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Albion Renovates Student Center at Queens University

Albion recently completed renovations on the Student Center at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina. The summer project covered 10,859 square feet of renovations in the university’s central hub for students: Trexler Student Center. The enhancement consisted of an overhaul of the food court area. The new dining experience includes four new “micro-restaurants,’ specialty chefs,…

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Project at Hapeville Library Breaks Ground

In addition to the construction of the new Clayton County NW Branch Library and the Cobb County Switzer Library, Albion has officially broken ground on the construction of the Hapeville Library in Fulton County. Albion, along with Design Firm McMillan Pazdan Smith, was selected as the firm to provide Design-Build services to Fulton County for the…

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Albion Kicking Off New Project at University of North Georgia

Albion is thrilled to break ground on the Observatory Replacement at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, Georgia. Albion has partnered with Architecture Firm Warren Epstein & Associates, Architects, Inc. Principal and founder Warren M. Epstein has been in the private practice of architecture for over 55 years. Principal and president Kyle F. Epstein…

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Albion Completes Two Projects at Kennesaw State University

Albion recently completed two varying projects at Kennesaw State University. Recent enrollment, growth, and the expansion of programs on Kennesaw State University’s Marietta campus have increased the demand for student, staff, and faculty parking. KSU had an immediate need for additional parking spaces. This project added 300 new surface parking spaces for students, faculty, and…

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Albion Adds Another Library to Resume

In addition to the construction of the new Clayton County NW Branch Library and the Fulton County Hapeville Library, Albion is adding another library project to their work experience and docket for 2019. Cobb County awarded Albion, in partnership with design firm Clark Patterson Lee and library design specialist 720 Design, the renovation of Switzer…

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Albion Working on Multiple Projects at Florida International University

A team from Albion is currently working on a multi-faceted project at Florida International University in Miami, Florida. The project consists of renovations and construction of a library Starbucks, an on-campus Chick-fil-A, a campus Chilis, a Panera Cafe, updates to the stadium kitchen/bar, campus servery and dining area plus another Chick-fil-A. The Green Library Starbucks…

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Reflections on Avetta’s ‘Four Strategies for Building a Strong Construction Safety Culture’

I received an email from Lorman regarding a white paper on construction safety. The whitepaper, ” Four Strategies for Building a Strong Constructions Safety Culture”, is available as a free download here. We throw around the word ‘culture’ at Albion quite a bit. In addition to our day to day culture around the office and…

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Albion Hard at Work in Clayton County

Albion is currently managing two new construction projects in Clayton County. The two job sites are actually less than a mile from each other. Clayton County NW Branch Library The Clayton County Library System has six libraries located in the county and a total of 2,992 library programs and over half a million books. Albion…

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TCSG Rolls Out Mobile Welding Labs

An April 10 blog post on the Georgia Trend Blog highlighted the mobile welding labs rolled out by the Technical College System of Georgia. The post mentions Georgia’s ‘critical welder shortage’ as a catalyst for the innovative education environment. The Technical College System of Georgia, or TCSG, introduced four mobile welding labs with the goal…

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Constructuring & Its Recent Developments

By combining the words ‘construction’ and ‘manufacturing’, you get the process known as ‘constructuring.’ While constructuring may seem the same as prefabrication, prefabricaion is just one element of the constructuring process. Per Ian Howell, constructuring includes: sourcing raw materials to supply chain logistics, industrial design, creating integrated assemblies, prefabrication, quality control, inventory management, transportation, building,…

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