Jezowski & Markel (J&M) Contractors Inc. hasn’t had much use for slick marketing gimmicks for most of its 58-year history. Instead, the specialty concrete subcontractor has benefitted from the word-of-mouth referrals from general contractors throughout Southern California. “We have excellent relationships with general contractors, and it’s represented by the repeat business we get,” says Joseph Dean, vice president of construction.
One element of education that should never be overlooked is the learning environment where lessons are taught. A student’s surroundings can be important in making a first impression as well as making them feel comfortable as they learn. And the importance of educational structures has not gone unnoticed by Brasfield & Gorrie General Contractors.
Lasberg Construction Associates Inc. boasts a client base that runs the gamut from luxury country club owners to non-profit agencies that provide shelter for those in need. No matter the customer, though, Lasberg Construction’s vast experience and capabilities are best utilized by clients who understand the value of personalized attention their projects receive from a smaller contractor.
D’Onofrio’s expertise in complex projects will carry it in the tough economy. With the tagline “Building Tomorrow’s Infrastructure Today,” D’Onofrio General Contractors Corp. is the go-to contractor for complex marine structures and heavy infrastructure projects in the Northeast, specifically New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut.
A background in real estate helps H&H Homes’ leadership understand what their customers are looking for in a new home. “We started on the sales and marketing side and became home builders, so we’re in touch with the customer – that’s our roots,” President Greg West says. “I think that explains some of our attention to detail and our ability to meet consumers’ expectations.”
Sustainable practices and strong values guide development at Canadian Tire. Frank Barry says he works for a company that is more than just a retailer – it’s a Canadian icon. “There’s a great sense of loyalty among Canadians toward Canadian Tire,” he says. “I sometimes say, in jest, that there are three things that define and identify us in Canada: hockey, Tim Hortons (coffee shop) and Canadian Tire.”
Wadman’s family culture ensures employees and clients are treated well. Treating every employee like family has been a significant part of Wadman Corp.’s culture since its inception in 1951. This strong family culture is reflected in Wadman Corp.’s mission statement and core values. These values translate into delivering the highest quality projects and excellent customer care and service.