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5-18-2020

Message from Sweetwater President: Re-start of Construction To Team Sweetwater, regarding start of all construction, from Ron Witt, President & CEO: As we begin the transition of various businesses reopening, I continue to be impressed with the dynamic abilities of our great company. Each and every one of you has risen to the challenge and […]

12-19-2019

ABC-NJ 2019 Excellence in Construction Awards Once again, Sweetwater has been recognized by the Associated Builders & Contractors of New Jersey for quality in merit shop construction. The organization distinguishes projects that are distinguishable for features, complexities, innovations and cost-effectiveness based on expertise. “Best of the Best” (Eagle Award) for an Institutional project went to […]

7-1-19

The ENR New York Top Contractors list, published annually, has Sweetwater Construction Corp. at No. 44 (55 companies reporting) for general contractors, both publicly and privately held, based on a 2018 calendar year construction contracting-specific revenue of $75.91 million. This figure is for work contracted in New York and New Jersey. As a Construction Manager […]

2-5-19

Sweetwater Completes 1st of a Series of Self-Storage Facilities – The 3-story, 104,000 square-foot ExtraSpace Storage facility in Millburn, NJ was unveiled in December. The new structure, owned by The Hampshire Cos., was constructed on a concrete foundation and mat slab, with conventional steel grid. The exterior is an insulated metal panel system. It contains […]

12-20-18

Four 2018 ABC Excellence in Construction Awards for Sweetwater – This Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) event, held annually at The Borgata in Atlantic City, brings together general contractors and subcontractors to celebrate Merit Shop construction in New Jersey. ABC believes in free enterprise, open competition, and fair play for construction employers and employees. They […]

8-30-18

Growing to Learn at Trinity Hall – Our Latest Email Blast https://conta.cc/2JyflCN In 2017, as part of the Fort Monmouth Reuse and Redevelopment Plan, and Trinity Hall’s master plan, Sweetwater turned an existing 20,000 square-foot structure into an all-girls college preparatory high school. The renovation created bright classrooms, state-of-the-art science labs, student common areas and […]

8-7-18

Sweetwater Continues to Ride Multifamily Wave – According to Dodge Report, for the first half of 2018 NY Metro Commercial and Multifamily Construction is #1 in US, and multifamily housing, in particular, is up 22% from 2017. Sweetwater is presently engaged in the construction of 470 units in 3 locations around New Jersey. With another […]

3-28-18

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Releases 2018 Safety Performance Report The ABC report is created from data submitted by participants in the 2017 Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) which uses OSHA 300A figures and self-assessment of leading indicator safe practices. That data is processed with specific U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) information to produce […]

3-21-18

Sweetwater Has Right Ingredients for Technology Client Renovation. Sweetwater’s expertise in laboratory and technology construction aided in the successful relocation renovation for Phoenix Chemical, a chemical technology company that develops products for the cosmetic, personal care and OTC pharmaceutical industries. 14,300 square feet of space resulted in offices, warehouse and process areas (organic synthesis lab, […]

2-19-18

The Cobalt Wins Somerset County Land Development and Planning Award! In step with Somerville’s commitment to revitalization and redevelopment as a Transit Village, Sweewater Construction built this new 4-story, 175,000 square-foot multi-family development for Weiss Properties. The building contains studio, one and two-bedroom apartments in a downtown section that was vacant for 20 years. An […]