BBMK Contracting, a national general contractor - and Blue Team Restoration, the commercial property restoration arm of BBMK, has hired on the construction management team from CVC Hospitality Inc., a Florida-based hotel renovation company. Bryan Meklir, president and CEO of BBMK Contracting made the announcement.

Effective September 24th, team members from CVC Hospitality joined the BBMK team, bringing the total number of construction management employees to over 100. The former CVC employees will move into the BBMKoffices.

“We are pleased to announce our recent joining of forces with the CVC team to better service our hospitality client base,” said Meklir. “Given CVC’s proven track record in the hospitality space and their exceptional level of talent, we’re fortunate to be adding this layer of expertise to our company. The opportunity to take this next step as a company is due in part to the tremendous growth we have experienced in the past years.”

Chris Kersey, former president of CVC Hospitality, was recently named Senior Director of Construction with BBMK Contracting. “The team is truly looking forward to their new home and are excited to be given the opportunity to support the growth of both the construction division and the operational team,” said Kersey. “We share common values and vision for the future and are motivated to progress down this path together.” 

Gary Ehrlich, former Vice President of Construction and Development for Bluegreen Vacations Corporation has also joined the BBMK team as Senior Vice President of Construction with other key members, in alignment with BBMK’s commitment to the continuous development of the organization. Ehrlich will utilize his years of leadership in construction to build the future look of the BBMK construction division which now includes Kersey and his team.  

 “I have had the pleasure of working with BBMK in the past so I know that the team is capable of great things and I am happy to be a part of it,” said Ehrlich. “I am excited to bring a level of sophistication to a rapidly growing organization.”

The combined resources of these organizations results in the bandwidth required to successfully execute construction projects in hospitality, industrial, senior care and multifamily verticals.