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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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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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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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Empowering Women in Construction: Candice Offonry’s Vision for Diversity and Leadership in the Industry
March 1, 2024

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: Where Construction Meets Family, Growth, and World-Class Projects!

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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VCC: 35 Years of Building Legacies, Adapting to Challenges, and Delivering Excellence

Celebrating 35 years in business, VCC has thrived on innovation, adaptability, and strong relationships. From its humble beginnings in 1987 with a disciplined business model, VCC has grown into a reputable construction company, delivering excellence and leaving an indelible legacy. What sets VCC apart is not just the great projects they’ve built nationwide, but…

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Revolutionizing Construction: Proactive Pre-Construction to Beat Supply Chain Challenges

In the ever-evolving construction industry, staying ahead of the game is crucial. That’s where VCC’s revolutionary pre-construction process comes into play. With over three decades of experience revolutionizing construction, VCC has honed its expertise across all product sectors nationwide, making them the go-to team for clients seeking extensive knowledge and insight. What sets VCC…

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Unleashing Success: The Untapped Power of Service at VCC
January 1, 2023

In the fast-paced world of VCC, a motto emerged at the beginning of the year–“Service at our Core.” It started as a mere slogan, but quickly transformed into something much deeper. The power of service, it turns out, is the lifeblood of VCC’s culture and success, according to VCC’s CEO, Derek Alley. It extends beyond…

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Embracing Construction Technology: VCC’s Path to Success

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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Placemaking For Tomorrow: Insights on How Entertainment Retail Drives Developments

In this engaging live broadcast roundtable with Host Gabrielle Bejarano, a panel of seasoned professionals from the retail, entertainment, and construction sectors delve into the ever-evolving landscape of the entertainment retail industry. The panelist guests include Michael Platt, Senior VP Mixed-Use Development at Centennial Real Estate, Randy Stone, Principal at Omniplan Architects, Robert Thompson,…

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Inside the Construction Industry: A Woman’s Perspective
March 30, 2023

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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Empowering Women in Construction: Advice and Inspiration from a Female Project Manager

A recent study highlighted six major challenges faced by women in the construction industry. The construction industry is a traditionally male-dominated field, but there are many career opportunities for women who are interested in the construction industry. On today’s episode of the VCC Women in Construction miniseries, host Gabrielle Bejarano speaks with Gabby Saenz, Project…

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Women in Construction Spotlight Series Featuring Michelle Luce-Gilson

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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The Social Impact Panel, featuring Eric Coleman, Stacy Bruce, and Derek Alley

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…

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The Comprehensive Role for Quality Control in Project Planning and Implementation with Jon Herring

Jon Herring, the Quality Control Director of VCC, joins Gabrielle Bejarano in this episode of Deconstruction to discuss the role of quality control at VCC and how substitutions in supplies create complications. The VCC’s Total Quality Management (TQM) department starts by assessing risk on jobs. TQM ensures the plan is in place and its…

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The Importance of Design in Pre-Construction with Donn Calaway

Design in pre-construction plays a critical role in this phase of a project. At VCC, their In-House Design and Construction Integration team gets involved in all projects from start to finish. Donn Calaway, Chief Design Officer at VCC, heads up the design and construction integration group. He sat down with Gabrielle Bejarano on Deconstruction…

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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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Field Safety Leadership and Behavior Change Management with Scott Anders

Behavior change management with employees is one of the most challenging aspects of any workplace. That’s even more so in construction because a failure to change can lead to unsafe conditions and even injury. So, how can field safety leaders invoke change so that it sticks? VCC Safety Director Scott Anders shared his wisdom on…

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The Foundational Considerations of Good Field Safety Leadership with Scott Anders

In any project or initiative, those leading it set the tone. When expectations are unclear, or leadership doesn’t set them, failures can happen. And that’s not what anyone wants on a jobsite. Talking about good field safety leadership, Deconstruction with VCC host Tyler Kern spoke with the company’s Safety Director Scott Anders. “Leadership needs…

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A Discussion of the Preconstruction Process with Taylor Marsalis

VCC Construction’s Taylor Marsalis, Director of Preconstruction, joined host Tyler Kern in the studio to dive into the preconstruction process on the Deconstruction podcast. Everything from the preconstruction process to the various challenges and navigating current construction market conditions was up for discussion. “Preconstruction describes the events that take place up to the actual…

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VCC’s Newest Venture, CMSI, Aims to Offer Timely Information on Client Projects
March 1, 2024

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…

Read More
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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Redefining Construction Management: CMSI’s Innovative Approach to Project Success
January 23, 2024

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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Revolutionizing Consumer Experiences: Creating an Unforgettable Destination Beyond Shopping

Grandscape, a groundbreaking multi-use city center, stands as a testament to the transformative evolution of the consumer journey. In this VCC episode, Hilary Kennedy meets up with Hadi Wehebe, VP, and Shane Collins, Senior Project Manager, both of VCC, as well as Ron Lazenby, Real Estate Development Manager at Grandscape, to dive into the…

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Blending Tradition and Innovation: Building the Future at the University of Arkansas

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

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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Building Resident-Centric Communities: Cortland and VCC Redefine Real Estate Development through Innovation and Collaboration
January 1, 2023

In the quest for creating remarkable communities, Cortland and VCC have embarked on a journey to redefine real estate development. Nick Sommariva, Development Manager at Cortland, Andrew Hubbell, VP of Operations at VCC, and Will Rushing, Senior VP at VCC, are here to share their vision of building resident-centric environments that leave a lasting…

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Empowering Women in Construction: Advice and Inspiration from a Female Project Manager
March 23, 2023

A recent study highlighted six major challenges faced by women in the construction industry. The construction industry is a traditionally male-dominated field, but there are many career opportunities for women who are interested in the construction industry. On today’s episode of the VCC Women in Construction miniseries, host Gabrielle Bejarano speaks with Gabby Saenz, Project…

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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…

Read More
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…

Read More
Women in Construction Featuring Sherry Valdes
January 1, 2023

Although the percentage of women in construction 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 has she learned…

Read More
The Social Impact Panel, featuring Eric Coleman, Stacy Bruce, and Derek Alley
January 1, 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…

Read More
The Comprehensive Role for Quality Control in Project Planning and Implementation with Jon Herring
January 1, 2023

Jon Herring, the Quality Control Director of VCC, joins Gabrielle Bejarano in this episode of Deconstruction to discuss the role of quality control at VCC and how substitutions in supplies create complications. The VCC’s Total Quality Management (TQM) department starts by assessing risk on jobs. TQM ensures the plan is in place and its…

Read More
The Importance of Design in Pre-Construction with Donn Calaway
January 1, 2023

Design in pre-construction plays a critical role in this phase of a project. At VCC, their In-House Design and Construction Integration team gets involved in all projects from start to finish. Donn Calaway, Chief Design Officer at VCC, heads up the design and construction integration group. He sat down with Gabrielle Bejarano on Deconstruction…

Read More
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…

Read More
Field Safety Leadership and Behavior Change Management with Scott Anders
January 1, 2023

Behavior change management with employees is one of the most challenging aspects of any workplace. That’s even more so in construction because a failure to change can lead to unsafe conditions and even injury. So, how can field safety leaders invoke change so that it sticks? VCC Safety Director Scott Anders shared his wisdom on…

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