J. Morgan Design Associates went through an extensive interview process along with our team, T.A. Loving Construction and Oakley/Collier Architects. Our team evaluated the large scope of work and met numerous times in order to completely review the objectives given for the expansion of the Greenville Convention Center. We all agreed it was rare to work with a more cohesive group. Each brought years of experience and a comfort level for making critical and productive decisions in the best interest of the project.
Having worked previously with the owners and management of the Hilton, we understood their vision and knew the critical timing of each phase. It was imperative to create spaces that could accommodate larger groups to the area. In brief, this project involved a 12,000 sq. ft. addition and remodel of the existing 40,000 sq. ft. There are 7 total Breakout areas, 5 of which are larger than 5,000 sq. ft., Conference Rooms, renovations of Main Entrance, Lobby, adjoining Corridors, Exhibit Hall and all Restrooms. A modern and more innovative space is reflected throughout. Our attention went to upgrades in ceiling designs, lighting, interior doors and flooring. We incorporated sleek patterns with large format highly polished porcelain tiles as a main focus. As one can imagine, value engineering existed with each decision. We held true to the budgets given.
Our design services involved new construction as well as interior upgrades to coordinate with existing areas not modified. This coordination is complex. Function becomes our utmost concern. Our specifications had to be consistent with high performance at every level and still maintain the image set forth by Hilton standards.
This project is unique in terms of working under the mandated guidelines of the City of Greenville, as well as the owners and property managers of the Hilton. The common objective of all has been to create a facility that reinforces and reflects the vitality and exciting growth of Greenville. It has been a pleasure to work with both.
NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc.
Americas Headquarters Building
J. Morgan Design Associate’s services began with improving and evaluating the life-cycle management of the interior finishes of the NACCO Americas headquarters building that is over ten years old. We conducted the redesign in three phases as to keep the disruption of the working environment at a minimum. The initial phase included updating the eight restrooms at the facility by improving wall tile and wall covering. The second phase encompassed the selection and installation of new carpet throughout the 98,000 square feet building. Carpet selections were based upon performance, short-term and long-term maintenance, and aesthetic. The third phase, most recently completed, included upgrading the two main training rooms within the facility. With regard to the training rooms, we designed and upgraded the flooring (carpet and luxury vinyl tile), wall covering, partitions, cabinetry, countertops, and furniture to best serve the multiple uses of these rooms on a daily basis.
As the designer, we initiated the project with space planning and designing architectural elements as necessary. We selected products and finishes that not only where aesthetically pleasing, but preformed to the highest wear standards for their given uses. A specification guideline was created for each phase of the project, and all information was compiled by J. Morgan Design for the Request for Quote for the bid of project materials. J. Morgan’s staff was made available for as many on-site visits as deemed necessary by the Owner and Sub-Contractors.
This phased project was highly time sensitive. The owner’s main objective was to have all components of the total project completed by December 2013 and to maintain quality installation without disrupting the work flow of employees. J. Morgan Design exceled with our experience in scheduling and time management to get this project completed without delay. The owner was highly satisfied with our ability to phase plan the completion of the 98,000 square feet carpet renovation and deliver multiple space plans for each of the training rooms conveying the various uses.
TRAINING ROOM CARPET SELECTION AND INSTALLATION
Hilton – Greenville, NC
The first phase of this project was ‘Villedge Restaurant and Bar’ located in the main lobby of the Hilton Greenville. As the designers, we worked with the owner to develop the overall theme of the restaurant. This included the selection of flooring, wall covering, ceramic/stone wall tile, lighting, and several focal features. The following phase was the West Wing remodel, which included the pre-function area and the ballroom. Assisting the owner, we designed the West Wing to stand-alone as its own unique entity while remaining cohesive with the other areas of the hotel not being renovated. Currently, we are working to develop a new design for the Hilton Greenville Main Lobby. The goal of this design is to strategically plan a better interior space to freely welcome guests to the hotel. This includes integrating the reception counter, gift shop, guest computer center, lounge and main lobby restrooms in keeping with Hilton corporate standards.
As the designer, we initiated the project with space planning and designing architectural elements as necessary, as well as noting the owner’s vision for the overall atmosphere of the spaces. Value engineering was a key factor in the success of this project. We selected products and finishes that where not only aesthetically pleasing, but preformed to the highest wear standards for their given uses and were very budget conscious. A specification guideline was created for each phase of the project. As the designer, we were made available for as many on-site visits as deemed necessary by the Owner and Sub-Contractors.
These multiple projects were highly budget based. The owner’s main objective was to remain in budget and to maintain the quality craftsmanship of a high design hotel. As lead designer, we were able to assist the owner with selections that achieved both goals. The initial project (Villedge) was so successful; we were commissioned by the owner to design the second (West Wing) and third (Main Lobby) phases of the Hilton Greenville renovations.
