Speaking up on Racism

Congratulations to Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Congratulations to my friend, the former Chicago Mayor and future Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel! It’s a well-deserved nomination for him, great recognition for Chicago, and the right steward for our country’s trusted global relationship with Japan. Rahm has a huge amount of political experience and knowledge, he’s a good fit for the job. I know he’s going to do great things in bettering our country’s relationship with one of our most important global allies. I’ve worked with him over the...

In Memory of Hung Liu

In Memory of Hung Liu

Photograph by Paul Andrews, KCUR.I was deeply saddened to learn that Hung Liu has passed away. She was a prolific Chinese-born American painter and an artist whose work captivated people around the world, and she leaves behind an incredible legacy that is sure to...

Let’s Do It: Get Vaccinated

Let’s Do It: Get Vaccinated

After a tough year and a half that was filled with quarantine, masks, and sacrifices on everyone’s part, especially people that were disproportionately affected by the pandemic, it’s starting to look like we’re heading backwards. In less than a year since the outbreak...

U.S. Logistics Fund II

U.S. Logistics Fund II

  CRG, Clayco’s development arm, recently launched its second U.S. Logistics Fund to help build even more projects within the industrial sector. It’s exciting on many fronts, and it has raised over $100 million already with goals to raise $300 million more. As...

Clayco’s Interns

Clayco’s Interns

One of the most important things we try to do at Clayco is to build for the future. This means so much more than just construction projects, and we’re always looking to invest in the next generation of builders, planners, and thinkers.
Interns form an integral part of the Clayco family,

Blue Origin’s Historic Launch

Blue Origin’s Historic Launch

Today’s launch of Blue Origin’s first crewed mission is a first on so many fronts, and it was really exciting to watch. It also signals that we’ve entered into a whole new era in space exploration and travel. The mission’s success is sure to open a lot of new doors...

Your Boardroom Sets the Tone Op-Ed

Your Boardroom Sets the Tone Op-Ed

I just wrote an op-ed article that’s featured in Crain’s Chicago Business on the topic of diversity in our boardrooms. It’s something that I really care a lot about, and I think other CEOs need to take a more active role in addressing the barriers that prevent many...

4th of July

4th of July

Celebrating Independence Day is one of our country’s most cherished traditions. It’s a time to spend with friends and family, and also offers us a moment to pause and reflect on the ideas and values that gave birth to our nation. In the words of the wise former First...

Clayco Named ENR 2021 Midwest Contractor of the Year

Clayco Named ENR 2021 Midwest Contractor of the Year

It is a real honor to be recognized by ENR’s editors as Midwest Contractor of the Year, and it’s something that speaks to the hard work and commitment of our team members across the country who helped make this happen. Last year was a challenge for everyone and being...

THOUGHTS

Thank You to Clayco’s Teams

Thank You to Clayco’s Teams

It’s been a tough year and a half for so many of us at Clayco, and we’ve been asked to deal with so many new challenges that could have...

Unmanned Systems and New Tech in Construction

Unmanned Systems and New Tech in Construction

At Clayco, we’re always looking for new ways to innovate our build processes. A big part of this is seeking out partnerships and collaborators that will help us do our best work, and we’ve been actively looking into the ways…

In Memory of Hung Liu

In Memory of Hung Liu

Photograph by Paul Andrews, KCUR.I was deeply saddened to learn that Hung Liu has passed away. She was a prolific Chinese-born American...

Let’s Do It: Get Vaccinated

Let’s Do It: Get Vaccinated

After a tough year and a half that was filled with quarantine, masks, and sacrifices on everyone’s part, especially people that were...

In Memory of Hung Liu

In Memory of Hung Liu

Photograph by Paul Andrews, KCUR.I was deeply saddened to learn that Hung Liu has passed away. She was a prolific Chinese-born American...

Let’s Do It: Get Vaccinated

Let’s Do It: Get Vaccinated

After a tough year and a half that was filled with quarantine, masks, and sacrifices on everyone’s part, especially people that were...

U.S. Logistics Fund II

U.S. Logistics Fund II

  CRG, Clayco’s development arm, recently launched its second U.S. Logistics Fund to help build even more projects within the...

Clayco’s Interns

Clayco’s Interns

One of the most important things we try to do at Clayco is to build for the future. This means so much more than just construction projects, and we’re always looking to invest in the next generation of builders, planners, and thinkers.
Interns form an integral part of the Clayco family,

Blue Origin’s Historic Launch

Blue Origin’s Historic Launch

Today’s launch of Blue Origin’s first crewed mission is a first on so many fronts, and it was really exciting to watch. It also signals...

Your Boardroom Sets the Tone Op-Ed

Your Boardroom Sets the Tone Op-Ed

I just wrote an op-ed article that’s featured in Crain’s Chicago Business on the topic of diversity in our boardrooms. It’s something that...