Why BSP?

BSP, an industry leader in tenant improvement, guides clients throughout construction, handling diverse projects from full multi-floor demolition to luxury finished spaces.



For over 40 years, Burke has cultivated enduring relationships with owners, designers, commercial real estate professionals, developers and subcontractors. Our commitment to internal and external stakeholders underscores the foundational role these connections play in our success. Burke’s accomplishments serve as a testament to the impact of the bonds we have meticulously forged.


In a world driven by instant gratification, it is easy to adopt a “just get it done” mentality. Burke approaches projects with a commitment to excellence, prioritizing optimal solutions through a mindset centered on clarity, urgency and expertise.


Burke redefines the contractor experience through a nontraditional approach. Focused on client satisfaction and a unified team approach, we collaborate with architects, owners, and subcontractors to exceed expectations. Our commitment to excellence guarantees unparalleled results, creating a memorable journey for clients.


We cultivate a culture of ongoing education, guided by the philosophy that continuous learning is mutually beneficial (CLIMB). Burke empowers project teams with technologies, learning tools and resources, recognizing that a proficient team is instrumental in our company’s success and the satisfaction of our clients.


Community involvement is an integral part of our identity. We understand that our success is intertwined with the well-being of the communities we serve. Burke is committed to giving back and making a positive impact, demonstrating our values and dedication to producing meaningful change.


Burke champions action and results, thriving on transforming great ideas into tangible accomplishments. Complacency and adherence to outdated norms have no place in our culture. Burke embraces innovation, relentlessly enhancing best practices and processes to maximize efficiency. Our team is empowered to surpass comfort zones, recognizing that constant innovation is the key to effective execution.


BSP’s leadership epitomizes excellence. While our roots lie in construction, we believe in the paramount power of our people. Our steadfast commitment revolves around nurturing and developing our team, setting an unparalleled standard in leadership that paves the way for future generations.

  • Burke Special Projects | Who We Are | Jim Colegrove
    Jim Colegrove
    Co-Managing Partner

    In 2009, Jim embarked on his journey with Burke as an independent contractor, and it was there that he recognized the untapped potential for a tenant improvement division.​ Today, that division proudly bears the name Burke Special Projects (BSP). Jim, at the helm of these projects, manages every aspect of construction and development, ensuring that each client receives an extraordinary and personalized experience, as well as real-time market information. With over 30 years of construction industry experience, Jim operates with unwavering speed and precision, faithfully delivering on the promise of transforming client visions into tangible reality. While Jim now carries an air of professionalism and refinement, he fearlessly expressed himself through music in his earlier days, captivating audiences with his long hair and undeniable talent as a rock band member.

  • Burke Special Projects | Who We Are | Kevin Burke
    Kevin Burke
    Co-Managing Partner

    Kevin is a true visionary in the realm of comprehensive construction management, crafting building solutions that make a lasting impact across the nation. ​With an unwavering focus on execution, Kevin exemplifies persistence and resolute commitment to bringing client visions to life. He not only builds structures but also trusting relationships, consistently delivering on his promises by deftly managing his company’s strategy and operations to ensure triumph in every project. Kevin believes he would not be the man he is today without the risk-taking and hard work of his parents, as well as the invaluable education he received at Kansas State University, which instilled critical thinking and problem-solving skills. His involvement in leadership and industry organizations has not only shaped his professional network but also fortified the foundation of his enduring company. Clients hail Kevin as a paragon of professionalism, known for his meticulous attention to detail and building a team with unwavering dedication to understanding stakeholder needs and delivering exceptional service. Amidst his busy schedule, Kevin finds solace in the tranquil embrace of an early morning cycling ride, allowing the breathtaking scenery to rekindle his insights and grant him renewed clarity.

  • Burke Special Projects | Team | Kristen Holland
    Kristen Holland
    Senior Project Manager / Principal

    Kristen excels in her role as a Senior Project Manager for the Burke Special Projects team. Drawing from a distinct background in customer service and hands-on industry experience, Kristen forges unique bonds with each client, enabling her to consistently surpass expectations in project delivery. She strives to build genuine relationships with clients, infusing personal touches into her project management approach. Kristen’s extensive track record, combined with her strong ambition and leadership skills, is evident in her numerous noteworthy projects, including the Las Vegas Aces practice facility, Las Vegas’ Flyover attraction and the CBRE Las Vegas office. Her perseverance is a cornerstone of her work, continually fostering client connections and contributing to the growth of the Las Vegas community. Kristen’s ambition extends beyond the office, as she aspires to visit every baseball stadium in the United States!

  • Burke CGI | Executive Team | Bob Gittings
    Bob Gittings, CPA
    Chief Financial Officer

    Bob, a renowned authority in the world of accounting, commands over 30 years of unrivaled experience. His profound financial acumen, coupled with an education in economics from Cleveland State University, positions him as the driving force behind all financial operations within Burke Construction Group. As CFO, Bob fosters an environment of openness and honesty, empowering colleagues to fearlessly share their ideas. While he champions new perspectives and approaches, he remains the unwavering voice of reason, steering the organization on the path of success. During his tenure at Burke, he has forged strong bonds with his team, creating a sense of camaraderie akin to a tightly knit band of brothers and sisters who look out for one another. While upholding his professional commitments, Bob finds solace in venturing outdoors and exploring the wonders of the world alongside his beloved wife. Together, they have conquered over ten national parks, with their hearts set on countless more in the years to come.

  • Burke CGI | Executive Team | Carol Cleveland Thompson
    Carol Cleveland-Thompson
    Vice President - Corporate Services

    With an educational background in human services from Northeastern University, Carol brings a wealth of expertise in risk management, human resources, recruiting, employee retention, and employee benefits. Carol’s unwavering dedication to the well-being of every member of the Burke team sets her apart as a people-centric leader and a problem-solving professional. With a profound understanding that our people are the cornerstone of our company, her genuine passion for building relationships and connecting with every team member in the company creates a sense of unity and shared purpose. Carol’s instrumental role in instilling a culture of continuous learning has made it a guiding principle that permeates every aspect of life at Burke Construction Group. A proud Vegas resident, it is not an exaggeration to say Carol is the biggest Golden Knights fan in town, converting the Burke team into the greatest Golden Knights supporters. With Carol at the helm, our team thrives in an uplifting and energizing environment, where her infectious positivity fuels our collective success. Her unwavering dedication and upbeat persona make her an invaluable asset, not only to the Burke team but also to the Vegas community as a whole.

U.S. Senate and Asian-American & Pacific Islander Chamber

UnCommons, Certificates of Congressional Recognition

National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)

Developing Leader of the Year Award, Gitana Cafasso

Engineering News-Record (ENR)

Top 400 General Contractor in the United States (Rank #378)

The Sundry

2024 Honor Award, Retail Tenant Improvement - National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)
2023 Commercial Roof First Place, Metal Construction Association Design Awards - Metal Construction Association (MCA)
2023 Bronze Award, Excellence in Design - American Buildings – A Nucor Company
2023 Gold Award, Retail Project - American Buildings – A Nucor Company


2024 Merit Award, Office Tenant Improvement - National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)

Draft Kings

2024 Merit Award, Office Tenant Improvement - National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)

Matter Logistics @ North I-15

2024 Merit Award, Industrial Building over 250,000 Square Feet - National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)


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