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

Berglund celebrates St. Bernard Ambulatory Addition at CBC Merit Awards

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On Tuesday night, the Chicago Building Congress recognized Berglund’s St. Bernard Hospital New Ambulatory Addition project as a finalist for a merit award.

The project was one of four finalists in the New Construction Under $55 Million category. Team members from Berglund, St. Bernard Hospital, and Proteus Group Architects enjoyed the opportunity to reflect on a highly successful project that has had a profound impact on the Englewood community.

The new 72,000 sq. ft., three-...Full Story Read More

Berglund lands on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors

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Berglund’s significant growth and exceptional performance in 2016 landed the firm at No. 298 on ENR’s Top 400 Contractor list, which the magazine published on Thursday.

Last year, the firm’s building and restoration divisions thrived in the company’s core markets of education, healthcare and commercial. Berglund completed a diverse range of projects including an addition at Richard Edwards Elementary School in Chicago, an addition and renovation of Gold Eagle’s Corporate Headquarter...Full Story Read More