A few weeks ago, the ULI Nashville Excellence in Development Awards welcomed over 500 guests to celebrate and recognize excellence in city building, as well as the Development Teams of the projects being featured.The award for Large Project Public Sector went to none other than the Sounds Ball Park. This project was on a fast pace to meet opening day in April of 2015 and thanks to the oversight of Taylor Hayes and Frank Carter of Cooper Steel, the first pitch was right on time. Fast forward to a few weeks ago the ULI made several awards, and Cooper Steel was honored along with all those listed below.
Developer Nashville Sounds Baseball Club Owner Metro General Services Architect (Design) Populous Architect (of Record) Hastings Architecture Associates, LLC Contractor Barton Malow Company Contractor Bell & Associates Construction, L.P. Contractor Harmony Landscape Architect Lose & Associates, Inc. Civil Engineer Barge Cauthen & Associates Geo Professionals Professional Service Industries, Inc. Structural Engineer Walter P. Moore Structural Engineer Logan Patri Engineering, Inc. MEP Engineer Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. Electrical Engineer DFH Services PLLC Special Inspections Professional Service Industries, Inc. Project Manager GHP Environmental + Architecture , Steel Fabrication and Erection: Cooper Steel
This is a complicated development story of land swaps, P/PPs, industry-leading practices, and architecture and design that reflects local history and culture: Ultimately, this is a very successful investment and revitalization project in the best sense