The high companies
The High® companies, based in Greenfield Corporate Center in Lancaster, Pa., is a group of family-owned companies serving their customers through the following businesses: steel fabrication and erection; precast concrete building systems and erection; metal processing and distribution; heavy-haul transportation; air-quality and safety consulting; commercial, retail, and multi-family real estate development, ownership, and property management; real estate brokerage, appraisal, and consulting services; architecture and construction; and hotel development, ownership, and management. The High companies operate 46 locations in eight states.
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Mark C. Fitzgerald is President and Chief Operating Officer of High Real Estate Group LLC. Mark is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of High Associates, Ltd. and High Hotels Ltd. He guides the planning, development, and implementation of the strategic plans for all investment-grade real estate held by High Real Estate Group.
Jeffrey L. Sterner is President and Chief Operating Officer at High Industries Inc., the holding company for High Steel Structures Inc., High Concrete Group LLC, High Steel Service Center, High Steel Service Center LLC, High Structural Erectors, Ltd., and High Transit Ltd. He is also responsible for High Construction Company and Greenfield Architects, Ltd.
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High Steel Structures LLC
High Steel Structures LLC is one of the largest steel fabricators in North America. Over the past nine decades, the company has produced steel superstructures for thousands of bridges, including some of the most iconic structures in the U.S.
The company also supplies building girders and weldments for construction and industrial applications. An affiliate of High Industries Inc., High Steel operates three fabrication facilities in Lancaster and one in Williamsport, Pa. For more information call 800.468.9570 or visit www.highsteel.com.
High Steel Structures LLC provided more than 50,000 tons of structural steel for the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, formerly the Tappan Zee Bridge, on schedule and with outstanding quality.
The Greenfield Arch Bridge, in Pittsburgh, Pa., was recognized as a winner in the Prize Bridge Awards, a biennial competition of the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA), a division of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). Photo courtesy of NSBA.
The Rt. 340 Bridge in Waynesboro, Va. was a National Award Winner in the biennial Prize Bridge Awards, a program of the National Steel Bridge Alliance. Photo courtesy of NSBA.
High Transit LLC
Headquartered in Lancaster, Pa., High Transit LLC is the specialty hauler for the affiliated companies of High Industries Inc. The company also partners with other hauling companies to provide specialty turn-key heavy hauling for customers in the civil construction, transportation, and building construction, manufacturing, Marcellus Shale, and heavy equipment industries.
High Transit offers in-house engineering for load-stress analysis, routing analysis from origin to destination, permit ordering, escort trucks, and drivers, certified mechanics, and move management. Active memberships include the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA); the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association (PMTA); and, American Trucking Associations (ATA). For more information, please visit www.hightransit.com.
High Structural Erectors LLC
High Structural Erectors LLC specializes in the erection of structural steel bridges, structural precast concrete bridges, structural precast concrete parking structures, and architectural precast building cladding. Headquartered in Lancaster, Pa., its services also include crane operations, site logistics, bridge steel rehabilitation, heat straightening of damaged girders, concrete repair, and emergency repairs.
High Structural Erectors is an AISC certified erector with bridge endorsement, PCI certified erector for (A) architectural systems and (S2) complex structural systems, certified welding, crane, and other industry certifications and licenses. An affiliate of High Industries Inc., the company serves markets throughout the mid-Atlantic region. For more information, visit www.highstructuralerectors.com.
High Structural Erectors provided erection services for Maryland DOT's Purple Line project including the bridge at Silver Spring Station (shown) and Rock Creek Bridge.
The Jim Thorpe Memorial Bridge carries Route 903 over the Lehigh River, Lehigh Canal, and two railroad tracks. High Structural Erectors erected 2,199 tons of weathering steel plate girders.
High Steel Service Center LLC
Established in 1978, High Steel Service Center LLC processes coil steel, aluminum, and stainless steel flat-rolled products for use by original equipment manufacturers, laser processors, sheet metal fabricators, and others. The firm operates a 200,000-square-foot, 150,000-ton capacity metal distribution operation located in Lancaster, Pa. Value-added services include state-of-the-art stretcher leveling, e-Drive roller leveling, roller leveling, multi-cut precision blanking, slitting, shearing, and sawing services for carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum flat-rolled and general line products.
With more than 60 employees, the firm serves customers throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, and West Virginia. The company positions itself as The Dependability Difference®, indicating a range of attributes including complete inventory, right-the-first-time quality, on-time delivery, value-added processing, competitive pricing, and strong customer relationships in support of its customers’ profitable growth. For more information call 800.732.0346 or 717.299.8989, or visit www.highsteelservicecenter.com.
HIGHSL® is made on a Red Bud Industries stretcher leveler plus two Bradbury roller levelers, one with eDrive technology, to eliminate internal stresses that cause flatness problems in steel, aluminum, and stainless steel sheet and plate.
A Precision Multi-Cut Blanking Line levels, slits, and cuts to length all in one operation to help support Just-In-Time turnaround.
A high-speed looping pit slitter provides superior product quality to help reduce customers' total costs.
High Concrete Group LLC
Headquartered in Denver,Pa., High Concrete Group’s products include award-winning architectural facades, insulated and structural enclosure systems, parking garages, stadiums, and other precast structures for commercial, medical, mission-critical data centers, educational, public, and recreational/entertainment applications. High Concrete leads the industry in the use of innovative, fully-integrated, data-rich 3-D BIM models that drive efficiencies and resource planning through our ERP, integrated production equipment, and construction systems.
