Pepper Construction Group spices up the construction business with a little of this and a pinch of that. The company provides general contracting and construction management services for commercial office, education, entertainment, health care, and institutional clients, as well as waterworks projects. (Health care projects account for about 50% of Pepper's revenue.) Its client list includes UBS, Northwestern University, University of Notre Dame, Texas Heart Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, and NASA. Pepper Construction Group has divisions in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Texas. Stanley F. Pepper founded the company in Chicago in 1927. The group is owned by his family and employees of the firm.
Chicago-based Pepper Construction comprises four geographic divisions: Illinois; Indiana; Ohio; and Texas. Overall, the company is active in about 20 states, mostly in the central and northeastern states.
The company's Pepper Environmental Technologies unit provides environmental services. Green building has become a large part of Pepper Construction's operations. Its Green Team of certified professionals have helped construct more than 2.9 million sq. ft. of eco-friendly space. The Green Team has built the Apple Computer flagship store, HSBC Chicago North, and Kohl's Children's Museum.
The firm's Pepper-Lawson Waterworks group constructs water purification plants for municipal clients, including Houston and Missouri City, Texas. – less