CALLIS NEWS BRIEFS
Callis Contractors Inc & Barhnill JV Awarded Shaw University Tornado Restoration Project
Callis Contractors Inc and Barnhill Contracting JV will manage the restoration of Shaw University in Raleigh, NC. The damage to the first historically black university of the South, originally built in 1865, occured as a result of a rare tornado touching down in the area in mid-April. Callis is honored to be a part of this reconstruction.
Callis Contractors Inc is Featured in the May 2011 Edition of NC-BOWD Success Stories
Callis Contractors Inc is featured in the Department of Transportation's, May 2011 NC BOWD Success Stories. The feature occurs almost concurrently with the completion of the second tollbooth building on the Triangle Expressway modernization project. The buildings, are the first electronic tollbooths in the state of North Carolina.
Read the NC-BOWD article here.
Callis Contractors Inc & Brasfield & Gorrie JV Turn Over the Nation's first LEED Platinum-Qualified, Capital Area Transit Operations Facility to the City of Raleigh, NC
Callis Contractors Inc & Brasfield & Gorrie, (jointly CMAR), proudly watched as the ribbon was cut on the new facility. The City of Raleigh's Transit Operations Center, a $28.6 million, 125-bus facility with expansion capacity to 200, is the first integrated administration and maintenance facility of its kind in the nation to achieve qualification for LEED Platinum certification. The project was partially funded with ARRA funds.
Some of the facility's sustainable design features include:
-Geothermal wells provide high efficiency heating and cooling;
-Radiant floor heating is used in the large maintenance building to help maintain optimum thermal conditions;
-Reflective white roofs and concrete rather than asphalt paving minimizes the heat- island effect, reducing demand on air conditioning systems;
-Natural light through windows and skylights combined with sensors on the light fixtures reduce the amount of energy used for lighting the buildings;
-Water-saving plumbing fixtures and rainwater collection cisterns minimize water usage from the municipal system; and,
-Rapidly renewable and long life durable local materials will be used throughout the facility.
Callis Contractors Inc to Handle Repair, Renovation & Maintenance of Federal Property in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Callis Contractors Inc. named one of four GC's to handle all repair, renovation and maintenance work for federally-owed and leased property throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. The work will allow Callis to expand regionally, increase partnering activities and further engage in professional opportunities.
Callis Builds Triangle Expressway, North Carolina's First Modern Toll Road
Callis Contractors Inc.'s progress on North Carolina's first modern toll roads are covered by the News and Observer as a result of being NC's first electronic toll road. Callis is building the tollbooths for Wake and Durham Counties and will soon add Charlotte to its list of tollbooth installation sites.
Callis Contractors Inc Named Protege for Pre-con on NCSU Centennial Campus' New Housing Complex
Callis Contractors Inc. will partner with Balfour/Beatty Barnhill and NC State to build the Centennial Campus's newest dormitory near the engineering school. The 1150-bed, apartment-style student housing complex will include a dining facility and structured parking. This project allows Callis to increase its presence in public/private work within the state of North Carolina..
Callis Contractors Inc Opens Offices In Philadelphia
Callis Contractors Inc. opens offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in response to opportunities for federal, commerial, and private work in the area. The office will allow Callis to expand regionally, increase partnering activities and further engage in professional opportunities.
Callis Contractors Inc Accepts Diversity Award from Durham Chamber of Commerce
Callis Contractors Inc. gracefully accepts the nomination and is awarded the Circle of Influence for Diversity from the City of Durham's Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes and celebrates CCI's support, commitment and contributions to the community, and to other diversity firms through subcontracting, partnering activities and philanthropy.
Callis Contractors Inc Announces Receipt of SBA 8a/SDB Certification Number
Callis Contractors Inc. proudly announces receipt of
its SBA 8(a)/SDB certification number. The
certification #301964, establishes legitimacy of SBA
certification and distinguishes CCI from other 8a/SDB
firms when competing for set-aside federal contracts.
Contractors Inc Prequalifies as North Carolina DOT
Callis Contractors Inc. proudly announces that the
North Carolina Department of Transportation
has prequalified it as a prime contractor. This means
that CCI has the opportunity to compete directly for
bids let from the NC-DOT. Callis looks forward to taking
full advantage of this opportunity.
Contractors Inc Announces Certification as a DMBE
with the State of Virginia
Callis Contractors Inc. proudly announces that within the State
of Virginia, CCI is certified as a MBE/SBE
(Minority-owned Small Business Enterprise) under its
Disadvantaged Minority Business Enterprise system.
This designation allows Callis to qualify for set-aside contracts
within the state of Virginia. Callis looks forward to
expanding its footprint to include additional areas
outside of North Carolina.
Contractors Inc Announces SBA 8a/SDB Award
Callis Contractors Inc. proudly announces that the SBA
has designated the firm as an 8(a) and SDB
certifications recipient. The certifications allow
Callis to qualify for a greater percentage of
set-aside contracts. Callis looks forward to taking
full advantage of competing for opportunities offered
under these designations.
Potential Nomination to Top 100
may make Inc Magazine's list
of the Top 100 inner
Although the honor is
not new to Callis,
and would mark Callis' third
it is the first
potential nomination since
the tragic events of
September 11. Callis Contractors Inc
is proud to have an
impact on the inner
city, and will gladly
represent the City of
this award manifests in April
Callis Contractors Inc Announces New EDI-Capabilities
Callis Contractors Inc. would like to announce new EDI capabilities which allows Callis to conduct business online. E-business allows Callis alternative methods of acquiring new business reaching clients and growing as a competitive force in the industry. This is just another way Callis is using technology to conduct business more effectively.
Jesse Callis, Founder and President of Callis Contractors Inc., is proud to expand Callis from its brick and mortar beginnings to now offer e-business. Callis constantly seeks methods of advancing its practices within the construction industry. business,
Callis Contractors Inc Announces its SBA 8a/SDB Interest
Callis Contractors Inc. looks forward to achieving SBA 8(a) and SDB certifications. The certifications allow Callis to qualify for a greater percentage of set-aside contracts for small and minority-owned businesses. Callis looks forward to completing this process.
Callis Contractors Inc Wishes All a Happy New Year
Callis Contractors Inc. looks forward to serving you again this year. Please contact us for all of your contracting needs. On behalf of the Callis Team, Jesse Callis would like to wish everyone the best during the holiday season. Happy Holidays!