In light of the numbers of annual opiate-related deaths of people working in construction, Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA) Northeast’s Executive Director Emeritus Thomas J. Gunning saw the need for the next generation to find solutions to the problem. That is how Recovery Week was conceived. Today, his son, Executive Director Thomas S. Gunning, and his team are helping to save and change lives and educate leaders and employees among the over 74,000 construction professionals the union building trades represent in Massachusetts—and their approach is working.
G.R. Noto Electrical Construction, Inc.Lighting the Future
Choosing an electrical contractor for any construction project can be risky. However, G.R. Noto Electrical Construction is steeped in generational knowledge with a reputation for excellence, and that is why its clients keep coming back. This unionized electrical contractor has over half a century’s industry expertise, spanning three generations.
Nelson + PopeThoughtful From the Ground Up
Contrary to contemporary wisdom that preaches finding riches in the niches, Nelson + Pope has turned “niching-down” across a wide range of services into a sustainable and rather fine art. To say this is bucking the trend, in a sector where it’s tricky finding companies with well-honed skills in many areas, is to say the least.
ESa61 Years of Health and Wellness by Design
ESa has more than six decades of providing collaborative, sustainable wellness and architectural design expertise to international customers who are leaders in the healthcare, hospitality, education, corporate, and senior living sectors. This Nashville, Tennessee-based expert in architectural design creates interior and landscape architecture, master planning, and space planning.
Western Pacific EnterprisesClean Energy Powered by 50 Years of Innovation
Celebrating what started as a fateful night over a bottle of whisky in 1973, 50 years on, Western Pacific Enterprises Ltd. is one of British Columbia’s largest electrical contractors and a leading member of MYR Group, a holding firm of eleven subsidiaries and just shy of ten thousand employees. Despite the size of its parent company, Western Pacific Enterprises retains the family values, attention to detail, and personal relationships on which its reputation was built.
Frankel Design BuildDazzling Houston with Award-Winning Construction
After thirty-five years in the industry, Frankel Design Build stands for timeless quality and sublime good taste among Houstonians in the know.
Performance Engineering GroupSpending Less to Get More
Large buildings usually have large utility usage. But Livonia, Michigan-based Performance Engineering Group is out to correct the massive waste caused by oversized equipment in buildings across North America through visionary, precision engineering, and its mission is catching on fast. With a focus on preventing water waste, this company also offers radiant floor heating, snow-melting technology, and a range of conversion options for buildings that use hydronic or steam heating.
Barclay MechanicalA Fantastic Place to Work – And It’s Growing
Barclay Mechanical is a leader in industrial mechanical construction that is taking safety management to an entirely new level on projects across America. By becoming the positive change they want to see in the industry, and by implementing all-encompassing safety protocols, the team is proving that injuries are preventable, and that the construction industry can be a much safer, more humane place to work than it used to be. As a result, people love working here, and they demonstrate it by staying.
The Exterior CompanyTreating Customers as Family for Ten Years
Choosing a roofing contractor can be daunting. Celebrating ten years in the industry, The Exterior Company has proven that excellence—and authentic goodness—wins the race.
Langston ConstructionInvesting in People
Langston Construction Company treats its team as well as it treats its customers. And it’s not a secret—the company was recently announced as seventh on the list of South Carolina’s best places to work by Best Companies Group. This prestigious award proves how hard everyone in this company works to make it a fantastic place to be, and in the current economic climate, that is no small achievement.
Ronnette Riley ArchitectHappiness by Design
Ronnette Riley Architect, based in New York, combines female leadership, seasoned expertise, and diversity to accomplish true design excellence. The firm specializes in an impressive range of architectural fields, and its team is also well-versed in flowing between projects with ease—like when one of its architects worked simultaneously on a lingerie store and Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, New York.
ArquitectonicaSTUDIO, ArquitectonicaGEO, and ArquitectonicaINTERIORSSustainable, Resilient Design
Celebrating women, and their innovative contributions to architecture, landscape architecture, and design, is an act of liberation. Since 2005, ArquitectonicaGEO, ArquitectonicaINTERIORS, and ArquitectonicaSTUDIO have viewed the act of creating sustainable, resilient design as ensuring the protection and responsible use of natural resources while shaping the fabric of architecture, landscape, and design.
Aurora Electric30 Years of Making the World a Better Place
After thirty years of trailblazing a new era for women, who can now join the traditionally male-dominated world of electricity and its related fields in construction much more easily, Aurora Electric, Inc. of Jamaica, New York, stands tall and is proud to remain a part of a growing industry.
WATT Consulting GroupThe Future of Engineering – Bright, Bold, and Now Hiring
For engineers who love a dynamic, interdisciplinary work environment, WATT Consulting Group may just be Canada’s most exciting employee-owned engineering outfit for a bright, ambitious candidate to consider joining…
McKnight ConstructionFour Generations and Counting
It’s not always easy to find construction teams that deliver outstanding quality alongside family values. After over sixty years in construction, McKnight Construction Company in Augusta, Georgia knows nothing beats dedication and craftsmanship, and doubling its revenue in only two years proves it.
BerenyiDesign and Build Done Right in South Carolina
After thirty years in the design-build industry, Berenyi Inc. recently welcomed a fresh leadership team in new owners Razvan Cojocaru and Jordan Behringer.
Hathaway DevelopmentCreating Value
Tier 2 real estate developer Hathaway Development is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and its signature no-fear approach to risk has defined its thirty-five successful years in the property industry. With over 12,000 multi-family units worth close to a billion dollars in its portfolio, Hathaway Development is a powerhouse of focused activity.
Tiny Home ConstructionBig Gains on Small Beginnings
Cramming oneself into a little box—whether built on a foundation, on wheels, or floating on water—when the white picket fences and comforts of suburbia beckon may not always make sense to everyone. Those who love a tiny home, however, swear by its merits.
Burgess Concrete Construction, Inc.Building West Michigan Since 1984
In West Michigan, Burgess Concrete Construction is a household name synonymous with quality construction. Speaking with its President, Carroll Burgess, is refreshing. For this leader, cultivating happy people within his business and its eco-system is a driving force that’s far stronger than pursuing growth merely for its own sake.
EXXCEL Project ManagementOver 30 Years of Quality and Service
Imagine my delight when I came across Hank, EXXCEL Project Management’s Chief Dog Officer and Dog-Friendly Friday ambassador, posing on the company’s team page. Naturally, this handsome lad was a very refreshing find. More importantly, however, it says a lot about this company’s heart for animals and, even more so, people, because construction is all about what the customer wants.
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