BE&K/Turner to Host Project Information Sessions for Subcontractors

December 3, 2009

Two Sessions (1:30 p.m. -2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Grand Ballroom, Embassy Suites North Charleston

CHARLESTON, SC – December 3, 2009 – BE&K/Turner, the joint venture of the BE&K Building Group and Turner Construction Company awarded the contract for design and construction of The Boeing Company’s new 787 Dreamliner final assembly plant in North Charleston, will host a Project Information event for Subcontractors on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at the Embassy Suites North Charleston (Grand Ballroom) located at 5055 International Blvd. Integral to BE&K/Turner’s subcontracting plan is a commitment to including local, small and diverse suppliers.

There will be two sessions held — the first from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., the second from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Each session will begin with a project overview; an explanation of the team’s planned purchasing processes and procedures, and information on how to obtain a Qualification Package. src=/public/files/img/Turner-Construction-logo.jpg

Preliminary Bid Packages include, but are not limited to: Temporary Toilets/Sanitary Service; Jobsite Trailers; Office Furniture, Equipment, etc.; Jobsite Office Cleaning; Rough Carpentry; Aerial Photography; Scheduling Consultant; Jobsite Medical, Health and Safety; Dumpster Service/Haul Off; Jobsite Internet/IT Support; Office Telephones, src=/public/files/img/BRPH-logo.jpgEquipment, Etc.; Site Security/Watchman; Miscellaneous General Requirements; Renewable Energy Systems; Deep Foundations; Material Handling (OH Cranes); Foundations; Utility Tunnels – Precast; Stairs and Handrails; Storm Drainage; Structural Steel (Central Utilities Building); Hangar Doors; Architectural Precast; Draft Curtains; Waterproofing and Sealants; Roofing; Metal Siding; Elevators; HVAC and Plumbing; Fire Protection; Electrical; Site Utilities; Domestic Water and Fire Water; Sanitary Sewer; Concrete Slab on Grade; Elevated Concrete Slabs; Miscellaneous Concrete; Interior Storefront, Glass and Glazing; Exterior Storefront, Glass and Glazing; Mechanical; and Electrical.

BE&K/Turner’s design partner is BRPH Architects-Engineers. The BE&K/Turner/BRPH design-build team is committed to supporting communities in areas where we do business. Companies interested in applying to become a subcontractor can request a Qualification Package from the BE&K/Turner/BRPH design-build team in one of two ways:  (1) By e-mail — write to [email protected] or (2) Download qualification package from


About the BE&K/Turner/BRPH Design-Build Team

All three companies comprising the BE&K/Turner/BRPH design-build team — BE&K Building  Group, Turner Construction Company and BRPH Architects-Engineers — have in-depth project experience in the aerospace industry as well as strong ties to the Carolinas. Each has an extensive list of high-profile projects in the state of South Carolina and the region.  The BE&K Building Group’s office in Greenville, South Carolina — which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2008 — will serve as the headquarters for the BE&K/Turner/BRPH design-build team. The BE&K Building Group has a rich history in the Carolinas with roots dating back more than 100 years. Turner Construction Company has been building in the Carolinas for 90 years — since 1920 — and maintains multiple offices in the Carolinas. Formalized 17 years ago (1992) for work in the Charlotte metropolitan area, the long-standing joint venture partnership between the BE&K Building Group’s and Turner Construction’s respective Carolinas-based operations has led to an impressive list of high-visibility projects, each with an outstanding safety and diversity record, and with a total construction value of nearly $1.0 billion. The NASCAR Hall of Fame Museum and Convention Center Expansion, a $165 million project in uptown Charlotte due for completion in Spring 2010, is their 11th major project together in that region. BRPH Architects-Engineers has had a presence in South Carolina for more than seven years. The firm opened an office in the Upstate region of the state in 2002 and now has an office in Charleston.  The BE&K Building Group and BRPH Architects-Engineers have completed 24 projects together over the past 15 years with a total project value exceeding $1.0 billion.

The South Carolina-based BE&K/Turner/BRPH team brings unparalleled design and construction experience and a strong commitment to the Boeing project, the community and the people of South Carolina. For more information on the member companies of the BE&K/Turner/BRPH design-build team, visit their respective company websites at:;; and