On Friday, February 26, 2021, Wharton-Smith Construction Group celebrated the Topping Out of the Roger F. Wicker Center for Ocean Enterprise. The Center will encompass nearly 62,000 sq. ft. and will be located near the Port of Gulfport’s North Harbor site. The building will include administrative offices, classrooms, laboratories, and storage areas. Construction began in June 2020 and is set to be complete in April 2022. The general contractor is Wharton Smith, Inc., and Eley Guild Hardy Architects is overseeing the design and construction.
Thank you to the partners on this project for meeting this milestone in construction:
Eley Guild Hardy Architects
The University of Southern Mississippi
I.C. Thomasson Associates
Reigstad Engineers, Inc.
Brown, Mitchell & Alexander, Inc.
Eustis Engineering LLC