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 […]

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 […]

Crain to build ferrari dealership for middle tennessee

Crain's Ferrari Site Sign Board

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The list of high-profile company relocations and expansions in Nashville is growing, but auto enthusiasts and economic development officials alike are cheering the announcement of a Ferrari dealership coming to Music City. Securing a Ferrari dealership indicates Nashville is rising in the ranks of other major cities around the world that can […]

Continual challenges can’t stop the Element hotel project

Crain worker at construction site

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Neither delayed materials, workers out with the virus or a Christmas Day bombing could stop construction on Element Nashville Vanderbilt West End hotel. There was a domino effect of continual challenges while Crain Construction was building the 175-room, 6-story hotel at oneC1TY. So, our team adapted and changed the construction process. A […]

Team overcomes soil issues, materials delay with planning and flexibiity

Hilton Hotel

ALPHARETTA, GA. — Soil issues, delayed materials and COVID-19 challenged Crain Construction while teaming with Chartwell Hospitality LLC to build a new Hilton Hotel in Georgia’s Fulton County. Extreme planning and flexibility kept the project moving forward. With some modifications, the 249-room, eight-story hotel is based on the full-service prototype Hilton Hotel the team built […]

Crain Construction adds project engineer

Lora Markem, Project Engineer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Commercial construction development and design veteran Lora Markem has joined Crain Construction Inc. as a project engineer. A Dickson County native, Markem has 26 years of experience in construction project management and design development in Middle Tennessee. She holds a degree in architectural engineering technology from Nashville State Technical Institute (now known […]

Crain Construction underway with 27th Publix project

Publix at Windsong construction site

GALLATIN, Tenn. — Crain Construction is the general contractor for a new 48,387-square-foot Publix grocery store in the Windsong retail development at the northeast corner of State Route 109 and South Water Avenue in Gallatin. Publix will be the lead anchor tenant of the center, which will offer shopping, dining options and services to meet […]