Burke Construction Group Announces the Addition of Debbie Schmitt as the Vice President of Finance & Accounting

Burke Construction Group Announces the Addition of Debbie Schmitt as the Vice President of Finance & Accounting

LAS VEGAS, FEBRUARY 8, 2021 – Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce the addition of Debbie Schmitt as Vice President of Finance & Accounting. With more than 20 years in the finance and accounting field, Debbie’s successful track record in the industry and exceptional professionalism aligns with Burke’s unparalleled commitment to excellence. Working her way through the ranks in her career, Debbie has demonstrated unmatched potential and the ability to take her teams to high levels of growth and performance. Her strong leadership qualities, expertise and charisma will provide both strategic and deliberate insight to the company.

Debbie started her career in public accounting as a Senior Staff Auditor with a world-class, multi-national accounting firm. Since that time, she spent 8 years as the Division VP of Finance for Nevada and California with one of the largest home builders in the United States and Director of Accounting for a world-renowned hospitality corporation. Most recently, Debbie was the Controller for North America’s largest independently owned construction equipment rental company.

As part of Burke’s Senior Management Leadership team, Debbie will oversee the operations, management, and continuous development of the Accounting & Finance Department. In this key leadership role, she will be responsible for Burke’s essential financial activities. Debbie will lead the charge in providing strategic leadership for the company by working with the Senior Management Team in maintaining current and long-range strategies, plans and policies.

 

For more information, please contact Gitana Cafasso with Burke Construction Group at (702) 367-1040 or marketing@burkecgi.com.

 

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About Burke Construction Group – Building Client Visions since 1984 – Burke Construction Group is an award winning general contracting firm headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada with regional offices located in North Dakota. Licensed / registered in 26 states, Burke is uniquely positioned to meet the demands of a geographically diverse marketplace. Burke provides comprehensive preconstruction, development, virtual design and construction (VD&C), construction management, LEED® and sustainable building services under a variety of project delivery methods. Building in both public and private sectors, Burke’s diverse expertise covers various market industry sectors, including Educational, Cultural & Religious, Government, Financial, Healthcare, Hospitality & Entertainment, Data & Call Center, Office, Industrial, Retail and Multifamily. For more information, please visit www.burkecgi.com.

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Burke’s Stefanie Fassbender Named as One of the BuiltWorlds 2020 Adoption Leaders

Burke’s Stefanie Fassbender Named as One of the BuiltWorlds 2020 Adoption Leaders

Burke Construction Group, Inc. is proud to announce Stefanie Fassbender, Virtual Design & Construction Manager, has been named as one of the BuiltWorlds 2020 Adoption Leaders.

 

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LAS VEGAS, OCTOBER 27, 2020 – Stefanie Fassbender, Virtual Design & Construction Manager, was listed 16th on the BuiltWorlds 2020 Adoption Leaders 50 List. This list highlights team members that are in leadership roles within the AEC industry that help their companies discover, select and integrate new technologies into their operations. The 2020 Adoption Leaders 50 List focuses exclusively on the AEC Tech Adopters (https://builtworlds.com/insights/adoption-leaders-50-list-2020-copy/).

BuiltWorlds seeks to find new and emerging technology that impacts the way projects are built. It is designed to drive innovation within the industry through collaboration by using tools, knowledge and inspiration to spark careers and grow businesses.

As the Manager for Burke’s Virtual Design & Construction Department, Stefanie is responsible for leading Burke’s innovation. This is accomplished through model coordination, renderings, and construction imagery- through the use of drones and 360 cameras.

With almost five years of construction industry experience, Stefanie holds a Bachelor’s of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering- Structures from The City University of New York and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering-Construction Management from the University of Wisconsin- Madison.

 

For more information, please contact Gitana Cafasso with Burke Construction Group at (702) 367-1040 or marketing@burkecgi.com.

 

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About Burke Construction Group – Building Client Visions since 1984 – Burke Construction Group is an award-winning general contracting firm headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada with regional offices located in North Dakota. Licensed / registered in 26 states, Uniquely positioned to meet the demands of a geographically diverse marketplace, Burke provides comprehensive preconstruction, construction management, LEED® and sustainable building under a variety of project delivery methods, Affording customized solutions and support to our clients and partners, Burke Construction Group handles both public and private projects throughout various market sectors – including: Educational, Cultural & Religious, Federal/Public Works, Financial, Healthcare, Hospitality/Entertainment, Mission Critical/ Redundant Systems, Office/Industrial, Remote Sites, Retail, Senior Care/Affordable Living/Multi-family, and Tenant Improvements. For more information, please visit www.burkecgi.com.

About BuiltWorlds – BuiltWorlds is a community and network. We believe in innovation through collaboration, to push the built industry forward. Through our events, ecosystem, and supporting video and written content, BuiltWorlds is providing the tools, knowledge, inspiration, and connections to grow careers, companies, and the industry.

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Burke Construction Group, Inc. Announces Official Groundbreaking of UnCommons

Burke Construction Group, Inc. Announces Official Groundbreaking of UnCommons

Burke Construction Group, Inc. Announces the official groundbreaking of UnCommons, a much-anticipated mixed-use development at Interstate 215 and Durango Drive in southwest Las Vegas

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

LAS VEGAS, SEPTEMBER 2020 – UnCommons, Matter Real Estate Group’s much-anticipated mixed-use development at Interstate 215 and Durango Drive in southwest Las Vegas, will be the first of its kind to be built with rigorous, science-based criteria set by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™). Construction is now underway on the $400 million, 40-acre project which, upon completion of the first phase in early 2022, will introduce the next generation of office, residential and lifestyle space built for the challenges of an ever-changing world.

