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Albion Attends YLP Kick-Off Event & Build Expo

Albion’s Business Development Manager, Laura Garrett, is often on the go. She attends many conferences, expos, and is a member of various industry groups and organizations in the Atlanta area. Most recently, Laura attended the AGC Young Leadership Program (YLP) Kick-Off Event and the Atlanta Build Expo. Laura has been a member of the AGC’s…

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Construction Employment Reaches 10-Year High

Last week, the Associated General Contractors of America published an article highlighting the boost in construction related employment but warned against the threats of future growth. Per the article, posted here, construction employment has reached a 10-year high with the industry adding 13,000 jobs in June alone. 282,000 jobs have been added for the year…

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The 5 W’s – Albion – Summer 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! We’re loving following Clayton State’s updates regarding their Academic Core Renovation. The athletic department also shares a ton of updates. Clayton State Athletics on…

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Albion Employee Spotlight: Justin Robinson

“Hire really good, smart people, and get out of their way.” – Brian Newsome, Albion Executive Vice President You may remember this quote from our blog post: “The Untold Story of Albion.” In light of Brian’s ability to find and retain the industry’s top talent, I wanted to spotlight our incredible team here at Albion. Each…

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Todd & Will Receiving AGC Award for GSU Alpharetta Labs

Albion Honored By AGC-GA, DBIA-SE, and CMAA-SAC

As we near the end of ‘awards season’,  we wanted to take this opportunity to congratulate the individuals and companies that made so many of our projects major successes this past year. Our projects were recognized by the Associated General Contractors of Georgia, the Construction Management Association of America – South Atlantic Chapter, and the…

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Albion Busy in Commercial Construction Market

The difference that Albion brings to the commercial construction industry is the experience-driven approach we offer. At Albion, everything is driven by experience – the experience of our staff and the experience clients should expect from us. Our team is filled with seasoned vets and leaders in their field. They bring expertise and value-added solutions…

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SB 3 Signing Ceremony

Senate Bill 3: Creating Opportunities Needed Now to Expand Credentialed Training (CONNECT) Act

On Wednesday, March 14th, the state Senate unanimously voted 51-0 to adopt the conference committee report for Senate Bill 3 (SB3). The bill’s purpose is to identify critical workforce needs and provide students with opportunities to earn industry credentials in those fields. The bill links education and workforce development by combining skills-based learning and academic instruction.…

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Brian & Kim Newsome

The Untold Story of Albion

It’s a normal morning at Albion when I sit down with Executive Vice President and Co-Owner, Brian Newsome. The phone is buzzing, and you can hear bits of an old country song coming from someone’s office. Drawings are sprawled out across shiny white countertops, and project managers are pacing around on their phones. I pull…

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Academic Core Renovation at Clayton State Underway

Albion was awarded the role of General Contractor for the Academic Core Renovation (Phase II) project at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia. Our team is hard at work on the renovations and mechanical upgrades to six buildings on campus. These buildings include the Arts and Sciences Building, the Lecture Hall, Magnolia Hall, the Library,…

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The 5 W’s – Albion – Spring 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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