2017 Fish Fry Recap

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017
2017 Fish Fry Recap

Many thanks to all who joined us on Friday, September 15 for our annual Client Fish Fry at the historic Cahaba Pumping Station.  We had a great time together and can’t wait ‘til next year!  

Green Infrastructure for Drainage

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017
Green Infrastructure for Drainage

Author: Darren Hamrick, PE, MS, LEED AP, Leader/Civil Engineering Division  A relatively new topic, green infrastructure for drainage has become increasingly popular in recent years, as the desire to take care of our watersheds becomes even more important. In addition, new stormwater ordinances and more stringent criteria for state permit renewals are contributing to this […]

Employee Spotlight: Vann Rutledge

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017
Employee Spotlight: Vann Rutledge

With our recent news and exciting company announcement, we wanted to take a moment and shine the spotlight on our two new shareholders – Vann Rutledge and Becky White. Both have extensive tenure with the firm and serve on Sain’s Executive Committee, which allowed for a natural progression to shareholder. But, for example, did you know […]

ICSC RECon

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017
ICSC RECon

By: Joe Meads   I recently attended the 2017 annual ICSC RECon in Las Vegas, Nevada. With more than 37,000 attendees, RECon is the largest retail real estate convention in the world. RECon serves as a gathering place for professionals to network and make deals that will positively impact economic development in their area. I […]

Prattville Industrial Park Tenant

Posted by on Jun 6, 2017
Prattville Industrial Park Tenant

By: Jim and Joe Meads Sain Associates has been involved in Prattville South Industrial Park, owned by the city of Prattville, since the late 1990s as the park’s engineering firm. That means we’re often called in to come help answer questions that potential tenants may have regarding the park and the logistics of executing what […]

Driveways: They’re Not as Simple as You Think!

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016
Driveways: They’re Not as Simple as You Think!

People are often surprised to find out that they need to obtain a permit before adding a driveway that accesses their property from the highway.  The addition of a driveway could have an adverse impact on the safety and operation of the highway, so a permit must be acquired to ensure that a balance is […]

2016 Client Appreciation Fish Fry

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016
2016 Client Appreciation Fish Fry

A big thank you to everyone who attended our Client Appreciation Fish Fry on Friday, September 9, 2016! We enjoyed spending time with clients, co-workers and colleagues.  Nearly 200 of our closest friends attended and it was a huge success.

Move Over!

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016
Move Over!

Many of us have seen the “Move Over” signs on Tennessee interstates.  The “Move Over” campaign was created to raise awareness of the Move Over law, and protect state troopers and others whose workplace is often the side of a busy highway. The “Move Over Law,” which was passed in Tennessee in 2006, is a […]

Where to Find a PechaKucha

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016
Where to Find a PechaKucha

PechaKucha is a simple presentation format where you talk about 20 slides, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically, so your presentation is limited to 6 minutes and 40 seconds. At Sain Associates, we are hosting PechaKucha presentations from staff members at our bi-monthly company breakfast.

2nd Annual Sain Associates Lake George Fishing Event

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016
2nd Annual Sain Associates Lake George Fishing Event

We love getting together with our Sain Associates employees and their families whenever we have the chance. Our most recent company event was held on June 17th at Lake George in Irondale, where we all did a little fishing on a Friday evening. This event was strictly for some down time with employees and a […]