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CAMDEN, Tenn. -- Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and Crain Construction Inc. broke ground on a new $3.6 million food distribution center in Benton County on December 18. Nashville-based general contractor Crain Construction will build the 26,000-square-foot facility at 249 Benton Industrial Road in Camden. When completed in summer of 2018, Second Harvest will store shelf-stable, frozen and perishable food items and have an area where volunteers can sort and process product. “This distribution center will...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Three Crain Construction projects were recognized with 2017 Excellence in Construction Awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors – Greater Tennessee Chapter. Crain Construction projects honored were: Aertson Midtown, a 17-story, 800,000-square-foot mixed-use urban development covering two acres near the Vanderbilt University campus; The Chelsea, a 79-unit urban apartment building featuring a custom art mural made from 3,092 pieces of lap siding; and 2963 Sidco Drive, an adaptive reuse project that transformed a...

FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Crain Construction Inc. and Chartwell Hospitality LLC celebrated today the topping out of a new 244-room, eight-story Hilton Hotel in Cool Springs, just off I-65 and Carothers Parkway. The Hilton Franklin/Cool Springs is on schedule for completion next summer. Crain Construction is the general contractor for the Hilton that is being developed by Chartwell Hospitality. "We've completed more than 70 projects in Williamson County but this is the first time Chartwell Hospitality and Crain Construction...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Justin Stephenson has joined the preconstruction team at Crain Construction, Inc. Stephenson has worked in the construction industry in the Washington, D.C. area and in Nashville as an estimator, office engineer and a project engineer on parking garages, office buildings, institutional and health care facilities ranging from $20 million to $100 million. He holds a bachelor's degree in construction management from Brigham Young University. "Justin brings a positive energy and passion to the Crain...

 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Crain Construction Inc. received an Excellence in Development award from the Urban Land Institute Nashville District Council (ULI Nashville) for transforming a warehouse into Class A office space. Through an adaptive reuse project, Crain Construction was part of the team that converted a former warehouse at 2963 Sidco Drive into office space for c3/consulting and for the general contractor’s new headquarters. Crain Construction built the original warehouse in 1959. The warehouse transformation won a...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Crain Construction Inc. is relocating its offices to a Sidco Drive warehouse the general contractor built in 1959 and recently renovated. On March 25, the general contractor will move into its new headquarters at 2963 Sidco Drive, Suite 110. Crain Construction has renovated the warehouse in several phases. It recently completed a 20,000-square-foot build out for c3/consulting and then 7,000 square feet of space for its new home. The warehouse to office conversion is...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Brent McGee has joined Crain Construction, Inc. as a project manager. His diverse resume includes serving as project manager or superintendent for Class A office, tenant upfits, healthcare, municipal, parking and high-rise residential projects throughout the Southeast and Texas. “Brent has a nuts-and-bolts view of putting buildings together,” said Michael Rankin, president of Crain Construction. “He brings attention to detail and a commitment to quality and safety on all of his projects and is...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – – Crain Construction, Inc. has hired Kyle O’Leary as the general contracting firm’s director of human resources. O’Leary will focus on talent acquisition, training and development for Crain Construction. “Kyle brings energy and experience developing progressive and engaging human resources strategies,” said Michael Rankin, president of Crain Construction. “He has a good understanding of our culture and we’re excited to welcome him to the team.” Previously, the middle Tennessee native held human resources positions with...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Lewis Rankin, recently retired CEO of Crain Construction Inc., was presented a custom wood art item with milestones achieved during his leadership. Rankin retired after 44 years of leading the company through office relocations, technology changes, a series of construction firsts and then successfully transitioning the leadership to the next generation in the Rankin family. Crain Construction President Michael Rankin (left in photo) made the presentation during a company gathering. # # #...