Archive | October, 2014

RA-LIN Off to a Great Start with Local Contractors for Coosa High School

Posted on: October 7, 2014


October 2, 2014, Rome, Georgia. – A pre-proposal meeting was held Tuesday afternoon to provide orientation for subcontractors and suppliers in the Floyd County area who hope to participate in the construction of the new Coosa High School. RA-LIN, the construction manager for the project, hosted the meeting at the Floyd County Board of Education […]


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RA-LIN Personnel Speak at Alabama Facilities Director and Constructors Conference

Posted on: October 3, 2014


Mike Dugan and Jay Grubbs, business development executives with RA-LIN, were panel members for discussions at the Alabama Facilities Directors & Constructors Conference which brought facility directors from across the state together for the first time. The Association of Builders and Contractors (ABC) Alabama Chapter sponsored the event which was held in Prattville. The goal […]


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When You Have a Large Project with Limited Schedule Time, Who Do You Call? RA-LIN.


Most educational facilities only have a few months of downtime over the summer when their campus is not filled with students, faculty, and extra-curricular activities.  They often choose this limited time frame to make needed renovations and upgrades to their facilities. Many construction management firms have difficulty with delivering major renovations in such a short […]


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Chamber Event Huge Success


Parkwood Circle will never be the same. RA-LIN, West Georgia Roofing and West GA Electric had the opportunity to host Carroll County Chamber September Networking Event. It was a chance to invite other chamber members, customers, clients, and even their families to meet, eat, share, learn about our respective businesses on Parkwood Circle and build […]


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The Future Home of Kitty Stone Elementary, Jacksonville, Alabama


RA-LIN & Associates was selected as the Construction Manager to lead the construction of Kitty Stone Elementary School in Jacksonville, AL.  Kitty Stone is a replacement school on a new campus site adjacent to Jacksonville High School.  The 94,000 square foot school will house Pre-K through 6th grade, with the site and buildings designed to […]


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Alabama Seeking Answers for Facing the Construction Trade Worker Shortage


According to the Alabama Construction Recruitment Institute (ACRI), for every person who becomes a trade worker, three or four are retiring. It won’t take long for that statistic to affect the cost of construction, and maybe even the capability of contractors to complete projects when owners need them to sustain business growth in the state. […]


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Georgia Experiencing A Serious Construction Trade Worker Shortage


Georgia has just been named the country’s best state for business by CNBC. That is great news and proof that the state economy is getting better every day. Ironically one of the strong decision points was the Georgia workforce. CNBC says, “The Georgia workforce is tops in the nation, with an abundant supply of educated, […]


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RA-LIN Spends Construction Dollars with Local Subcontractors/Suppliers


RA-LIN has completed the construction of the new 113,000 square foot Terrell County Elementary School with 60% of the subcontractor dollars expended going to firms in the Southwest Georgia area. “We make a major effort in our bidding practices to return as much of the contract value to the local area economy as possible”, said […]


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Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Program and RA-LIN’s Blood Drive


This summer was a busy one for the Community Service Committee, and the wonderful volunteers from RA-LIN who so graciously gave their time and energy to support the Committee’s projects. Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Program During the summer months while schools are not in session, Action Ministries works with a program to help ensure kids […]


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