Walker Concepts joins Goodwyn Mills Cawood in Charleston

Architecture and engineering firm Goodwyn Mills Cawood (GMC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Walker Concepts Architecture in Charleston, South Carolina. Walker Concepts’ three-person staff, including Jimmy Walker, AIA; Josh Bagwell, AIA, NCARB; and Ben Story, AIA, NCARB, will join GMC’s Charleston team, led by Vice President of Architecture Gable Stubbs, AIA.

“We are thrilled to have the Walker Concepts on board to fortify our architecture team in Charleston and to diversify our portfolio with the addition of their expertise,” Stubbs said. “They are highly-regarded for their work throughout the region, and we believe this partnership will provide even more opportunities for us to positively impact the local community.”

Walker Concepts has decades of experience in the Lowcountry. Their team has become experts in designing within the local historic context and is a go-to firm for those looking to develop in the Charleston area. They have worked on numerous historically-significant projects throughout the region, as well as a variety of multifamily, mixed use, office, retail, education and adaptive reuse projects. Some of their most notable education and commercial clients include the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), The College of Charleston, Porter Gaud, Ashley Hall, Daniel Island Company, Augusta National Golf Club, Spring Island and Brays Island, among others.

GMC is one of the Southeast’s most comprehensive multidisciplined architecture and engineering firms, with locations in Charleston, Greenville and Columbia, South Carolina, in addition to offices throughout the Southeast. Its in-house services include architecture, interior design, civil engineering, environmental services, landscape architecture, planning, transportation engineering, geotechnical engineering, electrical engineering and disaster recovery. GMC works on a multitude of project types, including K-12 and higher education, municipal, commercial, industrial, hospitality, healthcare, water resources, and more. Some of their clients throughout the region include Clemson University, the University of South Carolina, South Carolina State University, MUSC, Renewable Water Resources (ReWa), as well as school districts across the state including Greenville County Schools, Aiken County School District and Richland County School District Two, to name a few.

The Walker Concepts team will move into GMC’s new Charleston office located in the Charleston Technology Center once renovations of the space are completed later this spring.

Goodwyn Mills Cawood (GMC) is one of the largest architecture and engineering firms in the Southeast. Whether designing schools, parks, hospitals and other commercial developments, or providing clean water, safe streets and restoring resilient environments, GMC takes great pride in serving our communities through the transformative work we do. Every project is guided by the foundational concept that communities are built by people, not companies, and we strive to serve our communities with quality, integrity, creativity and care. One of the Southeast’s most comprehensive multi-disciplined firms, GMC is equipped to provide all the services associated with architecture, interior design, civil engineering, environmental services, landscape architecture, planning, transportation engineering, geotechnical engineering, electrical engineering, surveying and disaster recovery. www.gmcnetwork.com

Photo caption: GMC Vice President of Architecture Gable Stubbs, GMC CEO Jeffrey Brewer and Walker Concepts President Jimmy Walker.

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