Category: Project News

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Staying Busy During Material Shortage

pandemic side effects: Lumber shortage Watch Russell’s very own Director of Operations – Brett Ketelsen and Project Engineer – Daniel Streitz speak with WHBF Channel 4 news about how we are staying productive and proactive throughout a national lumber shortage. Contractors busy despite lumber and material shortage

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Le Meridien Thriving After Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

Facility Nominated for 2021 Building St. Louis Award The Le Meridien Hotel, formerly known as the Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel, officially opened to guests in October 2020 and is thriving as an upscale feature in the heart of the Clayton, MO business district. Located at 7730 Bonhomme Avenue, the now named Le Meridien St. Louis…

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Ribbon Cutting: Community Health Care, Inc.

Ribbon Cutting: Community Health Care, Inc. New Specialized Care Wing On Monday, April 12th, Community Health Care, Inc. (CHC) cut the ribbon on a new specialized care wing at their Moline, IL clinic. The wing was conceived and executed due to the needs the pandemic has brought on. It was funded partly by Expanding Capacity…

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Groundbreaking: North Scott Community YMCA

Groundbreaking: North Scott Community YMCA On Tuesday, March 30th we officially broke ground on the new North Scott Community YMCA in Eldridge, IA. This groundbreaking comes on the heels of the completion of the new R. Richard Bittner YMCA in downtown Davenport. We are so excited to be the builder on another community icon project…

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Groundbreaking: Orion Technical College

Groundbreaking: Orion Technical College On Tuesday, March 23rd we were a part of the kick off to construction for Orion Technical College in the former Gander Mountain building in Davenport. Formerly known as Hamilton Tech, Orion Technical College provides quality training and education for the Quad Cities and surrounding communities. Its mission is to educate…

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Ribbon Cutting: R. Richard Bittner YMCA 

Ribbon Cutting: R. Richard Bittner YMCA  Thursday, December 17th was a day to remember for the Quad Cities community as the R. Richard Bittner YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley officially cut the ribbon on a new 73,000 s.f., 3-story state-of-the-art facility in Downtown Davenport. Located on 4th Street and near East River Drive, this…

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Construction Update: Windmill Landings

Construction Update: Windmill Landings Windmill Landings in Batavia, IL is scheduled for an first quarter opening in 2020. Situated on a rolling 6.7 acre site, this new 142 unit Senior Living Community will offer Batavia and area with a variety of living and care programs. The new facility will feature multiple points of entry for…

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Groundbreaking: New Shive-Hattery QC Office

GROUNDBREAKING: NEW SHIVE-HATTERY QC OFFICE On Wednesday, November 4th, Russell broke ground on a new 18,880 s.f., single-story conventional steel structure alongside Shive-Hattery representatives, Geifman First Equity and other community leaders. This new facility will be located on the north side of 56th Avenue W in Bettendorf and house multiple tenants, including Shive-Hattery and Geifman…

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Seven Year Dream Becomes Reality: Gabe’s All-Inclusive Play Village

Ribbon CuttinG & Dedication: Gabe’s all-inclusive play village On Thursday, October 8, Gloria Cypret and Gabe’s Dream Team cut the ribbon on a vision that has been seven years in the making.  Gabe’s Play Village is a new all-inclusive playground located at Vander Veer Botanical Park that will be an environment where children of all…

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VA Mason City, IA Groundbreaking


GROUNDBREAKING: mASON CITY Veterans Affairs COMMUNITY-BASED OUTPATIENT CLINIC On Tuesday, July 21st, Russell broke ground on a new 13,500 s.f. Veterans Affairs (VA) Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in Mason City, IA. This new facility will be replacing the clinic’s current location and will provide a “one-stop shop” for the health needs of area veterans. A larger…

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