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Welcome: Zach Wright

welcome: zach wright Russell is excited to welcome Zach Wright to the team as a Project Engineer! A Moline native, Zach is overjoyed to be back in the Quad Cities supporting the community where he was raised.  Zach recently graduated from Bradley University with a Bachelor’s degree in Construction and a minor in Business Administration. While…

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Welcome: David Marsengill

Welcome: DAVID MARSENGILL Russell is excited to welcome the newest member of our Warehouse crew to Russell–  David Marsengill! David joins Russell with experience working as a Laborer for local general contractors, a Driver/Laborer for a steel fabricator and as a Shipping and Receiving Associate at a local metal processor and distributor. He will make…

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Home2 Suites Announced on Former Lodge Site

  Russell, in partnership with Frontier Hospitality Group, is excited to officially announce the redevelopment of the former Lodge Hotel site on Spruce Hills Drive in Bettendorf, IA! In July 2018, Russell and Frontier Hospitality Group will officially break ground on a new Hilton brand four-story, 107 extended stay hotel.  This project will consist of…

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Groundbreaking: Ascentra Credit Union

Groundbreaking: Ascentra Credit Union Nearly 150 individuals gathered on Thursday, May 31st to witness the official groundbreaking of the new home office and financial center for Ascentra Credit Union in Bettendorf, IA. This new 40,205 s.f. structure will stand four stories high and feature a partial glass and aluminum exterior, open, collaborative workspaces and a…

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Welcome to the New Russell Website!

Welcome to the New Russell Website We are so excited to officially launch our new-and-improved website!  This make-over has been a long time coming and includes some exciting new features, including: Historical Timeline of our Company Detailed Management Team Bio’s with contact information & LinkedIn profiles Separate sections for Construction & Development Project Experience Virtual…

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It Takes a Village: Bringing Overlook Village to Life

It Takes a Village By: Jen Belby, Corporate Counsel It’s easy to stop and admire the impressive, four-story 188,000 sf building perched high atop the hill in Moline, Illinois that will soon be opening its doors to residents. However, what you don’t see are the years of hard work and dedication in making the Overlook…

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Making the World’s Largest Truckstop Even Bigger

Making the World’s Largest Truckstop Even Bigger Just a few miles northwest of Davenport, Iowa sits a place that some refer to as a Trucker’s Disneyland and others call a small city. The Iowa 80 Truckstop, or more commonly known as the World’s Largest Truckstop, has been in business for 54 years just outside of…

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Welcome: 2018 Summer Interns

Welcome: 2018 summer interns We’d like to welcome our new team of summer Project Engineer and Marketing Interns!  They will be working on a wide range of projects, and we look forward to working with them this summer! KYLE MALAKER is currently attending Iowa State University where he is majoring in Construction Engineering and is active…

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Groundbreaking: Augustana Hanson Science Hall

Groundbreaking: Augustana Hanson Science Hall  Exactly six years to the day from breaking ground on the landmark $20 MM addition and expansion to their Center for Student Life, Augustana College is once again expanding their campus with a $8.5 MM addition to Hanson Science Hall.   This truly unique four-story circular 22,000 s.f. addition will include…

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Ribbon Cutting: Ascentra Credit Union

Ascentra Credit Union Ribbon Cutting Congratulations to Ascentra Credit Union on the official ribbon cutting for their newly remodeled West 3rd Street Branch location in Davenport! We are honored to be your construction partner and see this reality come to life! This project consisted of a complete interior remodel of the existing Credit Union in multiple phases -…

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