Best Green Project: Gulf State Park Lodge

Gulf State Park Lodge Gulf Shores, Ala. Best Project Owner: Alabama Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources Contractor: Rabren General Contractors Lead Design Firm: Rabun Rasche Rector Reece Architects Structural Engineer: MBA Engineers MEP Engineer: Newcomb & Boyd Located on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, the Lodge at Gulf State Park is a […]

Procore’s Third Annual Hard Hat Hero – Wes Bowlin

Procore’s Third Annual Hard Hat Hero Our third annual Hard Hat Hero competition has officially come to a close. In search of construction professionals who make meaningful impacts on their communities, we found three Hard Hat Heroes who’s work isn’t defined by a single day, but by a lifetime of showing up. These Hard Hat […]

Auburn’s $83M ACLC Project Nears Completion

With the first of two buildings on Auburn University’s campus now reduced to rubble, construction crews are one step closer to building the $83 million Academic Classroom and Laboratory Complex. (Auburn University Facilities Management photo)

EAMC hosts symbolic groundbreaking

Larry Fillmer, Bill Hardgrave, Laura Grill, Trent Wilson, Justin Phillpott, Alan Moore and Jimmy Sanford performing a symbolic groundbreaking on Thursday

Biggest Gift in Auburn History Christens New Engineering Center

By Chris McFadyen  – September 12, 2019 Auburn University tomorrow dedicates a new, $44 million academic building for engineering students, the Brown-Kopel Engineering Student Achievement Center. Construction of the center was made possible by a $30 million gift from John and Rosemary Brown, which was announced as part of an overall $57 million gift — the […]

Rabren General Contractors Opens Birmingham Office

BUILDING ALABAMA Rabren General Contractors is well known as one of the largest privately held general contractors in the state of Alabama. Though the company started out small in Auburn in 2000, today it has achieved massive growth as it strives to achieve its goal of being the best provider of construction services in the […]

The Thomas Building Construction at Toomer’s Corner Completed in Auburn

BIRMINGHAM, AL (August 22, 2019) – Retail Specialists, LLC announced today that its Auburn, Ala. mixed-use project at The Thomas Building has been completed and is fully leased. The project, across from the Toomer’s Corner Oaks and Toomer’s Drugs, houses BBVA on the first and second floors and three luxury apartments on the third floor. […]

Shaw Contract Design Awards – The Lodge at Gulf State Park

THE LODGE AT GULF STATE PARK, A HILTON HOTEL Following the devastation left in the wake of 2004’s Hurricane Ivan, The Lodge at Gulf State Park was established. The loss of the property was catastrophic to the state park, economically, environmentally and socially. As they picked up the pieces, the State of Alabama and city […]

Gogue Performing Arts Center set to boost economy

By ELIZABETH HURLEY | COMMUNITY EDITOR IRELAND DODD | PHOTOGRAPHER PHOTOGRAPHER Auburn Universities new Gogue Performing Arts Center on Aug. 20, 2019, in Auburn, Ala. The cranes and scaffolding have come down. The beep of construction trucks in reverse, of tires rumbling over gravel and dirt, has quieted. Trees have been planted, grass has been laid and […]