Vector Announces Selection of Construction Team, Begins Production of First Orbital Vehicle Holladay Properties, Barker Contracting and Swaim Associates LTD Chosen to Spearhead Project in Tucson


TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Vector, a nanosatellite launch company comprised of new-space and enterprise software industry veterans from SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, McDonnell Douglas, Boeing, Sea Launch and VMware, today announced it has selected a final construction team to build its state-of-the-art launch vehicle manufacturing facility in Tucson, Ariz. Vector selected Holladay Properties […]

Southern Arizona Food Drive


Help us to collect food for the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona this holiday season by dropping off your donations at our office now through December 8, 2017. Happy Holidays!!!

BCI Pillar Award — Recognizing Our Own — 3rd Quarter 2017


Not all heroes wear capes… With a great work ethic under his tool belt, JC is busy traveling from job site to job site across the U.S. Maintaining his contagious smile and can-do attitude, JC has displayed the BCI core values that any employer would be proud of by offering excellent customer service, being easy […]

Capitalizing on Recent Successes, a Growing Barker Contracting, Inc. Adds Alice Templeton as Business Development Director


TUCSON, Ariz. – Barker Contracting, Inc. (BCI) is excited to announce the hiring of Alice Templeton as Business Development Director. The company is bringing Ms. Templeton on at a time when they are positioned for growth and expanding upon recent successes including the completion of the new headquarters for World View, a space exploration company in […]

Barker Contracting, Inc. Announces Return to Original Company Name


TUCSON, Ariz. –  In a freshening of its brand that recalls its origin and is reminiscent of its tagline – Strong Foundations, the company is formally announcing a name change to Barker Contracting, Inc. “Last year we went through an adjustment in ownership but didn’t change the name. With this action, we are completing the […]

Construction Reality Check- Written by: Megan Magee


According to forecasts, 2017 should be an exceptional year for construction in Tucson. As statistics have clearly proven, Tucson was one of the slowest cities in the nation to recover from the recession leaving huge holes in the local manpower pool. This problem is two-fold. Quality subcontractors have limited crews. The true craftsmen of their […]

Brian Barker Named President


TUCSON, Ariz. – Barker Morrissey Contracting announced today that co-owner and former vice president Brian Barker has assumed the role of president of Barker Morrissey Contracting. Co-owner and former president Kevin Morrissey will be leaving BMC at the end of this year. Morrissey will remain with BMC through December 31, 2015 to ensure a smooth […]