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Projects | Online Plan Room

Project Update: 1/7/19 – 1/11/19

posted on 01.15.2019

Total projects received at MBEX: 91
Total project leads reported on at MBEX: 12
Total active projects received/reported on at MBEX: 304

Events

Document Reading Course Offered at MBEX

posted on 01.15.2019

Now certified for continuing education credits! A 4 week, 8 session course entitled “Introduction to Understanding and Using Construction Documents” will be offered by the Minnesota Builders Exchange. The classes will meet in the Exchange plan room Monday and Tuesday evenings beginning February 4 and running through February 26, 2019. The course is scheduled from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m., with specific questions and answers from 7:30 - 8:00 p.m. The member cost is $160 for all 8 sessions. We need a total of 15 registrants for the class, so register now! Visit mbex.org/docsclass to reserve your space.

Events

Free Young Professionals Networking Event!

posted on 01.15.2019

Calling all emerging young professionals, 35 and under, within the construction industry! The MBEX Young Professionals Network (YPN) is hosting a FREE networking event at Surly Brewing on Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. This networking event will feature free food, drinks and raffles. Registration is now open: www.mbex.org/ypnevent. For more information, visit our page at mbex.org/ypn.

Sponsorship

Sponsor the MBEX Young Professionals Network

posted on 01.15.2019

MBEX invites all member companies to show support by becoming a sponsor of the newly created Young Professionals Network (YPN). Sponsorship opportunities, available for all YPN events, include door prizes such as a monetary donation or sporting event tickets, food sponsorship, drink sponsorship and more. All sponsors will be recognized at the event they sponsor and in the Weekly Bulletin recap after the YPN event. View the sponsorship form at mbex.org/ypnsponsor. Please contact Amy Paschke at ap@mbex.org with questions or inquiries.

Projects | Online Plan Room

Accessing Addenda: mbex.org

posted on 01.15.2019

MBEX is proud of our quick response to posting and making addenda available to our members.  When looking at a project online, if something is missing (plan page, specification section, etc.) please refer to the addenda listed for the project.  The first few pages of the listed addendum will list the corresponding documents issued in correlation with the changes.  If “w/drawings” is listed next to the addendum, please refer to the plans section for that project.  The respective drawings will be listed within their own subcategory among the full listings of plan sheets.

Industry

DeWitt Promotes Attorneys to Partner

posted on 01.15.2019

DeWitt LLP recently announced that it has promoted Chase Horne, Julie Nagorski and Raluca (Luca) Vais-Ottosen to Partner. Horne, of DeWitt’s Madison office, practices in the areas of litigation and environmental law. He has represented clients in a wide variety of cases, ranging from business and shareholder disputes, to construction disputes and personal injury matters. Nagorski, of the firm’s Minneapolis office, has significant experience litigating disputes in numerous areas of the law, with a focus in real property and construction disputes. In addition to her substantial litigation experience, Nagorski has taken many cases through jury and bench trials and has argued multiple cases in front of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Raluca Vais-Ottosen, of the firm’s Madison office, focuses her practice on immigration and nationality law. She assists companies in several areas, including claims of workplace discrimination, harassment and retaliation, and termination and constructive discharge.

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