News

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...

Environmental Testing and Consulting Inc

Builders Exchange of Michigan: What services does Environmental Testing and Consulting Inc provide? Mark Smith: Environmental Testing and Consulting (ETC) provides industrial hygiene consulting, environmental services consulting, training services,...

GVSU Innovation Design Center for Engineering

In August 2018, Phase 1 of the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Innovation Design Center for Engineering began in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  The Rockford Construction team knew that working within the confines of an active campus would prove...

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...
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...

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)...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
Getting Started with BX

Getting Started with BX

Happy New Year! I am excited to jumpstart 2021 with a new monthly article series focused on Member Engagement. In this series, I will highlight one or more aspects of your membership and help grow your knowledge of our website and the many benefits...

read more
Matrix Consulting Engineers

Matrix Consulting Engineers

Builders Exchange of Michigan: How did Matrix Consulting Engineers get its name? Jake Bosworth: We actually hired a marketing company to give us our name. BX: What are your company's long-term goals? JB: We'd like to grow our company have more...

read more
2020 Year in Review

2020 Year in Review

View or download the 2020 Year in Review Slideshow here.     Event Highlights 02.25.20 | Brews, Builders & Benefits 97 registered   Pivoting During COVID-19 BX Staff was able to transition to working off-site during the two-month...

read more
December 2020: On Your Radar

December 2020: On Your Radar

December 2020: On Your Radar features a new $12.75 million headquarters building, a new outpatient surgery center, & more! NEW HEALTH REHABILITATION AND NURSING HOME CENTER / Project ID 2020-27D8 This $32 million, 100,000 square foot facility...

read more
Lindsay Alldaffer Earley

Lindsay Alldaffer Earley

Builders Exchange of Michigan: How did you earn your first dollar? Lindsay Alldaffer-Earley: I earned my first dollar from my dad when I was around 3 or 4. He was a semi-truck driver and part of his routine was to polish the wheels. I was little...

read more