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Jun 30, 2017

The M.A.Y. Building Brings Home the Gold (Nugget) to Sacramento

On June 29, staff from West Sacramento-based Brown Construction, Inc. were called to a San Diego Convention Center stage to accept a Gold Nugget Grand Award for The M.A.Y. Building, a beaming renovation project in the heart of Sacramento's historic K Street. Before a ballroom of 700+ industry professionals from around the world, Brown Construction's Fantasia Stensland, who led the construction of the project, along with colleagues Jeannine Long and Stacy Rhodes, accepted the award on behalf of the project team which includes Sacramento-based developer Sutter Capital Group, architect Hausman Architecture, and interior designer Ultimate Designs.

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May 11, 2017

Brown Construction Supports Workforce Development in Youth Design-Build Competition

Brown Construction has long been an avid supporter of workforce development programs in the construction industry, in an effort to remedy the workforce shortage that has become a generational crisis. To this end, our executives and staff have served on the boards of the Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange (SRBX) Educational Foundation and the CREATE Mentoring Program for many years.  Each year, Brown Construction sponsors the SRBX Educational Foundation's annual Design-Build Competition. The two-day competition is held at Cosumnes River College and this year more than 200 youth participated on 15 high school and youth program teams. Brown Construction, Inc. was proud to sponsor the Winters High School team by providing the materials they needed to complete their 96-square-foot shed.

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Jul 22, 2016

Grand Opening of The Barn: A Dream Made Real

It was a day that Sacramentans on both sides of the river had long been anticipating ever since the first sightings of the confounding spaceship-shaped wood and steel frame rising from the ground just north of Highway 50 on the west bank of the Sacramento River. The grand opening ceremony of the iconic West Sacramento venue, The Barn, took place today, July 22, 2016. The Brown Construction team proudly joined owner/developer Fulcrum Property, West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon, City Councilmembers, the Chamber of Commerce, and local community members to commemorate the completion of The Barn—the most unique and most challenging project that Brown Construction has had the pleasure to build.

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May 11, 2016

Residents and local officials are hopeful over revitalization of Fresno's blighted Lowell Neighborhood

The Lowell neighborhood of Fresno—one which has long been blighted, attracting crime in the form of prostitution, drugs, and gang violence—is about to undergo a dramatic revitalization, bringing excitement and hope to area residents and local officials. The Fresno Housing Authority has contracted with Brown Construction to lead the renovation and new construction of two affordable housing developments which will bring 30 affordable and attractive multifamily housing units, along with the promise of new life, to the Lowell neighborhood.

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