New construction manager comes to Medient Studios

EFFINGHAM COUNTY - Medient Studios announced Thursday it has hired Shore Development and Construction to manage the building of their new facility.

The company, based out of Charleston, is tasked to build the new 800,000 square foot studio. Administration is excited about the upcoming project.

"Its projected to be the largest sound stage and studio in the world. We are really excited about the opportunity to work with Medient to build this facility, it would truly be one of a kind, world-class facility that will really have no rivals until maybe somebody builds something bigger, but for now it will definitely be the biggest," said President Jeremy Blackburn.

They hope to have phase one completed by 2015.

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