Category Archives: Magazine Articles

Current & previous CCR Magazine articles with direct links to share, etc.

Slate of projects adding to wealth of the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

The first class of 19 students entered what is now known as McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) in 1970. Located in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, the school was …

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Former racquetball club becomes COVID-friendly Phoenix co-workspace

We are creatures of habit. We still need a place to gather and build culture. So, while the world continues to fall in love with the new “work from culture,” there are still places that invite the sense of community …

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Artistic façade highlights adaptive reuse project in Arkansas

When The Momentary opened in February in Bentonville, Arkansas, directors of the contemporary art space chose to showcase a vertical dance troupe that performed on the building’s 80-foot tall projectable glass rainscreen facade. The underlying messages—both in terms of artistic …

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Our conversation with Jenn Sussman, Director of National Accounts, Powerhouse

Energy. Boundless, uncanny and spirited energy. If you were to try put a label on what Jenn Sussman brings to the commercial construction table, you’ll want to start there. As the Director of National Accounts for Powerhouse, she is part …

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Environmentally friendly golf clubhouse scores at US Army’s Carlisle Barracks

They came. They saw. They golfed. They relaxed. That’s kind of the post-golf vibe happening with military and civilian golfers at the US Army’s Carlisle Barracks Golf Course in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Part of the experience now includes the $5.6 …

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How THC’s spa-like persona is helping transform Illinois’ cannabis market

The large LED screens lining the walls of The Herbal Care Center’s (THC) dispensary’s showroom in downtown Chicago signal the options customers have to choose from in the city’s cannabis shop. When Illinois became the 11th state to legalize and …

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Brewers Association’s Bart Watson on why marketing’s continued importance

Bart Watson’s findings on recent craft business are stirring up the market of microbreweries. How shall you compete with the global giants? Which aspects of branding should you focus on? Should you venture out beyond local fairs? How can you …

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How Canadian Tire is leading the retail pack

In 1922, brothers John William (J.W.) and Alfred Jackson (A.J.) Billes purchased the Hamilton Tire and Garage Ltd. in Toronto’s Riverdale neighborhood for $1,800. With Canada’s automotive market booming, the Billes Brothers were looking to get in on the action, …

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How Cypress Social is creating a ‘must-visit’ restaurant—Arkansas style

If the vibe, flow, and stylistic touches and finishes of the reclaimed cypress wood along the walls that give Cypress Social its name don’t grab your attention, the food will. The sister restaurant to the JTJ Restaurant Group’s Petit & …

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How CALMA created a cannabis retail experience in a pandemic

Opening a new business can be challenging in any market, at any time, in any setting. Try a pandemic. That was the daunting challenge that Mara Stusser faced when she opened the doors to CALMA, a cannabis dispensary in one …

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