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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 105th 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.

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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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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Benchmark Cabinets & Millwork, Inc. - Ronald McDonald House - Peoria, IL

December 17, 2019

Today I stopped over at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois to take final photos of some custom woodwork Benchmark Cabinets & Millwork, Inc., a P.J. Hoerr subsidiary company built and installed.   Benchmark Cabinets & Millwork Project Review

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Black Band Distillery - Peoria, IL

December 10, 2019

The latest photo gallery captures the interior restoration taking place across each floor of the building. Specifically, there are brick repairs and beam work happening in sections of the building. Past Project Updates: November 14, 2019 Interior Restoration Update October 18, 2019 Interior & Façade…

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

November 20, 2019

Today a slab on deck concrete pour was underway on the 2nd floor.   Other Projects for Buehler Home: Oct 2019 South Infill Apartments Update South Infill Apartments Project Announcement Buehler Home Florence Avenue Apartment Addition Buehler Home Sheridan Road Apartment Addition Christian Buehler…

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Lutheran Hillside Village-New Wellness Center - Peoria, IL

November 19, 2019

Steady progress continues on this new Wellness Center for Lutheran Hillside Village that will feature a salt-water therapy pool, fitness and exercise rooms, medical clinic, theater, outdoor patio with landscaping and an expanded multipurpose room with a full-service kitchen for events.   Previous…

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Benchmark Cabinets & Millwork, Inc.

November 15, 2019

Today I stopped over at Benchmark Cabinets & Millwork, Inc., a P.J. Hoerr subsidiary company, to capture some of the custom work they perform on a daily basis.  Some projects underway were a reception desk for OSF Streator Center for Health, a nurse station for Illinois Cancer Care Macomb and…

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Unrivaled Experience in Rural Healthcare Construction

November 15, 2019

Proud to be featured in the Fall 2019 IL Rural Health Association Newsletter [page 25] - http://www.ilruralhealth.org.   View the Feature

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