Pictured: Rendering of the Bay Dunes Community Center
The Highland Group, a real estate development and commercial construction firm, is pleased to announce the successful completion of its latest endeavor: The Bay Dunes Community Center, commonly known as “The Bay Dunes Complex.” This cutting-edge facility is designed to function as both a community center and an emergency operations center during times of crisis. Conveniently situated adjacent to the Majette Disc Golf Course and in close proximity to Harders Recreation Park, the complex is easily accessible for all residents of Bay County.
Constructed with state-of-the-art technology and resources, The Bay Dunes Complex is fully operational in any situation and serves as a hardened shelter for residents during even the most severe natural disasters. Construction commenced in the fall of 2022, and The Highland Group is delighted to have completed the project on schedule and within the allocated budget. The facility’s design incorporated input from local officials and community members to ensure it addresses the community’s needs. With a total project value of $2.6 million, funding for the complex was provided through the Federal Emergency Management Agency as part of the Hurricane Michael recovery efforts and contracted to The Highland Group by the Bay County Commission.
The Bay Dunes Complex stands as a testament to The Highland Group’s dedication to delivering top-quality facilities that cater to the requirements of local communities. The complex boasts a spacious community center with multiple rooms for events and activities, as well as a fully-equipped emergency operations center featuring the latest technology and resources to ensure seamless operation in any situation.
“We are proud to have completed construction of the Bay Dunes community center” said Jeff Wiater, Project Manager of The Highland Group. “This facility will serve as a crucial resource for Bay County residents, and we are honored to have contributed to the community’s recovery efforts following Hurricane Michael.” For more information regarding The Highland Group, including the Bay Dunes project, visit www.HighlandGroup.org.
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 www.HighlandGroup.org