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Russell Breaks Ground on New Headquarters 2.0

New Russell HQ 2.0 Officially Breaks Ground Russell is pleased to announce we have officially broke ground on a new 22,500 s.f. corporate headquarters office building, located approximately 375 feet from our current office in the Birchwood Fields Office Park in Davenport, IA. This new corporate office space is a result of new tenants looking…

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Welcome: Matthew Vermillion

Welcome: Matthew Vermillion Russell is excited to welcome the newest Project Engineer to the Russell team– MATTHEW VERMILLION! A graduate of Iowa State University, Matthew received his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.  Throughout college, he held numerous internships with large civil, electrical and general contractors.  Most recently Matthew was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy…

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Ribbon Cutting: Black Hawk College Outreach Center

Ribbon Cutting: Black Hawk College Outreach Center On Thursday, September 28th, Black Hawk College unveiled their new $3.2 million Outreach Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house.  This 55 year-old building has been renovated to include new carpet, lighting, HVAC system, ADA compliant restrooms and a ceiling replacement. Black Hawk’s updated Outreach Center…

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Millikin University

Millikin University: Workman Family Baseball Stadium Nothing is more exciting than when Russell gets to deliver a project for a new client! We are so excited to be partnering for the first time with Millikin University (Millikin) on their new Workman Family Baseball Stadium. Millikin is a private college with a beautiful established campus in…

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Collins-Russell: A Mentor-Protégé Program

Collins-Russell: A Mentor-Protégé Program At Russell, a lasting community impact is one of our six core values. It is our philosophy to improve the communities in which we live and do business through volunteerism and giving…but it is so much more than that.  We are also committed to the development of our small business partners…

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Ribbon Cutting: HealthFirst Medical Park

Ribbon Cutting: HealthFirst Medical Park Wednesday, September 26th the ribbon was cut at HealthFirst Medical Park (formerly Oelwein Community Healthcare) on their new healthcare facility in Oelwein, Iowa. Construction on the facility began last fall and opens for patients this week. The 14,000 s.f. medical clinic will provide urgent care, primary care, specialty care, lab…

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2018 United Way’s Day of Caring

2018 United Way’s Day of Caring The 2018 United Way’s Day of Caring was held on Thursday, September 20th. More than 1,500 volunteers came together to participate at 75 projects throughout in the Quad Cities.  More than a dozen Russell employees teamed up with the City of Davenport to spend the day building a retaining…

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Russell’s 30th Annual Charity Golf Outing

Russell’s 30th Annual Charity Golf Outing For the past 30 years, Russell has been hosting an annual charity golf outing to raise funds for a worthy organization within our community.  Over the years, this event has grown in size as well as donation amount.  Russell’s 30th Annual Charity Golf Outing was held this year on…

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Mechanical Transformation

Mechanical Transformation: Bettendorf High School HVAC Upgrade As a full-service construction and real estate development firm, Russell is always excited when we can successfully deliver any project – let alone a specialized one – for our clients. This is exactly the case with Bettendorf Community School District (BCSD) and their need for a full replacement…

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Aligning Project Goals to Your Business Goals

A Case Study of Illinois CancerCare It is not uncommon for clients to seek out preliminary advice in studying their facility options as they plan for their future business growth. This is usually a result of not having experienced the complex process of conceiving, executing and delivering a new facility. Owners understand their facility needs,…

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