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Our conversation with Holt Construction CEO Patricia Zugibe

Holt Construction Chairman Jack Holt said that turning the CEO position over to Patricia Zugibe was akin to shifting a performance sports car into high gear. The longtime construction professional’s ability level, knowledge, experience and drive bring a uniquely qualified …

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How Kalvera Skin Therapy is helping empower today’s women

Founders Dr. Kalpana Sundar and Slade Sundar built Kalvera Skin Therapy under the premise that beauty should be unbound from the expectations and insecurities the beauty industry has put upon people. The sister and brother team believe that everyone is …

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How Dacon Corporation helped Unitex with its green healthcare practices

Manufacturing facilities, once the backbone of American industrialism and now considered obsolete, can through purposeful reuse metamorphosize for modern industry. Through repositioning, these expansive spaces offer solid framework, ceiling heights and architectural elements uncommon to modern construction. A well-executed reinvention …

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Reframing rituals in the hotel industry

The ongoing pandemic has changed the way everyone walks through life, but it especially has impacted the way people travel. At the onset of COVID-19, hotel brands struggled with both low occupancy, and keeping their guests and valued staff members …

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Residence hall design trends in the age of COVID-19

As universities and colleges look to design new residence halls after the current global health crisis, they will be challenged with how to safely house students, while still providing for their social and academic development. Social interactions have taken on …

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Our conversation with JE Dunn Superintendent Laura Skellie

Last October, Laura Skellie was elected president of the Coastal Georgia Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), a group where she previously served as a chapter and committee chair. It was another step forward for the …

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FBI’s new Central Records Complex is state of the art vision of technology

The Central Records Complex in Winchester, Virginia is as impressive as it is technological sound and secure. Streamlining the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) worldwide records management by consolidating records from 265 locations into a single facility, the facility is …

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A look at recovery projections for key construction segments

Editor’s Note: This story was originally published in the September 2020 issue of Commercial Construction & Renovation magazine. Employing some of most in-demand occupations—such as construction and extraction roles—in 2020, the US construction industry lost about 1.1 million jobs from …

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Why prefabrication construction is more common than you think

Industry news predicts that prefabrication in commercial construction will be the next big thing (it has been hovering around since 2016). With the onset of COVID-19, prefabrication’s huge growth in demand again has made headlines—and continues to do so. Recent data …

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Four lessons learned on completing small- and mid-size projects

Adjusting to the new normal has created ripple effects for construction teams beyond social distancing and face masks. With projects ongoing from before the start of stay-at-home and lockdown orders, our firm has seen timelines expand, sequencing changes, developer unease—and …

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