Construction projects witness reemergence of prefabrication

Prefabrication making a comeback thanks to technology, schedules Prefabrication is making a comeback in the commercial construction industry, and savvy owners and leading-edge construction firms are taking advantage of the many benefits that come with it. The idea of constructing …

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Use of Lean principles accelerates Monroe County jail project

Ohio project benefits from Lean principles, technology The flow has started for the entire project. That’s how Granger Construction Project Engineer Evan Schroeder recently described the biggest change that’s been realized by incorporating Lean construction principles on the Monroe County …

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2017 Construction Trends: Public Sector/Corrections

Heading into the new year, we asked Granger Construction leaders for their thoughts on new or continuing trends for 2017. Rob Train, vice president and public sector/corrections market segment leader, summarizes the 2017 outlook for this market segment below.   Public …

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Whitepaper: Bond Elections – Getting to “YES”

Granger expert details process for winning bond elections Developing — and subsequently passing — a bond initiative is often the first step to securing the necessary funds to start a construction project in the public sector, particularly among K-12 organizations …

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Building a Collaborative Corrections Project Team

How an integrated project delivery approach benefits corrections construction projects For years, industry professionals have promoted the benefits of employing a higher level of collaboration to deliver successful construction projects. Evolving primarily from Design-Build or Design-Assist approaches, Integrated Project Delivery …

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Muskegon County Jail approaches anniversary

Award-winning facility marks one year in service The end of September marks the one-year anniversary of operations for the Muskegon County Adult Jail Complex in downtown Muskegon. Completed by Granger Construction in 2015, the three-story, 89,000 square-foot jail replaced an …

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Project Update – Kent County Correctional Facility

Granger continues to enhance reputation as leader in corrections construction Construction is underway at the Kent County Correctional Facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Kent County recently selected Granger Construction to build a new addition to the jail for kitchen and work release space. …

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Tri-State Sheriffs’ Forum: Top 5 Takeaways

Government and corrections officials from three Midwestern states gathered recently in Lansing, Michigan to discuss trends related to the funding, design and construction of corrections facilities. The first-ever Tri-State Sheriffs’ Forum, hosted by Granger Construction, welcomed officials from 15 counties …

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