Progress Continues at Chestnut

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Berglund Construction’s Chestnut Row Homes project recently completed pouring concrete on the first-floor structural slab. Berglund used a 40-meter pump truck to place the concrete and pour the structural slab, planter walls and planter decks. The urban site constraints on this project make the task of pouring concrete challenging. With only 2,200 Sq. Ft. of staging area, Berglund’s Chestnut team got the pump truck within the site fence and backed two concrete trucks in at a time while the...Full Story Read More

Former Secretary of Education commends Berglund's work with community program

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During his City Club of Chicago speech in May, Arne Duncan applauded Berglund’s work with Chicago CRED, an organization dedicated to removing barriers to opportunity so that people can live to their full potential.

Through the Chicago CRED program, Duncan, a former Secretary of Education and CEO of Chicago Public Schools, helps in finding career opportunities for disconnected young men between the ages of 17 and 24 who live on Chicago’s South and West sides. Berglund hired one of th...Full Story Read More

Berglund Construction participates in the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge Chicago

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For the third year in a row, Berglund Construction participated in the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge. Berglund was one of 620 Chicagoland companies who participated in the 3.5 mile course that weaved through Chicago's Grant Park. A total of 27,175 runners and walkers participated in the event making the 36th edition of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Chicago the largest single-night Corporate Challenge ever held in the United States.

The top 5 finishers for...Full Story Read More

Welcome to the Team, KaySean!

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Fox 32 highlighted Berglund’s newest employee on its broadcast this morning.

KaySean Thomas will begin work as an apprentice laborer for the company on Monday. We connected with KaySean through our partnership with Chicago CRED, a project led by former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to help disenfranchised and disconnected youth develop professional skills and find jobs. Fox 32 spoke with KaySean about his work with Chicago CRED and his new opportunity with Berglund.

“I’m...Full Story Read More