Philip KenneyCity Grill

Philip Kenney
President F.A.
Wilhelm Construction Co.

With urban revitalization spurring growth in residential and mixed-use facilities, the Indiana construction market is “stable and reflects national trends with growth in life sciences, health care, entertainment and infrastructure,” Kenney says. However, “the industry is continually faced with financial, legislative and regulatory challenges that have a big impact on upcoming workloads.” Kenney says his clients and peers indicate a healthy immediate forecast but a “tightening-of-thebelt” in the near future in terms of types and sizes of projects.

Firm in Focus

Pepper Construction of Indiana
1850 W. 15th St., Indianapolis
CEO: J. Stanley Pepper
Employees: 1,083
Founded: 1927
What's New: Pepper began work on the $175-million Community Hospital East Campus master plan, a four-year effort to demolish outdated buildings and construct a new five-story tower.