The Downes Construction Company of New Britain is an award-winning construction services firm that has contributed to many of the important buildings in the surrounding communities.
The company has had a role in the construction of the Newington Town Hall and Community Center, as well as in the renovation of the New Britain Museum of American Art and the New Britain Town Hall. The company has also worked on the Bristol Memorial Boulevard Intradistrict Magnet Arts School building that is currently under construction.
The Downes Construction Company was established in 1934, and since then, its staff’s expertise and commitment to high quality production has attracted many repeat customers, according to its website.
“[The company] delivers a unique combination of technology, in-depth staff experiences and a family commitment to maintaining the highest standards of quality, performance, and integrity,” the website states. “The company has successfully responded to owner needs since 1934 building repeat business from a broad range of clients.”
The Downes Construction Company offers a range of construction related services, such as project feasibility studies and planning, construction administration, construction and project management, purchasing and cost control and more.
The company has worked on a range of different types of projects over the years, from the construction of healthcare facilities to the renovation of school buildings. Many of the key buildings in New Britain and the surrounding towns have been touched in some way by Downes Construction.
The Downes Construction Company does not only contribute to the community with its construction work; it also participates in the New Britain High School Job Shadow Program, allowing students to shadow their workers to see if a career in the construction industry is right for them.
The Downes Construction Company has received many awards over the years for its work. The company received three separate awards so far this year. It received the 2021 CREW CT Blue Ribbon Award for both the Best in Class: Healthcare category and the Best in Class: Education category for its work on the Hospital for Special Care Autism Inpatient Unit & Partial Hospitalization Program and the CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering in Rocky Hill. The company also received an award of merit for its work on the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Campus in the 2021 Connecticut Building Congress Project Team Award’s K-12 Schools (Large) Category.
The Downes Construction Company is located at 200 Stanley St. in New Britain. To contact them, call 860-229-3755.