Related Links: VA Threatens to Terminate Brasfield & Gorrie From Hospital Project Brasfield & Gorrie: Southeast Contractor of the Year The past year was rewarding for general contractor Brasfield & Gorrie. After seeing revenue decline 20% in recent years, the Birmingham, Ala.-based firm has rebounded to exceed pre-recession levels, with $2.3 billion in revenue for 2013. The company also is marking its 50th anniversary this year while it works toward a sustained recovery.The recession hit B&G hard. In 2007, revenues surpassed $2 billion for the first time and then dropped to $1.7 billion in 2011 from $2.14 billion in 2008,
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.