The last steel beam was lowered into place on Doylestown Health’s new Center for Heart and Vascular Care and we couldn’t be more proud of our CBRE | Heery Philadelphia healthcare design group who's design of the new facility is swiftly coming to life.
Energy Institute High School’s new 114,000 square foot, 12-acre campus is certainly one to celebrate as it supports the school's core curriculum dedicated exclusively to preparing students for careers in the energy sector. A dedication ceremony was held on September 19, 2018 to commemorate the... Continue Reading
For years, South High Community School has served as a critical link from home and schooling to work and life in the larger community of Worcester, Massachusetts. Built in 1976, the current school is a three-level, 246,000 square foot open-classroom building on a 43-acre site, with core academ... Continue Reading
At CBRE | Heery, we see the impact facilities have on the education process and the positive effect quality environments have on student performance. Of even greater value, we believe, are the personal tools students use to learn within those environments. Items like #2 pencils, book bags, and... Continue Reading
The critically acclaimed University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital’s use of innovative design and construction methodologies, inclusive a stakeholder input, promotes a built environment suited for clinical and family-centered care. After opening in early 2017, the hospital’s design h... Continue Reading
Airbnb put down permanent roots in Seattle with a new office that makes the vacation rentals company the latest well-known tech brand to grow rapidly in the region after initially establishing a co-locating space with WeWork in the city’s Westlake area. Seattle is Airbnb’s third engineering hu... Continue Reading
A ceremonial check presentation and luncheon was held at our Atlanta office to celebrate our volunteers, sponsors and charitable partners who helped raise more than $18,000 at the 2018 CBRE | Heery Charity Golf Tournament held in April. Checks were presented to five local charities with repres... Continue Reading
The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute’s (CRSI) HONORS Design Awards Program recognizes innovative reinforced concrete structures across the United States, Canada and Mexico. The program pays particular attention to the ways in which reinforced concrete has been leveraged by professionals to... Continue Reading
Each year, the ASHE Annual Conference provides health care facility management and engineering professionals the tools they need to navigate and adapt as the health care landscape shifts. Sessions showcase thought-provoking research and presentations that focus on compliance strategies, operat... Continue Reading
A talented group of individuals have joined our teams in Atlanta, Iowa City, Raleigh and Washington D.C. to gain real-world experience as they continue their education in colleges and universities across the country. This summer, we welcome students in a wide-range fields including architectur... Continue Reading
Built for learning, Houston Independent School District’s (HISD) Condit Elementary School encompasses student-centered learning spaces, integrated technology and sustainable design elements all to support the modern-day academic environment. The 83,000 square foot, two-story transform... Continue Reading
I attended a CEU today on ergonomic work spaces and the impact interior design has on overall wellness. I have been hearing more and more about the WELL Building Standard, and after discussing its benefits during mentioned CEU, I thought I would do a little more research on the topic as it see... Continue Reading
Our CBRE | Heery Boston program management team is making progress on the new Beverly Middle School in Beverly, Massachusetts which is scheduled to open in August. CBRE | Heery Executive Managing Director Glenn Jardine traveled from Atlanta for a site tour and to see first the great work being... Continue Reading
The General Services Administration (GSA) recently selected CBRE | Heery for a $2.5 million, 1-year contract to provide Program Management services for the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) headquarters campus in Woodlawn, MD.
CBRE | Heery has been working closely with GSA and SSA... Continue Reading
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital celebrated a century of service with a community block party on Saturday, June 30. Neighbors of the West Philadelphia community enjoyed food, rides, games and music to commemorate Mercy Philadelphia’s 100 years of service.
CBRE | Heery Philadelphia Archite... Continue Reading
CBRE | Heery’s design of the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital was recognized as among the best in the world with awards for both architecture and interior design during this year’s European Healthcare Design Congress & Exhibition held on June 12 in London, UK.
Th... Continue Reading
Through prudent design decisions and exploring different site options, the CBRE | Heery sports design team helped Georgia State University save over $35 million on Georgia State Stadium while more than doubling the number of revenue-producing seats.
