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York County History Center Progresses

November 4, 2022 – Concrete has been poured, studs and drywall are ongoing for the back offices, spiral ductwork is being installed, and the elevator shaft is soon ready to begin.  Clear progress adds to the excitement as work continues on this important transformational project.

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Stewart & Tate Supports Drive “Fore” Health Golf Outing

Stewart & Tate was proud to support the Sweet 16th Drive “Fore” Health Golf Outing at the Lancaster Country Club on Monday. This event benefits the Byrnes Health Education Center and its mission to educate and inspire people of all ages to make healthy choices.

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Principio Asphalt Plant is Now Open for Business!

Principio Asphalt is excited to announce its new asphalt plant in Cecil County, MD, is operational and now open for business.  The plant is running smoothly, and quality asphalt is now available… and the customer service team is ready to handle your orders. Please reach out today to discuss your needs and obtain pricing.  Sales:…

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York Building Products Supports Perryville High School Baseball

Perryville High School held their 4th annual golf tournament to benefit the high school’s baseball program. York Building Products was the Overall Sponsor for the event. A total of 62 golfers supported the event and everyone had a great day. Perryville High School was able to raise enough money for the upcoming school year. We…

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York Building Products Continues Its Support of Masonry Contractors

As a dedicated member of the Masonry Contractor’s Association of Central Pennsylvania (MCACP) since 1959, York Building Products (YBP) sponsored MCACP’s annual seminar– held at Peoples Bank Park Stadium in York. Attended by over 40 people, the seminar featured a wide range of masonry topics presented by four speakers. YBP Architectural Representative, Jack Kennedy, presented…

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Progress at Principio Stone Plant

A photo of the primary crusher being installed at York Building Products’ Principio Stone plant at Belvedere. We’re making good progress getting this last leg of the plant installation completed. Thanks to our hard-working team…especially in chilly, misty weather!

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Chloe Johns: 2022 Winner of the Richard D. Poole Scholarship

Congratulations to Chloe Johns, the 2022 winner of the Richard D. Poole Scholarship! This $1,000 scholarship is given by Stewart & Tate in honor of Rick Poole, the founder of Poole Construction, which is now Stewart & Tate Construction’s Building Group. The recipient of the annual scholarship is chosen through an essay contest by a…

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Sheppard Pratt Behavioral Health Hospital Wins 2022 WaveMaker Award

Each year Urban Land Institute (ULI) Baltimore recognizes both construction as well as design and development projects having a significant impact upon the metropolitan Baltimore area – landmark changes in the environment as a whole.  The 2022 awards honored eight such projects, a very select group chosen from all of the development and construction throughout…

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Work Continues at the Cylburn Arboretum

Lewis Contractors is stabilizing and renovating the historic two-story stone carriage house, originally constructed circa 1870. A new 4,300 square foot barn-like addition is being added adjacent to the historic structure.  You can see the rooms emerge, where the partition walls are going up.

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York Building Products Presents 4-Year Donation Commitment to Cecil County School of Technology

The Cecil County School of Technology (CCST) provides trade instruction for many disciplines, and York Building Products (YBP) has been supporting CCST for more than 18 years. YBP teams toured the facility about 3 years ago and were very impressed–especially with their welding, electrical, diesel mechanic and industrial maintenance programs—disciplines especially important to our operations.…

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Lewis Contractors Breaks Ground for Maryland School for the Blind’s Cottages on the Hill

On October 11, 2022, Lewis Contractors broke ground for their eighth major project on the campus of Maryland School for the Blind.  These two new residential cottages will provide the latest innovations in education and residential care for visually impaired students–some of whom are also challenged by other disabilities–as they continue their education, learning the…

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Stewart & Tate Supports LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Golf Outing

Stewart & Tate was proud to support the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Golf Outing on Friday, October 14, 2022. This event raised over $75,000 to support local cancer survivors.

