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October 16, 2021 | LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business

LSU Announces the Rankings on the 2021 LSU 100 and LSU Roaring 10

October 16, 2021 – LSU announces the company rankings for the Eleventh Annual LSU 100 and LSU ROARING 10. The LSU 100 identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest growing LSU graduate-owned or LSU graduate-led businesses in the world.

May 12, 2021 | Pensacola News Journal

Wine World retail store opens in Pensacola, deli and Wine Bar restaurant to follow in July

May 12, 2021 – Adult beverage buffs rejoice — Pensacola’s newest sanctuary for wines, spirits and beer is now open on Bayou Boulevard. 

May 12, 2021 | Pensacola News Journal

Wine World retail store opens in Pensacola, deli and Wine Bar restaurant to follow in July

May 12, 2021 – Adult beverage buffs rejoice — Pensacola’s newest sanctuary for wines, spirits and beer is now open on Bayou Boulevard. 

September 13, 2021 | LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business

LSU Announces the 2021 LSU 100 and LSU ROARING 10

September 13, 2021 – LSU announces the list of the Eleventh Annual LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses. The LSU 100 is a highly competitive program that identifies, recognizes, and celebrates the 100 fastest growing LSU graduate-owned or LSU graduate-led businesses in the world.

September 15, 2021 | The Advocate

LSU releases annual list of top Tiger businesses, including Roaring 10 with highest revenue

September 15, 2021 – The 11th annual LSU 100, which recognizes the fastest-growing businesses either owned or led by LSU graduates is out. The exact company rankings on the list will be announced at a private gathering in October.

September 15, 2021 | The Advocate

LSU releases annual list of top Tiger businesses, including Roaring 10 with highest revenue

September 15, 2021 – The 11th annual LSU 100, which recognizes the fastest-growing businesses either owned or led by LSU graduates is out. The exact company rankings on the list will be announced at a private gathering in October.

May 19, 2021 | Warren Averrett

Warren Averett’s Pensacola Office Moves to Maritime Place

May 19, 2021 – Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors has relocated its Pensacola office to Maritime Place. As of May 19, 2021, the Pensacola team will operate out of a new workspace at 350 W Cedar Street, Suite 400, Pensacola, FL 32502.

Photo of Warren Averrett, a commercial construction project of Bear General Contracts
Photo of Blue Wahoos dorm, a commercial construction project of Bear General Contractors

June 15, 2020 | Minor League Baseball

If you list it, they will come to Pensacola: Blue Wahoos earn Promo of the Month for Airbnb listing

June 15, 2020 – It’s a common activity for people everywhere: finding a home online and imagining what life would be like living at someone else’s place. These days, through rental services like Airbnb, you can spend a night at some of those beautiful and awe-inspiring dwellings, trading in the traditional hotel experience for something a little homier while on vacation.

June 15, 2020 | Minor League Baseball

If you list it, they will come to Pensacola: Blue Wahoos earn Promo of the Month for Airbnb listing

June 15, 2020 – It’s a common activity for people everywhere: finding a home online and imagining what life would be like living at someone else’s place. These days, through rental services like Airbnb, you can spend a night at some of those beautiful and awe-inspiring dwellings, trading in the traditional hotel experience for something a little homier while on vacation

Photo of Blue Wahoos dorm, a commercial construction project of Bear General Contractors

November 2, 2020 | Baptist Health Care

Transforming Baptist - New Health Campus

November 2, 2020 – Now we forge ahead with renewed commitment and passion, ready to care for the community for many years into the future. Our new campus supports our Vision to be the trusted partner for improving the quality of life for all people, regardless of the age and stage of life they face.

Rendering of Baptist - New Health new campus, a commercial construction project of Bear General Contractors
Photo of Ross and Dan Bruns with Luke Pittman of Bear General Contractors

March 29, 2021 | WEAR-TV

Angels rush in with the gift of time

March 29, 2021 – A mother and father found themselves facing the unimaginable. In desperation, they reached out for help. Sue Straughn shares how a whole host of Angels showed up at the door and gave them the gift of time.

March 29, 2021 | WEAR-TV

Angels rush in with the gift of time

March 29, 2021 – A mother and father found themselves facing the unimaginable. In desperation, they reached out for help. Sue Straughn shares how a whole host of Angels showed up at the door and gave them the gift of time.

