Shipping in the materials needed to build traditional offices, workforce accommodations, repair facilities, and even military installations can be expensive and time consuming, and for this reason, many industries turn to modular facilities.
Peter Smith joined R&M Consultants as an Engineering Associate in the firm’s Construction Services Department.
Ahtna, the Glennallen-based Alaska Native regional corporation for the Copper River valley, hired Brian Lund as Vice President of Operations.
Slated for completion in summer 2022, 601 5th Avenue is getting a new look (and a new floor-plan) loosely inspired by Alaska’s glaciers.
Comprised of little more than a roughly 3,300-foot-long runway, an apron, and a small terminal, rural airports ensure year-round access to residents and tourists and keep communities supplied with goods, equipment, and other everyday essentials.
SPONSORED BY PARKER, SMITH & FEEK: Although the perils to a building under construction are many, integrating preventive measures during the planning stages and implementing them in the ﬁeld greatly decreases the likelihood of ﬁling a builder’s risk claim.
From residential projects in Anchorage to remote camps on the North Slope, companies that create modular buildings are some of the fortunate few with the ability to keep at it rain or shine.
In Alaska, as well as much of the rest of the world, gravel and sand go hand-in-hand with development. Aggregate is present in roads, landscaping, buildings, and nearly every other construction project.
Despite losing two key retail anchors, it’s full sail ahead for Anchorage’s Midtown Mall (formerly and not-so-formerly known as the Mall at Sears, but more on that later).
The good news is that the majority of construction projects that take place in the 49th State are financed by federal funds; the bad news is that the state’s general fund, which is used to provide matching money to move these projects forward, has been reduced.