Case Studies Design-Build

J. Tortorella Swimming Pools Inc.

While studying marketing at the New York Institute of Technology, John Tortorella spent his summers cleaning and installing swimming pools on Long Island. At the time, it was just a way to pocket some extra cash. John says he had no plans to turn it into a career. In fact, when he graduated in 1981, […]

Jett Builders Inc.

“The first good part about my story is that my father taught me how to work from a young age,” says Brandon Jett, owner of Jett Builders, a custom-home building and remodeling company in Tallahassee, Florida. When Jett was a kid, his father bought a piece of property outside of Tallahassee with two large tobacco […]

J&S Construction Company Inc.

Headquartered in Cookeville, Tennessee, J&S Construction Company Inc. performs contracting services throughout the southern United States. Founded in 1957 by John D. Stites, J&S Construction has grown into a premier contracting firm specializing in new construction and renovation services for commercial, institutional and governmental markets. The roots of J&S Construction date back to the mid-1920s […]

JAX Refrigeration Inc.

In just five years, Jacksonville-based JAX Refrigeration Inc. has established itself as a leading industrial refrigeration and mechanical services contractor, rapidly expanding through diverse divisions and a leading team of 70-plus employees. Founded in 2010, JAX has managed to not only survive, but grow through one of the worst recessions in history. JAX started from […]

Janke General Contractors Inc.

When Steve Janke saw a void in the municipal and federal recreational construction market in Wisconsin, he decided to seize the opportunity and started Janke General Contractors Inc. “I was working for another contractor doing underground utilities at the time,” recalls Janke. “I noticed that on many recreational projects there would only be one bidder. […]

JWR Construction Services

Bill Gallo and Jerry DuBois joined forces in 1985, combining decades of experience in architecture and construction to form JWR Construction Services (JWR). With a headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Florida, the company works throughout the state. Over the course of 30 years in business, JWR has built a reputation for quality construction projects in health […]

Janotta & Herner

Janotta & Herner (JHI) is a design-build general contractor that was founded in 1962 by Bob Janotta and Jim Herner. JHI now has a team of registered design professionals, architects, CAD designers, estimators, engineers and tradesmen who accommodate projects falling under commercial and industrial descriptions. The Ohio-based company prides itself on its design-build expertise, which […]

J.D. Goodrum Company

In 1986, David Goodrum founded J.D. Goodrum Company (JDG) as a small, private-owned construction firm in Charlotte, N.C. He completed his first project shortly after, working on the local Presbyterian Hospital. From its inception, JDG established strong client relationships and built quality projects within the commercial construction market. “We found a strong niche in retail […]

J.W. Koehler Electric Inc.

For 45 years J.W. Koehler Electric Inc. (Koehler Electric) has been a believer in responsive service. “What sets us apart at the end of the day is we answer our phones and we return our phone calls,” says Tim Koehler, second-generation president of the Iowa-based union contractor. “That sounds simple, but it seems to be […]

JRT Mechanical Inc.

For 22 years, JRT Mechanical Inc. (JRT) has been a leading mechanical, plumbing, industrial, commercial and fabrication contractor in the Northwest. The Washington-based contractor delivers jobs of all shapes and sizes with professional integrity and technical expertise every time with a team of longstanding employees. A range of area military clients, as well as institutional, […]


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Spring 2018



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