Construction Today - October 2009 - (Page 5)
OCTOBER 2009 | CONTENTS On the Cover Ledcor Construction Hawaii Ledcor Construction first entered Hawaii 20 years ago to build for an existing client. The company opened an office in Honolulu and since has grown to become the fourth-largest contractor in the state. Vice President and Branch Manager Jeff Thompson credits the division’s success to its experienced work force. gp.16 Columns and Features 13 Industry Trends Find out how you can approach strategic acquisitions during economic downturns. p.14 14 Regional Spotlight: Southwest Arizona builders look forward to the state’s continued population growth and the impending economic upswing to maintain business. 62 Special Focus: Mergers & Acquisitions Thinking about closing your doors in this tough economy? Not so fast. There might be other options. 86 Profitable Contractor Business intelligence provides management with an objective view of operations and performance. 142 Construction Coach Proper planning, common goals and hard work can help your company avoid a “business divorce.” OCTOBER 2009 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM Departments 10 News/People/ Calendar 158 Product Showcase: Plumbing Equipment 176 Last Look: Consultants & Builders Inc. p.13 p.158
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Construction Today - October 2009
Regional Spotlight: Southwest
Ledcor Construction Hawaii LLC
C.H. GUERNSEY & Co.
First Gulf Development Corp.: Meadowvale Corporate Centre
Jacobsen Construction: Workers Compensation Fund Headquarters
Novak Construction Co.
Affordable Concepts Inc.
HBD Construction Inc.: Edwardsville Crossing
Ledcor Construction: Napa, Calif.
Mared Mechanical Contractors Corp.
Myers & Chapman Inc.
Summit Contractors Group Inc.
Wilcox Construction Inc.
Special Focus: Mergers & Acquisitions
Hensel Phelps: Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Airport Sky Train
Circle Construction LLC
Electrical Contractors Inc.
Everett, Wash., Department of Public Works
Imco General Construction Inc.: Arlington WWTP
New Prince Concrete Construction
R.N. Rouse & Co. Inc.
Stanek Constructors Inc.
Fort Lewis: New Barracks, Army Growth Complex and Support Battalion
Torcon Inc.: Brookhaven National Laboratory’s National Synchrotron Light Source II
Bovis Lend Lease: FBI Denver HQ
Stuart Olson: University of Lethbridge Markin Hall
Bird Construction Co.: Shearwater Helicopter Base
Carbon Constructors Inc.
Consultants & Builders Inc.
Emerick Construction Co.: Rock Creek Middle School
Broadmoor/Boh Brothers Construction Co.: U.S. Coast Guard Integrated Support Command
Cahill Contractors Inc.: The Oakland Museum of California Phase 1
Flintco Inc.: Germantown Women & Children’s Pavilion
Gamma Construction Co.
Kreizenbeck Constructors: BSU Student Union
Pizzagalli Construction Co.: FAHC Radiation Oncology
Robins & Morton: Lincoln Hospital
Steele & Freeman Inc.
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp. (TNDC)
W.G. Yates & Sons Construction: Armed Forces Retirement Village
BBL Construction Services LLC: The Glen at Sugar Hill Apartments
Chelsea Investment Corp.
Affirmed Housing Group
Westland Construction Inc.: Bridges at Citifront
Product Showcase: Plumbing Equipment
Hunzinger Construction Co.: Johnson Controls Headquarters
B.L. Harbert International LLC: S.O.F. 5th Special Forces Battalion Operations Complex
Duke Construction: Monarch Beverage Co. Headquarters
Irish Construction Co.
TMU LLC (Triune)
Last Look: Consultants & Builders Inc.
Construction Today - October 2009