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Brian Newsome, Albion EVP

Albion Planning for Busy October

October 2018

October is shaping up to be a busy month for Albion! Our Executive Vice President, Brian Newsome, will be on the road for the next few weeks. Look for him at the following events: Compass Design & Construction Summit – Charlotte, North Carolina (October 16-17, 2018) Compass Group,  the leading foodservice and support services company,…

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Insight into Atlanta’s Craft Labor Shortage

August 2018

The SaportaReport, which provides insights on Atlanta from veteran journalists, posted an interesting article featuring guest columnist Kevin Kuntz. Kuntz is the president of the Southeast Division of McCarthy Building Co., Inc. and president of the Associated General Contractors of Georgia.  Kuntz’s article ‘Solving Atlanta’s craft labor shortage: Changing perceptions, continuing education” can be found…

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D.J. & Laura

Albion Attends YLP Kick-Off Event & Build Expo

July 2018

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

July 2018

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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Justin Robinson - Albion

Albion Employee Spotlight: Justin Robinson

June 2018

“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

June 2018

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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SB 3 Signing Ceremony

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

May 2018

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

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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the Albion team reviewing a document

The 5 W’s – Albion – Spring Edition

April 2018

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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Project at North Cobb Senior Center Complete

April 2018

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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