Beaver Gems, Inc. Beaver Island Michigan Commercial Construction
 
Beaver Gems, Inc. Beaver Island Construction Projects
Past Projects
Beaver Island Contractor specializing in Beaver Island Commercial Construction

2003, Beaver Island Rural Health Center –

Beaver Island Rural Health Center

Beaver Gems was the general contractor on this project, a 7,500 square foot health care facility servicing Beaver Island. Beaver Gems, Inc. provided site work and excavation, rough and finish carpentry and construction equipment to the project. Eight subcontractors worked on the project and provided specialty services such as Electrical, Mechanical, and Glazing. The Beaver Island Rural Health Center was completed on time and on budget.
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2004, St. James Yacht Club –

St. James Yacht Club

The St. James Yacht Club project encompassed the complete demolition of pre-existing building and construction of a new 2000 square foot 2-story building built over water and on a steel frame that Beaver Gems installed previously, 20 years ago. Beaver Gems, Inc. provided site work and excavation, rough and finish carpentry, and construction equipment to the project. The project was completed on time and on budget.
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2005, Peaine Township Fire Barn –

Peaine Township Fire Barn

Beaver Gems, Inc. provided site work and excavation, rough and finish carpentry, and construction equipment to this 4000 square foot project. Beaver Gems installed a 10,000 gallon water tank that fills the fire trucks from inside the building. The project was completed on time and on budget.
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2005, Beaver Island Transportation Authority Beaver Island Boat Company Storage Facility –

BITA Beaver Island Boat Company Storage Facility

Beaver Gems, Inc. again provided site work and excavation, rough and finish carpentry and all their construction equipment to this 4,000 square foot project. The project was completed on time and on budget.
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2006 – 2008, Beaver Island Community Center

Beaver Island Community Center

This 9,000 square foot project is unique to the Beaver Island community. This 2-story building on the harbor has become a place for teenagers, seniors and families alike to gather, housing a recreation area with wireless technology and a 120 seat theater. The Community Center also houses an elevator and boasts a restored storefront circa 1900 from the previous demolished building. Beaver Gems, Inc. provided site work and excavation, rough and finish carpentry and construction equipment to the project. After the initial close-in, Beaver Gems worked on the project as community fundraising continued. Subcontractors working on the project and providing specialty services included Electrical, Audio Video, Mechanical, and Glazing. The Grand Opening for the Beaver Island Community Center was July 4, 2008.
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2007, Central Michigan University Beaver Island Academic Center –

Central Michigan University Beaver Island Academic Center

This 12,000 square foot project was finished in May 2007. The project stayed on schedule and on budget. Previous facilities were demolished in order to make way for three new labs, a library and a lecture facility. Beaver Gems crew was trained in Lead Abatement for demolition purposes. Beaver Gems delivered 40 yard dumpsters to the island for the disposal to be taken off the island. Timber frame trusses were built off-site and transported to the CMU site and set with our own cranes. Beaver Gems, Inc., provided all the site work and excavation, rough and finish carpentry and any needed construction equipment to the project. A multitude of subcontractors worked on this project providing specialty services such as Electrical, Mechanical, and Glazing.
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2007, Cellular / Wireless Towers –

Beaver Island Cellular / Wireless Towers

Beaver Gems Inc. was contracted to put up three 180' towers for wireless internet and cell phone usage. This project included setting the tower bases and the building foundations. This project was completed in the spring of 2008.
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2008-2009, Beaver Island Community School –

Beaver Island Community School

This 20,000 square foot project (12,000' new and 8,000' remodel) was started before the students were out of school in May 2008. The project stayed on schedule and on budget. All but the gym was demolished in order to make way for the new facility. Beaver Gems crew used their previous knowledge in Lead Abatement during part of the demolition. Beaver Gems also delivered 40 yard dumpsters to the island for the disposal to be taken off the island. Beaver Gems, Inc., provided all the site work and excavation, rough and finish carpentry and any other needed construction equipment to the project. A multitude of subcontractors worked on this project providing specialty services including Masonry Construction, Electrical, Mechanical, Glazing, etc. Final completion on the project was given in February 2009. All students and teachers were moved into the new school and were using it before the month of February was over.
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2009-2010 Beaver Island Boathouse Exterior Renovation Project –

Beaver Island Community School

Beaver Gems Inc. installed a new roof, new windows, new siding and new overhead doors with the Beaver Island Boathouse Exterior Renovation Project.
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2011, Beaver Island Forest View Senior Housing –

Beaver Island Community School

Currently under construciton, "Forest View" includes six individual apartments, 4 one-bedroom and 2 two-bedroom, each with its own kitchen and bath. In addition, Forest View will include a laundry room, community room, and a community kitchen. The building will be heated through a geothermal system. Photographs currently include the early stages of construction - more will be added soon.
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Beaver Gems, Inc. Beaver Island Construction
phone 231-448-2235
fax 231-448-2740
email beavergemsinc@tds.net
P.O. Box 252
Beaver Island, Michigan 49782
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