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Escalating Materials: What you need to know

By Evergreen Construction / March 2021

2020 brought an onslaught of changes in the construction industry. There was a sudden increase of working from home; there were shifts in commercial construction, and there were huge material inflations. COVID-19’s manufacturing delays and personnel shortages were married with an election year to create the perfect storm of material challenges. While these issues might…

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Meet our Spring 2021 Interns

By Evergreen Construction / February 2021

The Evergreen Internship and Co-Op program is designed to bring college students into our company and fully engage them in the world of construction management. We place our interns and co-ops directly into established project teams – whether that be in the field, in project management, or in our pre-construction department. Through each and every…

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Operation Drone: Meet Our Pilots

By Evergreen Construction / February 2021

At Evergreen Construction, we have three on-staff, FAA-licensed drone pilots.

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Trends in Commercial Construction in 2021

By Evergreen Construction / December 2020

We anticipate seeing a few trends in commercial construction this year that will likely become mainstays in our sector.

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Evergreen Gives Back for Giving Tuesday and Beyond

By Evergreen Construction / December 2020

One of our company culture pillars is community involvement, and that involves giving back in various ways. On any given day, you might find us participating in 5Ks, sponsoring and playing in charity golf tournaments, contributing to endowments, or even volunteering our time. Even in the midst of one of the strangest years to date,…

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What is “topping out,” and why do we celebrate it?

By Evergreen Construction / October 2020

Have you heard construction friends or colleagues excitedly share about a “topping out,” and wonder what they were talking about? The topping out ceremony is an age-old tradition in which the tallest and last beam is placed on a project. It marks a major milestone for everyone on the project. It signifies the groundwork being…

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Post-Pandemic Architecture: What we can expect in our buildings in 2021 and beyond

By Evergreen Construction / September 2020

It goes without saying that the lasting impacts of COVID-19 will stretch well-beyond our society’s health. In fact, many branches of our lives will be touched by its repercussions for months, even years to come. While some might be longing for life before COVID-19 and to “return to normal,” we are choosing to think about…

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Evergreen’s Ronald E. McNair Middle School Wins CMAA

By Evergreen Construction / August 2020

We are elated to announce our project, Ronald E. McNair Middle School, has won the Public Building – New Construction | Education under $50M category by the CMAA South Atlantic Chapter in their 2020 Project Achievement Awards. Here’s how we tackled one of our most challenging and rewarding (both figuratively and literally) projects to date:…

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Investing in Interns: How our internship program shapes our present and our future

By Evergreen Construction / July 2020

Perhaps our most valuable contribution to the field is our internship program. In fact, many of the familiar faces you see at Evergreen today began their careers as interns with us.

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Unexpected Sustainability: Adaptive Reuse

By Evergreen Construction / May 2020

Sustainability in construction is still something experts in our industry are working to wrap their heads around. Like the rest of the construction field, we’re always looking for ways to be more green with our practices. One of the most popular and innovative ways to put green practices into place is through what’s known as…

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