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Russell Field Leader Receives Prestigious Master Builder Designation

Russell Field Leader Receives Prestigious Master Builder Designation Life-long learning. As a Russell team member, learning and growing is vastly important to what we do and who we are as a company. We are so proud to announce that long-time Field Leader, Travis Benz, has earned the designation Master Builder through the Master Builders of…

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HBD Construction Merges with Russell to Fuel Strategic Growth

HBD Construction Merges with Russell to Fuel Strategic Growth HBD Construction, one of St. Louis, Missouri’s oldest contractors, has officially merged with Russell. Mike Perry, Executive Vice President and former President of HBD, says, “This is great news for our team and our clients. Our company is looking forward to growing our capabilities in St….

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Ribbon Cutting: R. Richard Bittner YMCA 

Ribbon Cutting: R. Richard Bittner YMCA  Thursday, December 17th was a day to remember for the Quad Cities community as the R. Richard Bittner YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley officially cut the ribbon on a new 73,000 s.f., 3-story state-of-the-art facility in Downtown Davenport. Located on 4th Street and near East River Drive, this…

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United Way 2020 Recap

United Way 2020 Recap Improving the quality of life in our community is one of our top values at Russell, and given the year we’ve experienced, our community needs the support more than ever. One way we demonstrate this value each year is through our United Way campaign. This year we decided to raise the…

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Vulnerable Yet Resilient: 2021 Senior Housing Outlook

Vulnerable Yet Resilient: 2021 Senior Housing Outlook The year 2020 will certainly be remembered as one of many things. Whether it’s the pandemic, Zoom calls, remote learning, or the NBA Bubble, it’s certainly a year to best not repeating going forward. COVID-19 has creeped into our lives over the last 9 months and has remained…

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Adapting to Challenges of COVID in the Construction of Senior Living Projects

Adapting to Challenges of COVID in the Construction of Senior Living Projects Business has not been “as usual” since the identification of the COVID-19 pandemic in March of 2020. Russell has responded with an all-hands-on-deck effort in order to keep projects on time and on schedule. Russell’s preconstruction and construction management team has to be…

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Construction Update: Windmill Landings

Construction Update: Windmill Landings Windmill Landings in Batavia, IL is scheduled for an first quarter opening in 2020. Situated on a rolling 6.7 acre site, this new 142 unit Senior Living Community will offer Batavia and area with a variety of living and care programs. The new facility will feature multiple points of entry for…

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Groundbreaking: New Shive-Hattery QC Office

GROUNDBREAKING: NEW SHIVE-HATTERY QC OFFICE On Wednesday, November 4th, Russell broke ground on a new 18,880 s.f., single-story conventional steel structure alongside Shive-Hattery representatives, Geifman First Equity and other community leaders. This new facility will be located on the north side of 56th Avenue W in Bettendorf and house multiple tenants, including Shive-Hattery and Geifman…

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Welcome: New Team Members!

Welcome: NEW TEAM MEMBERS Over the past few months, Russell has added a couple new team members. Please join us in welcoming them! Ron Fornero-Green Ron joined the Russell team back in July as an Information Systems Coordinator! With over 20 years of IT experience, he most recently worked for a local printing company as…

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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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