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History

1976 — FCL founder Bobby Stovall purchased J.L. Williams and renamed the company Four Columns, Ltd. after the majestic columns in the front of his childhood home.

1979 — Current FCL Builders President Michael J. Boro joins the Four Columns team.

1986 — Current Vice President Chris Linn starts at Four Columns as a superintendent.

1987 – Four Columns, Ltd. merged with Stava Construction Company with the intent of using the firms’ combined talents in the Chicagoland industrial construction development market. The new company, FCL/Stava Group, Inc., centered around the design/build concept.

1989 — Current Executive Vice President, Carmen Dodaro, joins FCL/Stava Group as a Project Manager

1993 — Mike Boro, Carmen Dodaro and three others purchased the company and FCL Builders was formed. The development side separated to become a separate company with completely different ownership. The separation allowed the new company, FCL Builders to expand its client base to include multiple developers and individual clients.

1993 — Mike Boro becomes the President and a Principal of FCL Builders.

1995 — Current Vice President of Project Development, Randy Lindenberg, joins FCL Builders as an Estimator.

1998 — Chris Linn becomes Vice President and a Principal of FCL Builders.

1999 — Current Vice President of Finance, Dean O’Brien, joins FCL Builders as a Project Financial Manager.

2006 — Randy Lindenberg becomes the Vice President of Project Development and a Principal of FCL Builders.

2006 — Dean O’Brien becomes the Vice President of Finance and a Principal of FCL Builders.

2014 — FCL Builders expands out of the Midwest with a new office in Dallas, TX.

2015 — FCL Builders expands to the Southeast opening an office in Suwanee (Atlanta), GA.

Today, FCL Builders remains a customer focused company and has successfully completed hundreds of construction projects for many long term customers and leading national companies. Over our nearly 40 years in business, our commitment to customer service has never wavered. We are proud to be a national leader in the new construction of Warehousing & Distribution, Cold Storage & Food Processing and Industrial & Manufacturing facilities.

Additionally, our depth of expertise has grown. In addition to our industrial experiences, we have developed an impressive portfolio in the construction of Commercial & Retail, Sports & Recreation, Healthcare, Hospitality, Government & Public Facilities, Office & Corporate, Data Centers and Transportation facilities.

Throughout the country, FCL is prepared to serve you as your construction professionals and your advocate.