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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 […]

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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Opening the Door in Madison –
Bascom Hall

Posted By Tiffany Scuglik On January 30, 2017

This year marks JP Cullen’s 125th year in business!  To celebrate, we’ll be posting a monthly historic tough job that we were part of.  This week we’re sharing our work on the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s famous Bascom Hall and other historic work we’ve done with the University. Awarded Bascom Hall Our story starts in 1925, […]

Our Partnership with Blackhawk Technical College

Posted By Katie Muth On October 21, 2016

Today Blackhawk Technical College hosted their grand opening commencement of their new Health Science building at their Central Campus in Janesville, Wisconsin. This building is one of the many buildings Blackhawk Tech has partnered up with JP Cullen on. In the swing space that was created by moving the manufacturing program from Central Campus to Milton, […]

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BUILDING UP THE TRADES

Posted By Joe Schwengels On May 6, 2016

As the economy and the construction industry continue to recover from its long downturn, firms are seeking to add skilled workers and are not finding many available. The Associated General Contractors of America surveyed its members during the summer of 2015 and found that of the 1,358 respondents; 86 percent reported having difficulty filling hourly […]

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Spring 2016 Referenda Results

Posted By Kevin Hickman On April 26, 2016

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) A significant level of support was provided for public education by taxpayers across the State of Wisconsin via the April 5, 2016 election results. The statewide trend of Wisconsin’s school districts utilizing referenda as a tool to fund both operational (exceed the revenue cap) and facility needs (issue debt) continues […]

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