May 07, 2008

Barton Malow Company to Build Gwinnett Braves Baseball Stadium in Georgia

Roswell, GA – May 7, 2008 — Barton Malow Company and HKS Architects, Inc. have been chosen as the design build team for the Gwinnett Braves Baseball Stadium in Lawrenceville, GA. The $40 million stadium is scheduled to open in April 2009.

"With this selection, we have brought to the project two highly recognized firms with strong baseball stadium experience", said Preston Williams, General Manager, Gwinnett Convention & Visitors Bureau. "Together they bring the dedication to detail and experience necessary to design and deliver a high quality stadium structure which will be fully operational in time for the first pitch of the 2009 season."

Barton Malow’s Southern Region operations have been based in Atlanta since the office opened in 1986. Barton Malow's portfolio includes nationally recognized projects such as PNC Park, Camden Yards, Coors Field, Minute Maid Park and Turner Field. Among many minor league and spring training facilities, Barton Malow also constructed the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, NewBridge Bank Park, and Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, named "Best Sports Project" in the Best of 2006 Awards from Mid Atlantic Construction Magazine. Medlar Field was the first LEED Certified ballpark built.

Barton Malow Company provides construction management, design/build, program management, general contracting, technology and rigging services throughout North America. The ISO quality certified company has LEED Accredited Professionals on staff and is an industry Building Information Modeling (BIM) leader. Niche market specialties include: health care, educational, federal, industrial, energy and special event facilities. Barton Malow has a staff of over 1,500 in 11 offices and is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan. The Southern Region office is located in Roswell, Georgia. Annual firm revenues exceed $1 billion. For additional information, visit

HKS, Inc. is ranked among the top-three architectural/engineering firms, according to Building Design & Construction magazine. Since its founding in 1939, HKS has completed construction projects totaling more than $45 billion in more than 900 cities located in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and 54 foreign countries. Headquartered in Dallas, the firm has 23 worldwide offices. HKS employs 60 staff and has more than $700 million underway in design and construction in the Atlanta area. The Atlanta office opened in September 2000. For additional information, please visit us at