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Construction Services | Current | November 2023Designing With NatureAndropogon

Construction Services | Current | November 2023

Designing With Nature


Andropogon, a Philadelphia- and Raleigh-based landscape architecture and ecological design firm, gets its memorable name from the Latin word for a type of grass. “The significance of that is that it’s a pioneer species,” says Principal and Director of Practice Development Darren Damone. “It’s one of the first grasses to recolonize and restore environmentally degraded sites.”

Construction Technology | In FocusSuperior Products, Superior PartnershipsTerraWise Solutions

Construction Technology | In Focus

Superior Products, Superior Partnerships

TerraWise Solutions

TerraWise Solutions supplies superior products that hold up against the very toughest job site conditions. With over 20 years’ experience under its belt, the McDonough, Georgia-based business has emerged as a leader in premier positioning technology, known for providing the latest, most leading-edge equipment from Leica Geosystems, one of the world’s largest positioning technology manufacturers.

In Focus | OHBA | September 2023A Company That Stands OutYORK1

In Focus | OHBA | September 2023

A Company That Stands Out


YORK1 is a forward-thinking and innovative environmental company with a fully integrated infrastructure division. This impressive team delivers environmental services focused on non-hazardous solid waste management, asset recovery, soil remediation, beneficial reuse, and liquid waste solutions—all while ensuring strict compliance with safety and environmental regulations. At the same time, its infrastructure offerings include civil and site services, demolition and abatement, excavation, shoring and foundations, and telecom and utilities.

August 2023Help WantedShoring Up the Construction Workforce

August 2023

Help Wanted

Shoring Up the Construction Workforce

It’s no secret that construction companies are struggling to find workers to fill vital job openings. The workforce shortage has officially surpassed half a million in 2023. In order to meet labour demands this year, the construction industry must attract 546,000 new employees on top of the normal hiring pace, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) determined using a proprietary model to estimate the numbers.

Construction Services | June 2023The Crane ExpertsCRS Crane Solutions

Construction Services | June 2023

The Crane Experts

CRS Crane Solutions

CRS Crane Solutions knows cranes. In business since 1991, the Alberta-based company has grown into one of the largest crane suppliers in North America, building a reputation for exceptional lifting solutions and a relentless commitment to customer service. The team produces more than 150 cranes a year, with up to 175-ton capacity and 130-foot span, in one of the biggest crane manufacturing plants on the continent, which boasts a whopping 30,000 square feet of quality-controlled production space.

2023 | April 2023 | Green Building and Energy EfficiencyThe Future Is GreenU.S. Green Building Council

2023 | April 2023 | Green Building and Energy Efficiency

The Future Is Green

U.S. Green Building Council

Construction in Focus last spoke with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in 2019 to learn about the organization’s mission to transform buildings and communities through LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and other important initiatives. We caught back up with USGBC this month to learn about current efforts to help architects, building owners, and developers meet their sustainability goals.

2023 | April 2023 | Green Building and Energy EfficiencyBuilding Sustainable CommunitiesCharlan Brock Architects

2023 | April 2023 | Green Building and Energy Efficiency

Building Sustainable Communities

Charlan Brock Architects

Over the last four decades, Charlan Brock Architects has earned international recognition for producing marketable, buildable, and financially successful design solutions that have positively impacted the lives of more than one million people. Known as thinkers, collaborators, designers, and innovators, the Orlando, Florida-based team stays abreast of emerging trends and is at the forefront of creating sustainable, affordable communities.

2023 | In Focus | March | Women in ConstructionA Woman-Owned Success StoryMacQuesten Development and MacQuesten Construction Management

2023 | In Focus | March | Women in Construction

A Woman-Owned Success Story

MacQuesten Development and MacQuesten Construction Management

Rella Fogliano, founder and CEO of The MacQuesten Companies, launched her enterprise after growing up in the industry. She was the only child of prominent general contractor, Sabino Fogliano, and began spending time at construction sites at just six years old. At seventeen, Ms. Fogliano began working part-time in her father’s construction company, which was founded in 1960.


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