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Institutional | BRASFIELD & GORRIE LLC Three’s Company M Brasfield & Gorrie LLC “We were able to take advantage of the scenario that we had and buy in volume discounts.” BIDDING THREE HOSPITALS AT ONCE ENABLED BRASFIELD & GORRIE TO SAVE MONEY. BY RUSS GAGER Presbyterian East Hospital in Charlotte, N.C. All ass production is a technique that the hospitals were started in the summer of is not used often in construction, 2008. Kernersville Medical Center is scheduled unless it is of manufactured for completion at the end of 2010, and Novant housing or commercial trailers. • Projected 2009 revenues: $2 billion Brunswick Medical Center for the first quarter of But a little bit of mass production is being used • Headquarters: Birmingham, Ala. 2011. Presbyterian East Hospital in Charlotte is by Brasfield & Gorrie LLC on three nearly iden• Employees: 3,000 scheduled to start back up in 2010. tical hospitals that resemble one it built previ• Service: Commercial general contrac“They were all pretty much identical,” Scott ously, all for the same customer. tor/construction manager Duckworth, vice president, division manager, Novant Health Care of Winston-Salem, N.C., says about the hospitals. “One has 74 beds is a large nonprofit medical group with facili[Novant Brunswick Medical Center] and two ties throughout Virginia and South Carolina. have 50 beds [Kernersville Medical Center and Before the economic downturn, Brasfield & Presbyterian Hospital East]. They are more like Gorrie won the contract to build three hospitals –Scott Duckworth, vice president satellite hospitals in the suburbs that feed largfor the client. After the downturn, construction er hospitals in the city, while Brunswick of two was slowed and one put on hold. Medical Center is a replacement facility for an existing hospital. The two hospitals still under construction are Novant Brunswick “It’s unique that the three hospitals were almost identical and were Medical Center in Supply, N.C., south of Wilmington, N.C., and replicas of a hospital we completed for Novant in 2003,” Duckworth Kernersville Medical Center in Kernersville, N.C., between Winstonnotes. “We were able to take advantage of the scenario that we had – Salem and Greensboro, N.C. The hospital currently on hold is »Brasfield & Gorrie is building three similar hospitals for the same client in North Carolina. “They were all pretty much identical,” Vice President Scott Duckworth says. 150 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM JANUARY 2010 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January 2010
Profitable Contractor
Aireko Enterprises
Metrus Construction Limited: Le Parc Tower II
CJ Pink Ltd.
Costello Dismantling Co. Inc.
Allied Building Products Corp.
IDEURBAN: The St. Regis Mexico City
Interlink Group
TCD Inc.
Jersen Construction Group
Killian Construction Co.: The Westin Hotel
Legacy Partners Residential: Riverpark
Strathcona Mechanical Ltd.
Tilton Pacific Construction Inc.
On the Cover
Wharton-Smith Inc.
Product Showcase: Software and New Technology
Nicholson Construction Co.
Gilchrist Construction Co.
Turner Construction Co.: MIC Rental Car Center
Union Concrete Construction: Outer Harbor Parkway Project
D’Onofrio General Contractors Corp.
Worldwide Rental Services
AmQuip Crane Corp.
EIC Associates Inc.
Grinnell Recycling
Intercounty Paving Associates LLC: N.Y. Route 112
Matrix Design Group
Nicholson Construction Co.: Canton Dam
Sessler Wrecking
Wilson & Company Inc. Engineers and Architects: Rail Division
Regional Spotlight
Group Lepine Ltd.
Laurysen Kitchens Ltd.
Aspen Ridge Homes: Vu Living
Walsh Construction: Sherman Replacement Hospital
Block Cos.
PortSide Builders Inc.
Summit Builders Construction Co.: Classic Residence at Silverstone
Urban Landmarks
Keystone Construction Corp.: Carmel Arts District Lofts
Construction Coach
HDR Architecture Inc.
Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
Dimeo Construction Co.
Nan Inc.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
CANA Construction: TELUS World of Science
Cornerstone General Contractors Inc.
Harvey-Cleary Builders: City of Austin Public Safety Training Facility
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: Granada Hills High School
Pirtle Construction Co.: City of Miami College
Sundt: East Contra Costa
Taylor & Parrish Inc.: Carole Weinstein International Center
Turner Construction Co.: Nationwide Children's Hospital
Turner Construction Co.: Duval Unified County Courthouse Facility
Weddle Brothers Construction Co. Inc.
AP Construction Inc.: Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School
The Boldt Co.: Luther Midelfort Hospital Expansion
Choate Construction: NGCSU Projects
Donley’s LLC: Bavaro Hall at the University of Virginia
EllisDon: Woodstock General Hospital
McCarty Corp.: Maneuver Center of Excellence Headquarters
Munlake Contractors Inc.
Murray Company: Kiowa Country Memorial Hospital
River City Construction LLC
Skyline Roofing Ltd.
SpawGlass: Austin Community College Round Rock Campus
W.E. O’Neil Construction: Downtown Women's Center Project
Special Focus
CANA Construction: SMART Technologies
DiFazio Industries
Ecco III Enterprises Inc.
G.W. Peoples Contracting Co.
ARCO/Murray National Construction Co. Inc.
Baker Electric Inc.
Chester Bross Construction Co.
Titan Wrecking & Environmental LLC
Last Look: Urban Landmarks

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