Employing nearly 500 co-workers, the group has provided precast components for more than 6,000 projects since 1957. High Concrete Group operates plants in Denver, Pa., and Springboro, Ohio; as well as High Concrete Accessories, a Denver, Pa.-based national precasting embedment supplier, and StructureCare, the leading preventive maintenance, service, repair, and consulting resource in the industry. For more information on High Concrete Group, including employment opportunities, visit www.highconcrete.com or e-mail email@example.com.
High Concrete Group fabricated the thermally efficient walls for the Statue of Liberty Museum and Screening Facility. The project was recognized with PCI's Special Award for Sustainable Design.
The ribbon-like exterior of 1200 Intrepid in the Philadelphia Navy Yard resembles a shock wave. The project was recognized with PCI's Harry H. Edwards Industry Advancement Award.
Two planetary mixers were installed in the East Building, the new home of High Concrete’s architectural precast operations.
High Construction Company
High Construction Company provides preconstruction, design-build, general contracting, and construction management services throughout the mid-Atlantic region. High Construction specializes in the commercial, industrial, education, hospitality, retail, health care, and multi-family residential markets. The family-owned business is headquartered in Lancaster, Pa. For more information about High Construction, call 717.291.2276 or visit www.highconstruction.com.
Greenfield Architects Ltd.
Headquartered in Lancaster, Pa., Greenfield Architects Ltd., provides architecture, planning, interior design, and adaptive reuse services for educational, health care, corporate offices, government and municipal, industrial, manufacturing, processing, distribution, hospitality, retail, places of worship, and multi-family residential clients throughout the eastern United States. For more information, please call (717) 293-4475 or visit greenfieldarchitects.net.
High Real Estate Group LLC
High Real Estate Group is a full-service real estate organization that provides expertise in development, brokerage, architecture, construction, and investments. The company holds real estate assets with an estimated market value of approximately $1 billion. It also offers a full complement of real estate services including asset and property management, appraisal services, grounds and property maintenance, strategic planning, and consulting. The company manages nearly nine million square feet of office, industrial, multi-family, hotel, and retail properties throughout the eastern United States. High Real Estate Group is family-owned, and based in Greenfield, East Lampeter Township, Lancaster, Pa. More information is available at www.highrealestategroup.com.
High owns and operates Greenfield, a Center for Community, and four commercial/industrial centers located in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Florida.
High retail developments include The Crossings at Conestoga Creek lifestyle shopping center with 258 luxury apartments and a Residence Inn by Marriott, anchored by Wegmans.
High Real Estate Group LLC develops, acquires, and today owns and operates more than 2,500 quality, market-rate residential units in South Central Pennsylvania and in North and South Carolina. The portfolio consistently averages more than 95 percent occupancy and outperforms the market in tenant turnover rates.
The SpringHill Inn and Suites by Marriott-Allentown Bethlehem/Center Valley, Pa. is one of 15 hotel properties owned and operated by High Real Estate Group affiliate High Hotels Ltd.
High participates in public-private partnerships to eliminate blight in Lancaster City’s core and to continue to contribute to the ongoing revitalization of the City. The new East Tower and newly remodeled West Tower of Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square opened in 2019.
High Associates Ltd.
Headquartered in Lancaster, Pa., High Associates is a leading developer of industrial, office, retail, and multifamily facilities throughout the eastern United States. An affiliate of High Real Estate Group LLC, the firm also provides tenant care and property management services for the High Real Estate Group-owned portfolio of more than nine million square feet valued at almost $1 billion and provides development, brokerage, appraisal, and consultative services. For more information, visit www.highassociates.com.
High Associates' brokerage team provides marketing expertise in selling and leasing industrial and commercial real estate—including warehouse, office, retail space, multi-family, and investment sales—as well as buyer and tenant representation.
Professional valuation and consulting services support the requirements and goals of corporations, lenders, attorneys, accountants, municipalities, and individual property owners.
The development services team provides customized, single-source, turnkey solutions to our clients’ most challenging real estate projects.
Within our Pennsylvania market, our expert team provides comprehensive interior and exterior renovation services for not only our own tenants but also additional clients who seek an experienced, professional approach to their facility needs.
High Hotels Ltd.
High Hotels Ltd. develops, acquires, owns, and operates award-winning select-service and extended-stay hotels in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. The family-owned company’s properties are franchised through Hilton Hotels Corporation and Marriott International, Inc., and currently serve Harrisburg-West (3), Lancaster (3), Allentown-Bethlehem, Reading, Wilkes-Barre, and York, Pa.; Ewing (2), and Mt. Laurel, N.J.; and, Middletown, N.Y. (2). An affiliate of High Real Estate Group LLC based in Lancaster, Pa., High Hotels is recognized as a leader and has received many awards for excellent customer service. In 2019 High Hotels is celebrating 30 years in business. More information is available at www.HighHotels.com or 717.293.4446.
High Hotels owns and operates Marriott-branded properties including Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites, TownePlace Suites, and Courtyard by Marriott. Shown is the Residence Inn by Marriott-Lancaster, Pa.
Hilton-branded properties include the Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden inn, and Homewood Suites. Shown is the Hampton Inn-Harrisburg West.
The Courtyard by Marriott-Lancaster is the first U.S. Marriott property to have 100 percent of its electrical needs supplied by the sun.