The Highland Group Selected as General Contractor for Sheriff Training Facility

The Highland Group Selected as General Contractor for Sheriff Training Facility

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July 26, 2022 (Huntsville, Ala.) – The Madison County Sheriff’s Department has named The Highland Group, a leading real estate development and commercial construction company, as the general contractor to lead construction for their new training facility project at the former Madison County 911 Center in Huntsville, Ala.   The master plan includes major renovations and an expansion of nearly 10,000 additional square feet to the existing structure. The new state-of-the-art facility will provide locations for curriculum instruction, virtual tactical training, and more capacity for students.  

“We look forward to working with the Madison County Sheriff’s Department on this vital community project,” said Michael Barnes, Vice President of North Alabama, The Highland Group. “Public safety is so critical, especially in today’s world. Having the opportunity to create a state-of-the-art space that will enable our local law enforcement to receive the most innovative training possible is a true honor.”  

This facility will be an asset to law enforcement agencies throughout Alabama. According to Sheriff Kevin Turners, the training facility will also be able to accommodate meetings of the Alabama Sheriff’s Association and police chiefs from around the state. 


About The Highland Group: The Highland Group is a real estate development and commercial construction firm that specializes in real estate development, preconstruction services, general contracting, construction management, and design-build delivery. Their mission is to develop leaders committed to higher standards who have an impact on their firm and the communities in which they work and live by developing trusting relationships and building quality projects. The Highland Group has offices located in the Gulf Coast Region (501 South McKenzie Street, Suite 2, Foley, Alabama, 36535), the Tennessee Valley Region (415-H Church Street NW, Suite 201, Huntsville, Alabama, 35801), and the Florida Panhandle Region (130 Richard Jackson Blvd., Suite 104A, Panama City Beach, Florida, 32407). They have been proudly serving clients throughout the Southeastern United States since 2005. Learn more at

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