Mike Holleman, Managing Director of ... Continue Reading
Engineering News-Record (ENR) released its 2018 lists of Top Professional Services Firms and CBRE | Heery is proud to be recognized among the industry’s leading program management and construction management-for-fee firms.
ENR’s annual survey ranks companies engaged in key seg... Continue Reading
Robins Medical Group (78th MDG) faced the need to renovate their aging mid-1960s medical clinics to address modern patient-centered medical home care models. The clinic’s mission had changed from its original inpatient function to an outpatient clinic, resulting in unnecessary operations... Continue Reading
After carefully modernizing the building while preserving the historic character, CBRE | Heery's recently-completed Franklin High School in Portland, Oregon is now recognized as one of the most beautiful schools in the United States. The school was listed as the most beautiful school in ... Continue Reading
The Construction Management Association of America South Atlantic Chapter (CMAA-SAC) awarded CBRE | Heery / HJ Russell the 2018 Project Achievement Award for the Atlanta-Fulton County Library System Capital Improvement Program Phase I in the Public Buildings-New Construction category. The team... Continue Reading
CBRE | Heery was recognized for four projects at the annual Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce (DJC) TopProjects Awards on May 17th at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. DJC TopProjects is the premier awards program for the region’s built environment. Honoring the best... Continue Reading
AIA Orlando’s annual Design Award Competition & Gala is one of Florida’s most prestigious and inclusive design honors; bringing together architects, designers, and allied professionals in a celebration of exemplary design for both theoretical and built projects.
The design competit... Continue Reading
At CBRE | Heery, we aim to eliminate risk, foster safe working environments, and share best practices. We recognize that safety extends far beyond our project sites and corporate offices – it lies in the choices we make each and every day. The individual’s role and the collective impact of the... Continue Reading
CBRE | Heery Interior Designer Jillian Doyle was honored by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Great Plains Chapter as this year’s Emerging Professional. Each year during the annual IIDA Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), the Chapter recognizes a student IIDA member or... Continue Reading
CBRE | Heery’s Russ Sedmak and Dawn Thornton respond to two of health care’s most vexing challenges: staff efficiency and noise reduction. In the latest issue of Health Facilities Management magazine, the health care design community discusses how s... Continue Reading
Monday, April 30 turned out to be a beautiful sunny day, 97 golfers took to the links at Polo Golf & Country Club in Cumming, Georgia. The annual event managed to raise about $15,000 this year which will be divided equally amongst five charitable organizations. The first-place team from... Continue Reading
In 2014, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (H-JAIA) calculated 96.2 million passengers and 868,359 operations, proving that not only is Atlanta home to the world’s busiest airport, but H-JAIA is finding no grace period in the near future. In fact, growth is ex... Continue Reading
Philabundance is the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, acquiring, rescuing and distributing food to 90,000 people weekly in nine counties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. What started out as a small food rescue organization in 1984 grew to become an innovative, impactful an... Continue Reading
Earlier this month, the Abingdon Elementary School community celebrated their newly-renovated school with an official ribbon cutting ceremony. The event featured music from the Abingdon Elementary School band and chorus with guest speakers from Arlington Public School Board and the Arlington C... Continue Reading
The Houston Business Journal (HBJ) named Houston Community College (HCC) Coleman College Health and Science Tower the winner of the 2018 Landmark Award in the Educational Facility category.
