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Current students and staff at Buford leave their mark on new middle school

The Charlottesville community is leaving its mark on a new middle school being built.

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Construction underway for Homeless Services Center in Harrisonburg

“Having a place where they can be safe, have a roof over their heads as they receive the services they need, and hopefully work toward permanent supportive housing is something we need in our community,” said Parks.

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Rocktown High Nearly Ready For Fall Semester Opening

Standing in the wide-open common area of the new Rocktown High School, it was almost easy to imagine students walking through the halls or sitting down to eat lunch.

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Harrisonburg Schools working toward opening of Rocktown High School

It’s an exciting time for Harrisonburg City Public Schools. Construction of the new Rocktown High School is now complete.

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Rocktown High Nearly Ready For Fall Semester Opening

Standing in the wide-open common area of the new Rocktown High School, it was almost easy to imagine students walking through the halls or sitting down to eat lunch.

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City Officially Starts Construction On Homeless Services Center

After roughly five years in the making, the city of Harrisonburg broke ground on its new Homeless Services Center, officially kicking off the construction process for a project aimed to address a need felt throughout the community.

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Harrisonburg breaks ground on permanent homeless shelter

Thursday was a big day in Harrisonburg as the city broke ground on a permanent homeless shelter and services center on North Main Street.

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Harrisonburg Selects Contractor For Homeless Services Center

Harrisonburg-based contractor Nielsen Builders has been selected for construction of the city’s new Homeless Services Center, according to a press release.

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Renovated Convo Provides Stable Home For JMU Track And Field

Walk into James Madison’s newly-renovated Convocation Center, and the new volleyball floor steals the show as it’s sunken in the middle of the facility.

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Dukes Loving Life In Remodeled Convocation Center

Opening up a remodeled Convocation Center only adds to the excitement for the James Madison volleyball season when the reigning Sun Belt Conference champion Dukes begin the season against High Point.

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Rocktown High School construction on track for December completion

Progress has continued to move forward on the new Rocktown High School in Harrisonburg. Harrisonburg City Public Schools (HCPS)

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Buford Middle School renovation project breaks ground

Work to modernize Charlottesville’s Buford Middle School is now underway.

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Church Finishes Community Green Space On Court Square

A bright green, grassy lawn stands out among layers of brick and concrete beside First Presbyterian Church on Court Square in Harrisonburg

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Light Dawns On Rocktown High School Hallways

From a field off of I-81 to steel beams, the Rocktown High School building is starting to embody the school many Harrisonburg students will eventually call home

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Harrisonburg company tapped to rebuild Buford Middle School

A Harrisonburg company with extensive experience building in Charlottesville has been selected for the rebuild of Buford Middle School.

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Buford Middle School contracts Nielsen Builders for renovations

Nielsen Builders was awarded the contract for Buford Middle School

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You Can See It:' Harrisonburg's New Rocktown High School Building Shapes Up

While in reality that isn’t the case, the last few months have seen the transformation of Rocktown High School from an open air construction site, to a building that will hold over 1,000 Harrisonburg City Public School students next year.

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Renovations to Harrisonburg’s historic Dallard-Newman House underway

In Harrisonburg major renovations to the historic Dallard-Newman House began on Monday. The historic home was built by freed slaves Ambrose and Reuben Dallard in 1885 and is one of the few historic African American homes left in the city.

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Renovation Begins On Future Northeast Neighborhood Museum

The Northeast Neighborhood Association kicked off renovation of the historic Dallard-Newman House Museum and Cultural Heritage Center with a lunch event held inside the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

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Augusta County Public Schools break ground on new middle schools

leaders in Augusta County met at Riverheads High School to break ground on the site’s new middle school wing.

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Augusta County hosts groundbreaking ceremonies for Buffalo Gap, Riverheads middle school wings

The county hosted a pair of groundbreaking ceremonies to mark the beginning of the construction process of the new Riverheads Middle School and Buffalo Gap Middle School.

