity to a... Continue Reading
CoreNet Global is a non-profit association, with strategic responsibility for the real estate assets of large corporations.
The organization’s mission is to advance the practice of corporate real estate through professional development opportunities, publication... Continue Reading
The Sun Belt Conference is all about being progressive. The league continues to change for the better with three stadiums under construction.
1. Turning Turner - The 50,000-seat ballpark is under construction to transform Turner Field into a state-of-the-art football s... Continue Reading
Being an intern at Heery is not just a position but a learning experience, an opportunity, a chance to get insight into things many others may not learn until deep into their career. Ever since the start of this internship, I always enjoyed engineering, from designing soap box cars, ... Continue Reading
Heery's design for the Edison office development in Alpharetta, Georgia brings a popular loft-style space to this growing submarket of Atlanta. Alpharetta currently has the largest concentration of tech employees in the metro area, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, and development w... Continue Reading
Heery Engineering recently hosted two foreign exchange students from France, Shune and Karim, as part of our continued partnership with Atlanta Public Schools, through their CTAE Foreign Exchange Program. The two young men spent a week at Heery learning about engineering design and C... Continue Reading
On February 28, design students from Kennesaw State University engaged in a Firm Crawl where they stopped by our corporate office in Atlanta for a backstage pass into the working world of Heery International.
The visit began with a tour, where students caught a glimpse of our office cu... Continue Reading
The Georgia World Congress Center Authority unveiled new upgrades to its engineering systems in late February that will deliver an enhanced visitor experience and reduced energy and water usage throughout the Georgia World Congress Center complex.
Already the largest LEED certified con... Continue Reading
This year National Engineer’s Week was February 19-25, the very week the Heery Landover office holds its annual competition, the Paper Airplane Contest. On Monday, February 20, Heery employees competed to make an airplane using the approved paper and could only add an extra $1 worth of materia... Continue Reading
The University of Cincinnati's Nippert Stadium Expansion received an award from the International Interior Design Association's Georgia Chapter in their Best of the Best (B.O.B.) Awards Competition. The IIDA B.O.B. Awards are the highest honors that IIDA Georgia gives in recognition of design ... Continue Reading
Public art is about creating, or perhaps reflecting, a 'sense of place' about an area or neighborhood. It can facilitate an attachment to the community and express the characteristics and the culture of the community.
The writer Gertrude Stein famously said when returning to her childh... Continue Reading
Heery's Iowa City office gathered on February 17th to celebrate Phil Grimes’ retirement. Phil came from Heery's Orlando office to the Iowa City office in 2012 to be the construction manager for the new University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. His guidance, leadership, an... Continue Reading
The University of Florida’s Harrell Medical Education Building recently earned LEED Gold Certification. The U.S. Green Building Council recognized the structure for its strong environmental performance and sustainable design. The new building employs a chilled beam system to reduce energy cost... Continue Reading
Every day when we listen to the news or read the paper, we are shocked by tragic scenarios and large-scale natural disasters. We must prepare our buildings for worst-case scenarios, it is a harsh reality. Given finite resources, however, hospitals must attempt to focus their resources on the m... Continue Reading
As the students travel from class to class at the new Hazel Wolf K-8 School, they are embraced by opportunities to learn. The living wall of plants is cared for and studied, the staircase demonstrates the mathematical equations involved in the building's design, and the outdoor teaching spaces... Continue Reading
On Sunday, January 22, 2017, over 72,000 spectators took their seats to witness the Atlanta Falcons defeat the Green Bay Packers and claim the NFC Championship title before saying farewell to city’s beloved Dome and the team's home-turf of more than 25 years.
Since 2009, the Heery International Foundation has been striving to make a real impact in the communities in which we work. Exhibiting the theme of “Shaping Brighter Futures”, the Foundation grants a gift to charities that have demonstrated their ability to shape a brighter future for our worl... Continue Reading
For more than a decade, the Atlanta Interiors group has brought holiday cheer to children across America through a program called “We Care”.
In partnership with the Boys and Girls Club across America, Herman Miller created the event 20 years ago, bringing the holiday spirit to 6,000 ch... Continue Reading
Founded in 2006, Gingertown is a holiday spirited initiative that allots designers and teams to build creative town structures. Each year, David M. Schwartz Architects hosts the event and creates a new master plan for the "magical town of ginger." This year's site plan was set around the... Continue Reading
Our professionals sure do have unique hidden talents.
