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Shannon Construction in the 2000s
During the Decade of 2000-2009, Shannon Construction Was Impacted by Changes in the World
In this decade, significant events happened both for the U.S. construction industry and for Shannon Construction.

The Best Commercial Contractors in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Driven by the belief that treating people fairly is one of the best methods in any business, Shannon Construction is a Pittsburgh commercial builder with a long history that has been passed down through two generations.

Our Spotlight on Carpenters
The construction industry depends upon those who create the magic, taking the blank canvas to impeccable art appreciated for years into the future. And that’s exactly how the carpenters of Shannon Construction view their integral role in building for the future.

July 2021 Newsletter
Shannon Continues Adding Cutting Edge Technology
Technology within our industry is ever-changing, providing greater opportunities to better serve and communicate with clients, partners, and our teams. Shannon Construction continues to research and investigate new possibilities to do exactly this.

June 2021 Newsletter
It's All About Safety: Our Field Leadership
Safety is truly a team effort. Research indicates that the worker’s perceptions of how well safety policies, procedures, and practices are implemented on the job site, or the safety climate, is key to improving safety outcomes.

May 2021 Newsletter
Partnering with Local Unions
For the past 50 years, Shannon has worked in partnership with our local labor unions. This workforce provides professionalism and a strong work ethic to our job sites.

Shannon Construction Company 50th Anniversary Being Celebrated
Shannon Construction Co., a mid sized, locally owned construction company with its headquarters located in Dormont, PA, is celebrating its 50th year in business.

April 2021 Newsletter
Our New and Even Better Estimating Team
Shannon Construction has been on a steady growth path that has enabled us to provide improved service for our valued clients and partners.

March 2021 Newsletter
Shannon Construction Turns 50!
In March of 1971, George Schultz began Shannon Construction Company, formed after participating in a partnership with Larson Builders.

February 2021 Newsletter
We're Expanding Into New Areas
Shannon Construction, over the past 50 years, has experienced a number of changes. With this thought in mind, Shannon has been exploring various growth opportunities that will expand support for our clients.

Growing Our Government Services with Eric Waters
Shannon Construction welcomes Eric Waters to the family! Eric will be pivotal in expanding our market share in both the Pittsburgh region and within the United States.

January 2021 Newsletter
Our Message for a Great 2021
This past year presented unprecedented challenges many of us felt both professionally and personally. Innovation, resilience, and the values upon which Shannon Construction was built allowed us to transform these challenges into opportunities for progress.

December 2020 Newsletter
Happy Holidays from Ken Schultz & the Shannon Construction Team
No matter what holiday you celebrate, we'd like to wish you a safe and happy holiday season. Our wish is that your 2021 will be filled with good health and abundant joy.

November 2020 Newsletter
The Skilled Trades Industry 2020 Pain Point – It’s not COVID-19
A critical shortage of skilled trades workers in the United States is creating an acute pain point for the industry.

October 2020 Newsletter
Laborer to Leadership; Women in Construction
The Construction Industry has been, historically, dominated by men. While currently a true statement, the number of women entering the industry continues to grow annually.

September 2020 Newsletter
Project Spotlight: MacLachlan, Cornelius & Filoni Architects, Inc.
MacLachlan, Cornelius & Filoni Architects, Inc. design team created an incredible vision for an open, modern office floor plan including unique craftsmanship and finishes in the historic Frick Building located in downtown Pittsburgh.

August 2020 Newsletter
Project Spotlight: Terminal 21
Drawing on its history as a former terminal building, the renovated older building features industrial finishes, polished concrete floors, steel beams, and large industrial-style windows.

The Making of Terminal 21
Originally constructed in 1921 as the distribution center for the grocery chain known as Keystone Grocery and Tea Company, the Try Street Terminal Building (most recently a student dormitory) is now a luxury multi-family residence boasting 207 apartments with amenities most desired by young professionals interested in a modern yet urban environment.

July 2020 Newsletter
Check Out Shannon Construction's New Website!
Our new website is here. We've included many of our recent projects and we will be updating/adding to those often. If you have partnered with us on projects, you may see one of those on our site.

June 2020 Newsletter
Shannon Committed to Staying Safe
Shannon Construction is committed to keeping everyone safe at our job sites. We have protocols in place that adhere to safety guidelines for COVID-19.

Shannon Update: Reopening
The Governor's office provided guidance to the Construction Industry for re-starting work beginning May 1. That guidance from the Governor for Non-Residential or Commercial Construction is attached. It is very straightforward.

Shannon Update: COVID-19 Communication
As we continue to navigate the uncharted waters of the COVID-19 pandemic, we at Shannon Construction would like to take a moment to thank you for your continued support and business.

New Outlook
Randy Rava of Shannon Construction Co. attaches drywall to metal studs during the $1.9 million renovation of the Pittsburgh Hyatt ballroom, Downtown.
1989 photo

Personality Profile: Ken Schultz, Construction Manager
"Shannon Construction was selected by The Galbreath Company to centralize all construction activities in USX Tower," says Mr. Ken Schultz, vice president with Shannon Construction and the Construction Manager for The Galbreath Company at USX Tower.
1985 photo

Face Lift on Grant Street, Larrimor's Part of New Look
Part of Grant Street is torn up, and more will be, before its face lift is complete. Scaffolding festoons Two Mellon Bank Center, formerly the Union Trust Building, and will until September.
1985 article