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This year 10 students were selected to receive $500 each to use for Books and Supplies. This year's awardees are: 

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Donovan White DEEC 

via Detroit Red Wings
October 28, 2016

With about a year to go on #LittleCaesarsArena, we're making impressive progress. Hear firsthand from the men and women building it. #DistrictDetroit

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Please welcome our summer intern Jalen Ward who is a Senior at Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies. After high school Jalen plan's on studying at Michigan State University and majoring in either Mechanical Engineering or Construction Management.
 

 "These last couple of weeks at White Construction has been great and I’ve learned many different things in and outside the office such as having to create project proposals, and not getting every project that has been offered. Also, I have learned about having many different important roles to have a successful company.

 So from having my internship here, I will gather as much knowledge as I can to make me have the best future for myself."

The Who's Who In Building and Construction
Spring 2016
By Vicki Speed

The founder and CEO of White Construction-one of the largest African-American owned construction companies in the nation-is known for his work ethic and his customer and community-minded focus.

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Crain's Magazine
April 21, 2016
By Mark S. Lee

District Detroit will cover 50 blocks and have various destinations, parks, restaurants, residences and the new Detroit Red Wings arena, which is slated to open in the fall of 2017. 

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The District Detroit
March 25, 2016
By Ed Saenz

Donovan White is grateful for a chance to give back to his hometown. White, 36, is the deputy operations manager of Detroit-based White Construction—one third of Barton Malow-Hunt and White, the general contractor of the Detroit Events Center.

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WXYZ Detroit/ABC 7 News
March 14, 2016
By Dave LewAllen

DETROIT (WXYZ) - The construction of the new Detroit Red Wings is providing jobs for hundreds of city residents.

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DMC Sinai-Grace's Grand Opening Celebration with Special Guest Speaker, Mayor Mike Duggan was held on June 20, 2015.

The three-year, $77 million expansion of DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital is now done! Sinai-Grace held a Grand Opening Celebration to show the community the new addition, New Radiology, Admitting and Lobby to the hospital and how it will better serve our community. 

 

The New Radiology, Admitting and Lobby features:

  • new admitting department which is located right off the lobby. 
  • new large lobby to better accommodate the hundreds of people who visits the hospital. The lobby features three beautiful hand sculpted, glass trees created by local artists Erik and Israel Nordin of the Detroit Design Center. According to the Sinai Grace, the glass trees represents the uniting of Sinai and Grace Hospitals in Mt. Carmel's former facility. 

Please click here to view the video of the making of the Beautiful Tree Sculpture via DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital Health Videos .

 

Detroit Free Press
June 1, 2015
By John Gallagher

The Free Press recently interviewed owners of three longtime successful Detroit small businesses. Besides Hall and Murphy, they include Bernard White of White Construction and Christina Lovio-George of the Lovio-George public relations firm. 

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Michigan Chronicle Business
May 26, 2015
By Donald James

W. Bernard White, P.E., founder and president of White Construction, refuses to be outworked and outperformed by competitors. Since the inception of his Detroit-headquartered company on July 31, 1989, White has led one of the region’s most progressive construction entities, which specializing in pre-construction, construction management, general contracting and design build services.

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Crain's Detroit Business
Book of Lists 2015
Metro Detroit and Statewide Chart Toppers
List Researched by Sonya D. Hill

White Construction Co., Inc. is listed as No. 21 of the top 25 on Crain's List: Largest African American-Owned Business, Ranked by 2013 revenue.

Lawrence Tech Magazine
Winter 2014/15
By CWM

White Construction and its founder and president, W. Bernard White, BSCE’80, are playing an important role in the city’s ever-evolving landscape...

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Michigan Chronicle Business
October 2014
By Stacy Cowley

The Detroit that W. Bernard White envisions contains a state-of-the-art sports complex, a streetcar line that's on a roll at last, and a newly constructed, 20-story office skyscraper to house so me of the city's growing workforce.

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Michigan Chronicle Business
August 2014
By Donald James

Detroit-based White Construction was founded on July 31, 1989. Under the visionary leadership of W. Bernard White, P.E., founder and president of White Construction, the company has risen to become one of the nation’s largest African American-owned businesses.

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American Black Journal
July 2014

"The Success of White Construction" with Stephen Henderson & W. Bernard White

(Interview starting at 15:25)

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Crain's Detroit Business
July 2014

Here are the companies known to be involved in the Ilitch family's arena district project. Chris Ilitch, president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings Inc., said additional companies will be disclosed this fall.

It was announced in April that a consortium called Barton Malow-Hunt-White was hired as the general contractor to handle construction. 

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Crain's Detroit Business
July 2014 

A DRAMATIC TRANSFORMATION OF THE HEART OF DETROIT will begin in September, when the Ilitch family breaks ground on the construction of a $450 million Detroit Red Wings arena concurrently with another $200 million in apartments, restaurants, office buildings, parks and shops over 45 blocks. This is the city’s entertainment district, super-sized.

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Detroit Free Press
July 20, 2014

Detroit’s new arena and entertainment district planned by the Ilitch family for the northern edge of downtown promises to be the city’s boldest and most significant development since the Renaissance Center of the 1970s — creating as many as 2,000 new residential units, dozens of shops, walkable European-style streets and perhaps the nation’s most innovative multipurpose arena.

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