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P.J. Hoerr, Inc. stands as one of Central Illinois’ premier General Contractors, Construction Managers and Design/Builders. Founded in 1914 by Philipp J. Hoerr as a concrete construction company, our stamp can still be seen on many area driveways and sidewalks. Now into our 106th year of operations P.J. Hoerr, Inc. has become a diverse, multi-office commercial builder. Explore our blog to keep up on completed and in progress projects.

Black Band Distillery - Peoria, IL

February 14, 2020

Stopped in this morning for some updated photos, coming along nicely.

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Heyworth CUSD#4 - Junior-Senior High School Renovations & Addition - Heyworth, IL

February 12, 2020

Steady progress continues on this new competition gym addition.   Construction Services Provided by PJ Hoerr: Mechanical rough-ins & test-fits Construction management Concrete, carpentry, steel, masonry   Previous Construction Updates: October 2019 August 2019

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Westminster Village Assisted Living Building - Bloomington, IL

February 11, 2020

Today found exterior siding & stone work being installed as well as interior drywall, painting, & mechanical rough-ins.   Construction Services Provided by PJ Hoerr: drywall installation painting test-fitting & rough-ins   Previous project Updates October 24, 2019 July 30, 2019…

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P.J. Hoerr Sponsors Boys & Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal Be Great Breakfast

January 24, 2020

On December 4, 2019 P.J. Hoerr was proud to sponsor the Boys & Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal Be Great Breakfast.  { https://www.bgcbn.org/556-2/ } For more information on the Boys & Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal visit - https://www.bgcbn.org/

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P.J. Hoerr Quarterly Safety Meeting 2020 | Peoria, IL

January 23, 2020

Last evening P.J. Hoerr / Summit Masonry / Van Buskirk Steel held their quarterly Safety Meeting at the Peoria P.J. Hoerr shop facilities. Approximately 80 were in attendance.  The topic was forklift training.  Corporate Safety Director Hans Hinrichsen discussed forklift safety statistics,…

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Christian Buehler Memorial Home – South Infill Apartment Addition - Peoria, IL

January 22, 2020

Our team took another step forward in the remodeling project at The Buehler Home in Peoria IL. Today found interior framing, water proofing, mechanical rough-ins and setting of windows under way.   Services provided by PJ Hoerr: Interior framing Water-proofing Mechanical rough-ins Window installation…

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Tremont United Methodist Church - Tremont, IL

January 14, 2020

The Tremont United Methodist Church renovation project involves the demolition of the original church building, expansion of the on-site parking, site utility expansions, and an addition to the existing church.  The demolition of the original church, which was built in 1904, allows the addition…

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Black Band Distillery - Peoria, IL

January 8, 2020

Interior glass is being installed. Electrical, HVAC and plumbing contractors were also on site. Past Project Updates: November 14, 2019 Interior Restoration Update October 18, 2019 Interior & Façade Work September 24, 2019 Interior Build Back August 21, 2019 Structural Progress August 6,…

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Central School District #51 - Washington, IL

December 23, 2019

Today found windows being prepped for installation, roofers, spray foam for fire protection, duct work, painting, and electrical conduit being installed in the next stage of this construction project. Summit Masonry was installing flashing for exterior brick.   In-Progress Project Updates:…

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Joe Hart Retirement Celebration

December 17, 2019

In 1984 Joe Hart came to work at PJ Hoerr as a carpenter foreman running work at Wildlife Prairie Park.  After 2 years in that position, his ability to run larger projects soon became evident and he was assigned to major projects with such diverse clients as Caterpillar and OSF St. Francis.…

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