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.
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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.
Las Vegas-based Forté Specialty Contractors, a construction company specializing in building for the experience on behalf of restaurants, nightclubs, museum exhibits and themed, experiential venues, has completed construction on Carbone, a $4 million, 10,000-square-foot Italian-American restaurant located within the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
For the first time in history, Americans spent more on dining out than on groceries last year. As the “foodie” generation seeks out new culinary experiences, restaurants are pivotal to the success of the 445 lifestyle centers that, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers, have sprung up across the country.
Forté Specialty Contractors, a Las Vegas-based construction company specializing in building for the experience, has announced the hire of Greg Hellem as superintendent. Based in the company’s Las Vegas headquarters, Hellem will be responsible for providing leadership to the on-site staff to supervise the quality of work and to ensure projects are completed on-time and on-budget. Hellem joins Forté with 28 years of experience working with a number of large and small contracting companies throughout Las Vegas and California, primarily within the hospitality and retail industries.
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