Category Archives: Magazine Articles

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

Why Christian Brothers Automotive continues to set the standard in auto repair

Mark Carr opened his first Christian Brothers Automotive location in Houston in 1982. With the automobile as the driver to just about everything we do, Carr’s goal was to create an automotive repair facility driven by honesty, integrity and exceptional …

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Sydney, Australia’s new airport McDonald’s is turning more than hamburgers

The iconic golden arches are always going to catch your eye. But the new McDonald’s at Sydney International Airport’s Terminal 1, a glowing yellow glazed kitchen set high above the eating area, is one for the books.

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Your guide to the American Infrastructure Plan

The American Jobs plan released on March 31 details the Administration’s transportation infrastructure assets and priorities, including spending on a wide range of assets and incentives that will greatly impact construction and engineering operations across industries. From modernizing roads and bridges …

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Army Corps improves historic cemetery for the living at USMA, West Point

West Point Cemetery, located on the grounds of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York is America’s oldest military post cemetery and a national historic landmark. Historian Ulysses Grant Dietz says that historic, park-like cemeteries like this …

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Inside the state of today’s healthcare construction landscape

While adhering to new COVID-19 protocols has been difficult for the construction industry, it has been significantly more taxing on the healthcare sector, which is not only working to keep its essential workers safe, but also the public at large. …

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Our conversation with Central Roofing’s Cindy Hillegass

As just one of three females graduating from Minneapolis’ Architectural Drafting and Estimating Program at Dunwoody Institute, Cindy Hillegass’ evolution in the commercial construction industry made strides early. While her passion for the profession started early (as a teenager, she worked …

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How MRP Design Group is helping meet the growing hospitality demand

The MRP Design Group team was introduced to the owner of a 5.64-acre tract by a mutual friend/contractor with whom they had worked closely for several years in the restaurant business. The owner’s architect recently retired and it just happened …

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Retail and grocery flooring in the wake of COVID-19

Grocery and retail spaces have witnessed unprecedented change since the COVID-19 pandemic manifested in early 2020. New and evolving health and safety guidelines have prompted many stores to completely rethink the way they operate. This significant shift in how consumers …

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Reimagining the Durham County Main Library

They say you should never judge a book by its cover. But it is true that a tome with enticing artwork draws the eye and attracts notice. The same is true for a library where those books are displayed. Many …

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Industry execs discuss race to normalcy

We are making progess. As vaccines make their way across the country, the commercial construction industry is slowly inching its way back to the first phase of what will become our New Normal. As the participants in our Virtual CCR Men’s …

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