March 06, 2017

Built to Achieve Balance

When I originally tasked myself with writing about each of Benchmark’s core values, my intention was to do so in quick succession. The irony is not lost on me that the piece on Balance has taken longer to get off the ground than I had hoped. It would be easy to say it is because […]

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March 01, 2017

Benchmark hires a Project Manager

Benchmark Construction has hired Skylar Gingrich as a Project Manager. In this role, Mr. Gingrich will oversee the daily operations of select projects, which includes coordinating field and administrative activities as well as ensuring that all parties involved in the construction process are working to serve the clients’ best interests. Mr. Gingrich is currently overseeing […]

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February 27, 2017

LGH Energy Center of the Future

When Hurricane Sandy struck in 2012, two major hospitals within the path of the storm lost electricity, resulting in the emergency evacuation of more than 200 patients. But it doesn’t take a Category 5 storm to disrupt a hospital’s power. A blown transformer led to a 15-hour power interruption at the Bon Secours Medical Center in Virginia in 2015, and similar disruptions […]

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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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