About Burke

Burke Construction Group began in 1984 with the primary goal of building a general contracting firm that would truly exceed client expectations.  Today, Burke is recognized as one of the nation's premier general contractors.

 

Burke Construction Group is an award winning general contracting firm headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada with regional offices located in Washington and North Dakota.  Now licensed in 26 states, Burke is uniquely positioned to meet the demands of a geographically diverse marketplace.

 

Celebrating over  three decades of industry leadership, Burke Construction Group is the multiple recipient of the NAIOP General Contracting Firm of the Year Award and the AGC Contractor of the Year Award.  Burke is an AB General Engineering / General Building Company with  unlimited building license classifications, anchored with substantial bonding and insurance capabilities.

 

Burke has built, expanded and renovated buildings that have made Las Vegas famous, and are now applying that same award winning experience to construct state of the art buildings and facilities throughout the United States.

 

Over the years Burke has constructed a wide range of projects including remote worker camps, senior & assisted living housing, schools, warehouses, restaurants, casinos, religious facilities, medical buildings and office complexes. Some of Burke's clients include PIRCH, Vadatech, Cashman Equipment Company, Acadia Healthcare, Cobalt Data Centers, Marnell Properties, MGM Resorts, Caesars Entertainment, Peccole Nevada, Focus Commercial Group and the Clark County School District.

 

Proud Winner of the 2014 NAIOP General Contracting Firm of the Year Award

 

Burke Construction Group was honored recently with the 2014 General Contracting Firm of the Year Award at NAIOP’s 17th Annual Spotlight Awards. This prestigious award recognizes a General Contractor that demonstrates excellence in their field, participation in NAIOP, community service, and the delivery of significant projects in 2013. This is the fourth time Burke has been honored in this category, having previously been recognized in 2005, 2008 and 2012.

 

Awards & News

Burke Construction Group Appoints New Project Manager Marvin Chandler, LEED AP To Our Operations Team

Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce that Marvin Chandler has joined the firm as a Project Manager. Marvin is a 22 year United States Navy Veteran where he attained his construction experience as a member of the Seabees serving in the capacity of General Construction Specialist. Marvin is a LEED Accredited Professional and attained specialized training as a Naval Construction Force Advanced Builder, Construction Planner and Estimator.

Burke Construction Group Recently Begins Construction on the new Berthold High School Expansion & Modernization Project in Berthold, North Dakota

Burke is pleased to announce the recent construction for the expansion & modernization of Berthold High School. Located in Berthold, ND, this $6,426,000 project was designed by EAPC Architects Engineers. This 36,000 sq. ft. expansion includes three separate additions to the original high school campus, including a new gymnasium, cafeteria, music room & vocational classrooms. Originally built in 1963, the remodeled portion of the facility will hold new classroom space for a science lab, teaching kitchen and the relocation of the school’s greenhouse.

Burke Construction Group Recently Completes Bed, Bath & Beyond Harmon Distribution Facility in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

This project was the modernization & enhancement of an existing 180,000 sq. ft. distribution warehouse developed by Thomas and Mack Development Group. The $5,200,000 project included the construction of approximately 120,000 sq. ft. of main office and full buildout of the shipping & receiving departments. It also entailed the demolition and construction of new dock levelers and equipment as well as the installation of all new mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.

Skagit Valley College Charles Lewis Academic and Student Services building in Mount Vernon, Washington Recently Obtained LEED Gold Certified Building Status From The U.S. Green Building Council.

Designed by Keith Schreiber with Schreiber, Starling and Lane, this $22,000,000 project replaced the former Lewis Hall building on campus. This three story, 72,850 sq. ft. structural steel and pan deck structure has an exterior skin of masonry brick, composite panels and curtain walls. Scope of work included an administrative first floor with student services, a college union facility and light recreational facility. Several classrooms are now located on the second and third floors.

Burke Construction Group Begins Construction of the New Summerlin Aquatic Center for The Howard Hughes Corporation

This 25,000 sq. ft. public facility will feature a 25 meter 10-lane swimming pool, shallow children’s pool, a water play area, playgrounds, parks and multi-purpose rooms in the heart of Summerlin, Nevada’s premium Master Planned Community.

