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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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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 […]

Meet the Crew – Wendy Booth

Posted By Tiffany Scuglik On March 2, 2017
This week’s Meet the Crew post is shining the spotlight on Wendy Booth. Wendy is the Executive Assistant in the Industrial Division and has been with JP Cullen for 9 years.  We sat down with her and asked her a few questions: What is your proudest achievement? I am incredibly proud to be a member […]
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A Prestigious Local Project

Posted By Tiffany Scuglik On February 28, 2017
Janesville High School under construction in 1922 in Janesville, Wisconsin
This week we take a look at an historic Tough Job we took on in the early 1920’s in Janesville, WI.  This project was the Janesville High School and was one of our first large jobs. In July 1921, JP Cullen secured the contract to build Janesville’s high school.  This prestigious agreement was a signature […]

Micro-hospitals: What are They and How will They Provide Better Patient Care

Posted By Jeannie Cullen-Schultz On February 23, 2017
Interior of Aurora West Allis Memorial Hospital ACL Lab Renovation
Bigger is better, right?  Not necessarily. In the fast-paced world of hospitals and patient care, some facilities are choosing to build smaller facilities.  These facilities called micro-hospitals are aiming to serve specific communities in affordable ways with small-footprint hospitals. What are Micro-hospitals? Micro-hospitals are small care facilities that provide services such as an emergency department, pharmacy, […]
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