SOURCE: Harbert Realty Services

Harbert Realty Services

July 16, 2015 12:06 ET

Harbert Realty Services, Inc. Announces a New Development for Lemak Health on Cahaba River Road in Birmingham, Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, AL--(Marketwired - July 16, 2015) - Harbert Realty Services, Inc. (HRS) of Birmingham closed on land located near the intersection of Highway 280 and Cahaba River Road adjacent to the new Trinity Hospital in unincorporated Jefferson County and has been engaged to develop a 20,000 square foot +/- medical office building on the site. It will add approximately 25 jobs and will be a relocation site for the current Lemak Health clinic on Montclair Road. Stay tuned for details on the groundbreaking ceremony which will be held later this year.

Lemak Health, Drayer Physical Therapy Institute and Sonos Imaging will occupy space at the facility. Additional space is available for clinics who have interest in the area.

This will be the ninth clinic in the Birmingham and surrounding area for Lemak Health. Lemak Health Chairman, Dr. Lawrence Lemak, stated, "We are excited to relocate our Montclair location and make it more convenient and accessible to our patients. In addition this new facility will allow us to offer more services and more efficient care for our patients."

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute is a well-known name around Birmingham and surrounding cities. Drayer Physical Therapy Institute®, LLC (DPTI), a Hummelstown, Pennsylvania based company, is a leading owner and operator of outpatient physical therapy clinics in the United States. Founded in 2002 with a single physical therapy center in Bel Air, Maryland, the company quickly grew to deliver physical therapy services through their expanding network of more than 100 clinics across 14 states. This will be the twelfth clinic for Drayer in the Birmingham-Tuscaloosa area.

Sonos Imaging will offer state of the art MRI testing diagnostics with a different patient experience unlike anywhere else in the city. With individual patient suites, and daylight and natural light throughout the imaging center, Sonos Imaging will offer the most comfortable environment possible for any patient.

Joining HRS in the development will be The Lemak Group of Companies, Inc., Owner, Brasfield & Gorrie as the General Contractor and Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood, Inc. as the Architect of the development. The three companies have worked together on other projects including a medical office building in Prattville, Alabama that opened in May of this year.

Harbert Realty Services, Inc., based in Birmingham, has a long history of developing projects that create value for its clients and partners. Additionally, the firm has successfully developed a number of medical facilities for clients and its own portfolio."We are very pleased to be working with such great partners as The Lemak Group, Brasfield & Gorrie and Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood on this project. This is another great collaboration that we will be proud of for decades to come," according to Norman Tynes, Executive Vice President at Harbert Realty Services.

Brasfield & Gorrie, also based in Birmingham, has an impressive portfolio of healthcare construction projects and is ranked among the top three healthcare contractors in the U.S. by Modern Healthcaremagazine. Jack Darnall, Brasfield & Gorrie Regional President said, "We look forward to working with The Lemak Group, Harbert Realty and Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood on this exciting new project. With the involvement of these three great companies, this project is certain to be another homerun for the City of Birmingham."

About Lemak Health
Lemak Health was founded by world-renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. Lawrence Lemak-also widely known as Dr. Larry Lemak. The practice has an exceptional group of specialized orthopedic surgeons and physicians who provide personalized health care for patients. As a leader in the sports medicine and orthopedics field, Lemak Health's focus is redefining health and wellness for athletes, active professionals and youth. Lemak Health delivers an outstanding health care experience and is committed to improving life after injury. They have two offices in Birmingham as well as locations in Alabaster, Clanton, Gardendale, Hoover, Prattville and Trussville. Visit for more information. Follow events and promotions on Twitter- @LemakSports and on Facebook- Lemak Sports Medicine & Orthopedics.

About Harbert Realty Services, Inc.
Harbert Realty Services (HRS), a Birmingham-based commercial real estate firm offers clients expertise in a full range of commercial real estate services including brokerage, development, management and accounting. As a majority owned subsidiary of Harbert Management Corporation (, HRS has the strength and flexibility of its parent company's significant financial strength and stability. HRS's mix of experience, resources and global reach offers clients one of the most comprehensive arrays of customized services in the commercial real estate market. For more information on current commercial real estate opportunities visit their website at or contact them at 205-323-2020.

About Brasfield & Gorrie
Founded in 1964, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation's largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets. We are skilled in construction best practices, including virtual design and construction, integrated project delivery, and lean construction, but we are best known for our preconstruction and self-perform expertise and exceptional client service. Brasfield & Gorrie has 11 offices and approximately 2,600 employees. Our 2014 revenues were $2.2 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 27th among the nation's "Top 400 Contractors" for 2015.

About Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood, Inc.
Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood, Inc. (GMC) is one of the region's largest privately-held architecture and engineering firms, with more than 300 employees located in offices throughout the Southeastern United States. While the company has evolved tremendously since its launch in 1947, our founding principles remain a vital part of our daily operations. We maintain our commitment to keeping client satisfaction, creativity, superior quality, integrity and diversity as the primary focus of each and every project.

Contact Information

  • Harbert Realty Services, Inc.
    Norman Tynes
    Executive Vice-President