McGill Project Receives Buncombe County’s 2018 Griffin Award

June 29, 2018

McGill Associates and Mathews Architecture teamed to complete an adaptive reuse project at 14 Riverside Drive in Asheville, North Carolina. On May 24, 2018, the project team was awarded a 2018 Griffin Award by the Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County. These annual awards highlight projects and individuals who further historic preservation efforts in the County. This project had a rich history and multiple challenges to overcome, but regardless, the team persevered and the… READ MORE »

Thermal Belt Rail Trail Brings Life Back to Historic Rail Corridor

June 7, 2018

McGill Associates has been working with the Thermal Belt Rail Partners (Town of Forest City, Town of Rutherfordton, Town of Ruth, Rutherford County, and the Town of Spindale) on the Thermal Belt Rail Trail, a 13.5-mile-long trail that will connect multiple communities throughout Rutherford County. The project includes converting an abandoned rail corridor into a public multi-use trail. The railroad was once a very important part of these communities and this trail commemorates its history.… READ MORE »

McGill Associates Joins Forces with Triangle Civilworks

May 2, 2018

On May 1st, McGill Associates, P.A. announced a strategic merger with Triangle Civilworks, P.A., a civil engineering company based in Johnston County, NC, that has deep ties to the Research Triangle area. The two companies joined forces and combined resources in their Cary and Smithfield offices, to increase service offerings in the region. READ MORE »

McGill is Strengthening its Consulting Team

March 29, 2018

In 2018, McGill Associates made a major expansion of the consulting services offered by the firm. McGill Management Services consulting services includes Community and Economic Development, Infrastructure Development, Strategic Planning, and Special Studies. We are announcing that Richard Smith, formerly with Benchmark Planning, will join the firm on May 1st. Mr. Smith will serve as the Community and Economic Development Director. This will further expand and strengthen the work McGill does to assist public and… READ MORE »

McGill Associates Assists 10 Communities in Receiving Over 28 Million in Grant Funds

March 12, 2018

McGill Associates’ success of providing comprehensive services to communities continues. On February 28, 2018, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s State Water Infrastructure Authority Board approved the Fall 2017 funding decisions. McGill Associates developed and supported 10 municipalities and water authorities in securing a combination of 15 grants, loans, and principal forgiveness loans, totaling $28,451,340 – equaling 11.67% of the total funds available. READ MORE »

McGill Associates’ 2018 Spring Bass Tournament

February 13, 2018

Join us on Friday, April 27th, for McGill Associates’ 17th Annual Spring Bass Tournament. The headquarters of the tournament will be located at the City of Lenoir Water Treatment Facility and the launch site will be the NC Wildlife boat ramp. Prizes will be awarded to winning participants after the weigh-in, and a barbecue meal will be provided after the tournament. We are looking forward to a great day of fun and fishing. Please contact… READ MORE »

McGill Aerial Photo Wins 1st Place NC AWWA-WEA Award

January 5, 2018

Chris Jordan, PLS and UAS Pilot, in our Asheville office was awarded 1st place in the Structures Category of the 2017 NC AWWA-WEA photography competition. His aerial photo of the City of Asheville’s North Fork Dam and Burnett Reservoir Water Treatment Plant was taken in advance of the upcoming dam re-shaping and renovations by Phillips & Jordan, Inc. Thank you to the City of Asheville for allowing the flight and congratulations for its 1st place… READ MORE »

McGill Helps Town of Marshall with Emergency Repairs

January 4, 2018

McGill Associates assisted the Town of Marshall with permanent repairs to the Redmon Road sewer force main. Repairs were completed in record time to return service prior to the Christmas holiday. Heavy rains on October 28th resulted in a rupture of the sewer force main under the French Broad River. The town secured an emergency loan from the Division of Water Infrastructure for repairs. The short notice repair was a team effort – Faith Underground… READ MORE »

McGill Aids in Renovation of NC School for the Deaf Gym

December 13, 2017

McGill worked with Mathews Architecture to renovate the Western North Carolina School for the Deaf gym, built in 1924, which had been unused for decades. The renovation transformed it into a space for therapy and education that includes a sensory gym, audiology suite, and recreational gym. All meet special lighting and acoustical standards for the deaf population. READ MORE »