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HBD Construction Merges with Russell to Fuel Strategic Growth

HBD Construction Merges with Russell to Fuel Strategic Growth HBD Construction, one of St. Louis, Missouri’s oldest contractors, has officially merged with Russell. Mike Perry, Executive Vice President and former President of HBD, says, “This is great news for our team and our clients. Our company is looking forward to growing our capabilities in St….

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United Way 2020 Recap

United Way 2020 Recap Improving the quality of life in our community is one of our top values at Russell, and given the year we’ve experienced, our community needs the support more than ever. One way we demonstrate this value each year is through our United Way campaign. This year we decided to raise the…

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Vulnerable Yet Resilient: 2021 Senior Housing Outlook

Vulnerable Yet Resilient: 2021 Senior Housing Outlook The year 2020 will certainly be remembered as one of many things. Whether it’s the pandemic, Zoom calls, remote learning, or the NBA Bubble, it’s certainly a year to best not repeating going forward. COVID-19 has creeped into our lives over the last 9 months and has remained…

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Adapting to Challenges of COVID in the Construction of Senior Living Projects

Adapting to Challenges of COVID in the Construction of Senior Living Projects Business has not been “as usual” since the identification of the COVID-19 pandemic in March of 2020. Russell has responded with an all-hands-on-deck effort in order to keep projects on time and on schedule. Russell’s preconstruction and construction management team has to be…

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Russell’s 32nd Annual Charity Golf Outing

Russell’s 32nd Annual Charity golf Outing Each year, for over 30 years now, Russell has been hosting an annual charity golf outing to raise funds for a worthy organization within our community. This event has grown in size as well as donation amount since its origination. This year brought many unknowns, but we were able…

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Making a Difference for the Children’s Therapy Center

Children’s Therapy Center Bass Tournament Saturday morning was an early one for many of our Russell Team Members – they were getting up to participate in a charity Bass Tournament in support of the Children’s Therapy Center. Fun fact: The tournament is the longest-running charity bass tournament in the country! The Children’s Therapy Center, a…

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Russell Ranks on ENR Top 400 Contractors List

Russell Ranks on ENR Top 400 Contractors List 2019 was another record-breaking year for Russell, ending with 30 percent growth in revenue and earning a spot at #380 on the Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Top 400 Contractor’s list for 2020. This annual ranking by the ENR is based on revenues generated the previous year from…

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OVER ONE MILLION SAFE HOURS ACHIEVED!

RUSSELL CELEBRATES MAJOR INDUSTRY SAFETY MILESTONE Russell is excited to announce that on Friday, June 5th we surpassed a momentous milestone of working over 1 million hours without a single lost time injury.  We are proud to celebrate this accomplishment with all of our team members. With the current state of the national health crisis,…

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No Good Deed Goes Unnoticed

No Good Deed Goes Unnoticed Since last October, Russell has had a team located in St. Louis, Missouri working on a 268 room, 16-story, full-scale hotel renovation in the heart of the Clayton Business District. Le Méridien will be a destination for creative and culturally-minded travelers and locals alike. The hotel will include a new…

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United Way 2019 Recap

United Way 2019 Recap Improving the quality of life in our community is one of our top values at Russell. One way we demonstrate this is through giving back to United Way. This year we once again had an incredible campaign and were able to exceed last year’s numbers.  This year, our grand total between…

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