Our Journal

November 7, 2018  •  Member Profile

Employee Spotlight

James Poe, Superintendent
What is your background? How did you get into home building and why?
I was born and raised in Arkansas and still live there today. I wanted to work for a commercial construction company right after high school, I ….

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August 28, 2018  •  Press

REmodel Memphis Article from Memphis Magazine

One of our renovation projects was featured in Memphis Magazine!  Working to update this home to fit our client’s specific needs was a pleasure!
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July 31, 2018  •  Uncategorized

Classic Proportions: A History of Moldings

We trace the progression of moldings through time.
Written by: John R. Tschirch
Mar 19, 2018

Detail. Door moldings and brackets from William Halfpenny’s “Practical Architecture” (1724).
Moldings frame the spaces in which we live. Ceiling cornices, window frames, door ….

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June 19, 2018  •  Press

Memphis Magazine

We are honored to be featured in Memphis Magazine again! Working on this addition to a Traditional Style East Memphis home was a pleasure!
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June 13, 2018  •  Member Profile

Employee Spotlight

Hunter Cooper, Project Manager

What is your background? How did you get into home building and why?
I grew up around residential construction and created a passion for homes early on as a kid. I’ve spent the last 3 or so ….

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November 15, 2017  •  Member Profile

Employee Spotlight

Hans Bauer, Project Manager
What is your background? How did you get into home building and why?
I grew up around construction. My step father was a builder, and my uncle is an architect, so I have always been around building and ….

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March 13, 2017  •  Additions, Press, Renovations

Check Us Out in Memphis Magazine!

As lovers of our hometown, Memphis, TN, we are especially proud to be recognized in one of the city’s most-read publications, Memphis Magazine. In this month’s edition, the “Great Memphis Homes” feature is our renovation for the Spinosa family. This 1940’s home, ….

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October 3, 2016  •  Press, Renovations

Check Out This “At Home” Magazine Feature

I know it has been a few months since we have posted… But boy have we been busy! We are grateful to be a part of so many great builds in our city, and the link to the home renovation below is ….

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April 11, 2016  •  Member Profile

Project Manager Spotlight

Alex Wellford

Current Role: Project Manager
Alex has been in the construction business as long as he can remember and RKA was lucky to bring him on board in 2013. He brings a wealth of construction experience to RKA. Find ….

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November 3, 2015  •  Uncategorized

Welcome back!

Welcome back to the RKA Construction blog!
It’s been a while since the last post and RKA has been busy!  I’m thrilled to be taking over the blog and will be sharing some of these great projects along the way.  First, I ….

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September 11, 2014  •  Uncategorized


I recently had the pleasure of attending the Spring Board Meetings for the National Association of Home Builders in Washington DC. It was great to see the scale of the NAHB and the many things they do for the home building industry. Carrie and I ….

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August 4, 2014  •  Press

At Home Magazine

This month’s issue of At Home Memphis and Mid South features the home of architect, David Anderson. We had the pleasure of working with David as his builder and are proud to share the feature here on our blog. David is a ….

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June 17, 2014  •  Uncategorized

The Office!

First off, welcome to the redesigned blog! We should be able to provide more information and updates with this format. We hope you like it.
With that said, what better way to start our new blog than to share about our new ….

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August 3, 2013  •  Uncategorized

Congrats, Chris!

Congrats to Chris on some well deserved recognition in this week’s MBJ!

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June 18, 2013  •  Press

Sticking To Niche

I know I haven’t updated the blog in forever, but I wanted to share an article that will be published in tomorrow’s Daily News about RKA Construction!!
Ryan and I have had a very busy year so far and I’m excited ….

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October 17, 2011  •  Market


Wow! Ryan has worked so hard and has finished this restoration in record time! The house is now officially on the market and Ryan is listing it himself since he has joined Crye-Leike.

We are really pleased with how the outside turned ….

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