Who we are

At CORE, we are looking for people who share our values and who want a career, not just a job. As a member of the CORE team, you will contribute to a wide range of construction projects, be involved in complex projects that will help you grow as a construction professional, and be part of a team that works together every day to build communities across the country. Are you ready to take the next step in your career???

CORE is headquartered in Frisco, Texas. CORE has offices across the country and surpasses 1,200 employees in 20 different locations. All dedicated to building communities across the U.S one structure at a time.

Jim Jacobs:

President of CORE Construction has worked with CORE since 1991. Working as a Superintendent, General Superintendent, Project Manager, Chief Estimator, and Director of Operations Mr. Jacobs is along time employee of CORE. He started his career by serving a four-year apprenticeship in carpentry. Mr. Jacobs has been in the construction industry for over 29 years.


  • President Jim Jacobs

OUR MISSION

Our Mission is to earn the trust of our employees, building partners, and clients. Achieving this mission begins by building teams with members who have unwavering, comprehensive trust in one another.


Integrity, Fairness, Continuous Improvement and Results are not just our CORE values; they are the Foundational Elements of Trust itself. We understand the importance of having these Fonudtaional Elements of Trust as our CORE values, and know that we must strive to achieve all four of these values every day.

  • CORE Nevada wins AGC Best Safety Record for the 8th year in a row
  • CORE Illinois Awarded the John Wagner Volunteer Leadership Award
  • CORE named #1 Public Sector and Government Contarctor in the Southwest by ENR
  • CORE Louisiana voted BEST Places to Work by City Businesses for the 3rd year in a row.
  • RIZE at Winter Springs in Florida wins the ABC Central Florida Chapter Award of Merit for Excellence in Construction
  • 1937 Company Founded by Otto Baum in the Midwestern town of Morton, IL
  • 2010 Core opens its second location in New Orleans, LA
  • 2014 CORE opened its 10th location to serve Indiana Region
  • 2018 Ranked in Top 25 Multifamily Contarctors by BD+C Giants 30


Project Highlights

The Banyan Senior Apartments

The Banyan Senior Apartments project, built for Beneficial Communities, LLC, included the new construction of a three-story senior living apartment building located on Port Richey, FL. The facility functions as an assisted living community and houses 96 one- and two-bedroom energy efficient residential apartment units. The senior living apartments include ceramic tile floor bathrooms, nine foot ceilings, and interior corridors with washer/dryer connections and central air conditioning. The project also features private balconies, walk in closets, swimming pool, community theater, library, a commercial kitchen, formal dining room, fitness center, beauty salon, and club room. The Banyan Senior Apartments now offers an affordable residential option to the aging community of Pasco County.

Arbor View High School

The Arbor View High School project, built for the Clark County School District, included the new construction of a two-story, 330,000 square foot high school campus in Las Vegas, NV. The facility supports over 2,800 students in grades nine through twelve. The high school campus was constructed on a 40-acre site and utilized daylighting and energy efficient systems. The project also features classrooms, laboratories, a gymnasium, and indoor running track, a performance arts center, and athletic fields. The Arbor View High School project is able to help accommodate rapid population growth in the district.

The 19th Judicial District Courthouse

The 19th Judicial District Courthouse project, built for the State of Louisiana, included the new construction of a 350,000 square foot municipal judicial complex located in Baton Rouge, LA. The facility houses 27 civil and family courtrooms, judge's chambers, administrative staff and clerk of court offices, a jury room, drug lab, and detention and holding cells. The 11-story judicial complex was constructed with a structural steel frame and concrete slab on metal deck floors. The project also contains an exterior glass curtain wall, architectural precast concrete, and metal frame windows. The 19th Judicial District Courthouse project creates a secure environment for the circulation of judicial officers, citizens, and detainees in the building by enabling the dignified administration of justice in the Parish of East Baton Rouge.