Welcome to Building Conversations, an STO Building Group podcast dedicated to exploring the trends driving the real estate, architecture, engineering, and construction industry forward.
Building Relationships in the ’90s & ’00s
In the 1990s and 2000s, Structure Tone was growing so quickly that the company’s office space could hardly keep up! From welcoming a handful of new faces to winning the iconic MetLife project, tune in to Episode 5 of Structure Tone’s 50th Anniversary Oral History series to learn more about this transformational period for the business.
Speed to Market: STO Mission Critical in Texas
In the fast-paced world of mission critical construction, speed matters—and builders everywhere are looking for game-changing solutions that will help them deliver on cost, quality, and schedule. Join Grant O’Neal, Operations Manager for STO Mission Critical in Dallas, Brett Skyllingstad, VP of Business Development for Structure Tone Southwest, Chris Shackelford, Project Executive for Structure Tone Southwest, and Al Jaurez, a Helix Steel expert, as they explore the mission critical market in Texas and an innovative approach to concrete reinforcement.
Mastering Uncertainty: The Construction Supply Chain
What happens when even the best-laid plans are consistently challenged by supply chain disruptions? Join David Hamilton, VP of Purchasing at Structure Tone, Joe Rossi, Executive Director of Workplace Delivery & National Real Estate at Verizon, Charlie Pavelec, SVP of Shambaugh’s Electrical Division, and Tom Ike, EVP of Lutron Electronics, as they dive into the day-to-day challenges and long-term opportunities today’s unpredictable supply chain represents.
Building Repositioning: Creating a Greener World
When it comes to building repositioning, what motivates developers to build green? Tune in as Curtis Brown, STOBG’s VP of Business Development explores that topic from all angles—from environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors to new emissions regulations—with Brian Geller, Senior Sustainability Manager at The Durst Organization, Brooks McDaniel, SVP of Building Repositioning at STO Building Group, and Jennifer Taranto, VP of Sustainability at STO Building Group.
An Oral History of Structure Tone: Era of Expansion
By the 1980s, Structure Tone leaders began considering opportunities outside of New York City—but growth for the sake of growth wasn’t exactly the plan. Tune in to Episode 4 of Structure Tone’s 50th Anniversary Oral History series to hear our regional leaders reflect on what drove this exciting era of expansion.
Preserving History at St. Patrick’s Cathedral (RE-RELEASE)
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we're re-releasing one of our earliest podcasts. Join Rich Schneider and Mike Neary of Structure Tone New York as they discuss preserving and updating New York City’s venerated St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
The topics that are chosen are so interesting go in-depth in the industry. It’s interesting to learn about things within the construction industry that aren’t usually talked about!
A great listen!
These podcasts are really informative and definitely worth the listen, especially if you love learn exciting and interesting ideas.
Up to date AEC topics/trends
Exploring AEC topics/trends and hearing the thoughts from both internal and external parties makes this podcast worth a listen! You can tell the participants chosen for each segment truly have a passion for the topic at hand. It also doesn't hurt that you learn something new from each episode! Would highly recommend to anyone; whether it be a seasoned professional or someone just starting out in the industry.