Forté Specialty Contractors’ founder and CEO, Scott Acton, was recently interviewed by Vegas Seven, giving insight on Forté’s robust portfolio of work in Las Vegas, including their recent work with Intrigue Nightclub at Wynn. Acton also shed light on his own family’s history of thematic work with Disney and other amusement parks and films.
Forté Specialty Contractors’ founder and CEO, Scott Acton, gives advice on owning a small business and discusses what it is like to be an entrepreneur in his Q&A with Vegas Inc. Acton also highlights some of Forté’s most recent projects including eight floral-embellished displays at the Wynn Palace Cotai in Macau.
Forté Specialty Contractors announced its hire of 27-year industry veteran Kimberly Trueba as executive vice president. Kimberly joins Forté after 17 years as managing principal at TAL Studio.
This is an excerpt of an article from the “On the Move” section which appeared in Interior Design on Oct. 17, 2016.Read more
Construction can often interrupt the sustainability and inflow of tourists/guests to hotels and restaurants which can be an issue for cities like Los Angeles and Las Vegas that depend on tourism. To mitigate this issue, contractors can implement prefabrication (prefab) construction methods which feature off-site assembly of either the entire structure or parts of its interior and exterior design at a manufacturing facility. These elements are then transported to the site. Forté Specialty Contractors’ founder and CEO, Scott Acton, discusses how prefab construction allows for both “time- and cost-efficiency” for many projects, proving especially useful within the hospitality and tourism industries.
Forté Specialty Contractors has completed construction on Carbone within the Aria Resort & Casino. The 10,000-square-foot restaurant cost $4 million and was completed three weeks ahead of schedule.
This is an excerpt of the article “Red Report: July 2016” which appeared in Nevada Business Journal on July 1, 2016.Read more
Millennials have become the fastest growing consumer segment in the hospitality industry. Therefore, changes in quality and experiences provided in hotels across the nation are essential in ensuring greater competitiveness and overall success.
Greg Hellem, a 30-year construction industry veteran, recently joined Forté Specialty Contractors as superintendent. Hellem is responsible for providing leadership and supervision to the onsite staff. His initial project with Forté was with Wynn’s newest nightclub, Intrigue, in Las Vegas.
In this Q&A, Hellem discusses his transition from teacher in a school to teacher on the jobsite and his background working on entertainment venues.
Scott Acton, owner of Forté, comes to the construction industry’s creative side naturally. Prior to branching out on his own in 1998, Acton worked with his family on and off for more than a decade. In 2005, Acton was honored as Small Businessman of the Year, after opening Trevi Manufacturing.