The Art Expression Creation hosted by SMPS Central Florida Chapter features works of art created by artisans of the A/E/C community. The event is an art show, sale and auction where proceeds benefit the Leukemia and... Continue Reading
Of all the car ads that I've seen in print, on television and online, there isn't one in a setting that even slightly resembles my commute. They are mostly shown in an open expanse with few other cars nearby or on a closed track that carries the small notation, "Professional driver on a closed... Continue Reading
I’ve blogged previously about Heery’s designing of the data center for the US’s next supercomputer and hanging a communicating stair off the side of an existing office building to aid in collaboration between the occupants. If you combine those with the MRI expansion projects I’ve worked on he... Continue Reading
Casual Friday in the fall for Dane Hawthorne, a designer in Heery’s sports studio, is much livelier than Casual Friday during the rest of the year. As a Gator fan, Dane’s dedication to his team is widely known throughout the office. In fact, it’s hard to miss.
With a closet full of ora... Continue Reading
Heery Construction Coordinator Jennifer Fournier at our Nashville-based office recently went the distance at the Tough Mudder for Save the Children charity event. Jennifer braved the mud, and the mud hit back.
Jennifer attacked the mud at the Tough Mudder event at the Milky Way Farms i... Continue Reading
Aspen Valley Hospital celebrated the opening of their new healthcare facility with a ribbon cutting event on October 29th. The building's design reflects the existing context of Aspen and provides approximately 230,000 square feet of new and renovated space to meet the needs of the community. ... Continue Reading
The 3400 Overton Project team celebrated the topping out of the new seven-story, Class-A office building and parking structure on Friday, October 21.
Since breaking ground in the fall of 2015, the project has had over three miles of pilings put in place, 596 tons of rebar, over 500 pie... Continue Reading
The University of Cincinnati's Nippert Stadium Expansion project earned an Honor Award in the American Institute of Architects' South Atlantic Region Design Awards program earlier this week in Savannah. Heery International, in collaboration with Architecture Research Office, designed the proje... Continue Reading
As we incorporate new technology into our projects and business efforts, we are constantly challenged to innovate and differentiate. Since purchasing a MakerBot 3D printer in 2015, Heery has been developing better ways to utilize the printer's capabilities in marketing and business developmen... Continue Reading
In the office, it often times becomes easier to overlook the professional business accomplishments of employees. It is even easier to forget to celebrate their accomplishments outside of the workplace. However, at Heery, I’ve come to find that is not the case. Rolling into my eighth month sinc... Continue Reading
In my travels to NYC last week, I was fortunate to come through the new World Trade Center transportation hub, Oculus. This amazing structure was designed by Santiago Calatrava. According to Santiago, the structure is supposed to be an image of a bird release from a child’s hands. Oculus a... Continue Reading
A footstep in your daily life may be minimal, but it makes all the difference in the Alzheimer’s community. On September 17, the Denver office participated in “Walk to END Alzheimer’s”, in the downtown Denver City Park. After the two mile walk, Heery employees raised a total of $200 for the ca... Continue Reading
The Philadelphia Navy Yard Clinic B615 recently held its Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.
Heery designed the newly renovated historic navy clinic building in the Navy Yard. The clinic provides medical and occupational health services for navy personnel in the Philadelphia region. The renovatio... Continue Reading
On July 28-29, 2016 Heery Engineering visited the Joseph P Addabbo Social Security Building in Jamaica, New York to perform an infrared camera* survey of the building exterior assemblies. Architects, engineers, and commissioning agents use the images to diagnose the quality of system and equi... Continue Reading
On September 6, Arbor Heights Elementary students, parents and staff celebrated the opening of the new 89,000 SF state-of-the-art West Seattle E-STEM school. Heery's Tim Ausink, Construction Manager for the project spoke with Western Washington's K5 News about the innovative features of the ne... Continue Reading
Staff from Heery Atlanta’s marketing, business development, interiors and sports architecture teams visited its 3400 Overton Park Drive project today to view the construction halfway through the concrete skeleton. Heery is providing biweekly onsite visits to give Heery staff a better knowledge... Continue Reading
Heery International Foundation is hosting its Charity Golf Tournament on October 10, 2016!
