John Parker is the vice president of project development for Elzinga & Volkers Construction Professionals. He works closely with clients in the early stages of project planning and pre-construction, helping guide teams from concept to reality. Parker’s experience ranges from complex health care and industrial renovations to new senior living and retail construction.
December 30, 2016
Those of us who have lived in Michigan for any length of time know that a Michigan winter can be harsh. Sub-zero temperatures and lake-effect snow can close our schools and grind our highways to a halt. Along those same lines, the Michigan winter certainly doesn’t consider the continued demand for construction in West Michigan when it blows into our area. Read More
July 13, 2016
Anybody familiar with construction safety will recognize the term “responsible individual” as the person on a job site, or within an organization, who is responsible for and knowledgeable of proper safety techniques. Read More
January 14, 2016
In a recent Grand Rapids Business Journal article, the Associated General Contractors of America note that 71 percent of construction companies surveyed plan to add new employees in the coming year. This expansion of staff is necessary to meet the increased demand for new construction and indicates that the industry is projecting sustained growth for the near future. Read More