Prominent construction companies in Georgia include Pittman Construction Company, H.J. Russell & Company and Turner Construction Company. Based in Conyers, Pittman Construction Company has been in business since 1884. Herman J. Russell established the Atlanta-based H.J. Russell & Company in 1952, and Turner Construction opened its Atlanta office in 1976.
As of 2015, the fourth generation of the Pittman family is leading the company, and its services include asphalt paving. The company is a major contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation. H. J. Russell & Company is a family-owned business with expertise in construction, program management and real-estate development. Completed projects include Hartsfield-Atlanta Jackson International Airport Concourse E and New Orleans International Airport. Turner Construction Company's Georgia projects include the Baxter Pharmaceuticals plant in Covington, Fort Benning Hospital in Columbus and the 1180 Peachtree Building in Midtown Atlanta.