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Building Above Par

March 2012 - By Jim Harris, Construction-Today.com
Powell earns a prime role on a large golf and residential resort community.
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Powell Construction Services awarded 1st Place for "Best Contractor" in Shore Magazine's Best Of the Region 2010

Thank you to everyone that voted for us!
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Harbor Shores development construction under way
December 17, 2009 - By Kristin Bien, WSBT.com

Developers are excited that construction is finally under way on the multimillion dollar Harbor Shores development in the St. Joseph/Benton Harbor area.
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Construction on first housing complex begins in Harbor Shores
December 17, 2009 - By Alana Greenfogel, WNDU.com

The Harbor Shores Project is almost complete, and Thursday, the community got a peak at the ten holes ready for play and a transformed beach front.
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Cold weather, hot real estate at Harbor Shores
December 9, 2009 - By Evan Goodenow, Herald Palladium

In the spring it will be a 2,200-square-foot cottage ... the first residence to be built in the Harbor Shores golf, residential and resort project is a tiny part of what developers hope will be a foundation in the rejuvenation of Benton Harbor.
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Energy-Efficient Simonton Windows Are Top Choice of NAHB Certified Green Building Professional Powell Construction
October 2009 - By Kathy Ziprik, Simonton Building Products

An NAHB Certified Green Professional, Powell makes every product purchase with green on his mind. For the windows in his homes --- including his family's new residence --- he selects energy-efficient Simonton vinyl windows..
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Cottage Plan Moving Ahead
July 14, 2009 - By Kevin Allen, Herald Palladium

Developers will begin building roads and installing utilities before the end of summer for a new neighborhood of cottages at Harbor Shores, a project official said Monday...Powell Construction Services of St. Joseph was selected in March to build the 58 cottages.
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Harbor Shores Selects Local Green Builder Powell Construction Services as the Builder of the Cottage Homes
March 23, 2009 - Harbor Shores Community Redevelopment, Inc.

Harbor Shores Community Redevelopment Inc. (HSCRI), a Michigan non-profit, is pleased to announce that Powell Construction Services of St. Joseph, MI has been selected as the builder of the cottage home neighborhood in Harbor Shores' River District.
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Efficient Abode
March 23, 2009 - By Terri Gordon, Shore Magazine

When Vicki and Greg Powell of St. Joseph set out to build their new home, they had three dominant concerns: the waterfront view, a Japanese kimono, and building "green."
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Home show focuses on all things green
March 18, 2009 - Herald Palladium

3 p.m. - "Green Remodeling and Building," Greg Powell and Heather Jasper of Powell Construction Services and Marla Bruemmer of Design Evolution: examples of how to save money, improve comfort and indoor air quality, and do the right thing for the environment.
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Education and Other Ramblings
By Greg Powell for the November/December 2008 Issue of Michigan Builder Magazine

If you want to climb over the wall and rise above others in your field of endeavors, you cannot ignore the need to educate yourself.
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The Outstanding Value of Homeownership: By the Numbers
Courtesy of MHBA

Homeownership if by far the single largest creator of wealth for Americans, and consumers who take advantage of today's excellent buying climate to purchase a home will find that it is the best investment they ever made.
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St. Joseph Builder Selected to Leadership Position on MAHB Board of Directors
December 15, 2008 - Michigan Association of Home Builders

Greg Powell of Powell Construction in St. Joseph, Michigan has been installed as Immediate Past President of the Michigan Association of Home Builders.
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Building 'Green' Can Be Good For Your Wallet
November 17, 2008 - By Louise Wrege, Herald Palladium

Building energy-efficient "green" homes that save nautural resources is more than just recycling shingles or choosing environmentally friendly materials for construction.
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Universally Home
October 19, 2008 - By Michael Eliasohn, Herald Palladium

A local architect, a firm and individuals catch on to idea of 'Universal Design', meant to make living spaces accessible for all.
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Debunking Myths on Banking and Credit Access
October 10, 2008 - Michigan Association of Home Builders

Contrary to what you may be reading in the headlines of your newspapers, MAHB President Greg Powell and CEO Bob Filka learned that Michigan's banking industry (unlike some states) is very stable and lenders are looking to make loans.
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Survival
By Greg Powell - September/October 2008 Issue of Michigan Builder

Is it about survival, or about maintaining the success we have become used to in the last roughly 25 boom years of our building business?
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Resist the Urge to Ignore Outdoor Home Maintenance Chores This Fall
Courtesy of MHBA

The crisp weather of fall is upon us and football season is well underway. While the prospect of relaxing into a lazy Sunday schedule calls to many homeowners weary from the routine of weekend lawn mowing, don't sleep on essential lawn care and home maintenance tasks that will see you through the winter.
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Are Homebuyers Spooked by Gas?
August 3, 2008 - By William F. Ast III, Herald Palladium

When gasoline prices go up, construction and sales of new houses goes down. At least that's the feeling among some people in and connected to the home construction business.
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Stand Up For Housing Foundation For Recovery
By Greg Powell - July/August 2008 Issue of Michigan Builder

The housing industry is a linchpin in Michigan's economy... It is time for action.
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Professionalism
By Greg Powell - May/June 2008 Issue of Michigan Builder

So what do the new "professionalism bills" mean to us as builders? What is a "building professional?"
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Bipartisan Action Plan Hailed as a Foundation for Recovery for Michigan's Housing Marketplace
May 20, 2008 - Michigan Association of Home Builders

Legislative initiative gives consumers significant tax incentives. Law makers told immediate passage will stimulate home sales and homebuilding in 2008.
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Green Building
By Greg Powell - March/April 2008 Issue of Michigan Builder

I'm a Green Builder. Let me explain what that means.
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Aggressively Going Green
March 2008 - By Janey Baltosser, South Bend Tribune in Michiana

In the building trades, "green" is rapidly becoming the new buzzword. Whether you're a building contractor, developer, or a homeowner, the popularity of this concept has everyone wondering what it entails and how it can benefit us.
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Powell Construction Services Wins Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce 2007 Green Business Award
February 20, 2008 - Herald Palladium & Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce Program

This new award was presented to Greg Powell of Powell Construction Services, LLC, which follows the National Association of Home Builders Model Green Home Building Guidelines.
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Meet your President
By Greg Powell - January/February 2008 Issue of Michigan Builder

I am looking forward to a challenging year. But first I thought it might be of some interest for you to understand a bit about myself and my business.
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Powell Construction wins 'People's Choice'
August 24, 2005 - Herald Palladium

The winner of the "People's Choice" award during the recent 2005 Parade of Homes was a house built by Powell Construction Services.
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