February 8, 2023 Announcement | Employees

BEAR Construction Announces Employee Promotions

As part of BEAR’s ongoing Employee Development program, we are very pleased to announce several promotions effective immediately.
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January 25, 2023 Culture

Bidding & Procurement Process Workshop at HACIA

In conjunction with HACIA, BEAR Construction and HILCO Redevelopment Partners discussed the prequalification requirements used to select trade partners at a Bidding & Procurement Process Workshop. BEAR also reviewed the bidding, estimating and trade procurement processes.
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December 28, 2022 Announcement | Media

BEAR is a “Midwest Real Estate News Best of the Best” Top Construction Company for 2022

BEAR was ranked #41 in the "Midwest Real Estate News Best of the Best" Top Construction Company for 2022
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November 30, 2022 Announcement | Projects

Topping Out at Boys & Girls Club of Chicago

Milestone achieved! Yesterday, BEAR celebrated the "topping out" of the Rusu-McCartin Boys & Girls Club project in West Garfield Park, which will be the first newly-built Boys & Girls Club in a generation in Chicago.
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November 28, 2022 Announcement | Culture

Jim Wienold Added to Board of Governors for Chicago Area Metropolitan Boys & Girls Club

BEAR Construction is proud to announce that our President, Jim Wienold, has recently been appointed to the Board of Governors for a Chicago area metropolitan Boys & Girls Club.
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November 21, 2022 Culture

2022 GOA Regional Business Association Annual Fundraiser Lip Sync Battle

On November 17th, "The Shania Girls" participated in the 2022 GOA Regional Business Association Annual Fundraiser Lip Sync Battle. The event allows local business members to compete for the belt! Performers lip sync to their song of choice in front of an audience and panel of judges. The Shania Girls were composed of Alicia Gabriel and Paola Sprenzel of BEAR Construction, Laura Bulat of Capital One, Anne Kiwala of Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA) and Paola Ferrario of Region Nine Development Commission.
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November 17, 2022 Media


Bear Construction Company has been dealing with the rising costs of materials over the last two years, Executive Vice President Scott Kurinsky said. “A lot of it was pandemic related, and now it’s turned more into inflationary pressure,” Kurinsky said.
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November 15, 2022 Culture | Employees

Female Strong Camp 2022 at BEAR

On Saturday November 12, 2022, BEAR Construction Company in partnership with Female Strong, hosted its first one-day Female Strong Camp, which empowers and develops the next generation of women leaders. The Camp offered 20 girls (between the ages of 8-12) a chance to engage with inspirational female leaders, brainstorm business ideas, set goals, create vision boards, and spend time with peers reflecting on themselves, their passions, and their confidence journeys!
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