Heery clients, vendors, associates and subcontractors are invited to participate in our North Region's first Golf Tournament for Charity! Join us for a day of fun on the course s... Continue Reading
Collaboration, integration, teamwork and synergy are all buzz words used in today’s corporate environment. One of Heery’s clients, the Intercontinental Exchange, is putting these terms into practice. To facilitate collaboration amongst their employees they tasked Heery with designing a communi... Continue Reading
Most designers like working on the large projects with impressive footprints, awe inspiring heights, or skyline changing facades… but every once-in-a-while you get to do a project that looks unassuming but has a fascinating function. One such project that Heery has worked on recently is the OL... Continue Reading
The Building Design + Construction Giants issue was recently released and, in case you're not familiar with it, this issue is one of the most anticipated of the year. It features rankings of firms within the industry by professional discipline and market sector. Heery has traditionally ranked ... Continue Reading
Heery received several project achievement awards at the CMAA South Atlantic Chapter 2016 Annual Gala! Heery's Augusta Richmond Municipal Building Project received a Project Achievement Award for Public Building Renovation/Modernization under the Constructed value greater than $20 Millio... Continue Reading
Heery's work on the Center for Puppetry Arts was also recognized at the CMAA South Atlantic Chapter 2016 Annual Gala! The project won an Honor Award for Private Building New Construction under the less than $10 Million category and an Honor Award for Private Building New Construction under the... Continue Reading
The project received the CMAA Mid-Atlantic Project of the Year Award in the Category of Higher Education Projects over $20 Million!
The project is one of the most innovative energy efficiency projects in the country at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia. Heery managed the project, whi... Continue Reading
The City of West Hollywood hosted a Grand Opening celebration on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 to mark the completion of its Automated Garage and Community Plaza at West Hollywood City Hall. More than 500 community members attended to en... Continue Reading
The Metro Atlanta Chamber plans to move from its longtime home at Centennial Olympic Park to downtown’s 191 Peachtree tower. MAC plans to move into the landmark, 50-story skyscraper by December after recently selling its building on Marietta Street to the Georgia World Congress Center Authorit... Continue Reading
Heery hosted two Atlanta engineering and technology teachers for a day-long Engineering Teacher Externship where they experienced a real-life model of working in a collaborative engineering work environment. Ms. Lucy from Crim Open Campus High School and Mr. Campbell from Fredrick Douglass Hig... Continue Reading
On Saturday, May 14, the Nashville Office participated in the TDOC 5K Run/Walk at the Historic Tennessee State Penitentiary. All proceeds raised from the even benefit the Big Brothers and Sisters (BBBS) of Middle Tennessee. Nearly 400 people laced up for the event and raised $8,720 for the org... Continue Reading
The Heery Design Team won the ASID Georgia Chapter Design Excellence Bronze Award for their work on the Intercontinental Exchange! The design team provided interior design services for the new corporate headquarters. The design conveyed stability and tradition, while demonstrating a leading te... Continue Reading
The Heery Design Team won the ASID Georgia Chapter Design Excellence Silver Award for the University of Texas Volleyball Development Center! The 26,749 SF space, located 30 feet underground at the University of Texas DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium, provides the Women's Volleyball team with a new, ... Continue Reading
Heery International K-12 sector leader David Waggoner’s Op-Ed published in the Atlanta Business Chronicles explains the importance of Fulton County Schools SPLOST program - An extra penny changes children's lives and the economy http://bit.ly/1ZAY8KR Continue Reading
The Kalen Center is a 17,500 square foot facility that will house Giving Children a Chance (GCAC), Dream Weavers of Georgia, and Moeller and Associates. While they have financing for the project, Heery put a team together, in April 2014, to help them get the most bang for their buck through h... Continue Reading
Joining in the fight against heart disease and strokes, the staff of Heery-Iowa City teamed up with the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics to raise money for the Johnson County Heart Walk. On Saturday, May 7th, the Heery team participated in the 3 mile walk and sponsored a tent at the ... Continue Reading
The Heery Miami office won “Most Elegant” in the 2016 Design Mix event. The theme this year was “Miami Vice”, they took their inspiration from seized contraband. Working with Predere Office Products and Kimball Office, they tapped into the shipping component of their businesses, creating an ou... Continue Reading