Burke Construction Group Recently Begins Construction for the new St. Anthony of Padua Parish Hall in Las Vegas

Burke Construction Group begins construction for the new St. Anthony of Padua Parish Hall project in northwest Las Vegas on behalf of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas.

Barclaycard Call Center and VadaTech Corporate Headquarters & Manufacturing Facility are Winners at the 18th Annual NAIOP Southern Nevada Chapter Spotlight Awards

Burke Construction Group is very pleased to announce that our Barclaycard Call Center and VadaTech Corporate Headquarters and Manufacturing Facility projects recently won Honor Awards at the 18th Annual NAIOP Southern Nevada Chapter Spotlight Awards!

Kevin Burke Reappointed to the Nevada State Contractor's Board

Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce that Kevin Burke, President & CEO of Burke Construction Group has recently been reappointed to the Nevada State Contractor's Board. The Contractors Board is responsible for regulating and ruling on all issues that impact the construction industry. Mr. Burke previously served as the Governor Appointed Chairman of the NSCB from 2009-2012.

City of Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen honors Burke Construction Group with Special Commendation for Thirty Years of Continued Service

This honor was bestowed in part for Burke’s commitment to ensuring the City of Henderson’s priorities including their long-term financial resiliency and to provide solutions to environmental issues affecting the community as well as to celebrate some of Henderson’s recent projects completed by Burke Construction Group in 2014, including Vadatech’s Corporate Headquarters, the Barclaycard Call Center and the Seven Hills Behavioral Institute Expansion projects.

Carol Cleveland-Thompson Recently Promoted to Vice President Corporate Services

Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Carol Cleveland-Thompson to Vice President Corporate Services. A 35-year payroll, personnel, and office management professional, Carol is responsible for all aspects of the company’s administrative and human resources duties.

Asurion Call Center Receives Temporary Certificate of Occupancy

On Wednesday, October 1st, Burke received a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) for the 4th floor of our Asurion Call Center Project! This is a significant milestone for Asurion, as this allows them to begin the hiring & training process for 500 new jobs by the end of the year. This approximate 90,000 sq. ft. call center is on target to be completed on November 1st

Skagit Valley College Celebrates the Grand Opening of the Academic & Student Service Center

Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce the completion of the Skagit Valley College Charles Lewis Academic and Student Services building in Mount Vernon, Washington.

Bellevue Transportation Center Obtains Temporary Certificate of Occupancy

Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce recently obtaining TCO's for Phases 1 & 2 for our Bellevue School District Transportation Maintenance Facility in Bellevue, Washington.  The school district is now moving into this beautiful facility and we are now beginning construction on the final phase.

Burke Construction Group is Celebrating   30 Years of Award Winning Construction in 2014

Burke Construction Group, one of Southern Nevada’s pre-eminent general contractors, is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2014. With more than 400 projects to its credit, Burke employs more than 60 full-time construction staff and is responsible for more than $100 million of construction work each year.

John Travassos, LEED AP bd+c is Promoted to Vice President of Operations

Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce the recent promotion of John Travassos to Vice President of Operations. Previously, John led the operations for Burke’s West/Southwest and Upper Midwest Divisions.

Desert National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center at Corn Creek Receives LEED Platinum Publically Certified Building Status from the U.S. Green Building Council

Burke Construction Group, Compendium International and SH Architecture are very pleased to announce that our collaborative Desert National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center at Corn Creek project has recently obtained LEED Platinum Publically Certified Building Status from the U.S. Green Building Council. This is only the seventh LEED Platinum project in Nevada and the first one certified since July, 2012.

Burke Construction Group Recently Completes Vadatech's New R&D and Manufacturing Facility in Henderson

This new state of the art facility is the new corporate headquarters for the Vadatech Corporation. The facility consists of over 70,000 sq. ft. of research and development components as well as cutting edge manufacturing equipment. Additional features included a gourmet cappuccino and coffee bar, employee cafeteria, reading lounge and an employee fitness center. Construction for this $11.7 million dollar project began in February, 2013.

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