Women architects continue to reach for the sky and overcome barriers. In the process, the architectural sector is confronting the long overlooked role women have played in tall building design and development…
AMG DemolitionSmashing Stereotypes in the Demolition Industry
It’s a story of dedication, commitment and perseverance in the face of some of life’s most challenging battles, and one that AMG Demolition Inc., has built its legacy on. Based in Melville, Long Island, NY, this woman-owned company (WBE/DBE), headed by Joan “Joni” Capobianco, entrepreneur and pioneer in the demolition industry, was built from the ground up into the multi-million dollar enterprise in the demolition industry it is today.
Atlantic Reinforcing Concrete CompanyReinforcing Tomorrow
In 1992 when Erin Lynam, President and co-owner of the Atlantic Reinforcing Concrete Company, headquartered in Deer Park, New York, graduated from Briarcliff College in Patchogue, New York with a degree in business administration, the notion of a woman-owned business providing reinforced concrete subcontracting services to the construction industry was a bit of a stretch. Indeed, it might have seemed to be an impossible dream, if anyone even considered it at all.
MacQuesten Development and MacQuesten Construction ManagementA Woman-Owned Success Story
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.
Mobu EnterprisesSustainable Solutions
It’s easy to be green for Mobu Enterprises, builder of custom residential and commercial structures made from shipping containers produced by a skilled team of architects and designers. Initially starting with a small collection of apartment buildings, Mobu has since expanded to urban and rural communities, providing the best in green building while continuing to embrace its motto: “Save our community, save our world, by helping our clients and their future generations construct green areas that withstand the test of time.”
Riverside Millwork GroupFair Trades – Working for Equality
If you’re looking for expertly designed and crafted carpentry guaranteed to elevate the look and feel of your home, Riverside Millwork Group provides beautiful, custom products coupled with skilled installation—whether it’s trim and moulding, a variety of doors, or an array of storage solutions.
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.
Arpi’s Industries Ltd.Finding Success With Family Values
Sixty years after its creation, Arpi’s Industries Ltd. remains true to the vision of its founder, Arpad “Arpi” Berdin.
Altius ArchitectureThe Voice of Experience
Thoroughly eschewing the pessimistic belief that “the sky is falling,” Altius Architecture’s Graham Smith says the time to build and renovate is now.
Carrco PaintingDreaming Big
The cousins’ eagerness to embrace every opportunity kept them pushing forward and the work grew organically from there. “There was so much work that you couldn’t leave; you had to stay there. We always saw the opportunities.”
Progressive RoofingFamily Company, Progressive Approach
It takes courage to start a business, and determination to keep it going. After doing so for 45 years, Progressive Roofing Inc. has much to celebrate. Established in 1948 by Bill Farrell and his father Albert Farrell as part of a larger network of businesses owned by the Farrell family, Progressive was founded in 1978, specializing in commercial, institutional, and industrial roofing.
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…
TurnPoint Services Industry Leader
TurnPoint Services delivers residential and commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, power, and electrical services. The Louisville, Kentucky-based business also boasts a sizable construction division focused on plumbing construction and HVAC construction, primarily for the residential and multifamily markets.
Talbert Manufacturing, Inc.Preserving a Legacy
Talbert Manufacturing, Inc. was founded in 1938 by Austin Talbert, a man who brought innovation and customer service to the forefront of the heavy haul trucking industry by addressing the needs of his customers time and again. By manufacturing trailers and equipment that set the standard for safety and performance, the name Talbert became synonymous with quality.
The KYA GroupLiving Its Creed for Over a Decade
Specialized general contractor KYA Group operates out of Santa Ana, California and focuses on facility modernization through the lenses of project management, design, and maintenance. The company began operations in June 2013, when its founders saw a need in the marketplace resulting from hurdles in the public sector regarding facilities and maintenance.
Vector ConstructionThis Concrete Contractor Creates a Sustainable Future
Vector Construction, Ltd. has built a highly successful business based on repairing and protecting concrete. With multiple branches across North America, the company specializes in concrete repair and protection to extend the life of concrete and masonry structures and buildings. At the same time, it embraces sustainable principles and practices.
IWCDProof that Building on Experience Builds Trust
Construction is an ever-changing industry, and the businesses that not only survive but also thrive have the willingness to adapt. British Columbia-based Island West Coast Developments Ltd. (IWCD) is one of those companies.
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.
Red Deer County, AlbertaConnection and Communication – A County’s Journey to Greatness
With a population of almost 20,000 (and growing), Red Deer County offers a unique composition of urban and rural, village and country, industry and agriculture. The region pays homage to its existing industries and its agricultural foundation while keeping its sights set on the future.
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