FaverGray Wins ABC Excellence in Construction Pyramid Award for The Nine at Columbia

FaverGray is honored to announce the team won the ABC Excellence in Construction Pyramid Award for The Nine at Columbia. The team celebrated at the annual awards ceremony on Friday, August 5th.

Type: Student Housing

Beds: 486

Delivered: July 2021

The Nine at Columbia offers upscale student housing conveniently located near the University of South Carolina’s campus.

The 486-bed community consists of a five-story building next to a pre-cast parking garage and six 2-story townhome buildings. The Nine at Columbia provides a unique combination of live, study, and play for USC students with premier amenities and a modern style.

Interior amenities include group study rooms with TVs, individual study rooms, a 24/7 study center, a coffee bar, a TV lounge with gaming consoles and a gaming area, a Smart fitness center with yoga focused area, a sauna, and Amazon concierge, and a Smart market.

Exterior amenities include a pool with sun shelf, spa, Jumbotron, outdoor kitchen with BBQ grills, cornhole area, pool cabanas, dog park, hammocks on artificial turf, and outdoor ping pong. All the units include a balcony, stainless steel appliances, modern custom cabinetry, wood-style flooring, and granite kitchen and bathroom countertops.




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.