Our Services

Since our founding in 1921, building construction has been at the core of everything we do. Through thousands of projects, we have developed expertise in a complete range of services to consistently exceed our clients’ needs.

Construction Management

  • Planning estimates & project schedules
  • Pre-construction services
  • Budget management
  • Pre-qualification of subcontractors/suppliers & contract customization
  • Bid process management
    engage MBE/WBE/DBE/VBE vendors
  • Subcontractor & supplier contract administration
  • Environmental planning
  • Safety planning & administration
  • Financial reporting
  • Permits & approvals
  • Cost control
  • Schedule management
  • Quality control
  • Commissioning
  • Security

General Contracting

  • Competitive bid
  • Lump sum contracts
  • Commitment to cost & schedule
  • Ability to self-perform

Program Management

  • Master planning support
  • Capital needs study support
  • Design team selection assistance
  • Management of FF&E & client technologies
  • Auction support, charitable disposition, salvage & recycling
  • Abatement & demolition planning
  • Portfolio status reporting
  • Final site restoration


  • Construction of multiple geo-thermal, solar PV, green roof systems & high-performance building envelopes
  • Diversion & recycling of acoustical ceiling tile, which we pioneered in Connecticut
  • Leading in USGBC sustainable construction practices & LEED certified projects at the highest levels
  • BBE employees were part of select nationwide group to develop LEED Fellow Credentials & Recognition program (the only company with two representatives)
  • Construction of numerous lab facilities designed to address both sustainable construction & contemporary standards that meet  I2SL standards


  • Web-based project management system
  • Leading-edge communication tools for our clients, design teams, subcontractors & field staff to communicate effectively
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM) & Virtual Design & Construction (VDC)
  • Live camera project viewing

As a standard, BBE provides:

  • Recycling
  • Salvage value capture 
  • Waste stream diversion
  • Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) measures
  • Resource management & reporting
  • Pursuit of utility company incentives & rebates
  • USGBC and WELL Building Systems Administration
    • Sourcing compliance & reporting
    • National participation with USGBC
    • Post-occupancy reviews
  • Energy Star Program support