Nicholson Construction Expands Midwestern Presence with Chicago Office

Feb. 2, 2015

Pittsburgh ““ January 16, 2015 ““ Nicholson Construction will begin 2015 with the opening of a new office in Chicago.

This location will be an expansion of Nicholson’s Kalamazoo, Michigan office, which serves customers throughout the Midwestern portion of the country.

Aaron Evans, current Business Development Manager for Nicholson’s Midatlantic Region, will lead the company’s efforts as the Chicago Area Manager. Evans has been with Nicholson for the past nine years and has successfully led or been part of some of the company’s largest projects, including Second Avenue Subway in New York City and McCook Reservoir in Willow Springs, Illinois. He has extensive experience in both the business development and operational aspects of geotechnical construction, particularly in urban environments. Evans holds a Master’s and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, both from Purdue University.

“Aaron has been very successful most recently as part of the Midatlantic Region and previously as a Project Manager in our Special Projects Group, which handles the company’s largest and most complicated projects,” said Dan Thome, Regional Manager. “He has been involved in some of Nicholson’s most high-profile and successful diaphragm wall projects, micropiles and grouting, and we are happy to have him join us as part of our professional staff in the Midwest,” said Dan Thome, Regional Manager.

Nicholson’s Chicago office will be located at 8770 W Bryn Mawr, Suite 1300.

“The Chicago office will help us to provide better, more efficient service for our existing clients and additional visibility for our potential clients,” said Steve Scherer, President, Nicholson Construction. “As a Chicago native, I’m looking forward to building strong relationships in the local construction and geotechnical engineering community.”

To learn more about Nicholson’s services, contact Aaron at [email protected] or at (312) 585-7445.

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About Nicholson Construction Company: Nicholson is a versatile geotechnical contractor specializing in deep foundations, earth retention and ground treatment. As the North American subsidiary of Soletanche Bachy, one of the world’s leading geotechnical contractors, we are part of a global network of geotechnical resources and expertise. We work in a wide range of industries and environments, from power plants and dams, to bridges and skyscrapers. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Nicholson has offices around the country to address each region’s unique geotechnical construction needs.