Author: Susan Higdon

16 Sep CHIP HILL JOINS SDG’S CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT

Chip Hill recently joined Structural Design Group as a Field Engineer in the Construction Administration Department. He will be overseeing the structural aspects of construction for SDG projects across the U.S., including educational, healthcare, office, multi-family, and commercial projects. Chip brings a wealth of knowledge he's gained from over 34 years of experience as an engineer working in the construction industry. Chip spent 21 years with KSi Structural Engineers and was with SDL Engineering in Nashville prior...

Read More

12 Sep PIEDMONT MEDICAL CENTER, FORT MILL, SC, IS OFFICIALLY OPEN!

Piedmont Medical Center - Fort Mill, located at 1000 Wellness Way, Fort Mill, SC, officially opened in September 2022. This new $170 million Medical Center consists of an approximately 200,000-square foot, 100-bed hospital located on a green field site in Fort Mill, South Carolina. https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6973335575592415232/ http://www.sdg-structure.com/portfolio_page/piedmont-medical-center-at-fort-mill/...

Read More

12 Sep MARY BRIDGE UNVEILS $415M TACOMA HOSPITAL DESIGN CHANGES

We are proud to be working with ESa on the new state-of-the-art pediatric hospital facility at Mary Bridge Children’s - the only Level II Pediatric Trauma hospital in Western Washington. After more than 30 years of sharing space with MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital is getting a new home and has revealed an updated $415 million hospital campus plan. When Mary Bridge first unveiled the design for its new standalone hospital in July...

Read More

12 Aug JIM STEPHENSON RETIRES

We’d like to share the news that Jim Stephenson has retired and transitioned to a Principal Emeritus role with SDG. In 1999, Jim was instrumental in the founding of Structural Design Group and served as our official President. Jim started his professional career 45 years ago in 1977.  After a return to graduate school, he started working at Stan Lindsey’s in 1981. He began specializing in healthcare design in the 1980’s and was involved early on...

Read More

11 Aug TOPPING-OUT CEREMONY: CASTLE ROCK HOSPITAL – MEDICAL OFFICE BUILDING AND AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER

We are proud to be working with ESa on the campus of Castle Rock Hospital near Denver. The team recently celebrated the topping-out of the new medical office building and ambulatory surgery center in Castle Rock, Colo. The new four-story, 70,000 square foot MOB and ASC, slated to open in 2023, will be located adjacent to the current hospital. Services include an ambulatory surgery center with four ORs and two procedure rooms. Design features include...

Read More

05 Aug WILLIAMSON MEDICAL CENTER CELEBRATES LARGEST PROJECT IN HOSPITAL HISTORY

We are proud to be working on the campus of Williamson Medical Center once again with ESa. This time the project is set to be  the largest renovation and expansion project in the hospital’s history. The 2-year first phase of the project is worth $200 million and includes: · Expanding capacity in WMC’s Adult ER from 28 beds to 43, including a secure 8-bed behavioral health pod; · Expanding Obstetrics from 28 beds to 34, which includes...

Read More

26 Jul VUMC PLANS $500M 15-STORY TOWER

We are thrilled to be working with Blair + Mui Dowd Architects on the new VUMC Link Building, the first major expansion at the hospital since 2009. The 15-story inpatient tower is situated between 21st Avenue South and Medical Center Drive. The future Link Building will connect two existing structures and sit atop an existing parking garage and will add nearly 470,000 square feet to the Vanderbilt hospital. The Link Building is expected to include about...

Read More

06 Jul LODGE AT PARIS LANDING OPENS

SDG is honored to have provided structural design services for the new 91-room Lodge at Paris Landing State Park. The Lodge provides hotel resort-style vacation rentals on Kentucky Lake near Land Between the Lakes. Features include modern room design, conference space, a full-service restaurant, bar, and lounge overlooking scenic lakes and natural beauty. TN State Parks News - Lodge at Paris Landing Opens SDG Portfolio Lodge at Paris Landing    ...

Read More

19 May GROUNDBREAKING FOR NEW ST. MICHAEL ACADEMY ON THE NOLENSVILLE CATHOLIC CAMPUS

SDG is honored to be on the team for the first regional Catholic elementary school in the Diocese of Nashville. Construction of the $60.2 million facility marks the first of three phases of work on the beautiful 166-acre Nolensville Catholic Campus. The 102,000-square-foot building will make abundant use of natural light and provide easy access to outdoor classroom space providing ample environmental learning opportunities fostering real-world problem-solving skills. The school will eventually serve approximately 525 students...

Read More

03 Dec SALVATION ARMY ANGEL TREE

Continuing a tradition for the third year now, SDG has our own Salvation Army Angel Tree.  SDG and our generous employees were able to provide needed gifts for children and senior "angels" in Nashville this Christmas season. We had so much fun shopping their wishlists and are very thankful that we were able to participate again this year in the program.        ...

Read More