Giving Back to Nashville: How Crain Construction Gets Involved in the Community

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  Crain Construction was built on a foundation of prioritizing people over profits and community over competition. While this has obvious implications for how we work alongside clients during a construction project, it also impacts the way we serve those around us. Giving back isn’t just something we do, it’s part of who we are. […]

Navigating Nashville’s Commercial Construction Growth: Technology & Trends

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After being recognized as the next big “IT city” by the New York Times nearly a decade ago, Nashville has experienced monumental growth commercially and residentially. Large companies such as Oracle and Amazon have built a major presence in the city, and both small and mid-size businesses have launched hundreds of commercial construction projects.  Last […]

Crain Construction: New Website, Same Elevated Approach

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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.

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

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(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, […]

Dream Team Transforms Parking Space Into Park for a Day

Crain Volunteers Dream Team Transforms Parking Space Into Park

Crain Construction, Smith Gee Studio and ORI teamed to create a temporary public park in Germantown as part of the Civic Design Center’s annual PARK(ing) Day on Sept. 18. PARK(ing) Day explores ways parking spaces can be transformed into creative public space and calls attention to the need for more parks and open urban space. This year participants […]

Crain Volunteers Team with Rebuilding Together on Critical Renovation

Crain Volunteers working on a kitchen installation

Crain Construction volunteers turned their focus from commercial construction to a kitchen renovation so a Nashville homeowner can finally cook her favorite meals safely and independently. The weekend project is part of Crain Construction’s community give-back commitment and an ongoing tradition of teaming with Rebuilding Together Nashville to make critical home repairs for seniors and low-income homeowners so […]