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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 108th 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 26, 2022

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 picnic at the beach. Zoo Crew Face Painting, Fun on the Run Inflatables, water balloon and candy toss, stud throw…

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Illinois Central College - Workforce Sustainability Center - East Peoria, IL

September 22, 2022

Today found exterior brick, exterior curtain walls, drywall, MEP rough-ins, and setting mezzanine structural steel under way.  This $12 million Workforce Sustainability Center will help both first-time students and career changers while also building our region’s credentialed workforce to…

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Newlywed / Wedding Celebration Luncheon

September 7, 2022

This afternoon, P.J. Hoerr hosted a luncheon for 3 employees that are either engaged or just got married.  After lunch some of the kids and a few of the adults took some swings at the pinata out in the parking lot.

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Illinois Central College - Workforce Sustainability Center - East Peoria, IL

August 18, 2022

Today found exterior vapor barrier being installed, wrapping up interior framing, and 3/4 of the way done with the roofing.  This $12 million Workforce Sustainability Center will help both first-time students and career changers while also building our region’s credentialed workforce to 60% by…

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St. Jude Church - Peoria, IL

August 16, 2022

This new church construction will sit on roughly the same footprint as the one they just left, but will add about 150 to 200 feet. The new church facility will include a rotunda with a baptistery, through which parishioners will enter the church. Designed by architect James McCrery of Washington, D.C.,…

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

August 4, 2022

Last evening P.J. Hoerr held their quarterly Safety Meeting at the Peoria P.J. Hoerr shop facilities.  Key Account/ Division Training Manager Neil Ehlers from  Altorfer Cat provided training on machine maintenance and safety for our fleet of JLG and scissor lifts. P.J. Hoerr also…

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Mattie Ford - United States Marine Corps Recruit

July 28, 2022

Mattie Ford is currently working for P.J. Hoerr as summer help in the shop.  She will be shipping out in August to Paris Island in South Carolina for basic training to become a US Marine.  She started working for P.J. Hoerr after graduation working on misc. jobs that include landscaping, cleaning/organizing…

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Alliance Wheel Services - Washington, IL

July 20, 2022

Alliance Wheel fabricates and supplies railroad wheels. This project consists of a 1-story 28,000 sq. ft. metal building. The building consists of a new 5,900 sq. ft. office, breakroom, and locker room. The locker room also serves as a storm shelter with a mezzanine for mechanical equipment and storage.…

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Illinois Central College - Workforce Sustainability Center - East Peoria, IL

July 13, 2022

Today found CMU (Concrete Masonry Units), metal stud framing, roof blocking, exterior sheeting, structural steel detailing and concrete floor prep under way.  This $12 million Workforce Sustainability Center will help both first-time students and career changers while also building our region’s…

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YMCA Golf Outing - Bloomington, IL

June 28, 2022

P.J. Hoerr was proud to sponsor this golf outing on June 27th that supports Bloomington-Normal YMCA.

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