Studioplex Construction Update
EFFINGHAM COUNTY, GA--(Marketwired - Jun 20, 2014) - The new leadership of Medient Studios, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MDNT) ('Medient') is pleased to announce the following progress:
•The wetland mitigation credits have been purchased and the wetland piping and crossings have been completed.
•The access road survey and staking have been completed and the road has been cleared of timber.
•The studio site has been surveyed and the timber clearing has commenced.
•An initial master plan was prepared, and is now being amended to facilitate a quicker construction schedule that, along with the staging plan, will facilitate the studio being constructed sooner.
After a comprehensive search and bid process, Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung has been selected as the project engineer.
Initial studio designs have been completed by the structural architect and engineers.
Since the instalment of the new leadership, Medient has begun assembling its architecture team. Multiple interviews have been conducted and an interior studio architect will be announced shortly.
Medient has also paid all outstanding invoices from the vendors, contractors and consultants who have been engaged in the Studioplex project.
In short, preconstruction work is progressing, a new master plan is being completed, the interior architect is being selected and the complete studio drawings should be commenced imminently.
"With Mr. Shapiro taking charge of Medient, the project has gained immediate momentum," stated Mr. Jeremy Blackburn, President of Shore Development & Construction, LLC. "The boost from the new management team, along with their enthusiasm and energy is now taking place in a sophisticated and strategic manner that we fully support."