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»TCD specializes in commercial projects such as ski resort lodges. Commercial | TCD INC. The Key to Survival T TCD Inc. “Relationships with design teams, owners, subcontractors, consultants and suppliers are very critical.” TCD STRIVES TO ESTABLISH STRONG RELATIONSHIPS WITH CLIENTS AND SUBCONTRACTORS. BY LIBBY JOHN CD Inc. has been in the industry for 15 years, and this is the third party needs, and we try to fit the best we can with them,” he says. “I don’t think any one party is looking for the same thing. recession it has experienced during that time. “We’ve seen some “Commonly, most owners are looking for reliable contractors who can peaks and valleys,” Senior Vice President Tom Perkins says. produce and complete work on schedule and within in budget,” Perkins “There are fewer projects and longer lists of bidders and great acknowledges. competition, so once again, we find that relationships with design teams, Strong relationships with subcontractors also are key. TCD typically owners, subcontractors, consultants and suppliers are very critical.” receives between five and eight quotes on different aspects of a project. The company originally was spun off as a commercial division of a “Subs are looking to be treated with respect, multi-industrial contractor, and today, it is 100 paid on time and have a clear understanding percent independently owned. However, most of with the developer and owner [on what each its projects are primarily related to the group is looking for],” he says. cial industry, such as retail, office, malls and big• 2008 revenues: $56 million box stores. It also constructs public buildings, such as courthouses, jails, airport terminals, as • Headquarters: Steamboat Springs, Colo. Selective Process well as some light industrial manufacturing Despite its strengths, TCD has not been immune • Employees: 40 and production facilities. to the economic conditions. “Like most contrac• Service: General contractor Perkins says the company has established tors, we’ve had to tighten our belts through a strong and pleasant relationships with its number of measures,” Perkins says. “We’re being clients because it strives to provide what they selective on what we bid and provide quotes for. need. “We determine what each individual “We’ve gone through some staff reductions –Tom Perkins, senior vice president and co-founder JANUARY 2010 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January 2010
Profitable Contractor
Aireko Enterprises
Metrus Construction Limited: Le Parc Tower II
CJ Pink Ltd.
Costello Dismantling Co. Inc.
Allied Building Products Corp.
IDEURBAN: The St. Regis Mexico City
Interlink Group
TCD Inc.
Jersen Construction Group
Killian Construction Co.: The Westin Hotel
Legacy Partners Residential: Riverpark
Strathcona Mechanical Ltd.
Tilton Pacific Construction Inc.
On the Cover
Wharton-Smith Inc.
Product Showcase: Software and New Technology
Nicholson Construction Co.
Gilchrist Construction Co.
Turner Construction Co.: MIC Rental Car Center
Union Concrete Construction: Outer Harbor Parkway Project
D’Onofrio General Contractors Corp.
Worldwide Rental Services
AmQuip Crane Corp.
EIC Associates Inc.
Grinnell Recycling
Intercounty Paving Associates LLC: N.Y. Route 112
Matrix Design Group
Nicholson Construction Co.: Canton Dam
Sessler Wrecking
Wilson & Company Inc. Engineers and Architects: Rail Division
Regional Spotlight
Group Lepine Ltd.
Laurysen Kitchens Ltd.
Aspen Ridge Homes: Vu Living
Walsh Construction: Sherman Replacement Hospital
Block Cos.
PortSide Builders Inc.
Summit Builders Construction Co.: Classic Residence at Silverstone
Urban Landmarks
Keystone Construction Corp.: Carmel Arts District Lofts
Construction Coach
HDR Architecture Inc.
Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
Dimeo Construction Co.
Nan Inc.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
CANA Construction: TELUS World of Science
Cornerstone General Contractors Inc.
Harvey-Cleary Builders: City of Austin Public Safety Training Facility
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: Granada Hills High School
Pirtle Construction Co.: City of Miami College
Sundt: East Contra Costa
Taylor & Parrish Inc.: Carole Weinstein International Center
Turner Construction Co.: Nationwide Children's Hospital
Turner Construction Co.: Duval Unified County Courthouse Facility
Weddle Brothers Construction Co. Inc.
AP Construction Inc.: Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School
The Boldt Co.: Luther Midelfort Hospital Expansion
Choate Construction: NGCSU Projects
Donley’s LLC: Bavaro Hall at the University of Virginia
EllisDon: Woodstock General Hospital
McCarty Corp.: Maneuver Center of Excellence Headquarters
Munlake Contractors Inc.
Murray Company: Kiowa Country Memorial Hospital
River City Construction LLC
Skyline Roofing Ltd.
SpawGlass: Austin Community College Round Rock Campus
W.E. O’Neil Construction: Downtown Women's Center Project
Special Focus
CANA Construction: SMART Technologies
DiFazio Industries
Ecco III Enterprises Inc.
G.W. Peoples Contracting Co.
ARCO/Murray National Construction Co. Inc.
Baker Electric Inc.
Chester Bross Construction Co.
Titan Wrecking & Environmental LLC
Last Look: Urban Landmarks

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