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29 04, 2020

5 REASONS WHY CONSTRUCTION IS AN ESSENTIAL BUSINESS

By |2020-04-29T16:18:49-04:00April 29th, 2020|Commercial, Safety|0 Comments

The word essential has never trended more in our common vernacular. With the onslaught of changes around COVID-19, the term has sparked a lot of debate about what is “essential” and what is not.  For most places that have “shelter in place” orders, construction has been one of the few industries that have been considered [...]

24 03, 2020

Project Update: Cooper Completes Two Story Addition for West Forsyth High School

By |2020-03-25T07:57:59-04:00March 24th, 2020|Education: K-12|0 Comments

The students at West Forsyth will open the 2020-2021 school year with more space for the ever-growing campus.  Cooper & Company recently completed a 26,258 SF addition for the school located off Drew Rd in Cumming, GA. The new facility features an additional 18 classrooms to help relieve the existing mobile units on site.  Also, [...]

16 03, 2020

UPDATE: Cooper & Company’s Response to COVID -19 | What You Need to Know

By |2020-03-16T14:34:49-04:00March 16th, 2020|Annoucements|0 Comments

Cooper & Company is continuously monitoring the current environment of our communities and the impact of COVID-19.   We have taken steps to ensure that we can serve our owners, architects, and sub-consultants in the best manner possible. As part of these considerations, we have decided that our office staff will be working remotely moving forward.  [...]

2 03, 2020

10 Questions to Ask a Contractor During the First Meeting

By |2020-03-02T03:43:17-05:00March 2nd, 2020|Helpful Hints|0 Comments

1. When would you have to begin construction to meet my opening date?  -The date you need to open is of great importance to you and your contractor.  Communicate what your needs are so it can be factored into the timelines.  Every project is different in terms of how long they take to complete.  Your [...]

1 02, 2020

Marketing VS. Business Development | What’s the Difference?

By |2020-02-01T18:31:52-05:00February 1st, 2020|Helpful Hints|0 Comments

Marketing VS. Business Development | What’s the Difference? Most A/E/C industry companies have employees in both Marketing and Business Development, but do you know the difference in these two? Marketing is often viewed from an operational perspective, rather than a function that adds value to the business.  That standpoint can be crippling to the true [...]

2 01, 2020

Cooper & Company Welcomes Chris Maier as New Business Development Director

By |2020-01-08T19:55:27-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Annoucements|0 Comments

Cooper and Company General Contractors is excited to announce the appointment of Chris Maier as the company’s new Business Development Director effective January 6th, 2020. Mr. Maier joins Cooper with diversified experience in the A/E/C market serving in sales & management roles for the past ten years. Chris’s background began in service-oriented sales and evolved [...]

14 12, 2019

Cooper & Company Awarded Construction of New Norcross Library

By |2019-12-16T14:37:51-05:00December 14th, 2019|Annoucements, Municipal & Government|0 Comments

Cooper & Company is honored to announce the award for construction of the new Norcross Branch Library. The Design-Bid-Build project is in conjunction with Gwinnett County, CAS Architecture and the City of Norcross. Photo by: CAS Architecture The new public library will be a state-of-the-art LEED certified project. The project will be 22,000 [...]

8 12, 2019

Bay Creek Police Precinct and Alternate 911 Center Opens

By |2019-12-08T00:21:20-05:00December 8th, 2019|Annoucements, Municipal & Government|0 Comments

Cooper & Company, Gwinnett County, Gwinnett Police Department and Precision Planning celebrated the opening of the Bay Creek Police Precinct and Alternate 911 Center on December 3rd. Members of the community gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony to honor the new facility. Gwinnett County Police Chief Tom Doran started the celebration by describing the 12,500 [...]

3 12, 2019

FFE vs FF&E: Know the Difference

By |2019-12-03T18:15:58-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Helpful Hints|0 Comments

Did you know there was a difference between FFE and FF&E? Like any industry, construction has its share of acronyms. FFE & FF&E are used frequently, but did you know that they are not interchangeable? That’s right! They have completely different meanings. Let’s start with FF&E. The three letters and the ampersand let you know [...]