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Russell Honored With A Prestigious Safety Award

Russell Honored with a PRestigious Safety Award Russell is excited to announce our very own Director of Safety, Mike Doucette, was named Master Builders of Iowa’s Safety Professional of the Year at their annual winter conference. This award is bestowed to a devoted safety leader who ensures all safety program components come together to eliminate hazards…

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Element Moline Wins Prestigious Design Award in NYC

Element Moline Wins Prestigious Design Award in NYC In front of a sold-out crowd at New York City’s Gotham Hall, the Element Hotel located in Moline, IL was presented with the BDNY Gold Key 2018 Award for the Best Hotel: Focused Service. The Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design is the design industry’s…

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Breaking New Ground in Tallahassee, Florida

Breaking New Ground in Tallahassee, FL While the ground is (thoroughly) frozen solid here in the Midwest, our shovels had no problems breaking ground last month on a large-scale development and construction project in Tallahassee, Florida. Over the course of 2018, Russell’s team of real estate, construction and estimating professionals competed against developers from all over…

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Groundbreaking: Suburban Gastroenterology

Groundbreaking: Suburban Gastroenterology Suburban Gastroenterology, Ltd. and the Midwest Endoscopy Center in Naperville, IL recently broke ground on a 10,000 s.f. expansion and remodel to their existing Ambulatory Surgery Center. This $3.2 million project entails adding two additional operating rooms to the facility and all of the required ancillary services. After the additions have been…

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Russell Website Honored as Top Site of 2018!

Russell Website Honored as Top Site of 2018 Did you know…that in May 2018, Russell officially launched our new (and vastly improved) website? Did you also know…that the new Russell website was nominated and ultimately selected as one of the top construction websites launched in 2018, specifically in the areas of Visual Appeal and User…

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Ribbon being cut at Mercy Centerville

Ribbon Cutting: Mercy Medical Clinic – Centerville

Ribbon Cutting: Mercy Medical Clinic Thursday, January 24th marked the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the $4.2 million expansion of Mercy Medical Center in Centerville, IA in preparation for the new clinic’s grand opening on Monday, January 28th. The new 16,000 s.f. modern clinic will allow for up to 15 practitioners compared to the 10…

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United Way 2019 Recap

United Way 2019 Recap Improving the quality of our community is one of our top values at Russell. One way we demonstrate this is through our participation in the United Way. This year we once again had an incredible campaign and were able to exceed last year’s numbers.  This year, our grand total between pledging, special…

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Scott Sibley Promoted to Senior Project Manager

Scott Sibley Promoted to Senior Project Manager Russell is excited to announce the promotion of SCOTT SIBLEY to Senior Project Manager! Scott joined our team almost two years and quickly made his presence known by helping secure $30 million in projects with the Dixon Public School District, including renovations and additions to three schools within…

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Welcome: Brennan Karber

Welcome: Brennan Karber Russell is excited to welcome BRENNAN KARBER to the team as a Project Engineer! Brennan is a familiar face to Russell as he returns to us after interning with us last summer. In December Brennan graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering. Prior to interning with us,…

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Kelly Young Promoted to Senior Development Manager

Kelly Young Promoted to Senior Development Manager Russell is thrilled to announce the promotion of KELLY YOUNG to Senior Development Manager! Kelly joined our team back in March with extensive development and construction management experience. She has proven to be a strong contributor on our development team ever since as she has provided many development…

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