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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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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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Russell Welcomes New Vice President of Senior Living Development

WELCOME: MATThew KRUMMICK We are excited to announce the addition of Matthew Krummick to the team as Vice President – Senior Living Development. Matt is a high performing, nationally versed real estate development and construction executive with over $850 MM in direct development experience across Senior Housing, Healthcare, Mixed Use, Multi-family and Hotel industries. With…

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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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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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Caitlin Russell Brandt and Ewing Development break ground on Vintage Co-Op Bettendorf

Groundbreaking: Vintage Cooperative of Bettendorf

GROUNDBREAKING: VINTAGE COOPERATIVE OF BETTENDORF Construction is officially underway following the groundbreaking of the new $18 million Vintage Cooperative of Bettendorf on Tuesday, July 28th. The new three-story, 62-unit senior living cooperation will be constructed on a 15.5 acre plot of land that is being developed by Ewing Development. This 149,975 s.f. facility will include…

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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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Moline High School team photo under beams


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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WELCOME 2020 Interns!

WELCOME: 2020 INTERNS! Russell is excited to welcome the newest group of summer interns to our team! As a company focused on continued leaning, we take the responsibility of teaching the next generation of construction professional very seriously. (Pictured from left to right) Erin Jones – Project Engineer Intern Erin is a Junior at The…

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Receiving flower bouquets

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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