B.B. King Blues Club and Hotel / Montgomery, AL - Dale Partners is providing services for this new B.B. King Blues Club and Hotel. The new hotel will be four stories and have approximately 120 rooms, including doublewide and pool suites. Guests will have easy access to the rooftop pool as well as enjoy views of the golf course and river. This addition will also include a new lobby, offices, back of house and service areas for the entire complex. The Blues Club includes four bars, and a second floor mezzanine that will allow guests views of the stage and dance floor. A restaurant is planned to seat 125, plus an outdoor terrace overlooking the hotel pool deck. Full architectural services; 135,000 SF; Estimated completion: 2015.
Lee Hall Renovation
Lee Hall Renovation / Mississippi State University / Starkville, MS - Our firm is providing services for the restoration/renovation of this historic building. The building was named for the first MSU president, Stephen D. Lee, when it was built in 1909. Its location terminates the north end of the drill field at the core of the campus. Planning involves research to determine a period most significant to restoration efforts and will concentrate on interior work while identifying exterior elements needing repair or upgrade. The mechanical and electrical systems will be replaced and upgrades will integrate new technology for classrooms. Full architectural services; Estimated construction cost: $15.2 Million; 66,000 SF; Estimated completion date: 2014; Historic Landmark.
MS College Bookstore
MS College Bookstore / Mississippi College / Clinton, MS / Our firm provided full architectural services for this new 14,207 SF bookstore at Mississippi College. The new two story facility replaces the college’s smaller bookstore and, in addition to the new bookstore, includes ten single-dwelling, efficiency lofts on the second floor for graduate students. A small eatery, including a coffee shop, was also built in the space adjacent to the bookstore.
Center for Arts & Leadership
Centre for The Arts and Leardership / Jackson Preparatory School - Jackson MS. Our firm provided full architectural services for the new 37,386 SF building on the north side of the existing auditorium at Jackson Preparatory School. The new facility has a 1,000-seat performing arts theatre including a full working stage with dressing rooms and restrooms. Other spaces in the new building include a gallery, lobby, concessions and restrooms. The project also included the renovation of the school’s existing auditorium into a smaller lecture venue with remaining space converted into a bookstore and offices. The existing lobby received new finishes, and a new canopy was constructed to better define the entrance to the building along with adding masonry to the exterior walls that face the school’s main courtyard.
The Mill at MSU
The Mill at MSU / Starkville, MS - Our firm is providing master planning services and full architectural services for the renovation and restoration of the Cooley / Stone Cotton Mill building in Starkville, MS. The historic landmark, built circa 1902, and its 10.89-acre site will be converted into a mixed-use conference development including a new state-of-the-art 94,231SF conference center, office space, a four-story 110-room hotel, 650-car parking garage and retail space. PROJECT OVERVIEW • Master planning and full architectural services • Estimated construction cost: $18.8 Million • 94,231 SF • Estimated completion date: 2015
Wind Creek Casino
Wind Creek Casino Interior Renovation / Atmore, Alabama - Dale Partners is providing interior design services for the renovation of the hotel tower at the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore, AL. The tower houses 216 rooms and suites including typical double-bed and king rooms as well as ultra-king rooms and end suites. The renovation includes 12 typical floors and top two floors featuring two bay suites with connecting queen rooms. The design services include all new flooring, wall vinyl, furnishings and fixtures with new draperies, lighting and artwork. The carpet in the casino and banquet spaces is also being replaced. Casino broadloom wool/nylon carpet will be replaced in eight phases to allow continuous operation of the gaming floor. The banquet carpet will be replaced in three phases to minimize the impact to the meeting business. Interior design services; 211,585 SF; Estimated completion: November 2014
Pinnacle at Jackson Place
The Pinnacle at Jackson Place / Jackson, MS - Our firm provided services for a new 9-story office building in downtown Jackson to house office and retail space. The Pinnacle is one of several projects that will complete an entire block that started with an existing office building built in the 1980s. Additional plans are in place for mixed-use areas and residential condominiums on the site. The area behind the building features an elegant rose garden. Plans also include upgrading the existing parking garage. Winner – 2009 Building of America Award; 2009 AIA Mississippi Honor Citation Award; MS Associated Builders and Contractors Award for Merit, 2009. Construction cost: $31.7 Million; 190,000 SF; Completion date: 2008; LEED Gold certified.
Wind Creek Montgomery
Wind Creek Montgomery Hotel and B.B. King's Blues Club / Montgomery, AL - Dale Partners is providing services for this new B.B. King Blues Club and Hotel. The new hotel will be four stories and have approximately 120 rooms, including double-wide and pool suites. Guests will have easy access to the rooftop pool as well as enjoy views of the golf course and river. This addition will also include a new lobby, offices, back of house and service areas for the entire complex. The Blues Club includes four bars, and a second floor mezzanine that will allow guests views of the stage and dance floor. A restaurant is planned to seat 125, plus an outdoor terrace overlooking the hotel pool deck. Full architectural services; 135,000 SF; Completed in December, 2015.