From its humble beginning as a wooden hangar, Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) has grown into a state-of-the art facility, providing quality service to area travelers and businesses. Located 35 miles from the Gulf Coast, midway between Houston, Texas and New Orleans, Lafayette Regional Airport... Continue Reading
CBRE | Heery representatives join K-12 educational environment leaders this week at the Association for Learning Environments' (A4LE) LearningSCAPES 2018 Conference in Chicago. The conference is described as the 'event of the year for those who plan, design, equip, furnish, and maintain places... Continue Reading
Recent price spikes for key commodities—coupled with a 23% increase in construction worker wages over the past decade—have greatly exacerbated cost pressures on commercial real estate developers across all product types.
In a market with rising costs, developers and building owners can... Continue Reading
Construction on the University of North Texas’ new Indoor Practice Facility kicked-off on September 29 with a ground breaking ceremony held in conjunction with the Mean Green’s game against Louisiana Tech. Project Architect Dane Hawthorne represented the CBRE | Heery sports design team on the ... Continue Reading
Atlanta Public Schools’ (APS) Walden Athletic Complex is a new multipurpose sports facility for Grady High School Athletics. It features a synthetic turf football field that can be converted for both soccer and lacrosse. Sitting adjacent is a dirt infield for baseball and softball team practic... Continue Reading
"Human emotion is raw and complex. Circumstances can mount against us and cause us to become vexed, tormented, agitated to the point of just utter chaos. We can ignite with anger and frustration, which brings to mind the Phoenix, a mystica... Continue Reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, CBRE | Heery joined engineers, students, teachers and businesses across ... 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
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
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
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
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
“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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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