Photo courtesy of McCarthy Building Cos. McCarthy Heart Hats volunteers, including Austin Nunez (left) and military veteran Ray LaTour, work to renovate the Veterans First property in Anaheim, Calif., as part of McCarthy' Building Co.'s many volunteer efforts in the community. Related Links: Engineering News Record Architectural Record People Presidents remembered Bruce Woolpert, 61, president and CEO of Graniterock, a Watsonville, Calif., construction materials distributor, died June 24 in a boating accident on Lake Tahoe. Board member Mark Kaminski was named acting CEO. Don L. Short II, 60, a nationally known construction cost estimating consultant and the president of Tempest
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.