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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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Construction Management Major Becoming More Popular

A recent U.S. News article spoke to the rise in popularity of the Construction Management major. The article’s author, Delece Smith-Barrow, covers education for U.S. News. Smith-Barrow writes that “Construction trades had the largest percentage increase in enrollment at four-year institutions between spring 2016 and spring 2017 – 26.4 percent.” This was according to a…

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Albion Launches New Website

Welcome to the new world wide web home of Albion! We hope you’re enjoying the change(s) as much as we are! After months of branding meetings, workshops, and decision making, we are absolutely thrilled to reveal our new look. The long overdue change comes after receiving feedback from those whose opinions we trust most –…

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Albion Breaks Ground on Two Exciting Projects

Albion is elated to announce the kick-off of two projects: the Atlanta Motorsports Park Kart Racing Centre and the Columbus Technical College Pratt and Whitney Quick Start Training Center. Both Atlanta Motorsports Park and Columbus Technical College are repeat clients, and our resume with both include award-winning projects. The Atlanta Motorsports Park Kart Racing Centre…

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The Key Reasons Projects Fail

Albion EVP Brian Newsome's WhitePaper