Where Expertise Meets Luxury

UPA Construction Group is a contracting company specializing in the development of multi-family residential communities, high-rises, resorts, and hotels. It is headquartered in Reno, Nevada and provides services in the United States and Canada.

UPA Construction Group

Building Better Cities – One Green Space at a Time

Christy Webber, President and CEO of Chicago-based Christy Webber Landscapes, has a remarkable story to tell of how she turned a student job cutting grass into a multimillion-dollar landscaping business, front and center in the “Greening of Chicago.”

Christy Webber Landscapes

Small Enough to Listen, Large Enough to Deliver

David Mitchell Company provides general contracting for commercial businesses and specializes in hotel, corporate, and dental office improvement. Periodically, it also works in residential and civil construction. David Mitchell can control the quality and schedule of a project with its in-house millwork shop and installation crew. The company’s over sixty years of experience has established a reputation as a trustworthy partner that is capable of producing a high-quality project.

David Mitchell Company

Superior Quality, Superior Service

This is our second feature on Matcom, an industrial machinery moving company in business for over 40 years. Since our first article in 2016, the company located in Vaughan, Ontario has achieved significant growth and positive changes. We spoke with President Matt Rix and discussed his role in the company which is achieving new levels of excellence.


This Employee-Owned Firm is Growing Rapidly

Haldeman Homme, Inc., a rapidly-expanding Minneapolis-based business, boasts soaring revenues and new branches across the U.S. The company (whose name is pronounced ‘Homie’) is totally employee-owned; workers share in the firm’s profits and decision-making process. “We consider ourselves a specialty contractor, dealing mostly with interior specialty products,” President Ron Johnson says.

Haldeman Homme

Construction Software Company is Expanding its Reach

The story of Applied Systems Associates, Inc., (aSa) began with innovation nearly 50 years ago when the power of computer software was nothing like it is today. Founder Jim Leib developed a software solution for the reinforcing steel industry that produced an immediate impact. That impact has only grown through a culture that rewards teamwork, continuous improvement, and reliability.

Applied Systems Associates (aSa)

Making Construction a Stronger Industry

This year, the Construction Industry Ethics and Compliance Initiative (CIECI) is celebrating its tenth anniversary as a leading non-profit organization dedicated to improving the compliance and ethics practices of the construction industry. Members are leading construction industry companies that are dedicated to the highest standards of ethical behavior.

Construction Industry Ethics and Compliance Initiative (CIECI)

Exceeding Expectations

Kern Steel Fabrications, Inc., of Bakersfield, California, is a structural steel fabricator providing services to a wide range of industries. NuSteel Fabricators, Inc. is a subsidiary company offering similar services out of Childersburg, Alabama, near Birmingham. Together, these companies provide fabricated steel products and services from coast to coast.

Kern Steel Fabrication

Redefining the Building Envelope

Island Exterior Fabricators is proud to bring new expertise to building envelopes. I spoke with Ed Harms, managing partner at both its headquarters and Calverton, New York and Kyle Birchall, its business developer in Boston, Massachusetts.

Island Exterior Fabricators

German Design and Ingenuity

Since 1958, the name Putzmeister has been synonymous with quality. The Putzmeister Group was founded in Germany and is a global leader in manufacturing innovative, exceptionally reliable, long-lasting equipment for concrete and material placing clients in construction, mining, power station, sewage treatment, waste incinerator, tunnel construction, and other large-scale industrial project sectors.

Putzmeister America

Housing Affordability

Affordable housing generally refers to the average cost of housing that can be maintained financially by a middle income earner. However, depending on the housing market you find yourself in, your income bracket, your desire to rent or own, the size of the dwelling required, and the age and condition of the structure, the meaning of the term ‘affordable’ varies.

April 3, 2020, 12:46 AM EDT