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Craft Your Narrative: Careers in Construction Month

Careers in Construction Month is an annual, nationwide initiative designed to increase awareness and appreciation of craft professionals and the entire construction workforce. The campaign was launched to inspire the next generation of craft professionals while telling the story of the current and past workforce’s legacy. To do our part, […]

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Construction Inclusion Week: Making Room for Diversity

There should always be a seat at the table for diversity. Our craftspeople and professionals all come from a blend of different backgrounds and create who we are as a company. We’re creative problem solvers because we make room for these unique perspectives across the board. As such, we’re participating […]

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Kent Companies Ranks #9 in Top Concrete Firms by Engineering News-Record

Kent Companies, Inc. was recognized as #9 in the Top 20 Concrete Firms and #68 overall in the newly released Engineering News-Record 2021 Top 600 Specialty Contractors list. The annual ranking demonstrates the company’s continued commitment to its team, customers and agile operations throughout the pandemic. “Our commitment to our […]

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The Value of Connecting with Your People

It’s no secret construction is a challenging industry. Our people are strong, prideful and passionate, and endure strenuous work at the jobsite. What is the best, most effective way to extend your appreciation? Our leadership team makes it a priority to visit our jobsites to build relationships and have important […]

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Pre-Construction Planning: Forecasting Winter Weather on the Jobsite

Winter construction in Michigan and across the Midwest is downright brutal. Ice, snow and cold temperatures are serious challenges. You can gain a significant competitive advantage by planning project talks around winter weather conditions now. It will save you time, money and effort – and will demonstrate your expertise through […]

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The Value of Industry Associations for Concrete Contractors

Our colleagues across the country find incredible value in industry associations – from committees and conferences to networking and survey data. Industry associations work in partnership with contractors to create better industry standards, align on big picture initiatives and spur thinking about new technology, resources and processes. The connections and […]

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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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