Category Archives: Construction

Minority-owned Company Leads Successful Renovation of Vista Restaurant

Columbia, SC (March 31, 2016) – CARBRA Construction and Design, Inc., a minority- and woman-owned general contracting company, recently completed the successful renovation of new Vista establishment, City Bar and Fondue. In addition to CARBRA, three other minority-owned businesses provided services for the project, bringing the minority participation rate to more than 50 percent. In…
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ABC Carolinas seeks instructors for project management classes

ABC Carolinas, a regional chapter of a national builder and contractor trade association, is looking to start up a Project Management Class for its members, and needs members who could teach different modules of the class: Intro to Project Management Safety Interpersonal Skills                         Issues and Resolutions                    Construction Documents                      Construction Planning Estimating and Cost Control  Scheduling…
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John Griffin Joins Bobbitt Team as Project Developer

[caption id="attachment_1906" align="alignleft" width="300"] John Griffin[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 15, 2016) – Bobbitt Design Build is pleased to welcome new team member John G. Griffin as a project developer in the Columbia, S.C., office. Griffin will focus on developing and negotiating design-build construction projects. “John is a great addition to our team,” said Bobbitt president…
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Bobbitt Design Build finishes facility for Pineview Mental Health

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Feb. 25, 2016) – Bobbitt Design Build recently finished construction on a 5,652-square-foot regional office for Pineview Mental Health located at 1848 Pineview Road in Columbia. The new location will increase the facility's access to new patients in the area and extend the reach of its programs. Bobbitt was chosen as the general…
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Mashburn Construction adds Dave Balderson to health care business development group

[caption id="attachment_1224" align="alignleft" width="233"] Dave Balderson, Healthcare Business Development at Mashburn Construction[/caption] Dave Balderson joins Mashburn’s Columbia office in Healthcare Business Development. In 2010 he received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from U.S.C.’s Darla Moore School of Business. Dave has worked in the industry for six years and held positions as a construction project…
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Bobbitt Repurposes Camden’s City Arena to be Diverse Event Space

CAMDEN, S.C. (Feb. 12, 2016) – Bobbitt Design Build recently renovated the City of Camden’s City Arena at the corner of Broad and Bull Streets to serve as a robust event venue. Originally built in the 1960s, City Arena served the City of Camden for over 50 years as a primary recreation gymnasium and event…
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Bobbitt Breaks Ground on New John Harris Body Shop Headquarters in Irmo

IRMO, S.C. (Jan. 28, 2016) – Bobbitt Design Build recently began construction on the future 14,897-square-foot corporate headquarters for John Harris Body Shop at 111 Evergreen Drive in Irmo, which sits prominently on a 2.30 acre lot off Interstate 26 at Lake Murray Blvd. Veteran- and family-owned since 1975, John Harris Body Shop will utilize…
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Historic Columbia Offers Plaster Preservation Workshop at Allen University

COLUMBIA, S.C. (January 14, 2016)—Historic Columbia, in partnership with Allen University and GMK Associates, Inc., is offering a plaster workshop at Allen’s historic Chappelle Auditorium on Saturday, January 30, from 9:30 to noon. The program begins with a tour of the Chappelle Auditorium and continues with a discussion of the building construction and materials of…
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Jeremy Rowe named President-Elect of Columbia Contractors Association

Columbia, SC – Hood Construction is excited to announce that Vice President of Operations, Jeremy Rowe, has been named President-Elect of Columbia Contractors Association. Rowe, who has been with Hood Construction for 10 years and in the industry for 19, is also a longtime member of Columbia Contractors Association. Hood Construction has enjoyed a long-standing…
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