Business Leadership Series

Determination turns a dream into reality – Tabb Construction

Chris Martin December 5, 2023 109


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In this episode of Building PA Podcast, Chris and Jon interview Lorenzo Tabb, owner of Tabb Construction LLC in Reading, Pennsylvania. Lorenzo shares his journey as a fourth-year apprentice with the Carpenters Union, his transition into commercial contracts, and the challenges of managing multi-million dollar construction projects – like the State Police Barracks in Hershey. Hear about his experiences, the importance of certifications, and the unique challenges he faces as a business owner in the ever-evolving construction landscape. 

Lorenzo also discusses his experience gained from his apprenticeship, the significance of union partnerships, and the pivotal role his mother plays in Tabb Construction. Learn about the certifications they hold, including the federal USB and minority business certifications, making them a certified woman-owned business. 

As Lorenzo navigates the transition to larger projects, he discusses the current focus on interior systems projects, such as framing, drywall, and finish carpentry. Join the conversation as they explore the challenges of estimating jobs, expanding staff, and the exciting prospects for Tabb Construction in the years to come. 

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