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The SouthBuild Team is an architect and construction manager working together—the SpiritArchitecture Group and Smith-Doyle Contractors Inc. Although Tennessee based, the SB Team serves all southern, primarily county-level corrections market. The SB Team is experienced with corrections planning, design and construction with almost $500,000,000 worth of projects since 1997.

The SouthBuild Team, either individually or together, has provided services in Arkansas, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. The SB Team uses a unique work session approach where budgets are established early and all savings stay with the owner. Since 1997, over approximately 70 corrections projects, the SB Team has never exceeded budget.

The SouthBuild Team offers:

º Planning/Master Planning

º Design/Construction Management

The SouthBuild Team offers through alliances:

º Financing

º Targeted Privatized Management

º Detention Security Equipment

º Staff Training

Spirit Architecture Group, LLC, a member of the SouthBuild team along with Smith-Doyle Contractors, recently announced the appointment of Scott R. Rozanski, AIA, LEED AP as president. Rozanski began his architecture career in 1986 and joined the firm in 2003. He was made partner in 2006.  He has over 35 years of experience guiding projects from conceptual design through construction including programming, site design, and numerous facility/space utilization studies. The past two decades have included extensive judicial and institutional project experiences ranging from $500,000 alterations to $20,000,000 criminal justice complexes.

Spirit Architecture Group, LLC also recently announced the appointment of Mark W. Hammer, AIA as vice president of the justice division. Hammer has been with the firm since 2000 and specializes in county government justice facility design. Hammer has been involved with $298 million in rural justice facility construction projects representing over 1.3 million square feet of floor space.