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Union Quarries Holds “Touch-a-Truck” Event

Union Quarries held a Touch-A-Truck event at Bethel Preschool and Daycare in Carlisle on Friday, Oct 14. Touch-A-Truck events are designed to allow kids to get up-close to different types of large vocational equipment (e.g., fire trucks, ambulances, dump trucks, etc.). At this event, each group of kids would stop by our mixer trucks and…

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Governor Hogan Breaks Ground On New I-95/Belvidere Interchange In Cecil County

On Saturday, October 15, 2022, Governor Hogan broke ground on a new I-95/Belvidere Interchange In Cecil County, MD. A much-needed addition to foster safety and growth for the Cecil County region, this new interchange at Belvidere Road and I-95 will be constructed next to York Building Products’ Belvedere Sand & Gravel facility. The project is…

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Regent Cabinet Solutions Warehouse Nearly Complete

Stewart & Tate Construction is finishing up the final details on this 96,844 SF warehouse facility for NJ-based Regent Cabinet Solutions. Located in the Principio Business Park in Cecil County, MD, construction on the project started in fall of 2021.

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Kiwanis Lake Rehabilitation Project Ribbon Cutting

York City’s Kiwanis Lake is one of the most prominent water features in our community. The Rotary Club of York identified this landmark to be its “focus project” to repair and restore the lake– as well as to add new “Smart Lake Technology.” Unfortunately, the lake had suffered in recent decades due to changes in…

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York Building Products and Union Quarries Join Forces for United Way Fundraiser

Union Quarries has been a part of the YBP family for only a few weeks, but we’ve wasted no time getting our teams together to help a local charity. Union Quarries was a lane sponsor at the United Way of Carlisle and Cumberland County “Bowl for the Goal” Fundraiser at Midway Bowl in Carlisle, where…

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Massive Retaining Wall Project in York, PA

The new Park 83 Logistics Center project will have five retaining walls supporting the parcel; 4 walls constructed of Keystone Compac III blocks (typical 12” deep unit) and 1 wall constructed of Keystone Standard III blocks (larger 18” deep unit). The project is still under construction, and when completed, a total of 32,412 SF of…

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More Growth at Principio Business Park

Located along the I-95 and Rt. 40 corridors in Cecil County, MD, Principio Business Park provides easy access to the major metropolitan regions of Philadelphia, Baltimore and Wilmington. Among the 1,600+ acre park’s current tenants are market leaders such as Amazon, Lidl, KeHE, Medline, Smithfield Hams, TruAire, and others. Stewart Properties recently broke ground on…

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NPS Funds Window Restoration at Historic Brice House

Here is an interesting article about the ongoing renovation work at the Brice House, where teams from Lewis Contractors have been engaged for over 5 years in bringing this beauty back to life.

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Notre Dame of Maryland University celebrates Knott Science Center Renovation

One cannot host a typical ground breaking ceremony for an interior renovation project such as the one Lewis Contractors is completing at Notre Dame of Maryland University.  That said, you can ceremoniously knock over a wall just as is being done inside the building.  Take a look at the celebration held on September 8th for this…

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Beth Tfiloh Congregation Sanctuary Skylight Installation Completed

The transformational installation of a new skylight in the sanctuary of Beth Tfiloh Congregation was recently completed.  The original skylight, installed when the building was constructed, had leaked and was roofed over to prevent damage to the building and inconvenience to the congregants during services.  At the direction of Rabbi Wahlberg, Lewis Contractors was called…

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York Building Products Purchases Union Quarries

We are pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Union Quarries, a Carlisle, PA-based manufacturer of crushed stone, asphalt and ready-mix concrete products. “This exciting acquisition will allow both operations to provide a greater level of product offering for our respective customers, increase our level of customer service, and help us jointly reach a broader…

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York County History Center Groundbreaking

Lewis Contractors is proud to have Stewart & Tate Construction as one of our trade partners on this transformative project for the York County History Center.

