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Rebuilding Together Houston


“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life After MAREK

I’m always looking for things that are suitable to post on MAREK’s social media pages and website.

One evening I was scrolling through Facebook, and I came across a post about MAREK that made me take a second and third look.

She knew she COULD, so she DID


Did you know that the USS Lexington, built in 1942, participated in nearly every major operation during WWII AND was BUILT BY WOMEN? Yes, you read that correctly, this 42,000 ton, 910 foot war machine was constructed by women.

A Huge Thank You to Our Veterans

What do we say to those men and women who fought for our freedom?

Words cannot describe the tears that are shed as we watch those we love go off to defend our country.

Words cannot describe the worry etched on a parent’s face, the dried tears on a spouse's pillow, the longing look at kids who have both parents safely at home.

There are two words that we can and should say to our Veterans: THANK YOU.

Marek recognizes outstanding partners in the industry

On August 21, 2015, Marek recognized our outstanding partners in the industry for 2015. Each year, Marek awards a General Contractor, Architect, and Supplier, Vendor, and Manufacturer of the Year to honor our partners whose work quality, professionalism, and innovation demonstrate the integrity each company brings to the entire construction industry.

A Huge Thank You To Our Veterans From All Of Us At Marek!

What do we say to those men and women who fought for our freedom?

Words cannot describe the tears that are shed as we watch those we love go off to defend our country.

Words cannot describe the worry etched on a parent’s face, the dried tears on a spouse's pillow, the longing look at kids who have both parents safely at home.

There are two words that we can and should say to our Veterans: THANK YOU.

Thank you for stepping forward, when others stepped back.

Thank you for placing yourself in danger, so I may go about my normal day.

Interview With Intern Keenan McCord

Marek has been honored to work with and teach many great interns throughout the years. Keenan McCord has worked in Marek's Dallas office and Houston office so far. Watch below as he discusses what it's like to be an intern for Marek.

Wreaths Across America - Houston

The Wreaths Across America story began over 20 years ago when Worchester Wreath Company (a for-profit commercial business from Harrington, Maine) began a tradition of placing wreaths on the headstones of our Nation's fallen heros at Arlington National Cemetary.  

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