FaverGray Breaks Ground in Columbia, South Carolina

FaverGray, a premier general contractor in both student and multifamily housing markets, is proud to announce construction has started at The Nine at Columbia that will bring 126 new units and 486 new beds to the Columbia community near the University of South Carolina.

The 126-unit community consists of a five-story building next to the parking garage and six 2-story townhome buildings. The development has been designed to enhance a luxurious experience with upscale amenities for students in the Columbia community.

Highlights include:

  • Sauna
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool and Spa
  • Outdoor BBQ Area
  • Fire Pits

FaverGray is scheduled to deliver the project in summer 2021.



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.