Pleasant Grove Elementary is ready for school this fall. Take a peek inside.

By Brittany Misencik Pensacola News Journal Published 4:04 a.m. CT June 29, 2023 The sparkling-new $44.6 million Pleasant Grove Elementary campus at 10789 Sorrento Road in Pensacola is getting its final touches for the 500-plus K-5 students starting school there this fall. It will be the first brand-new school to open in Escambia County since 2018 and is expected […] Learn More

Pensacola’s Fairfield Inn & Suites rose from the ashes of Sally. Here’s why it’s special.

By Brittany Misencik Pensacola News Journal Published 4:13 a.m. CT July 5, 2023 Excitement is in the salty Pensacola Beach air over its new 11-story hotel, decked out with a beachside restaurant and the Gulf Coast’s largest lazy river that opened this weekend. The first guests roamed the lobby of the $75 million Fairfield Inn & Suites at 16 Via de […] Learn More

BTA Design Hotel Wins Award at Hyatt’s 2023 Americas Owners Conference

Owners, Operators and Developers Celebrated for Design, Development and Operational Excellence at Hyatt’s 2023 Americas Owners Conference CHICAGO (April 27, 2023) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) recognized outstanding owners, operators and developers at its 2023 Americas Owners Conference, held at Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen. During the event, Hyatt leadership celebrated 16 organizations across full […] Learn More

Bernhard Capital-Backed Grace Hebert Curtis Acquires Bullock Tice Associates

Bernhard Capital-Backed Grace Hebert Curtis Acquires Bullock Tice Associates Acquisition Adds to Grace Hebert Curtis’s Complementary Capabilities and Strategic Presence in Broader Southeast Market, Expanding Bernhard’s AEC Platform BATON ROUGE, La., [April 4, 2023] – Grace Hebert Curtis (“GHC”), a leading architecture firm delivering innovative and functional projects for diverse market sectors, today announced it […] Learn More

U.S. Air Force Design Awards recognizes Bullock Tice Associates for Virtual Warfare Munitions Simulator Facility at Eglin Air Force Base


BTA awarded for excellence in design for next generation weapons development simulator Bullock Tice Associates has been awarded a prestigious Merit Award in the 2020 USAF Design Awards Program for excellence in design for their work in coordination with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to design the Virtual Warfare Munitions Simulator Facility (VWaMS) […] Learn More

A Developer’s Guide to Optimize Development Yield

The yield potential of a development project is a key factor for developers who are considering investing in commercial real estate in the North Gulf Coast region. Read More

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Why High Performance Is The Future Of Commercial Real Estate

If we take all of the components of high-performance design and interpret them from a business standpoint, we come across a few points that shift the way high-performance design is understood. For many, the concept of a higher investment for a more sustainable project seems like a waste of time and money, but as a […] Learn More

The Value Of Sustainable Design To A Real Estate Developer

Adding value to a structure is only one side of the perks to a development brand from incorporating sustainable design in a development project. In a broad sense, there are two more benefits that should be considered when planning a development project. The first has to do with social responsibility, and creating a structure that […] Learn More

The Value Of Productivity In Your Retail Development Project

From a very generalized point of view, one of the key goals of high-performance design is to bring well-being and comfort to the people who are inside of that space. In improving the quality of the space, a developer adds value to the overall structure in the form of perceived quality by various brand publics. […] Learn More

The Value Of High Performance Design In Residential Income Properties

Increasing the comfort and well-being of the tenants is one of the primary purposes of high-performance design in residential income properties. Through a combination of features and amenities during the design and construction stages, a developer can add enormous value to their commercial development projects. So how exactly does high-performance design add value to residential […] Learn More

The Threats To A Development Organizations Brand On The North Gulf Coast

The number one piece of advice that we could give about enhancing and protecting a development organization’s brand is as follows: know your enemy. A brand is a sum of all of the factors that your associated publics think of your organization. In this case, ‘enemy’ is quite a powerful word, but the point remains: […] Learn More

The Perks Of Developing High Level Rooftop Amenities In The Pensacola Region

Rooftop amenities are an increasingly viable option for developers to leverage intelligent design in adding value to their overall structure. The North Gulf Coast is a spectacular location for developing specific use common spaces in high vantage points; everything from a rooftop bar to a rooftop swimming pool are a possibility, and this can be […] Learn More