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Matthew Pietila Promoted to Pre-Construction Manager

BC Construction Group is thrilled to announce the promotion of Matthew Pietila from Estimator to Pre-Construction Manager. Joining the team as a summer intern in 2011, Matt completed his internship with BCCG before graduating from Michigan Technological University in December 2011 and accepting a full-time position as an estimator.

Over the past 7 years, Matt upholds the company core values by serving clients and creating solutions for challenging projects. Matt has grown from a sharp intern to a key team member. He endeavors to provide the best value for each client he meets with and works diligently daily to support our company goals.

We are happy to announce this promotion and look forward to watching Matt embrace his new role. Please join us in congratulating Matt on his promotion!

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North Carolina Charter School Conference

Next Monday, BCCG will be co-presenting at the North Carolina Charter School Conference at Sea Trail Resort in Sunset Beach, NC. With over 200 constructed charter schools, our Executive Vice President, Paul Lemley, is one of our resident experts and will be representing BCCG at the conference.

Charter Schools: Long-Term Financing & Construction is a collaboration with BB&T Capital Markets and Envision Science Academy at 9:40am in Heron A. This presentation is good place to learn more about the specifics of long-term fixed rate financing, constructing/renovating a charter school facility, and the issues and critical paths in each process.

The Four C's of Facility Financing is later in the day, beginning at 2:50pm. This presentation is a collaboration between BCCG, Highmark School Development, BB&T Capital Markets, and EPR Properties. It covers questions to ask any funder, lender, architect, builder, real estate developer, or other company involved in Facilities and Funding.

If these topics are of interest to you, or something you have questions on, stop by the conference! If you can't make it, feel free to give us a call and we will work with you on the best solution for your charter school.

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New Design-Build Project for Repeat Client in Georgia

Construction activity for repeat clients is increasing at BC Construction Group (BCCG); an accolade BCCG does not take lightly. BCCG has been awarded a new project by a confidential, repeat client for a Design-Build project in Georgia. Anticipated to break ground by the beginning of August, the approximately 335,000-square-foot tilt-up facility will expand our client's capabilities in the southern U.S. market.

BCCG's capability to offer panelized construction options in the warehouse and distribution market provides our clients complete, low-cost, high-value building solutions. We are thrilled to construct another facility for our client, supporting their growth, and look forward to breaking ground in the near future!

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Youngsville Academy K-8 Charter School Progress

Construction at the new Youngsville Academy K-8 school in Youngsville, North Carolina continues to progress on schedule. The tilt-up concrete panel walls have been erected, and the once empty parcel now has the school's structure taking shape. This time lapse video shows the construction progress from the start of the project to now. During this progress, BCCG's Paul Lemley met with ESJ leadership, Elie Mimoun for a walkthrough and meeting on the site. As an investor in charter schools, ESJ's portfolio spans over three million square feet. BCCG is thrilled to partner with ESJ on Youngsville Academy. Construction at the new Youngsville Academy K-8 school in Youngsville, North Carolina continues to progress on schedule. The tilt-up concrete panel walls have been erected, and the once empty parcel now has the school's structure taking shape. This time lapse video shows the construction progress from the start of the project to now. During this progress, BCCG's Paul Lemley met with ESJ leadership, Elie Mimoun for a walkt...

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BC Construction Group attends National Charter School Conference

This past week, Paul Lemley and Tim Lemoine, two of BC Construction Group's charter school team members, attended the National Charter School Conference in Austin, Texas. With approximately 5,000 attendees, Tim and Paul met with many individuals who are passionate about education- learning, listening, and connecting with educators and other companies dedicated to the success of children across the nation.

As of 2018, there are more than 6,900 charter schools educating three million students in 42 states, including the District of Columbia. It is clear charter schools are continuing to expand their presence and influence within the education market. In the picture with Tim and Paul is Highmark School Development's team of charter school professionals. With over 84 schools, 64,000+ students, and 3.4M + square footage of facility space within their portfolio, Highmark is a premier solutions provider for the charter school space. After returning home from the event, Tim stated: "It is always an enriching time spent with like-minded, missioned individuals where our team recognizes the critical role BC Construction Group provides in this positive and focused pursuit of helping children succeed." Both Tim and Paul look forward to representing BC Construction Group at the conference in 2019.

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BC Construction Group is Hiring

BCCG is currently looking for dedicated team members for one of three positions: Assistant Project Manager, Assistant Superintendent, and Project Coordinator. If you are interested, please use the link in the job description to apply.

Assistant Project Manager Job Description:
An Assistant Project Manager works with the Project Manager to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of a specific project. They assist the Project Manager in hiring subcontractors and work with the engineers, architects, and vendors. They also work to secure building permits and licenses, as well as delivery of materials and equipment to construction sites. In addition, Assistant Project Managers assist the Project Manager in preparing detailed reports. They report to Project Managers and Project Superintendents. Some travel is required for this position. Click here to apply.

Assistant Superintendent Job Description:
A Project Assistant Superintendent works with the Superintendent to plan and ensure the coordination of construction projects. They are responsible for supervising the construction project. Assistant Superintendents are responsible for working with the Superintendent to ensure the quality of work and materials installed and ensure that the project schedule and project budget are followed. They ensure that the subcontractors are installing materials per plans and specifications and they monitor the sub-...

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Construction Continues at Amcor

The Amcor expansion in New Albany is taking shape. Take a look at this video for a short time-lapse of our cranes at work. To see a continuation of progress, click here.

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Youngsville Groundbreaking Ceremony

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, Youngsville Academy in Youngsville, North Carolina, held a Groundbreaking Ceremony to celebrate the launch of construction for a new permanent K-8 school. The 53,000 sf facility is being constructed on a 20-acre campus. Youngsville Academy and BCCG have worked closely to develop a design featuring tilt up construction that will best serve Youngsville's needs immediately, and allow for future expansion.

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Charter School Prototypes Complete

BC Construction Group has completed a set of prototypical buildings intended for schools. This investment of time has delivered versatile one and two story buildings and their associated budgets. These two prototypes, planned for both tilt up concrete and wood frame construction, provide ample opportunity for changes in classroom numbers, planned additions, and on site flexibility. By starting with one of these prototypes, BC Construction Group can quickly develop a building compatible with the needs of any charter school. This ground work opens up the potential for an expedited design schedule for charter schools looking to open for the 2018-2019 school year.

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BC Construction Group Breaks Ground for confidential Client

BC Construction Group has broken ground in Ohio on an addition site for one of our manufacturing clients. This 66,000 SF addition will add warehouse space to support our client's extended manufacturing. This will allow for the continued growth of the client's business in the Midwest region. BC Construction Group was selected for the project because of our long term relationship with the client that has been established because of BC Construction Group's consistent high-quality, in-budget project delivery.

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Matthew Pietila Promoted to Pre-Construction Manager
08/14/2018


BC Construction Group is thrilled to announce the promotion of Matthew Pietila from Estimator to Pre-Construction Manager. Joining the team as a summer intern in 2011, Matt completed his internship with BCCG before graduating from
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North Carolina Charter School Conference
07/11/2018


Next Monday, BCCG will be co-presenting at the North Carolina Charter School Conference at Sea Trail Resort in Sunset Beach, NC. With over 200 constructed charter schools, our Executive Vice President, Paul Lemley, is one of our resident experts and w
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