“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.”
- Winston Churchill

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hancock & hewes


$10 Million - Gulfport, MS

GSE provided engineering design for the renovation of the Historic Hancock Bank Building originally constructed in 1933 and the adjacent Hewes Building constructed in 1905. The renovated buildings, located a block from the Gulf of Mexico, required significant concrete, brick, and timber piling restoration due to damage sustained from Hurricane Katrina. Additionally, GSE provided structural design for the new steel and glass exterior stair tower constructed for the Hancock Bank building. The design required the tower to remain structurally independent, but architecturally connected, to the main structure.



lighthouse condominiums

$74 Million - Gulf Shores, AL

Services: Electrical, Fire Protection, Life Safety, Mechanical, Plumbing, Construction Management

Lighthouse Resort is a high-rise oceanfront condominium resort located on the beach of Gulf Shores, AL. With a height of 25 levels and total square footage of over 600,000 square feet, the resort is one of the premier properties in the region. Special design emphasis was placed on environmental and moisture controls within indoor pool facilities. GSE also supported the developer by providing bidding assistance and construction administration.


walk on's

Walk On’s

$2.8 Million - Various Locations

Services: Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical and Fire Protection

GSE partnered with Holden Architecture to provide engineering services for multiple Walk-On’s locations in recent years, helping this once local restaurant grow into a multi-state chain. Specialized HVAC design was provided for a porch area with roll-up garage doors.


University of Mobile

University of Mobile

$4.5 Million - Eight Mile, AL

Services: Surveying, Structural and Civil Site Design

University of Mobile is a private Baptist university which has seen rapid growth since its inception in 1952. This growth has warranted the addition of new residence halls. GSE provided engineering design for the 96-bed apartment style residence hall, The Timbers. GSE’s scope of work for the 55,000 square foot building included surveying, structural and civil site design.  In addition, GSE has also completed an ALTA survey of the 375 acre campus, and designed mechanical and electrical upgrades to the Sports Medicine facility.


Daphne city hall


$7.4 Million - Daphne, AL

Services: Structural Engineering

In collaboration with Gatlin Hudson Architects, GSE provides all structural engineering for the renovation of the existing 10,000 square foot Daphne City Hall and the 30,000 square foot addition. The complex architectural design of the building called for numerous structural systems in cluding precast concrete, load bearing masonry, architectural structural steel, and exposed timber.


cedar lake oncology

cedar lake oncology

$15 Million – Biloxi, MS

Services: Civil Site, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Fire Protection

The 10,000 square foot outpatient oncology center which services patients throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast. GSE provided the civil site, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection design for this facility


City Hope Church

City Hope Church

$3.5 Million - Spanish Fort, AL

Services: Structural design and Survey

City Hope Church, formerly Bay Community Church, has been expanding their facilities to better suit its growing congregation. GSE provided the structural design and surveying for the expansion at their Spanish Fort location. In addition, GSE has also completed topographic survey of the facility.



marquis apartments

$44 Million - New Orleans, LA

Services: Structural, Mechanical, and Electrical

This new 250-unit mixed income multi-family housing development includes three residential 5-story buildings, parking on the ground level, fitness room, swimming pool, clubhouse, playground, business office and a community/activities center with kitchen. GSE provided the structural, mechanical, and electrical design for this development. The project was named by New Orleans Magazine as one of 2010’s “Best Architecture” recipients.


chili's restaurant


$1 Million – Various Locations

Services: Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Civil Site, and Fire Protection

GSE partnered with ANF Architects to provide engineering design for various new Chilli’s restaurants. New restaurants opened in the following cities: Auburn, Madison, Mobile, Fultondale, Decatur, Gadsden, and Montgomery, AL and also in Madison, MS. Each restaurant was a 5,500 square foot new prototype restaurant for Chili’s.


BBB Industries

BBB Industries

$1.2 Million - Daphne, AL

Services: Structural, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, Fire Protection, Construction Inspections

BBB Industries is a manufacturer and distributor of starters, alternators, brake calipers and power steering products. GSE provided all engineering design for the two story office building constructed in Daphne, AL. The building is stick framed construction with long span wood joists in order to achieve the large interior open spaces required.


first baptist church robertsdale

first baptist church robertsdale

Robertsdale, AL

Services: Mechanical, Electrical , Fire Protection

Robertsdale First Baptist Church is a 27,000 sq. ft. house of worship which houses a large sanctuary, administrative offices, and learning spaces. GSE provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection design for this newly built facility.