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Brian & Kim Newsome

The Untold Story of Albion

May 2018

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

May 2018

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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Albion Presents Make-A-Wish With Annual Donation

April 2018

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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Albion Cleans Up at 2018 AGC Build Georgia Awards

March 2018

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

March 2018

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

February 2018

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

January 2018

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

November 2017

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

October 2017

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 Launches New Website

August 2017

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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