“I got the job!” he exclaimed. “But it only comes with a guaranteed six weeks of work.” The job was to be the Superintendent on three tenant buildouts at Carnation Mall in Alliance, OH. For a 25-year-old recent college graduate, with limited construction experience, it was finally a chance to be a superintendent. It was a risk, but a chance worth taking.
It was a busy night at the Cleveland Foodbank. It is a continued tradition for the Fortney & Weygandt Team to volunteer to give back to the local community. We weren't the only ones so giving though.
If you’re looking to open a new facility or expand one already in existence, there’s a lot to know about how construction of a senior living facility works best, and how to navigate building codes, health care regulations and working with a construction firm. Here, Mitch Lapin, president of Fortney & Weygandt, Inc. a national general contractor that serves a number of different market segments, including the senior living industry, talks about what renovation or construction of a senior living facility is like from the construction firm’s perspective.
Fortney & Weygandt, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mitch Lapin has been named President, effective Friday, March 1st. He replaces Greg Freeh who will now serve as CEO of the company.
As we continue to celebrate our 40th anniversary, we have looked back at all the clients that have helped get us to this point and shaped our growth from a retail focused company working in malls to a multi-faceted general contractor working nationwide in a variety of construction segments.
If you read our blog article in April, then you know that for our 40th anniversary in the construction industry, we are giving back to our community. To do that, we asked employees to send in a list of charities that were important to them and we made a list of 40 to support throughout the year.
This year Fortney & Weygandt, Inc. is celebrating our 40th anniversary. Since 1978, a lot has changed, but Fortney & Weygandt’s commitment to service has always been there. Giving back and helping others was a personal philosophy of Bob Fortney’s as well as a part of how he conducted his business.
Fortney & Weygandt received two Awards of Merit from The Association of Builders & Contractors (ABC) for Melt Bar & Grilled in Avon, OH and Arby's in Boardman, OH. The Excellence in Construction Awards event was on Friday, October, 27th at the A Loft Hotel in Cleveland. Matt Frank, Director of Business Development, was in attendance to accept the awards.