Cherry Hill Construction is
a general contractor operating primarily in the
heavy construction and highway segment of the construction
industry. Cherry Hill also operates in other construction
industry segments including: mass structure excavations;
airport runways and taxiways; municipal landfills
and closures; site developments (commercial and
residential); pipelines and utilities; land clearing
and grading; excavation support systems; pilings,
foundations and ground improvement; and bridge
and structural rehabilitation. The Company owns
a fleet of modern equipment and trucks and most
of its real estate.
Cherry Hill primarily operates in the District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland
and Virginia, but is also licensed to conduct business in Delaware, North Carolina,
Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
The company was founded in 1966 as Cherry Hill Sand and Gravel, Co., in Jessup,
Maryland. It was incorporated under Maryland charter in 1968 as Cherry Hill Sand
and Gravel, Co., Inc. The name was changed in 1978 to Cherry Hill Construction,
Inc. The corporation was acquired as a wholly owned subsidiary of Perini Corporation
Cherry Hill employs approximately 200 salaried, full-time managers, supervisors,
and administrative personnel. The number of hourly craft employees tends to be
seasonal and project related. The average payroll varies from 225 to 600 hourly
employees. The company uses predominantly union personnel and has collective
bargaining agreements with unions that represent engineers, carpenters, and laborers.
Cherry Hill surveyors, truck drivers, and all salaried personnel are non-union.
Approximately 52% of the Company’s revenues were earned from federal, state,
and local governmental agencies during the past 5 fiscal years. Regional DOT’s
historically have been the Company’s largest customer, accounting for about
34% of sales annually.
Cherry Hill’s operations emphasize innovation, aggressive job completion
schedules, and high expectations of supervisory and management performance.