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170 The Shore 195 Nelson Construction 216 Woodward's Redevelopment

The Shore mixed-use development in the Nelson Construction aims to be flexible to The redevelopment of a historic building in
Rainey Street neighborhood of Austin, complete a variety of projects. Its Glen Oaks Vancouver's east side is improving its sur-
Texas, is one of many urban in-fill projects storm water management project in Florida rounding area and will be a boon to the
slated for the area. recently was honored for its excellence. community's sustainability.

173 Vancouver Convention Centre 198 Helmark Steel Inc. 218 Whites Site Development Inc.
Expansion Helmark Steel is working on the East River Whites Site Development offers compre-
The $883 million expansion of the Vancouver Science Park project located along the East hensive services to customers throughout
Convention Centre will allow it to host larger River in Manhattan. Its extensive experience central Florida, focusing on fast-paced,
events, as well as generate more revenue in in the industry helped the company win this well-organized projects.
the region. It will also be a major facility for major project.
the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. 220 Amedore Homes
201 Gotham Construction – River Place Amedore Homes says fulfilling its clients'
176 SyWest Development II project dreams drives the company's success. A
SyWest focuses on relationships and mar- Gotham Construction is the construction family oriented firm, it says it works to meet
ket trends as it develops retail centers manager for River Place II, a $700 million, homeowners' 'family needs, desires and
throughout the West, relying on a tight-knit 58-story luxury high-rise development expectations.'
group of employees to lead the way. owned by Silverstein Properties. The proj-
ect is expected to be completed in 2009. 222 Gatehouse Capital
180 URS Corp. – Rose M. Singer Gatehouse Capital is the developer for the W
Detention Center 204 Babbit Neuman Construction Co. Inc. Hotel and Residences in Hollywood, Calif., at
Although it has the security challenges of Scott Babbit and Rick Neuman had a the famous intersection of Hollywood and
working inside a correctional facility, in addi- vision for their general contracting compa- Vine. The $600 million development took six
tion to normal construction difficulties, URS ny, and Babbit Neuman Construction Co. years to get off the ground.
Corp. uses communication and strategic Inc. has been successful through controlled
planning to keep its job running smoothly. growth since its inception. 224 Weaver Co.
Not satisfied with local subcontractors,
183 Key Constructors – Highway 61 207 Andres Construction Services South Carolina's Weaver Co. has taken the
project Andres Construction Services, based in do-it-yourself approach.The company was
The key to completing successful projects Dallas, boasts an 80 percent repeat client founded in 1979 by Marlon Weaver.
is to establish good relationships with own- rate. The company says its personalized
ers, general contractor Key Constructors and professional approach separates it 226 Western National Contractors
says. The company is working on the $32 from the competition. Clients come to Western National
million Highway 61 in Warren County, Miss. Contractors because of quality projects and
210 Zachry Construction Corp. the attention to detail it puts in each devel-
186 Orren Pickell Designers & Builders Zachry Construction – a construction and opment.
OPDB says it puts the homeowner's vision industrial maintenance company – has per-
first when building a home. It recently formed successful projects in the public 228 Granite Construction Co.
launched its IMAGINE showroom, which and private sector for more than 80 years. Despite a slowdown in public funding,
showcases 10 room settings that the com- Granite Construction Co. is still completing
pany offers. 212 Ajax Building Corp. – USF Centers high-profile projects. It has been recognized
for Advanced Healthcare by national groups and plans to complete
189 Hunter Roberts Construction Group As the construction manager for several more 'mega-projects' on the East Coast.
– Pennsylvania Division projects at the University of South Florida,
Hunter Roberts Construction Group is Ajax Building Corp. is providing the inter- 230 Henkel Construction Company
somewhat new to the construction market, face between education and science. Adaptability has helped Henkel
but has grown quickly. Its Pennsylvania divi- Construction establish representation
sion is building the new $55 million, Temple 214 Commercial Products Group throughout the upper Midwest.
University Tyler School of Art. Commercial Products Group made up of
five construction materials manufacturers, 232 Wabi Development
192 The Lathrop Company – The Shops takes advantage of the bevy of knowledge Wabi Development says it offers comprehen-
at Fallen Timbers project and experience each of its companies has sive general contracting and project manage-
The Lathrop Company is completing a in its field. It uses its expertise from its ment services to clients throughout North
750,000-square-foot open mall, The Shops operating units “to create synergies to America with an ability to meet or exceed the
at Fallen Timbers, in Maumee, Ohio. manufacture unique products.” most demanding requirements.