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Turnkey Completes Construction at Georgia College


Chicago-based F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen (Paschen) has hired Atlanta based Turnkey Construction & Roofing (Turnkey) to help renovate Georgia College’s Milledgeville Campus. Turnkey is installing ceiling systems throughout the campus’ basketball arena that doubles as a large public venue for local various events. Turnkey is also completing flooring work in the campus’ library. Most recently, they completed rehabilitation work to the exteriors of some of the school’s historical buildings as well.

“We’re thrilled to be working with the FH Paschen team,” said Karl Ek, vice president, Turnkey. “Paschen is known nationwide for their expert institutional work and we’re honored to be part of their team on this and hopefully many more projects going forward,” he added.

“Turnkey was chosen because they have the expertise to complete a challenging project like this in a working environment,” said Leo Wright, vice president of F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen’s Job Order Contract Division. “Turnkey also has the local talent and resources needed to get these projects completed for us on a fast-track basis without sacrificing quality,” he explained.  The project is being completed under the EZIQC Program, which is Paschen’s Job Order Contract system offered to municipalities and agencies throughout the country to “fast track” their small to medium size projects using an agreed upon unit pricing system.

Turnkey most recently completed interior construction of 200 Office, a highly-affordable, cutting-edge work space for mobile professionals and entrepreneurs located at 200 Peachtree Street in the heart of downtown Atlanta. 200 Office offers a prime location for conducting business that is convenient and inexpensive. From state-of-the art conference rooms to great networking events, 200 Office meets the needs of the on-the-go professional.

About Georgia College

Founded in 1889, Georgia College, the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, residential learning communities, study abroad and myriad internships. For more information, visit


About F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen

In 1975, Frank H. Paschen founded Chicago Building Constructors, a general contracting company performing mostly remodeling and rehabilitation work in the Chicago area. In 1985, the company changed its name to F.H. Paschen, Inc. During this time, Paschen embarked on a period of sustained growth, successfully expanding again into new markets, including municipalities, school districts, colleges and universities and public housing authorities, and formed their Job Order Contract (JOC) Division to better serve our new and growing clientele. In 1992, F.H. Paschen expanded once again with the acquisition of S.N. Nielsen, one of Chicago’s oldest active general contracting firms, specializing in construction of health care, educational and institutional facilities. Today, F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen has operations in Illinois, Florida, Louisiana, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania, Indiana, Georgia, Ohio and Wisconsin and consists of over 200 technical professionals covering all construction disciplines. For more information, visit