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In honor of our 100-year anniversary, we recently hosted a Centennial Celebration at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, a beautiful venue built by #JEDunn and the perfect place to celebrate the past, present, and future with some of our Kansas City clients, partners, and employees. Cheers to 100 years! #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories

05/22/2024

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Jeff’s story is about his thirty-year journey at #JEDunn, starting as an estimator and advancing into operations and leadership roles. Now leading JE Dunn’s national healthcare group, Jeff constantly focuses on patient and public safety and giving back to the community by building places that help people heal. #MyJEDunnStory #100Years100Stories #NationalHospitalsWeek

05/17/2024

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James’s story is about safety and his commitment to keeping people safe on and off the job sites. As the National Safety Director at JE Dunn, he always sets a standard of safety for everyone, all the time. Being bilingual, he significantly impacts our employees and partners because of his ability to transition from English […]

05/09/2024

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The success of a 100-year-old company doesn’t happen by chance. A key aspect of #JEDunn’s success and reaching its centennial is the focus on safety and making it more than a policy or procedure but part of the company culture. This week and all year, we recognize the safe behavior of our team members who […]

05/07/2024

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#NationalVolunteerWeek2024 was a huge success, with hundreds of JE Dunn employees volunteering across the country! We are continually amazed by their dedication to serving our communities. #JEDunnGivesBack #BestPeopleRightCulture #InspiredPeople #JEDunn

05/01/2024

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The Kauffman Center for Performing Arts is a stunning theatre, concert hall, and a signature piece in Kansas City’s landscape. As we reflect on significant projects from our 100-year history, the Kauffman Center stands out, as it is one of the most complicated buildings ever built by JE Dunn. We’re excited and proud to host […]

04/25/2024

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In continuation of our centennial giving campaign, “Building a Legacy: A Century of Generosity,” Colorado Youth Outdoors (CYO) was selected by #JEDunn employees to receive a grant of $100,000! Our Denver & Colorado Springs offices have partnered with CYO for several years, continuing that relationship by planting over 800 trees during this year’s National Volunteer […]

04/24/2024

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#JEDunn cares about the community beyond building, and our collaboration with The Sacred Transition shows this care. JE Dunn employee Elizabeth Taylor started the non-profit organization in memory of her late husband, Marcus Taylor, who also worked at JE Dunn and had terminal cancer in 2014. The organization helps and supports people who are affected […]

04/23/2024

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Rick’s story is about a “farm boy” who was given an opportunity and built a successful career at JE Dunn. He began as a carpenter, enjoyed his job, and looked forward to going to work every day. Rick advanced to different roles and retired as a General Superintendent after 31 years. His story embodies the […]

04/22/2024

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The UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies project was the project that permanently put #healthcare on the map for #JEDunn’s Colorado region. Find out how this hospital in Loveland, Colorado, spurred long-lasting relationships and partnerships with some of the region’s best subcontractors. #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories

04/18/2024

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In 1924, John Ernest “Ernie” Dunn launched JE Dunn with a dream of building great projects for his clients. He also passed on some valuable advice to his sons, who joined him in the business. These lessons have shaped our company culture and values, and we’re honored to share them with you today as we […]

04/16/2024

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Celebrating its 10th year, JE Dunn’s annual #HammerDownRace in #Nashville has raised over $1M for the local organization, Our Kids. The partnership with Our Kids, which began with a unanimous vote from #JEDunn employees, has grown over the years, taking on building repairs, assessments, and remodels. Our people have rallied around Our Kids, and our […]

04/11/2024

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Les Payne’s story is about how he is proud to have shaped the Kansas City skyline with the buildings he has constructed during his 25-year career at JE Dunn. His passion and joy for his work have inspired his children, who recognize their dad’s impact on Kansas City. #MyJEDunnStory #100Years100Stories #JEDunn

04/10/2024

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Eighty years ago, John Ernest “Ernie” Dunn Sr., JE Dunn’s founder, made a patriotic commitment that laid the foundation for the community impact that #JEDunn has had for decades and carries on today. #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories

04/04/2024

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JE Dunn is honored to be celebrating the second “Building a Legacy: A Century of Generosity” winner! Introducing Kanbe’s Markets, a local Kansas City organization empowering communities with fresh, affordable food to combat food insecurity and foster resilience. Thanks to more than 3,200 votes by #JEDunn employees, Kanbe’s Markets was selected to be the second […]

03/29/2024

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To celebrate our 100th anniversary and honor iconic structures constructed by JE Dunn in Kansas City, we partnered with muralist Ben Watson to create our Centennial Mural, located near 16th & Broadway in downtown Kansas City. #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories #JEDunn

03/28/2024

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#JEDunn was part of an integrated design process for the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Innovation Center building. The office building produces more clean energy than it uses annually and then some. The intention was to demonstrate how net-zero carbon buildings should be designed, contracted, constructed, and occupied. This is how we #NetZero. #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories #PassiveDesign #Sustainability

