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The Birmingham Section started 2015 with a political reception at the Murray Building Co. jobsite at the old Merita Bread Bakery. More than 150 members were in attendance with city and state officials. Everyone enjoyed a tour of the site as well as barbecue from Joe McNabb and Hendrix Chevrolet.

MEMBER NEWS: Topping Out Ceremony to Mark Milestone on New HealthSouth Home Office

A topping out ceremony will mark a construction milestone on a new Home Office for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) in the Liberty Park area of Birmingham. The construction team has reached the top of the new structure.

WHAT: HealthSouth Home Office Topping Out

WHO: HealthSouth Corporation
Brasfield & Gorrie, general contractor
Corporate Realty, developer
Gensler, architect
Various subcontractors, vendors, and partners involved in the project

WHEN: Friday, April 14; 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: 9001 Liberty Parkway
Birmingham, Alabama 35242

BACKGROUND:
Brasfield & Gorrie is constructing a new Home Office for HealthSouth Corporation. HealthSouth will relocate its headquarters from its current location at Grandview Plaza to the new facility upon its completion in the spring of 2018. Situated on a 21-acre site, the 200,000 sq ft building will include office space, covered parking, outdoor patio areas, an onsite cafeteria, walking trails, a fitness center and space for large meetings, training, and development. The facility also includes room for future employment expansion.

Serving as general contractor, Brasfield & Gorrie is teaming with Corporate Realty Development and architect M. Arthur Gensler Jr. & Associates on this project.

The general contractor has also entered a partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) aimed at enhancing jobsite safety on the project.

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About Brasfield & Gorrie

Founded in 1964, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets. We are skilled in construction best practices, including virtual design and construction, integrated project delivery, and lean construction, but we are best known for our preconstruction and self-perform expertise and exceptional client service. Brasfield & Gorrie has 12 offices and approximately 2,600 employees. Our 2016 revenues were $2.4 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 29th among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2016.