About Us - Testimonials

It's more than just bricks and mortar. When brought down to basics, it's all about relationships. Through a strong, trusting relationship with each project team, even the biggest challenges can become success stories. From day one, our foundation has been based on taking care of our clients and their needs. We are proud to announce that the majority of our projects consist of repeat business and referrals from satisfied clients.

Clubhouses

Tyre Stone
Principal
The Savannah Golf Club

"Our club continues to grow and we are thrilled with the work performed by New South Construction. The work done by your company not only set our facilities up for the next 50 years, it also created goodwill within the membership as they were assured that the Board did business with the highest quality of company. We look forward to working with you again in the future."

Jerry Voith
Chair Facilities Committee
Druid Hills Golf Club

"In particular, I want to thank you for the opportunity to meet and work with Billy Joe Cheek. When Huntly Gordon first informed me about Billy Joe, I was certain that he was exaggerating, after all, Superman is a fictional character."

Criminal Justice

Tom Wierdsma
President
The GEO Group

"When your team comes to us with a problem, it always includes a solution. "

Eston E. Melton, Jr.
Rabun County Board of Commissioners
Rabun County

"Being intimately involved in the construction of a large multi-million dollar facility is not a new experience for me, but I have never before been involved with one that has proceeded as smoothly as this one."

Stan Copeland
Chief Deputy, Criminal Justice
Douglas County Jail

"The construction of the new annex involved many unforeseen issues that were promptly and professionally handled by New South staff."

Federal

J. Tom Dickens, PE
Administrative Contracting Officer
US Army Corps of Engineers

"New South Construction's management personnel at all levels fostered an exemplary partnering relationship among the subcontractors, the user, the installation and the USACE."

J. Tom Dickens, PE
Administrative Contracting Officer
US Army Corps of Engineers

"Their long experience in design-build work was evident beginning with the design phase and continuing through the completion of the facility."

John M. Croley
Major General
U.S. Marine Corps

"The entire New South team, from the highest levels of management down to field personnel, displayed integrity, honesty, and enthusiam throughout the duration of the project. These rare qualities set New South above others in the construction industry and I will heartily recommend you for any future project."

Higher Education

Rex M. Kizzort
Capital Program Manager
Emory University

"On behalf of Emory University, I wanted to let you know we greatly appreciate the wonderful job that was done on the Autism Resource Center."

J. Martin Sadler
Head of School
Columbia Theological Seminary

"New South Construction worked very closely with the entire team throughout the different phases of construction and produced a first rate facility that was both within our budget parameters and schedule."

Craig J. Wertz
AIA, Architect III
Georgia State University

"During the course of the project I realized that my overwhelmingly positive experience was not just due to the qualities of the individuals I was working with, but was also due to the culture of integrity and service that seemed to exist throughout New South as a company."

Industrial

Tommy Davis
Project Manager
Atlanta AHDP

"I am pleased to let you know that my performance evaluation was as follows: New South Construction Company's work was completed on schedule and within budget. High professional standards and excellent quality of workmanship was maintained from project startup through completion and close out. Your organization's staff provided excellent leadership, were consistently cooperative, maintained ongoing communications and had a "can do attitude" when difficult issues needed to be resolved quickly."

Gerald Daws
President
Republic Property Company

"New South Construction completed their first project for us in 1997, and since that time, they have completed over 2.4 million square feet of construction for Republic Property Company. We have found the executives and employees of New South Construction to be true professionals, committed to providing quality construction and customer satisfaction."

K-12 Education

Dave Borchers
Vice President
Silverman Construction Program Management

"They bring excellent experience along with youthful exuberance to every project team effort. They are willing to go the extra mile, from investigating diverse and prolonged preconstruction issues, to meeting strict occupancy date requirements. It is abundantly clear to me why New South has significant repeat customers: They deliver when it counts."

Robert W. Candler, Jr.
Construction Manager
Wesleyan School

"In over 30 years of construction management and engineering design experience, I have never worked with any contractor that approaches New South Construction's level of integrity."

Charles L. Johnston
Headmaster
Whitefield Academy

"New South Construction has been more of a surprise to me, only because I had no prior friendships or experiences with them. They really perform - guiding us to decisions that have resulted in better quality at lower cost."

Zach Young
Headmaster
Wesleyan School

"Dealing with Doug and his people has been a pleasure; we have always felt that the school and the contractor were on the same page. In my experience, they are an "owner's contractor" in the way that they have dealt with their subcontractors in getting the work done to our satisfaction."

Arthur Tillem
President
MaGellan Properties

"New South Construction showed creativity, resourcefulness, determination, cooperation, resilience and persistence in their effort to complete this project."

