Spates Construction is a family business that was started in 1974 by Frank and Jeannette Spates. In 2001, they turned the company over to their sons Grant, Dana, and Lee. Over the years, they have concentrated on commercial construcion. They build schools, churches, office buildings, retail stores, manufacturing plants, and recreational centers. Spates has been an authorized dealer for Star Building Systems pre-engineered steel buildings since 1975. They offer their services for all stages of your project from permitting through to a completed facility.Grant Spates started workng for the company n 1975. Dana and Lee joined in 1979 and 1983. Their core of superintendents, Glenn Bonin, Mark Lewis, and Jody Alix, have been with the company for over 20 years. All graduated from North Country Union High School and went right to work for Spates Construction. Beginning as laborers, they became carpenters, and all evolved into job superintendents. With over 121 years of construction field experience, Spates knows construction from trenches to trusses, and levels to lasers. Grant Spates and Oscar Thayer (24 years) work in the offic. New to the office is Amy Hilliker. They have 12 more loyal employees working on the job sites. Spates Construction has had two good years in 2011 and 2012, completing renovations for Sterling College, located in Craftsbury Common, Vermont, entry renovations at the Caledonia County Courthouse, floor renovations at the North Country Union Junior High School, completed the A wing roof replacement at North Country Union High School; and did exterior site renovations for the Derby Public Safety Building. Spates Construction also completed the construction of the new town garage for the town of Jay, and is nearly finised the renovation and construction of the new units for the Newport Family Housing and Limited Partnership in Newort, Vermont. The new complex will be called Lakebridge at Compass Drive. The project entailed the demolition of six existing buildings, renovation of three others, and the construction of two new buildings, for a total of 21 new and renovated apartments. Completion of the Lakebridge project is slated for October of 2012. Spates is also working on a horse barn and riding arena for Kristin Mason.They provide their services with professionalism, constructive suggestions, integrity and candor. Their crews will construct your project with craftmanship and pride, two things Vermont is well known for. They wish to hank their past customers for trusting them to handle their projects.