Case Studies

At Gray Ryan Companies, we are proud of the successes we have helped co-create with our clients. Feel free to browse by industry or challenge below and discover how we’ve helped countless clients like you.

HHHunt

HHHunt

Challenge: One of the largest developers in the Mid-Atlantic, HHHunt Corporation develops, builds, and manages residential real estate communities, including new homes and apartments, in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The company set ambitious growth goals across its various markets to fuel long-term expansion plans.

Virginia Tech Land Development and Design Initiative

Virginia Tech Land Development and Design Initiative

Challenge: Virginia Tech Land Development and Design Initiative’s activities have been funded almost exclusively through annual corporate sponsorship. With financial support on the decline, LDDI’s leaders recognized the need to enhance the program’s reputation among the private land development community.

Glave & Holmes Architecture

Glave & Holmes Architecture

Challenge: Celebrating five decades of success, Glave & Holmes Architecture was known for its traditional and classical style. The firm had evolved significantly during its history, though, and wanted to reintroduce itself.

Branch Builds

Branch Builds

Challenge: After 55 years in business, Roanoke, Virginia-based Branch & Associates, a general contracting firm, was facing tremendous competition in three markets where it has offices: Richmond, VA; Herndon, VA (Northern Virginia/metro DC); and Charlotte, NC.

Abberly Avera

Abberly Avera

Challenge: The multifamily market in Northern Virginia is both highly competitive and lucrative. HHHunt Apartment Living had entered the market and experienced success with its first new community in the region. Abberly Avera would become one of its most ambitious projects.

Emerald Homes

Emerald Homes

Challenge: The Great Recession was a difficult time for home builders. Sales of new homes plummeted to historic lows. Emerald Homes, had a presence in Powhatan County, New Kent County, Prince George County, and Chesterfield County but sales had completely dried up in 2008.