Company Overview

An overview of our background, abilities, and expertise.

Third Generation

Family Owned

As a third-generation family owned and operated company with 85 years in business, J.E. Burton Construction has rightly earned the respect and name synonymous with construction excellence in Virginia and North Carolina.

Fully licensed, bonded and insured, we employ over 40 full-time employees, including field and office staff trained and educated in completing commercial, industrial and institutional construction projects.

We’re known for completing projects on time, on budget and of the highest quality, including single projects valued at over $15,000,000.

With our extensive experience and resources, J.E. Burton Construction remains committed to ensuring a positive and client-centered approach to every project. That has always been the reason this company was founded.

Brian Burton, President

Many strengths have allowed for our incredible longevity and growth, including the capability to deliver private and public projects under various delivery methods including Design/Build, Bid/Build, Prequalified Contractor Selection and Private/Public Partnerships.

Focusing on our client’s needs, hiring and retaining the brightest and most qualified personnel, establishing and maintaining strong relationships with the highest quality subcontractors and suppliers, and keeping pace with industry changes have been at the forefront of our success since the very beginning. This has allowed us to become a turn-key contractor, taking care of all phases of construction for our clients.

Our staff remains current on the latest construction management technologies, and field and safety techniques and equipment, and have been the backbone of our company since its founding. Project Managers are required to have field experience before they move into management roles, which allows them to visualize and know from hands-on experience what it takes to successfully build a project as they plan and manage it.

A major advantage J.E. Burton brings to any project is that we can self-perform up to 40% of construction activities. While we understand that highly technical healthcare and hospital environments require specialized subcontractors, there are many other projects that we offer self-perform disciplines that help keep the jobs on schedule and saves the client money. Some of those disciplines include demolition, concrete, carpentry, window and door installation, and furnishing installations.

Though having the capability to self-perform work, J.E. Burton understands the importance of having a strong, qualified subcontractor and supplier base. Over our company’s lifetime we have forged and maintained relationships with some of the finest quality suppliers and subcontractors in the industry. They have proven a vital asset to us and our clients time and again, and we know they have the same dedication to construction excellence and client satisfaction that we do.

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