MacKenzie Contracting Celebrates Women in Construction Week

Women in Construction Week takes place from March 6th to March 12th with the goal to raise awareness around the lack of representation of women in construction and to highlight all the great initiatives of women in the industry. This week celebrates the history of women in construction, along with how they have overcome adversity…

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MacKenzie Contracting Selects Elan Hilaire as Project Manager

MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC, a full-service general contracting and construction management firm serving the Mid-Atlantic region, has selected Elan Hilaire as Project Manager. Formerly Vice President, Facilities Manager for Howard Bank, Hilaire brings more than ten years of construction management, commercial real estate and related business experience to this new position and will work from…

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The Value of Open Book Contracting – Is It Right for Your Project?

The “design-bid-build” method has been the industry norm for many years. However, is it always the right approach for every construction project? Below, the team at MacKenzie Contracting compares traditional bidding methods with Open Book contracting so you can determine the right method for completing your project.   The “Design–Bid–Build” Method   Most clients approach…

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How We Navigate Potential Schedule Delays with Material Delivery and Permitting Times

Given today’s delays with manufacturing and permitting processes, contractors have to find new ways to navigate construction scheduling. While unforeseen events of the past year have contributed to increased material pricing and project delays, there are methods that the MacKenzie Contracting professionals employ to maneuver these potential barriers and consult clients on best practices. Marty…

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ABC Baltimore Recognizes MacKenzie Contracting

MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC is pleased to announce that they have been awarded the STEP Diamond Safety Award by The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Baltimore, a national construction industry trade association. MacKenzie Contracting has received ABC’s recognition for the past 18 years, receiving their Awards of Excellence, STEP Gold Level Safety Awards, STEP Platinum…

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MacKenzie Expands Columbia Footprint

The MacKenzie Companies are pleased to announce the recent expansion of their Columbia, Howard County, Maryland office. Still prominently positioned in the downtown Columbia market, the new office is located at Little Patuxent Square, 10175 Little Patuxent Parkway. Nearly doubling their footprint in size, this location will include members of MacKenzie’s brokerage, property management, and…

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MacKenzie Contracting Promotes Sara Pollacco to Senior Project Manager

MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Sara Pollacco to Senior Project Manager. This promotion recognizes Sara’s extensive growth with repeat clients and how she has become the requested and go-to Project Manager for some of our biggest clients that span a multitude of industries. “I am proud of Sara’s…

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MacKenzie Contracting Promotes Mike Lambert to Vice President

MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Mike Lambert to Vice President. The promotion recognizes Mike’s continued contributions at Anne Arundel Medical Center, Anne Arundel Physical Therapy, The Shops at Iverson, along with his many other projects and repeat clients that have all contributed to the company’s success over the…

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MacKenzie Contracting Awarded Annapolis ENT 21,000 sf Renovation

MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC is pleased to announce they have been awarded a 21,000 square foot interior renovation project for Annapolis ENT, a team of physicians that offer the full spectrum of ENT related services that has been serving the greater Annapolis region for more than 30 years. The group currently occupies medical office space…

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The State of Commercial Contracting: Adapting to the New Normal

commercial construction worker looking at a project holding a hard hat

At the end of a tumultuous second quarter, what should tenants and landlords in the Mid-Atlantic be considering construction-wise as we approach four months of our “new normal?” Joe Versey, Senior Vice President of Business Development for MacKenzie’s Contracting Division, weighs in on the current state of commercial contracting and trends in construction, workplace renovations…

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