Join The Highland Group team.  We are a real estate development and commercial construction firm specializing in real estate development, preconstruction services, general contracting, construction management, and design-build delivery. Our mission? To develop leaders committed to higher standards, making an impact on our firm and the communities in which we work and live. We believe in fostering trusting relationships and building quality projects. With offices located in …Read more

Myles York Promoted to Project Manager 

[Alabama Gulf Coast, February 2024) – The Highland Group, a leading General Contractor, Real Estate Development, and Design-Build firm serving the Southeastern United States, recently announced the promotion of Myles York from Assistant Project Manager to Project Manager at its Alabama Gulf Coast regional office.     York, a cum laude graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Building Science and a Minor in Business, …Read more

$50M Construction Has Begun of The Grove at Seascape Resort

January 2024 (Miramar Beach, Florida) – Construction has officially begun on The Grove, a premier development project at the Seascape Golf, Beach & Tennis Resort in Miramar Beach, Florida. Spearheaded by The Highland Group, this multi-phase venture promises to redefine luxury living along the Emerald Coast.   The first phase of construction, estimated at $41 million, has begun with the Holly, the Juniper, and the Dogwood buildings, all featuring high-end, spacious …Read more

Craig Blackburn Promoted to Vice President of Operations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Alabama and Florida, January 2024] –The Highland Group, a leading general contractor and real estate development firm serving the Southeastern United States since 2005, has announced the appointment of Craig Blackburn as Vice President of Operations. This new position, an outcome of the company’s expansion and growth, will oversee the operations of all three regional offices – the corporate headquarters on the Alabama Gulf …Read more

Modular and Prefabricated Construction: A Game-Changer in the Building Industry

The Highland Group, a reputed general contractor firm in the Southeastern United States, is delighted to delve into the growing popularity of modular and prefabricated construction, a trend that’s revolutionizing the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. This analysis is based largely on the Grand View Research (GVR Report) covering the U.S. Modular Construction Market Size, Share & Trends, 2023-2030*.    Modular and prefabricated construction refers to …Read more

$50M Construction Begins: The Grove at Seascape Resort  

December 7, 2023 (Miramar Beach, Florida) – The Highland Group is pleased to announce that construction is set to begin for The Grove at Seascape Resort, a luxuriously appointed, multi-phase development within the Seascape Golf, Beach & Tennis Resort in Miramar Beach, Florida. This expansive project is set to redefine luxury living on the Emerald Coast. The Grove at Seascape Resort promises an unmatched level of service, …Read more

Maximizing the Benefits of Integrated Project Delivery: Enhancing Client Outcomes

  As a full-service general contractor, our experience encompasses preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and real estate development. We are consistently at the forefront of adopting innovative methods to provide unparalleled value to our clients. One of these methods that we wholeheartedly endorse is Integrated Project Delivery (IPD).    For those unfamiliar, IPD is a delivery approach that unifies people, systems, business structures, and practices into a cohesive …Read more

Jeff Wiater, P.E. Chosen for Premier Northwest Florida Leadership Class

October 2, 2023 (Foley, AL)  – The Highland Group’s Senior Project Manager, Jeff Wiater, P.E. has been chosen to join an elite leadership program led by Florida’s Great Northwest (FGNW) Foundation. This initiative, aimed at promoting regional collaboration, is a unique opportunity to build community relationships, generate valuable content, and broaden networks. Jeff is one of only 22 leaders selected to be part of the program’s ‘Class …Read more

Expansion of the Fort Walton Beach’s Heritage and Cultural Museum Set To Begin

City of Ft. Walton Beach Heritage Park and Cultural Center Museum Store (Rendering by JDF Architecture) September 7, 2023 (Fort Walton Beach, FL) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – The Indian Temple Mound Museum, located at the Heritage Park and Cultural Center in Fort Walton Beach, is set to expand with a new two-story, 4,800 square foot building. Fronting U.S. Highway 98, this addition will provide additional space for …Read more

The Highland Group Chosen By Longleaf to Expand Recovery, Mental Health Centers in Alabama

  Pictured: Renderings of Longleaf Recovery Center (Madison – top / Spanish Fort – bottom) by Goodwyn Mills Cawood. In a significant stride towards addressing mental health and addiction issues in Alabama, Longleaf is set to expand its footprint with two new recovery centers in Madison and Spanish Fort. The Highland Group, a renowned Southeastern US general contracting firm, has been chosen to lead construction of these …Read more

Construction Begins on Carillon Oaks Senior Assisted Living Facility

MADISON, ALABAMA, [August 2023] – The Highland Group, a premier general contracting firm serving the Southeastern United States, is pleased to announce the start of construction for the new state-of-the-art Carillon Oaks Senior Assisted Living Facility located at 1770 Slaughter Road, Madison, Alabama. This purpose-built facility is being developed by Lathan & Coleman, LLC, a distinguished Alabama-based firm known for its expertise in developing, managing, and consulting …Read more