Category Archives: Magazine Articles

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

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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4 tips for upgrading cybersecurity at construction sites

When it comes to the latest cybersecurity technologies, the construction industry often is a step behind. In fact, according to the “2019 Travelers Business Risk Index,” nearly half of all construction executives believe their firms are destined to fall victim …

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How Inanna Manufacturing is firing up the next generation of products for the cannabis market

When Raquel Origel launched Inanna Manufacturing, she had one goal in mind: to transform how people viewed cannabis. As a woman CEO in a male-dominated industry, she knew the road ahead to changing consumer perception would take some work. But …

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How Zuma’s newest Boston restaurant is bringing izakaya-style to Beantown

Located at the Four Seasons Hotel, nestled in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, sits the 12th addition of Noriyoshi Muramatsu’s international collection of Japanese informal dining. Zuma, the izakaya-style concept, features the very best in Japanese delicacy, compliments …

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Stepping up security to protect equipment against theft

The pandemic created something of an open season for construction site theft as job sites across the country either shut down or saw work curtailed as the nation attempted to isolate and curtail the spread. Circumstances aggravated a persistent and …

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Important role building materials play post-pandemic

A year into COVID-19, and while there are signs of a light at the end of the tunnel, we still have a long way to go when it comes to bringing back a full semblance of normalcy. Along with developing …

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