2015 News

September 2015

Buildrite’s Social Media Campaign
Buildrite Construction Corporation’s #TravelWithBuildrite asks people to share photos of their travels. Photos posted with the hashtag are included on Buildrite’s Facebook page. The campaign is a fun way campaign to engage the company’s staff and customers.

July 2015

International Contractors Wins Walmart Bid
In early 2015, International Contractors, Inc. (ICI) opened an office in Jacksonville, Florida. The new location is off to a strong start: ICI was recently awarded the construction of a ground up 185,000 square foot Wal-Mart store. The project broke ground in June and has a target completion of the fall of 2016. ICI has constructed more than 1.2 million square feet of new construction for the world's largest retailer in recent years; this does not factor in the remodeling, expansion and renovations we have completed in more than 35 stores across the country.

Timberwolff Completes Flagship Sephora
Timberwolff Construction, Inc., A Gray Company, recently completed Sephora's standalone flagship store in Beverly Hills, CA. The store, located on Beverly Drive, is a 6250 square foot boutique. The storefront features granite & limestone columns, polished stainless steel, formglass, wave panels, black glass and custom lit LED ribbons that wrap the exterior on both Beverly and Dayton streets. Sephora is a repeat client of Timberwolff.

May 2015

KBE Building Corporation is leading a $17 million renovation for Jordan’s Furniture. They broke ground at the jobsite on May 6. The 193,000 s/f project, encompasses the renovation of an existing building (two stories and mezzanines); new entrance feature, signage feature, and canopy; new exterior doors and interior partitions; new single story detached pump house; roof patching; and exterior site work including demolition of pavement; sidewalks and tree removal; utility coordination; new paving; plantings; concrete and brick paving; storm and sanitary drainage including infiltration system; off-site water line. This is KBE’s second project for the top New England furniture retailer. KBE also led the addition and renovation of the existing Jordan’s Furniture store in Natick, MA. The project included a new IMAX theater, additional showroom and retail space, and interior and exterior theming elements. KBE has been a member of the RCA since 1998.

April 2015

Congratulations to Commonwealth Building Inc. (CBI) on its 35th anniversary! With newly named President Chris Fontaine and CEO Frank Trainor, the CBI team has completed its 35th year as a general contractor. In announcing this accomplishment, the company recognized its team of committed and talented employees for their years of dedication to the company, as well as the many long term client relationships that are still in place today.

March 2015

Carolyn Shames, President & CEO of Shames Construction, is featured in a Walmart video describing the company’s Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiative. Carolyn shares her thoughts on the challenges of being a woman in the construction industry; the importance of women mentoring other women, and the strong partnership she has formed working with Walmart.
Click here for the video.

January 2015

Prime Retail Services has chosen Brian Pitts to serve as Senior Project Manager with its Fixture Division. Since joining Prime, Pitts has worked with the Coast Guard Exchange on several projects and is currently involved with developing relationships with general contracting firms. Prior to Prime, he served as a project manager for a fixture manufacturing company, where he managed several different projects including ones for 7-Eleven, Inc. and Target Brands, Inc.
Donald Bloom, Jonathan Heinze and Bob Windham have each been designated as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). This designation acknowledges that each of the three has demonstrated knowledge and understanding of green building practices and principles needed to support the use of the LEED Green Building Rating System.

Bloom is the President and CEO of Prime Retail Services. Heinze serves as the Vice President of the Construction Division of Prime, and Windham is a Project Manager with the company.