Fairview in Altoona, PAGalbraith/Pre-Design, Inc. is a full-service general contractor specializing in commercial, industrial, and institutional construction with more than 40 years of experience. Although we are able to work on almost any type of commercial design/build project, we focus on the following project categories:

Galbraith has proudly been providing commercial design/build services to clients in the Altoona, Pennsylvania area for several years. Altoona is a city in south central Pennsylvania Blair County, located in the heart of the emerging I-99 Innovation Corridor. Altoona has a rich railroad heritage and is now home to many railroad attractions as well as a variety of cultural experiences. The city’s prominent landmarks include the Horseshoe Curve, the Penn Alto hotel, the Railroaders Memorial Museum, the historic Mishler Theatre built in 1902, and the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. The Downtown Altoona Historic District, comprised of buildings dating from the 1860s, represents the core of the city’s civic, commercial, and social activity, reflecting the middle class working community that has lived there for more than a century.

The city is also home to the Altoona Curve baseball team of the Double A Eastern League, which is the affiliate of the Major League Baseball team Pittsburgh Pirates. Some of Altoona’s significant neighborhoods are Little Italy, Gospel Hill, Toy Town, Columbia Park, Knickerbockers, and Curtin. Many of the older districts consist of a mix of rowhomes and individual homes, which were a common building style in railroad towns in order to provide for worker and manager housing, respectively.

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN/BUILD EXPERTS IN ALTOONA, PA

At Galbraith, we pride ourselves on our customer service. Too often, commercial contractors or designers will take a cookie-cutter approach to their projects and use cheap materials or outsource work to unqualified subcontractors. We believe that every project should be tailored to the owner’s goals and specifications without cutting corners. Our wide breadth of project experience and specialty expertise lets us assist our clients in the Altoona area with land acquisition and site development, planning and design, tax abatement and financing and adhering to regulatory guidelines and local stipulations, all while finishing our projects on time and on budget. Our team of experts focuses on preventative problem solving and proactively managing projects so we minimize potential issues, project change orders and unforeseen costs.

Most of the issues that would cause a project to go over budget can be eliminated before the project even starts, if you know what to look for. This is especially true for projects in industries with lots of regulation, like healthcare facilities and food processing plants. For this reason, it is critical to hire a firm that has experience in these industries, has built a team of qualified subcontractors, and knows the permitting process like the back of their hand. We are very familiar with local regulations having completed projects in eight different states in the area.

If you are beginning to work on a commercial or industrial construction project, reach out to us today and discover the Galbraith difference!

Complying with safety standards

Most all of the work we do for our clients is completed in occupied buildings or public environments. Because of this, complying to every single safety standard throughout the project is an essential piece in our building process. In addition to this, we also use daily and weekly checklists. These checklists help our professionals ensure that every job site is cleaned appropriately and is hazard-free. This is just another way we provide our clients with complete satisfaction.

HIGH-QUALITY DESIGNS & PRODUCTS

Here at Galbraith we not only provide our clients with high quality design and construction services, we also incorporate only the very best products into all our projects. NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NCI), is composed of a wide selection of companies who all design, manufacture and sell the highest quality in metal components, metal coatings and custom metal building systems for commercial construction projects. We are part of their professional network, and as a result, our clients have access to their premium products.

CONTACT THE TEAM AT GALBRAITH TO GET STARTED

Contact us today for your initial consultation so we can discuss your project and understand your plans. We will schedule a time to meet with you, discuss your ideas, and then design and build the perfect building for your specific business needs. With Galbraith, you always receive a job that is completed to your full satisfaction, in a timely manner and within your established budget. Call us for more informaton!


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Aggregate Review : All Reviews 5 out of 5 , votes , reviews

My company has been doing business with Mr. Galbraith since 1980 without any problems. He is a very fair minded person to deal with in this business. I have and will continue to recommend Mr. Galbraith to other businesses as well as friends who are in need of the services he has to offer.

Owner of Castles Commons   

I just want to say that the quality of work is great and is done in a timely manner. If any issues do occur Mark is very eager and concerned to get it ironed out and back on track. There is a great pride in the work and a professionalism about the Galbraith/Pre-Design team. I always get a cut and dry explanation of what is and what will be done on each and every project we work on. I just want to say that Galbraith/Pre-Design is a quality company I can count on.

Hershey Creamery   

I give Galbraith my highest recommendation. Pfizer is a challenging organization and requires high levels of attention to detail, with safety standards that are beyond the call. Galbraith was quick to respond to all aspects of their scope requirements from project management to operations.

A/Z Corp   

It has been our pleasure to work with your group as a specialty shielding sub-contractor. As you know, we are often asked to recommend GCs and management companies to our clients, and would have no hesitation in recommending your firm and welcome the opportunity to work with you again in the future.

President of Veritas Medical Solutions   

We have tackled all types of challenges together over the years and I have learned a ton from all of you. You are examples of the gold standard for integrity and professionalism and I consider you all as friends.

Fresh Express   

As the retired executive director of Carlisle Housing Opportunities Corporation (CHOC), I am writing to recommend Galbraith/Pre-Design for any business or individual in need of design-build services.
Working with Galbraith made my job much easier. I am happy to recommend them and their excellent service and attention to detail.

Retired Executive Director, Carlisle Housing Opportunities Corporation   

It is not everyday that we get to work with a company that treats everybody fair and with professional courtesy the way that the staff at Galbraith Pre-Design treats their subcontractors. It is for this reason that we view Galbraith Pre-Design as one of the premier contractors in this area. We truly appreciate your firm selecting us to be part of the team on this project and look forward to working with you on many projects in the future.

VP Commercial Construction at H.B. McClure Company