Allen Buchanan and Chase Manning were named principals at Dowdle Construction Group, according Glynn Dowdle, president and founder.  

“It has been a privilege to work alongside these two young men. Their integrity, hard work and people skills have been instrumental in our growth and success over the past few years,” said Dowdle.

Buchanan worked with Dowdle for nine years managing and estimating projects. A graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, Buchanan has a bachelor’s degree in construction management. Buchanan is a Brentwood native and currently lives in Franklin.

Manning worked as a project manager with Dowdle since 2013. He previously worked with Hutton Construction in Chattanooga. Manning graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, with a master’s degree in construction management. Manning is a Kingsport native and currently lives in Nashville. 

Located in Metro Center, just North of downtown Nashville, Dowdle Construction offers a wide range of commercial construction services, including new construction and major renovation and repurposing of older structures for both private and public clients across Middle Tennessee. For more information, visit

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