21 Aug 2019

Internship Spotlight | Evan Trebour

  Evan was great to work with; always eager to take on more responsibility. We enjoyed having him at the Quirk and wish him the very best with his schooling! – Shawn Woody, Assistant Project Manager   Intern Question and Answers   What responsibilities were you given during your internship? I was given a number […]

16 Aug 2019

Canterbury Cottage Renovation

Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge offers a variety of living arrangements for independent retirees. One such arrangement includes a comfortable cottage that can be customized prior to move-in. Recently, one of the Jefferson Cottages became available and Martin Horn was asked to renovate it. The 1,375 SF residence is being converted from a 2-bedroom, […]

9 Aug 2019

UVa Education Resource Center Renovation

Renovations have begun on the third floor of UVa’s Education Research Center (ERC). The large, open space has been a “white box” since the building was constructed in 2015. Now the University plans to utilize it and has asked Martin Horn to manage the project. Modifications and improvements to the space include newly defined huddle […]

2 Aug 2019

Dunlin Farms

Construction is underway at this former Bed & Breakfast turned Corporate Retreat and Training Center. Superintendent Kenny Kirk is coordinating site work around the property, which includes the main house, dining hall and cottage. Most of the existing buildings will undergo renovations and improvements, while new structures are being added to accommodate additional guests. The […]

26 Jul 2019

Carlton Neighborhood Housing Project | Final Phase

Superintendent Michael Castorani and his crew are in the final stage of the Carlton Neighborhood Housing Project. Prior phases have been completed and our focus has shifted to the last building. Martin Horn is self-performing all the concrete work and many of the inside finishes. While much of the floor plan hasn’t changed, the safety […]

19 Jul 2019

ICRA Healthcare Training 2019

Safety is our top priority. When doing work in a healthcare setting, like our jobs for the Uva Hospital Expansion, we face additional safety and health concerns. To make sure our team continues to have all the tools and knowledge required for this work, we hosted an Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) & Healthcare Construction […]

28 Jun 2019

Focusing on The Point

The Point Church first began in 2009 and operated out of Monticello High School’s auditorium. Over the last decade, the congregation has grown immensely, leading to a need for a new home. Martin Horn has been contracted to build their new 30,000 SF space, designed by Blue Ridge Architects. The 3-story building will include an […]

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 […]