In addition to WELL™ Certification, UnCommons is pursuing certification by Green Globes®, a nationally recognized green rating assessment, guidance and certification program. The revolutionary program recognizes sustainability goals for new construction projects, existing buildings and interiors to encourage improved environmental and health performance while reducing environmental impacts.

“UnCommons, located in the Southwest portion of Clark County, will be a hub for innovation. It has already garnered the attention of top corporations from Nevada and throughout the United States,” said Clark County Commissioner Michael Naft. “I look forward to welcoming them to the neighborhood when they open.”

 

For more information, please contact Gitana Cafasso with Burke Construction Group at (702) 367-1040 or marketing@burkecgi.com.

 

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About Burke Construction Group – Building Client Visions since 1984 – Burke Construction Group is an award winning general contracting firm headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada with regional offices located in North Dakota. Licensed / registered in 26 states, Burke is uniquely positioned to meet the demands of a geographically diverse marketplace. Providing comprehensive preconstruction, construction management, LEED® and sustainable building under a variety of project delivery methods, Burke affords customized solutions and support to our clients and partners. Burke Construction Group handles both public and private projects throughout various market sectors – including: Educational, Cultural & Religious, Federal/Public Works, Financial, Healthcare, Hospitality/Entertainment, Mission Critical/ Redundant Systems, Office/Industrial, Remote Sites, Retail, Senior Care/Affordable Living/Multi-family, and Tenant Improvements. For more information, please visit burkecgi.com.

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Burke Special Projects is Excited to be Working on FlyOver Las Vegas

Burke Special Projects is Excited to be Working on FlyOver Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, SEPTEMBER 2019 – Burke Special Projects is excited to be soaring over the strip with the FlyOver Las Vegas flight simulator, which will open in first quarter 2021. FlyOver Las Vegas will be the third FlyOver attraction, following FlyOver Canada in Vancouver and FlyOver Iceland.

FlyOver Las Vegas will be utilizing state of the art technology, which will give customers the feeling of flight. You will be suspended, feet dangling, before a 52-foot spherical screen and the film will whisk you away on a roller-coaster journey over and above Las Vegas and more local wonders. This ride includes special effects such as wind, mist and scents which create an unforgettable experience.

This new attraction will be located on the Las Vegas strip and will highlight iconic destinations in and round Nevada. Locations expected include the Grand Canyon, Zion and Arches National Park as well as the beautiful Lake Tahoe in California. Burke Special Projects is very excited about working with FlyOver Las Vegas and can’t wait to start working on this new state-of-the-art Las Vegas attraction.

 

For more information, please contact Gitana Cafasso with Burke Special Projects at (702) 367-1040 or marketing@burkecgi.com.

 

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About Burke Special Projects (BSP) – BSP is a leader in the tenant improvement industry and assists clients every step of the way. From full, multi-floor demolition and remodeling to luxury finished spaces, BSP has built a wide variety of project sizes and scopes. BSP provides creative and distinctive solutions for a variety of commercial needs, from large warehouse and office spaces to restaurants, retail, medical, religious, technology and financial institutions. This team consistently remains mindful to tenant’s needs while providing competitive pricing, value engineering, and complete flexibility. BSP’s comprehensive capabilities include but are not limited to: commercial tenant improvements; tenant improvement advisors; addition to commercial structures; design-build/design-assist and ground-up projects. For more information, please visit burke-sp.com.

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Burke Construction Group, Inc. Announces the addition of Breann Henderson as a Project Manager

Burke Construction Group, Inc. Announces the addition of Breann Henderson as a Project Manager

LAS VEGAS, MAY 2019 – Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce the addition of Breann Henderson in the capacity of Project Manager. Breann attended Columbia Southern University in Alabama where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health and since then she has had a career in construction spanning over 10 years.

Breann brings with her a diverse skill set, including an exceptional background in safety. Her understanding of the importance of Burke employees and trade partners personal safety and health makes her an outstanding asset to the Burke Safety Committee. As an OSHA 502 and 510 Certified Instructor, she provides top-level support and commitment to our safety programs and procedures.

Prior to Burke, Breann was a Senior Project Engineer at Bernards where she worked on the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe Havasu Landing Hotel and Casino in Havasu Lake, California. Breann also has project experience in office, food service, retail, entertainment, and multi-family.

 

For more information please contact the Burke Marketing Department at (702) 367-1040 or marketing@burkecgi.com.

 

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About Burke Construction Group – Building Client Visions since 1984 – Burke Construction Group is an award-winning general contracting firm headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada with regional offices located in North Dakota. Licensed / registered in 26 states, Uniquely positioned to meet the demands of a geographically diverse marketplace, Burke provides comprehensive preconstruction, construction management, LEED® and sustainable building under a variety of project delivery methods, Affording customized solutions and support to our clients and partners, Burke Construction Group handles both public and private projects throughout various market sectors – including: Educational, Cultural & Religious, Federal/Public Works, Financial, Healthcare, Hospitality/Entertainment, Mission Critical/ Redundant Systems, Office/Industrial, Remote Sites, Retail, Senior Care/Affordable Living/Multi-family, and Tenant Improvements. For more information, please visit www.burkecgi.com.

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