Haskell (company)

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Coordinates: 30°19′21″N 81°40′11″W / 30.3224°N 81.6697°W / 30.3224; -81.6697

The Haskell Company
IndustryArchitecture, Engineering, Construction (AEC), Consulting
HeadquartersJacksonville, Florida, USA
Key people
James O'Leary, President & CEO
John Paul Saenz, EVP & COO
Brad Slappey, EVP & CFO
David Thaeler, EVP & CHRO,
Steven T. Halverson,Chairman
Preston H. Haskell III, Director
ServicesDesign-build, program/facility/construction management, project planning, development, engineering
Revenue$800+ million (2017)
Number of employees
1,300+ (2017)[1]

Haskell is an architecture, engineering, construction and consulting firm headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. It was founded by Preston Haskell in 1965. The company advocates the design-build construction method, and has been instrumental in promoting this system within the industry.[2]


Haskell delivers the following services: architecture, construction, engineering, interior design, steel fabrication, master planning, program and project management, packaging systems, process system, manufacturing consulting, material handling and distribution systems, and system analytics and modeling (simulation and emulation) for commercial and industrial facilities.

Market segments include:

  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Beer, Wine & Spirits
  • Biopharma
  • Commercial
  • Consumer Products
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Federal Government
  • Food & Beverage
  • Healthcare
  • Municipal
  • Senior Living
  • Transportation
  • Water & Wastewater

Highly visible projects have included the Daytona International Speedway and Jacksonville EverBank Field (home of the NFL Jaguars). In addition to their headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida, the company also has regional offices located in Atlanta, Georgia, Beloit, Wisconsin, Columbus, Ohio, Dallas, Texas, Livermore, California and Mexico City.[3]

Notable projects[edit]

  • MV-22 Hangar Marine Corps Air Station New River in North Carolina | Known as the largest Marine Corps facility in the world as of June 2015
  • Spirit AeroSystems design and manufacturing building at Subang Airport, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Scripps Proton Therapy Center in San Diego
  • Osprey Fountains Student Housing at University of North Florida
  • Rolls-Royce jet-engine manufacturing plant Virginia
  • Nike Distribution Center in Memphis, Tennessee
  • QTG Gatorade Distribution Center, Tolleson, Arizona. The world's largest LEED Gold Certified Food & Beverage Distribution Center.[citation needed] It includes an 800,000 SF beverage distribution facility with a four hundred foot long product transfer bridge. It was LEED 2.2 Gold Certified.
  • Gulfstream Aerospace Paint Hangar, Savannah, Georgia. A 102,000-square-foot aircraft paint facility. The facility contains: one cross-draft prep booth, two downdraft paint booths, offices, shops, storage and employee amenities. It's a conventional structural steel framing at paint booths with 35’ ceilings and 51’ roof framing.[4]
  • Daytona International Speedway LLC Infield Redevelopment, Daytona Beach, Florida. Daytona International Speedway, DIS, needed to undertake a number of projects to upgrade the infield of the track infield. Faced with years of disruption to its operations and wishing to make a major impact, DIS required a solution that would deliver the renovations in a single program between the Pepsi 400 in July and The Daytona 500 the following February.


  • September 2010: E²M, an Atlanta-based manufacturing system integration firm that engineers manufacturing solutions for its customers in the food, beverage and consumer products industry.[5]
  • December 2012: H.R. Gray, a Columbus, Ohio based firm providing program management and construction management services to primarily municipal clients in the water industry.[6]
  • January 2013: Seiberling, a Beloit, Wisconsin based engineering and technical consulting company providing process, clean in place (CIP) and steam in place (SIP) design and control system integration services to the food, dairy, pharmaceutical and biotech industries.[7]
  • November 2014: FreemanWhite, a Charlotte-based consulting and design practice focused exclusively on the healthcare sector.[8]
  • March 2016: Leidos Constructors, LLC, previously known as Benham, an Oklahoma City, OK based design, engineering, and construction firm [9]

Recognition and awards[edit]

Awards include:[10]

The company has won several awards for its projects.[11] Company founder Preston Haskell received the Brunelleschi Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002 from the Design-Build Institute of America.[12]

The Engineering News-Record magazine ranked Haskell No. 14 in its Top 50 Green Contractors for 2007 (US) list and 20th in its Top 100 Design/Build firms in the US (2007).[citation needed] Florida Trend Magazine ranked Haskell as the 39th largest privately held company in Florida for 2007[13] and the Business Journal's 36th fastest-growing private company.


  1. ^ Conte, Christian: "Halverson has grown Haskell's revenue, reputation", Jacksonville Business Journal, June 13, 2008
  2. ^ "Preston Haskell". Archived from the original on March 3, 2009. Retrieved February 25, 2009.
  3. ^ "Haskell - Key Facts and Corporate Profile". Haskell.com. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  4. ^ "Haskell - Gulfstream Service Center Expansion - Manufacturing". Haskell.com. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  5. ^ "Haskell - E2M Acquisition Strengthens Haskell's Food, Beverage and Consumer Offerings". Haskell.com. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  6. ^ "Haskell - News and Press Releases - Haskell Acquires H.R. Gray in Columbus, OH, Expands Municipal Service Offerings". Haskell.com. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  7. ^ "Haskell - News and Press Releases - Design-Build Announcements". Haskell.com. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-07-01. Retrieved 2017-01-15.
  9. ^ "Haskell Acquires Leidos Constructors and design assets; New Entity to Operate as Benham - Haskell". www.haskell.com. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
  10. ^ "Haskell - Performance - Organizations Turn to Haskell for Solutions". Haskell.com. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  11. ^ "Accolades | Awards by Design-Build Industry Organizations". Haskell. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-03-03. Retrieved 2009-02-25.
  13. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-12-26. Retrieved 2007-12-18.