Landis Rault Center picLandis is bringing new life to a structure that will house a Joie de Vivre Hotel.

By Alan Dorich

Teamwork is critical for Landis Construction Co. LLC. The general contractor has “the right mix of driven and dynamic project team members and subcontractors to keep the job on track and bring it in with a timely completion,” Chief Construction Officer Kyle Condon says.

The company is bringing that mix to a project for Slumber Corners NOLA LLC in which it is converting the Rault Continental Center in New Orleans into the Joie de Vivre Hotel. Landis Construction won the $21 million project in February 2015 and aims to complete it this October, he says.

Montgomery Martin picMontgomery Martin Contractors contributes to a major revitalization in Memphis.

By Chris Petersen

More than five times the size of Manhattan’s Central Park, Shelby Farms Park in Memphis, Tenn., covers approximately 4,500 acres, making it one of the largest urban park spaces in the United States. As the surrounding downtown of Memphis undergoes a revitalization, so too has the park undergone a significant upgrade. Leading the way on a large portion of these upgrades has been Memphis-based Montgomery Martin Contractors, and CEO/founder Montgomery Martin says the company is proud to be delivering a project of such importance to the community. Once the Shelby Farms Park project reaches completion, Montgomery Martin will have made another contribution to the overall health and well-being of Memphis. “That’s just another project that we are helping deliver for the city,” Martin says.

Streetscape1Streetscape Partners builds on its reputation for creating high-quality developments in Washington, D.C.

By Chris Petersen

Streetscape Partners is more than just the name of a leading Maryland-based residential development firm – it’s also an encapsulation of the philosophy that has made the company and its projects so successful. As Co-Managing Principal Ron Kaplan explains, the company approaches each of its projects as opportunities to enhance the streetscape of the surrounding community and to partner with the property owner to create a win-win situation for everyone. “It’s about finding unique, high-quality properties where we enhance the community,” Kaplan says.

McRight Smith picMcRight-Smith Construction builds a variety of commercial projects with an emphasis on automotive and aviation structures.

By Russ Gager

McRight-Smith Construction offers design/build, construction management and general contracting services for commercial projects. “We get involved at the level the customer needs us.,” CEO Andrew Smith says. “We can take a project from an idea, through design, engineering and construction all the way to the finished product. We are committed to excellence in results coupled with competitive and consistent pricing.”

The past few years, have seen McRight-Smith Construction intensely focused on automotive dealerships, early childhood education facilities and aviation infrastructure projects. “Auto dealerships are one area of tremendous expertise for our company,” Smith says. “While we have multiple specialties, in the past three or four years, the majority of our work has been in retail automotive dealership facilities. There has been an industry-wide push for dealership renovation, expansion and new franchises that has kept us pretty busy.”

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