Multi-Family Development Information Session Is Dec. 11

Monday, December 2, 2013

The Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga are hosting representatives from NorSouth Construction and Continental Properties as they come to Chattanooga to engage diverse businesses in a new Multi-family Development Project. 

The meeting will be Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 1:30-3 p.m. at the Development Resource Center, (DRC) Room 1A, 1250 Market St.

Plans of the development will be available for review and representatives will answer questions about how businesses can engage in the project. 

Businesses that work in the following trades are invited:  Sitework, Concrete, Masonry, Framing, Trim, Doors, Roofing, Insulation, Siding, Drywall, Paint, Flooring, Cabinets, Blinds, Fire Sprinklers, Plumbing, HVAC and Electrical.

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