Since the Baby Boom generation arrived in 1946, it’s kept construction very busy. In the 50s it was bigger schools, in the late 60s, college campuses, and in the 70s and 80s, homes in the suburbs. Now Boomers are in their 70s, and they need something different from the industry…
Margaret Patricia Eaton
CASE Design/Remodeling-Halifax and Archadeck Nova ScotiaYour Home, Your Way
Four years ago we featured Case Design Remodeling–Halifax and Archadeck Nova Scotia, award-winning companies dedicated to improving and transforming the way homes function, indoors and out. Now we’re checking in to learn how they fared during the pandemic.
Vandyk PropertiesWorking on the City of the Future, and the Future of the City
At offices in Toronto, Ontario, and Sarasota, Florida, the driving force behind Vandyk Properties is a commitment to creating sustainable neighbourhoods and transit-oriented communities, with each project a reinvestment in the future.
Mainland Construction MaterialsLaying the Foundation
Since 1970, Mainland Construction Materials, headquartered in Langley, BC, has been committed to being the leading supplier of quarried stone, river sand, gravel, and recycled concrete and asphalt for the road construction industry in the Lower Mainland.
Provencher_Roy ArchitectsThe Beauty of Building Sustainably
Provencher_Roy’s goal is sustainability in architecture interior design, urban design, urban planning, landscape architecture, and industrial design. Hailing from Montreal, this member of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is now planning to share its passion for sustainable development Canada-wide.
Resolute Building CompanyWhat’s in a Name? In This Case, Everything
Since its founding in Chapel Hill, NC, in 1984, general contractor Resolute Building Company has stayed true to its mission of putting the customer first through exceptional value, construction excellence, and superior service. For 37 years, it’s never wavered.
CSM GroupThe Path Forward and the Woman Leading the Way
In a wide-ranging interview, Julie Byrne talks about her unique role as president of a large construction company, about diversity, equity, and inclusion, and how technology is moving the industry forward.
Shahan & Son Painting, Ltd.Customer Service with Every Stroke of the Brush
Since 1946, Shahan & Son Painting has provided commercial, industrial, and institutional painting services in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas, where the company is recognized for quality, reliability, and above all, customer service.
Roman Mosaic & Tile CompanyTurning Tilework Into Artwork
Since 1902, Roman Mosaic & Tile has been a leader in flooring, the result of a fabulous marriage of traditional craftsmanship with modern technology and artistic creation, winning the National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association’s Job of the Century award.
Axis Construction and MODLOGIQBuilding Relationships, One Module at a Time
Off-site modular construction has clear advantages over on-site construction. So, why isn’t everyone doing it? John Buongiorno, Director of Axis Construction’s modular division and Jim Gabriel, Development Director at MODLOGIQ, discuss their recipe for modular success.
Westchester Modular HomesNever Mind Built-In Cupboards – Here’s a Built-In Labor Force
For conventional stick home builders frustrated by a dearth of skilled labor, worried about weather-related delays, and concerned about the rising costs of materials, there is a solution.
Direct Mechanical and Direct ElectricBuilding on Reputation – Together
Direct Mechanical and Direct Electric, with their recent merger, are a giant step closer to offering a complete mechanical construction program to general contractors for ground-up construction and major renovations…
Delphi Plumbing & HeatingTrue to Their Word for 40 Years
Delphi Plumbing & Heating Inc., an industrial and commercial mechanical contractor in Brooklyn, New York, owes its success to old-fashioned business ethics, leading-edge technology, loyal, hardworking employees, and an owner whose story epitomizes the American dream.
Ed Bell Construction CompanyBuilding Highways to the Future
The influence of the Ed Bell Construction Company extends far beyond the highways of North Texas, and serves as a model for the future of highway construction. Recently, we enjoyed a wide-ranging conversation with Phillippe Falkner, who describes his role of Business Services Specialist at Ed Bell Construction Company (EBCC) “as a catch-all role to handle technology, special projects, continuous improvement, fleet management, software, and workforce development. I’m kind of a Jack-of-all-trades, and my job never gets monotonous, because two days are never the same.”
Wipfli CPAs and ConsultantsAdding Value Brings Added Success
More and more, construction and real estate professionals are working the ‘Wipfli Way’, with CPAs and consultants whose mindset is adaptive, anticipatory, at the forefront of change, and based on integrity. If there’s a better way to success, it seems nobody’s found it.
Hendriks ConstructionFrom Design-Build to Building Community
Certainly, there are bricks, mortar, concrete and structural steel involved – but the real building blocks of Hendriks Construction are a strong work ethic, honesty, integrity and a drive to give back to the community that has supported the firm.
Blåkläder North AmericaSuccess for Over 60 Years
In North America today, when construction workers look for clothing – functional, durable, well-designed, sustainable clothing – they look to Blåkläder. Since 1959, the company has brought the longest-lasting workwear to industry professionals across Europe and North America.
CSHQAPeople Who Listen, Design That Speaks
After CSHQA’s Boise, Idaho office was completed in 2013 to meet LEED Platinum standards as set out by the US Green Building Council, it became a ‘living laboratory,’ showcasing what is possible when architects, engineers, and clients collaborate to create energy efficient, sustainable buildings.
AM Group of Companies‘Doing it Right’ for Windows, Doors, and Roofs in Ontario Since 1956
The AM Group of Companies, proud member of the Ontario Home Builders Association, provides solutions for windows and doors, for residential and commercial roofing, for eavestroughs, soffit, fascia, and siding, and for insulation. The company proves that when you do a good job, success follows. We spoke with President and CEO Roger Haviland, to learn how the company has grown while preserving the spirit and ethics of his grandfather, Harold Pearce, who founded the company.
Shahan & SonRedefining Customer Service
Since 1946, Shahan & Son, Ltd. has completed painting contracts worth up to $5 million and worked in twenty-seven different states. These days, however, the company is staying closer to its Dallas headquarters, in the belief that bigger is not necessarily better, and that the best companies are those that focus on quality and customer service.
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