George Smith grew Mahaffey through market diversification

May 1st, 2023

George Smith, vice president of operations for temporary structures for Sunbelt Rentals Inc. (and former president and CEO of Mahaffey USA), never intended to make a career out of the tent business. In the beginning, it was strictly a side gig.  “I was working in garage door sales in Boston when my wife’s father suggested […]

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Orchestra requests tent seating for 1,700, tall enough for a bus

April 1st, 2023

With a large hospital fundraiser coming up, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra wanted to temporarily expand its home at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Loane Bros. Inc. was tasked with the project, which aimed to provide a climate-controlled space for cocktails, dinner and dessert for the fundraiser.  The Towson, Md., company tented outside the iconic rounded building over […]

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