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FDOT Takes Fast Lane in Pursuit of Innovation
03/10/14
A string of major project achievements in 2013 earned Florida Dept. of Transportation recognition as Owner of the Year.

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Specialty Firms Eager for More Market Momentum
09/09/13
Southeast construction activity is picking up across the region, but for many specialty contractors, the next wave of work can’t come soon enough.

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09/09/13 D.H. Griffin Wrecking Co. Makes Way for the Big Power Switch

D.H. Griffin Wrecking Co. was named ENR Southeast’s Specialty Contractor of the Year
07/08/13 Builders Get Ready for Southeast Resurgence

During 2012, revenue growth proved spotty for regional contractors, but 2013 activity is gaining momentum.
07/08/13 Rodgers Builders Melds Traditional Values, Innovation

The Charlotte, N.C.-based contractor had exceptional revenue growth in 2012. But that was just one factor in the firm’s designation as the region’s Contractor of the Year.
05/06/13 Owners Seek More Collaboration, Sustainability from Designers

As contract activity heats up, owners are focusing more on a collaborative design approach and increasingly want more energy-efficient projects.
05/06/13 RS&H Makes Big Plans to Stand Alone

This year’s Design Firm of the Year has recommitted to remaining independent, but is looking to acquire other firms around the country.
03/11/13 Georgia Tech Builds Greater Expectations

Setting sustainability benchmarks is standard procedure for ENR Southeast’s Owner of the Year.
02/06/13 With Hardin Purchase, DPR Embarks on Southeast Expansion

DPR Construction's purchase of Atlanta-based Hardin Construction is the result of a long-term plan to expand into the Southeast.
09/10/12 For Specialty Firms, Recovery Is Proving Hit or Miss

While some Southeast specialty contractors have started to generate increased business, others are struggling.
09/10/12 SteelFab Bounces Back After Bending

The Charlotte, N.C.-based steel fabricator and erector has bounced back strongly from the downturn and is back in growth mode again.
07/18/12 Duke's Secret Nuke Plant Study May Hold Clues to CEO's Ouster

As officials in North Carolina prepare to widen their probe into utility Duke Energy’s surprise ouster of its just-named CEO, officials there and in Florida are giving increased scrutiny to a problem-laden repair of the now-idled Crystal River nuclear powerplant owned by acquired utility Progress Energy as a factor in the boardroom coup.
07/02/12 Skanska USA Reboots For a Southeast Rebound

In the Southeast, Skanska USA has made the most of the downturn by retooling its people and processes to prepare for recovery.
07/02/12 Southeast Contractors Finally See Revenue Increases

It’s been several years since ENR Southeast’s annual Top Contractors ranking has revealed such extensive business improvement for regional firms.
05/07/12 AECOM's Latest Hit: No. 1 on the Southeast Charts

The industry giant leaped atop the Southeast’s design rankings with broad and deep market performance
05/07/12 Southeast Designers Look for the Market to Finally Improve

After the Southeast’s market for design services bottomed out in 2010, 2011 offered a glimmer of hope that the worst was over. Now, as 2012 progresses, architects and engineers are finally starting to get optimistic about an increase in design work, however slight.
03/12/12 Owner of the Year: North Carolina DOT

The state transportation agency stepped up in 2011 and delivered results on multiple fronts to industry and residents.
09/12/11 Baker Roofing Co. Scales New Heights

Despite the economic downturn, Baker Roofing Co. is reaching new heights, literally and figuratively, as it ventures into new market sectors and broadens its reach in the Southeast.
09/12/11 Southeast Specialty Firms grapple with a 'new normal'

As Southeast specialty contractors hold on for what seems like an ever-elusive recovery, successful firms are getting as lean as possible, watching their bottom lines and adjusting to a “new normal” with a mix of discipline and expanded services.
07/04/11 PCL: Contractor of the Year

A look at the reasons why PCL earned the title of “Contractor of the Year” from ENR Southeast.
03/07/10 ENR Southeast’s Owner of the Year

Electric utility executives are often asked, “What kind of power plants will we need? Nuclear? Natural gas? Clean coal? Biomass? Solar?” A common answer is, “All of the above.”
05/09/11 Perkins+Will Envisions New Future for Design

In Atlanta green building circles these days, Ryan Gravel is a bit of a “rock star,” according to one co-worker at Perkins+Will. But he's not a “starchitect,” whose big reputation comes from signature buildings. Instead, he's an urban designer, and the mastermind behind the multibillion-dollar BeltLine project, the 22-mile collection of light rail, public mixed-use trails and parks that is now progressing in Atlanta.
01/05/10 Six Companies to Watch

Every year in the construction industry, a few firms stand out, possibly for a string of new contract awards, challenging projects or, as is lately the case for some, achieving business success that other firms fail to attain. What firms will stake leadership positions in the coming year is still up for grabs, of course. The new year has potential for both good and bad...
09/01/10 Top Specialty Contractors

Plainly, 2009 was not a good year for Southeast contractors and designers. And judging from the data collected from ENR Southeast’s annual Top Specialty Contractors survey, for the ranking...
09/01/10 The Southeast’s Top Design-Build Contractors

ENR Southeast presents its third annual Top Design-Build Contractors ranking. Derived from information obtained during the Top Contractors survey conducted earlier this year, it documents the...
07/01/10 Flying High: Charlotte-based BE&K Building Group is the “Contractor of the Year”

It’s no secret: 2009 was another bad year for many contractors working in the four-state Southeast region.
07/01/10 Building a Concrete Solution

Despite the ongoing construction slump, there is always demand for a more efficient and cost-effective building solution.
05/01/10 The Southeast’s Top Contractors

ENR Southeast presents its 10th annual Top Contractors ranking. Unfortunately, there’s hardly cause for celebration.
03/01/10 Owner of the Year: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

USACE districts across the ENR Southeast region are busy delivering a long list of military and civil projects.
02/09/10 Above and Beyond: Raising Crane Safety Awareness

Hanging more than 200 ft over a jobsite in downtown Kansas City, Mo., James Hague doesn’t seem to notice the tiny people and equipment below his feet.
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