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Material Shortages Drive General Contractors to Use New Techniques

Widespread shortages in material and skyrocketing prices have drastically impacted the construction industry, leading to development cost increases and project delays nationwide. The lack of accessibility to steel and lumber has caused many general contractors to look for new ways to build their projects. Don’t let supply chain challenges stop […]

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Kent Companies Announces the Promotion of Mark Tromp to Executive Vice President

[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – Kent Companies has named Mark Tromp as Executive Vice President. Mark serves over the underlayments divisions in West Michigan, East Michigan and the Southeast. Throughout Mark’s 40-year tenure, Kent Companies has become a nationally recognized leader in underlayments. More recently, Mark’s leadership has been instrumental in […]

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Building Leadership Opportunities from Within

Building new skylines is exciting, but building opportunities for our people is the real reason we’re here. Kent Companies grows when our people grow, and it’s our job to provide every member of the team with challenging, fulfilling work to build a meaningful career. Your career trajectory at Kent Companies […]

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Building Stronger Communities in Charlotte

This October, we are thrilled to sponsor Choate Construction’s inaugural BuildStrong event. The festival will be held Oct. 9, 2021, from 3 to 7 p.m., at Symphony Park in Charlotte, North Carolina. Proceeds benefit the Autism Strong Foundation, where they will then be mindfully donated back into our community to […]

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Building the Next Generation of Innovators and Thinkers

When the next generation of innovators and thinkers have ideas to make our team stronger, we listen. This spring, we partnered with five students from Calvin University on their capstone project. In late April, the students presented an executive recommendation and toolkit to implement a remote work policy for our […]

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Staying Focused on Safety Culture

By: Dave Schoonbeck, Chief Operating Officer At Kent Companies, our guiding principle is safety. It is the first and most important of our Four Hallmarks as we watch out for each other on and off the job. During Construction Safety Week, we are taking part in an industry-wide initiative to […]

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