In a safety culture, proactive steps against accidents are pervasive in every corporate undertaking. Promoting a safety culture sets an overall tone that communicates to employees, first, that employer’s care about their safety in and out of work, and, second, that accidents that threaten the ... Continue Reading
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was the first humane society to be established in North America and is, today, one of the largest in the world. In recent news Anne Arundel County, Maryland seized 51 cats fro... Continue Reading
The Texas A&M University System has approved Huckabee and Heery Sports to provide architectural and engineering services for the renovation and expansion of Tarleton State University’s Memorial Stadium. The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents this past September authorized $24... Continue Reading
The University of Arizona Football Stadium North Endzone project earned LEED Gold Certification for the structure’s strong environmental performance. The UA/A/E team integrated several energy and environmental components into the project including air lock primary entrances, energy-efficient l... Continue Reading
Heery-Atlanta team members joined more than 600 participants to raise over $250,000 for local wishes at the 12th Annual Walk for Wishes Atlanta outside of Philips Arena. With an average wish cost of $10,000, this amount will help to grant more than 25 wishes in Georgia. Heery also s... Continue Reading
The Boston office participated in the Westborough Town Wide Clean Up on Saturday, April 23. Since Friday, April 22 was Earth Day, this clean-up occurred over a weekend concurrent with this world-wide day of focus on the environment. The event wa... Continue Reading
Did you know that 1 in 7.5 people, or an estimated 755,400 people, in metro Atlanta and north Georgia turn to food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families each year? That’s a daunting statistic and one we cannot ignore. Heery Atlanta came together on April 21 t... Continue Reading
Heery Design, in collaboration with Architecture Research Office, was awarded the 2016 SCUP / AIA-CAE Excellence in Architecture for Building Additions or Adaptive Reuse.
In the center of an architecturally distinctive campus, Nippert Stadium West Pavilion is shaped by the interrelati... Continue Reading
On April 16, the Heery Raleigh office volunteered at the Raleigh Boys and Girls Club Spring Carnival! The day was packed with fun activities and performances from local community groups. Activities included, limbo, a baseball toss, a relay race, a potato sack race, a soccer station/drills, cor... Continue Reading
On April 16, the Landover office volunteered with SHARE (Self Help and Resource Exchange), a non-profit community organization. SHARE provides wholesome and nutritious food to families and individuals in the DC metro area at a reduced cost. On average SHARE serves 10,000 families per month thr... Continue Reading
On April 7, Faubion School and Concordia University celebrated the groundbreaking for the new Faubion school building. The school will serve as the new home for the pre-K through 8th grade Faubion School and Concordia University’s education program.
In 2012, Portland voters ... Continue Reading
The Philadelphia office volunteered at St. Peter’s Food Cupboard on April 14. We unpacked and sorted through donated food for pickup at no cost from 180 families in need. This is the only foodbank in Southeastern Center City. Some of the food comes from Philabundance, a distributor of food to... Continue Reading
To spur some friendly office competition, we challenged our Heery-Atlanta Design Team to think outside the box. The task was to see which group could build the tallest structure using only spaghetti noodles, two marshmallows, a piece of tape and a cup. The challenge resulted in interesting and... Continue Reading
We are proud to announce that Heery has been selected to serve as Program Manager for the Lafayette Regional Airport. We will be working with the firm RS&H on the architecture and engineering of the 107,520 SF terminal.
Read more about the project at theadvertiser.com “What do the ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to David Beaudine, Sr. Project Manager from our Spokane office on his appointment as representative of Construction Managers, to the Capital Projects Advisory Review Board's Project Review Committee for the State of Washington. It's a 3-year appointment and we're proud of your ... Continue Reading
Monday, March 14, marks a major milestone in the life of our Heery family. Bob Edney, our employee with the most years, celebrates 44 years at Heery.
Heery sat down with him and talked with him about his journey.
Where are you from?
I’m origin... Continue Reading
On Thursday, Feb 25, 2016, the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) held their annual BOB (Best of the Best) Awards in Atlanta. The event is to celebrate the designers in Atlanta and all of their work.
Heery was being considered for three separate projects and was recognize... Continue Reading
The Heery International Foundation received 10 submittals from members of the Heery staff around the country for organizations to consider for this year’s grants. Each of the submitted organizations is doing charitable work and reaching out in very creative ways to help in their community. Continue Reading