Project Timeline: 
August 2014 – August 2015

The Haven on 12 project is a 536-bed, 249,792 square foot student housing community located on approximately 10 acres on Highway 12 in Starkville, Mississippi.

Site improvements consist of a major export of on-site overburden, water and sewer utilities that tie into existing public utilities, and on-site storm drainage/retention ponds. The site improvements also include modular block retaining walls, hardscaping, landscaping and irrigation, asphalt paving, and concrete sidewalks.

The development consists of six 4-story apartment buildings, one single-story community center, a maintenance building, and community pool/pavilion area. The unit mix includes 32 two-bedroom / two-bathroom, 8 three-bedroom / three-bathroom, and 112 four-bedroom / four-bathroom.

Construction is generally wood frame with cementitious siding and brick veneer. All building slabs are post-tensioned concrete on grade with turned down foundations.

Interior finishes are painted drywall, textured ceilings, and a mixture of carpet and faux wood flooring.



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.