CBRE | Heery’s Houston team managed the new state-of-the-art educational building at the world-r... Continue Reading
April 12, 2018
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) will present the ICU Design Citation to the pediatric intensive care unit/pediatric cardiac intensive care unit (PICU/PCICU) at University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, during the 2018 National Teaching ... Continue Reading
For the past ten years, the Heery International Foundation has worked toward its mission of “Shaping Brighter Futures” for the communities in which we live and work. Through fundraising events and employee contributions, the Heery International Foundation has raised and distributed hundreds of... Continue Reading
The National School Board Association (NSBA) Annual Conference & Exposition brings together education leaders from across the country to discuss how current domestic policies and global trends are impacting public education. The three-day event includes over 250 educational programs, netwo... Continue Reading
At the young age of 10, Business Development Manager Eric Wilson was run over by a drunk driver while riding his bike on the sidewalk. The car rolled up to his hips causing severe damage to both his legs from the ankles to his thighs, severe concussion, slashes and bruises. He was left cripple... Continue Reading
On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, CBRE | Heery joined engineers, students, teachers and businesses across ... Continue Reading
To rebuild or replace? The latest issue of Stadia Magazine explores how owners navigate the decision-making process when faced with aging or unfit stadia. The article draws from the perspectives of leading experts who weigh up the respective attributes of new-builds and renovations.
CB... Continue Reading
CBRE | Heery participated in the Northwest Youth Career Expo on March 13th at the Oregon Convention Center. The Expo is the Northwest’s premier career-education event where more than 7,000 students from high schools across Oregon and Southwest Washington come face-to-face with the s... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Missy Wicker, our newest Evidence-Based Design Accredited and Certified (EDAC) professional. Missy is an experienced healthcare architectural designer working out of the Philadelphia office of CBRE | Heery. She is currently working on the Doylestown Hospital’s Heart and Vasc... Continue Reading
Vehicles, in all their myriad forms, are one of the few programmatic constants for all CBRE | Heery projects. Our buildings are not self-contained environments. To function effectively, we rely on vehicles to provide everything from trash removal to mail delivery; they are also how most peop... Continue Reading
Since its inception in 1989, White Horse Village (WHV) has provided a full range of retirement lifestyles rooted in excellence all within a vibrant community made of people who care. Located on 100-acres of beautiful countryside in Western Delaware County, Pennsylvania, the not-for-profit, CCR... Continue Reading
CBRE | Heery, in collaboration with Foster + Partners, designed the new University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital overlooking Kinnick Stadium. During the 2017 football season, Hawkeye fans created a heartwarming moment directed toward the children of the hospital. What started as an ... Continue Reading
We are pleased to announce the 2018 CBRE | Heery Charity Golf Tournament on Monday – April 23, 2018, at the Polo Fields Golf & Country Club, located in Cumming, GA.
While the name of the tournament has changed, the goals are the same! We invite friends, neighbors and business partn... Continue Reading
Read how Georgia State University turned the former Olympic Stadium and Turner Field into the new home of Panther Football in the latest issue of Athletics Administration Magazine, the National Association of Collegiate of Athletics’ (NACDA) official journal. In the magazine’s annual Facilitie... Continue Reading
Take Pride in the Northside
Houston Independent School District Superintendent Richard Carranza treated the crowd to a beautiful serenade by the school mariachi band at the Northside High School Wall Signing Celebration held Wednesday, February 28. Guests incl... Continue Reading
In Italian, the word Fontana means fountain. Few would argue against the decadence and abundance of fountains that rest on a courtyard, park, or street in Florence, Naples, or Rome – the Italians and their ancestors loved the beauty of a practical water source. Like its namesake, the ... Continue Reading
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital broke ground on the renovation and expansion of its emergency department. On February 22, CBRE | Heery’s healthcare design group joined elected officials, hospital leadership and the West Philadelphia community to celebrate this significant milestone.
With a... Continue Reading
2017 was a big year for Atlanta sports fans with the arrival of the new Mercedes Benz Stadium and SunTrust Park. While the city’s national football league and major league baseball teams left their longtime homes for new stadiums, Georgia State turned the iconic Turner Field into the new home ... Continue Reading
The Volo City Kids Foundation provides free sports leagues for children in Baltimore, Denver, New York, San Francisco, and Washington DC. Each community hosts multiple sports, including flag football, sailing, soccer, volleyball and basketball. With multiple sports per season, a child can exp... Continue Reading
Members of the Philadelphia office of CBRE | Heery are wearing their Eagles colors today in anticipation of the big game.
