JCP Construction’s James Phelps was recently featured on CBS 58 where he commented on the impact of the pandemic.
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James Phelps founded JCP Construction during the Great Recession of 2008, which helped him navigate a worldwide pandemic.
“It was a challenge, but we made it through the year and we’re profitable,” he said.
Before the pandemic, JCP Construction was named general contractor for the 2020 Democratic National Convention. But COVID-19 sent most of the DNC to Delaware, and a sizable chunk of JCP’s business with it. Phelps said he had to adjust.
“One thing JCP does is both the general contracting and construction management. We also work on larger projects as a contractor, so we kind of pivot it back to the subcontractor work,” Phelps said.
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