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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

Employees Rising Higher: Meet Howard “Damen”

The Highland Group, a renowned general contractor and real estate developer, is proud to launch a new company feature, spotlighting the dedicated and talented members of our team who live out our mission every day. This mission, a commitment to higher standards and dedication to building stronger communities where we live, work, and play, is deeply ingrained in our company culture. Our first spotlight shines on Howard …Read more

World-Class Safety Performance Achievement with Platinum Rating in ABC STEP Program 

Alabama / Florida –  March, 2024 —–The Highland Group today announced it has achieved Platinum Level in the Associated Builders and Contractors’ STEP Safety Management System. Founded more than three decades ago, STEP is a proven system that provides the framework to measure, strengthen and build industry-leading safety programs that enable top-performing ABC members to achieve incident rates nearly seven times safer than the U.S. Bureau of …Read more

2024: A Year of Growth and Opportunity in the Construction Industry

As we enter 2024, there are positive signs of growth, stability, and opportunity within the construction industry. According to Construction Dive*, a remarkable 20% surge in construction starts was noted in December 2023, putting an end to three consecutive months of declining activity. This is a clear sign that the planning queue is stabilizing, according to Richard Branch, chief economist for Dodge Construction Network.   However, it’s important …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