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Crain Construction: New Website, Same Elevated Approach
In many ways, our new website is a reflection of our commitment to building relationships and structures that last a lifetime, while embracing the changes and innovation that come with growth. Here are a few ways in which our website was designed with our values and unique approach in mind.

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

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...

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

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...

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Project Spotlight: Nashville 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
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,...

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Crain Construction: New Website, Same Elevated Approach

In many ways, our new website is a reflection of our commitment to building relationships and structures that last a lifetime, while embracing the changes and innovation that come with growth. Here are a few ways in which our website was designed with our values and unique approach in mind.

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Crain Construction named as finalist for NBJ's Best in Business 2022

(NASHVILLE, TN) — The Nashville Business Journal has selected Michael Rankin, President & CEO of Crain Construction, as a finalist for the NBJ’s 2022 Best in Business Awards. Each year, the Business Journal collects nominations and questionnaires for the area’s top leaders. Submissions are reviewed by an independent panel of judges grading the organization’s culture,...

The Best Retail Contractors in Franklin
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...

Newly Developed Specialty Dental Headquarters
Crain to build new headquarters for speciality dental brands

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Crain Construction is building out a new headquarters for Specialty Dental Brands in a former lumber mill at 5320 Centennial Blvd. Built in 1940s, the two-story structure was gutted and redeveloped in 2019 for office space. Crain Construction crews will be building out 15,000-plus square feet of space with 26-foot-high ceilings on...

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