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Baltimore Country Club at Five Farms Renovation Nears Completion

Lewis Contractors and its trade partners have been aggressively passing construction milestones for the Baltimore Country Club project throughout the summer, as the final elements are put into place.  Interior and exterior renovations have been underway since last fall, with only limited member access throughout the project.  Members, guests and the Lewis team are excited…

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Stewart & Tate Wins TWO 2022 Reader Ranking Awards from Central Penn Business Journal

When the final results were tallied, Stewart & Tate received two Favorite Contractor awards in the 2022 Central Penn Business Journal’s Reader Rankings poll – favorite General Contractor and favorite Excavation Contractor – a rare occurrence for a single firm The Central Pennsylvania area is known for its thriving commercial contracting community and its expertise…

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Safety Inspection at York Building Products’ Belvedere Sand & Gravel

MSHA (Mine Safety & Health Administration) recently held a full plant inspection at York Building Products’ Belvedere sand & gravel facility in Port Deposit, MD. They found zero citations during the inspection. The team did an incredible job keeping the workplace safe, with lots of hard work! Congratulations to the Belvedere crew! In appreciation of…

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Renovations to Classrooms and Corridors Completed Ahead of Schedule at York Catholic Middle School

After serving as general contractor for three (3) previous renovation and construction projects at the high school, Stewart & Tate Construction was once again contracted by York Catholic to renovate classrooms and corridors at the middle school. Renovations included demolition and installation of new drywall finishes in the classrooms and corridors. New lockers were installed.…

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Upperco Volunteer Fire Company

As we near the finish line at the Upperco Volunteer Fire Company in Upperco, MD, the team at Lewis Contractors is laser-focused on wrapping up another successful project and beautiful space for our clients.

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EarthCEM Slag Cement Used on I-95 Project in Wilmington, DE

York Building Products’ EarthCEM Slag Cement was used on an I-95 project in Wilmington, DE, in the ready-mix produced and supplied by Heritage Concrete. EarthCEM has been approved for DelDOT projects and has been utilized in various jobs throughout the state. EarthCEM has performance enhancements allowing producers to reduce their environmental footprint of concrete, while…

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Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch Blue Springs Egg Farm Update

Many of the structures are now under roof, and driveway entrances are paved at this Stewart & Tate project. When complete, this facility will have beautiful views of Cove Mountain, just outside of Mercersburg, PA.

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Gemstone and Split Face Masonry Units Featured on New Elementary School

Construction has recently been completed on the new Cherokee Lane Elementary School in Hyattsville, MD. The new school replaces the original school built in 1962, which was approaching the end of its useful life. This new 95,827 SF facility will also help alleviate capacity issues in the district. York Building Products masonry products were specified…

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Phase II of the Logos Academy Campus Epansion Project Is Under Way

Phase II of the Logos Academy campus expansion project in York, PA, is under way by Stewart & Tate. Steel erection of the metal building began last week. When complete, this additional space will house a gymnasium and other common spaces for the private K-12 school.

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Apple Outdoor Has Become Lamar Advertising

As of July 15, 2022, Apple Outdoor has become Lamar Advertising.  If you have any questions regarding advertising needs or your existing contracts, please contact the Lamar York Office: 717.252.1528 www.lamar.com/york

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Cecil Plant Renovations

York Building Products’ new telescoping stacker “Thor” will be the largest they have ever installed. They are also adding larger dewatering screws and conveyors to increase efficiencies of the plant. These renovations/expansions at the Cecil sand & gravel plant will help insure smooth service for customers in the years ahead.

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Principio Asphalt Plant Update

Everything is on-track for York Building Products’ early fall launch of the new Principio Asphalt business at 1079 Belvidere Road, North East, MD. The silos just went up several days ago. Kudos to the teams for working through supply chain disruptions to help keep this project on schedule. This new 400 ton-per-hour plant will feature several state-of-the-art…

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Stone Processing Plant at York Building Products’ Belvedere Facility

The new stone processing plant for our Belvedere facility’s hard rock quarry is coming together. While plant construction is in-process, our quarry teams are hard at work blasting and excavating the new stone to eventually be processed at the plant. Soon, crushed stone, sand and gravel will all be available at Belvedere for our customers’…

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Progress on Warehouse in Principio Business Park

Stewart & Tate teams working on a new warehouse in Cecil County, MD, are making great progress. Located in the Principio Business Park along Rt. 40, the exterior envelope of the structure is nearly complete.