VILLEDGE RESTAURANT VILLEDGE RESTAURANT
Mellow Mushroom – Greenville, NC
The new building design of Mellow Mushroom Greenville included interior and exterior furniture, lighting selections, large-scale window coverings, and high impact art design. We selected furniture to coordinate with the interior and exterior architecture, which had been previously specified by the lead architect. With respect to the high impact focal art, we began with concept designs and drawings. Working with several install professional we were able to determine and specify the most suitable products for the exterior focal art. This exterior art serves as the key landmark visual for locating the restaurant from both street sides of the building.
At the onset of planning, we worked in conjunction with the architect and supplied the original architectural space planning for this building. As designer, we served in selecting all fabrics, indoor and outdoor furniture, and the outdoor fire feature. Three focal ceramic tile art walls, two exterior and one interior, were also within our scope of the project.
With regard to furniture selection we exceeded the owner’s expectations by value engineering the interior and exterior furniture selections. Our selection of high performance vinyl seat fabrics has proven that we select with the utmost quality in mind.
MELLOW MUSHROOM INTERIOR EXTERIOR FOCAL ART
Crystal Coast Hospice House
This project included the interior and exterior design and specification of the new Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport, North Carolina. We worked directly with the Crystal Coast Hospice Foundation executive board to develop the design of coast-side facility. We were able to maintain a residential atmosphere while acknowledging the hospitality application of this design.
As lead designer for this project we specified all exterior and interior finishes, exterior and interior lighting, furniture, and key artwork. We produced written specification documents for each of the subcontractors as necessary; and we worked closely with the building chairperson and general contractor (on site and off site) to ensure a seamless project implementation.
The owner’s expectations were exceeded with regard to the interior design and specification of this project. There was a seamless flow and strong team effort between the architect, designers, contractor, and owner. This allowed for the project to have the upmost quality in design and construction, as well as an on schedule completion.
RECEPTION DESK INTERIOR CORRIDOR
Here are some other place around Greenville NC where you can view our work:
Accu Copy | Ag Carolina | AG Edwards | Albemarle Boats | Aldridge & Southerland Realtors | Bear Rock Cafe | Bethel Free Will Baptist Church | Black Jack Free Will Baptist Church | Blount Law Firm | Bowen Cleaners | Brook Valley Country Club | Brown & Wood | Carolina Technical | Carteret General Hospital | Christ Covenant Church | Clement Companies | Collins, Asbell Ward & Green LLP | Comprehensive Wound Clinic | Copy Pro, Inc. | Covenant United Methodist Church | Cox North Carolina Publishing | Customer First Mortgage | Dixon, Hughes, Goodman LLP | Doctors Vision Center | Down East Surgical Associates | DSM - Dyneema | Eagle Transport | Eastern Carolina ENT | Eastern Neurosurgical | Fairfield Inn | First Christian Church | First Pentecostal Holiness Church | Greenville Country Club | Greenville Housing Authority | Greenville OB-Gyn | Greenville Pool & Supply | Greenville Psychiatric Assoc. | Greenville Urology Clinic, PA | Hardee & Hardee Law Firm | Heritage Investments | Hyster Yale | Ironwood Country Club | Keller Williams Realty | Liberty Fitness | Liberty Tax | Mayflower Seafood | McDonalds Corporate Offices | McGee Chiropractic | Med Center 1 | Mellow Mushroom | Merrill Lynch | Minges Bottling Company | Muchiteni Dental Clinic | Optometric Eye Care | Pagas Inc. | Paine Webber | PCMH Design & Construction | PCMH Sleep Clinic | PCMH Main Entrance Lobby & Coffee Shop | Piedmont Air | Pitt-Greenville Airport Authority | Realo Drugs | Regional Acceptance | Rivers & Associates Inc. | Ronald McDonald House | Sampson Regional | Scott & Stingfellow | St. James United Methodist Church | St. Peters Catholic School | State Farm Insurance | Tadlock Insurance | Tenth Street Animal Hospital | The Daily Advance | The East Carolina Bank | The Kidney Center | The Little Bank | The Little Cayman Beach Resort | The Sports Connection | Trade Oil Company | UBS Paine Weber | United Cerebral Palsy Dev. Center | University Book Exchange (UBE) | Wachovia Securities | Washington Urological Associates | Wheat First Butcher Singer | White Eye Clinic | Williams & Pabst Dentistry | Grady-White Boats | Family Dollar | Washington Yacht & Country Club | St. Paul's Episcopal Church | Lee Chevrolet | Seashore Imaging | Oceanside Pediatrics | Diener Law Firm | Cummins, Inc. | Farm Bureau | Sale Auto Mall | Vidant SurgiCenter | Wilkinson Automotive | LBJ Chevrolet | Drew Steele Center | Phelps Chevrolet | Dieffenbach GM Superstore | Boys & Girls Club of Pitt County | Pitt-Greenville Airport | Villedge | Universal Chevrolet | Youngs Physical Therapy | Don Williamson Nissan | Port Human Services | Boyd Honda of South Hill, VA | Crystal Coast Hospice House | Charles Boyd GM of Henderson, NC | Nationwide Insurance | Don Bulluck Chevrolet | Anderson Buick GMC | Precision Eye Care | Davenport Autopark | Vidant Hospital | Union Bank | Rick House | Coastal Agrobusiness
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