A two-story entryway with stone fireplace. Custom-made floating cloud ceilings. Hallways paved with reclaimed wood. This is the learning environment students at Luzerne County’s Bear Creek Community Charter School enjoy thanks to the forward-thinking of Hemmler + Camayd Architects and the construction expertise of Skepton Construction. As General Contractor for the ambitious project, Skepton integrated the school’s philosophy of environmental stewardship with its construction, creating a modern space for learning and living sustainably.
Students at Ambler’s Wissahickon High School are diving into a brand-new pool—and significantly enhanced aquatics program—thanks to Skepton Construction. As General Contractor for the ambitious project, Skepton skillfully worked with the school’s existing structures, incorporating the new Natatorium into a seamless and functional space for student athletes and spectators to enjoy.
The Fall 2017 sports season ushered in a new era for athletics at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA, with the opening of the FalconPlex, a state-of-the art sports complex. The ambitious project, managed by Skepton Construction, provides ample room for athletes and fans to enjoy the College’s full roster of sports year-round; and use by other athletic programs in the region.
Students at Central Columbia High School in Bloomsburg, PA are preparing for their future in a state-of-the-art educational setting, thanks to the innovation and expertise of Skepton Construction. The project, spanning ~176k sq./ft. and 18 months, resulted in an educational space geared towards supporting the whole student, and poised to help students capitalize on growing opportunities in the agricultural and technical industries.
Lehigh Valley Business Milestones Celebrates the Anniversaries of Greater Lehigh Valley Companies.
Our company was founded by Franklin E. Skepton in 1971. From day one, Frank envisioned building a construction business specializing in commercial, industrial and institutional construction projects with a long history of completing jobs ahead of schedule and within budget. 45 years later, we’re still committed to that vision. We’re a modern commercial construction company with old-school values and beliefs. Read our feature in Lehigh Valley Business Milestones on page 17!
Appointment Positions Construction Company for Next Phase of Growth
Lehigh Valley, PA — Skepton Construction Inc., a commercial construction company with decades of experience specializing in responsible commercial construction by providing clients with a true partnership on general construction, construction management and design-build projects, today announced the promotion of Robert (Bob) Perose to President and Chief Operating Officer. Perose was a key member of the company’s leadership team after founder Franklin E. Skepton passed away a few years ago and played a critical role in successfully leading the company through one of the worst economic times.
Skepton Construction broke ground on a new ground up, 64,000 sft Charter School located on a 26 acre site in Bear Creek Township, PA. This $12 million dollar project will house K-8th grade students and includes plans for a gymnasium and cafeteria with a full-service kitchen.