Running to Support PACER Center

A big thank you to all our McGough volunteers who helped make a difference on Saturday by “running” silent auction items at the PACER Center event. For multiple years, McGough has been a proud supporter of the PACER Center and

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Supporting Our Troops at Veterans Campground on Big Marine Lake

As a designated Yellow Ribbon company, we are committed to supporting our nation’s troops. Consistent with this, we are excited about a project we have been working on for the past year at Veterans Campground on Big Marine Lake in

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Sharing Our Lean Journey in Chicago

Team McGough had a fantastic time last week at the annual Lean Construction Institute Congress held in Chicago, Illinois. The conference brought together over 1,500 industry leaders from across the United States and Canada representing ownership, general contracting, design and

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Finding Silver Linings in Cedar Rapids Flood Mitigation Efforts

Most of the time, we get to spend our days doing really fun and rewarding work. Every once in a while, though, we need to take up a somber task. The beauty and reward in those moments comes not in

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Joining forces with RSP Architects to support Hearts & Hammers

Armed with paint brushes and bright blue paint, McGough teamed up with RSP Architects this weekend to help a disabled homeowner rejuvenate the exterior of her home. McGough is a longtime supporter of a Twin Cities non-profit called Hearts &

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McGough Construction Expands Presence in Iowa

What could be better than an office in Iowa – How about two offices in Iowa! We at McGough Construction are proud to announce the grand opening of our second, yes second, office location in the great state of Iowa.

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McGough Receives Colman J. Barry Award for Distinguished Contributions to Religion and Society

We were so very honored to receive the 20th Colman J. Barry Award for Distinguished Contributions to Religion and Society! This accolade from St. John’s University is given annually to those who demonstrate that service to others comprises the best

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McGough Attends Dedication Ceremony of the New Ames Laboratory Sensitive Instrument Facility

The dedication ceremony for the Ames Laboratory Sensitive Instrument Facility was held last week in Ames, Iowa. The ceremony marked the opening of the 13,300-square foot facility designed to house next-generation and current instruments, which includes electron and scanning probe

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Time-Lapse Video of Demolition at Iowa State University ATRB Project

From demolition to present day, check out this time-lapse video at the Iowa State University Advanced Teaching & Research Building project! View the live ISU feed here: http://bit.ly/1pO5wXP This new building, with approximately 118,000-gross square feet of space, will house

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Get an inside look at the new Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bloomington, MN!

McGough Development has officially opened its new Hyatt Regency Bloomington – Minneapolis hotel at its Bloomington Central Station development site, completing the centerpiece of its transit-oriented development. Check out the video below for an inside look at the Hyatt Regency Hotel!

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Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center Opens at University of Minnesota

In celebration of the new lab, staff at the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC) tossed fish in a pond to commemorate its opening at the University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus. The total project consisted of 10,000-square feet, with the

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Time-Lapse of Hyatt Regency Bloomington – Minneapolis Hotel Construction from Start to Finish

Check out this awesome construction time-lapse video of the Hyatt Regency Bloomington – Minneapolis Hotel being built! Dr. Tom Von Sternberg from the neighboring HealthPartners hospital took photos of the year long construction from his office. He then put together the

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McGough Employees Pedal in Place for a Great Cause

This weekend, a team of McGough employees participated in the “Pedal in Place” fundraiser for Gillette Children’s Hospital. Participants jumped on stationary bikes, battled it out with other teams, and raced to good health – all while raising money for

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Minnesota Concrete Council Awards Two McGough Projects at the 2015 Annual Meeting and Awards Program

Minnesota Concrete Council awarded two McGough Construction projects today at the 2015 Annual Meeting and Awards Program. The Ordway Center for Performing Arts – Concert Hall and Production Wing Expansion project received the 2015 Structural Design Merit Award, an award that

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Saint Agnes School Recognizes Mr. Larry McGough as the 2016 Red & White Benefit Honoree

Mr. Larry McGough, one of the original founders of McGough Construction, was recognized as the 2016 Red & White Benefit Honoree by Saint Agnes School. From giving presentations on architecture to financing scholarship programs, Mr. McGough rarely hesitated to lend

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John Hintze Receives BOMA’s 2016 Engineer of the Year Award

John Hintze, a Senior Operating Engineer for McGough Facility Management, receives BOMA’s 2016 Engineer of the Year Award. This award honors a building engineer professional who demonstrates best practices in building operations, innovative development and service to BOMA Greater Minneapolis.

