K-12 School Bonds: Things to Consider Before Voting

Party affiliation notwithstanding, every election brings a chance of finding a K-12 school bond proposal on your ballot. As you consider your vote, will you make an informed decision, or one based on gut reaction? As the main source of …

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Case Study: South Lyon Community Schools

In construction, contingency expenses can have a substantial impact on total project cost. Controlling these expenses is one reason why owners are wise to evaluate construction management firms beyond just the lowest first cost presented. An experienced and trusted CM …

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Project Update: Dexter Community Schools

Granger Construction is making noticeable progress on Dexter Community Schools’ 2017 Bond Program. The largest piece of the construction project – a new elementary school – is beginning to take shape. Since the official groundbreaking ceremony in November 2017, most …

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Designing Schools for Modern Learning

Today, the world of education for students is significantly different than it was for previous generations. The skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the today’s hyper-connected and global economy require a different type of education. The tools students have …

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Central Montcalm Public Schools Showcase New Addition

Central Montcalm Public Schools hosted an Open House on Monday, December 18, to show off the recently completed addition to the High School/Middle School. This addition now serves as the main entrance for the building. The addition, completed by Granger …

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Photos: Dexter Community Schools Groundbreaking

In August, voters in the Dexter School District approved a $72 million bond to fund construction of a new elementary school along with other building and facility upgrades. The Dexter community selected Granger Construction as the construction manager for these …

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Project Update: Central Montcalm Public Schools

Granger was selected by the Central Montcalm Public School district to help pass an $11.6 million bond initiative in August 2016. The bond was designed to fund improvements to school buildings, with the primary focus on improving traffic flow, student …

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Cole Academy East Groundbreaking

Cole Academy East – a public, non-profit charter school – formally kicked-off the construction of a new 23,000 square-foot elementary school with a groundbreaking ceremony on August 10. Upon opening in fall 2018, the school will initially serve kindergarten through …

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Work officially underway at Central Montcalm Public Schools

Improvements part of $11.6 million bond for school construction Improvements to Central Montcalm Public Schools in Stanton, Mich., are officially underway, signified by a recent groundbreaking ceremony on May 15. Voters in the school district passed an $11.6 million bond in …

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2017 Construction Trends: K-12

Heading into the new year, we asked Granger Construction leaders for their thoughts on new or continuing trends for 2017. Dennis Wilson, director of new project development and K-12 market segment leader, summarizes the 2017 outlook for this market segment below.   K-12 …

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