Archive | January, 2014

Collaboration Is Key To Construction Project Success

Posted on: January 3, 2014


In the current building construction market amid financial challenges, owners and public institutions are beginning to look for more than the lowest bid on their projects. More and more they are looking for project delivery that is team-oriented, focused on quality and solves project problems in a spirit of collaboration. When RA-LIN is considered a […]


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RA-LIN Completes New Trion City High School Gymnasium


RA-LIN has completed construction of a new 50,000 SF gymnasium for the Trion City Schools Board of Education. The Board  elected  to  construct this gym on  the  site  of  the  existing Trion High School requiring significant  coordination  to  eliminate  conflict  with  school academic  and  athletic  operations as work progressed. Iin addition to a gymnasium arena, […]


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RA-LIN Starts New TownePlace Suites by Marriot in Newnan, GA


RA-LIN has begun site work in preparation for the construction of a four story, eighty-nine room extended-stay hotel in Newnan, GA. The 54,000 SF hotel will be a TownePlace Suites by Marriott and is owned by Paramount Hospitality Management, LLC. The hotel will feature studio, one bedroom and two bedroom suites with kitchens equipped with […]


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Georgia’s Public Building Contractor Options Improve Quality, Reduce Costs


In 2000. The state of Georgia’s General Assembly passed House Bill 1079, landmark legislation that required contracts for public works construction projects be awarded in an open and competitive manner. Before this law contractor decisions were usually made by choosing the lowest bid leaving public entities little control over the budget or schedule. Unfortunately, the […]


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Why I Love Douglas County & RA-LIN


Hello, my name is Tonya Jackson. I work as the Marketing Director and Assistant to the President of RA-LIN and I live with my two daughters in Douglasville, GA, about 25 miles from our corporate office. In the last five years, my company has completed an amazing total of seventeen construction projects for the Douglas […]


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RA-LIN Begins Challenging Project at Chattooga County School


RA-LIN has broken ground on the new 152,000 SF Chattooga High School in Summerville, GA. This challenging project is a complete replacement high school being built on an occupied campus site between an existing football field and only twenty feet from the current high school building. Approximately 850 students attend the school daily along with […]


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RA-LIN Project Earns Prestigious LEED® Gold Green Building Award


December 31, 2013, (Carrollton, GA) – RA-LIN announced today that a new Greenway Medical Technologies principal building has been awarded LEED® Gold. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance. “Environmental […]


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RA-LIN Higher Education Project Opens On Schedule


The University of West Georgia in Carrollton cut the ribbon opening its new East Village Housing and Dining Complex recently. RA-LIN president, Ben Garrett addressed guests at the ceremony to thank the university for being such a cooperative and supportive client during construction. The complex was built by RA-LIN in 345 days and, as Garrett […]


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