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New Website Launches

York Materials Group is pleased to announce its new website just launched.  With improved navigation, new communication options, and more photography, the new site should better meet your asphalt needs. Please stop by https://www.yorkmaterialsgroup.com/ today and check it out.

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New Dredge Operational at Eastern Shore Sand & Gravel

A big thank you to the team of employees who helped get the new dredge operational at the York Building Products Eastern Shore sand & gravel plant. It was an effort not only from our Eastern Shore plant personnel, but also from our other plants. We are proud of you all, and appreciate your hard…

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Lewis Breaks Ground for CCBC Essex Campus Health and Wellness Center Renovations and Addition

Lewis Contractors has begun work on the Community College of Baltimore County’s newest improvement project. The CCBC Essex Wellness and Athletics Center will be significantly renovated and expanded to: add a fitness center for use by students, faculty and community members; create two large dance studios; create additional support space for the College’s growing athletic…

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Stewart & Tate Industrial Raises Storage Silo

A very challenging but successful silo erection project was just completed by the Industrial Division of Stewart & Tate led by project foreman Evan Hart. Prior to the silo being shipped, our team prepared the anchoring system of epoxy bolts in the foundation. This project involved considerable pre-planning due to it being a “critical” lift–…

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Lewis Breaks Ground for the Long Awaited Renovations and Addition for Church of the Resurrection Ellicott City

Parishioners of Church of the Resurrection in Ellicott City had much to celebrate when Archbishop William E. Lori joined the Howard County faith community for a special Mass June 4. Following the liturgy, Archbishop Lori symbolically broke ground on a major renovation of the church. He also blessed the parish’s recently completed rosary garden and…

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Progress Continues at Bioenergy Devco Anaerobic Digestion Facility

Progress by Stewart & Tate Construction continues at the Bioenergy Devco anaerobic digestion facility project in Jessup, MD. What a transformation to the site after months of hard work! Video

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Restored Roland Water Tower Falcon Nesting Box is Home to Two New Inhabitants

When Lewis Contractors was engaged to restore the Roland Water Tower, among the many improvements was the restoration of the historic belvedere which is one of the most intricate portions of the iconic building. Prior to its restoration, the belvedere had become home to a pair of peregrine falcons, so work to this portion of…

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Lewis Contractors Returns to Historic Maynard Burgess House

Lewis Contractors is returning to the historic Maynard Burgess house for the second time, this time to restore the interior of the structure. Having completely restored the wood siding and porch entry a few years ago, Lewis has called upon by the City of Annapolis once again to complete interior renovations to the two rooms…

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Progress on the Principio Asphalt Plant

The footers are set and construction continues on a new asphalt plant at our Belvedere facility in North East, MD. Scheduled to come online this fall, this new asphalt business – “Principio Asphalt” – is a joint venture between Wilmington, DE-based Diamond Materials, Baltimore, MD-based P. Flanigan & Sons, Inc., and York Building Products. Follow…

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Lewis Contractors Begins Phase One Work to Preserve New Windsor’s Landmark Dielman Inn

May 26, 2022 – It was five years ago at a Preservation Maryland event when the historic Dielman Inn at Main and High Streets in New Windsor caught the eye of Lewis Contractors.  Restoration and preservation of the landmark building, noted as one of the association’s “Six to Fix” endangered historic structures, represented exactly the…

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Construction of Hard Rock Quarry Crusher Plant

Work is progressing nicely on the new hard rock quarry crusher plant at the York Building Products Belvedere facility in North East, MD. Thanks to our hard-working teams for putting in long hours to make this happen!

