Considering a Job in Construction? Here’s What it’s Like to Work at Crain

job in construction

Commercial construction is a growing industry with a vibrant workforce with over 10 million employees in the US alone. As a result of the growth in our industry, there is incredible potential if you’re looking for a job in construction. Working in construction allows you to learn a variety of skills and to work in […]

Executive Spotlight: An Interview with Michael Rankin, President of Crain Construction

Micheal-Rankin

The skyline of Nashville continues to change, but among the crowd of cranes and new buildings remains a familiar fixture. Founded in 1933, Crain Construction has executed hundreds of projects across Music City. At the heart of the company, it’s not the projects or profit that continue propelling business, but the people you’ll find at […]

Project Spotlight: Nashville Ferrari Dealership

Ferrari Dealership

When it came time to select a Ferrari dealership contractor to help them construct the new state-of-the-art showroom in Nashville, Dream Motors Group found a powerful alignment with Crain Construction’s commitment to quality work. Ferrari has built a reputation on innovative design and ambitious craftsmanship, and those values are echoed at Crain.   Crain Construction has […]

Turnip Truck Midtown

Crain Construction is proud to partner with the Turnip Truck to build their latest location in the heart of Midtown, Nashville. The locally-owned grocery chain will open its fourth and largest location in mid-2023 in Vanderbilt’s new graduate and professional student housing development. Situated in the heart of Midtown Nashville between Lyle and 20th Avenue, […]

The Best Retail Contractors in Franklin

Crain Construction was recently named one of the best retail contractors in Franklin, TN by General Contractors Magazine. General Contractors Magazine is a national online magazine celebrating the best general contractors across America. Winners for the best retail contractors in Franklin were selected based on their project history, awards, and affiliations.    Read the full […]

The Best Multifamily Contractors in Middle TN

Crain Construction was recently named one of the best multi-family contractors in Nashville, TN by General Contractors Magazine. General Contractors Magazine is a national online magazine celebrating the best general contractors across America. Winners for the best multifamily contractors in Nashville were selected based on their project history, awards, and affiliations.    Read the full […]

NBJ Fast 50

Crain Construction was recognized as one of the 50 fastest growing private companies in Nashville, TN in 2021 by the Nashville Business Journal. The annual list was developed by ranking Nashville’s private companies by revenue in 2020 to determine the 100 largest. Those companies were then ranked by the fastest-growing based on revenue growth from […]

New Hire Announcement

Crain Construction is proud to welcome Lora Markem as a project engineer for the Nashville-based contractor. Markem has 26 years of experience in construction project management and design development in Middle Tennessee. Her experience includes design development, project management, preconstruction, property due diligence, permitting, subcontractor coordination, value engineering and owner/developer risk assessment and management.   […]

Turnip Truck 2020 (Award Winner)

Crain Construction was honored to partner with Turnip Truck on the construction of their award-winning commercial renovation project in West Nashville, TN. The all-natural and organic products grocery store opened its third location in the fall of 2020 at 5001 Charlotte Ave. in Sylvan Park. Upon completion of the project, Crain Construction was recognized with […]