MG2

Shaping Cities around the World

MG2 is one of the largest architecture firms in America and one of the top retail design firms in the world. The 45-year-old firm partners with businesses around the globe to deliver transformative architecture, planning, interior design, brand strategy, and consulting services. MG2 operates out of offices in Seattle, Washington, Irvine, California, Washington, DC, and Shanghai, China.

MG2
Altius

Raising the Bar

Altius Architecture embraces the benefits of the custom design-build in a complete and collaborative approach to architecture. With work that spans the entire province of Ontario, Altius is just as busy in cottage country as it is in downtown Toronto. We spoke with one of its principals, Graham Smith, who brings forth a good argument for his company’s way of thinking.

Altius Architecture
SupremeMetro

Three Decades of Success

Jason E. Ciavarro founded Supreme Metro Corporation in 1988 with no more than a $500 loan from his father and a can-do attitude. The New Jersey native wasn’t afraid of hard work, or of taking chances—lessons he learned from his father, a mechanical engineer turned farmer.

Supreme Metro Corp
Dechant

A Family Business Driven by Uncompromised Values

Dechant Construction Ltd. is celebrating over 40 years of family ownership and operation. The company started with its headquarters in High Level, Alberta but now has additional offices in Edmonton, Alberta, Fort McMurray, Alberta, and Fort Nelson, British Columbia. Dechant Construction Ltd. has grown to become a well known heavy civil and oil field construction contractor, operating throughout Northern Alberta and northeastern British Columbia.

Dechant Construction
GI_ModernMaterials

Modern Materials

When most people think of building materials, one of the first to come to mind is concrete. The mixture of water, cement, and aggregates has been used worldwide for thousands of years and continues to be an integral part of construction years after the Egyptians used it as a building material to create concrete columns, many of which still exist 3,600 years after they were made.

What’s New in the Construction Industry
LEI

Invest In Your People and They Will Invest In You

LEI Home Enhancements sells windows, siding, gutters and doors for homes throughout the US, but primarily in the Midwest. Although founded only a few years ago, LEI’s growth has been spectacular, made all the more impressive by its unique methods…

LEI
Decoustics

Manufacturing Reality

Few things in life are more satisfying than making someone’s vision turn into reality, and few companies realize this like Decoustics. A world-respected manufacturer of custom interior architectural acoustical ceiling panels, wall panels, and the revolutionary LightFrame© translucent fabric system, for over 40 years the Toronto-area business has remained the industry leader, with its visually stunning and practical designs showcased everywhere from airports to auditoriums, universities, offices, casinos, hotels, and many other locations.

Decoustics
HighReachCompany

ALWAYS WITHIN REACH

Located in Florida, High Reach 2 is an independently owned and operated construction equipment rental company specializing in aerial work platforms. More specifically, it offers boom lifts, scissor lifts, and rough terrain telescopic forklifts.

High Reach Company
GI_OnLeadingEdge

On the Leading Edge

In 2016, Timetric – a leader in providing market data, analysis, and advisory services to clients in the construction, mining, insurance, financial services, and wealth management sectors – surveyed 150 construction industry executives. The report was released in November and consists of input from professionals such as architects, contractors, and surveyors, among others.

The Emerging Technology of Construction
MacuchSteel

A Family of Steel

Macuch Steel has been a leader in the steel fabrication industry since 1948. Over the past 68 years, the company has grown and expanded to include a family of companies specializing in structural steel fabrication, detailing, erection, and more. Macuch Steel President Gary Cowart shared with us about the company’s services as well as its history and plans for the future.

Macuch Steel and Shewmake Steel Erection