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.”

MIINC MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS 02MIINC has earned loyal clients such as Halliburton and Southwest Airlines Co.

By Alan Dorich

MIINC LP specializes in mechanical contracting, but its business always comes back to people, President William J. O’Dwyer says. “We all develop relationships in this business, which is not the easiest business in the world,” he admits.

A Secondino and SonA. Secondino & Son looks forward to many more years of public and private projects.

By Alan Dorich

After 121 years, A. Secondino & Son Inc. has become the second oldest company in Connecticut not only by constructing buildings, but building relationships, President and owner Alfred Secondino says. As part of this commitment, “We stand behind our products literally forever, long after the warranty has passed,” he says.

OdomOdom Construction specializes in drywall, metal framing and additional systems in Tennessee, Kentucky and south to Florida and Texas.

By Russ Gager

When general contractors hire Odom Construction Systems to install drywall or metal framing, they know they will receive high-quality work on time. “We try to use the fact that we can bring trained, skilled, effective labor to the jobsite,” CEO Billy Odom emphasizes. “We spend a lot of energy and money to protect our reputation. We are a very high-integrity company, and we choose to do the right thing, no matter what anyone else is doing in a given situation.”

A majority of Odom Construction Systems’ work is drywall and metal framing, along with some plastering, exterior insulation finish systems (EIFS) and masonry mostly in the Knoxville, Tenn., area. The company works from its headquarters in Knoxville throughout Tennessee, Kentucky and south to central Florida and Texas. 

RD Olson MarriottThe Irvine Spectrum Marriott will be ideal for work and leisure.

By Alan Dorich

R.D. Olson Construction has built a reputation for seeking out projects that will leave a legacy in their communities. “We continually look for projects that are above the norm,” President Bill Wilhelm says. “We are attracted to unique and challenging projects that create opportunities to forge direct relationships with their surrounding communities. This gives us the chance to not only deliver authentic, local experiences for guests, but to engage locals to enjoy properties’ public amenities, such as onsite restaurants, that are available to both guests and community members alike.”

Irvine Spectrum Marriott reflects R.D. Olson Construction’s focus on providing benefits to the community through its projects. Located in the heart of the Irvine Spectrum Center in Irvine, Calif., the 15-story hotel will be the first, full-service hotel project in the city in more than a decade.

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