Breaking Ground at The Breakwater

A swarm of Flaherty & Collins Properties development, construction and marketing team members descended on New Albany for the groundbreaking of our newest project, The Breakwater.

You can check our more coverage of this exciting project and details here.

But what you came to the F&C blog for is the behind the scenes stuff, right?


Our road crew got an early start and prepped our stage show quite well.


Our Marketing Team, Derek Miller and Jaime Young, made the trip! Derek flew the drone for construction aerials and took all our awesome pictures of the event, while Jaime live-tweeted the proceedings.

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And here’s one of Derek’s aerial shots of the project site:


Flaherty & Collins Properties CEO David Flaherty spoke about what the project will do for the City of New Albany and its residents. Among the highlights, a projected $30 million economic impact over the next five years and the creation of over 200 new construction jobs, not to mention the roughly 300 new residents that will be brought to downtown New Albany.



Our Marketing & Communications Director, Brian Moore, played Master of Ceremonies for the event and introduced our wonderful guest speakers.


We were joined by the City of New Albany Mayor, Jeff Gahan, who spoke of the vision it takes to put a project like this together.


A good crowd – and the media – attended the ceremony to find out more about this project.



We’re excited for this project to begin and see what it looks like in roughly 18 months!

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