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Primus Designers Earn Professional Certifications

July 10, 2017
Author: Rebecca Elliott

Primus Designers Earn Professional Certifications

More good news for Primus Design Services! In addition to recently moving up ENR Southeast’s list of the region’s Top Design Firms, two designers have received professional certifications in their fields. Structural Engineer Erin Donahue recently earned her Professional Engineer (PE) license. It is a rigorous process. Candidates must complete a four-year college degree, work under a Professional Engineer for at least four years, supply professional references and pass two intensive competency exams. Erin took the civil engineering-focused exam. “It’s a two-part, eight-hour exam,” she said. In the…


Primus Implements iSqFt in the Preconstruction Process

July 7, 2017
Author: Rebecca Elliott

Primus has a reputation for using technology to improve process. Much like the design team implemented BIM to bring value to the design process, the preconstruction team is introducing software to streamline and improve the bidding and buy out processes. iSqFt is an online bid management software platform that allows the preconstruction and construction teams to communicate and collaborate more efficiently. It eliminates redundancies, allows greater access to more subcontractors, provides a stronger pre-qualification process and provides improved customer support. “It’s a real improvement over how we managed…


ENR Southeast, the region’s preeminent authority on the design and construction industry, released its list of the Southeast’s Top Design Firms. Primus Design Services, LLC, the architecture and engineering division within Primus Builders, Inc., was ranked #93, seven spots higher than last year’s ranking. “These are exciting times at Primus,” said Michael Jones, AIA, President of Primus Design Services, LLC. “The team is growing and producing some of our most exciting work. We are invigorating our process and providing training. We continue to expand on how we incorporate…


Congratulations Primus Grads!

June 21, 2017
Author: Rebecca Elliott

Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Enjoy this short video highlighting some of the Primus family’s recent graduates. We are very proud of them and wish them well in their future endeavors. Hard work pays off!


Primus continues to solidify its commitment to sustainability with the recent award of LEED® Silver for its Lineage Logistics project in North Charleston, SC. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance. “We are continuously working towards designing and building facilities that achieve high performance in fundamental areas of environmental and human health,” said Primus…


Great Pics of Primus's Sterigenics Project in West Memphis, AR

Primus provided turn-key design and construction services on this facility expansion featuring a new sterilizer building complete with sterilizer vault, building systems and material handling systems.


Primus Design Services, LLC Promotes Tammi Bailey, AIA, to Director of Architecture

Primus Design Services, LLC (PDS) is pleased to announce the promotion of Tammi Bailey, AIA, to Director of Architecture. Bailey is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and a member of the American Institute of Architects. She has been a member of the Primus design team for nine years. “She was hire #2 when I first started PDS,” said PDS President Michael Jones, AIA. “She has been a loyal and hard working team member ever since.” Bailey has been instrumental in developing department policies that have established…


Primus Salutes Our Veterans!

November 11, 2016
Author: Rebecca Elliott

Primus Salutes Our Veterans!

To all of our vets, thank you for your service!


The latest issue of Cold Facts, published by the Global Cold Chain Alliance, features a Primus rendering on the cover – modeled by Primus’s BIM/VDCManager Allen Beveridge. Inside, you will find an interview with Primus President Matt Hirsch and other industry leaders featuring trends in cold storage design and construction. Notice all the Primus project pics! And that’s our own Kim Wheeler demonstrating how to experience a Primus design in 3D/VR using a Google cardboard viewing box. Finally, in the IACSC section, there is a full page case…