Balke Brown Transwestern
Since 1979 we have dedicated ourselves to creating value through commercial real estate brokerage, investment, property management and development services for our clients, investor partners and local communities.
In 1979, Gary Balke founded the company with a commitment to quality building design and meeting the needs of tenants. This commitment continues to drive the company more than 40 years later as we have expanded from our roots as an office building developer/manager into a leading brokerage and management services provider with expertise in office, industrial, medical, and multi-family property.
Today company owners Steve Brown and Mike Donovan lead a team of 150 people focused on building our reputation as an entrepreneurial value creator with the highest integrity where the needs of our customers always come first. Those customers include institutional owners, pension funds, REITS, fortune 500 companies, local partnerships and successful local entrepreneurs.
Balke Brown Transwestern is one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the St. Louis region. BBTW’s Management/Leasing/Development portfolio includes over 57 projects containing over 6.8 million square feet of Class A office, medical, industrial, retail and multi-family residential space.
Landry French Construction Company
With offices in Maine and New Hampshire, Landry/French Construction is one of the region’s leading construction management and general contracting companies offering full commercial construction services from pre-construction through project completion. Our experience is diverse and includes industrial/manufacturing, corporate/commercial, housing, municipal, healthcare, non-profit, education, financial, and retail projects.
With decades of experience, founders Denis Landry and Kevin French set out to create a company built on trust, transparency, and long-term relationships. Those values and a strong company culture led to the company’s quick rise to one of the fastest-growing and most respected commercial builders in the region. Celebrating 10 years in business in 2020, Landry/French is a young company that prides itself on being innovative, thinking differently and challenging the status quo.
The company credits its success to investing in the industry’s top talent, many of whom have from regional and national construction firms. With revenues of $100 million, Landry/French has a team of over 50 professionals that includes a preconstruction, planning and estimating team; project managers; superintendents; mechanical coordinator; dedicated safety personnel; and tradesmen.
Landry/French has received numerous awards and recognition including three AGC Build Maine Awards; Best Places to Work in Maine for the past five consecutive years; and the Governor’s Award for Business Excellence in 2016. In addition, the company was named to the Inc. 5000’s list of Fastest Growing Companies in America in 2017 and 2016. Landry/French is a 100% Employee-Owned Company.
Lueken's Food Stores
Lueken's Food Stores, Inc. is located in Minnesota. In 1966, Lueken's was founded by Joe Lueken and his brother in Bemidji. In 2016, Lueken's achieved Joe’s long-time goal of becoming 100% employee owned. Lueken’s operates four retail grocery stores and three retail liquor stores.
R.E. Garrison Trucking
R.E. Garrison Trucking, Inc. is one of Alabama's largest trucking companies. From coast to coast, R.E. Garrison Trucking, Inc. has made a name for itself as one of the most dependable, on-time and professional companies on the road today. As in any company our best asset is our personnel and drivers.
The average driving experience of our 600+ drivers is 11.25 years. This level of driving experience is far above the national average, and we are very proud of our hiring standards and safety record. This experience level, combined with our operational ability leads to a higher retention of our driving force.
R.E. Garrison Trucking, Inc. was started more than sixty years ago by Mr. Roy Garrison. He started with three trucks transporting chicken to the west coast and bringing produce back to the southeast. Though Roy is no longer active in the trucking industry, he built this business on the three basic principles of hard work, honesty, and fair play which still apply to the company today.
The directors and employees believe that when a customer entrusts their product with us, we owe them clean, well maintained equipment manned by courteous professional driver personnel. We believe that the shippers are judged by their customers on the carriers based on time performance. At R.E. Garrison we are determined to bring you the highest standards of quality in all of your carrier needs.