Gena W. Calloway, M.Ed.
Head of School
The Schenck School

"During the whole of this project New South Construction was amazing. Everyone connected with the company was responsive, considerate and professional. Neighbor issues were dealt with quickly and completely. The School's concerns with safety and minimal disturbance to our day were totally dispelled. In fact, the project became a learning experience for students as the Superintendent was a frequent classroom visitor explaining drawings, concrete and steel work and other aspects of the construction."

Local Government

Wayne Thatcher
Project Executive
American Resurgens Management Corp.

"Attention to detail was the key to the success of this complex project. It did not take the New South team long to discover that the success of the project would hinge around the successful operation of the sophisticated equipment purchased by the Owner."

Neil Warren
Chief Deputy Sheriff
Cobb County Sheriff's Office

"Having worked with a number of contractors during my career, I can tell you that New South is truly an extraordinary company. New South truly "went the extra mile" to ensure that the facility was well constructed and met our project goals."

Office Buildings

David Moye
VP Properties and Facilities
Delta Community Credit Union

"If I had to find one word to describe the New South organization it would be "professionalism". To achieve this standard an organization must have; Skill, Competence and Character, your team represented all of these characteristics daily."

Mary T. Hill
Vice President - Construction
Hines

"Over the past 27 years I have worked with most major contractors in the City of Atlanta and can say without reservation that New South's professionalism, quality, commitment, preconstruction services and subcontractor management are without parallel. Further, their ability to manage a schedule, budget, complicated existing conditions and work in an occupied building around highly sensitive and demanding tenants place New South at the top of my list of contractors that I would neither hesitate to recommend nor use again."

Religious

Beth McDonald
Buildings & Operations
The Cathedral of Saint Philip

"It did not take long to realize that New South Construction was truly committed to not only designing and building the structure for our use, but were just as concerned about how we would operate our existing facility during the construction of the new building, which included addressing obstacles on a daily basis."

William H. Merriman, AIA
Principal
Merriman Holt Architects

"We can only hope that our future relationships with General Contractors be as positive as the one we experienced with New South Construction, and that our paths will cross again in a future project."

Curtis Broden
Project Manager
Saint Philip A.M.E. Church

"The performance of New South Construction and their team consisting of staff and subcontractors far exceeded our expectations. This extraordinary accomplishment contributed to integrity, patience, perseverance and vision to insure the Family Life and Administration Center were constructed in a manner that reflects commitment to excellence."

Dan Dorner
Business Administrator
First Baptist Church Woodstock

"It's difficult to express to you how grateful I am for your leadership and for the dedication of your team. Please know that all of your employees have made it difficult for me to stay objective as I evaluate future projects and contractors."

Senior Living

Sam Wellborn
Development Services
Meadows & Ohly, LLC

"The project was delivered on time with the professionalism and efficiency that every building owner desires in a construction team."

Sports

Eric Perestuk
Director of Engineering
Turner Properties

"I just wanted to take a moment to recognize your company for a job well done. We have been very busy this year at Turner Field, and could not have met our deadlines without the tremendous efforts from New South Construction."

Eric Perestuk
Director of Turner Field Engineering
The Atlanta Braves

"The Braves chose New South to build this project based on their flawless record for getting things done in a pinch for us at Turner Field. The team's optimism and firm grip on the project saved me many sleepless nights."

David Lollar
Project Manager
Collins Cooper Carusi Architects, Inc.

"This letter is in appreciation for New South's experience, patience and constant on-site recommended solutions for this difficult three phase recreational athletic complex."

Student Housing

Glenn Kulasiewicz
Project Manager
Emory University

"The team assembled for this project was a pleasure to work with. At every step of the process they demonstrated the highest level of professionalism and met every new challenge with their contagious "can do" attitude."

Robert M. Bunker, PE
Owner's Representative
Brookwood Group

"From the perspective of more than forty years in the business, I can state that I have never seen a better supervised and executed project than was this, nor a more effective project team."

Andy Akard
Director of Architecture
Jova/Daniels/Busby

"Emory's approach to provide a parallel estimate and your team's willingness to both format and discuss your estimate in an open book format was key to the owner making informed decisions about the value of the building."

Dennis Lynch
AIA, LEED AP
Ayers / Saint / Gross, Inc.

"In my 15+ years of experience as an architect, New South's performance as Construction Manager on this project was the best that I have seen in my career. For me, their success began with their attitude as a team member and partner with the design team to provide the best possible project for the Owner."

Customer Testimonials

"This letter is in appreciation for New South's experience, patience and constant on-site recommended solutions for this difficult three phase rec..."

"New South Construction has been more of a surprise to me, only because I had no prior friendships or experiences with them. They really perform -..."

"During the course of the project I realized that my overwhelmingly positive experience was not just due to the qualities of the individuals I was..."

"From the perspective of more than forty years in the business, I can state that I have never seen a better supervised and executed project than w..."