Associated General Contractors of Minnesota

Associated General Contractors of Minnesota released the 2019-2020 Minnesota Construction Industry Assessment results. This annual survey solicits the input of contractor, material supplier, architect and engineering firms in Minnesota regarding current and future trajectories of the commercial construction market.

Associated General Contractors of Minnesota hosted 154 shooters at its 20th annual Sporting Clays Fundraiser on Sept. 18 at the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club, Prior Lake, Minn. More than $6,000 was raised for the AGC of Minnesota Foundation. This money will be used for scholarships to students in postsecondary programs at schools around the state that focus on construction management or specific trades.

The Associated General Contractors of Minnesota (AGC) hosted a golf tournament at Keller Golf Course, Maplewood, Minn., on August 3. Guests began their day with a Continental Breakfast followed by the scramble tournament. Afterward, guests enjoyed lunch and the presentation of awards, which included a Hole-in One, $10,000 cash prize, sponsored by Orion Search Group, Inc., Edwin, Minn., and the 2018 C.S McCrossan Scholarship, which is awarded to a Minnesota student(s) in a construction career.

Perseverance and patience paid off for a grass roots effort to bring a new and safer alignment to a busy, far northern Minnesota highway filled with a higher percentage of crashes than other, similar roads in the state highway system. After 18 years, when a group of dedicated residents and business owners first raised their safety concerns to Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) officials, they are seeing the results of their efforts.

Associated General Contractors of Minnesota (AGC), the Association of Women Contractors (AWC) and the National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) joined forces on Jan. 9 and 10 to offer the Minnesota Construction Summit, a 1.5 day comprehensive construction industry conference.

Associated General Contractors of Minnesota held its annual golf tournament on Aug. 4 at Majestic Oaks Golf Club. Although none of the 132 golfers made a hole-in-one for $10,000, a couple came close. The foursome of Seth George, County Materials Corporation, and Jason Rykal, Lee Meyer and Brian Dodd, all of Pete's Water & Sewer, had the lowest score, with an impressive 16-under score of 56.