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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Burke Announces the Addition of Stefanie Fassbender as Virtual Design and Construction Manager

Burke Announces the Addition of Stefanie Fassbender as Virtual Design and Construction Manager

LAS VEGAS, APRIL 2019 – Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce the addition of Stefanie Fassbender in the capacity of Virtual Design and Construction Manager. Stefanie attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison where she received her Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a specialization in Construction Engineering and Management.

Seeing the tremendous value that Virtual Design and Construction (VD&C) has in the future of the construction industry, Burke has continued to invest in this innovative department. As the Manager of VD&C, Stefanie is responsible for creating a multi-dimensional digital representation of projects, which will be accomplished by providing clash detections, model coordination and construction sequencing. The VD&C department will be able to give clients, architects and contractors more insight into the project through renderings, animations and virtual walk-throughs of the space. Additionally, this department will continue to explore new technologies that will give Burke a competitive edge while showing clients a better visual representation of the concept throughout the lifecycle of a project. With these cutting-edge technologies and continued expansion, we are capable of early detection, saving time and lowering costs for our clients as well as improving jobsite safety and project team coordination across all projects.

Burke Construction Group is excited about this new chapter and to be at the forefront of this cutting-edge technology.

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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Burke Appointed as a Kansas State Alumni Fellow for the College of Engineering

Burke Appointed as a Kansas State Alumni Fellow for the College of Engineering

We are pleased to announce the recent appointment of President & CEO, Kevin E. Burke to the Kansas State University Foundation Board of Trustees.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce the recent appointment of President & CEO, Kevin E. Burke as a Kansas State Alumni Fellow for the College of Engineering. The College of Engineering enrolls over 4,100 students into 8 academic departments and 11 undergraduate degree programs.

Every year since 1983 the Kansas State Alumni Association recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves in their careers. With approximately 187,000 living graduates, this recognition is a special way of honoring alumni’s many contributions to their profession and the university. The 317 Kansas State Alumni Fellows are chosen by each college to return as distinguished guests, mentors, friends, and counselors. This special appointment will give Kevin the opportunity to share his professional expertise with students as well as faculty in the classroom and informal settings.

Kevin Burke earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with a minor in business management from Kansas State University. Since joining Burke Construction Group in 1989, Mr. Burke has held various leadership positions within the organization, culminating into his appointment as President & CEO in 2001. Kevin was twice appointed by the governor of Nevada as Chairman of the state’s Contractor’s Board and is currently sitting on the Nevada Contractors Association (NCA) board. Additionally, Mr. Burke also continues to play a key role in some of the construction industry’s most distinguished organizations, including National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), Henderson Chamber of Commerce (HCC), Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Young President’s Organization (YPO) Gold. In addition to the large role Kevin plays within the industry, he is also very focused on giving back to the community through charities and volunteering opportunities, especially in the Southern Nevada region.

 

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.

About the KSU Foundation – Established in 1944, The Kansas State University Foundation staff members work in close partnership with university administrators, deans and faculty to secure charitable contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations to support identified priorities for the university. Gifts received through the foundation fund undergraduate and graduate student scholarships, establish faculty chairs and professorships, provide college and departmental support, and enhance the campus infrastructure.  For more information, please visit www.found.ksu.edu.

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Burke Construction Group, Inc. Announces the Promotion of Mark Fletcher

Burke Construction Group, Inc. Announces the Promotion of Mark Fletcher

Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Mark Fletcher to Vice President of Finance & Accounting

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

LAS VEGAS, MARCH 28, 2019 – Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Mark Fletcher to Vice President of Finance & Accounting.

Mark is a graduate of the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance. Prior to starting with Burke, Mark was the Senior Manager of Fixed Assets for Caesars Entertainment, where he led the fixed asset team and was responsible for accounting and maintaining records of $2.2 billion in tangible assets. In addition to his experience at Caesars Entertainment, Mark previously served as the Vice President of Finance for Marnell Corrao Associates, Inc.

Throughout his tenure at Burke, Mark has provided critical leadership with our CMiC platform transition. Additionally, Mark will be joining the Senior Management Leadership Team for Burke Construction and will be responsible for all financial activities of the Company, including internal and corporate financial reporting.

 

“We are thrilled to have Mark join the Senior Management team and look forward to him fulfilling a vital role within our company.” – Kevin Burke, President & CEO

 

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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