urban construction Tag

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Three Crain Construction projects were recognized with 2017 Excellence in Construction Awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors – Greater Tennessee Chapter. Crain Construction projects honored were: Aertson Midtown, a 17-story, 800,000-square-foot mixed-use urban development covering two acres near the Vanderbilt University campus; The Chelsea, a 79-unit urban apartment building featuring a custom art mural made from 3,092 pieces of lap siding; and 2963 Sidco Drive, an adaptive reuse project that transformed a...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Crain Construction Inc. is experienced with urban construction projects that call for noise mitigation, creative lane closures and tailoring worksite schedules to be respectful of area residents and workers. But installing thousands of pieces of lap siding to create a custom mural the size of a football field was a new challenge. The Chelsea is a 79-unit, four-story urban apartment building of wood frame structure on top of a two-story post-tension parking garage with...

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  – – Crain Construction, Inc. is converting a former bank headquarters into The Fairlane, a 72-room, mid-century modern boutique hotel at Fourth Avenue and Union Street in downtown Nashville. Crain Construction is handling extensive demolition, cleaning and overall remodeling of the hotel project for BNA Associates LLC, which has redeveloped hotels in Atlanta and Knoxville, Tenn. Previously, the 12-story building was home to Union Planters and then served as the Nashville headquarters for Regions Bank...

Work is progressing on Aertson Midtown, a 17-story, 801,095-square-foot, mixed-use urban development near Vanderbilt University that will include 350 apartments, a 180-room Kimpton Hotel and street-level retail. Crain Construction Inc. is the local general contractor for the project. We asked Frank Wilk, vice president of operations for Crain Construction, a few questions about urban work sites. What challenges are you facing on urban construction sites? Typically space is tight, so delivery of materials has to be carefully...