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Blair Construction, Inc. Hires Assistant Project Coordinator

Blair Construction, Inc. has hired Caitlyn Davis as an assistant project coordinator. Her prior experience includes several years in retail home improvement, working daily with contractors and building materials, as well as providing quotes. “We are excited to have Caity on board,” said Timothy Cark, president of Blair Construction. “She brings knowledge of REVIT as well as a great set of organizational and communication skills that we can utilize in many phases of our construction

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Blair Construction President Tim Clark to receive VT Alumni Career Achievement Award

Blair Construction is pleased to announce that its president, Timothy J. Clark, is the 2021-22 recipient of the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Alumni Career Achievement Award. A major focus of Virginia Tech’s Alumni Career Achievement Award is service to industry and community. “I’m honored to receive this award,” said Clark. “Because I am a relationship guy, Virginia Tech’s Alumni Career Achievement Award is especially meaningful to me. It illustrates the

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Morton Becomes Newest Project Manager at Blair Construction

Blair Construction, Inc. has filled a new position with a familiar face. Robert Morton, who had been with the company part-time while finishing his building construction degree, transitioned into his new full-time role as an assistant project manager. In addition to his prior experience with the company, Morton’s resume includes a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction with a focus in Sustainable Building Performance from Virginia Tech. He also earned a minor in agribusiness management

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Josh Hyler Joins Blair Construction as Estimator

Beginning June 28, 2021, Joshua Hyler joined Blair Construction, Inc. as the company’s newest estimator. Hyler, who lives just south of Danville, will begin training under one of Blair Construction’s longest-tenured employees, Vice President of Estimation Ken BeCraft, who has been with the company since 1989. Blair Construction President Tim Clark also praised Hyler’s experience, which spans 17 years with a North Carolina firm. “Josh comes to us at the perfect time, said Clark. “His

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Blair Construction Hires Safety Coordinator

Blair Construction, Inc. has hired Scott McKee as its new safety coordinator. With bachelor’s and master’s degrees in forestry from Virginia Tech, McKee previously worked for an insurance company in the forest products industry to provide safety and risk assessment services for logging and sawmill companies. He held that position for nine years, working with companies in both North Carolina and Virginia. McKee, from Gretna, will implement and oversee safety programs at Blair, ensure job

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Bowling Enters Superintendent Role with Blair Construction

Blair Construction, Inc. has appointed Stephen Bowling as the company’s newest jobsite superintendent. Bowling’s experience in the construction industry spans 12 years, during which he has served as a supervisor in the planning and construction of numerous large-scale commercial and public properties. Among his past projects are conference centers, athletics facilities, plazas, and aquatic parks. “The work environment at Blair is definitely a positive and respectful one,” Bowling said. “The long list of repeat customers

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Blair contracting for new Danville police headquarters project

Danville is just months away from getting a new police headquarters. The $17 million project at the former Dan River Inc. executive office building off Memorial Drive is moving along as scheduled and is expected to be complete in March. “The plan is to move into the building in March,” said Danville Police Department Deputy Chief Dean Hairston. So far, land behind the existing building has been cleared of trees and foundation is being poured

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Blair Construction Breaks Ground on Rustburg Middle School

Blair Construction today broke ground on the new Rustburg Middle School building. The new 136,500-square-foot structure can hold 750 students and will cost about $41.3 million. Plans designed with future expansion in mind include an auxiliary gym, wider halls and other utilities to make expansion easier. “Blair Construction is honored to continue its relationship with Campbell County and Campbell County Public Schools,” said President of Blair Construction Timothy Clark. “Being a part of growth in

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Blair Construction announced as IALR building project partner

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) announced Tuesday [December 22, 2020] it has broken ground on a $25.5 million, 51,250-square-foot manufacturing center on its Danville campus. The Center for Manufacturing Advancement (CMA) will offer space for manufacturing companies establishing or expanding their presence in Southern Virginia. The project is funded by the commonwealth of Virginia and the Danville Regional Foundation and is being built in cooperation with Virginia’s Division of Engineering and Buildings.

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Tim Clark named to Virginia Business’ Virginia 500 Power List

Blair Construction President Tim Clark was recently named to the Virginia Business Journal Virginia 500 Power List 2020. The list highlights the state’s most powerful and influential leaders by sector. Read below to learn more about Tim. Clark was born and raised in Howard County, Maryland where he was the only child of Jimmie and Eileen Clark (who now reside in Gretna). He has been married to Gretchen Blair Clark, President of Reynolds Clark for

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Article featuring Blair-built welding building at Danville Community College

Blair Construction is proud to have worked on this project for Danville Community College. We love being involved in the growth of local educational institutions. From the article: “This is proof positive of what is right in American politics and American society,” said DCC President Dr. Bruce Scism. “People who are able to have a vision and a shared dream so that we can make our own future and then figure out a way to

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Danville & Pittsylvania County Cyber Park

Blair Construction Inc. in Gretna will construct the upcoming 28,000 sq ft Kyocera SGS Tech Hub site at the Cyber Park for $4.5 million. (3/13/2017) Work should begin at the upcoming Kyocera SGS Tech Hub site at the Cyber Park within the next three months, said Danville’s director of economic development. Telly Tucker told the Danville-Pittsylvania Regional Industrial Facility Authority board Monday that he expects “to see dirt moving” at the site following a due

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