HELT Design's Principal, Tim Johnston, was recently featured on the most recent episode of the “Building Belmont Podcast” hosted by Keanu Trujillo. In the episode Tim and Keanu discuss what originally brought Tim to the Charlotte area, the rich history of both the town of Belmont and HELT Design, and how the firm has been building a legacy for future generations. Listen to the episode (25 mins) on Spotify HERE or watch on YouTube HERE.
HELT Design team members proudly took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony of the brand-new Piedmont Lithium HQ on Wednesday afternoon in Belmont, NC. HELT Design was the lead architecture firm for this adaptive re-use project located at 42 Catawba Street, once the Belmont Federal Savings & Loan building. L to R: Hasheem Halim, Sharon Johnston, Tim Johnston, Don Ferry Piedmont Lithium staff, local economic development and business leaders, and elected officials, including US Senator Thom Tillis, [...]
A letter from Tim Johnston, Principal Effective today, C.L. Helt, Architect, Inc. is officially being re-introduced as HELT Design. This is an exciting time for our firm, and we are proud to share this transition with our clients, industry partners and the community. Our track record of providing high level architectural and interior design services dates back to the 1960’s. It’s fair to say that a lot has changed since then. Our project types are more varied and have [...]
What is changing? C.L. Helt, Architect Inc. is now doing business as HELT Design Architecture Interiors. We are excited to share our refreshed name, logo, and design work with our current and prospective clients. What is not changing? The high level of creativity, service, and professionalism that you have come to expect from our firm. Why is it changing? The firm has served countless clients for more than 50 years. During this time the firm logo has stayed the [...]
We're honored to be recognized by Sustain Charlotte during their 10th annual Sustainability Awards fittingly held on Earth Day, April 22. This nomination celebrates and reinforces our long-standing commitment to maintaining a mindful approach to our work and acknowledging the positive impact that the architectural and design industry can have on our environment. We find joy in integrating sustainable building features such as water reclamation systems, repurposing building materials and minimizing impervious surfaces into our work. Our portfolio is full [...]
The entire team at CL Helt, Architect is pleased to announce the promotion of Don Ferry to Senior Associate. Don brings over 30 years of industry experience and knowledge to our clients. Over the years and throughout countless projects, Don has shown an exemplary track record of consistently delivering high quality construction documents, project management oversight, and guidance to clients. Don’s expertise is focused on comprehensive project delivery in the multi-family, retail, mixed use, office, and adaptive [...]
Helt was mentioned in multiple media outlets as we work in concert with Pharr’s real estate development division in the heart of downtown McAdenville, NC. We’re thrilled to provide design services for the Dynamo 31 complex. The project will both transform and revitalize the 100+ year old historically significant landmark and breathe new life into the space. We developed the Dynamo 31 name through our “building as a brand” approach that captures the essence of the broader brand within [...]
In June of 2019, C.L. Helt, Architect, led by Tim Johnston, transferred its growing operations from the buzzy center of Charlotte to the quaint, historic town of Belmont. Leaving the 15th largest city in the U.S. for a town of barely 12,000 inhabitants was an unusual move, but it was the perfect choice for the growing design firm. The location has helped Johnston and his team recruit talent, manage both modern ground-up and historic reuse projects across the U.S., [...]