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The Engineering Marvel behind College Football’s Largest Video Board

September 16, 2015 – When the new video board was recently installed at Auburn University’s Jordan-Hare Stadium, it became the largest in college football. While the size of the new video board has made headlines, the story behind the installation of the massive board is one of an incredible engineering feat.
At 10,830 sq ft, the new video board is 435 percent larger than the old board, measuring 190 ft wide by 57 ft tall…. Read more

Four Benefits of Having a Self-Performing General Contractor

August 27, 2015 – Self-perform is a hot topic in the construction industry, but what is it exactly and why does it matter? When self-performing, the lead general contractor on a project completes certain construction activities, such as concrete, carpentry, or framing work, with its own skilled labor force.
Often, self-performing particular scopes of work can benefit a project. More importantly, self-perform capabilities add value for all clients…. Read more

Five Key Elements for Making Prefabrication Work

May 29, 2015 – Prefabrication is a growing construction trend. In certain markets, prefabrication can provide a lower cost, high-quality option if the project team makes the decision to prefabricate select components early in the design phase…. Read more

Building the Next Generation of Builders

April 29, 2015 – At Brasfield & Gorrie, we know the future of our industry depends on the next generation. With a looming shortage in the construction workforce, we are doing our part to help bridge the gap by building the future generation of builders.
As part of our efforts, we are partnering with local high school programs to introduce students to construction careers.
For instance, in Birmingham, we have Read more

Celebrating Women in Construction Week

March 2, 2015 – Women have played key roles in the history of Brasfield & Gorrie, leading some of our most prominent projects and helping shape our corporate initiatives. In honor of Women in Construction Week, we introduce you to one of our most inspiring women leaders: Lisa Capicik…. Read more