Briohn Building Corp.
Address: 3885 N. Brookfield Road, Suite 200, Brookfield
Year founded: 1979
Product or service offered: Briohn is a full-service design and build construction company with in-house architectural, interior design, general contracting, structural engineering, property management and development capabilities.
Projected 2014 revenue: $38 million
CEO: Nelson Williams
Target clientele: End users and real estate developers with commercial real estate solutions. We design and build industrial facilities, retail buildings, office buildings, and a variety of special industries including salon, hospitality, country clubs, fitness, and higher education.
Business organization memberships: MMAC, AGC, CARW, NAIOP, AIA, ASID, CCIM
What has fueled your company’s growth? “Briohn hires great people and makes sure our service offering is backed by industry-leading clients exhibiting growth and willing to invest in future success. We make it a point to design and construct great buildings that are functional, cost efficient, great looking, and are a long- term real estate value for our clients.”
What is the biggest obstacle to your company’s growth? “Briohn focuses on opportunities, not obstacles. We are pleased that the current market is providing us many opportunities.”
Do you plan to make any changes in your company in the coming months? “We are always looking to hire talent when we find outstanding people to help grow our service offering.”
Who are the business people, locally or nationally, whom you admire? And what traits do those people exhibit that make you admire them? “We admire and try to emulate successful businesses, which are exemplified by the clients that we work with on a daily basis. They are bold thinkers who make good decisions, visionary leaders, and people who try new things to improve their business and community. We respect those who give back to the community, nurture employees, and have good ethics and morals.”
What is the outlook for the business conditions of your industry over the next several months? “The upcoming year looks strong, with lots of design, construction and remodeling activity.”
What is your company’s most important growth strategy right now? “Briohn will continue to provide quality design and construction services to our clients and gain positive referrals that lead to future opportunities.”