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60th Anniversary

We would like to take a moment to acknowledge a major milestone in the history of our company. February 16, 2016 formally marks the 60th anniversary of McGough Construction’s founding. We would like to thank our remarkable employees, clients, and partners for

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Surly Destination Brewery Receives Structural Engineering Excellence Award from ACEC/MN

Surly Destination Brewery is in the spotlight again! Congratulations to HGA Architects and Engineers and the project team on receiving the Structural Engineer Excellence Design Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies – Minnesota. The Surly Destination Brewery is

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McGough Volunteers and NAWIC Members Educate Kids on the Construction Industry

McGough Construction volunteers joined NAWIC – Minneapolis/St Paul Chapter members yesterday at Sacred Heart Catholic School to give 3rd and 4th graders a little insight on the construction industry. The kids were encouraged to use their imagination and create their

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Minneapolis Chamber Honors McGough

McGough Construction was honored as a Minnesota Keystone honoree! The Minnesota Keystone Program recognizes companies that donate at least 2-percent of their revenue, pre-tax, to the community – McGough donated over 5-percent this year. Percentages are based on in-kind donations,

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McGough Breaks Ground on New Hubbard Radio Phoenix Headquarters Facility

McGough broke ground this year on a new, two-story and 28,000-square foot headquarters for Hubbard Radio in Phoenix, Arizona. This facility will be the new home for all five of Hubbard Radio Phoenix’s radio stations; 93.3 FM, 98 KUPD, KSLX

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MNSHARP Award for University of Minnesota – Ambulatory Care Center

Commissioner Ken Peterson of the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry presented McGough Construction’s University of Minnesota – Ambulatory Care Center project team with the prominent Minnesota Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (MNSHARP) award. This award recognizes those companies

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Surly Destination Brewery Receives Finance & Commerce’s Top Project of 2014 Award

Let’s raise a glass to Surly Brewing Co.! The Surly Brewing Co. Destination Brewery, a recent McGough project, is being honored as one of Finance & Commerce’s Top Projects of 2014! The $30 million and 50,000-square-foot facility, which can accommodate

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Twin Cities PBS Celebrates Renovated Headquarters with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015, Twin Cities PBS, McGough, project partners and local dignitaries celebrated the official launch of the newly remodeled Twin Cities PBS headquarters with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The remodel in aggregate comprises over 70,000 square feet, with

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Lending a Hand to Hearts & Hammers

Hearts & Hammers is a Twin Cities non-profit organization that provides exterior home improvement assistance for deserving seniors and disabled homeowners so they can continue to live independently. A total of 22 McGough volunteers came together Saturday, September 19th to

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Honoring Leo McGough

This week, all of McGough took pause to honor the life and contributions of Leo McGough, one of the original founders of our company, who recently passed away at the age of 94. Leo’s contribution to the legacy of our

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Breaking Ground at the College of St. Scholastica

The bustling growth in the city of Duluth, Minnesota continues! Last week, we officially broke ground on a 45,000-square-foot Health Science building for the College of St. Scholastica. The new facility will be the first-ever off-campus academic building for the

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Taking Home Plate at the Twins Game

Throughout this year’s season, the Twins baseball club has recognized Yellow Ribbon Companies that go above and beyond in supporting service members and their families. Yesterday, at home plate, McGough Construction was recognized as one of these companies. Yellow Ribbon

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The Breathtaking St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral

Building and modernizing sacred spaces has been a big part of McGough’s business for more than five generations.  Sacred buildings are often large-volume spaces that have unique structural, mechanical, acoustical, and lighting requirements. Most recently, we renovated St. Mary’s Orthodox

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The Lost Arch at the Award Winning West End Market at the Minnesota State Fair

With the Minnesota State Fair right around the corner, most Minnesotans are getting excited for fried food on a stick. But here at McGough, we have a little something more to be excited about.  (Don’t get us wrong though, we

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Keller Receives 2015 Renovation of the Year Award from Golf Inc.

This week, one of our clients earned the impressive distinction of 2015 Renovation of the Year from Golf Inc!  Keller Golf Course is one of the best public courses in the country and has a rich history of hosting national

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Launching a New Home-Away-From-Home at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

July 9th, 2015 marked the grand opening of a project that’s near and dear to our hearts – the Ronald McDonald Family Room at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, St. Paul. This warm and welcoming suite is an inclusive

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Housing a Hero in Shoreview, MN

As a designated Yellow Ribbon company, we are dedicated to supporting our nation’s troops and their families.  Consistent with this, we are excited about a new project we began this week in partnership with Housing our Heroes Minnesota. Housing Our

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McGough helps build a greenhouse for a South Minneapolis community!

