A Focus on Diversity

By The Indiana Construction Roundtable Foundation Leaders from throughout Indiana’s construction industry have united to focus on diversity in the industry’s workforce efforts through the Indiana Construction Roundtable Foundation (ICRF). Originally formed out of the Indiana Construction Roundtable (ICR), which is a commercial construction association, the ICRF has now formally brought together union and non-union…

2019 Golden Hammer Awards

At Meyer Najem, we value teamwork and working with quality trade contractors and suppliers. Over the years, we have worked with numerous partners to create safe and successful projects for our clients. In an effort to recognize those partners we created the Golden Hammer Awards. There are several award categories that represent the various aspects…

A Pathway to Success

By Hope Charters Purdue’s Construction Engineering and Management program combines technical engineering proficiency with management expertise, and it is up to each CEM graduate to determine which path they would like to take. While the majority of alumni find themselves pursuing a professional engineering license in construction, others like Luke Marklin (BSCEM ’07) discover their…

Building a Career in Construction

By Shari Held During the recession of 2008, the construction industry took a hard hit. Skilled tradesmen who lost their jobs turned to other industries to find work. Many cautioned the next generation to earn college degrees as the panacea for an “unstable” construction industry. At the same time, many high schools and middle schools…

Development With Purpose

Meyer Najem is honored to be continuing our valued partnership with Avenue Development with the construction of a new 84,000-square foot skilled care, assisted living and independent living facility in New Albany, Ohio. Avenue Development is a full-service development company with a focus on healthcare and senior living. Their approach is that real estate is…