Balfour Beatty’s El Centro office is a component of Balfour Beatty’s California Buildings operations and joins six regional offices throughout the southern part of the state. The new office leverages the company's 40-year history of delivering educational facilities and public projects throughout the state.
The El Centro office's operations are led by Senior Vice President Tim Berry, a Balfour Beatty veteran with 40 years of industry experience and a track record of success in the delivery of K-12, civic, and federal projects as well as fostering positive relationships with local clients and partners. Alongside Berry, Balfour Beatty Project Executive Mark Schull will also support and oversee local operations. Schull brings more than 22 years of construction experience inclusive of local lease-leaseback, design-build, and construction management projects.
Focused on values that cultivate team synergy and creating local opportunities, the office will utilize its connections with local clients, partners, and subcontractors to further leverage the talents of the Imperial Valley trade contractor community.
“I’m thrilled to work with our team in officially expanding our service offerings into El Centro,” Berry said. “We look forward to serving local municipalities and school districts by delivering vital projects that enrich the Imperial Valley community, as well as partnering with the vast talents of the local trade partners.”
Throughout the years, the company has completed over 28 projects throughout the Imperial Valley including Imperial Unified School District’s (USD) Frank Wright Middle School, Calexico USD’s Cesar Chavez Elementary School, and 25th & Imperial Police Station.
Currently the company’s El Centro operations is working to deliver the new $49.7 million El Centro Police Headquarters, which replaces the existing facility built in the 1950s. The facility features two buildings totaling 44,477 square feet that will allow current employees to receive the best training and working conditions in the area.
Additionally, Balfour Beatty has been awarded Calexico USD’s $59.6 million Calexico High School Measure Q Campus Additions project, a lease-leaseback delivery method which will feature the construction of five new buildings, concrete hardscaping, landscaping, and connection to existing site utilities.