Topping-out Ceremony for Care First Animal Hospital in Raleigh, NC
JMT hosted the topping-out for the new Care First Animal Hospital at Oberlin Road in Raleigh, NC. Over the past week, The Care First Animal Hospital community including staff, clients and friends had the opportunity to sign the beam before the ceremony. We are honored to celebrate this huge milestone and would like to give a big thanks to SteelFab, Inc and Harris Steel Erectors Inc!
J.M. Thompson hires Cade Honeycutt as Assistant Superintendent
Cade Honeycutt has joined our JMT family as an Assistant Superintendent. Cade is from Angier, NC and recently graduated from East Carolina University in their Construction Management program. In his free time, Cade enjoys fishing, hunting, snowboarding, and anything outdoors. He has been working in the construction industry since high school and enjoys all the various aspects that go into a construction project. The biggest reward for Cade is to work on a ground-up construction project and see the impact the finished project has on the community.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Town of Wendell's East Campen Street Parking and Event Space
The Town of Wendell’s East Campen Street Parking and Event Space has officially opened! J.M. Thompson is proud to have partnered with WithersRavenel on this transformative project.
“I am absolutely thrilled with our Campen Row Parking and Event Space,” said Virginia Gray, Mayor of the Town of Wendell. “The entire process was seamless and the attention to detail certainly shows. The outcome has far exceeded my expectations! I’m confident the citizens of Wendell will enjoy their new space.”
Jaclyn Misencik has been promoted to Project Coordinator!
Jaclyn Misencik has been promoted to a project coordinator! As a Project Coordinator, Jaclyn will closely supports our Project Managers and she will keep all aspects of the project organized. Jaclyn loves to root for her New England sports teams, and enjoys going to the beach or reading a good book in her spare time. Congratulations, Jaclyn!
J.M. Thompson has started construction on the new East Campen Street Parking and Event Space for the Town of Wendell
J.M. Thompson (JMT) has started construction on the new East Campen Parking and Event space for the Town of Wendell. JMT and WithersRavenel have partnered on this Design-Build Project and are excited to be a part of downtown Wendell’s transformation.
“I am very excited about the East Campen Parking and Event Space,” said Mayor Virgina Gray, Town of Wendell. “It will serve as a fantastic economic development tool for Wendell and will drive business and citizens into our beautiful downtown. We have so much to offer there. I am thrilled about the opportunities it will bring to our citizens.”
We will be transforming an older part of downtown Wendell into a modern parking and event space for the town to gather. This will serve as a great space for concerts and special events. Some of the features this project includes are: food truck connections, electric car connections, gathering spaces with seating and infrastructure for future underground powerline. “I am very excited to be a part of this transformational project for the Town of Wendell,” said Marty Thompson, Project Manager and Vice President of J.M. Thompson. “The Town of Wendell has undertaken the task of revitalizing the downtown area and I am proud to be a part of the impact this project is going to have on the community.”
J.M. Thompson hires Megan Strickland as Project Coordinator
Megan Strickland has joined our JMT family as a project coordinator. Megan is from San Antonio, TX and graduated from the University of Arkansas where she was recruited to swim for the Razorbacks Swim and Dive team. She will graduate in December with her Masters in Operations Management—with an emphasis in Construction Management—and Project Management Certificate.
Megan’s favorite hobbies include taking her 2.5 year old/ 120 lb. white lab to the dog parks, hiking, and finding new local restaurants to try.
J.M. Thompson Company breaks ground on the new Care First Animal Hospital at Oberlin
J.M. Thompson Company, general contractors since 1921, is excited to announce the groundbreaking for the new Care First Animal Hospital at Oberlin. The existing animal hospital will remain open throughout the construction of the new building which is located at 1309 Annapolis Drive in Raleigh, NC. J.M. Thompson is the construction manager on the project and Quantum Architects is the designer.
