Barbara Stokes’ Company Awarded FEMA Contract

In September 2017, GSH of Alabama was awarded a contract from the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA worth $28.5 Million. So, who is GSH? It’s a construction contractor based in Huntsville that specializes in disaster relief; and the contract is for building state-of-the-art modular homes for helping with relief efforts, which are expected to be finished by March 2018. Read more about Barbara Stokes at

Barbara Stokes/CEO

As CEO of GSH, Barbara Stokes stated that GSH has a firm commitment to provide the best in quality and value to their customers. Her husband, Scott B. Stokes, is COO of GSH and has also commented on the GSH homes, stating that they all include unique and innovative safety features that have been engineered and designed in Huntsville and include automatic fire suppression systems.

Thirty Years of Experience

GSH stands for Green Structure Homes of Alabama, LLC, and it was founded in 2008. The company offers an entire spectrum of proprietary housing solutions to customers in both the private sector and the government. Between Scott and Barbara Stokes and the rest of their senior management team, they possess more than thirty years of combined disaster relief experience.

GSH Homes Benefits

GSH homes are all steel and wood frame structures and they offer not only state of the art technology but they’re also energy-efficient and environmentally friendly, while also providing hones with faster build times and better project budget accuracy, as well as a minimal imported workforce. And, this is all in addition to providing a reduction in life-cycle costs, including lower insurance premiums, maintenance, and energy costs for the homeowners. Learn more about Barbara Stokes at Crunchbase.

New Jobs in Six States

According to Barbara Stokes, the new contract will result in new jobs for workers at manufacturing facilities in six states, including Alabama, Texas, Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota, further accelerating job growth and helping local businesses in and around the areas of those locations. And, according to Scott Stokes, they’re proud to be providing American quality homes that are not only unparalleled but the new facilities will also help by enabling GSH to be capable of deploying their innovative and safety conscious homes to those families who really need them the most.

Minimal Environmental Impact

GSH modular homes are also capable of providing minimal impact on the environment. And, because they’re actually manufactured off-site, they require minimal imported workforce.

After on-site delivery, they can be assembled in just a few days.

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