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  • City permits 1 million-square-foot North Jacksonville warehouse
    In the News | City Permits 1 Million-Square-Foot North Jacksonville Warehouse
    September 22, 2022
    The city issued a permit Sept. 19 for VanTrust Real Estate to build the speculative 1 million-square-foot Imeson Park...
  • Apartments and Townhomes Seven Pines
    In the News | Permits Issued for 300 Apartments and Town Houses at Seven Pines
    September 19, 2022
    The city issued 15 permits Sept. 15 for construction of the 300-unit Seven Pines apartment and townhouse project at...
  • Apartment plans filed at outlet mall
    In the News | Apartment Plans Filed at Outlet Mall
    September 6, 2022
    Flournoy Partners proposes a 350-unit apartment community on almost 14 acres at the St. Augustine Outlets property that will...
  • Graham & Co
    In the News | Graham & Co. to Develop 250,800 SF Industrial Project in Jacksonville
    September 6, 2022
    Birmingham, Ala.-based Graham & Co. has purchased 21 acres in Jacksonville’s Westside submarket for the development of a two-building,...
  • Taco Bell to Durbin Crossing
    In the News | Taco Bell to Durbin Crossing
    September 1, 2022
    The St. Johns River Water Management District is reviewing plans for Taco Bell to open in Durbin Creek Crossing...
  • What is the Key Function of Geographic Information Systems?
    What are the Key Functions of Geographic Information Systems?
    August 29, 2022
    Organizations in virtually every industry use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to capture, store, check, and display geographic data.
  • Graham & Co. to develop Northwest Jacksonville warehouse center
    In the News | Graham & Co. to Develop Northwest Jacksonville Warehouse Center
    August 26, 2022
    Article by: by: Karen Brune Mathis | Jax Daily Record | To view the full article, click here. Birmingham, Alabama-based Graham & Co. announced...
  • RISE: A Real Estate Company
    In the News | RISE: A Real Estate Company Opens its New Jacksonville Headquarters
    August 2, 2022
    RISE: A Real Estate Company opened its relocated headquarters July 21 in Deerwood Park.
  • Publix Opening Aug. 11 in East San Marco
    In the News | Publix Opening Aug. 11 in East San Marco
    July 27, 2022
    Publix Super Markets confirmed it will open the San Marco East store Aug. 11.
  • CEO SPOTLIGHT: THE MILLENNIAL LEADER
    In the News | CEO Spotlight: The Millennial Leader
    July 26, 2022
    Mark Goodale with Morrissey Goodale, LLC sits down with President, Tyler Mathews, and talks about what it is like...
  • AUTERRA 55+ ACTIVE LIVING
    In the News | Rise Closes on 55+ Active Living Development in the Viera Master Planned Community
    July 21, 2022
    RISE has begun development on a new, 55+ active living, age targeted community near Melbourne, FL.
  • Baymeadows Apartments
    In the News | Origin Investments and RISE Launch $85M, 331-Unit Multifam in Jacksonville
    July 18, 2022
    Article by Lisa McDuffie | ConnectCRE | To view the full article, click HERE. Origin Investments and RISE have acquired a 13-acre...
  • Imeson Park South Building 300
    In the News | Vantrust Preparing to Start Construction on a 1 Million-Square-Foot Spec Warehouse
    July 14, 2022
    Vantrust Preparing to Start Construction on a 1 Million-Square-Foot Spec Warehouse
  • Jaguars name development team for Shipyards development
    In The News | Jaguars Name Development Team for Shipyards Development
    May 13, 2022
    The Jacksonville Jaguars on May 6 announced the development team for its estimated $321 million Downtown Shipyards project, anchored...
  • ETM Geospatial Technologies Earns Esri ArcGIS System Specialty Designation
    ETM Geospatial Technologies Continues to Progress by Earning Esri ArcGIS System Specialty Designation
    April 27, 2022
    We are excited to announce our Geospatial Technologies team was recently awarded the Esri ArcGIS System Specialty designation!
