Employee Profile – Carson Lyons

At Granger Construction, our teammates are our most valuable assets. Meet Carson Lyons, a Superintendent with our Michigan State Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) project team. Name: Carson Lyons Title: Superintendent Project/Team: MSUFCU Alma Mater/Education: BS in Architecture from Lawrence Technological …

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Risk Prevention and Total Cost of Construction in Hardened Markets

Insurance rates affect construction costs for Owners across industries. But in hard markets, a Construction Manager’s (CM) proactive attention to risk prevention, avoidance and incident management is especially beneficial for maintaining lower total cost of construction. INSURANCE PRACTICES Most construction …

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Innovative Early Elementary Complex Receives Recognition

Granger Construction was honored to be recognized at the 134th annual CAM Awards for its contributions to Dexter Community Schools’ new Early Elementary Complex. This was one of the top 12 projects recognized by the Construction Association of Michigan (CAM) and …

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BIM Coordination Meetings Keep MSU STEM Project Lean

As work continues on the Michigan State University STEM Teaching and Learning Facility, Michigan’s first-ever Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) building, Granger team members see success from weekly BIM Coordination meetings. What is BIM? “BIM, or Building Information Modeling, is a way …

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GRANGER RECEIVES 2019 OUTSYSTEMS LOW-CODE INNOVATION AWARD

Granger Construction was honored to receive a 2019 OutSystems Low-Code Innovation Award for “Most Business Impact.” OutSystems is an enterprise platform solution that allows organizations to link and build data channels through custom application development and syncing with current data …

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PLANNING FFE (FURNITURE, FIXTURES AND EQUIPMENT)

Furniture, fixtures and equipment (FFE) are details Owners often discuss with specialty vendors rather than Construction Management partners. However, planning these features early and often throughout your project can save time and money while leading to a better final deliverable. …

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2019 Intern Profile – Jacob Overberg

Granger Construction has a long-running internship program, employing college students each year in the office and on-site at various projects. Meet Jacob Overberg, a member of Granger’s 2019 Summer Internship Program. Name: Jacob Overberg Hometown: Troy, Michigan School: University of Michigan Field of …

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2019 Intern Profile – Alaina Schrauben

Granger Construction has a long-running internship program, employing college students each year in the office and on-site at various projects. Meet Alaina Schrauben, a member of Granger’s 2019 Summer Internship Program. Name: Alaina Schrauben Hometown: Portland, Michigan School: Central Michigan University Field …

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2019 Intern Profile – Sam Sponseller

Granger Construction has a long-running internship program, employing college students each year in the office and on-site at various projects. Meet Sam Sponseller, a member of Granger’s 2019 Summer Internship Program. Name: Sam Sponseller Hometown: Shepherd, Michigan School: Ferris State University Field …

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