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Improving Your Home’s Appeal


Improving Your Home’s Appeal

When I asked today’s guests what they were looking to catch, they had an immediate answer: Redfin.

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Why Should You Hire Experienced And Qualified Concrete Contractors


Why Should You Hire Experienced And Qualified Concrete Contractors

Today, we dropped anchor off Cocoa Beach to enjoy some great fishing and a history lesson about Florida’s incredible Space Coast.

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The 2020 Boom


The 2020 Boom

Being the captain of a fishing charter is my dream job, but that doesn’t mean it’s always easy.

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Contractors in America


Contractors in America

I’ve never been much of a fly fisherman, but that doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate the work of art that is a well tied lure.

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Contractor Profits in 2020 & Beyond


Contractor Profits in 2020 & Beyond

We charter captains like to think of ourselves as a different breed, with a whole vocabulary of our own.

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Midwest People News for November 2021

Updates about construction professionals across the great Midwest.

Midwest On the Scene: November 2021

Reports from key industry events across the Midwest.

City Scoop, November 2021: Indianapolis

Dodge offers data on 2021 construction starts for billings in the Indianapolis area.

City Scoop, November 15, 2021: Columbus

Dodge offers data on 2021 construction starts for billings in the Columbus/Cincinnati area.

Best Projects Rebuild Better

In 2020 our Best Projects entrants rebuillt, adapted and reused better.

Award of Merit Excellence in Sustainability 24 E. Washington (Macy's State Street)

The cost of achieving LEED Silver existing buildings for a more than 100-year-old structure is considerably more than for new construction.

Award of Merit Water/Environment Lincoln Biogas/Theresa Street Water Resource Recovery

Award of Merit Water/Environment Lincoln Biogas/Theresa Street Water Resource Recovery

Best Project Water/Environment/Project of the Year Finalist Lock and Dams 24 and 25 Miter Gate Anchorages

These 80-year-old structures are critical components of a system that ensures consistent navigability and access along the Mississippi River from Minnesota to the Gulf Coast.

Award of Merit Sports/Entertainment TCU Amphitheater

The TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis has been a staple of outdoor concerts and events for nearly 20 years. In 2018, the city announced an expansion and awarded the task to Shiel Sexton Co. and Power & Sons Construction.

Best Project Sports/Entertainment TQL Stadium

The 26,000-seat home of FC Cincinnati is not only one of the largest soccer-specific stadiums in Major League Soccer, but it’s also one of its most architecturally complex.

Award of Merit Small Projects Muscatine Organics Recycling Center

The $19.5-million Muscatine Organics Recycling Center is one of just three municipally owned food waste recycling facilities in the U.S. and the only one in the Midwest.

Best Project Small Projects SOS Children’s Villages/Illinois’s Roosevelt Square

To create the new 11,000-sq-ft SOS Children’s Villages Illinois – Roosevelt Square Community Center, the team designed and built a single-story cross-laminated timber superstructure—with columns, beams and a roof structure that were all executed using CLT.

Award of Merit Residential/Hospitality Wolf Point East

Located on a peninsula at the confluence of three branches of the Chicago River, crews on the 628,500-sq-ft Wolf Point East project faced significant challenges accessing an already dense urban site.

Best Project Residential/Hospitality/Project of the Year Finalist 100 Above the Park

Cantilevered tiers of four and five floors and a scalloped facade of curtain wall and architectural metal make 100 Above the Park a striking design on St. Louis’ western skyline.

Award of Merit Renovation/Restoration 24 E. Washington (Macy's State Street)

It’s not easy tinkering with an iconic structure, but that’s what Clayco had to do with Chicago’s famous Marshall Fields State Street building.

Award of Merit Office/Retail/Mixed Use Innovation One

Exact Sciences is a Madison, Wis.-based molecular diagnostics and early cancer detection laboratory analysis provider.

Best Project Office/Retail/Mixed Use 110 N. Wacker

The former General Growth Partners building site was one of the few locations available on Wacker Drive to place a tall building, but also one of the most difficult.

Award of Merit Manufacturing Fii High-Performance Computing Data Center

The FII High-Performance Computing Data Center is a 100-ft-tall, 28,000-sq-ft glass sphere that’s the centralized network and data center control hub for the Foxconn campus in the Wisconn Valley.

Best Project Manufacturing Norix Global Holdings

One Innovation Drive—the official address for this 205,000-sq-ft consolidated headquarters and manufacturing facility—is a testament to the sustainability commitment by furniture maker Norix as the project evolved from its original goal of basic LEED certification to LEED Gold.

Best Project Landscape/Hardscape/Urban Design Lick Run Greenway Project

With nearly 800 million gallons of combined sewer overflows discharged annually from Lick Run, the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati sought a creative solution that would reduce CSO and greatly improve water quality of Lick Run, Mill Creek and the Ohio River.

Award of Merit K-12 Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep

Turning an abandoned Kmart into a school for 400 underserved students when another site fell through was a tall order for JGMA and McShane Construction.

Award of Merit K-12 Marygrove Early Childhood Education Center

While drawing plans for Detroit’s 28,000-sq-ft Marygrove Early Childhood Education Center, lead architect Marlon Blackwell and general contractor Barton Malow met with parents, caregivers and existing child-care providers in the area to receive input on the center’s design aesthetic and services to really get a sense of community needs.

Best Project K-12 East Prairie School

Italian piazzas inspire the layout of this three-story, 124,000-sq-ft K-8 replacement school.

Award of Merit Interior/Tenant Improvement Gilbane Building Company Chicago Office

For its new Chicago office, Gilbane created a workspace that also serves as a company showroom, exhibiting the contractor’s project portfolio and demonstrating its people-first approach.

Best Project Interior/Tenant Improvement Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Morgan Park Solution Center

In just 33 weeks, an abandoned 130,000-sq-ft big-box retail space was transformed into an office and community center that provides health and wellness services.

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Citations in Local Business Directories

For Business Owners

What are citations? Citations are business listings in local directories that reference your business information. Typically these business listings consist of your NAP (Name Address Phone number), in addition to a website link. This helps build online credibility for not only search engines, but also customers researching your company before making a purchase. Business directories are fantastic way to get more exposure for your business.

For Digital Marketing Agencies

Do you have customers that you need to get citations for? Citations for a GMB (Google My Business) are crucial to be in the “Map Pack”. Without citations you are typically low in search results as the search engine will deem that business listing as irrelevant and not reputable. We have high authority websites available to list your customers on for guest posts (all do follow contextual backlinks) as well as business directory listings for citation purposes.

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