Projects Hotels

Hyatt PlacePanama City Beach, FL

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This is a 12-story, 224 room hotel structure located on the Panama City Beach waterfront. There is also an additional 7,000sf of retail space. The hotel also includes a 3 story parking garage and pool. 

  • Architect: Bullock-Tice Associates
  • JDA's Role: Structural Engineer of Record
  • Stories: 12
  • Year: 2022

Fairfield Inn Crestview

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This project has a challenging site which called for numerous cast in place retaining walls. The foundations were stepped down behind walls to base of wall to avoid pressure and settlement due to wall movement.

  • Architect: Dalrymple-Sallis Architects
  • JDA's Role: Structural Engineer of Record
  • Year: 2016

Tides Romar HotelOrange Beach, AL

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This is a 115,000 sf, 7 story hotel and parking garage with auger cast-in-place pile foundations and post-tensioned concrete slabs. 

  • Architect: Innisfree Hotels
  • JDA's Role: Structural Engineer of Record
  • Square Feet: 115,000
  • Stories: 7
  • Year: 2016

Fairfield InnShalimar, FL

Four-story hotel: This is a masonry structure. The roof is comprised of plywood deck supported by pre-engineered wooden trusses. The floor structure consists of 8” precast floor panels. The open space in the lobby and meeting room is created using concrete columns which support precast wall girders. The girders support the floors above this area. A shallow foundation of concrete footings supports this building. Light-gage steel studs clad the building. The porte-cochere consists of wooded trusses supported by an independent steel structure.


  • Architect: Kendrick David Dowling Architects
  • JDA's Role: Engineer of Record
  • Square Feet: 47,000
  • Stories: 4
  • Year: 2006
  • Cost: $5,107,000

Indigo Hotel and Retail SpaceOrange Beach, AL

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4-Story structural steel framed Hotel and Retail Building. Elevated decks are framed with composite structural steel beams and composite metal deck/concrete.Roof structure is long span roof deck anchored to Rolled W-shape beams. Lateral Load systems are made up of Concrete shafts and Braced Frames.

  • Architect: Forrest Daniell and Associates
  • JDA's Role: Structural Engineer of Record
  • Stories: 4
  • Year: 2016

Residence Inn at CobblestonePensacola, FL

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This is a 5-story tower structure with precast hollow-core slabs and loadbearing cmu walls on shallow foundation.  The hotel includes a 1-story entry structure, steel framing and bar joists with metal roof deck.  

  • Architect: Spence Maxwell Partington Architects
  • JDA's Role: Structural Engineer of Record
  • Stories: 5
  • Year: 2017

Lee House Bed and BreakfastPensacola, FL

The project involved the design of a two-story, eight suite B&B inn that totaled 8,400 square feet. Amenities included a large gathering room, a dining/conference room, a full kitchen, elevator, a live-in caretaker’s suite, a large courtyard for weddings and parties, and an outdoor kitchen structure.

  • Architect: Heffernan Holland Morgan Archtiecture
  • JDA's Role: Structural Engineer of Record
  • Stories: 2
  • Year: 2007


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