Project Timeline: 
June 2009 – May 2010

General Contractor: FaverGray was selected as General Contractor after working with the owner to provide budget pricing and final pricing upon completion of the construction documents

The Brant Creek project is a 196-unit affordable multifamily housing community located on an approximately 17-acre site in St. Marys, Georgia.

Site improvements consist of water and sewer utilities that tie into existing public utilities, and on-site storm drainage/retention utilities featuring two ponds. The site improvements also include hardscaping, landscaping, irrigation, asphalt paving and concrete sidewalks. All parking and drive areas are asphaltic concrete.

The development consists of seven three-story apartment buildings containing 28 living units each, six single-story private garage buildings containing 8 private garages per building, two single-story storage buildings containing 28 private storage units per building, one single-story maintenance building, and a single-story clubhouse/leasing office featuring on-site laundry facilities, exercise facilities, and a community pool.

A total of 196 apartment units were constructed, consisting of 56 one-bedroom / one-bath units, 128 two-bedroom / two-bath units, and 12 three-bedroom / two-bath units. All units have attached patios/balconies. The total gross building area for the community is estimated at 226,425 square feet. Construction is generally wood frame with cementitious siding. The roofing consists of architectural style asphalt shingles. All building slabs are post-tensioned concrete, on grade, with turned down foundations. Interior finishes consist of painted drywall walls and ceilings with a textured finish, and a mixture of carpet and faux wood flooring. Wood cabinetry and trim with a combination of granite and laminate countertops are installed in all kitchen and bath areas.



James a. Gray

Gray co-founded FaverGray in 2005 and has more than 45 years of experience in design and construction management in the residential, commercial and industrial market sectors. As CEO, Gray is responsible for leading the development of FaverGray’s short and long term strategy, creating and implementing FaverGray’s vision and mission, maintaining awareness of the competitive market landscape, evaluating expansion opportunities and industry developments, maintaining social awareness and responsibility within FaverGray’s market sectors, assessing and managing corporate risks and management of banking and surety relationships.