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The RCC team is thrilled to announce the promotions of Robert Braun from Project Engineer to Assistant Project Manager and Liza Camacho from Intern to Project Engineer. Robert has been a dedicated member of the team for nearly three years, starting with us right out of college and never looking back. In the past year Robert has taken the lead on a slate of projects while also maintaining his PE role on some of our largest projects to date. His attention to detail and willingness to be involved in project processes from start to finish have made him an outstanding team member. Liza Camacho started with us in June as a PE Intern and quickly excelled beyond the role. She joined the team full time in August as a Project Engineer and is currently working with our Project Director, Brad Malouf, on several high-profile tech projects. Liza’s architectural background and ability to rapidly take on new responsibility have made her a critical member of the team. We look forward to their continued success and more exciting projects to come!

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RECENTLY COMPLETED: Jellyvision Expansion

RCC recently completed the buildout of a 25K SF expansion space for Jellyvision in Lincoln Park. Our team worked with Partners by Design to develop a new space for Jellyvision’s growing team that embodied their company’s character and culture. The finished space features collaborative areas, private space, a wellness and prayer room, communal gathering areas, a game room, and a training room, along with the necessities like workstations and conference rooms. Our team has grown alongside the growth of Chicago’s vibrant tech community, and we love working with clients like Jellyvision who share our values and vision for making Chicago a great place to work and live.

Check out full project photos here!



RCC is nearing completion of a 25k SF expansion project for Chicago’s B2B tech powerhouse, Jellyvision. This project adds another impressive tech name to the portfolio for our team, which includes Pinterest, Industrious, G2 Crowd, Steelbrick, The Onion, and widely acclaimed tech/ed venture, Codeverse. We’re extremely proud of the relationships our team has cultivated with Chicago’s vibrant tech community and look forward to growing together in years to come. Stay tuned for photos of the completed space!

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NEW HIRES: Liza Camacho

Please join us in welcoming Liza Camacho to the RCC team! Liza is a recent graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture and she will be working as a Project Engineer Intern with our Project Team on a slate of exciting corporate interiors projects this summer. We’re excited to have her on board!



RCC recently completed the buildout of PharmaCann’s flagship medical marijuana dispensary – Verilife – in Arlington Heights with Interform Architecture + Design and ACRE Project Management. Illinois’ Medical Marijuana program offers new treatment options for qualifying conditions, and in turn has created new economic opportunities across several market sectors. The Verilife dispensary provides a welcoming, modern space with private consultation rooms, communal areas, and retail services. The RCC team is glad to have played a role in creating this inviting, engaging space for patients and staff.

Check out full project photos here!

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Recently Completed: Servcorp

RCC recently wrapped up their second project with Servcorp, an organization specializing in virtual and executive offices. The first location, 444 W Lake, wrapped up in late 2017, and the second location, 155 N Wacker, was completed in March of 2018. Both spaces are in premier high-rise building in Chicago’s central business district with sweeping views of downtown. RCC worked with Himes Associates and Fitzgerald Architecture Planning Design on both projects.

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Project Awarded: 205 W Randolph

RCC has won the bid to renovate two lobbies and five floors of common space for Alvarez & Marsal Property Investment’s building at 205 W Randolph. RCC is working with Partners By Design and Soundview Construction Advisors to execute this renovation quickly and with minimal disruption to building tenants. Our team is looking forward to creating a welcoming, modern space for building tenants and visitors. Stay tuned for project updates and final project photography!

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Project Update: PharmaCann Dispensary

RCC is nearing completion on the buildout of PharmaCann’s flagship dispensary location in Arlington Heights with ACRE and Interform Architecture + Design. Illinois’ Medical Marijuana program offers alternative treatment options for patients with qualifying conditions, as well as bringing new economic opportunities to communities who serve these patients. This project was an exciting addition to RCC’s retail portfolio and offered a chance for our team to learn how this emerging industry is taking shape in Illinois. Stay tuned for photos of the finished space!

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RCC Unveils New HQ

We’re so excited to unveil our new HQ and share this journey with everyone. Restoring this beautiful old loft was a labor of love, and the final product is truly a space that fits our team’s needs, personalities, and ambition for the future. Major thanks to the following firms & folks who made this possible:
Rework by ROE
Forward Space
David Zindell
Brian Edward Selke
Special thanks to Mike Tuccori for spending so much time photographing the space with us, and anyone we forgot to tag in this post!
And of course our entire team and tenants for their patience and creativity throughout this entire process.
Come say hello!

