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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 he tested, maintained and repaired water main breaks. Ellis holds a bachelor’s degree in construction science from The University of Tennessee-Knoxville. “Scott is passionate, client-focused and demonstrates Crain’s commitment to foster...

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  – Charles McGill has joined Crain Construction, Inc. as a superintendent and is currently overseeing construction of a Planet Fitness in Lebanon, Tenn. for the general contractor. McGill has served as superintendent on office and commercial new build and tenant-build out projects in Nashville, across the Southeast and in the Midwest since 2003. A Nashville native and U.S. Navy veteran, McGill served during Desert Storm and in Bosnia as a flight deck director on an...

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. – 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,...

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,”...

CAMDEN, Tenn. -- Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and Crain Construction Inc. broke ground on a new $3.6 million food distribution center in Benton County on December 18. Nashville-based general contractor Crain Construction will build the 26,000-square-foot facility at 249 Benton Industrial Road in Camden. When completed in summer of 2018, Second Harvest will store shelf-stable, frozen and perishable food items and have an area where volunteers can sort and process product. “This distribution center will...

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. -- Crain Construction, Inc. has started site work on six acres at 92 New Shackle Island Road where the general contractor will build Hendersonville Self Storage for Fitzpatrick Investments. The complex Crain Construction is building will include four conditioned structures and seven non-conditioned buildings on the site, totaling 87,000 square feet and more than 600 storage units. The site was previously occupied by a golf driving range. The main building will house a sales office and...

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. -- Crain Construction Inc. has broken ground and is building Parrish Corner, a one-story, 20,171-square-foot office building in Hendersonville, Tenn. Designed by STG Design, the project is located at 410 N. Parrish Place near the popular retail area just off Indian Lake Boulevard. "It's a one-story building with a corner presence so we've used different facades and heights to add interest," said Chad Jones, STG Design architect. "We're using the lobby as a vertical element...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Despite weather challenges and long delivery times for materials, Crain Construction Inc. is putting the finishing touches on a $12 million Toyota of Nashville-North dealership to deliver the project on time. The new 50,000-square-foot dealership is one-story in front with a mezzanine level in the rear with aluminum composite, tile and high-performance glass. It is the eighth auto dealership Crain Construction has built. “Getting man and material on the job have been challenges,” said...