The duo got in at the ground floor of the tilt-up concreted industrial boom.
Millie and Severson was asked to construct a small, wood-frame community hospital for a developer who built many more. They were then able to parlay their hospital background into the medical office building business.
The firm moved smoothly into the commercial office building business.
Millie and Severson built single-family housing and apartment projects from the orange fields of the Inland Empire to Arizona and Nevada, and the firm completed all concrete rough framing jobs with its own crews.