KBE Promotes Nelson to Project Executive

Robert Nelson2/11/2020 – Columbia, Md., February 5, 2020 – Longtime KBE Building Corporation employee Robert Nelson has been promoted to Project Executive and will be leading all the firm’s projects in its Mid-Atlantic Division. Mr. Nelson brings more than 34 years of experience to this position, which includes executive oversight of projects managed by KBE’s Columbia, Md. office.

“I very much look forward to working alongside Mr. Nelson,” stated John Davies, managing director or KBE Mid-Atlantic. “His years of experience and superb leadership skills will undoubtedly be a valuable asset to the Mid-Atlantic region.”

Mr. Nelson started his career in construction in 1986 and joined KBE Building Corporation in 1996 as a superintendent. He was promoted to project manager in 2004 and named senior project manager in 2015.

“We have a lot of significant projects underway and coming up, and I’m looking forward to working with our exceptional Mid-Atlantic staff in this new capacity,” said Mr. Nelson.

A seasoned construction professional, Mr. Nelson is experienced in all aspects of construction delivery methods, including design-build, construction management, and general contracting. He has worked on projects along the entire East Coast of the US and will focus on ongoing staff development and executive management of projects in KBE’s Mid-Atlantic Division.

Among his current responsibilities is the oversight of three senior living projects encompassing nearly $70 million in construction value for owners in Chesapeake, VA; Newark, DE; and Bethlehem, PA.

About KBE Building Corporation
Located in Farmington, CT; Norwalk, CT; and Columbia, MD, KBE Building Corporation is a full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the firm provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the retail, educational, senior living, federal, corporate, hospitality, health care, and institutional markets. KBE has managed more than $2.5 billion in construction volume over the last decade and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally. Learn more at www.kbebuilding.com.

KBE is one of the KBE Companies, which includes KBE-NY, serving metropolitan New York, and New Valley Construction, serving the Western US. Through this affiliation of full-service construction management firms, the KBE Companies serve clients throughout the US in the senior living, higher education, retail, corporate, government, hospitality/entertainment, and health care markets.

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