We don’t always eat healthy here at McGough, but for many people eating healthy is just not an option financially. McGough set off this morning to help in the fight against nutritional poverty that afflicts so many in South Minneapolis. Joining

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Supporting Our Troops On and Off the Ice

McGough’s commitment to supporting our veterans and their families extends well beyond policies and procedures. As a designated Yellow Ribbon company, we seek to build strong relationships with our nation’s troops and their families through multiple levels of outreach. We

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for Renewal by Andersen Facility Expansion

Cottage Grove, MN – Groundbreaking on a 113,000-square-foot facility expansion for Renewal by Andersen. Along with Mayor Myron Bailey in attendance were numerous dignitaries, community members, and representatives from the Andersen Corporation. The McGough Construction team, RSP Architects, and many

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McGough Construction Named One of the Star Tribune’s Top Workplaces for 2015

Our people are our foundation, and it’s an innate part of our culture to value and grow all of our remarkable people that make up this great organization. We are pleased to share that McGough Construction has been named one

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McGough CEO & President Tom McGough Jr., presented with the NSSAR Flag Certificate

On Friday, June 12th, National Society, Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) representative John McCallum presented McGough Construction with the NSSAR Flag Certificate in recognition of commendable patriotism in the display of The Flag of the United States of America.

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Topping Off Ceremony for maurices Headquarters

It was an exciting day in Duluth, MN, as maurices celebrated a major milestone in the construction of their new headquarters. Project partners, maurices representatives, and the McGough maurices project team gathered collectively to celebrate the “Topping Off” of the

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Leo McGough celebrates 75 years with Bricklayer’s Union!

A rare occasion it is that a 75-year membership plaque is presented to a member of the Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 1 Minnesota/North Dakota. In fact, Leo McGough, 94, is one of only two members to reach this remarkable

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McGough Teams with RSP Architects to Support Hearts & Hammers

Hearts & Hammers is a Twin Cities non-profit organization that provides exterior home improvement assistance for deserving seniors and disabled homeowners so they can continue to live independently. McGough teamed with RSP Architects on Saturday, May 30th, to help support

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Surly Receives Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s 2015 Eureka! Award

A hearty congratulations to Surly Brewing Co. for receiving the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s 2015 Eureka! Award. The award recognizes those particular companies that have exhibited ingenuity and innovation in a wide variety of industries. Out of nearly 100 companies

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McGough Cheers on 2015 Fargo Marathon Runners

More than 19,000 runners endured the near-freezing temperatures on Saturday, May 9th to run in the 2015 Fargo Marathon. Along the way, employees of McGough Construction continuously cheered on marathon runners as they took to the streets. “Thanks for supporting us

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A Moment of Silence for National Safety Stand-Down Event

For two consecutive weeks McGough Construction and subcontractors have gathered together on job sites for a daily moment of silence as a part of OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down Event. The event, which began on Monday, May 4th, allows for a moment of

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McGough Launches New Regional Office in Fargo, North Dakota

On Thursday, April 30th, 2015, McGough celebrated the official launch of a new regional office located in Fargo, North Dakota with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Friends, partners, and community dignitaries gathered for the celebration. McGough is proud to officially launch this

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Groundbreaking for the New Spam Museum

Tuesday, April 20, 2015 marked the groundbreaking of the new Spam Museum, located in Austin, MN. Numerous dignitaries, community members, and Hormel Foods team members attended the event. RSP Architects and McGough Construction and many other project partners also joined in for

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Take a Virtual Tour of UMN Health Clinics and Surgery Center

Mary Johnson, COO, Provider Practice & Ambulatory Operations, takes us on a fantastic virtual tour of the UMN Health Clinics and Surgery Center, located on the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus. McGough is pleased to be a part of

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TPT Encloses Time Capsule During Headquarters Remodel Project

TPT’s project vision of connecting local communities with their spaces is being realized even with their headquarters currently under construction. David Gillette and the team from Almanac are giving viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the headquarters renovation through a weekly

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Surly Brewing Co.’s New Destintation Brewery – Start to Finish!

Construction wrapped up in mid-December on the new Surly Brewing Co. Destination Brewery and already it’s a hot spot among locals. McGough is pleased to have been a part of such a fun project with Omar Ansari, all of the project partners, & the

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Transforming the Twin Cities in 2015

It is always great to see one of your projects on a top ten list and it’s even better when you see two projects on the list! This week The Line posted a list of the 10 development projects that

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