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facility for their interiors manufacturing
process," he recalls, noting that the other
was a $68 million facility for Boeing.
Pattillo Construction recently started
work on a project for KSM Castings USA Inc.
in Shelby, N.C. "That is an expansion to an
existing manufacturing facility that makes
castings for the automotive industry," Wartner explains.
The general contractor also is building a
project for one of its repeat clients, Shimano
Inc., a manufacturer of fishing reels and
bicycle gears. "It's their office and showroom
for the eastern United States," he says, noting
that it will be located in North Charleston.
Daikin Applied, a manufacturer of cooling towers and chillers, also has hired the
company. "We're doing plant renovations in
their facility in Verona, Va.," Wartner says.

Construction's recent
» Pattillo
work includes a facility for
Beretta in Gallatin, Tenn.

Leading the Way

W

hen Pattillo Construction
Corp. finishes another successful project, it is thanks
to a true team effort, owner
and Chairperson Bree Pattillo says. "We pull
people together at the beginning of the job
and they work through it together, showing
their support along the way," she says.
Based in Atlanta, Pattillo Construction
provides general contracting, construction
management and design/build services
for clients in the Southeast United States. It
focuses primarily on industrial and manufacturing facilities.
The company, which has been an
independent family owned business for
the majority of its years, began as Pattillo-Brittain in 1946. That year, Bree Pattillo's
great-grandfather, H.A. Pattillo founded the
company with his sons, Pat and Dan Pattillo.
The three funded it with $2,000 they had
saved in a mason jar and earned from picking cotton. Initially, they built churches and
schools, but over time, the company moved
into industrial projects.
"They saw that manufacturing brought

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jobs to the community, and that's what
they wanted to do: bring jobs to the South,"
Bree Pattillo explains, noting that the company still does this today. "We have a niche
with manufacturing."
Today, Pattillo Construction is 100 percent
women-owned, with Bree Pattillo taking a
hands-on approach, often found on job sites
and in meetings with clients. The company
has been majority women-owned since 2002.
In addition, Pattillo Construction is debt
free and has $100 million in bonding capacity. To date, the company has built more than
1,000 facilities that total 70,000 square feet,
and employs LEED certified professionals.
Sixty-five percent of the company's business consists of repeat customers, while the
rest is often earned through relationships
and word of mouth. "We're the industrial
builder of the South and committed to the
success of every project that we do," COO
Frank Wartner declares, noting that its
recent work includes a facility for Beretta in
Gallatin, Tenn. The company also recently
finished two projects for Boeing in North
Charleston, S.C. "One was an $88 million

As a fourth generation owner of Pattillo
Construction, Bree Pattillo possesses all the
core strengths of the family leadership that
came before her and an immense passion
for the business. "It's an honor [to lead the
company]," she says.
Pattillo has learned the business from
an early age, when she accompanied
her grandfather and mother on job sites.
These trips helped instill the values she
holds today regarding relationships with
employees, subcontractors and communi-

Pa illo Construction Corp.
www.pa illoconstruction.com
* 2015 ales: $120 million
* Headquarters: A anta
* Employees: 40


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