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The Hydraulic Excavator
Bill Reeves brings one of the first hydraulic excavators to Atlanta. He starts Reeves Contracting Company by installing utilities throughout the City.
10 Years in Business
Reeves Contracting Company continues to expand and celebrates 10 years in business.
Grading work
Reeves Contracting Company’s services expand to include grading work in addition to utility installation.
Dean Reeves Joins Company
Dean Reeves graduates from Georgia Tech and leads the company to work on legacy projects like the Georgia Dome.
Full Site Development
Reeves Contracting’s services expand to include full site development services including paving, curbing, landscaping, and ornamental masonry.
Our Expertise Increases
The company develops even greater expertise in complex, technically challenging work.
Georgia World Congress Center
Reeves builds the infrastructure for the Georgia World Congress Center.
Eric Young Joins Holder Construction
Eric Young joins Holder Construction and builds projects for Fortune 500 clients. Eric and Dean Reeves are introduced.
Reeves Contracting Company Works with Brasfield & Gorrie
Eric Young joins Brasfield & Gorrie and grows the firm from the ground up. He later becomes Division Manager of the Commercial and Institutional Divisions and Vice President. Reeves Contracting Company performs the infrastructure work for many Brasfield & Gorrie projects.
Infrastructure for Centennial Place
Reeves Contracting Company builds the infrastructure for Centennial Place – the new multifamily project that replaces a 1950’s housing project. Atlanta redevelops downtown in preparation for the 1996 Olympics.
Half-Century in Business
Reeves Contracting Company celebrates a half-century in business.
Work on Georgia Aquarium Begins
Eric Young is the Project Executive for the construction of the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Reeves Contracting Company performs all of the site development and utility work on the project.
Earth-moving Record
Reeves Contracting moves 1.6 million cubic yards of dirt on a single project, setting a record for the company.
Eric Young Joins Reeves Contracting
Eric Young retires from Brasfield & Gorrie before the age of 40 and becomes co-owner of Reeves Contracting Company.
William Reeves Leads Heavy Civil Division
William Reeves, 3rd generation of Reeves leadership, takes over the Heavy Civil Division.
Atlanta Beltline
Reeves Contracting Company builds the Atlanta Beltline’s Historic Fourth Ward Park and the firm expands into General Contracting services.
Geographic Reach Expands
The firm’s geographic footprint is expanded throughout the Southeast.
Water Resources Division
Reeves Contracting Company adds a Water Resources Division, bringing new water reuse technology to the country.
Reeves Acquires Potts Construction
Reeves Contracting Company acquires Potts Construction and begins providing full-service vertical construction services.
Reeves Contracting Company renamed Reeves Young
In order to reflect its current ownership, the company rebranded as Reeves Young and broke ground on a new 50,000 square foot, Class A office space in Sugar Hill, Georgia.
Matt McCormack joins Reeves Young to Lead Water Resources Division
Matt McCormack takes over the Water Resources Division adding expertise in the construction of water reclamation, water treatment, and water innovation facilities.
New Office Opens in Nashville
To better serve its clients throughout the Southeast, Reeves Young opens an office in Nashville, Tennessee.
New Office Opens in Greenville
To better serve its clients throughout the Southeast, Reeves Young opens an office in Greenville, South Carolina.
Creation of Industrial Business Unit
Reeves Young adds an Industrial Business Unit. From distribution facilities to complex manufacturing campuses, we have created a team that has the expertise to assist clients through each phase of their project from concept to completion.
Reeves Young Celebrates 70 Years in Business
In 2022, Reeves Young is blessed to celebrate 70 years of being in business. We are grateful for all of our clients, industry partners, friends, and employees who have made this success possible.
Reeves Young Leadership Change Announcements
Chad McLeod is named President of Reeves Young. Chad previously served as Senior Vice President for the Company and brings three decades of experience in various leadership positions to his new role as President. William Reeves is named Executive Vice President of Reeves Young. William previously served as Senior Vice President for the Company and continues his family's legacy as the third generation of leadership for the Company.
Reeves Young Reaches 600+ Employees
In 2023, Reeves Young reached a huge company milestone, welcoming their 600th employee. Reeves Young has demonstrated significant, steady growth, having expanded from just 20 employees in 2000 to over 600 in 2023.

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As experts in the technically complex site and infrastructure work, water resources, and multi-level vertical construction, our team’s diverse experience offers unparalleled project insight and the unique ability to collaborate successfully with distinct user groups.