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Celebrating 125 Years of History
at JP Cullen

Posted By Tiffany Scuglik On May 22, 2017
Roof lift workers under roof

The Founding of JP Cullen 1860 – George P. Cullen becomes a respected carpenter and home-builder in Janesville, WI 1892 – George’s son John Patrick (J.P.) Cullen founds his company, originally named Cullen Brothers, emphasizing housing construction The First Projects  1903 –  Cullen Brothers builds a library in Clinton, Iowa – one of its first […]

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Meet the Crew – Brian Girgen

Posted By Tiffany Scuglik On May 11, 2017

This week we are shining the spotlight on one of our Senior Estimators – Brian Girgen. Brian is a Senior Estimator in our Janesville office and has been with JP Cullen for 13 years! What is your proudest achievement? I would say my proudest achievement is my two boys, Leo and Crosby.  I am so […]

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6 Ways Prefabrication Can Benefit Your Construction Project

Posted By Mike LaRue On April 24, 2017
Prefabrication wall at the Milwaukee Bucks Training Center

Prefabrication is not a new concept to the construction industry; it has been around for centuries.  However, it has reinvented itself with the growth of Building Information Modeling (BIM).  BIM enables the increased use of prefabrication, making it more feasible to implement on projects. Read on below to find out what prefabrication is and the […]

Key Facts We Learned from
WHA Advocacy Day

Posted By Jeannie Cullen-Schultz On April 20, 2017
Wisconsin Hospital Association logo

For the last several years, JP Cullen has attended the annual WHA Advocacy Day, here in Madison. The event (which took place on April 19th this year) was brimming with healthcare professionals, hospital leaders, volunteers, and construction companies like JP Cullen, deeply committed to growing and maintaining our great healthcare systems in Wisconsin. Over the […]

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Genoa City Jt. 2 Superintendent Kellie Bohn Shares Challenges, Lessons Learned, & Tips to a Successful Referendum

Posted By Kevin Hickman On April 11, 2017
Brookwood Elementary School of Genoa City Jt. 2 School District rendering

Genoa City Jt. 2 School District,  a 4K-8 district, was struggling to meet their current needs for staffing, programming, maintenance, and space due to limited State funding. They were also going up against an aging Brookwood Elementary School that was impacting the quality of learning for students and experiencing a significant increase in unexpected maintenance […]

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The Roadmap to Yes –
A Referendum Series

Posted By Kevin Hickman On April 4, 2017
Elementary students wearing JP Cullen hard hats holding Vote Yes sign at Edergton Community Elementary School

In an educational climate that calls for innovation and flexible learning environments, while demonstrating good financial stewardship and fiscal responsibility, how do you get to the point where the taxpayers in your District will support a referendum?  Whether asking for permission to issue bonds or exceed revenue limits, there is a proven, adaptable, and scalable […]

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Meet the Crew – Scott Erickson

Posted By Tiffany Scuglik On March 30, 2017

This week we are shining the spotlight on Scott Erickson!  Scott is currently working as a Site Engineer at the Milwaukee Bucks Arena where we are erecting the steel. What is your proudest achievement? My proudest achievement is becoming a father.  My wife, Kelsey, and I got married after my third semester in college.  Yep.  We were […]

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Historical Milwaukee Panther Arena Gets Upgraded

Posted By Tiffany Scuglik On March 7, 2017
Milwakee Panther Arena locker room displaying Admirals Hockey team jerseys

This week’s Tough Job is looking at a recent project we just completed downtown Milwaukee at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.  We were selected to refurbish the existing locker rooms. The arena’s $6.3 million project was the largest investment that had been made since it was first built in 1950. Upgrades and improvements on the facility included new […]

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