Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse and numerous market segments. The company has earned recognition for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for their clients, employees, and community. 

Henry Turner founded Turner Construction Company 114 years ago based on the core values of teamwork, integrity, and commitment. His motto, “A promise made is a promise delivered,” rings as true today as it did in 1902. By investing in leading-edge technology, updating and refining processes, Turner has adapted to the needs of a changing world, and risen to meet its challenges.

With a staff of 5,200 employees who work on more than 1,500 projects each year, Turner offer clients the accessibility and support of a local firm with the stability and resources of a multi-national organization.  Turner’s Philadelphia office is composed of over 170 full-time construction professionals responsible for more than $450 million of construction on an annual basis.  Since opening their doors in Philadelphia in 1907, their geographic reach has grown to include Eastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware. G. Christopher (Chris) Beck is the Vice President and Regional General Manager for the Philadelphia office. He also serves on the GBCA Board of Directors.


Turner has built signature Philadelphia projects such as the National Constitution Center, Lincoln Financial Field, the Cira Centre, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s new Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care. Turner has extensive experience with a variety of building types, including: Healthcare, Education, Commercial, Research and Development, Interiors, Sports, Historical Renovation, Manufacturing, Industrial, Justice, Public, Retail, Multi-unit Residential, Entertainment, Hotel, Restoration, and Aviation/Transportation. Turner’s Philadelphia office is currently managing a wide variety of projects, including: Brandywine Realty Trust’s FMC Tower at Cira South in Philadelphia, PA; Meridian Health’s Riverview Cancer Center addition in Red Bank, NJ; a new corporate headquarters project in Camden, NJ; Liberty Property Trust’s 1200 Intrepid Boulevard and 351 Rouse Boulevard in the Philadelphia Navy Yard; and a series of renovations on Virtua’s South Jersey campuses.