The Eagles fans pictured are (right to left) JC Castner, Jane Van Woert, Missy Wicker, Ava Gjoncari, Tyler Brandis, Bill Gariano, Will Newbold, Andy Wagner, Alice... Continue Reading
The partial replacement and historic renovation of Charles H. Milby High School was included in HISD’s 2012 Bond Program to provide a 21st Century Campus that maintained the historic façade of one of Houston’s oldest high schools. CBRE | Heery worked hand in hand with the local comm... Continue Reading
The new Kaiser Permanente North Arundel Medical Office Building provides an array of easily-accessible medical services to the residents of Glen Burnie, Maryland, including, but not limited to, Primary Care, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Optometry, Medical Imaging, and a Pharmacy. However, being a healt... Continue Reading
Timeless architecture that reflects the beauty of Aspen, the stunning renovation of Aspen Valley Hospital incorporates natural light and extraordinary view opportunities to provide a connection to the mountains, the trees and the sky. Within its walls, the new facility exemplifies the quality ... Continue Reading
Yale New Haven Health celebrated the opening of its new, innovative neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) on January 24, 2018 at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) in New Haven, Connecticut. The two-floor renovation applies the latest developments and best practices in neonatology and is... Continue Reading
Georgia Tech's $4.5 million locker room renovation project is in full swing. CBRE | Heery’s nationally recognized sports design group is leading the project, designing the space into an innovative, branded environment that will meet the needs of the Yellow Jackets’ winning football program.Continue Reading
The Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) is the largest organization in the Washington metro area working to solve hunger, chronic undernutrition, heart disease and obesity. With 444 community organizations in Washington D.C, Maryland and Virginia, CAFB helps nearly 540,000 people each year get acces... Continue Reading
Since 1950, the University of Oregon Erb Memorial Union (EMU) has served as a social and student activities hub where students and staff collaborate to inspire and sustain extraordinary programs and services that promote diversity, social interaction and growth. The building serves multiple in... Continue Reading
Passionate about the distinctive Heery International brand, as well as the company's history in Athens, Georgia, design team members Lydia O'Neal, Jill Wofford, and Emily Burton take a brief visit to a clothing store in Athens that share the same Heery name.
Heery International, Inc. ... Continue Reading
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools’ replacement facility for Tusculum Elementary School was recently awarded LEED Gold certification. Located in the heart of South Nashville, the new 98,080 square foot facility replaces the existing school building, increasing student capacity to serve 800... Continue Reading
The Heery International Foundation distributed grants to several local charities this week as part of CBRE | Continue Reading
“This project has been in the works for well over ten years and to see it topping out today is exciting and it is a credit to all the people who have work so hard to make it happen,” Erik Wangsness, President, Adventist Healthcare Washington Adventist Hospital said of the topping out. “I’m... Continue Reading
CBRE | HEERY’s Crissy Tomaselli recently participated in the Providence Senior and Community Services O’Christmas Trees charity event benefiting those in need. Tomaselli helped decorate a tree that was then auctioned as part of the effort to raise funds for healthcare, housing and hospice for ... Continue Reading
CBRE and CBRE | HEERY participated in a Feeding the Homeless Project event on Saturday November 18th in Atlanta. Feeding the Homeless Project is a non-profit organization that provides hot meals to the less fortunate and seeks to raise awareness of the plight of the homeless in the ... Continue Reading
The planned implosion of the Georgia Dome brought down the storied venue today, leaving only memories of those who competed and performed there, and delineating the now exclusive club of those who can claim to have witnessed history inside.
Spectators gathered to fixed their gazes on i... Continue Reading
CBRE | HEERY’s Dena Null-Cook and Nick Fila presented at the Healthcare Design Expo and Conference earlier this month in a session titled, 'A Proactive Approach to Planning, Prioritizing, and Establishing Funding Needs and Budget Requests'. The pair were joined by Chris Dugas of Porter, LLC in... Continue Reading
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) today announced it has completed its previously-announced acquisition of Heery International, Inc. (Heery), the project management and design engineering business of the international infrastructure group, Balfour Beatty LLC.