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Lewis Contractors Receives Award of Construction Excellence

On May 19, 2022 in an official ceremony, the Carroll County Commissioners celebrated the 2022 Award of Construction Excellence recently given to Lewis Contractors for their work in transforming the previously un-used lower level of the Westminster Library into Exploration Commons – a landmark change to libraries as they are usually known. Read more here.

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Upperco Volunteer Fire Company

Lewis Contractors continues progress on the Upperco Volunteer Fire Company project. Stonework is being laid on the east wall.

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York Building Products Donates to Local Elementary School

York Building Products recently donated ¾” stone for a new outdoor classroom area for Bay View Elementary in North East, MD. The school needed to fill a 17′ x 24′ area with about 6 inches of our stone.We also donated some larger cobbles that the students could paint to help decorate the area. The kids…

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ICSC RECon 2022

Be sure to stop by Cabana 26 on May 21-23 to meet with representatives of Apple Retail Properties, Lewis Contractors, Stewart & Tate Construction and Stewart Properties!

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Grand Opening of Global Café

On May 13, 2022, Global Café held a grand opening of its second location at Apple Retail Properties’ Village Green Shopping Center at 2300 East Market Street, York. Global Café is a fusion fast casual establishment known for its delicious chicken, fish, rice and veggie platters. Check out their menu and be sure to stop…

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Progress Continues at Blue Springs Egg Farm in Mercersburg, PA

Construction at Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch, Inc in Mercersburg, PA, is progressing very well. Many of the buildings are now under roof.

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More Progress at the Build-Out of Principio Quarry

As you can see, our teams are working hard to make this quarry come to life later this summer. Stay tuned here, and we’ll keep you posted with more updates!

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A History of the Cylburn Carriage House

Jacques Kelly, long time Baltimore Sun reporter known for his extensive knowledge of all things Baltimore, visited the site of the Cylburn Arboretum Nature Education Center project just getting started by Lewis Contractors. A groundbreaking ceremony attended by Mayor Brandon Scott and other dignitaries was held last week to celebrate this transformative project, which will…

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Grand Opening of “Charred” Restaurant

Apple Retail Properties’ Shops at Rutland Place in Hanover County, VA, is proud to welcome a “delicious” new tenant in Suite 200. Click on the link below to learn more!

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Principio Quarry Making Progress!

The new hard rock quarry – Principio Quarry – at our Belvedere location in Port Deposit, MD, has been progressing rapidly towards their goal of mining the hard rock. Top soil has been removed and the rock below is now able to be accessed. Keep an eye out as we announce final availability later this…

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Lewis Breaks Ground for Cylburn Arboretum Nature Education Center

Ground was broken today for one of Lewis Contractors’ newest historic renovation and addition projects. The historic Cylburn Carriage House is once again coming to life—this time as the new Cylburn Arboretum Nature Education Center. Long known for its historic renovation/restoration work, Lewis is proud to have been selected for this timely and important enhancement…

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York Building Products Supports Stevens Tech Masonry Program

On Wednesday, March 30, 2022, YBP’s Doug Sheaffer (ret.) and Rick Miller attended the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology “Masonry Career Fair,” participating in a Craft Advisory Meeting. Post-meeting, they were able to spend time with both the freshman and sophomore classes. They had a great time getting to know the students, answering questions, and…

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Another Successful Year of Safety!

For more than seven years in a row, York Building Products has won Platinum awards for safety (the highest level, zero recordable injuries) from the Pennsylvania Concrete Masonry Association, positioning us as one of the most-winning block producers in the state. Vice President Greg McElwee (pictured), received the awards at the annual banquet on March…

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New Hard Rock Quarry in Port Deposit, MD

The new hard rock quarry at York Building Products’ Belvedere plant in Port Deposit, MD, is undergoing a major transformation. Top soil has been removed and the rock below is now visible. We plan to begin mining later this fall!

