After eight years of growth, the market still is thriving. Further, most firms believe it will continue to improve through the end of 2018 and have backlogs to prove it. But some firms are beginning to become wary about what 2019 will bring, both for the market and the economy as a whole.


Real Estate: Contractor Takes Money Mailer’s Old Headquarters

Article | OC Business Journal
Southland Industries, which has a long history in Orange County, signed a lease this month to occupy all of a recently upgraded, 207,953 square foot industrial and office building at 12131 Western Ave. It’s one of the largest leases in North Orange County this year and takes one of the biggest empty buildings in the region off the market.


Southland Energy Appoints Federal Business Development Manager

Dulles, VA
Southland Energy, a division of Southland Industries, recently appointed Thomas “T.W.” Williams as Federal Business Development Manager. In his new role, Mr. Williams will be responsible for overseeing Southland Energy’s federal business growth strategy on a national scale.


Starting Point: Henderson Hospital

Article | Healthcare Design Magazine
Henderson Hospital, part of The Valley Health System (VHS; Las Vegas) is – by design and location – a landmark in Henderson, NV. Opening in October 2016, it’s the first tenant at Union Village a 151-acre integrated health village, where services – including inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, home health, senior living, and wellness – will be collocated alongside residential and retail components.


The Agonies of Building Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Article | ENR

Though the essence of the original design remains, some details have changed for the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Southland Industries’ Chris Skoug explain how one early on redesign saved 500-tons of ductwork and $8 million in labor and material costs for the two million square foot stadium.


New Technologies Streamline Southland Industries’ Work

Article | SMACNA

“Tools such as Autodesk’s Collaboration for Revit takes building information modeling (BIM) to the next level and allow the entire project team to work together in a web-hosted environment,” said Southland’s Las Vegas Division BIM and Constructability Leader Brandon Zeleniak. “Our ability to do reporting over an entire project has increased significantly. Project set-up time has decreased. Collaboration workflow is better.”


Southland Industries Awarded San Diego Airport Federal Inspection Service Facility

San Diego, CA
Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing engineering, construction, service, and energy service solutions, was recently awarded the San Diego Airport Federal Inspection Service Expansion. In addition to Southland, the design-assist project team consists of Gensler, Syska Hennessy, Turner Construction, and PCL.


10 Aspects to Consider for Data Center Clients

Article | CSE Magazine
Southland Industries’ Mark Kosin recently discussed the most important aspects data center owners should consider; everything from energy efficiency and maintainability to scalability and design tolerances.


High Expectations for High-Performance Buildings

Article | CSE Magazine

Southland Industries’ Richard Holzer joined a panel of industry experts to discuss the intricacies and complexity of high-performance buildings and how they can apply their consulting-specifying knowledge specifically towards the HVAC aspects of these projects.


Southland Industries Deals with Difficult Codes for New Mixed-Use Vegas Facility

Article | PM Engineer
Southland Industries’ Corey Wallace recently discussed the complex code requirements for Downtown Summerlin, a mixed-use urban center that includes 1.6 million square feet of retail, entertainment, commercial, and residential space just 15 miles of the Las Vegas strip.