Looking Ahead to World of Concrete 2007

By: Wendy Ward, Constructive Communication As a sponsor of World of Concrete 2007, TCA is offering several educational events. To be held in Las Vegas from Jan. 22 to Jan. 26, this year’s World of Concrete stands to be one of the largest. With a mega marketplace that features more than 800,000 net square feet […]

Tilt-Up Gets an A+ for Educational Facilities

By: Jenna Bellinksi, Constructive Communication Today’s educational facilities often serve as more than a place to teach future generations. They also act as a community meeting center, an icon of the community or even a shelter from a natural disaster. As such, new facilities are being built in record numbers to replace older buildings that […]

Q&A With Ben Saltzman

You’ve probably received phone calls and e-mails from him. Maybe you’ve even seen him at World of Concrete or the Convention. Ben Saltzman, Member Communications Director, wears many hats at TCA and works to meet the needs of all members. Read on to learn more about Ben and his role with the Association. Q: What […]

Electronic Etiquette

By: Ashley Kizzire, Constructive Communication, Inc. During the last 10 years, the widespread use of e-mail has literally transformed business communication, so much that the business letter has reached near extinction. Even contractors who clung dearly to fax machines as their most efficient means of communicating can’t imagine corresponding today without e-mail. And for good […]

Tilt-Up Certification Gives Contractors an Edge in the Marketplace

By: Wendy Ward, Constructive Communication, Inc. Today’s owners are savvier than ever before and use a variety of methods to determine if a construction professional is right for a project. As such, certification programs have become one of the most prominent tools for owners to verify the experience and knowledge of professionals. In fact, some owners […]

Project Profile: Granite Heights

By: Wendy Ward, Constructive Communication Innovative Tilt-Up professionals have long known that the Tilt- Up method is a leading solution for challenging structures. One such project is a distribution/warehouse facility in Rockville, Md. Designed by TCA member Stephens Architectural Associates of Laurel, Md., the facility is located on an extremely complex hillside site that some believed […]

2006 Tilt-Up Convention: Industry Leader Provides Insight Into Denver Market

By: Wendy Ward, Constructive Communication, Inc. The second annual TCA Convention is quickly approaching. The Convention will be held in Denver, Colo. – one of the country’s fast growing cities. Tilt-Up has flourished in recent years in the Denver area as innovative professionals have pursued a vast array of projects. In 2006, four projects from […]

Message From the President: Getting What We Wanted

As I write this letter, we are just past mid year, and by all accounts, the industry is booming. In fact, just the other day we were celebrating that we have a warehouse to build while we thought “what a treat that will be!” That’s right….. a warehouse! I looked back at our last 20 […]

Message From the Director: Expanding Tilt-Up Applications

Tilt-Up construction has long been recognized as THE solution for distribution centers, manufacturing operations, and big box retailers. These building types comprised over half of the nearly 750,000,000 square feet of structures enclosed by Tilt-Up in 2005. Early projections show a continued trend in market expansion in 2006 and beyond as contractors build larger and more diverse […]

Tilt-Up Provides Real Solutions to Cinema Construction

By: Kimberly Kayler, Constructive Communication, Inc. With its sound-insulating properties, speed of construction and economic value, the Tilt-Up method is a natural choice for movie theater construction. But until recently, the Tilt-Up method, which is a longtime favorite for warehouse construction, has been a tougher sell for glamorous, glitzy movie theaters. However, as Tilt-Up has […]

Tilt-Up Provides Building Solutions for Today’s Religious Institutions

By: Jim Baty, Tilt-Up Concrete Association Today’s congregations face many of the same building challenges homeowners and businesses face – rising cost and availability of land, increasing construction costs, and high maintenance costs. To counter these obstacles, it is essential to select a construction method for new facilities that is both cost- effective during construction […]

Driven to Success: Tilt-Up is A Growing Solution for Auto Dealerships

By: Wendy Ward, Constructive Communication, Inc. According to the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), there are 21,640 new car dealerships in the United States. While this is an impressive number, many owners are building new facilities to accommodate their growing fleet. In fact, the NADA notes that in 1985, only 3,850 dealerships existed that sold […]

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