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Cecil Sand & Gravel Facility Receives Zero Citation Inspection

MSHA (Mine Safety & Health Administration) recently held a full plant inspection at our Cecil sand & gravel facility in Port Deposit, MD. They found “zero citations” during the inspection. This is the second “zero citation” inspection within a year that this facility has accomplished. They’ve done an incredible job with lots of hard work!…

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Phase 1 of Logos Academy Expansion Complete

Stewart & Tate Construction is pleased to announce that it has completed the Phase 1 renovation of the former Cadillac Building in the City of York Historic District for use by Logos Academy as a senior high school instruction facility. The renovated building provides space for art and science classrooms, standard classrooms and chapel space.…

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Progress Continues at Bioenergy Devco Anaerobic Digestion Facility

Stewart & Tate continues to make progress at the Bioenergy Devco anaerobic digestion facility project in Jessup, MD.

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Progress Continues at Blue Springs Egg Farm in Mercersburg, PA

Stewart & Tate continues to make progress at Blue Springs Egg Farm in Mercersburg, PA.

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Westfalia Technologies Office Expansion Complete

Stewart & Tate Construction recently completed a mezzanine addition above existing offices at the headquarters of Westfalia Technologies in York, PA. The project included construction of a steel connector walkway tying the new mezzanine to the existing mezzanine located on the South side of the building and stairs connecting the new mezzanine to the ground…

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New Warehouse at Principio Business Park

Stewart & Tate’s site and building groups are making progress on a 100,000 SF warehouse at Principio Business Park in North East, MD, for Stewart Properties.

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Lewis Contractors Continues Progress at Upperco VFC

The Upperco Volunteer Fire Company project is progressing well, thanks to good weather.

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Lewis Contractors Instrumental in Restoring the Home of the Museum of Historic Annapolis

Lewis Contractors was instrumental in restoring the 99 Main Street home of the Museum of Historic Annapolis as a part of our ongoing commitment to restoring historic structures throughout the city of Annapolis. In telling this history, the museum also features other Lewis restoration projects, including the ongoing work at James Brice House, the Maynard…

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Lewis Contractors Receives Six ABC Baltimore Awards

Lewis Contractors submitted six applications for the annual 2021 ABC Baltimore Excellence in Construction awards program and was honored by receiving awards for all six nominations – four for Excellence in construction and two awards of Merit. Projects varied in size and type, spanning new construction, occupied renovations and historic restoration. Receiving Awards of Excellence…

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Two Events Mark the Completion of the Landmark Exploration Commons Project

December 16 and 17 marked the official celebration of the completion of the Carroll County Library’s Exploration Commons project in Westminster, MD. The landmark transformation of the previously unfinished lower level of the Library celebrates the newly-completed space which features a full commercial teaching kitchen, makers’ space, 3-D printing capability and meeting rooms to benefit…

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Topping Out Ceremony for New Construction at Upperco Volunteer Fire Company

A Topping Out Ceremony was held on December 10, 2021, at the new fire station being constructed by Lewis Contractors for Upperco Volunteer Fire Company.

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Progress Continues at Blue Springs Egg Farm in Mercersburg, PA

Stewart & Tate continues to make progress at Blue Springs Egg Farm in Mercersburg, PA

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Washington Monument Restored by Lewis Contractors Lit for the Fiftieth Time to Celebrate the Holidays in Baltimore

Later this evening, for the fiftieth year, Mount Vernon Place will once again become a beacon of light celebrating the holidays in Baltimore, as Baltimore’s Washington Monument is lit up in holiday splendor. Lewis Contractors has been an integral part of this celebration for six years, after completing the restoration of the historic Washington Monument…

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Stewart & Tate Construction Awarded a Contract by Eastern Lift Truck Company

Stewart & Tate Construction has been awarded a contract by Eastern Lift Truck Company to expand its warehouse space with a 30,000 SF addition to its facility at Grumbacher Road, York, PA. Steel was recently placed on the project.

