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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Crain Construction is beginning sitework for Hill Center Greenwood, H. G. Hill Realty Company’s new $21.8 million multi-use development in East Nashville that will include a Publix grocery store. The 72,830-square-foot development spans 5.3 acres located at the intersection of Gallatin Ave. and...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Planet Fitness TN LLC has teamed with Crain Construction Inc. to build 14 facilities over six years across Tennessee. The new centers are a result of the growing popularity and rapid nationwide expansion of Planet Fitness, and of the general contractor’s ability...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Two Crain Construction projects were recognized with 2019 Excellence in Construction Awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors – Greater Tennessee Chapter. Second Harvest Food Bank’s western distribution center won an Eagle Award for the general contractor. The Hilton Cool Springs hotel Crain Construction built for Chartwell Hospitality won...

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–Crain Construction Inc. has hired construction veteran Mark Babicki as a superintendent with the general contracting firm. He is currently working on the 175-room Element by Westin Nashville hotel Crain Construction is building at oneC1TY. A Chicago native, Babicki moved to Nashville two years ago to...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Scott Ellis has joined Crain Construction Inc. as a project engineer and is currently working with the general contractor’s Staybridge Suites and Southeast Venture headquarters projects. The Middle Tennessee native gained experience with a national general contractor and a governmental water utility district where...

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Crain Construction Inc. has added two experienced superintendents to the general contracting firm. J.R. Howell has four decades of experience with new build, renovation and build-out projects for healthcare, retail and industrial clients across the Southeast and the Southwest. He is currently serving as...

ALPHARETTA, GA– Crain Construction Inc. and Chartwell Hospitality LLC are teaming again to build a new 249-room Hilton Hotel in Georgia’s Fulton County, similar to the full-service Hilton they finished last summer in Franklin, Tenn. “The Hilton Franklin was a prototype,” said James Williams, Crain Construction...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. –– Crain Construction is starting grading and foundation work for a 175-room Element by Westin Nashville hotel at oneC1TY that will be built green from the ground up. The six-story, mixed-use building will anchor the oneC1TY entrance near Charlotte Avenue on the 28/31st Connector. It will...

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Crain Construction Inc. is building a 10-story, 193-room TownePlace Suites by Marriott on Charlotte Avenue, just west of Interstate 40, near downtown Nashville. Sitework is underway and includes removing three existing buildings and doing minor grading on the .66-acre site at 1500 Charlotte Ave.,...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Crain Construction Inc. was recognized for its corporate volunteerism during Hands On Nashville’s 33rd Annual Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Awards. Crain Construction was one of three finalists in the corporate volunteerism category, which “pays tribute to businesses that have robust employee volunteer programs with high levels...