  • Olea eTown
    In the News | RangeWater Pays $8.52 Million for eTown Land, Plans Apartment Community
    April 25, 2022
    Article by: by: Karen Brune Mathis, Editor | Jax Daily Record Atlanta-based RangeWater Real Estate paid $8.52 million on April 12 for...
  • Two 1 million-square-foot spec warehouses signal ‘relentless’ demand
    In the News | Two 1 Million-Square-Foot Spec Warehouses Signal ‘Relentless’ Demand
    April 25, 2022
    Article by Karen Brune Mathis, Editor | Jax Daily Record Two speculative 1 million-square-foot warehouses are breaking ground in Jacksonville, signaling...
  • What is Surveying and Mapping
    What is Surveying and Mapping
    April 21, 2022
    Surveying and mapping is a broad term to describe the techniques responsible for measuring and mapping the world around...
  • Van Trust breaks ground on Imeson Park South buildings
    In the News | Van Trust breaks ground on Imeson Park South buildings
    April 19, 2022
    VanTrust Real Estate announced April 19 it broke ground on three industrial buildings totaling more than 1.75 million square...
  • ETM Geospatial Technologies NPDES Map
    What is Geospatial Technology
    April 14, 2022
    Geospatial technology have existed since the first maps were crafted. The technology continues to adapt, the definition remains...
  • Doug Kelly Awarded UF School of Planning and Landscape Architecture Distinguished Alumni of the Year
    ETM’s Doug Kelly Awarded UF School of Planning and Landscape Architecture Distinguished Alumni of the Year
    April 8, 2022
    Doug Kelly, AICP, CSI, ETM Land Development Planning Manager, was recently awarded the University of Florida’s School of Planning...
  • Bob Thims at Company Meeting
    Bob Thims – a Legacy Who Will Never be Forgotten 
    April 7, 2022
    It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Robert E. (Bob) Thims, one of the founders...
  • ETM Surveyor
    National Surveyors Week | Tools of the Trade
    March 25, 2022
    In celebration of #NationalSurveyorsWeek, we are excited to share a glimpse into the technology we use to best provide...
  • Foundation permits issued for Florida Gateway Logistics Park
    In the News | Foundation permits issued for Florida Gateway Logistics Park
    March 14, 2022
    The city issued permits March 4 for Evans General Contractors to build the first three foundations to launch the...
  • Tiny Houses on Navaho: Jacksonville's first tiny-home community an answer to affordable housing
    In the News | Tiny Houses on Navaho: Jacksonville's first tiny-home community an answer to affordable housing
    March 10, 2022
    After her husband died, Margaret Showers was left with no stable source of income. She could no longer afford...
  • Women in Construction Week
    ETM Recognizes Women in Construction 
    March 9, 2022
    Did you know, women account for only 10.9% of the construction industry? Women in Construction Week serves as a...
  • 2022 Engineering Specialist of the Year
    ETM’s Cory Daugherty Named 2022 Engineering Specialist of the Year 
    March 2, 2022
    We are excited to announce that Cory Daugherty, ETM CAD Manager, was recently named the Florida Engineering Society’s 2022...
  • April Bacchus of England of Thims & Miller
    In the News | Black Excellence: April Bacchus of England Thims & Miller
    February 11, 2022
    There are still ceilings for Black women in the United States to break through. The work that the women...
  • First time home buyers Jacksonville
    In The News | Why First-time Home Buyers are Struggling on the First Coast
    January 28, 2022
    Todd Holder has been building homes in Jacksonville for more than 20 years. 
  • Work set to begin on $49 million Bay Street project downtown
    In The News | Work Set to Begin on $49 Million Bay Street Project Downtown
    January 28, 2022
    Jacksonville is inching closer to being in the autonomous vehicles business.
