Shopping Center Business:
Building Food and Beverage

In an article highlighting the cultural shift towards an “experience economy,” Scott Acton, founder and CEO of Forté Specialty Contractors, discusses how retailers are now looking to food and beverage as the new way to lure consumers away from their smartphones to retail centers.
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The Real Deal NY:
Landlords Chow Down on Eateries

Founder and CEO of Forté Specialty Contractors, Scott Acton, recently gave The Real Deal his take on how the restaurant industry can continue to draw traffic to shopping centers, including the importance of engaging all five senses to create an experience.
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Hotel Management:
Hotel Bars Adapt for a New Generation

Forté Specialty Contractor’s executive vice president Kimberly Trueba was recently included in a Hotel Management article discussing how hotel bars are incorporating technology into their design. Trueba emphasizes the importance of confirming the technology requirements from the outset of the project in order to seamlessly integrate the necessary elements into the final product.
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Commercial Property Executive:
The Experience Economy: A Shift in Hotel Profitability

Scott Acton, founder and CEO of Forté Specialty Contractors, discusses his take on how hotels can capture millennials buying power by creating a multisensory experience that catches their attention.
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Vegas Seven:
Putting the “Intrigue” in Intrigue

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.
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Vegas Inc.:
Construction CEO: Always Ask Why

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.
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Hotel Business Review:
Eat, Drink and Boost Your Revenues

Food and beverage (F&B) revenues have surpassed gaming revenues in Las Vegas, leaving the hospitality industry to develop creative ways to continue attracting consumers and keep them coming back.
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Interior Design:
On The Move

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.

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Hotel Business Review:
The Benefits of Prefabricated Construction in High-Tourism Areas

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.
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Lodging Magazine:
Making Design a Multisensory Experience

Scott Acton, founder and CEO of Forté Specialty Contractors, was interviewed by Lodging Magazine about enhancing the customer experience through multi-sensory design.
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