03/25/2024

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Across the Great Plains, JE Dunn is transforming and reimagining how to blend innovation and nostalgia into state capitol renovations that honor the past, present, and future. #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories #JEDunn

03/20/2024

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JE Dunn Nashville’s partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Middle Tennessee offers students the opportunity for hands-on experience and behind-the-scenes insights within the construction industry. In turn, we’re helping mold the next generation of the company. It’s a partnership built on trust, compassion, and learning. #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories #JEDunn

03/18/2024

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The highly anticipated CPKC Stadium, the first purpose-built for a women’s professional sports team, is opening tomorrow with Kansas City Current’s home opener. The stadium features pitch-side seats, the Pitch Club, luxurious suites, and a high-tech pitch with heating and cooling. JE Dunn and Monarch Build are proud to have been the construction managers on […]

03/15/2024

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JE Dunn’s 26 office locations nationwide deeply connect our teams to the communities where they live, work, and build. Read more about our commitment to building local connections and relationships. #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories #JEDunn

03/12/2024

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After taking a leap of faith and joining JE Dunn, Melanie rose to a leadership position and helped expand our finance department. As she retires in our 100th year, she celebrates her achievements and those of other women in the construction industry. #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories #JEDunnWIC2024 #Womeninconstruction #WICWeek

03/08/2024

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Cheryl Luther has broken barriers and crushed the glass ceiling, not only at #JEDunn, but across the construction industry as a whole. Read about how she started in the field and became JE Dunn’s first and only female general superintendent. #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories #JEDunnWIC2024 #Womeninconstruction #InspiredPeople

03/07/2024

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Iana’s JE Dunn story is about dedication. For almost two decades now, Iana has been committed to JE Dunn. As our National Aviation Market Leader, she has played a vital role in the growth and success of our aviation market. #JEDunnWIC2024 #Womeninconstruction #WICweek #InspiredPeople #JEDunn

03/07/2024

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At #JEDunn, we celebrate the women who have paved the way for future generations in the construction industry. Their strength, dedication, and innovation have helped to shape the company’s success. hashtag#JEDunnWIC2024 #WICweek #InspiredPeople #JEDunn #WomenInConstructionWeek #100Years100Stories #JEDunnCentennial

03/05/2024

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Normally, when you look at a building, you see what everyone else sees: a façade of wood, brick, metal, and glass. Terry Dunn, the former CEO of JE Dunn, sees something else completely. Leading the company through massive growth during his tenure, Terry’s vision led to success and more. #100Years100Stories #JEDunnCentennial #JEDunn

03/04/2024

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Marcus’s JE Dunn story is about an opportunity that turned into a life-long career. Starting as a JE Dunn intern while in college, Marcus is now an Engineering Services Manager and the National Chair of our BUiLD (Blacks United in Learning and Development) Group. He has played a vital role in helping to promote and […]

03/04/2024

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In Clarksville, Tennessee, JE Dunn and LG Chem are embarking on a historic $3.2 billion dollar project to construct the largest cathode manufacturing plant in the U.S., promising economic prosperity and hundreds of new jobs. The plant is about more than innovation and ambition; it’s about lives changed, careers built, and a community embracing a […]

02/26/2024

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At JE Dunn, we’re Building the Future through our K-12 construction education initiative, a testament to our commitment to serving the communities where we work, live, and build. Through this program, our employees volunteer their time to visit schools and educate students about careers in construction. #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories #JEDunn

02/22/2024

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JE Dunn is celebrating our legacy of giving back through a Centennial giving campaign, “Building a Legacy: A Century of Generosity.” The Nashville office proudly nominated Our Kids Center, a local nonprofit that provides expert medical evaluations and crisis counseling in response to concerns of child sexual abuse. Thanks to more than 3,200 votes by […]

02/19/2024

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Derek Wenger’s story is one of growth. He began his career at JE Dunn in 2004, starting as an intern. Twenty years later he is part of our Advanced Facilities Group and has been instrumental in using technology to change the way we build. #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories #MyJEDunnStory

02/16/2024

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What started as a one-man effort to support the American Heart Association has morphed into a companywide initiative with thousands of supporters contributing annually in a variety of ways to a growing number of organizations. #JEDunnHasHeart is more than a run; it’s a movement to give back, which is the very foundation and ❤️ of […]

02/14/2024

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“The centennial is more than just a celebration of how far the business has come. It’s a time to reflect and recommit to supporting the company’s most important asset: its people.” Tim Dunn. Check out our centennial feature in the Kansas City Business Journal! #100Years100Stories #JEDunnCentennial #JEDunn

