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Summer 2018

The Butz Family of Companies hires Stephen Lee

The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz, Inc. and Shoemaker Construction Co., is pleased to announce the hiring of Stephen Lee who will serve as Senior Director of South Central Pennsylvania and Enterprise Director of Strategic Initiatives. As Senior Director of South Central Pennsylvania, Lee will join the leadership team in the delivery of construction management services from the Harrisburg location. He will advance the use of new innovative methods of project delivery incorporating technology in all phases of our projects. Read the full press release.

Butz Family of Companies ranks among top contracting firms on ENR list

The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz, Inc. and Shoemaker Construction Co., is once again ranked on Engineering News-Record's (ENR) list of the Top 400 Contractors in 2018. The firm has been consistently ranked among the Top 400 contractors in the United States for more than 30 years. Read more.

Shoemaker Construction Co. Celebrates 75 years

Shoemaker Construction Co., a member of The Butz Family of Companies, is pleased to announce that the company is celebrating 75 years in the construction business. Shoemaker has been consistently ranked over the last 30 years among the nation's Top 400 Contractors by ENR, McGraw-Hill's construction industry magazine, and is a part of one of the largest and most reputable construction management firms headquartered in Pennsylvania. Read more.

Spring 2018

The Butz Family of Companies Participates in National Safety Stand-Down with Jobsite Events

To coincide with OSHA's National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, The Butz Family of Companies held several events at multiple project job-sites the week of May 7-11, 2018. Led by our Safety Directors, project teams, including superintendents, foremen, managers, and subcontractors, participated in safety meetings focused on fall hazards and accident prevention measures. Read more.

Winter 2017-2018

The Butz Family of Companies participates in Women in Construction (WIC) week by celebrating accomplishments of company female leaders

The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz, Inc. and Shoemaker Construction Co., will participate in Women in Construction (WIC) Week by promoting the accomplishments of female leaders working at the three companies and sharing their stories from careers in construction management on social media. WIC Week is celebrated March 4 through March 11, and on each of these days The Butz Family of Companies will feature a different female employee and have her answer questions about what it's like being a woman working in the construction industry. Read the full press release.

Fall 2017

Shoemaker Construction Co. hires three new project managers to oversee construction of three major projects in Philadelphia

Shoemaker Construction Co., as part of The Butz Family of Companies, is pleased to announce the hiring of James Litzke, John Morris and Joseph Galvin as project managers. As project managers, they will work with preconstruction services staff and design teams to develop project schedules, construction plans and project phasing. During construction, they will be responsible for managing and directing work as well as interfacing directly with clients to ensure their needs are continually met or surpassed. Read the full press release.

The Butz Family of Companies Community Involvement

The Butz Family of Companies lives by our mission statement which includes ensuring a continued commitment to our community. Not only do we support dozens of client events throughout the year, but our employees volunteer their time and contribute financially to support many nonprofit organizations. In this article, we feature several projects where company teams demonstrated leadership qualities and stepped up to improve their communities. Read the full press release.

Shoemaker Construction Co. hires new project engineer

Shoemaker Construction Co., as part of The Butz Family of Companies, is pleased to announce the hiring of Frank Cimato as a project engineer.

Cimato has a Master of Science degree in Construction Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Drexel University. He earned his Professional Engineering License and is Hazardous Site Safety trained. Read the full press release.

Summer 2017

Shoemaker Construction Co. hires new team members

Shoemaker Construction Co., as part of The Butz Family of Companies, is pleased to announce the hiring of Wyatt Hall as a project engineer and Damon Walker as a site safety manager.

Hall has a Masters in Construction Management, with a concentration in Sustainable Green Construction from Drexel University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Juniata College. Walker has more than 10 years of experience as a construction professional and is a certified OSHA Instructor. Read the full press release.

Butz Family of Companies ranks among top contracting firms on ENR lists

The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz, Inc. and Shoemaker Construction Co., moved up three spots to #326 on Engineering News-Record's (ENR) list of the Top 400 Contractors and ranked #40 on the Top 50 Mid-Atlantic Contracting Firms list in 2017. The firm has been consistently ranked among the Top 400 contractors in the United States for more than 16 years. Read the full press release.

Maura Hesdon officially welcomed as a member into The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia

Maura Hesdon, General Manager for Shoemaker Construction Co., a Butz Family Company, was recently accepted into The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia. Maura was proposed for membership in the Company, and was endorsed by two additional members. The entire membership then elected to vote her into the organization. Since 1724, there have been just over nine hundred members in its almost three centuries of existence.

Maura has eighteen years of experience in the construction management industry, all of which have been with Shoemaker. Along with being the co-founder of Mentoring a Girl in Construction (MAGIC) Philadelphia, she served on the National Board of Directors for the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) and is a past President of the NAWIC Philadelphia Chapter. Read the full press release.

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ABOUT SHOEMAKER — Shoemaker Construction Co. provides construction management and general contracting services to commercial, corporate, institutional, and governmental clients in the mid-Atlantic region from its headquarters in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. Part of the Butz Family of Companies, the firm has a solid reputation for the delivery of reliable, cost-effective construction management services and for the ability to build the region’s largest, most complex structures.

PRESS INQUIRIES — Contact Margaret McConnell, 610-395-6871

margaret.mcconnell@shoemakerco.com

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