Breathing New Life into an Old Gem
An award-winning transformation of a local landmark
Auburn Avenue Research Library
The newly renovated and expanded Auburn Avenue Research Library project was a joint venture with Sovereign Construction & Development and Cooper & Company. The renovation was part of the Phase One Library Capital Improvements Building Plan, which included the expansion of two libraries, construction of 8 new libraries and renovation of 7 libraries. The Auburn Avenue Research Library was the most anticipated and high-profile project included in the Phase 1 Capital Improvement Plan.
The project was expansion and renovation of the existing 40,000 square foot facility which included the construction of a new 240 seat auditorium, café, gift shop, and improved archive storage areas. This was a sustainable project aiming to achieve the LEED Silver certification, by focusing on efficient maintenance practices and operations activities. The project received the 2017 Award of Excellence from the Atlanta Urban Design Commission for Interior Design of Public Spaces, Urban Design & Public Art.
Proven Results & Satisfied Clients
We're thrilled with the results
"Sovereign was the perfect partner for the recent relocation of our headquarters in Atlanta. The project had a number of complex elements, and Sovereign handled the entire process with the utmost in professionalism and efficiency. We would highly recommend them.”
Florena Oliver - Chief of Staff
Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council
They deliver a quality product
"We have been fortunate to work with Sovereign Construction on several projects. They have always been demanding in making sure the customer receives a quality product and making sure their contractors are treated fairly. We look forward to partnering with them on many more projects in the future."
Matt Patterson - President
Proven & Trusted
High-quality management services
"Sovereign’s team helps ANDP procure construction services offered by general contractors, complete progress and final inspections, and generally handle all matters related to scope, budget, and schedule. We have great levels of confidence in Sovereign.”
Tayani Suma - Vice President
Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership
We trust and depend on them
"We have had the pleasure to work with Sovereign Construction as a partner on a number of projects. Their team has always conducted themselves in the most professional manner, and we welcome the chance to work with them again. As one of our critical partners, Sovereign Construction has never let us down."
Michael Travis – Vice President
J.M. Wilkerson Construction
Why Choose Sovereign?
Make the right choice for your next project
We strive to deliver front end solutions that lead to targeted action and tangible results. By embracing technology, diversity, and collaboration, our team offers customized options that meet the unique needs of every client.
Undeniable Experience and Expertise
A deep and diverse pool of construction industry knowledge allows the Sovereign team to respond to project challenges in a manner that limits undesirable impacts and execution outcomes.
While various construction projects may share certain elements in common, we follow a project-based methodology to deliver tailor-made solutions. Each project is analyzed from an objective perspective, which ensures the unique goals of the project are respected. Each project is analyzed utilizing the Sovereign Project Delivery Process, which ensures the unique specifications and goals of the project are captured and successfully executed.