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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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McAirlaid’s Grows…

At the end of 2011, Blair finished the New Manufacturing Phase at McAirlaid’s North America in Rocky Mount, VA. This fast-track project began negotiations almost two years prior and broke ground on footings in the spring. The completed project includes operating bridge cranes, a completed mezzanine, and the new process equipment assembled by a crew of international workers. The new 66,000 square foot facility is the new home of McAirlaids. This factory is the company’s

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ICF Lands in Martinsville

In July of 2012, Blair made a commitment to ICF International to be the on-the-ground building partner for this 93,000 square foot fulfillment center in the Patriot Center in Henry County. The project is a fast-track design build with a myriad of partners including Panatonni, Jones, Lang, LaSalle, MGMA Architects, VOA Architects, Blair, CRB Electric, Elliott Electric, Southern Air, Dameron Plumbing, JW Squire, Baird Drywall, Precision Walls, and many other subs and suppliers. ICF International

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Super Computer in Danville

In the fall of 2011, Danville became the home of a Cray Super Computer and Blair helped to create its new home. Utilizing a historic tobacco warehouse on Bridge Street, Noblis teamed with the IDA to bring the supercomputer, along with some computer technology jobs, to town. Blair added a large elevator, some ‘open air’ office space, and a secure computing environment to the top floor of the historic Old Belt Building. Noblis is a

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GSO

Blair is pleased to have worked with GSO Aviation to relocate their growing aviation service provider to Danville. Their new, state of the art, FAA certified facility will bring light manufacturing and technology jobs to Danville. “Blair is pleased to be in this particular design build relationship because the values of GSO and Blair align so well,” says Tim Clark, Blair’s VP of Operations. GSO is an FAA / EASA certified repair facility specializing in

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