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Ribbon Cutting Held for Ripken Foundation One-Hundredth Youth Development Baseball Park

Twelve years ago, Lewis Contractors partnered with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation to construct their first Youth Development Baseball Park at the site of the former Memorial Stadium to benefit the kids and community around 33rd Street in Baltimore. It was here that Baltimore’s “Iron Man” Cal Ripken Jr. began his major league baseball career.…

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Stewart & Tate Proud to Sponsor JA Inspire

Over 25,000 students in South Central Pennsylvania are registered to attend JA Inspire between November 2021 and June 2022. Stewart & Tate Construction is a proud sponsor of a booth to support educating local students on career exploration, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship. Please check out an image of our virtual booth below!

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Stewart & Tate Construction Sponsors the WITHOUT THE Y Golf Tournament

Stewart & Tate Construction was proud to sponsor the WITHOUT THE Y Golf Tournament on Monday, October 4, 2021, in support of the Lancaster Family YMCA and its mission to nurture our community through the pursuit of life-long growth in spirit, mind, and body.

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Latest Progress at Stewart & Tate’s Bioenergy Devco Anaerobic Digestion Facility Project in Jessup, MD

A flyover of the latest progress at the Bioenergy Devco anaerobic digestion facility project in Jessup, MD can be seen here.

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A Bird’s Eye View of the Progress Being Made by Stewart & Tate at Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch, Inc Blue Springs Egg Farm in Mercersburg, PA

A bird’s eye view of the progress being made at Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch, Inc Blue Springs Egg Farm in Mercersburg, PA, can be seen here.

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Sheppard Pratt Hospital Project Takes Five Craftsmanship Awards and an Overall Building Award

At the Baltimore Building Congress and Exchange’s 82nd Annual Craftsmanship Awards ceremony on Thursday, October 14, Lewis Contractors’ new Sheppard Pratt Behavioral Health Hospital in Elkridge, MD, received five of the twenty awards for exceptional craftsmanship, a record among projects featured that evening. Awards recognize the work of Michael Beasley of Corridor Flooring Associates (flooring),…

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York Building Products Hosts MCACP Masonry Seminar

On September 23, 2021, York Building Products hosted a Masonry Construction Seminar by the Masonry Contractors Association of Central Pennsylvania (MCACP). The event was held at our block plant in Middletown, PA. Speakers presented three masonry seminars that provided 3 AIA/CEU credits on the following topics: Overview of Concrete Masonry Manufacturing & Construction Avoiding Cracks…

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Lewis Takes Home Four Awards at ABC 2021 Excellence in Construction Celebration

Lewis Contractors is honored to have been recognized for its outstanding efforts for four projects at the 2021 Excellence in Construction celebration on September 28. Three Awards of Excellence, the highest honor given to a project, recognized Church of the Resurrection in Lutherville; Maryland School for the Blind’s Newcomer, Case and Campbell Halls renovation; and…

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York Building Products Supports Perryville High School Baseball

York Building Products and The Stewart Companies were proud to support the Perryville High School Panthers baseball team golf fundraiser on Saturday, September 11. Recently, York Building Products donated concrete blocks for the construction of a new dugout, and our recent sponsorship provided additional support for Perryville’s athletics program.

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Stewart Properties Redeveloping Elkton, MD, Manufacturing Facility

Stewart Properties is redeveloping a 74,210 SF building located at 100 Chesapeake Boulevard in Elkton, MD, for client Clene Nanomedicine. Stewart Properties’ Maintenance Division is handling interior demolition and preparation for the build-out to support Clene’s proprietary electrochemical processes, along with an increase in manufacturing capabilities. Here are some initial shots of our teams in…

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The Maryland School for the Blind Newcomer, Case, and Campbell Halls Project Achieves LEED Silver Status

Lewis Contractors is proud to announce that The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB) Newcomer, Case, and Campbell Halls in Nottingham, MD, have been awarded LEED Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED certification is bestowed by the USGBC based on a rating system that measures a building’s environmental impact. The LEED…