  • UF AEC Internships
    National Mentoring Month | UF Student Intern Discusses His Experience with the ETM Accelerator Program 
    January 26, 2022
    Our firm is proud of the many ways we strive to mentor students and young professionals. One way we...
  • Publix Bartram Market
    In The News | Publix buys Bartram Market Shopping Center
    January 10, 2022
    Publix has bought the shopping center it anchors in Bartram Park, the second sale in recent days by the...
  • Block One and Eastland Logo
    In The News | Block One Ventures Paid $33 Million for Bartram Commons Property
    January 4, 2022
    Eastland, the master developer for Bartram Park in South Jacksonville, said Jan. 3 it sold 38.93 acres at Bartram...
  • Apartments Orlando
    In The News | Eastwind Acquisitions Wants to Build Apartments near Altamonte Mall Serviced by Autonomous Vehicles
    December 17, 2021
    Palm Beach Gardens-based Eastwind Acquisitions is looking to build an autonomous vehicle-friendly multifamily development in Altamonte Springs.
  • ETM Survey Advances with Latest Technology
    ETM Survey Advances with Latest Technology | Harris H6 Drone with Riegl VUX-1 Lidar
    December 8, 2021
    With the help of our brand new Harris (H6-Hybrid) Drone with Riegl VUX-1 Lidar, our proprietary data processing has enabled us to...
  • A site near SeaWorld being reconsidered for multifamily development
    In The News | A Site Near SeaWorld Once Imagined for Hotel Use is Being Reconsidered for Multifamily Development
    December 2, 2021
    A vacant site near SeaWorld in Orlando’s tourism corridor is being prepped for possible multifamily development and affordable housing...
  • England-Thims & Miller Announces Expansion of Leadership Teamp Team
    England-Thims & Miller Announces Expansion of Leadership Team
    November 30, 2021
    ETM appoints Tyler Mathews as President, promotes executive leaders and welcomes eight new shareholders
  • Top Construction 2021 - Ascend Durbin Creek Crossing apartments, $39.58 million
    In The News | Top Construction 2021 - Ascend Durbin Creek Crossing Apartments, $39.58 Million
    November 17, 2021
    ETM provided engineering services on the Ascend Durbin Creek Crossing Apartments, one of the Jax Daily Record's Top Construction...
  • Top Construction 2021- Bainbridge Avenues Walk Apartments
    In The News | Top Construction 2021 - Bainbridge Avenues Walk Apartments
    November 17, 2021
    ETM provided engineering services on the Bainbridge Avenues Walk Apartments, one of the Jax Daily Record's Top Construction Projects.
  • Top Construction 2021 - Amazon Softlines JAX7, $55.96 million
    In The News | Top Construction 2021 - Amazon Softlines JAX7, $55.96 Million
    November 17, 2021
    ETM provided engineering services for Amazon Softlines Jax7, one of the Jax Daily Record's Top Construction Projects.
  • Weaver Park
    In the News | Winston Family YMCA Invites Community to Newly Enhanced Weaver Park
    October 20, 2021
    First Coast YMCA is proud to announce the reopening of the newly enhanced Weaver Park located behind the Winston...
  • FIS World Headquarters
    In the News | FIS Submits Building Permit Application for $145 Million Headquarters
    October 20, 2021
    The Jacksonville-based financial services technology firm is expected to break ground in May for completion in June 2022.
  • ETM Continues to Show Support for Jacksonville’s Highlands Middle School
    ETM Continues to Show Support for Jacksonville’s Highlands Middle School
    August 11, 2021
    Our summer partnership with Highlands Middle School was a huge success! Members from our team (pictured) hosted presentations on numerous industry topics, including geospatial technologies, traffic and transportation design, civil engineering, CEI, and even how art...
  • Professional Engineer Day
    Professional Engineers Day 2021
    August 4, 2021
    Ever since the first professional engineering license was issued in August of 1907, licensure has rapidly expanded and professional...
