"......competency, cooperation and dependability enabled us to improve and upgrade our buildings with minimum inconvenience to existing tenants."
~ THE DOUGLAS ALLRED COMPANY
AllStar Renovations is a customer-centric, premier boutique, B-2-B vendor for installation of fine papers, exotic fabrics and paint within upscale casinos, hotels, retail stores, commercial facilities and high-end residences throughout the United States.
In September 2013, AllStar Renovations relocated its decade-long base of operations to the Chicagoland western suburb of Plainfield, Illinois.
From our Plainfield headquarters, AllStar has expanded its service area to better serve the requests for our specialties in the Chicagoland area.
We participate in the value chains of discerning client's who require integrity, elevated standards and finished products delivered in the most effective and resource-efficient manner possible.
AllStar Renovations delivers impeccable performance through strategic relationships. If your renovation is hospitality, commercial, retail, nursing care or demands the unique talent and experience required for up-market residential projects, we invite you to make AllStar Renovations part of your winning team.
The principles of AllStar Renovations have joined their experience to form an organization singularly qualified to provide the matchless project management, renovation and restoration services required by hospitality management firms, design trade members, discering homeowners, multi-unit properties, real estate developers, business and franchise owners.
Our mission is to contribute to our client's successful renovation and new construction projects by providing unrivaled initial and enduring high-quality, on time/on budget value-added services for their projects.
AllStar Renovations' owner, co-founder and president, Gina Gillette, joined our team in 2004 as director of business development and real estate investments.
Gina is an experienced multi-family property manager, real estate investment consultant and held a State of Illinois real estate appraisal license in good standing for six years while possessing a State of Illinois real estate broker's license since 2004. Ms. Gillette's current Illinois Managing Broker's license expires in April 2019.
Gina has managed millions of dollars in single family to multi-unit residential real estate investment property transactions.
Ms. Gillette has also served as a director of project funding for a Chicago-based private equity organization, specializing in funding real estate investment and construction projects ranging from $500K to $500 million. Gina has conducted well over 4,500 property inspections and has received several O.S.H.A certifications. Consequently, Gina understands the inherent requirements that investment and development projects call for.
Gina earned her MBA at the University of Maryland and is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Springfield, Cum Laude.
Gina holds the City of Chicago (permit-required) Supported and Suspended Scaffold User & Erector Hazards and Fall Protection Training Card ( OSHA 1926 Subpart "L"), expiring in 2021 and is a EPA Lead Safety-Certified Renovator.
AllStar Renovations, Inc. is an EPA Lead-Safe certified renovation firm.
In September 2014 Gina Gillette received the following accreditations from the Wallcovering Installers Association ( Formerly, the National Guild of Professional Paperhangers), at their annual conference:
In September 2015 Gina Gillette received the following accreditations from the Wallcovering Installers Association, at their annual conference:
AllStar Renovations' Vice-President and co-founder; Dale Tammen, began his wallcovering career in 1971, in Illinois, as an assistant to an established wallcoverings contractor. In 1981, Dale moved to southern California and worked for several large commercial wallcovering contractors. He opened his own wallcoverings company in 1984.
Over the last thirty years, Dale Tammen has earned a national reputation as a master wallcoverings craftsman for hotels and casinos, commercial and luxury residential projects. As a result, Allstar Renovations is able to bring beauty, lasting quality and innovative solutions to the most challenging projects.
Dale is a member of the Wallcovering Installers Association (WIA), the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA) is a an EPA Lead Safety-Certified Renovator.
In September 2014 Dale Tammen received the following accreditations from the Wallcovering Installers Association (formerly, the National Guild of Professional Paperhangers), at their annual conference:
In September 2015 Dale Tammen received the following accreditations from the Wallcovering Installers Association, at their annual conference:
AllStar Renovations is also a proud member of the Wallcovering Installers Association (WIA), The Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA) and has been a Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited Business since 2008, with an A+ rating.
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Gina also stressed the importance of pre-planning an owner’s business response to family-oriented major life events and the potential impacts on the small firm’s sustainability.
MBE/WBE Owner's Perspective-Turner School of Construction Management, Roosevelt University, Chicago,June 26, 2014.