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Dream Team Transforms Parking Space Into Park For A Day

Crain Construction, Smith Gee Studio and ORI teamed to create a temporary public park in Germantown as part of the Civic Design Center’s annual PARK(ing) Day on Sept. 18.

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Crain Volunteers Team with Rebuilding Together on Critical Renovation
Crain Volunteers Team with Rebuilding Together on Critical Renovation

Crain Construction volunteers turned their focus from commercial construction to a kitchen renovation so a Nashville homeowner can finally cook her favorite meals safely and independently. The weekend project is part of Crain Construction’s community give-back commitment and an ongoing tradition of teaming with Rebuilding Together Nashville to make critical home repairs for seniors and low-income homeowners so...

Dream Team Transforms Parking Space Into Park for a Day
Dream Team Transforms Parking Space Into Park for a Day

Crain Construction, Smith Gee Studio and ORI teamed to create a temporary public park in Germantown as part of the Civic Design Center’s annual PARK(ing) Day on Sept. 18. PARK(ing) Day explores ways parking spaces can be transformed into creative public space and calls attention to the need for more parks and open urban space. This year participants...

Crain Construction: New Website, Same Elevated Approach
Crain Construction: New Website, Same Elevated Approach

Quality craftsmanship. Proactive and collaborative solutions. Relationships that are built on honesty and integrity. A commitment to serve. These are the values Crain Construction was built on nearly a century ago. As Nashville and the greater Southeast have grown over the years, so has our company. Yet, we are more committed than ever to the...

Crain Construction named as finalist for NBJ’s Best in Business 2022
Crain Construction named as finalist for NBJ's Best in Business 2022

(NASHVILLE, TN) — The Nashville Business Journal has selected Michael Rankin, President & CEO of Crain Construction, as a finalist for the NBJ’s 2022 Best in Business Awards. Each year, the Business Journal collects nominations and questionnaires for the area’s top leaders. Submissions are reviewed by an independent panel of judges grading the organization’s culture,...

Newly Developed Specialty Dental Headquarters
Crain to build new headquarters for speciality dental brands

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Crain Construction is building out a new headquarters for Specialty Dental Brands in a former lumber mill at 5320 Centennial Blvd. Built in 1940s, the two-story structure was gutted and redeveloped in 2019 for office space. Crain Construction crews will be building out 15,000-plus square feet of space with 26-foot-high ceilings on...

Scott Ellis
Ellis takes seat on ABC's Emerging Leaders Board

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Crain Construction project engineer Scott Ellis has been appointed to the Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Tennessee Emerging Leaders Board of Directors as the social chair. “Scott is smart and enthusiastic about ABC and our construction industry,” said Michael Rankin, Crain Construction president/CEO. “He will be a strong voice and great...

Crain leaders holding Eagle Award trophy
Crain wins top construction excellence award for Towneplace Suites

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Crain Construction won top honors for Excellence in Construction from Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Tennessee for its work on TownePlace Suites by Marriott. ABC’s Eagle Award was given to Crain Construction for using creative solutions to overcome challenges the general contractor faced while building the urban, 10-story, TownePlace Suites hotel....

Crain's gold safety award certificate
Crain's safety program gets gold

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Crain Construction achieved gold level for its safety program that helps everyone complete their work without incident and go home safe and healthy. The general contractor’s gold was awarded through participation in the Associated Builders and Contractors Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP), a world-class safety management system. Companies participating in ABC’s...

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