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Rocktown High School Construction Progressing on Schedule

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Back in January 2020, ground was broken on the new Rocktown High School in Harrisonburg. The construction was put on hold for 15 months during the pandemic before resuming last June. Over a year later major progress has been made and the school is on track to open in the fall of 2024.

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Nielsen Builders SWaM 2022 Video

Nielsen Builders SWaM 2022 Video

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JMU Begins Convo Renovation

Monday, the school announced it began renovating JMU’s former basketball arena, the Convocation Center, into a multipurpose facility that will be home to the Dukes’ volleyball program

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Crozet Elementary School Holds Topping Off Ceremony for New Addition

Crozet Elementary School is honoring construction workers bringing improvements to the school

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Progress being made on Harrisonburg’s second high school

Construction on Harrisonburg’s second high school got off the ground earlier this year and progress continues as 2022 rolls around.

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Snow Days Built In To HHS2 Construction Schedule

Construction of the city’s second high school is proceeding on schedule, said Craig Mackail, chief operating officer for Harrisonburg City Public Schools. However, as winter approaches, construction is at the mercy of Mother Nature. But with that to be expected, construction company Nielsen Builders has built days for winter weather into the timeline for the school.

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Rebekah Kuller selected for Shenandoah Valley Business Journal 10 Under 40

Rebekah Kuller selected for Shenandoah Valley Business Journal 10 Under 40

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Construction begins again on Harrisonburg’s second high school

After 15 months of being put on hold, construction started up again Wednesday morning on Harrisonburg’s Second High School.

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Work Resumes On HHS2 After Rocky Start

On Tuesday, City Council approved change order No. 5 to resume the $112 million project paused by change order No. 4 in April 2020, just four months after it had begun.

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NIELSEN ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OFFICERS

Nielsen Announces New Board Officers

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Conversation And Connections Key For Nielsen's Lokey

Zach Lokey’s passion for the art of buildings led him to want to become an architect. Now, he has mastered a different art — conversation.

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A peek inside the newly renovated Staunton High School

Staunton School Board members and other school leaders took a tour of the newly renovated Staunton High School.

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School, City Officials Break Ground On New High School

It was a moment years in the making and one that marked the next phase of the construction of a second high school in Harrisonburg — the actual construction phase.

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Shenandoah Business Journal Top 10 Under 40

Nielsen employees 10 under 40

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Bluestone wins the CBE 2019 Livable Buildings Award

Bluestone wins the CBE 2019 Livable Buildings Award

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Board Approves $87.2 Million Max School Cost

The Harrisonburg School Board voted in favor of an $87.24 million guaranteed maximum price of a new high school at Tuesday’s meeting.

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Board To Take Final High School Vote

Board to take final vote on the new Harrisonburg High School

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James Madison University Wilson Hall Renovation Video

Wilson Hall Renovation Video

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ANU Building Welcomes Sentara RMH Business Office

Nielsen Builders were pleased to complete construction on Sentara's new office space.

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VMRC to Expand Reabilitation

The Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community has begun an 8.2 Million project mainly aimed at its short term rehabilitation offerings.

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Multi-million Renovations Complete at Two County Schools

After 16 Months and 18.7 million, extensive renovations to Pleasant Valley and Jon Wayland elementary schools are complete

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Lokey Shines in Dancing With The Stars of The ’Burg

Zach Lokey ’17 never thought he’d be the star of a dancing competition. Nor did he ever imagine being a top fundraiser. But thanks to his participation in Dancing with the Stars of the ’Burg, he is now both.

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Extreme Home Makeover: Wilson Edition

I’m excited to report that not only did Giving Day donors reach 1,000 gifts but Dukes also met the “Get on Board for Giving Challenge” to unlock $50,000 thanks to a generous donation from Nielsen Builders Inc.

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Construction is underway on Staunton High School

Nielsen is starting construction on a massive upgrade for Staunton High School (old R.E. Lee High School)

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