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Latest Construction News
Cornerstone General Contractors welcomed Justin McVaney to their cost estimating team. McVaney brings more than eighteen years of experience in construction and will be responsible for supporting Cornerstone’s estimating operations and leveraging data analytics in estimating and contract performance.read more
CIRI is again partnering with View, a Silicon Valley company that manufactures smart windows.read more
By the end of the year Span Alaska will be operating a newly constructed terminal to increase efficiency and better serve its customers, and the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and Port of Nome are both pursuing projects that will build economic opportunity for the communities they serve.read more
Columbia Sussex, which has owned and managed The Hilton Anchorage since 2006, recently completed an extensive multi-million dollar renovation, including upgrades to the lobby, dining establishments, guest rooms, fitness center and conference spaces.read more
A new elevated bridge and boardwalk now spans the Brooks River, greatly enhancing the safety and movement of both people and wildlife in the Brooks Camp area.read more
“We have been in Anchorage for more than 40 years. This substantial investment in our infrastructure underscores Span Alaska’s commitment to Alaska, and to providing the most reliable, highest-quality cargo transportation services to the communities we serve.”
— Tom Souply, president of Span Alaska
Span Alaska is building a new 54,000 square-foot Anchorage freight terminal which is expected to open in the fourth quarter 2019. The new facility will function as Span Alaska’s main service center for commercial goods being transported through the Port of Anchorage and throughout the state. Span Alaska’s flagship 88-door cross-dock terminal will consolidate its existing Anchorage operations under one roof, increasing capacity and providing ample room for long-term growth. This new terminal is purpose-built to improve customer experience, streamline freight handling, and enable faster delivery of cargo to its final destination.
Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) hired shareholder Lucille Sands for the newly-created position of Shareholder Development Director.
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The 2019 Best of Alaska Business Awards
Welcome to the fourth annual Best of Alaska Business Awards! As part of our continuing mission to support Alaska’s business communities, each year we look to you, our readers, to tell us which businesses excel in a range of diverse categories.