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The McShane Companies Celebrates 30 Years as a Construction Services and Real Estate Development Provider

July 21, 2014

James A. McShane, P.E., Chief Executive Officer of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce that the organization celebrates its 30th year anniversary in July 2014 of delivering comprehensive construction and real estate development services. Founded by McShane in 1984, the firm has grown from a single-office construction operation in suburban Chicago into a national multi-office organization with locations in Auburn, Alabama; Austin, Dallas and Houston, Texas; Irvine, California; and Phoenix, Arizona. The McShane Companies is now comprised of McShane Construction Company, Cadence McShane Construction Company, Conor Commercial Real Estate and McShane Development Company.

The McShane organization’s success is anchored upon its dedication to the core commercial markets of industrial and office while evolving into growing sectors such as multi-family and healthcare. The firm continues to enjoy a solid base of market diversity, geographical expansion and numerous successes on behalf of highly-respected clients and partnerships.

Rosemont, Illinois-based McShane Construction Company and Texas-based Cadence McShane Construction Company are the organization’s integrated full-service construction firms providing comprehensive design/build, design-assist, general construction and construction management services on a national basis. The family of companies also includes two real estate development firms including McShane Development Company and most recently, Conor Commercial Real Estate, a ‘next generation’ real estate development company exemplifying McShane’s commitment to continually address the changing needs of the economic market.

“I am honored and humbled to celebrate three decades of leadership at The McShane Companies,” remarked McShane. “Over the course of the last 30 years, we have experienced good economic cycles and those more challenging, yet we have not lost sight of the fundamental practices of integrity, honesty and dependability that form the foundation of our organization. I would like thank our highly-skilled and dedicated employees, industry associates and most importantly, our clients and partners, for making this milestone possible.”

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