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Albion Leverages Brownfield Expertise for Atlanta Humane Society Project

May 2020

We recently shared that we have been operating as the Program Manager for the Atlanta Humane Society’s New Headquarters project. In our role as Program Manager, we recruited Leonard Diprima from United Consulting and Scott Laseter of KMCL Law to join our brownfield remediation team. This exceptional group guided the Atlanta Humane Society (AHS) through…

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UNG Observatory Replacement Coming Along

April 2020

You may remember from this post from the fall that highlighted an exciting project with Warren Epstein and Associates at the University of North Georgia. We are replacing the existing Observatory on the Dahlonega campus. The existing Observatory was a facility utilized for astronomy instructional labs, undergraduate and faculty research, joint research projects with the…

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Atlanta Humane Society and Albion Teaming Up For New Headquarters

April 2020

Albion is thrilled to announce our partnership with the Atlanta Humane Society. We are honored to be their chosen Program Manager for their new Atlanta headquarters. AHS will be moving from their Howell Mill location to a new location on Perry Boulevard. There are just two miles between the existing location and the new location.…

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Construction in Georgia

April 2020

We have found ourselves in an unprecedented time filled with fear, anxiety, and lots of unknown. While we continue to navigate these unchartered waters, we here at Albion would like to extend our deepest gratitude to those serving at the front lines and all essential workers. During this time, while much of the state of…

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Albion Completes Two Projects at Kennesaw State University

August 2019

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

July 2019

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

June 2019

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’

June 2019

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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TCSG Rolls Out Mobile Welding Labs

April 2019

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

March 2019

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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