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Pepper brings a familiar Halloween face to CANstruction

和儿发了关系怀孕了Pepper Construction worked with our partners at this year's Canstruction to create Jack Skellington from "The Nightmare Before Christmas" entirely out of canned food.

October 15, 2019

Honoring a heritage and celebrating the future

Typically we have Topping Out ceremonies on our projects, but recently on the St. Rita Square project, we celebrated the placement of Archangel Gabriel with the Italian-American community.

October 10, 2019

Pepper says "Prost!" to another Oktoberfest in Chicago

Pepper Construction once again assembled an Oktoberfest biergarten in our downtown Chicago parking lot and welcomed more than 400 clients, partners, employees and guests for traditional German fun and festivities.

October 3, 2019
About Pepper

Building a collaborative model

和儿发了关系怀孕了Designers and contractors use some of the same tools in different ways. What would happen if we took a collaborative charette-based approach to build one model together?

September 26, 2019
Preconstruction, Virtual construction & technology

Evolving construction quality one innovation at a time

Each year, Pepper people share their lessons learned and innovative ideas they've applied on projects to improve quality. Enthusiasm around the annual Quality Concept of the Year has grown as our teams find ways to work better and smarter.

September 24, 2019
Quality, Virtual construction & technology, Lean Construction

A picture worth thousands

和儿发了关系怀孕了A couple years ago, a young Millennial threw out a challenge that changed the way we approach estimating today. Learn why we have embraced model-based?estimating and how it's?transforming our work.

September 3, 2019
Preconstruction, Virtual construction & technology

Enhancing onboarding to connect tradespeople to their projects

Project-specific orientations gives tradespeople a wider view and sense of purpose on the jobsite.

August 22, 2019

Thinking big on a smaller project

和儿发了关系怀孕了Sometimes smaller projects offer big opportunities to try something different. We recently completed a new medical office building that allowed us to explore Lean processes as well as new tools and technologies - for less than $10 million.

August 21, 2019
Healthcare, Lean Construction, Trade partnerships

The science of building codes and climate zones

Did you know the climate zone map changed? Though subtle, the meaning is significant. Construction activities and building performance are impacted by our climate. Learn how.

August 15, 2019
High performance & sustainability, Quality

Enhancing teamwork and helping the environment, one picnic at a time

Pepper took tips from when planning our biennial employee picnic at our campus in Barrington, Illinois. We replaced plastic table covers with reusable cloth, increased the number of recycle bins and added vegetarian options to the traditional picnic fare.

August 14, 2019

Engaging K-12 students using augmented reality

和儿发了关系怀孕了How do you get students excited for their future school while it's still under construction? Pepper used augmented reality to offer sneak peeks and engage the end users on a recent K-12 project.

August 13, 2019
Virtual construction & technology, Education

The work that leads to volunteer day

Have you ever wondered what goes into a volunteer community revitalization event? Read about what we've been doing in preparation for Ross Park and Bellevue Vets Park volunteer days.

August 6, 2019
Community involvement