46 episodes

Hosted by business & life partners, Vince and Jenna Free, The Cool Times Podcast talks all things cool about the cold storage industry. Hear from general contractors to product vendors as they share their cool stories and products, in one of the fastest growing industries today. Learn more at https://www.freezconstruction.com/

Cool Times Podcast Vince and Jenna Free

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Hosted by business & life partners, Vince and Jenna Free, The Cool Times Podcast talks all things cool about the cold storage industry. Hear from general contractors to product vendors as they share their cool stories and products, in one of the fastest growing industries today. Learn more at https://www.freezconstruction.com/

    Financing the Cold Storage Industry

    Financing the Cold Storage Industry

    Nelson, Principal Investment Portfolio Manager at BGO. Will discusses BGO's focus on cold storage investments globally, highlighting their approach and motivation. He explains the process of partnering with localized development teams and the factors influencing project locations. The conversation delves into assessing viability and returns on investment, considering rising costs and market uncertainties. Will shares insights on the impact of macroeconomic factors like interest rates and...

    • 39 min
    Rowing in the Same Direction

    Rowing in the Same Direction

    In this episode of The Cool Times podcast hosted by Vince and Jenna Free, they welcome guest Colin Williams from Williams Company, a project manager in the cold storage industry. Colin discusses his company's journey from its founding in 1920 to its recent resurgence in the cold storage sector. He highlights pivotal projects, including a major renovation for Sysco after a tornado, showcasing their ability to thrive in operational facilities. The conversation delves into industry dynamics...

    • 43 min
    Celebrating Women in Construction - McKenna Migas

    Celebrating Women in Construction - McKenna Migas

    In this episode of The Cool Times podcast, hosts Vince and Jenna Free sit down with guest McKenna Migas, Project EngineerProject Engineer at Fisher Construction Group to discuss her experiences in the construction industry. McKenna shares insights from her challenging yet exciting job site projects, highlighting the importance of confidence and boldness, especially for women entering the field.The conversation delves into the unique challenges of construction, including navigating limited spa...

    • 30 min
    Celebrating Women in Construction - Kathryn MacMillan

    Celebrating Women in Construction - Kathryn MacMillan

    In this episode of Cool Times Podcast, hosted by Vince and Jenna Free, Kathryn MacMillan, Director of Business Development at FCL Builders, joins the conversation to share her experiences and insights as a woman in the construction industry. Kathryn traces her interest in construction back to childhood experiences with architecture and construction-related activities. She discusses her role at FCL Builders and the company's commitment to customer service and excellence in construction pr...

    • 38 min
    Grab a Beer, We’ll Take it From Here

    Grab a Beer, We’ll Take it From Here

    In this episode of The Cool Times podcast hosted by Vince and Jenna Free, they welcome guests Brandon Reeve, President at Applied Fabricators, Inc., and Andrew Bye, Director of Operations at Applied Fabricators, Inc. They discuss the growth and success of Applied Fabricators over the years. Brandon shares the history of AFAB, which began as a family business in 1984, focusing on sheet metal fabrication for commercial roofing. The conversation delves into AFAB's three divisions: cold storage, ...

    • 48 min
    Innovating Cold Storage Solutions with Peter Goffredo

    Innovating Cold Storage Solutions with Peter Goffredo

    In this episode of the Cool Times Podcast, hosts Vince and Jenna Free welcome Peter Goffredo, VP of Operations at Frazier, for a discussion on the growth of Frazier in the material handling industry, especially in cold storage. They delve into Frazier's product line, covering traditional manual warehouse racking to automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS). Peter shares insights into the challenges and unique aspects of the industry, emphasizing its crucial role in supply chains. Th...

    • 44 min

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