This building has been designed to Passive House standards and will be one of the first buildings constructed in North Carolina to this strict energy-saving standard. “The Care First Animal Hospital is a true community leader in many respects”, said Mike Kapp, Passive House Alliance U.S. Mid Atlantic Regional Representation and Certified Passive House Consultant. “They are now global leaders with the first Passive House Animal Hospital in the world. This near net-zero energy building will set the bar to which all other animal hospitals will aspire with respect to occupant comfort, indoor air quality, durability, and energy efficiency.”
The new Care First Animal Hospital will consist of a four-level building, two bottom levels of sheltered parking, one level of a state-of-the-art animal hospital and care facility, and the top level of Class “A” office space. These features include: separate elevators and lobbies from the parking garage to each of the two floors of the building, water therapy, treadmills, surgical suites, exam rooms, a pharmacy and sustainable construction. “It is an honor for us at J. M. Thompson to be able to construct this one-of-a-kind facility for our good friend Dr. Joe Gordon and his wife Debbie”, said John Thompson, Project Executive and President of J.M. Thompson. “This building will be a showplace for not only sustainable construction, but also for other veterinarians to observe a very modern animal hospital.”
“The Care First Animal Hospital team is enthusiastic about the expanded opportunities to serve our patients, clients and community which the new animal hospital will provide,” said Dr. Gordon, Founder and Veterinarian at Care First Animal Hospital, and wife, Debbie Gordon. “The Passive House environment will provide increased comfort and air quality for the animals and people.”
J.M. Thompson's 2020 Summer Internship Program
We are excited to announce we have five interns working with us this summer! John Bryan and Raleigh Bland are seniors at East Carolina University and will be field interns at Trinity Middle School. Jared Hicks is a senior at Appalachian State University working as a Field Intern at CareFirst Animal Hospital. Tanner Hudson is a senior at North Carolina State University working as a PM Intern on Pleasant Park this summer.
Heike Schneider will be working with us this summer as our Graphic Design intern! Heike is a rising senior at North Carolina State University studying Art + Design, Animation and Interactive Media.
J.M. Thompson Begins Construction on Care First Animal Hospital in Raleigh, NC
J.M. Thompson has started construction on the new Care First Animal Hospital in Raleigh, NC. This project will be one of the finest animal hospital buildings in the Southeast upon completion. The facility is being built at the intersection of Oberlin Road and Wade Avenue in Raleigh, NC and will incorporate many special features. It will consist of a four-level building: two bottom levels of sheltered parking, one level of a state-of-the-art animal hospital and care facility, and the top level of Class “A” office space. Some of these features include: separate elevators and lobbies from the parking garage to each of the two floors of the building, water therapy/treadmills/surgical suites/exam rooms/pharmacy/large lobby at the animal hospital, and sustainable construction.
This building has been designed to Passive House standards and will be one of the first buildings constructed in North Carolina to this strict energy-saving standard. “It is an honor for us at J. M. Thompson to be able to construct this one-of-a-kind facility, that cares for animals, for our good friend Dr. Joe Gordon and his wife, Debbie. This building will be a show place for not only sustainable construction, but also for other veterinarians to observe a very modern animal hospital,” said John Thompson, Project Executive and President of J.M. Thompson.
J.M. Thompson Hires Mike Ferguson as VP of Business Development
J.M. Thompson is excited to announce Mike Ferguson as their Vice President of Business Development. With more than 15 years of commercial real estate and commercial construction experience, Mike will focus on building strong relationships with clients throughout the Carolinas. He is engaged in our community through National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. Mike is a graduate of North Carolina State University, and he loves spending time with his wife and two boys playing soccer, golf and surfing.
Trinity Middle School Ground Breaking
We broke ground on Randolph County Schools Trinity Middle School and are excited to begin construction on the approximately 136,000 square foot middle school serving up to 750 students. We are looking forward to teaming with Smith Sinnett Architecture on this project!
Pleasant Park Ground Breaking
We have broken ground at the Town of Apex‘s Pleasant Park! This 92-acre park will include over twenty athletic fields, picnic and concession areas, and Apex’s first water play area enclosed in a 1.3 acre amenity area. We are excited to begin construction on this impactful project!