ClearSpan Fabric Structures create a versatile and energy-efficient building solution. Structures are naturally lit, climate-sensitive and used in dozens of industries.

By Russ Gager

Buildings frequently are seen as permanent structures, but in certain situations, making them mobile can be advantageous. This is just one of the many advantages of ClearSpan Fabric Structures. They use a rugged, all-purpose Hercules Truss Arch manufactured from high-quality, USA-made, triple-galvanized structural steel tubing to resist rust and corrosion.

WeaverCookeWEAVERCOOKE is employing lean construction methods and the latest technology to work around the challenges of building in bustling downtown Asheville, N.C.

By Jim Harris

Building a 12-story hotel at the busiest corner in downtown Asheville, N.C., presented a significant challenge for WEAVERCOOKE even before the first phase of its work there could begin.

SchmeeckleSchmeeckle Brothers Construction Co. is building the largest beef processing facility of the 13 it has designed and built so far.

By Russ Gager

Building beef processing plants requires the latest design and equipment to ensure the highest food safety and animal care along with high-quality construction. That is why Schmeeckle Brothers Construction Co. specializes in the design and construction of beef processing plants, and its latest, the CS Beef Packers LLC plant in Kuna, Idaho, will be its 13th such plant and also its largest.

“We offer one-stop design and build – that’s what our niche is,” President Wayne Schmeeckle declares. “Beef processing plant construction is a huge market out there, but it’s really interesting how there’s very few people that are involved in it at our level.”

PremierPremier Development Partners works on its latest project through weather and schedule challenges while maintaining a great partnership with its client.

By Stephanie Crets

The founders of Premier Development Partners have worked together for more than 20 years, beginning in 1996 at Duke Realty Corp. Immediately following the closure of Duke in 2006, they formed Premier Development with the acquisition of 330 acres in northeast Ohio previously owned by Duke Realty. President Spencer Pisczak joined forces with Chairman Ross Farro to create a full-service development and construction company to serve the Cleveland region and beyond.

PCL Construction Summa Citi Tower

After rising from the recession, SUMMA Development Group is putting its lean development strategy in action with Orlando’s Citi Tower project.

By Tim O'Connor

Throughout his 40-year career, property developer and architect Albert J. Socol has never lost money for his investors. Even on those projects where the market took a dive, Socol’s company, Modulor Development Group, took the financial hit to protect its investors. “The whole purpose of this thing is making money for your investors,” Socol says. “If your investors don’t make money, you’re not going to have them come back.” Socol’s reputation for integrity and transparency helped him emerge from the recession with a new company, SUMMA Development Group, and a new residential high-rise project, Orlando’s CitiTower.

Molfetta 1414 FacadeThe Molfetta companies strive to meet their clients’ project goals.

By Alan Dorich

When clients turn to Molfetta Corp. and Molfetta Concrete Co., they like to have them involved at the very beginning of their projects. This is true “even when they’re getting schematics and approvals, so we can be part of the design,” Partner Brian Mazzei says.

371 7180 CROP OUT NOW LEASING BANNER ON THE SIDE copyLM Construction has built a positive reputation in the Las Vegas commercial market by identifying with its clients’ needs.

By Jim Harris

Larry Monkarsh believes in taking an empathetic approach with clients. “We see things through the eyes of the person walking through the door,” he says. “We identify with what they’re trying to do (in their business), I’ve personally seen the highs and lows of the market and understand what it takes to be an entrepreneur investing your own money into a new or existing business.”

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