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Jamie Redmond Named Director of Operations

RCC is pleased to announce that Jamie Redmond will be taking on a new role as Director of Operations. Jamie started with RCC as Director of Marketing & Strategy, and over the past year her role has evolved to include the management of RCC’s internal operations, strategic planning, and team development. Jamie is also working with women from across the AEC industry to develop inclusion and diversity programming and promote opportunities for women and minorities to succeed in construction. We look forward to her leadership as we continue to grow our team and portfolio!

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Acquirent Build Nearly Complete

Work is underway at Acquirent’s Evanston office with our friends at Partners by Design. We’ve had the pleasure of teaming up on several projects together this year, and this one is no exception. Acquirent is a quickly growing outsourced sales and marketing company that has been working with mid to large companies since 2004 to build their sales teams.

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Fermilab Renovation Kicks Off

RCC has been awarded a bid for renovation at the iconic Fermilab facility in Batavia, IL. This campus is named for Italian-American physicist Enrico Fermi, famous for creating the world’s first nuclear reactor. Fermilab is home to one of the largest Large Hadron Colliders in the world, but RCC won’t be tinkering with that. We’re focused on renovations of existing cafeterias and lounges where resident scientists relax and gather for meetings. The RCC team is excited to have the opportunity to work in one of the most renowned scientific hubs in the world, and happy to contribute to a more pleasant work environment for the researchers, scientists, and staff who spend their days there.

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New Hires & Promotions

Redmond Construction Corp. continues to expand their team, hiring Daniel Dominik as a Superintendent, and Garrett Giles as a Project Manager.  Dan brings 13 years of field experience, including seven years as a Superintendent on over 250K SF of interior renovations in some of Chicago’s most notable downtown buildings. Garrett has over a decade of experience in commercial interior projects, including over 500K SF of headquarter builds for top Chicago tech companies. Both are outstanding additions to RCC’s team and will be leading some of RCC’s largest projects to-date.

In addition to new hires, RCC is also thrilled to announce that Bradley Malouf has been named Partner: Project Director. He has been with RCC for two years and was made a managing partner in 2017. In his new role, Brad will be overseeing the project team as well as managing several upcoming expansion projects for high-profile tech clients.

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Meet John Redmond

Voyage Chicago recently featured RCC’s president, John Redmond, and asked about the highs and lows of starting and running a business here in Chicago. Read up on his story, how he did it, and where he sees RCC going in the coming years.

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50 on Fire Nomination

RCC was recently selected as a finalist for Chicago Inno’s 50 on Fire awards! Our fellow nominees represent a range of innovative companies in Chicago, and include a few of our favorite clients and startup friends. We’re thrilled to be honored and look forward to seeing who wins!

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RCC Grows Chicago Office

RCC continues to grow their Chicago office with the hiring of new Estimator, Tom O’Neill. Tom has held roles in construction and real estate for over 10 years and brings project experience ranging from residential to infrastructure and high rise builds. He is joining RCC’s growing Project Teams to manage the bidding process for commercial interior projects.

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RCC Builds Hackable Classroom

Redmond Construction Corp has finished construction on the new Codeverse flagship school in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Redmond built a “hackable classroom” for Codeverse – a startup focused on teaching children worldwide coding and computer literacy. The space is located at 819 W. Eastman Street and incorporates touch-screen sign-in, a 20’ TV wall, robotic arms and other high tech gadgets.

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New Scholarship Fund for Women in Construction

RCC has partnered with City Colleges of Chicago to establish the Building the Next Generation Scholarship Fund for women at Kennedy-King College in Englewood. By directing resources toward the college-to-careers pipeline, RCC hopes to encourage more women to pursue educational opportunities that will lead to fulfilling careers in this industry.

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RCC Announces New Hires

RCC announced two new additions to their team, Jamie Redmond as Director of Marketing & Strategy, and Michael Hedges as Senior Project Manager. Jamie comes from a policy and digital strategy background, and will be leading RCC’s strategic partnerships as well as their new scholarship and community engagement initiatives. Michael has been in the construction and real estate industries for 12 years including, most recently, six years working as an owners representative. He has led teams on projects ranging from small interior build outs to ground up corporate campuses.

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RCC on Clean Tech Adoption

“We see cleantech as a win for business, for our clients, and for building a sustainable future,” said Jamie Redmond, director of marketing for Chicago-based general contractor Redmond Construction Corp. “As a young, lean GC firm, we function very much like a startup. So we want to position ourselves as early adopters and proponents of that technology.”