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Topping Out Ceremony for the Habersham Administrative Center

Clarkesville, GA - Cooper and Company was proud to sponsor the official topping off ceremony for the Habersham County Board of Commissioners yesterday at the Topping Out Ceremony for their new Administrative Center. Members of the County Commission, Habersham County Employees from the Planning Department, Sheriff’s Office, Fire Department, and other Emergency Services, along with [...]

By | 2018-05-22T19:53:17+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Annoucements, Government|0 Comments

Emory University Chappell Park | Project Completion

Chappell Park now has a completed new clubhouse for Emory University Eagle’s baseball team. Work on this project wrapped up recently as Cooper & Company finished the final touches for the facility. The single-story facility with 35 lockers, bathroom, and team media area is now located adjacent to the stadium to provide improvements for Emory’s [...]

By | 2018-05-22T18:36:11+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Higher Education|0 Comments

Silica — What is it and Why it is important on your Jobsite?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) introduced new silica standard for the construction industry at the end of 2017.  For those in the industry, Silica has been a popular term for a while now.  Yet many people outside the industry may not have any idea what it is or why it’s important. What is [...]

By | 2018-05-01T20:32:30+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Helpful Hints, Safety|0 Comments

Good Samaritan Heath & Wellness Addition | Project Completion

The finishing touches for Phase II of the Good Samaritan Health & Wellness facility are wrapping up for the residents of Pickens County.  The Good Samaritan not-for-profit health and wellness center provides approximately 3000 medically underserved residents in the greater Jasper community.  Their goal is to provide compassionate and individualized health care and related services [...]

By | 2018-04-02T20:21:46+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Healthcare|0 Comments

Sharon Forks Library Renovation & Addition

Work on the expansion and renovation of one of the State of Georgia’s busiest public libraries entered the final punch out stages for the Forsyth County Public Library System last week.  Sharon Forks Library was eager to get the last minute details ironed out as they opened the doors to the public for the first [...]

By | 2018-04-02T20:18:40+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Government|0 Comments

What To Do When Mother Nature Won’t Leave Your Construction Project Alone

The old saying “when it rains, it pours” might be the best way to define the first quarter of 2018. Since the beginning of the year, Cooper & Company has had over 40 weather-related days that have prevented us from pursuing projects in the way we would like to pursue our construction schedules.   So, what [...]

By | 2018-03-27T15:42:40+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Helpful Hints|0 Comments

Design-Build vs. Design-Bid-Build vs. CM @ Risk | What’s the Difference?

Knowing the Delivery Method is Key in Delivering the Project Project Owners are faced with the choosing the project delivery system prior to moving forward with their new construction or renovation project.  By selecting this method ahead of time, it can hopefully divert challenges down the road.  The method of delivery is typically stated in [...]

By | 2018-01-29T20:47:57+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Helpful Hints|0 Comments

5 Questions Every Owner Should Ask When Selecting a General Contractor

Many times, we meet with a project owner who isn’t really sure what questions to ask us to truly qualify our experience.  In the public sector, there is typically a request for a proposal or quote that covers the basic groundwork of experience, firm history, and financial stability that helps them narrow down potential contractors.  [...]

By | 2018-01-16T20:35:25+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Helpful Hints|0 Comments

In Progress: Habersham County Administrative Building

The Habersham County Commissioners along with Precision Planning and Cooper & Company were all present on a picture-perfect day in November to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new Habersham County Administrative Building in Clarkesville, GA. The new 30,000 sq ft facility is designed to centralize the non-judicial services for the county under one roof.  Habersham [...]

By | 2017-12-20T21:18:45+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Commercial, Government|0 Comments

In Progress: Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center Phase II

Cooper is excited to be a part of the finalization of the second phase of the Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center in Jasper, GA.  Good Samaritan is a not-for-profit health and wellness center designed to provide the medically underserved in the Pickens County community with compassionate and individualized health care and related services in [...]

By | 2017-11-29T19:01:13+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments