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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 107th 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.

Annual P.J. Hoerr Family of Companies Picnic

September 27, 2021

Every year just as the autumn season begins, the P.J. Hoerr family of companies gets together for its annual picnic featuring family, food, fun and prizes.  This year our theme was Space Jam. Zoo Crew Face Painting, Funbelievable Balloons, Fun on the Run Inflatables, water balloon toss, candy toss,…

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St. John's Lutheran Church - Bloomington, IL

September 1, 2021

This project for St. John's Lutheran Church consists of  a new 9,700 sq. ft. worship space addition. The interior renovations are approximately 13,000 sq. ft. and include a gathering area and expanded entrance. There will also be  a new exterior canopy constructed. The existing organ…

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Bloomington-Normal YMCA - Bloomington, IL

September 1, 2021

Steady progress continues for the new Bloomington-Normal YMCA Facility.  This new facility will be a two-story, 70,000 square foot building that will provide a new home for the YMCA as well as Easterseals of Central Illinois.  Included in the new building will be administrative offices,…

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P.J. Hoerr Quarterly Safety Meeting 2021 | Peoria, IL

August 27, 2021

Last evening P.J. Hoerr / Summit Masonry / Van Buskirk Steel held their quarterly safety meeting at the Peoria P.J. Hoerr shop facilities. The topic was ladder safety & training presented by Chris Murray from Werner.  The evening was concluded with a retirement celebration for Tim…

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Christian Buehler Memorial Home - South Sheridan Road Addition - Peoria, IL

July 12, 2021

Today found a variety of tasks under way for this 4-story 50,000 sq. ft. building addition to the Buehler Home campus. The top two floors will be two bedroom independent living apartments. The second floor will include a fitness / therapy area with a walking track as well as a casual dining…

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St. John's Lutheran Church - Bloomington, IL

June 9, 2021

This project for St. John's Lutheran Church consists of  a new 9,700 sq. ft. worship space addition. The interior renovations are approximately 13,000 sq. ft. and include a gathering area and expanded entrance. There will also be  a new exterior canopy constructed. The existing organ…

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Bloomington-Normal YMCA - Bloomington, IL

June 9, 2021

Steady progress continues for the new Bloomington-Normal YMCA Facility.  This new facility will be a two-story, 70,000 square foot building that will provide a new home for the YMCA as well as Easterseals of Central Illinois.  Included in the new building will be administrative offices,…

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Christian Buehler Memorial Home - South Sheridan Road Addition - Peoria, IL

May 26, 2021

Today found a variety of tasks under way for this 4-story 50,000 sq. ft. building addition to the Buehler Home campus. The top two floors will be two bedroom independent living apartments. The second floor will include a fitness / therapy area with a walking track as well as a casual dining…

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St. John's Lutheran Church - Bloomington, IL

April 8, 2021

This project for St. John's Lutheran Church consists of  a new 9,700 sq. ft. worship space addition. The interior renovations are approximately 13,000 sq. ft. and include a gathering area and expanded entrance. There will also be  a new exterior canopy constructed. The existing organ…

More
Bloomington-Normal YMCA - Bloomington, IL

April 8, 2021

Steady progress continues for the new Bloomington-Normal YMCA Facility.  This new facility will be a two-story, 70,000 square foot building that will provide a new home for the YMCA as well as Easterseals of Central Illinois.  Included in the new building will be administrative offices,…

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