He... Continue Reading
The Society for College and University Planning’s (SCUP) Annual Southern Regional Conference brings individuals representing higher education institutions and private sector organizations to exchange ideas and learn best practices in integrated planning. The two-day conference engages featured... Continue Reading
From New York to Melbourne, Athens to Stockholm, Open House Worldwide is a global initiative aimed at showcasing architecture, old and new, in a way that clearly demonstrates the contributions the built environment makes to society. Considered Architecture for the People, the concept ... Continue Reading
The Massachusetts towns of Townsend, Pepperell and Ashby officially celebrated the recent completion of the new North Middlesex Regional High School with a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 20. Heery-Boston’s Project Management Team along with students, staff and school administrators listene... Continue Reading
It's been nearly two months since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, leaving mass ruin and destruction in its wake. Since then, Houston has been on a long path toward recovery with many Heery employees, clients and business partners experiencing the direct effects of this unfathomable tr... Continue Reading
Heery Director of Sports Facilities Design Mike Holleman (pictured second from right) weighed-in on the future of sports facilities as part of the distinguished panel of experts at the 17th Annual AXS Sports Facilities & Franchises Conference this week. The session covered the new ge... Continue Reading
Heery Commissioning Agent Janelle Kolisch was honored at the Daily Journal of Commerce’s Women of Vision Luncheon on October 10 for influencing the building industry through leadership, mentoring, community involvement and the promotion of diversity. In the photo above, Janelle is pictur... Continue Reading
October 5, 2017
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Heery International, Inc. (Heery), the project management and design engineering business of the international infrastructure group, Balfour Beatty LLC.
H... Continue Reading
Little Red Riding Hood is your everyday run-of-the-mill “good girl”. She looks innocent and unassuming and is easily recognizable, always wearing her favorite hooded red cape. However, Little Red Riding Hood has a secret. Like any modern-day millennial, Red Riding Hood likes to go out and ... Continue Reading
On September 15, Heery's Healthcare Design group joined administrators, doctors, patients and friends of Doylestown Health to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Center for Heart and Vascular Care. The 102,637 square foot renovation and expansion project will add a new ground floor entrance an... Continue Reading
“12,000 Southern homes with their air conditioners cranking would be roughly 20 megawatts of power.” – George Wellborn, AIA
Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s next-generation supercomputer, Summit, is 200,000 times more powerful than a ... Continue Reading
The Georgia State Panther’s played their inaugural game in the team’s new home on August 31 against Tennessee State. This is the third major sports arena to debut in the city of Atlanta this year alone, and the third iteration of the famed downtown... Continue Reading
Steven Moore, a senior project manager focused on the management of planning, design and construction projects for K-12 schools, speaks on the restoration of Seattle’s Lincoln High School in the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce’s School Construction Special. Originally built in 1906,... Continue Reading
In the latest issue of School Planning & Management, David Waggoner, vice president and K-12 market leader, and Clay Clayton, a program manager focused on the management of K-12 planning, design, and construction, discuss the active planning process as the key ingredient to a succ... Continue Reading
From Portland to Houston, Heery was proud to have partnered with school districts across the country on several school building improvement projects. We begin this academic year celebrating with students and staff their new and improved schools. We hope you enjoy your new learning spaces and b... Continue Reading
The International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) held its 92nd annual VenueConnect Conference and Trade Show at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN on August 7. The week-long conference hosts professionals from a gamut of public assembly venues including arenas, co... Continue Reading
Fresh off earning her Oregon engineering license, Heery Commissioning Agent Janelle Kolisch was named the Professional Engineers of Oregon’s (POE) Young Engineer of the Year. Her accomplishments come early on in her career, a remarkable feat that recognizes her as a rising star in the industry... Continue Reading
Heery Engineering was onsite at the new Georgia State Stadium for the project team’s final punch inspection before the stadium is turned over to GSU for the Panther’s first game in their new home stadium on August 31.
