February 08, 2017

Benchmark hires a Continuous Improvement Specialist

Benchmark Construction has hired Stephen Sands II as a Continuous Improvement Specialist. In this role, Mr. Sands will work with the Vice President of Operations to maintain Benchmark’s commitment to a continuous improvement mindset. He will work with all departments from construction to support services to identify and eliminate waste, implement standard work practices and […]

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December 28, 2016

Cohesive Team with Lancaster General Hospital

If you’ve been in downtown Lancaster lately, you liked noticed the tower crane along the skyline. That’s the location of one of our current projects for Lancaster General Health. Recently, the complexities of this exciting project were covered by Construction Today. Thanks to Tim O’Conner for covering this story in the November/December 2016 issue. Click […]

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December 19, 2016

Free On-Demand Webinar on P3 Construction

Public-Private-Partnerships (P3) are the hottest trend in student housing construction. Executed properly, P3’s are a win-win-win for all parties involved. In this on-demand webinar, “Executing a Successful P3 Partnership for Higher Education”, you’ll learn how Millersville University, Student Services, Inc., and RISE Real Estate formed a powerful P3 and transformed the student housing experience on campus […]

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December 16, 2016

Built to Achieve; Core Values Realized

There are mounds of research discussing how high performance companies have a unique commitment to core values. (http://www.jimcollins.com/article_topics/articles/building-companies.html) Such companies not only define and articulate these guiding principles, they operationalize them so they become experiences for employees, clients and partners. Exceptional companies recognize that the real differentiator is more consistently offering stakeholders the experience of […]

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December 07, 2016

Donegal Insurance Corporate HQ Construction Continues

Building ordinances in many towns and communities often call for construction that “doesn’t stand out and is compatible with the general area.” The same could be said about the corporate campus of Donegal Mutual Insurance, where Benchmark is hard at work at what’s known as East Wing II, where every phase of their corporate headquarters […]

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December 01, 2016

Commercial Construction Boom to Continue

According to Dr. Glenn Mueller, the busy days we’ve been experiencing for the past few years are barely showing any sign of slowing up. While Mueller’s research is most often used for real estate investors, there’s a logical use case for both GC’s and subcontractors. Mueller’s formula has 16 specific stages for the market (both […]

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November 09, 2016

Benchmark Construction promotes four to Project Superintendent

Benchmark is pleased to announce that Brad Bender, Evan Gallimore, Jimmy Mullen and Brian Visco have been promoted to Project Superintendent.  In this role, they will coordinate all site construction activities and supervise and train all field personnel as required to successfully complete projects on schedule and within budget. This includes maintaining the highest quality […]

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October 13, 2016

Benchmark Construction promotes Sam Van Cleve to Director of Quality Control

Benchmark is pleased to announce the promotion of Sam Van Cleve to Director of Quality Control. Mr. Van Cleve will be responsible for the design, implementation, oversight and management of Benchmark’s Quality Control Program.  According to Chris Smith, VP of Operations at Benchmark Construction, Sam will spearhead a company-wide roll out of a Quality Control […]

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