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Commercial | PACIFIC BUILDING GROUP A Group Effort PACIFIC BUILDING GROUP ADAPTED THROUGH THE RECESSION IN THE SAN DIEGO AREA. BY BRIAN SALGADO « T Pacific Building Group says its diversity in the marketplace has helped it survive. here are plenty of large general conRogers says general contracting and tentractors around San Diego that particiant improvement jobs account for 70 percent pate in the competitive Southern of the company’s project mix. The other 30 perCalifornia market. However, national cent consists of medical-related work, such as • 2012 revenues: $82 million players in the area don’t boast the depth of hospitals and laboratory facilities. The company • Headquarters: San Diego local expertise nor the ability to self-perform has focused on healthcare for more than 10 • Employees: 200 as much work as Pacific Building Group, years and adapted to meet the specialized • Specialty: General contracting which has been a mainstay in the San Diego requirements within this sector. The strategy construction industry since Greg Rogers behind the company’s steady growth was to not founded the company in 1984. chase trends in certain markets such as military “I think one of the things that distinguishes or higher education, but to continue to develop -Greg Rogers, CEO us from the competition is we’re one of the the five-tiered platform of services that could largest local contractors in San Diego even withstand the economic fluctuations. with a lot of regional offices like Turner and “The new ground-up office building market Hensel Phelps,” Rogers says. “The other thing is is almost nonexistent as the market certainly we self-perform drywall and steel studs, so we’re more of a builder than a has slowed almost to a stop,” Rogers says. “What we’re seeing in the general construction manager. We have crews that perform on the projmarket is healthcare continues to grow, and manufacturing is showing ects as well as being the general contractor on the job.” a little bit of signs of rejuvenation, especially in the Southern California Rogers founded the company as a one-man operation focusing on market. Improvement continues to be steady, but the market as a small tenant improvement jobs. Today, Pacific Building Group is a gen- whole remains flat.” eral contractor with 200 employees that specializes in commercial conExpanding Workforce struction across five divisions: core and shell, tenant improvements, Pacific Building Group has seen so much new business in a variety of marhealthcare, facilities maintenance, and drywall. Through these five kets recently that the company has been forced to increase its staffing levdivisions, Rogers says Pacific Building Group provides preconstruction els to keep up with the demand for its services. Rogers says the company’s services, design/build, general contracting, medical office buildings, workforce grew by 25 to 30 percent in 2012. The company’s technical capahospital and acute care and LEED construction. Pacific Building Group “We’re more of a builder than a paper general construction manager.” 162 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January/February 2013
Case Studies
Best Practices
Business Management
Green Construction
Construction Materials
Consigli Construction – Wat Nawamintararachutis NMR Meditation Center Thai Buddhist Temple
The Michaels Organization – University Student Living
Clark Builders – The Mustard Seed
JC Beal Construction Inc.
Plaza Construction – ENV
Regalia Beach Developers LLC – Regalia
Batson-Cook Construction – SkyHouse Orlando
Billingsley – Cypress Water Dallas
Jon M. Hall Co.
Pratt Homebuilders
John Moriarty and Associates – Charlesview Residences at Brighton Mills
Daikin America – Plant Expansion Project
Morton Buildings
MSI General Corp.
ClearSpan Fabric Structures
TOPCOR Companies LLC
Coatings Unlimited Inc.
Brencal Contractors Inc.
Del’s Construction Co. Inc. – Cambria Production Facility Expansion
Paric Corp.
Archer Western – Consolidated Courts Complex
Tishman Construction
McCarthy Building Cos. – Mercy Hospital Joplin
University of Maryland Medical System – Trauma Center Expansion
Swinerton Builders – San Joaquin Community Hospital Cancer Center
The Lemoine Company – Lafayette General Medical Center expansion
L.F. Driscoll – Temple University
P. Agnes
FIP Construction Inc.
National Lutheran Communities and Services – The Village at Rockville
Carothers Construction Inc. – Special Operations Command South Headquarters
The Hillman Group
Taylor Woodstone
Tooz Construction Inc.
Woolley’s Classic Suites
Structure Tone – Novo Nordisk Inc. North American headquarters
Gilbane Building Co. – Potawatomi Bingo Casino hotel
Pacific Building Group
Denark Construction – Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Events Center
Traylor Bros. Inc.
Bobcat Contracting LLC
Reliable Contracting Co. Inc.
Union County and KemperSports – Galloping Hill Golf Course Clubhouse and Learning Center
E.L. Robinson Engineering
INDOT: 1-69 Corridor
Palmetto Corp
Monroe Tractor
Wood's CRW Corp.
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