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National Ranking, Lonestar Electric & Parkview Residences Updates

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Kent Companies Ranked as 13th Largest Concrete Construction Firm Nationwide

ENR Magazine released the Top 600 Specialty Contractors edition in late October. Our team ranked as the 13th largest concrete construction firm and the 139th largest specialty contractor nationwide. The rankings are based off of 2017 revenue figures by companies that self-report in the annual survey. Our innovative workforce development initiatives were also recognized in the feature.

Click here to read the entire article. 

Kent Companies Texas – Commercial Division

Submitted by Drew Holloway, Project Manager

Project: Lonestar Electric – Benbrook, Texas

Owner: Lone Star Electric Co. 

General Contractor: Bullard Construction

General Superintendent Thomas Casillas and Superintendent Jose Martinez and their team are driving progress at Lonestar Electric for Bullard Construction. Despite schedule delays from abnormally high rain in September and October and strict requirements from the city of Benbrook, the RED Nation delivers productivity.

Lonestar Electric – By the Numbers:

  • Slab on Grade: 40,650 SF
  • Piers: 76
  • Tilt Wall Panels: 63 panels; 32,645  total SF
  • Paving: 82,512 total SF
  • City Walks: 3,886 SF
  • Private Walks: 2,092 SF

 

Kent Companies Texas – Multi-Family Division

Project: Parkview Residences – Southlake, Texas

General Contractor: Jordan Foster Construction

Levels one through five are poured out, and the Multi-Family team is forming the roof level on the north end of the building. Superintendent Alberto Maldanado and his team are delivering on the Four Hallmarks at every turn for Jordan Foster Construction, whose Senior Project Manager shared kudos with all subcontractors on the project, “Thanks go out to the Kent Companies for their efforts with the concrete work.” This project is anticipated to top out before the Thanksgiving holiday.

 

Kent Companies Texas – Multi-Family Division

Project: Jefferson Promenade – Irving, Texas

General Contractor: JPI

JPI sent Executive Vice President Keith Collinsworth  kudos to recognize the Multi-Family team for their extraordinary efforts. Thanks for delivering the Four Hallmarks of Safety, Productivity, Quality and Customer Service to our key customers every day.

I wanted to give Kent Companies a big THANK YOU for your work at Promenade over this weekend and the last two days in getting the building pad you are pouring today ready. Obviously the weather hasn’t helped us out at all the whole month of October, but Kent’s perseverance, communication, and dedication made this pour happen and gives our framers more real estate.  Thank you for your teamwork!

Go RED!