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The 5 W’s – Albion – April 2018 Edition

WHO WE’RE FOLLOWING ON SOCIAL MEDIA Are you following us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn? We share updates regularly on these regarding our projects, our people, our city, and our industry! Here are a few of our favorite follows: @AtlBizChron @MBStadium @CityofAtlanta WHAT WE’RE UP TO We’re getting started on the Academic Core Renovation at…

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Albion Presents Make-A-Wish With Annual Donation

Several years ago, Albion adopted the Make-A-Wish Foundation as our charitable donation recipient. A donation is made each year on behalf of the employees. We were fortunate to have presented our donation to Make-A-Wish Georgia last week.   Business Development Manager, Laura Garrett; Executive Vice President, Brian Newsome; and President, Kim Newsome present Make-A-Wish Georgia…

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Project at North Cobb Senior Center Complete

We are so excited to have just completed our project at the North Cobb Senior Center in Acworth, Georgia. Cobb County awarded Albion, in partnership with architectural firm Croft and Associates, the renovation and expansion of the North Cobb Senior Center. The center served as the first combination multipurpose and neighborhood center in the area.…

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Albion Busy on West Georgia Campus

Albion recently completed a number of projects on the University of West Georgia campus in Carrollton, Georgia. Recent projects included updates to the eCore campus at the Murphy Building, office renovations at Pafford Hall, restroom updates at the Townsend Center for Performing Arts, and renovations on the second floor of the Murphy Building. The scope…

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Albion Cleans Up at 2018 AGC Build Georgia Awards

Albion is thrilled to announce the results of the  2018 AGC Build Georgia Awards Program! We entered three projects that were completed in 2017 that bring us great pride. Our project at Georgia State University – Alpharetta Campus: Student Labs & Learning Center earned first place in its construction group. You can read more about…

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2018 Ron Amerson Awards

Each year, AGC-GA asks for nominations for the Ron Amerson Supervisors’ Safety Award. The program is designed to recognize AGC-GA members’ field supervisors for “outstanding contribution to safety on their job sites.” The criteria for recipients is based on safety incidence rates for individual supervisors in conjunction with actual man-ours directly supervised by each employee.…

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The Key Reasons Projects Fail

The following is an excerpt from Albion Executive Vice President Brian Newsome’s White Paper, “Key Reasons Project Fail.” THE NIGHTMARE SCENARIO Imagine a construction project gone terribly, terribly wrong. Delays piling up on delays, budget busted, the general contractor, architect and subcontractors all at loggerheads, nothing getting finished, and everyone pointing fingers at everyone else.…

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Around Albion – An Update

It’s been a little while since we’ve updated our blog, but we hope that each and every one of you enjoyed the holiday season and your 2018 is off to a great start. We are excited about the way 2017 ended and excited for all that is on the horizon for Albion in 2018. 2017…

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Albion Attends AGC Georgia Conference in Pinehurst, North Carolina

Representatives from Albion’s team attended the annual Fall Leadership Conference for AGC Georgia in Pinehurst, North Carolina. The conference is an opportunity for chapter members to join other members for education, recreation, and networking in a different setting. Attendees had the chance to attend leadership development seminars in the morning and enjoy the   resort…

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Albion Represented at GASFA Fall Conference

The 2017 GASFA Fall Conference took place September 24-26 in Jekyll Island, Georgia. GASFA, or the Georgia Association of State Facilities Administrators, is Georgia’s state affiliate of the National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA). NASFA and its state affiliates represent the professionals of state facility departments of administration, transportation, real estate, parks, corrections, human…

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Albion EVP Brian Newsome's WhitePaper