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NASHVILLE, Tenn. —Michael Rankin, Crain Construction president/CEO, recently participated in a panel discussion about the lingering effects of COVID-19 on the construction industry. Following are some takeaways from this discussion. What permanent changes might the industry see after COVID-19? There will be a renewed emphasis...

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — Crain Construction is renovating Lexus of Cool Springs, an auto dealership the general contractor built from the ground up 22 years ago. During the 30-year relationship, Crain Construction has worked on multiple projects for Performance Automotive. The most recent project for the repeat...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — These are unusual times. Unchartered waters. Nashville Mayor John Cooper has deemed construction an essential business during the coronavirus Safer at Home order. Our Crain Construction team is staying optimistic and approaching the coronavirus as business as usual — with extra precautions...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. —Crain Construction Inc. has hired Brittany Earlie as Director of Business Development for the general contractor. A Nashville native, Earlie has more than a dozen years of experience in design, sales and development working with architects, designers, developers and builders. “Brittany brings a collaborative spirit,...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Building on top of a sewer tunnel can be a challenge, and intentional planning is crucial when the tunnel is 100-plus years old, runs the length of the site and is 11 feet in diameter where the structure straddles it. Crain Construction confronted...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — General contractor Crain Construction Inc. has added two project engineers to the firm. Will Compton is a project engineer on the TownePlace Suites hotel Crain Construction is building on Charlotte Avenue. Compton has solid field knowledge and office management experience. He has managed...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Crain Construction volunteers sorted 8,991 pounds of frozen food at Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee last week as part of the company’s ongoing community give-back program. Working in the freezer area, the 14-member crew sorted meats, vegetables and desserts that will...

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...