17 Jun 2019

The Arc of the Piedmont | Open House Celebration

Photo Credit: The Daily Progress On Thursday, May 30th The Arc of Piedmont hosted a ribbon cutting and open house at their new location on Rose Hill Drive to celebrate the completion of the building’s renovation. Martin Horn took over the renovation last November at the Arc’s request and quickly began working with subcontractors to […]

11 Jun 2019

Forty Years of Building Stuff

On June 1st, 2019 Martin Horn celebrated 40 years of building stuff. If business involves friends and family, then that’s as good as it gets. -Jack Horn The following video pays tribute to the founders of Martin Horn: Warren Martin and Jack Horn. We hope you enjoy it. Credit: Betsy Cox, Red Spark Films, LLC

7 Jun 2019

Construction Done Safely

You don’t learn safety by accident. That’s why our annual Safety Celebration so important. The Safety Celebration focuses on best practices in the field and the correct usage of construction equipment. In a constantly shifting environment, we do our best to cover a variety of risks: muscle strain and injury, sleep deprivation, fall risk, and […]

3 May 2019

Students Generate Excitement for Edison Powerhouse

Ever wonder what it might be like to walk in the footsteps of Thomas Edison? Students from the Miller School of Albemarle’s Science and Engineering classes can do just that! Thanks to current remodeling, the school’s century-old powerhouse is now a practical place to learn about Thomas Edison’s design and his impact on the school. […]

13 Mar 2019

Women In Construction Week – Suzie Bennett

Women In Construction Week – Suzie Bennett

Suzie Bennett | Project Administrator   “Working in construction comes with a lot of ups and downs. A lot of stress. Lots of last-minute things that need to get done. Lots of things that needed to be fixed yesterday.  Learn to laugh it off. Learn to be resilient. Never give up.”   Why did you […]

12 Mar 2019

Women In Construction Week – Kayla Wynn

Women In Construction Week – Kayla Wynn

Kayla Wynn | Marketing Coordinator   “Construction, more than any other industry, provides women the opportunity to break barriers. I have a lot of respect for my fellow female coworkers. They all bring their individual expertise and skills, which I can confidently say, are vital to our company.”   Why did you get into the […]

11 Mar 2019

Women In Construction Week – Pam Haney

Women In Construction Week – Pam Haney

Pam Haney | General Superintendent & Safety Director   “Don’t let anybody or anything create a glass ceiling over your head. Don’t be afraid to look ahead and be bold. I’ve always believed that you can excel if you are the right person for the right job, regardless of whether you are a man or […]

10 Mar 2019

Women In Construction Week – Suzanne Moubray

Women In Construction Week – Suzanne Moubray

Suzanne Moubray | Controller   “Young women should learn every aspect of the business. You should know about the physical building of a project as well as the estimating/business side of that project. Get the whole picture!”   Why did you get into the construction industry? Actually, I got into the construction industry just by chance. […]

9 Mar 2019

Women In Construction Week – Cece Smeriglio

Women In Construction Week – Cece Smeriglio

Cece Smeriglio | Office Manager   [In response to, “Why do you think women should work in construction?”] “Because we use the buildings. We should have a say in what, where and how they are built.”   Why did you get into the construction industry? My great-grandfather was a general contractor at the turn of […]

8 Mar 2019

Women In Construction Week – Hannah Mahaffey

Women In Construction Week – Hannah Mahaffey

Hannah Mahaffey | Director of Business Development & Marketing   “If you are in a room, you are there for a reason. You may look across the table and see questioning eyes, wondering why you’re there and what makes you qualified to be part of the discussion. Ignore that. […] Know your worth, empower others, […]