AEC, Inc. recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a party at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Over one hundred employees, clients, friends and family gathered on the lakeside pavilion and enjoyed great food, drinks and wild engineering stories at the expansive environmental facility. Guests had the opportunity to explore the grounds that are home to over 50 species of wildlife. AEC gives thanks to everyone who has been involved in the first twenty-five years, we are all looking forward to what we can build together in the next twenty-five.
AEC is currently providing site design services for Old Milton Village, which has been highlighted in a recent Atlanta Business Chronicle article:
The article describes how Old Milton Village continues the vision to turn the heart of Alpharetta into a 515-acre walkable district by bridging the gap between Alpharetta and Avalon with walkable townhomes, condos, flats, retail, and office space.
Gainesville, Georgia’s newest independent senior living community has celebrated its opening with a ribbon cutting this past Friday at Myrtle Terraces. Speakers included members from the Beverly J. Searles Foundation, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, the City of Gainesville, Brenau University, Affordable Equity Partners, Inc., Fairway Construction Company, and Lt. Governor Casey Cagle. The facility touts 84 apartments including one- and two-bedrooms, with amenities including a landscaped courtyard, a library, game room, beauty salon, club room, and more. Mrytle Terraces has also partnered with the nearby Brenau University, where students in applicable fields will work with the residents and gain practical knowledge. AEC worked in collaboration with the Beverly J. Searles Foundation to provide landscape architecture, site planning, and civil engineering construction plans for the residential development project and the adjacent city park.
Congratulations to Atlanta Ronald McDonald House charities and Brasfield & Gorrie (general contractors), who recently celebrated the “Topping Off” milestone for a new Ronald McDonald House facility in Sandy Springs, Georgia. The ceremony commemorates the completion of the concrete framework of the 31-bedroom three-story house, which will provide a home away from home for families of children being treated at hospitals in the Perimeter area. AEC has worked with the nonprofit organization and Perkins + Will Architects to provide civil engineering and site design services for the project, which is expected to be available to families by early 2016.
AEC was pleased to celebrate the culmination of four years of work by attending the University of Georgia Veterinary Medical Center dedication ceremony. Governor Nathan Deal and UGA President Jere Morehead lead the ribbon cutting as approximately five hundred attendees waited anxiously to tour the facility.
AEC provided civil site design and construction observation services for the roughly 300,000 square foot medical center project, which is located on 122 acres just east of the University's main campus. The facility includes a new teaching hospital for small and large animals, clinical labs to support the hospital, an educational center that houses classrooms and support spaces for students, as well as several free standing barns for specialty services.