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Feb 2012

Eric Johnson Appointed Chairman of World Trade Center Savannah

By Savannah Morning News
Posted: February 15, 2012

Less than six months after the Savannah Economic Development Authority board voted to pursue a World Trade Center Association license, the new World Trade Center Savannah is “moving from the planning stage to execution,” SEDA vice president for marketing Brynn Grant said Tuesday.

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Feb 2012

Groundbreaking Held for BMW Dealership

By Savannah Morning News
Posted: February 3, 2012 – 8:10am | Updated: February 3, 2012 – 8:16am

Ground was broken Thursday for Critz BMW. Representatives from the Critz family, architects, Hussey Gay Bell & DeYoung, and J.T. Turner Construction Co. joined other community and business leaders in the ceremony.

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Jan 2012

Hussey Gay Bell Hosts a Dinner in Honor of the Gabon Ambassador to the United States

On November 17, 2011, Hussey Gay Bell hosted a dinner at Georgia Browns restaurant in Washington DC in honor of the Gabon Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Michael Moussa-Adamo. Hussey Gay Bell is proud to be included as a member of the Trade Delegation scheduled to travel to Gabon Africa in early March to kick off the Gabon Green Energy Affordable Housing Project. This project, once completed, will provide this emerging African nation with much needed affordable housing for its citizens. Read more…
Jan 2012

Effingham County Selects Site, Scheme for New Jail

Planning for a new Effingham County Jail will go forward, and the new jail will be built near the site of the current one, county commissioners decided Tuesday.
In a 5-1 vote, commissioners chose a plan that will incorporate parts of the current jail and the prison into the design, which will result in a 332-bed facility. They chose not to build a new jail on the site of the Central Learning Center, which would have put the facility amidst a residential neighborhood. Read more…
Nov 2011

Cain Working in Nicaragua to Implement a Clean Water Source for a Local Community

“Engineering is not just going out, working hours and getting paid. There’s a service opportunity available, too, that many young engineering students haven’t considered,” said Michael Cain. That is where Engineers Without Borders comes in.Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is an organization with a mission to collaborate with local partners in the developing world to design and implement sustainable engineering projects.

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Nov 2011

Critz Holds Grand Opening for Mercedes Dealership

Critz Inc. has officially launched its new Mercedes-Benz facility and newest franchise, Sprinter Commercial Vans, with a grand opening of its showroom designed by Hussey Gay Bell.

More than 300 people, including representatives from Mercedes-Benz USA, attended the Nov. 3 event, which featured a ribbon cutting and new model unveiling.



Oct 2011

Hussey Gay Bell & DeYoung Hosts Engineering Explorer Post

On October 14th, Hussey Gay Bell and DeYoung hosted an Engineering Explorer Post orientation for six engineering students from H.V. Jenkins High School who will participate in the program throughout the 2011-12 school year. Co-sponsored by Georgia Tech Savannah and Hussey Gay Bell & DeYoung, the purpose of the Engineering Explorer Post is to provide students with an overview of the various career options within the Engineering field, as well as post-secondary program information and to assist them in making decisions about their future career pathways. Read more…

Sep 2011

Chance Selected to Participate in 2012 Leadership Savannah Program

C.J. Chance, PE has been selected to participate in 2012 Leadership Savannah Program. Mr. Chance is a native of Millen, Georgia. In 2005, he obtained a B.S. in Civil Engineering. Since completing his undergraduate degree, C.J. has been employed by Hussey Gay Bell, as a design engineer and project manager. C.J. has been involved in military, municipal, commercial, industrial, and residential projects with the firm. Currently he is the sitting president/director of the local American Society of Engineers chapter. C.J. is an active volunteer in local schools, non profit organizations, and his local church. He and his wife, Evan, of seven years have two children, Parker and Hunter.

Jul 2011

Effingham County Courthouse Receives Prestigious LEED Gold Certification

On April 11th, the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) certified Effingham County’s newly renovated courthouse as LEED Gold – the second highest rating possible. This means that the building was designed and constructed using materials, systems, and operations that reduces its impact on the environment and improves energy efficiency. The courthouse was originally built in 1908 and was rededicated on November 6, 2010. The Design + Build team was led by J. T. Turner Construction and architect Hussey Gay Bell along with consultants Greenline Architecture, Dulohery Weeks, and Trident Sustainability Group. This is the first renovated courthouse in Georgia to receive this respected designation. Read more…

Jul 2011

Hussey Gay Bell President Gets Key Appointment by Governor

On July 1, Governor Nathan Deal announced the appointment of Eric Johnson, President of Hussey Gay Bell to Board of the Georgia Department of Economic Development. “Eric Johnson has spent most of his adult life giving his time and energy to our state,” Deal said. “He represented Savannah in the legislature, but he served the whole state. Eric brings experience and dedication to the task of bringing jobs to Georgia, and he’s a perfect fit for the board.” Read more…