Crain Construction Tag

NASHVILLE, Tenn.– Associated Builders and Contractors Greater Tennessee Chapter awarded Crain Construction Inc. a 2018 Excellence in Construction Eagle Award for its conversion of a dormant auditorium into a state-of-the-art regional television production studio. The 23rd Annual Excellence in Construction Awards ceremony, held November 1, honors the “best of the best” through an independently judged competition of submitted construction projects. The Eagle Award is the highest honor. Working on a tight timeline of 86 days, Crain Construction completed the...

NASHVILLE, Tenn.– Soggy weather didn’t dampen the competitive spirit of the corporate teams cooking in Crain Construction’s 2018 Nashville Rib Off on October 26, in Nashville’s Centennial Park. Nashville Chamber’s Porknership 2020 improved its smoking technique and captured the blue ribbon in the rib category, after placing second in last year’s competition. The NAI Nashville team took the top honors for its chicken wings. Teams competed in five categories, with judges awarding the following: Rib category – Nashville...

NASHVILLE, Tenn.– Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church commissioned a million-dollar permanent iconography, but before it could be installed in the sanctuary, leaks and thermal and moisture problems needed to be addressed. Crain Construction was general contractor for the historic renovation, which included stripping the sanctuary to the bones and restructuring it. “The original architect designed the Byzantine-style church patterned after churches in Greece with lots of angles, hips and valleys,” said Scott Webb, Crain Construction project manager....

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Crain Construction Inc. is renovating a pre-WWII building at 2949 Nolensville Road that an engineering company has purchased for its new headquarters. The three-story structure, which sits on approximately 1.83 acres south of I-440 and Thompson Lane, has served as a school and church over the decades. Crain Construction is the general contractor for the project and will handle the interior renovation and all finishes. The engineering company will do its own site grading,...

FRANKLIN, Tenn.– Crain Construction Inc. and Chartwell Hospitality LLC are teaming to build a mixed-use project in downtown Franklin, Tenn., called 1st and Main. This marks the second time the two companies have worked together on a Williamson County project. Crain Construction is general contractor for Chartwell’s 244-room Hilton Hotel in Cool Springs opening this summer. The hotel was designed by Rabun Architects, which has also designed 1stand Main. Located at 99 E. Main Street, 1stand Main will be a slender, two-story...

NASHVILLE, Tenn.– Crain Construction is renovating and expanding a building on Spruce Street that will be the future home of Robbins Plastic Surgery. Originally designed by architect Manuel Zeitlin in 1989, the blue and light tan, one-story building with a small second-story loft was distinctive for its shapes and geometry that were not indicative of the times. His firm, Manuel Zeitlin Architects LLC, has re-designed the building for Dr. Chad Robbins. The building, which housed a prosthetics...

NASHVILLE, Tenn.– Retired special needs teacher Frances Wilcox sat on her front lawn beaming with gratitude while Crain Construction volunteers put a new roof on her home of 48 years. Crain Construction, in partnership with Rebuilding Together Nashville, one of the city’s leading nonprofits in safe and healthy housing, completed the critical repairs at the Buena Vista home of the 73-year-old Wilcox this past weekend. "I'm so blessed to be a part of this that, I don't want...

SPRING HILL, Tenn.-- Site work is underway for a professional office building Crain Construction Inc. is building on Reserve Boulevard in Spring Hill, Tenn. The two-story, 12,077-square-foot office building is designed by Purser Architecture + Design as a conventional steel structure, with light-gauge metal stud-framed exterior walls clad with a masonry veneer. Due to typography of the site located off Kedron Road and Saturn Parkway, Crain Construction is building a concrete retaining wall that is 15 feet tall and approximately...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – – Construction industry veteran James S. Davis has joined Crain Construction Inc. as preconstruction manager. Davis has managed multiple, complex projects from the preconstruction phase to completion. His 37 years of construction industry experience includes running the daily operations of a commercial contracting business and managing construction of industrial, education, multifamily, healthcare and a hotel and convention facilities. “Jim has compiled an impressive record working in both the general construction and specialty contracting markets,”...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Hanna Ward has joined Crain Construction Inc. as an administrative assistant and will provide staff support for the Nashville construction experts. A graduate of Middle Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in organizational communication, Ward previously was a sales associate for Vanderbilt University Medical Center and operations associate for Blevins Inc. # # #  ...