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Novel Midtown

The Novel project in Midtown is a complex project on a very tight site.  Zach Fry and Justin Mossinger are pulling together the operations in the field.  Located in the heart of Atlanta in a very busy part of the city, the site is just over 2 acres in size and every square foot will be disturbed in some way.  Despite its small size, this project will require the export of over 150,000 cubic yards of materials of which we anticipate 38,000 cubic yards of blast rock.   With a site this small, the need to export 150,000 cubic yards [...]

By |2020-02-26T16:25:37+00:00February 26th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Novel Midtown

Fundamental No. 25 – Contribute to Profit

We're in business to generate value while making money. We all play a role in building revenue that exceeds our expenses. Look for ways to increase our sales, develop new clients, and control our expenses. What is profit and where does it come from? The goal of a business is to make profit. Profit is the fuel that allows us to serve our customers well, to pay our staff, and to grow.  The more value we add for our customers, the more profit we can generate.  Since profit is the difference between our revenue and our expenses, the only way [...]

By |2017-09-15T13:36:35+00:00September 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Fundamental No. 25 – Contribute to Profit

Fundamental No. 17 – Think and Act Like an Owner

Think and act like an Owner – Make decisions by asking yourself, “What would I do if this were my company?  What would I do if this were my own money?  Will this help the company to succeed?” Construction and Business 101 The construction business is a very competitive and pressure-filled industry, one where it is critical for us to distinguish ourselves from our competitors.  There is always another company that will offer the same product and services at a price that is close to, or less than ours.  Therefore, being successful in the construction business means two things; providing [...]

By |2017-07-21T13:46:27+00:00July 21st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Fundamental No. 17 – Think and Act Like an Owner

Fundamental No. 12 – Be Positive.

Be Positive - You have the power to choose your attitude. Choose to be optimistic and see the possibilities. Give people the benefit of the doubt. Optimism creates energy and energy creates success. Positive thinking: Positively Ridiculous? For all those glass half-empty types, let's dive right into the negative side of this fundamental: reasons why a positive mental attitude doesn't work. (For glass half-fullers: don't worry, there will be a rebuttal): 1. Negative thinking is more realistic. 2. Positive thinking won't change the reality of things, and positive thinkers have no clue about the real world. 3. Positive thinkers are annoying and [...]

By |2017-06-16T14:38:00+00:00June 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Fundamental No. 12 – Be Positive.