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Lewis Breaks Ground on New Upperco Volunteer Fire Company Station 85

Upperco Volunteer Fire Company (UVFC) will break ground at 15701 Fringer Road, Upperco, MD 21155, on July 21, 2021. This will be the new location of Station 85. This new station will continue to serve the Upperco community and surrounding areas, replacing the current station on Arcadia Avenue. The 20,000 square foot fire station will…

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Stewart & Tate Completes New Porsche Mechanicsburg

Stewart & Tate Construction recently completed a construction project to build the new Porsche Mechanicsburg for the Faulkner automotive dealer group. The 21,675 SF facility includes a showroom, parts department, two enclosed service reception lanes, nine service bays, a car wash, an enclosed vehicle delivery bay and a customer lounge and café. Located at 6625…

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Ribbon-Cutting Held for Sheppard Pratt Baltimore / Washington Behavioral Health Hospital Constructed by Lewis Contractors

In what may be the timeliest completion of a construction project in recent history, a ribbon-cutting took place on June 17, 2021, for the newly completed Sheppard Pratt Baltimore / Washington Behavioral Health Hospital in Elkridge, MD. Lewis Contractors was honored to construct what is only the second newly-completed hospital in the state in over…

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St. Philip Neri Church Rededicated Following Restorations by Lewis Contractors

Originally constructed in 1968, St. Philip Neri Church in Linthicum was recently rededicated following extensive interior and exterior renovations – “Restoring God’s House” – completed by Lewis Contractors.  When it was built, the parishioners elected to construct both the nave and its adjacent school simultaneously, which did not leave a substantive amount of funds to…

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Roosevelt Asphalt Plant

The Industrial Division of Stewart & Tate and Kinsley Construction recently constructed concrete foundations for a new asphalt plant scale and asphalt tanks at the Roosevelt Asphalt Plant of York Materials Group. Astec Industries set the equipment and conveyors.

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Stewart & Tate To Construct An Egg Production Facility In Mercersburg, PA

Stewart & Tate Construction has been awarded a contract to serve as General Contractor for Herbruck Poultry Ranch, Inc. in the construction of a sustainable cage-free, egg-laying facility to be located on 335 acres in Montgomery Township, PA. The $100 million project will consist of building four production barns (final build out of the farm…

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Building On A Foundation Of Success– Stewart & Tate Industrial Services

Recently, a client called on the expertise of our Industrial Services group to construct a foundation for new equipment in their industrial facility. The challenge was to construct a foundation strong enough not only to support heavy equipment, but it had to be completely solid as to not allow machine vibration to affect the outcome…

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York Building Products Once Again Wins Plant Safety Awards from PCMA

For more than six years in a row, YBP has won Platinum awards for safety (the highest level) from the Pennsylvania Concrete Masonry Association, positioning us as one of the most-winning block producers in the state. We are proud of the teams at all of our plants for taking safety seriously, and for working hard…

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Pizza & Beer of Richmond (PBR) Opens in Rutland Crossing

Known by locals for its customizable pizzas and extensive draft beer offerings, PBR just opened its second location in the Richmond, VA region. This new tenant at Apple Retail Properties’ Rutland Crossing property will provide dine-in, take out, and delivery to the Hanover community seven days a week. Welcome to Rutland Crossing, PBR! Read more here.

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York Building Products Temple Stone and Split Face CMU Featured on Maryland School

The uniquely-textured finish of Temple Stone was a great choice for a wing wall at the entrance of this elementary school in Sharpsburg, MD. Split face units were used on the façade in other areas of the building. What makes this project especially unique is the artful mixture of masonry-unit colors, scattered about the building…

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Roland Water Tower Restoration is Underway

Lewis Contractors’ fly-by of the belvedere at the top of the tower reveals the beauty of this Italianate Baltimore treasure. We have much work ahead of us, but are honored to be entrusted with the renovation of such an important landmark.

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