When members of EMH&T’s Landscape Architecture Division arrived at this year’s Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) annual conference in early February, they were surprised and delighted to see an unexpected but friendly face from the office also attending the trade organization’s annual event.
Facebook Data Center Opens First New Albany Building
After well over a year of construction, Facebook’s first data center facility within the Technology Campus of the New Albany Business Park celebrated its opening on a typical February morning in Columbus. Facebook officials along with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, New Albany Mayor Sloan Spalding, and others were on hand to celebrate this significant event. At 900,000 sf, the facility is the largest Central Ohio data center project to date. Facebook also announced construction on two additional data centers on the 325-acre site. EMH&T is proud to be the site/civil engineer for the project and proud to work with the City of New Albany and many private companies to support the continued economic development of the Central Ohio region.
EMH&T Visualization Brings City of Green’s New Roundabout to Life
EMH&T is assisting the City of Green, Ohio, with design of a new roundabout at the intersection of Greensburg Road and South Arlington Road. Thanks to EMH&T’s visualization professionals, the city and its citizens have a photo-realistic animation that brings the project to life and communicates the city’s vision before the shovels even hit the dirt!
Gahanna’s Big Walnut Trail Project Recognized
Congratulations to the Gahanna Parks and Recreation Department and the City of Gahanna on their first place recognition in the 2019 Awards of Excellence program presented by the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) for the Big Walnut Trail Section 4 McKenna Creek Restoration Project. EMH&T was proud to team with the City on the design of this new trail section that connects Big Walnut Trail Section 5 along Olde Ridenour Road to the existing Big Walnut Trail Section 3 on Nob Hill Drive.
EMH&T’s Annual Holiday Sweater Contest Raises Funds for Homeport
The 2019 Holiday Season is in full swing and once again EMH&T’s annual Ugly Holiday Sweater and Silent Auction Contest resulted in an eclectic mix of cold weather cover-ups. Designed and created by company employees, the sweaters are displayed and bid on in an silent auction format. The winning bidders also select a lucky colleague to wear that sweater for an entire day. All proceeds collected are matched by the company and donated to Homeport’s Winter Wishes Program. This annual event allows EMH&T to assist Homeport as they make the holidays brighter for underprivileged children in our communities.
EMH&T Project Receives Outstanding Achievement Award from ACEC Ohio
The EMH&T-designed Blacklick Creek Sanitary Interceptor Sewer project received an Outstanding Achievement Award from ACEC Ohio in its annual engineering design competition.
Best Places to Work 2019 Awards Luncheon
Several happy EMH&T employees participated in today’s 2019 Business First “Best Places to Work” Awards Luncheon. EMH&T was an Honoree for the second year in a row in the Extra Large Company category!
EMH&T Joins Google Groundbreaking Celebration
After months of planning and design, several EMH&T professionals joined Google executives, along with state and local officials, to celebrate the groundbreaking of Google’s new data center in New Albany. The $600 million facility is expected to open sometime next year. EMH&T provided site development engineering for this project, as well as the Facebook Data Center under construction on the opposite side of Beech Road. EMH&T is proud to work with the City of New Albany and many private companies to support the continued economic development of the Central Ohio region.
Commercial Construction Helps Keep EMH&T Busy
The latest edition of the Business First “Largest Commercial Construction Projects” list is out, and EMH&T is proud to have worked on several of these projects, including the five largest on the list! Our engineers, land surveyors, environmental scientists, and other professionals are excited each day to contribute to the ever-growing commercial landscape of Central Ohio.
The Fall Issue of Ingenium is Here
Fall is officially here and so is the fall issue of EMH&T’s Ingenium magazine. In this issue you can read all about EMH&T’s heavy highway engineering, which plays a major role in the firm’s services, There’s an article on how EMH&T’s Visualization services are helping drive the firm’s design innovation, and you can learn more about EMH&T’s depth of experience with ODOT’s Local Public Agency program.