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Hensel Phelps is partway through building a $350-million satellite manufacturing facility.

By Mark Lawton, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing 

Any construction project requires building to customer requirements but sometimes those customer requirements are unusual. A checklist for the Gateway Center project in Littleton, Colo., would include:

* Chamber that can withstand the vacuum of space;

* Chamber that withstand the temperature of -454; and

* Vacuum-jacketed piping that can transport liquid nitrogen at -321 degrees and 150,000 gallons of liquid nitrogen storage.

R MillerFast-growing R|MILLER has made a name for itself in the in the Pacific Northwest.  

By Kat Zeman, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

Fate stepped in. Robin Miller never planned to own a construction company. He wanted to be an engineer. But as fate would have it, he was working for a San Diego-based developer in the role of a carpenter. 

Ivanhoe CambridgeIvanhoé Cambridge begins construction on CIBC SQUARE, a project that will leave a lasting impression on Toronto. 

By Janice Hoppe-Spiers, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

Ivanhoé Cambridge, together with its partner Hines, will set a new international standard for office building construction with the completion of CIBC SQUARE in Toronto, a project that far surpasses those of previous development eras. “With three million square feet of AAA office space, world-class architecture, a direct connection to Union Station, Toronto’s transit hub and a one-acre elevated park, CIBC SQUARE will be a stunning addition to Toronto’s skyline,” says Arthur Lloyd, chief development officer, office, North America, and vice chairman.

Capitol DrywallCapitol Drywall combines classic communication and the latest technology to stay competitive.

By Mark Lawton, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

Karl Celtnieks got his start in the trades at an age when most of us are still learning to read. His dad, who was a carpenter and builder, decided that second grade was old enough to tag along to work with him in the summer. It wasn’t exactly an ideal summer vacation but Celtnieks remembers those days well. “I would dig footers and do all the grunt work,” he says. “It instilled a strong work ethic in me.”

ARTHUR ASHE STADIUMTennis’ largest retractable roof will end the U.S. Open’s legacy of rain delays.

 By the Editors of Construction Today

New York City’s Arthur Ashe Stadium has been plagued by rain delays since the nation’s premier tennis venue opened in 1997. Rain caused the men’s finale to be pushed to the following Monday each year between 2008 and 2012. Inclement weather also delayed the 2015 U.S. Open final between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer for three-and-a-half hours and the women’s semi-finals was moved to a Friday, forcing the finalists to play back-to-back days.

Wann Properties Wann Properties looks forward to continuing its legacy of quality and family leadership.

By Alan Dorich, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

After more than 40 years, Wann Properties has a reputation in its market for high-quality developments. Today, “Most of our clientele is earned through reputation and word of mouth,” President Mel Wann declares.

GalaxyGalaxy Builders is dedicated to outstanding customer service.

By Janice Hoppe-Spiers, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

For the past 28 years, Galaxy Builders has focused on delivering its clients unmatched customer service and is finally seeing the fruits of its labor come to fruition as nearly 100 percent of its work is through repeat business. “This is an exciting place to be and we are here because of the relationships we have cultivated,” President Neilesh Verma says. “The beauty is, it’s just a handful of clients, but those handful provide us with enough opportunities to be at our largest volume.”

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