Articles by tag: VCC

VCC’s Newest Venture, CMSI, Aims to Offer Timely Information on Client Projects

How can construction management services navigate the complex landscape of client needs, ensuring the right mix of services are available precisely when needed?  Don Davis, Executive VP at VCC, highlights the importance of offering a comprehensive suite of services tailored through their management venture, CMSI, to meet the unique demands of each project, enabling […]

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VCC Unveils CMSI: Revolutionizing Construction Management and Owner Representation

In an era where the construction industry is continuously evolving, the launch of Construction Management Services International (CMSI) marks a significant milestone. This new venture, a brainchild of VCC, aims to redefine the landscape of construction management and owner representation services. CMSI emerges as a specialized entity, distinctly partitioned within the VCC conglomerate, with […]

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Empowering Women in Construction: Candice Offonry’s Vision for Diversity and Leadership in the Industry

How can women reshape a historically male-dominated industry and carve out their leadership path in construction? VCC honors Women in Construction Week with thoughts from Candice Offonry, the Talent Acquisition Manager at VCC. Offonry brings invaluable perspective to this question, advocating for diversity and offering a blueprint for women’s growth in construction, from internships […]

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VCC Construction: A Leader Among 2023’s Top Firms in Shopping Mall, Big Box Store, and Strip Center Construction by Building Design + Construction

Building Design + Construction’s 2023 rankings recognize VCC Construction as one of the top three construction firms for shopping malls, big box stores, and strip center construction. VCC’s portfolio boasts significant projects across the United States, including St. John’s Town Center, Fairfield Town Center, Stonestown Galleria, SoNo Collection, Shops at 493, Market Square, RedBird […]

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Engineering & Construction
Redefining Construction Management: CMSI’s Innovative Approach to Project Success

In the evolving landscape of construction management, how does CMSI (Construction Management Services International), from VCC, redefine the approach to construction management and owner representation services? Key voices from VCC: Derek Alley, the CEO; Don Davis, the Executive VP; and John Davenport, the Senior VP, each offer unique insights into CMSI’s commitment to excellence, […]

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Inside the Construction Industry: A Woman’s Perspective

Putting your foot down in a male-dominated industry isn’t always easy – just ask VCC’s Bryce Burkheart. But despite being in an industry that is 90% male, Burkheart was determined to make her voice heard. So, what was her journey like and where is she now? On the latest episode of VCC’s Women in Construction […]

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Women in Construction Featuring Sherry Valdes

Although the percentage of women in the construction industry has grown over the past few years, the number is still small, 10.9% in fact. Despite this, there are opportunities in the construction industry for women to make their mark – just ask Sherry Valdes. So, how did Valdes get started in the community and what […]

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Healthcare-Focused High Schools Boost Career Mobility and Address Workforce Crises
April 18, 2024

In an innovative stride towards bridging the gap between education and career readiness, Bloomberg Philanthropies has initiated a pioneering project to integrate healthcare training within high school curricula across several American communities. This $250 million investment aims to cultivate a new generation of healthcare professionals by creating healthcare-focused high schools in collaboration with major healthcare […]

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Bosch Enhances Emergency Response with Advanced Audio Technology in Security System
April 18, 2024

In modern security systems, advanced audio technology plays a crucial role in ensuring messages are quickly and effectively communicated, cutting through chaos to guide people to safety. Bosch‘s paging system, Praesensa, enhances safety by providing clear and direct communication during emergencies, using features like automated triggers for pre-recorded messages and two-way dialogue capabilities. Additionally, […]

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Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
High Costs, Low Margins, and Regulatory Hurdles Hinder Pharma’s Adoption of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
April 18, 2024

The ongoing drug shortage crisis in the U.S. underscores a critical need for innovation in pharmaceutical manufacturing. As manufacturing issues, outdated technologies, and geopolitical risks contribute to shortages that impact patient care and elevate healthcare costs, the introduction of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMTs) offers a beacon of hope. AMT technologies promise to enhance quality […]

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banking & security integration
Insights From ISC West 2024: Embracing IT as the New Decision-Maker in Banking & Security Integration
April 18, 2024

At ISC West, banking & security integration was a hot topic. With cloud and AI advancements bringing forth new solutions, IT is fast becoming the new decision-maker. How can institutions leverage these technologies to comply with regulations and enhance market-specific functionalities? Jim Moran, the VP of PMG & PH at Verint Systems, posits the […]

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Women in Construction Spotlight Series Featuring Michelle Luce-Gilson
March 21, 2023

Females encompass only 14 percent of the construction industry’s employees. However, that number is only expected to grow as women take on more engineering and leadership roles. What is it like to work in the construction industry as a female leader, and how can other women make a career in this industry? On today’s episode […]

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VCC Honors Women in Construction During Women’s History Month
March 16, 2023

Women’s History Month, which kicks off each March after its official designation in 1987, is a great time to recognize the importance and value of women in the workforce. Construction is one industry striving to welcome more women into its field. As of 2020, women comprised only 9% of the construction industry. Celebrating its 35th […]

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Deconstruction: The VCC Cares Social Impact Panel
January 10, 2023

Community describes a group of people that live in the same place or share similar characteristics. Every community is different, but one commonly shared theme is how  businesses can impact their respective communities. Corporate philanthropy can spure great societal impact. But what causes are companies giving back to the communities they operate in and why? […]

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Field Safety Leadership and Task Hazard Analysis with Scott Anders
January 1, 2023

Construction job sites are full of hazards. That’s the nature of the industry; however, that doesn’t mean that these risks are inevitable. Through task hazard analysis, construction leaders can be more proactive about safety and accident prevention. VCC Safety Director Scott Anders offers insights on this practice, who joined host Tyler Kern on Deconstruction […]

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How Are Modern City Centers Evolving to Suit Hybrid Desires?
January 1, 2023

How has the modern city center evolved from those of the past? Well, for one, there are evolving hybrid desires. On this inaugural episode of Deconstruction, a VCC podcast, host Ben Thomas and Derek Alley, CEO of VCC, break down the modern city center and what it takes to plan, build and maintain it. […]

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VCC: Where Construction Meets Family, Growth, and World-Class Projects!
January 1, 2023

In the realm of construction companies, VCC stands out from the crowd. With a deep-rooted commitment to caring, building relationships, and exceeding expectations, they have achieved success that is hard to match with world-class projects. What sets VCC apart is its unwavering dedication to its clients, coworkers, vendors, and partners. Despite being a large […]

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Embracing Construction Technology: VCC’s Path to Success
January 1, 2023

In a rapidly evolving construction industry, VCC has emerged as a pioneer in innovation and construction technology. From its inception, VCC has been committed to revolutionizing the construction process, constantly fine-tuning management principles and practices. By harnessing the power of technology, VCC has achieved greater efficiency, productivity, and predictability. Derek Alley, CEO, and Ryan […]

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Blending Tradition and Innovation: Building the Future at the University of Arkansas
January 1, 2023

The University of Arkansas is in the process of constructing a remarkable building known as the student success center, designed to support and mentor first-generation and minority college students. This project is a testament to the university’s commitment to providing additional tutoring and mentoring support for its diverse student population. The architectural style of the […]

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Revitalizing Redbird: A Paradigm Shift in Community Development
January 1, 2023

In the late 1990s, when a young investor moved to Dallas, Southern Dallas was often seen as a neighborhood to be avoided. However, this perception proved to be far from the truth. As the investor spent time in Southern Dallas, they realized the community was deserving of quality amenities and opportunities. Thus, an investment […]

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