In 1943, at the height of World War II, JE Dunn Construction had just earned what Steve Dunn, grandson of founder John Ernest Dunn, describes as “a decent profit” building the U.S. Army Quartermaster’s Depot on Independence Avenue in Kansas City, Mo.
Over the last three years, Baton Rouge-based Performance Contractors has steadily climbed up ENR Texas & Louisiana’s annual Top Contractors ranking, going from 19th in 2014 to 14th in 2015 and now up to No. 8 in 2016.
Many firms endured the economic hardships of the 2008 recession with varying degrees of success, but Fort Worth-based Huckabee took a novel approach: It retained staff and boosted its expertise while work was limited, waiting for the right opportunity to help clients start building again.
With 14 hospitals, five convenient care centers, more than 24,000 employees and 5,500 medical staff, all within the greater Houston area, Memorial Hermann Health System’s presence in the city is well-rooted.