BC&E welcomes three new members
Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is the nation’s leading single-source supplier of gases, welding equipment and supplies, and safety products. With more than 1 million customers, Airgas provides customers, large and small, with a wide range of materials, including: industrial, medical and specialty gases; atmospheric gases; carbon dioxide; nitrous oxide; refrigerants; ammonia; and process chemicals. www.airgas.com
Colimore Architects is an ATI Company offering architectural, environmental engineering, facility program management and construction management services. In addition to new construction, Colimore’s diverse project resume includes renovations (architectural and systemic), adaptive reuse and tenant fit-outs for public and private developers, research facilities, higher education, healthcare and government agencies. www.colimore.com
M&T Bank Corporation is a regional financial services company with more than $115 billion in assets, serving customers in eight states and the District of Columbia. M&T provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and commercial financial services through more than 750 branches, 1800 ATMs, and a variety of online and mobile services. www.mtb.com
New funds for Hoen renovation and construction trades center
The Hoen Lithograph Building redevelopment received an infusion of federal and city funding this summer. The U.S. Economic Development Administration is providing a $1.6-million infrastructure grant for the project, which will be matched by another $1.1 million from Baltimore City’s Department of Housing and Community Development.
A public-private partnership, led by Cross Street Partners, is executing the $28.4-million transformation of the 85,000-square-foot industrial facility into the Center for Neighborhood Innovation. It will include small businesses and training facilities, including a large building trades apprenticeship center operated by Associated Builders and Contractors-Baltimore. BC&E Member Froehling and Robertson is a contractor on the renovation.
BC&E recognized as major Baltimore association
Building Congress & Exchange ranks as one of the largest associations in Greater Baltimore, according to the Baltimore Business Journal. With 2018 revenues of $415,000 and a membership of 175, BC&E ranked number 17 on the BBJ list. Thank you to our members for helping us make the list.