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Builders FirstSource

Builders Exchange of Michigan: As a supplier, what products does your company provide to the construction industry? Don Tucker: Builders FirstSource is the nation's largest supplier of value-added components and structural building products. We...

Steel Industry Impact: Costs & Lead Times

By Travis Mikulenas, Director of Primary Steel Procurement at Bradford White Many in the steel industry will describe its cyclical pricing swings like people talk about the weather here in Michigan; If you do not like the current situation just...

Socially Distant Customer Service

 There is no question that the past year has had a significant and lasting impact on the construction industry. From industry shutdowns to increased personal protective equipment use, the construction sector has witnessed and continues to witness,...

Your Source for Advertising This Spring

Make The Source, Your source for advertising this Spring! What’s The Source? It’s our Spring magazine, which highlights the May 2021 school bond proposals, recaps the November 2020 bond vote, and features articles from industry experts about school...
February 2021: On Your Radar

February 2021: On Your Radar

February 2021: On Your Radar features a new health and fitness club, a large-scale master plan for a mixed-use development, and more! TWO-STORY ATHLETIC FACILITY  / Project ID 2021-00A3 Plans include 89,300 square feet of recreation area including...

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Al’s Roof Coating Systems

Al’s Roof Coating Systems

Builders Exchange of Michigan: What services does Al's Roof Coating Systems provide? Alton Mast: We provide metal restoration, fabric reinforced, EPDM recoats, spray poly foam, and single-ply membrane for commercial roofs.  BX: What are your short...

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Happy New Year 2021

Happy New Year 2021

Here we are in 2021! After late March, some of us thought that 2020 would never end! If nothing else, 2020 has taught us to navigate and pivot through the unexpected, to not take for granted the things that are important to us, and to value...

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The Future of Planning Construction Projects

The Future of Planning Construction Projects

After an unprecedented year for the commercial construction industry in Michigan, Builders Exchange of Michigan asked local project owners about the future of planning construction projects. Contributors Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR)...

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January 2021: On Your Radar

January 2021: On Your Radar

January 2021: On Your Radar features a new social club, a new 108-room hotel, a new behavioral health facility, & more! LARGE SCALE SPECULATIVE INDUSTRIAL / WAREHOUSE BUILDING AT A FORMER PLANT / Project ID 2020-2A8D This $47.9 million project...

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Straight Edge Customs

Straight Edge Customs

Builders Exchange of Michigan: What services does Straight Edge Customs LLC provide? Geoff Farrier: Straight Edge Customs provides carpentry services for residential, multifamily, and commercial construction. Specializing in rough carpentry, finish...

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