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Certified Facility Manager Credential Aids Construction Project Management and Sustainability

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JF McCarthy MBA, with 37 years of construction management experience, recently earned the CFM (Certified Facility Manager) credential from the (IFMA) International Facility Management Association. This certification demonstrates a commitment and capability to optimize building cost and serviceability from construction to the end of its useful life. Of […]

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Ironworkers Union Focused on Building Long-Term Profitability for Workers – and for Construction Industry Employers Who Hire Them

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the advent of IMPACT – the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust – the Iron Workers Union launched a robust and far-reaching campaign designed to benefit both business and labor. IMPACT’s innovative initiative aims at building a strategic, modern-day alliance between union workers and their employers while […]

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Phoenix Construction Group Wins Two Contractor of the Year Awards

WATERTOWN, Mass., Nov. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix Construction Group, Inc. (PCGI), one of Greater Boston’s premier residential and commercial design/build firms, has won two 2008 Contractor of the Year (COTY) Awards. In a ceremony held on November 5, the Watertown-based company received the COTY Gold Award for Best Commercial Project and the Silver Award […]

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Charlie Allen Restorations Principals Achieve Aging-in-Place and Green Remodeler Certifications

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charlie Allen, founder and president of Cambridge-based Charlie Allen Restorations, and Mark Philben, the firm’s project development manager, have recently been named Aging-in-Place specialists by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). In addition, Philben has completed the green remodeler certification course offered by the National Association of […]

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15-Percent Decline in Home Remodeling Activity in 2008 – Biggest Decline in Areas Where Homeowners Have Less Home Equity

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Remodelormove.com fall 2008 Remodeling Sentiment Report, an online publication of ABCD Publishing LLC, the amount of equity homeowners have is influencing their remodeling plans. Homeowners participating in this most recent survey reported an average of more than $190,000 of home equity and average home values of $390,000.

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Guardian Construction Chooses Vericom for Mobile Resource Management

COLUMBIA, Md. – Aug. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vericom Technologies(R), Inc., a nationwide provider of Mobile Resource Management (MRM) solutions to service organizations, announced today that Guardian Companies, Inc., a contracting company specializing in utility, site development and heavy highway construction, has selected Vericom as its official MRM solutions provider.

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Southern Bleacher Wins Renovation Contract for Historic Cotton Bowl

DALLAS, Texas – Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Texas, is excited to announce that they recently won the Request for Proposals from Heery International, Inc. to be a subcontractor in the undertaking of the renovation of the historic 75-year old Cotton Bowl Stadium at Fair Park in Dallas.

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Altamont Homes Leads the Way with New Technique in Affordable Home Construction

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Altamont Homes, Inc., in Martinez, Calif., is the leading provider of a new type of housing being offered in California and surrounding states – Off-site Built Homes. Off-site Built Homes, also known as True Modular homes, are built in accordance with the same building codes which […]

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Southern Bleacher Gives the University of Arkansas Outdoor Track Stadium a Run for its Money

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Aug. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, TX, recently completed upgrades and state-of-the-art renovations to the outdoor track stadium for the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR. The stadium, named the John McDonnell Outdoor Track Stadium, has a seating capacity of 6,325 and a total project cost of […]

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