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Welcome: Erron Vandemore

Welcome: Erron Vandemore Since making our move official, Russell is excited to welcome Erron Vandemore as a Development Analyst! Erron is a 2018 graduate of the University of Dayton in Ohio, receiving a bachelor’s degree in Finance. While in Ohio, Erron worked as a Warehouse Inventory and Logistics Manager and as an Inside Sales Account…

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We’ve Moved!

IT’S OFFICIAL: WE’VE MOVED, but not far! It seems like just yesterday we were dropping our 16 foot shovel from a crane into the ground to begin construction on our new office, but here we are 10 months later and almost all settled into our new space! The last couple weeks have been full of…

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Welcome: Zach Ertz

Welcome: Zach Ertz Russell recently welcomed its newest team member, Zach Ertz, as a Project Engineer and Assistant Field Manager! Zach is a May 2019 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Platteville with a bachelor’s degree in Building Construction Management. Since the summer of 2013, Zach has had experience as a carpenter, laborer and cement…

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Ribbon Cutting: Home2 Suites

Ribbon Cutting: Home2 Suites Congratulations to Frontier Hospitality’s Home2 Suites on their July 30th grand opening and ribbon-cutting! The groundbreaking day for Home2 Suites was the most beautiful, the ribbon-cutting was a close second, and almost every day in between was not so sightly. We lost 49 construction days due to weather, had 20” above…

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Ribbon Cutting: Two Rivers Point

Ribbon Cutting: Two rivers point On Friday, July 26th, Two Rivers Point celebrated their official ribbon cutting ceremony. Two Rivers Point is an 11-story high-rise building consisting of 141 studio, one and two-bedroom apartments located in Rock Island, IL. Each unit was completely renovated, receiving new vinyl wood grain flooring, kitchen appliances, counter-tops, cabinets and entirely…

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Ribbon Cutting: RSM

Ribbon Cutting: RSM We welcomed RSM, the largest accounting firm in Iowa, to the Birchwood Fields Office Park yesterday with their official ribbon cutting ceremony! The new local office location included a 32,600 s.f. interior office remodel. The remodel features the replacement of all finishes and added perimeter offices to the building’s interior. To accommodate…

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Russell’s Growth Recognized in Engineering News Record’s Top 100

Russell’s Growth Recognized in ENR’s Top 100 Russell is excited to announce we have been named a 2019 Top Midwest Contractor by Engineering News Record (ENR). As one of the highest regarded publications in the engineering, architecture and contractor industry, ENR’s recently released annual report of the top 100 Midwest contractors, named Russell number 59…

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Groundbreaking: First Midwest Bank

GroundBreaking: First Midwest Bank Tuesday, July 16th marked the official groundbreaking event of First Midwest Bank’s brand-new location on 53rd Street in Davenport, IA right next to the new Portillo’s restaurant. This new 3,000 s.f banking facility will feature a 3-lane drive-up canopy and a 24-hour ATM. The branch, which will be the fifth location in…

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Ribbon Cutting: The Bend Event Center

Ribbon Cutting: The bend Event Center On Thursday, June 27th, The Bend Event Center officially held their open house and ribbon cutting ceremony, showcasing their new state-of-the-art venue and restaurant location. The building features floor to ceiling glass windows, allowing for natural light and views of Murphy Park, The Bend property, and the Mighty Mississippi. With…

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Welcome: Sam Russell

Welcome: Sam Russell Please give a warm welcome to Sam Russell, who is joining the Russell team as a Preconstruction Manager! Growing up in the Quad Cities and with Russell, Sam is no stranger, but a familiar face to many. Most recently, Sam has been working as a Project Manager in Seattle, WA for a…

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