  • ANOVA ASLA Grant
    ETM’S Elizabeth Van Sickel Awarded ANOVA ASLA Grant
    June 25, 2021
    We are excited to congratulate to our very own, Elizabeth Van Sickel, for being awarded the 2021 ANOVA ASLA Grant.
  • International Women in Engineering Day 2021
    International Women in Engineering Day 2021
    June 23, 2021
    In honor of International Women in Engineering Day, we interviewed a few of our female team members for insight into what their careers mean...
  • Brooklyn Neighborhood Redevelopment
    In The News | Brooklyn Area Booms with Residential, Retail Growth
    June 3, 2021
    Brooklyn neighborhood booms with residential and retail growth, including FIS World Headquarters, Florida Blue, Vista Brooklyn, and more.
  • Jaguars Practice Facility
    In The News | Jaguars Announce New Practice Facility and Major Downtown Renovation Proposal
    June 3, 2021
    The Jaguars announced plans for a major renovation and revitalization to both downtown Jacksonville and the Jaguars facilities.
  • HabiJax Tiny House Community
    In the News | HabiJax Rental Development Bringing Tiny House Community Look to Jacksonville
    May 19, 2021
    HabiJax’s new Westside building project is giving Jacksonville its first idea of what a tiny house subdivision could look like.
  • Vacation Rentals Orlando
    In The News | Vacation Rentals Are Being Planned Next to The $1B Evermore Resort Community In Orlando
    March 25, 2021
    AMCO Development is setting forth on plans to develop a small vacation rental community next to the $1 billion Evermore...
  • East San Marco Publix
    In The News | City Issues Permits for East San Marco Publix Retail Center
    February 2, 2021
    Regency Centers has the construction permits to build the East San Marco retail center that will be anchored by...
  • ETM Accelerator Program
    National Mentoring Month | ETM Accelerator Program Provides UF Students with Unique Opportunities
    January 26, 2021
    During the Summer of 2019, ETM launched our transformative college mentoring program – the ETM Accelerator - located in Gainesville's Innovation District, just a few minutes from the University of Florida campus.  
  • Southeast Quadrant
    In The News | ICI Homes, David Weekley Homes Break Ground at Southeast Quadrant
    January 22, 2021
    Dozens of members of the Skinner family gathered the morning of Jan. 15 for the groundbreaking on their last...
  • Highlands Middle School
    ETM Employees Support Local Middle School Through Monetary and In-Kind Donation
    January 21, 2021
    “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill  At...
  • The Julington
    In the News | City Issues Permits for The Julington Apartments Construction
    January 15, 2021
    The city approved three permits to build RISE's The Julington, a 260-unit apartment development in Mandarin.
  • ETM Young Professionals Group
    National Mentoring Month | ETM’s Young Professionals Group Gives Participants a Chance to Flourish
    January 11, 2021
    though new to the industry, the energy young employees bring to our company is unmatched. Their dedication, drive, and willingness to learn...
  • ETM Internships Provide Growth And Mentorship Opportunities To Young Professionals
    National Mentoring Month | ETM Internships Provide Growth And Mentorship Opportunities To Young Professionals
    January 4, 2021
    Nearly two decades ago, ETM proudly launched our internship program. The purpose? To provide unique growth and mentorship opportunities to undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students in building construction, engineering,...
  • England-Thims & Miller, Inc.: Local, Boutique and Client-Focused
    In The News | England-Thims & Miller, Inc.: Local, Boutique and Client-Focused
    November 13, 2020
    by: Max Marbut | Associate Editor, Jax Daily Record If you drive around Northeast Florida for more than an hour, you’ll travel on, through...
  • K9s for Warriors Charity
    ETM Supports Local Charity, K9s For Warriors
    February 20, 2020
    Charitable partnerships are a key factor in ETM’s strong community relationships. And the leadership at ETM understands how those...
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