Turner Construction Co. Related Links: Turner Construction Co. obituary of Howard S. Turner Howard S. Turner, a noted research chemist and industrial manager who left a 29-year corporate career to join the family-run Turner Construction Co., New York City, as president, died on April 25 in Bryn Mawr, Pa. He was 100. As CEO and chairman, he was the last Turner family member to lead the firm.Turner was tapped by his cousin—the son of H.C. Turner, who founded the contractor in 1902—to succeed him in 1965.While he had been a board member since the 1950s, Turner noted in a 2002
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.