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- Liberty Building Systems making prefabs practical
- … managers can help companies thrive.(Focus)(Morse Moving…
- Federal property sale attacked as give-away
- Frontage fears unfounded.
Liberty Building Systems making prefabs practical
commercialappeal.com (subscription) – Aug 20, 2007
About 50 percent of the clientele are retail, and 80 to 90 percent are repeat customers, said general manager Matt Threadgill, 38. “It’s a lot more cost-effective,” said Threadgill, who took over as general manager in April after leaving steel company Butler Manufacturing. Since joining Liberty, Threadgill’s emphasis has been on expansion into self-storage facilities, which he sees as an emerging market. Threadgill’s challenges center on heavy competition and recruiting employees for a fast-growing business. While the economy is of concern, he says, it’s not quite the same for Liberty as it is for other businesses. Popular clients like Family Dollar and Dollar General are typically more successful during economic downturns, leading to increased demand for Liberty’s services. “We’re a little acyclical with the economy,” Threadgill said.
… managers can help companies thrive.(Focus)(Morse Moving…
Free with registration – Crain's Detroit Business – AccessMyLibrary.com – Aug 20, 2007
(Focus)(Morse Moving & Storage)(Company overview) –> COPYRIGHT 2007 Crain Communications, Inc. Byline: Mike Scott Businesses that choose to maintain a family management team say while the juggling act isn’t always easy, there are benefits to developing family members as managers. There are 27 Morse family members working at Morse Moving & Storage, a commercial and residential moving firm in Romulus. Dave Morse began working with his late father, Herb, who founded the company, in sales and operations during and after college. Today, Dave oversees day-to-day operations as president. Nine of his 11 siblings also work at Morse. “We had a couple of other brothers work for a competitor for a short while, but really all (11 children of Herb and wife Vi) worked in some capacity for the family business while in high school or college” Dave said…
Nine of his 11 siblings also work at Morse. “We had a couple of other brothers work for a competitor for a short while, but really all (11 children of Herb and wife Vi) worked in some capacity for the family business while in high school or college” Dave said. Today Morse Moving is a $15 million company with 210 employees and four.
Federal property sale attacked as give-away
CTV.ca – Aug 20, 2007
The company, with more than 2. 500 employees, focuses on hotel and retail malls as well as self-storage properties in the Vancouver area. The Lalji company is also the parent of Larco Hospitality, a full-service hotel-management company. Larco Investments has a value estimated at more than $1 billion and was formed in the 1970s, after Lalji and his family came to Canada when they were were driven out of Uganda by dictator Idi Amin, who gave the country’s 50,000 Asians 90 days to leave. “Larco Investments Ltd.
Frontage fears unfounded.
Free with registration – AZ Daily Star – AccessMyLibrary.com – Aug 20, 2007
Freeway Road, said she anticipated so much congestion, she planned for employees to use a rear entrance to gain access to the building. “I haven’t opened the gate once,” she said of the alternate route. After an ADOT consultant worked with.