For over 58 years, the Branch Group has provided superior service and solutions, working to enhance the communities we serve.

Our business units independently operate but often collaborate to meet the growing demands of the construction industry and offer innovative solutions to our customers. Our experience in vertical construction, design-build, site work, general contracting, heavy highways, construction management, and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems puts us above the competition by offering a unique value our competitors can’t match. Our knowledge and expertise are unparalleled in our markets.

Our core values of Ownership, Exceptionalism, and Relationships aren’t just words. As an employee-owned company, we actually live them because every single one of us has a stake in the company. We live, play, and work in the communities we build.

When working with Branch business units, you’re getting an experience not found with other contractors. We believe what matters to us are the same things that matter to you. Together, we are building legacies for a thriving future.

Branch Civil roots itself in a longstanding tradition of serving the transportation and infrastructural needs between and within communities throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast United States. The company’s history of planting, cultivating, and growing transparent, professional relationships with its clients has established Branch Civil as one of the most respected name within the civil construction industry of our regions.

Branch Civil offers Civil Construction, Site Development, and Design-Build.

Branch Builds provides professional construction services on a diverse array of projects to a broad range of private and public sector owners. Driven by a core value of establishing mutually beneficial relationships with clients and industry partners, Branch operates on principles of shared respect and transparency. After decades of steady growth, Branch is one of Virginia’s largest, most diversified and distinguished construction firms.

Branch Builds offers Construction Management, Design-Build, and General Contracting.

Hopkins | Lacy attends to the interior aspects of its multifaceted projects by way of mechanical and electrical services. Full in-house design-build services, the latest BIM technology, and its own fabrication shop enable Hopkins | Lacy to fine-tune and execute the details involved in the wireworks of a project.

Systems installed and serviced include Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Building Automations, Data Communications, Fire Alarms, Industrial & Process Piping, and Special Projects.

There's a reason we're considered one of the best earth movers in the Mid-Atlantic. Here's just a small part of our award-winning fleet. #BuildingLegacies ...

Last month our mechanical, electrical, and plumbing division, @gjhopkinslacy had a completely incident-free month across all of their jobs sites. Thank you to our employee owners for keeping safety a top priority! #buildinglegacies ...

Fun fact: this school was named after the North Star because its programs will help students navigate through their academic careers and give them a beacon of hope! #BuildingLegacies

Project: The North Star School
Architect: Stantec
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This week is National Safety Week in the construction industry! We wanted to take a moment to say thank you to all of our hardworking employee owners who make safety a TOP priority.

While operating safe daily is our priority, it is also essential to be safe outside the work zone. More accidents happen during the summer than at any other time of year. Remember, there's always time for safety! #BuildingLegacies
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Construction isn't always the easiest job, that's why we focus on finding people who love what they do. The day-to-day can seem boring and unfulfilling when you work a job you don't like. #BuildingLegacies ...

This quality piping from our @gjhopkinslacy team will be part of the project not many people see but will keep the high school functioning! #BuildingLegacies ...

One part of our work we are especially proud of is our educational projects. Being able to build something that will impact and educate future generations is one of the reasons we love these projects so much! #BuildingLegacies

Project: Virginia Western Community College, 2019
Architect: SFCS
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It's always a good feeling when you finish up a project! This central energy plant went from an empty room to being full of chillers and pipes. #BuildingLegacies ...

Progress is starting to pick up at our @BranchBuilds Carilion hospital expansion. The project has come a long way from a hole in the ground to the current structure, which includes the underground parking garage! #BuildingLegacies ...

Our Branch Civil team has been working hard on the NC 540 project which will help improve traffic flow for residents and travelers in the fast-growing Raleigh, NC area. ...

Our Washington and Lee High School project is moving toward the final stages! This brand new high school in Montross, VA, is over 141,000sf and sits on approximately 36 acres. #BuildingLegacies ...

Learning is part of the process to a successful career. Our employee owners take pride in teaching the next generation about their job. Quality work stems from experience and passion, and our employee owners have both. #BuildingLegacies ...

With a busy, fast-paced jobsite, it's important to keep safety a top priority. We can proudly say that this I-95 project was incident-free last month with over 21,000 hours worked! #BuildingLegacies ...

Great people, great relationships, great projects. There's a reason we are known as the premier contractor of the Mid Atlantic. It starts with our employee owners and is shown through successful projects and happy owners! #BuildingLegacies ...

Why do we love our prefabrication shop so much? Every piece of prefab work touches our employee owners' hands before leaving the building, which can help us ensure we have the best product for the job! #BuildingLegacies ...

How often do you think about what makes a building function? While this might look very small scale, it's a crucial part of a way bigger project! #BuildingLegacies ...

Women In Construction Week is important because it raises awareness for the women in the industry. Construction doesn't target a specific gender, rather anyone who has a passion for the industry. With a variety of jobs and opportunities for growth, construction is something that anyone can be a part of! #WomeninConstructionWeek #BuildingLegacies ...

Looking back a couple of months to when we were in full swing on our I-81 Auxillary lanes project. Thanks to our awesome project team, who reached substantial completion over one month early. #BuildingLegacies ...

By having our own fabrication shop, we can ensure the quality of our work. Our employee owners touch and inspect each piece of duct before it gets sent out. #BuildingLegacies ...

While we work in many different markets, there's a reason we are known as a trusted source for schools. This in-progress photo is a new build that consists of a two-story 141,000 sqft school for Westmoreland County. #BuildingLegacies ...

RECENT NEWS

Kenna Smith awarded one of Roanoke’s top 40 under 40

Kenna Smith awarded one of Roanoke’s top 40 under 40

The Branch Group celebrates employee-owner Kenna Smith, Sr. Talent Acquisition Business Partner, for being awarded one of Roanoke’s top 40 Under 40! This annual honor is awarded to innovative, driven individuals who impact the Roanoke region through their significant...