September 20, 2023

7 Specialty Construction Projects Jerdon Construction Can Deliver

Commercial Construction Project Blueprint

Community development often starts with commercial construction. New businesses, thoughtfully designed buildings, and stunning architecture all contribute to community aesthetics. In the Lehigh Valley, you can spot structures, landmarks, and buildings that make it feel like home to those who live here. What you may not know is that Jerdon Construction has been the trusted commercial construction partner for many community buildings. The Jerdon Construction footprint extends throughout Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Bucks, and Montgomery Counties to the Poconos and New Jersey, as well. For more than 35 years, our team has been bringing commercial construction visions to life, spanning a host of specialty projects, new facilities, and adaptive reuse projects. See what we can do, and let us help you realize your commercial construction visions!

Industries We Serve

Before diving into our specialties, it’s important to recognize that Jerdon Construction is the go-to design and build partner for a wide variety of local industries and projects. Your commercial construction project and industry are unique, presenting unique challenges, goals, and nuances that matter to the success of the build. Jerdon Construction understands those unique distinctions, with decades of experience helping clients execute their designs. 

Our dedicated team of commercial construction professionals is experienced in overseeing and facilitating projects like:

  • Healthcare Facilities
  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • Faith-Based Facilities and Worship Centers
  • Schools and Universities
  • Business Complexes and Offices
  • Retail Storefronts
  • Restaurants
  • Non-profit organizations

Services We’re Uniquely Qualified to Offer

Jerdon Construction brings every creative and problem-solving initiative to your project, so you can expect the most cost-effective and efficient design/build experience. So, whatever project you have in mind, explore the specialty expertise we can bring to your journey. Let Jerdon Construction be your trusted partner and guide from start to finish.

1. General Contracting

General contracting projects require experienced craftsmen, streamlined subcontracting processes, and well-established relationships with local contractors to be successful. Jerdon Construction has all of the above and more.  They are ready to assemble the best-fit team of professionals for every construction project that delivers high-quality work within budget every time.

You’ll see our work in and around the Lehigh Valley!

  • Coca Cola Park – Back Entrance, Stage & Bar
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital – Various Projects
  • Long’s EcoWater Technology
  • Prime Steakhouse Patio
  • Whitehall Door
  • Pocono Peak Veterinary Center
  • Embassy Bank in Nazareth
  • Brown Daub Volvo
  • Moravian Book Shop
  • Dorneyville Pharmacy
  • Muhlenberg College Sprung Building

2. Construction Management

Building your new or remodeled facility is one thing. Managing the construction operations from start to finish requires an entirely different skill set. The Jerdon Construction team is uniquely qualified, with both modern education and 30 years of experience in managing and overseeing construction operations. Our team thrives under pressure, is impeccably organized, is tech-savvy, and has proven time-management procedures in place. We work well and communicate effectively with owners, architects, contractors, and project stakeholders to outline a precise schedule, budget, and operational sequence for the best results.

Working with our talented team means mastering the following:

  • Timeline management
  • Resources management
  • Budget management
  • Contractor management
  • Quality management
  • Scope and functional management

3. Project Management and Value Engineering

One of the unique differentiators between Jerdon Construction and other commercial construction companies is our experience in project management and value engineering. When your project calls for fast-tracked options and tight deadlines, you need an expert to manage your project. And we can facilitate these in-the-moment decisions through a cost-effective lens of operations. We can facilitate ground-up construction and renovation projects with flexible solutions at the ready for any challenges that may arise in the project management process. See how our value engineering expertise can bring reduced costs, sustainable solutions, and improved safety to your project.

Let Jerdon guide you through the value engineering process

  • Gathering project information
  • Functional analysis
  • Creative speculation
  • Overall project evaluation
  • Project cost analysis
  • Commercial development

4. Conceptual Commercial Project Estimates

Not all of our commercial construction clients know exactly what to expect with their projects. They sometimes require conceptual guidance and advice in building the roadmap for their ideas. Our team has all the resources and expertise to develop these conceptual designs and provide realistic estimates for every phase of the project. When you need reliable figures applied to your project, with proof of concept and a degree of viability, you need an expert like Jerdon Construction before moving forward.

We’ll assist in providing insights for each of these estimating steps:

  • Reviewing bid packages
  • Conducting site visits
  • Evaluating labor requirements
  • Understanding insurance, bonding, and licensing costs
  • Calculating indirect and direct project expenses
  • Overseeing contingency plans and profitability

5. Design & Build Oversight

Jerdon Construction is also a specialist in commercial design/build delivery. Our proven methods of operations make the process more efficient for our clients, with reduced contracts to sign, cost wrangling, and time management. Having a reliable design/build partner means enjoying effective communication, smooth collaboration, and a transparent construction journey experience. Let our team help you lay out the commercial construction journey for you, from design to build, filling every gap with a realistic solution along the way. 

You can find evidence of our specialized design/build commercial projects throughout the Lehigh Valley!

  • Terrace Addition at Northampton Country Club
  • New Tripoli Fire Co.
  • Keystone Canna Remedies
  • Sixth Street Shelter
  • Austin’s Auto
  • Green Hills III Office Complex

6. Commercial Building Maintenance

Once your commercial construction project is finished, you’re still going to need a trusted building maintenance partner to ensure your facility and investment are preserved. Jerdon Construction is positioned to help our clients with all kinds of maintenance tasks long after the build process is complete! The benefits of having a robust maintenance strategy will allow you to preserve safe working conditions, reduce risks of costly repairs over time, and protect the value of your facility. Keep your costs manageable, whether it’s a maintenance plan for a newer building or an improved maintenance plan for an aging structure. 

We offer a full suite of building maintenance services, including:

  • General repairs and replacements
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Seasonal inspections and maintenance
  • Routine condition upkeep
  • Utility failures
  • Safety precautions

7. Emergency Commercial Repairs

We don’t just contribute to the Lehigh Valley community with impeccable commercial construction designs and building projects. Jerdon Construction is here to ensure you have emergency response resources should you experience a facility repair need immediately. Our trained and highly skilled staff are available to address any sudden concerns, analyze the problems, and facilitate repairs. We can coordinate all the solutions and services necessary to minimize business interruptions and get you back to normal quickly.

Here are just a few commercial building emergency repair calls we are especially equipped to handle:

  • Burst pipes
  • Service outages
  • Facility flooding
  • Fire or smoke damage
  • Safety mechanism malfunction
  • Structural damage

If you’re experiencing a commercial building emergency, call our team at 610-533-0241!

Let Jerdon Construction Be Your Guide

When you need a fair, honest, responsive, and experienced partner for any commercial construction project or endeavor, you need Jerdon Construction. We’ve been servicing the Lehigh Valley community for decades with new builds, extensive remodels, and building maintenance. See what some of our local clients have to say about their commercial construction experiences with our amazing team!

Whether taking on a major project or coming to our aid for an emergency repair, I can always count on Jerdon’s responsiveness and capability.” Deb W. – Prologis

Jerdon is one of our frequently used ‘go-to’ contractors because they have been attentive to our needs, are cost competitive and quality conscious; overall, an excellent firm.” David R. – Muhlenberg College

It is refreshing to team with a construction company that demonstrates integrity and honesty by following through on all that they say. We would certainly recommend Jerdon to anyone in need of a reliable contractor.” Ken E. – Bethany Wesleyan Church

Trust our professionals and our uniquely specialized team to help you design, build, and maintain your facility. At Jerdon, we develop buildings, communities, and relationships!