About MEB General Contractors

Founded in 1982, MEB is today one of the most experienced and respected providers of construction services in the Hampton Roads region, the Commonwealth of Virginia and throughout the Mid-Atlantic. With nearly 250 employees and over $150 million in annual revenue, MEB has the resources and strength to provide the highest level of service on a broad variety of project types. Our diverse portfolio includes all types of government, industrial, commercial, and heavy civil projects and our ability to self-perform significant aspects of any project gives us a competitive advantage. In our 34 year history, MEB has evolved into a leader among the regions General Contractors and has been recognized as one of the “Top 400” Contractors in the United States by ENR magazine as well as one of the "Best Places to Work" by Inside Business magazine. MEB is centrally located in Chesapeake, VA with an additional office in Richmond, VA, and performs work throughout the Mid Atlantic.


Our areas of specialty include: Water and Wastewater Treatment, Utilities, Industrial Facilities, Manufacturing and Distribution Facilities, Warehouses, Fueling, Jails, Office Buildings, Retail Development, Recreational Facilities, Pump StationsBridges, Parking Structures

MEB has completed private development projects in Virginia for such recognizable names as HRSD, Gold Key/PHR, Colonna's Shipyard, Norfolk Southern, Carter/CAT Machinery, Liberty Property Trust, S.L. Nusbaum Realty, Raytheon, NASA, Smithfield Foods, Phillip Morris, and Virginia Natural Gas.

MEB has a reputation for completing award winning projects throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and has been recognized as Contractor of the Year by both the City of Chesapeake and the American Public Works Authority (APWA). MEB is a leader in the Hampton Roads region in the successful execution of design-build projects. Clients have included the Federal Government, state and local municipalities as well as private industry. Project types have ranged from manufacturing facilities to water treatment plants to headquarters office buildings. In all cases, MEB has lead the effort from start to finish, assembling design teams, managing design and pre-construction activities, securing all approvals and permits and following through on all construction, commissioning and close-out phases.

MEB's home office houses project managers, project engineers, administrative assistants, accounting, safety, and equipment maintenance and delivery. Our site management personnel consist of superintendents, quality control representatives and foremen, as well as numerous field crews that allow MEB to self perform significant aspects of our various projects. The superintendents interface with all divisions of the home office, subcontractors, foremen, Owner reps, design professionals, and quality control personnel. The superintendent has authority to direct the subcontractors, schedule meetings, and execute field changes. The superintendents also have the authority to order any materials or services they deem necessary to execute the work in accordance with the contract.