02/14/2024

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Bill Dunn, Sr. Always gave 110% and did what he said he was going to do. That heartfelt way of working is the foundational value that still exists today. #100Years100Stories #JEDunnCentennial #JEDunn

02/13/2024

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America’s 26th president will finally have a library in his honor. #JEDunn is building the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in Medora, a small town in North Dakota with a population of less than 150 residents. What about this location in the Badlands was significant? #100Years100Stories #JEDunnBuilt #PresidentialLibrary #TeddyRoosevelt #JEDunnCentennial

02/09/2024

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There are many facets to #JEDunn beyond what many people might think about a construction company, such as Aptitude: Intelligent Integration, JE Dunn’s technology integration partner which provides connectivity planning for smart buildings. Click to learn more about the sub-brand. #100Years100Stories #JEDunnCentennial

02/08/2024

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Gordon Lansford’s JE Dunn story is one of commitment to a company he has been with for 28 years and calls his second family. In honoring the value of relationships, he has ensured JE Dunn builds authentic partnerships with clients, trade partners, and most importantly employees. #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories #JEDunn

02/07/2024

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“The Columbus Fieldhouse is an incredible facility, built by an incredible team! One of my most rewarding projects we’ve built in my career at JE Dunn. A project I wish never ended. Over half this project’s cost stayed within the community, was built by local trade partners, and regenerated revenue back into Columbus and Platte […]

02/05/2024

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The University Health Women’s & Children’s Hospital opened its doors at the end of 2023, bringing a new level of healthcare to San Antonio and greater South Texas. Projects like these demonstrate our commitment to building places that lift communities and the lives of the people they serve. @JoerisGeneralContractorsLLC #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories #JEDunn

01/31/2024

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Kisha Bausby’s JE Dunn story is one of passion and commitment to an industry she started learning at the age of 16. As a JE Dunn high school intern, she developed a love for construction that has stood the test of time, and 29 years later, Kisha is part of our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion […]

01/30/2024

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Tim Dunn’s story is one of dedication and commitment to a family legacy that he has upheld throughout his career at #JEDunn. By carrying out the promise and vision of his grandfather, father, and uncles, he has ensured that doing the right thing remains a fundamental part of the business. His journey is a shining […]

01/25/2024

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Perseverance and integrity have always been the legacy of JE Dunn. These values were at the forefront in 1970 when JE Dunn undertook a monumental project that would leave a lasting impact on the landscape of Kansas City for years to come. #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories #JEDunn

01/24/2024

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We’ve known Kansas City is special for 100 years and counting. Now, one of the country’s largest media outlets has shined a spotlight on our hometown—and, in the process, featured two projects we proudly helped create. Check out The New York Times’ 52 Places to Go in 2024 to see our work in action! #JEDunnCentennial […]

01/23/2024

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JE Dunn has climbed to new heights with the construction of the #SixthandGuadalupe tower, which has been four years in the making. The amenity-rich mixed-use development is the tallest high rise in Austin, Texas, and required JE Dunn to elevate how we build vertically. #100Years100Stories #Austin #JEDunnCentennial #DowntownAustin #JEDunn

01/19/2024

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From the time #JEDunn was founded 100 years ago, the company has been donating significantly to philanthropic organizations. This year, through a national Centennial initiative, our employees will select 10 worthy organizations to receive a $100,000 gift to empower and inspire their work. #100Years100Stories #JEDunnCentennial #JEDunn

01/16/2024

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John Ernest Dunn had a simple philosophy: treat others right. Part of that mindset was a true giving spirit that Ernie instilled in everything he touched, including #JEDunnConstruction. His heart was one of philanthropy, and his legacy has lived on. #JEDunnCentennial #100Years100Stories #CorporateGiving #JEDunn

01/12/2024

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JE Dunn President and CEO Gordon Lansford’s leadership philosophy is simple: “If we have the best people and take care of them and their families, everything else will work out well.” During his tenure at JE Dunn, Lansford helped implement the Employee Stock Ownership Program, furthering the company’s commitment to sharing successes with all employees. […]

01/11/2024

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Every employee has a story. As we kick off a yearlong campaign of sharing 100 stories of JE Dunn, we begin with our employees – past and present – sharing their JE Dunn story and how our founder, people, and culture have impacted their lives. Join us this year as we celebrate our Centennial and […]

01/09/2024

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1924 is the year JE Dunn began its 100-year legacy, so it seems fitting to recognize this significant year with a vintage-style hat. In honor of our Centennial, we are gifting every member of the JE Dunn team a commemorative hat. A big thank you to Sandlot Goods for bringing these hats to life – […]

01/08/2024

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Embarking on this new year is a significant moment as we celebrate 100 years of JE Dunn. Join us throughout 2024 as we celebrate our 100 years by sharing 100 stories, reflecting on the legacy of our founder, sharing gratitude for the employees, clients, and partners that have contributed to our success, and looking toward […]

01/01/2024