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Millsaps Chapel Project Has ‘Special Place in Our Heart’ for Contractor

Millsaps Chapel Project Has ‘Special Place in Our Heart’ for Contractor

W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company is not only the general contractor for a project to totally transform the interior of the Millsaps Christian Center but has also donated $2.2 million toward turning the historic building into a modern facility that will include at its center an inspiring light-filled cruciform chapel. “We have some great […]


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Bill Yates Named the Recipient of ENR Texas & Louisiana’s 2017 Legacy Award

Bill Yates Named the Recipient of ENR Texas & Louisiana’s 2017 Legacy Award

William “Bill” G. Yates, Jr., Chairman of The Yates Companies, Inc., has been named the recipient of ENR Texas & Louisiana’s fourth annual Legacy Award. This program recognizes industry veterans with many years of experience and contributions to their profession and community. The selection criteria include the nominee’s history of innovation, outstanding career highlights, and […]


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Yates Construction Tops out the Springhill Suites by Marriott Hotel Project in Downtown Atlanta

Yates Construction Tops out the Springhill Suites by Marriott Hotel Project in Downtown Atlanta

Yates Construction is celebrating the topping out of our Springhill Suites by Marriott Hotel project in the heart of downtown Atlanta. When this project completes, it will offer 170 guest rooms centrally located near all of the major Atlanta-area tourist attractions including The Georgia Aquarium, The World of Coca Cola, The College Football Hall of […]


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Yates Construction jumps to #7 in ENR’s Southeast Top Contractors Rankings

Yates Construction jumps to #7 in ENR’s Southeast Top Contractors Rankings

Yates Construction jumps to #7 in ENR’s Southeast Top Contractors Rankings. Other rankings by state and sector include: #1 in Tennessee #3 in South Carolina #5 in Alabama #12 in Industrial Process Click here to view the complete list of rankings.


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Yates Construction Set to Begin Renovations on the Christian Center and Construction of a New Visual Arts Center at Millsaps College

Yates Construction Set to Begin Renovations on the Christian Center and Construction of a New Visual Arts Center at Millsaps College

Yates Construction is set to begin renovations on the Christian Center and the construction of a new Visual Arts Center and West Gate entrance at Millsaps College. These capital projects will reinforce the college’s academic program and help advance multiple goals of its strategic plan. The Christian Center renovation will provide a new home for […]


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Yates Construction jumps to #18 in ENR’s Texas & Louisiana Top Contractors Rankings

Yates Construction jumps to #18 in ENR’s Texas & Louisiana Top Contractors Rankings

Yates Construction jumped 23 spots to number #18 in ENR’s 2017 Texas & Louisiana Top Contractors Rankings. Other rankings by state and sector include: #2 in Mississippi #4 in Arkansas #10 in Oklahoma #3 in Industrial Process #4 in Power #6 in Correctional #10 in Entertainment #15 in Transportation Click here to view the complete […]


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Yates Receives Gold STEP Award and Bronze Award for Safety Excellence

Yates Receives Gold STEP Award and Bronze Award for Safety Excellence

The ABC South Texas Chapter recently held its 2017 Excellence in Construction Awards Banquet where Yates was the recipient of both the Gold STEP Award and the Bronze Award for Safety Excellence for over 500,000 safe man-hours worked.


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Yates Construction Set to Begin Renovations to the Pensacola Federal Courthouse

Yates Construction Set to Begin Renovations to the Pensacola Federal Courthouse

Yates Construction is set to begin renovations to the Pensacola Federal Courthouse. This project consists of an interior and exterior architectural redesign, which will include a complete removal of the exterior facade. Additionally, the project will expand the lobby and modernize the facility’s HVAC and fire safety system. Click here to read more about this […]


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Synchro Software Features Yates Construction’s Successful Use of Synchro Pro in a Recent Case Study

Synchro Software Features Yates Construction’s Successful Use of Synchro Pro in a Recent Case Study

The Volvo Manufacturing Facility encompasses 90 federated models and 8,166 schedule activities. On a weekly basis, updates to the model and activities are synced and reviewed by the project team. “The visual element of the 4D schedule has allowed for increased collaboration, understanding, and feedback from subcontractors.” says Alex Teague, Yates Construction’s Project Executive on-site […]


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