THE SMALL BUSINESS CIRCLE

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This peer group is designed for the upcoming and coming contractor. Through your participation in this group, you will have direct access to our Small Contractor Specialist on those key back-room business issues that can make the difference between success and failure. For more info, contact ABC’s Small Business Specialist …

DIVERSITY COUNCIL

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This group is focused on providing valuable services and counsel to women and minority-owned contractors, including the sharing of best practices, mentoring and much, much more! For more info, contact ABC’s Kirston Graves

TECH COUNCIL

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This group is made up of project managers, operational personnel from general contracting and subcontracting community alike. Come together and share best practices; build valuable relationships; collaborate; tech demos and much more! For more info, contact ABC’s Director of Programs and Events, Brittany Chaapel ABC Baltimore’s new BUILD Groups are …

GENERAL CONTRACTOR EXECUTIVE ROUNDTABLE

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This group will provide you the opportunity to meet with those companies you compete with on a regular basis. Stay on top of key regulations; work to advance relationships with the subcontractor community. For more info, contact ABC’s Mike Henderson ABC Baltimore’s new BUILD Groups are designed to provide peer …

Governor Hogan Keynotes 1st Ever All-Maryland ABC Graduation

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150 students representing companies across Maryland graduated on May 31, 2018, from craft training programs from three chapters across the state of Maryland: Baltimore, Chesapeake Shores and Metro Washington at UMBC’s RAC Arena. Secretary of Labor, Kelly Schulz was in attendance, gave remarks, and introduced the evening’s commencement speaker, Governor …

New Wage Law Exposes Primes to Increased Liability

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Starting October 1 2018, general contractors will face increased exposure when performing any work in Maryland because of a new law. The law makes general contractors responsible for any wages its subcontractors fail to pay its employees during a project. To avoid steep penalties, your company should keep these important …

ABC Members Dominate BBJ’s ‘Top 25’ List

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This week, the Baltimore Business Journal reported the Top 25 Largest Construction and General Contractors in Greater Baltimore, of which 18 were ABC members. Finalists are ranked by their 2017 contracting revenue. Congratulations to the members listed. Gilbane Building Co. Hensel Phelps Construction Co. Clark Group Turner Construction Co. Kinsley …

Women in ABC Announce Scholarship Winners

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  The Women in ABC awarded one main scholarship and two runner-up scholarships to three deserving young women looking to enter the construction industry. The premiere winner, Arielle Wickstrom (above left) is currently an intern with Harkins Builders and is also enrolled in Howard Community College in the construction management …

Southway & EMJAY Win Projects of the Year at ABC Baltimore Excellence in Construction Awards Ceremony

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MEC2 Captures 1st Ever ‘Model Member’ Award Southway Builders won the General Contractor Project of the Year for City Arts 2 – an affordable housing community located in central Baltimore. The community provides a preference for working artists and incorporates sustainable features such as: high efficiency plumbing fixtures, CO detectors, high-albedo …

Thank you to the Excellence in Construction Awards Ceremony Sponsors

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Alliance Exterior Construction Belfast Valley East Coast Electric EMJAY Gray and Son HMS Insurace Katz Abosh Kinsley Construction Kogok Lewis Contractors Mechanical Engineering Merritt Construction Services North Point Builders Baker Donelson RCMD Ruppert Landscape Sessa Sheet Metal Skillforce Southway Builders Sunbelt Rentals Wohlsen Contractors

Board Member ‘SPOTLIGHT’ Dave Jaques

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Dave Jaques, President, Partner Contracting Company: Partner Contracting, LLC Job Description: As president, I oversee the day to day operations, estimating, project management, trade partner relationships and overall direction of the company. As a small business owner wearing multiple hats is the name of the game. How did you get involved …

Discount on Workers’ Comp Increases to 10% for Qualifying ABC Members

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Media Release Chesapeake Employers Insurance Company 8722 Loch Raven Boulevard Towson, MD 21286   (TOWSON, Md.) — Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company, who offers qualifying ABC members an exclusive workers’ compensation insurance program, said it has increased the discount it offers members to 10 percent. The higher discount is effective as …

WABC partners with Home Depot to educate young women

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The Women of ABC Committee partnered with the Home Depot in Cockeysville to provide local young women from Baltimore County Schools with hands-on activities and insight into the construction industry. The day began with the hosts, Aisha and Debbie from Home Depot, telling inspiring stories about their journey through the …

Strategic Partner Profile: Enterprise Fleet Management

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Enterprise serves ABC members with customized fleet management programs. Member companies can take advantage of exclusive manufacturer rebates on their fleet with Enterprise. Enterprise Fleet Management is part of the Enterprise family, which collectively operates the world’s largest fleet of vehicles. Whether it’s fleet management solutions, car and truck rental …

ABC Baltimore Apprentices Earn 3 Medals at the National Craft Championship

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Hirsch Electric takes home first place title  NATIONAL CRAFT CHAMPIONSHIPS Long Beach, CA; Mar. 19-23 ABC Baltimore is pleased to announce the following accomplishments at last week’s ABC National Craft Championship: Jacob Vitek (pictured above) with Hirsch Electric, LLC won FIRST PLACE in the Commercial/Industrial Electrical competition Anthony Alezzy with …

Board Member ‘Spotlight:’ Ross McCausland

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Company:  I work for CSI Support and Development. CSI is A non-profit developer and owner of affordable seniors housing. Job Description:  CSI has buildings in Michigan, California, Maryland and Massachusetts. I am responsible for the Massachusetts and Maryland properties.  My responsibilities include renovations of existing apartment buildings, new development and …

Member News

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See what ABC members are up to! To submit your company’s news, email Ally D’Ovidio. Partner Contracting Completes Renovated Space for Art with a Heart Partner Contracting recently completed a 8,000SF+ renovation of the former Evergreen Health space at the Mill No. 1 Building at 3000 Falls Road in Hamden …

Women in ABC Committee ‘Spotlight’ Sara Johnson

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Company: Ariosa & Company LLC Job Description: I am involved with a variety of functions at Ariosa & Company. I am the Service Department Coordinator and am also involved with Project Management and Accounting. I have recently become more involved with the estimating department and continue to expand my knowledge …

Women in Construction Week: Brittany Tegeler, Owner of Tegeler Source

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WABC Member Spotlight Template:  Brittany Tegeler Company: Tegeler Source LLC Job Description: Owner and Managing Member of Tegeler Source. Tegeler Source is a Baltimore-based company that is MDOT MBE/DBE/SBE, DDOT DBE, Baltimore City WBE, WOSB, and SBR certified.  Tegeler Source has two divisions: Material Supply Division: with trusted manufacturer relationships, …