Meet abcCONNECT Committee Member: Zach Dixon!

Zach Dixon with Delmarva Surety, is a member of the abcCONNECT Committee. The committee’s focus is to form or improve relationships with member and non-member companies and present resources that ABC offers of which companies may be unaware. Dixon specializes in working with contractors in regards to their surety bonds …

Potential PLA: ABC Urges Members to Complete Survey in Opposition

The Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is asking for comments from the construction community about the potential use of a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) on the sideways expansion of Poplar Island in the Talbot County, Maryland area. For more information about the project, please visit here. Associated Builders and …

EXCELLENCE WINNERS- 2016 Excellence in Construction Award Recipients

Avena Contracting, LLC Johns Hopkins Health System Legal Department Kelly Benefit Strategies CAM Electrical Services, Inc. Luk Fu Chesapeake Contracting Group Foundry Row DPR Construction Father Martin’s Ashley – Skip’s Hall for Integrated Addiction Treatment MedStar Bel Air Medical Campus Harkins Builders, Inc. Mulberry at Park Apartments KANE Construction, Inc. …

MERIT Winners- 2016 Excellence in Construction Winners

Ariosa & Company, LLC Roland Park Country School Stages Music Arts Academy US Lacrosse Headquarters CAM Construction Co., Inc. Hereford High School Renovation, STEM Addition and Cafeteria Chesapeake Contracting Group Bowie Marketplace Oxford Square Park at Winters Run DPR Construction Corporate Office Property Trust – Central Amenities Hub Mt. Airy …

Taste the Delicious Sagamore Rye Whiskey at the Build Baltimore Gala

Enjoy the rich flavors of the Sagamore Rye Whiskey at the Build Baltimore Gala on February 25th at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel. Try this delectable elixir throughout the event at the tasting table or enjoy the featured drink: The Maryland Mule. Distilled in Baltimore, this whiskey is known for its …

Thank you to our Sponsors!

With the gala approaching this weekend, we’d like to thank our gracious sponsors. Without them, Project JumpStart would not be such a success for those Baltimore residents in need. The Build Baltimore Gala is graciously underwritten in part by KOCH Industries The mikeroweWORKS Foundation Stanley Black & Decker A special thank …

City Council to Once Again Take up Min Wage Hike

Baltimore’s City Council appears determined to move forward with legislation that would phase in minimum wage increases to reach $15 per hour by 2022. This iteration of the legislation has been somewhat improved over what was introduced last year, but it still fails to address its most basic flaws, which …

Top Apprentices to Represent ABC Baltimore at Craft Championship

NATIONAL CRAFT CHAMPIONSHIP Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Feb. 28 – Mar. 3, 2017 Fourth-year apprentices Joshua Burns, Robert Caskey, Ryan Nelson, and James Ellis will represent ABC Baltimore at the National Craft Championship, held this year Feb. 28 – Mar. 3 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Burns, a plumber with Southern Mechanical; …

ABC National Urges President Trump to Rescind Pro-PLA Executive Order

ABC National urged President Trump to rescind an executive order by former President Obama, which encourages federal agencies to require union-only project labor agreements (PLAs), on federal contracts valued at $25 million or more. In the letter to the new president, ABC President and CEO Mike Bellaman instead urges the new president …

Meet abcCONNECT Committee Chair: Brittany Peddicord

Brittany Peddicord with Life Safety Systems, Inc. (LSS) is the new chair of the abcCONNECT committee. The committee’s focus is to form or improve relationships with member and non-member companies and present resources that ABC offers of which companies may be unaware. As the Director of Marketing and Outside Sales for …