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2020 Notable Women in Construction and Design

2020 Notable Women in Construction and Design

Molly McShane, Chief Operating Officer, was named to Crain's Chicago Business' list of Notable Women in Construction and Design. The list honors women in the Chicago area for their career achievements in traditionally male-dominated sectors. Molly was not only the…

COVID-19 and the Building Market – Vol. 6

COVID-19 and the Building Market – Vol. 6

Much like last week, we continue to operate both of our construction businesses and our development business in a more stable environment. While we proceed to put current work in place, we are also focused on signing new work and…

COVID-19 and the Building Market – Vol. 5

COVID-19 and the Building Market – Vol. 5

The shift in tone that I’ve witnessed over the last week has turned from triaging the current crisis to thoughtful planning for the future. Curves are flattening, guidelines for when people can go back to work are being discussed, protective…

2020 Top Multi-Family Builders

2020 Top Multi-Family Builders

The McShane Companies was ranked as #7 on the National Multifamily Housing Council's list of largest multi-family builders in the nation. In 2019 the firm started construction on nearly 5,000 units, bringing the total number of units constructed to more…

COVID-19 and the Building Market – Vol. 4

COVID-19 and the Building Market – Vol. 4

This past week saw the construction industry continue to move forward in most markets, while maintaining intense focus on health and safety measures. Some officials are reporting increased public scrutiny of jobsite safety, as construction is a highly visible exclusion…

The Lotus Project Named Industrial Project of the Year

The Lotus Project Named Industrial Project of the Year

The Lotus Project is the proud recipient of the 2020 AZRE Red Award in the Best Industrial Project Under 600,000 square feet category. Each year, Arizona Real Estate Magazine holds The Real Estate & Development Awards honoring the developers, contractors…

COVID-19 and the Building Market – Vol. 3

COVID-19 and the Building Market – Vol. 3

In comparison to the last several chaotic weeks, this past week has been relatively stable. Work continues on about 95% of our active construction sites across the country. Most municipalities have clarified that construction is an essential business, and we…

COVID-19 and the Building Market – Vol. 2

COVID-19 and the Building Market – Vol. 2

The current environment continues to affect our businesses in rapidly evolving ways. Most municipalities have deemed construction an essential activity and, as such, the majority of our jobsites are pushing forward. However, in some parts of the country, it is…

COVID-19 and the Building Market – Vol. 1

COVID-19 and the Building Market – Vol. 1

The current market conditions are impacting construction and development in different ways. The construction industry’s environment is inherently different from the office environment in that it is frequently open air, or individuals are widely dispersed indoors. This setting makes it…

Fifth Avenue Apartments Groundbreaking

Fifth Avenue Apartments Groundbreaking

Interfaith Housing Development Corporation (IHDC), is pleased to announce the groundbreaking of its latest housing development, Fifth Avenue Apartments, providing 72 new affordable housing units in the Village of Maywood, a western suburb of Chicago. The development has been made possible…

New Affordable Senior Housing Community in Atlanta

New Affordable Senior Housing Community in Atlanta

National Church Residences and True Light Baptist Church are partnering to build a $24 million affordable housing community, which will serve the growing senior population in Atlanta’s Westside neighborhood. True Light Haven will be a high-quality; 124-unit community located at…

Jennifer Werneke Named 2020 Notable Leader in HR

Jennifer Werneke Named 2020 Notable Leader in HR

Jennifer Werneke, Vice President of Human Resources at The McShane Companies, was named to the Crain’s Chicago Business 2020 Notable Leaders in HR list. The list recognizes human resources executives who have found innovative solutions to the challenges modern day…