The team includes Mechanical Engineers Peter Barron and Perry Kleppi... Continue Reading
I’ve worked at Heery for over 17 years, and in that time, I’ve played/ managed 17 seasons of Heery Softball! I don’t play to show off my athletic ability (of which I am seriously lacking). I don’t play because I like sweating through double headers in the humidity of an Atlanta summer evening.... Continue Reading
More than one in three children in Wake County, North Carolina struggle with hunger. When members of the community learned of this staggering statistic, they came together to create a solution.
Heery Raleigh joined more than 300 volunteers from local businesses, schools and community o... Continue Reading
Last week it happened without warning, a safety moment you might train for but don’t expect to have to react to.
Ken Cheatwood, a long-time Heery employee, encountered a medical emergency affecting one of his co-workers. His colleague had collapsed. Just a moment before, both were talk... Continue Reading
Anne Arundel County celebrated a milestone earlier this month with the completion of the Enhanced Nutrient Removal (ENR) Upgrade to the Cox Creek Water Reclamation Facility, a 30 million gallon per day municipal wastewater treatment plant located in Curtis Bay, MD.
The largest capital... Continue Reading
The summer season is an especially exciting time at Heery as we host a diverse set of talented individuals who are looking to gain real-world experience as they continue their education in colleges and universities across the country. From Portland to Raleigh, Design to Project Management, int... Continue Reading
“This is not just a place where you’re going to be playing football in a stadium. This is playing football in a football stadium.” – Dane Hawthorne, Heery Project Architect
Sports Business Journal’s Michael Smith provides an inside look at how Heery Sports and... Continue Reading
Heery's Financial Services group spent a portion of their work day at the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) processing the equivalent of 5,758 meals (6,910lbs of food) to help feed families and children across metro Atlanta and north Georgia counties. The department, based in the firm's Atlan... Continue Reading
A design that creates a timeless civic landmark that reflects the importance of the justice system while bolstering the court’s need for security.
Being the second largest County in Florida, the 1.6 million county population needed a judicial system that was l... Continue Reading
“For us, it’s not just painting a fence. It is an invitational space for ownership that tells the children of our residents that this is for you.” – Mary Katherine Rand, Associate Director of The Mary Parrish Center
Colorful paint glistened in the sun as members from Heery’s ... Continue Reading
The Construction Management Association of America’s South Atlantic Chapter (CMAA-SAC) recognized Heery for its outstanding achievement in the practice of construction management at the 2017 CMAA South Atlantic Project Achievement Awards Gala held at Atlanta’s Summerour Studio on June 27. Heer... Continue Reading
On June 24, 2017, Her VOICE presented the 4th Annual STEP into Your Future Girls Conference for approximately 85 girls from grades 5 through college age. STEP – Sisters Together for an Empowering Purpose – is an annual conference and educational program with Her V... Continue Reading
The Heery International Foundation is hosting its 2nd Annual North Region Charity Golf Tournament on October 9. Heery clients, vendors, associates, and subcontractors are invited to join Heery for a day on the links supporting local educational and charitable organizations.
Last fall,... Continue Reading
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
Heery-Philadelphia was recognized for outstanding achievement in program management for the new Phillipsburg High School. The CMAA Mid-Atlantic Chapter awarded Heery the 2017 Project Achievement Award for K-12 Construction under $100 million at the annual Construction Management Project ... 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 were asked to capture the spirit of Heery in a single snapshot. In simple terms, this photo would express
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
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 Lymphoma Society.
Artists Doug Kleppin, Vice President, Area Manager a... 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, situated in Heery's Nashville office, recently went the distance at the Tough Mudder for Save the Children charity event. Jennifer braved the mud when the mud hit back.
Jennifer tackled the Tough Mudder course at the Milky Way Farms in ... 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 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