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Illinois construction company expands Southwest division office to support industrial growth

Phoenix Business Journal Tim Hanifin, President of Graycor Construction Company, spoke with the Phoenix Business Journal about current challenges and opportunities in the Valley: What led to the recent promotions for the Southwest division of Graycor? We believe strongly in growing our business by growing our people. Simultaneous to that, we certainly have an abundance of opportunity in our office
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The 15 coolest offices in Metro Phoenix for 2021

AZ Big Media This administrative and engineering building infuses elements of outer space within a Sonoran Desert context. Gradient hues represent the layers between space and earth, and a suspended satellite hovers above the main lobby. A 300-seat subdivisible meeting space, on-site cafe and outdoor patio support collaboration, while frosted glass doors, suspended acoustical tiles and re-imagined workstations
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NAIOP Arizona members’ projects to watch

AZ Big Media Glendale 303 (G303) is a Class A industrial project that, at build-out, will offer up to 1.2 million SF in the booming Loop 303 corridor in Glendale, Arizona. Fronting the Loop 303, G303 will run between Glendale Avenue and Bethany Home Road. It will be constructed in two phases – with two buildings each totaling
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Technology in Industrial Facility Construction and Operations

Construction Executive From BIM and laser scanning to mobile apps and drones, technology is impacting the planning, construction and operation of industrial facilities. Keeping up with the latest developments can be difficult—but part of successfully adapting to change is understanding what’s new and taking steps to integrate useful technologies into company culture and workflow. Whether it’s using
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Achieve Alignment On Capital Projects

Construction Executive Graycor Southern’s Shawn Buchanan and Brian Gallagher authored an article that recently appeared in Construction Executive. Achieve Alignment on Capital Projects addresses how achieving alignment early in the project process and result in predictable outcomes. Achieve Alignment on Capital Projects Industrial, power and process construction projects face a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Each plant, unit, process
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Technology In Industrial Facility Construction And Operations

Construction Executive Graycor’s Weston Tanner recently addressed the use of technology in industrial facility construction in an article, Technology in Industrial Facility Construction and Operations that appeared in Construction Executive. From BIM and laser scanning to mobile apps and drones, technology is impacting the planning, construction and operation of industrial facilities. Keeping up with the latest developments can be difficult—but
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Tips to Improve Quality Management in Construction

Construction Executive Graycor Southern’s Shawn Buchanan recently authored Tips to Improve Quality Management in Construction in Construction Executive. Before a company can have good quality control processes, it must have a good quality management system (QMS). That is, optimal processes and procedures must be solidly identified, addressing internal and external risk. Only then can discrete steps be taken to achieve
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How To Ensure Quality In Construction

Construction Executive Graycor Southern’s Shawn Buchanan recently authored, How to Ensure Quality in Construction in Construction Executive. Quality doesn’t happen by accident. It is the result of a series of decisions and deliberate steps. Moreover, it represents the cumulative effect of individual actions, all of which must be supported by a culture committed to consistent process implementation and continuous improvement.
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Assembling a Skilled Workforce in 2020 and Beyond

Power Magazine Graycor Southern’s Brian Gallagher recently authored an article that appeared in Power Magazine. Assembling a Skilled Workforce in 2020 and Beyond discusses how owners and contractors can align efforts to create a talent pipeline to build a strong workforce. Assembling a Skilled Workforce in 2020 and Beyond The U.S. labor force—like every area of life—has been greatly affected by
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Strategies For Adapting To Disruption In The Construction Industry

Construction Executive Graycor Southern’s Brian Gallagher recently authored Strategies for Adapting to Disruption in the Construction Industry in Construction Executive. The Harvard Business Review introduced the concept of disruption as early as 1995. The authors’ insight was that small companies can successfully challenge larger incumbents by targeting market segments that are being overlooked, often offering their product at a low price point. Those
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Restarting Delayed Capital Projects

Area Development COVID-19 disrupted many aspects of life, including causing owners to temporarily halt planning and construction of capital projects. Even projects that were well under way suddenly experienced shut-downs as companies navigated health and safety concerns, encountered supply chain problems, and re-evaluated priorities in the face of market uncertainty. Graycor Southern recently authored this article that