When AIDEA granted a loan to Drake Construction for its Kotzebue Sound Barge as part of AIDEA’s AK SHIP Program, little did AIDEA know that the loan would also enable school buses to be delivered to villages in Northwest Alaska and inspire a recent high-school graduate to become an “Ice Road Trucker.” Read the full Read More
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Thank you to all who came out to the grand opening of the new Courthouse in Nome last Friday, it was great to see such a wonderful turnout. While the grand opening has had to be rescheduled a few times over the last year or so because of Covid, we at Drake Construction would like Read More
For more than two years now, the U.S. construction industry has been buffeted by unprecedented increases in material costs, supply-chain bottlenecks, and a tight labor market. This Construction Inflation Alert put out by AGC is intended to help our customers, project owners, public officials, and others understand what contractors are experiencing. It also outlines steps Read More
Toby Drake and Drake Construction have been named 2020 Contractor of the Year by Equipment World. Watch the video below or read the article here for more details.
From AIDEA press release – “The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) Board at its March meeting in Anchorage unanimously approved two resolutions related to the Authority’s Alaska Ship Home-porting for Improvements Program (AK SHIP). The first resolution expands the availability of AK SHIP to finance commercial ship repair and overhaul work at shipyards Read More
Drake Construction has been chosen as one of twelve nationwide finalist for Equipment World “Contractor of the year” honors. We are humbled to have been chosen amongst our peers nationwide and honored to be able to represent Alaska as we head towards the final selection in March during the ConExpo Convention in Las Vegas. Equipment Read More
We’re excited to be members of The Associated General Contractors of America and look forward to the many opportunities this great organization provides.