Photo of Ross and Dan Bruns with Luke Pittman of Bear General Contractors

November 11, 2020 | Pensacola News Journal

Wine World liquor store and Wine Bar restaurant coming to Bayou Boulevard in 2021

November 11, 2020 – A new liquor store and adjoining restaurant run by a Pensacola-born entrepreneur are coming to Bayou Boulevard next year.

Photo of the exterior of Wine World, a commercial construction project of Bear General Contractors
Photo of the exterior Savoy Place, a commercial construction project of Bear General Contractors

September 4, 2020 | Pensacola News Journal

Savoy Place apartments, named to honor iconic ballroom, set to open in Belmont-DeVilliers

September 4, 2020 – The Savoy Ballroom, a two-story night club in the historic Belmont-DeVilliers neighborhood, was the place to be on weekends before it fell vacant and was torn down in the 1990s. Now construction is wrapping up on a new $7 million mixed-use apartment complex, named Savoy Place to honor the history of the land it sits on.

September 4, 2020 | Pensacola News Journal

Savoy Place apartments, named to honor iconic ballroom, set to open in Belmont-DeVilliers

September 4, 2020 – The Savoy Ballroom, a two-story night club in the historic Belmont-DeVilliers neighborhood, was the place to be on weekends before it fell vacant and was torn down in the 1990s. Now construction is wrapping up on a new $7 million mixed-use apartment complex, named Savoy Place to honor the history of the land it sits on.

Photo of the exterior Savoy Place, a commercial construction project of Bear General Contractors

August 6, 2020 | Studer Community Institute

Early learning play space coming to Moreno Court

August 6, 2020 – An early learning play space is coming soon to the Moreno Court campus, thanks to a combined $15,000 in grants from the Bear and Kugelman family foundations.

Blueprint of the Moreno Court play space
Photo of the Moreno Court groundbreaking

January 19, 2021 | Studer Community Institute

Moreno Court playground project breaks ground

January 19, 2021 – Play spaces and materials that make the most of nature, that include water features, sand features, and wood and greenery connect children to the world around them. The young children in Moreno Court didn’t have those things. Until someone changed that.

January 19, 2021 | Studer Community Institute

Moreno Court playground project breaks ground

January 19, 2021 – Play spaces and materials that make the most of nature, that include water features, sand features, and wood and greenery connect children to the world around them. The young children in Moreno Court didn’t have those things. Until someone changed that.

Photo of the Moreno Court groundbreaking

August 8, 2019 | Pensacola News Journal

Former NFL player Josh Sitton buys downtown Pensacola post office building

August 8, 2019 – People walk by the courtyard in front of the downtown Pensacola U.S. Post Office every day, but former NFL player Josh Sitton hopes that courtyard will soon be a place for people to stop and socialize.

Photo of downtown Pensacola post office
Photo of Catholic High School Fitness Center, a commercial construction project of Bear General Contractors

January 18, 2021 | Pensacola News Journal

Photos: Pensacola Catholic High School unveils new athletic complex

January 18, 2021 – View photos of our work for Pensacola Catholic High School’s fitness center.

January 18, 2021 | Pensacola News Journal

Photos: Pensacola Catholic High School unveils new athletic complex

January 18, 2021 – View photos of our work for Pensacola Catholic High School’s fitness center.

Photo of Catholic High School Fitness Center, a commercial construction project of Bear General Contractors

June 15, 2017 | Studer Community Institute

Pensacola's favorite sons helping invest in community's future

June 15, 2017 – Pensacola has a proud tradition of turning out football greats. Now, several of those favorite sons are joining forces to help invest in the early educational opportunities of the children of this community.

Photo of cofounder of Bear General Contractors Josh Sitton with community youths
Photo of cofounder of Bear General Contractors Josh Sitton on-stage, hosting an event

June 21, 2018 | Pensacola News Journal

Pensacola NFL offensive guard Josh Sitton hosts Light Up Learning

June 21, 2018 – View photos of the Light Up Learning event, hosted by Bear General Contractor’s co-founder Josh Sitton.

June 21, 2018 | Pensacola News Journal

Pensacola NFL offensive guard Josh Sitton hosts Light Up Learning

June 21, 2018 – View photos of the Light Up Learning event, hosted by Bear General Contractor’s co-founder Josh Sitton.

Photo of cofounder of Bear General Contractors Josh Sitton on-stage, hosting an event

August 22, 2019 | Minor League Baseball

Pensacola's Josh Sitton Makes Transition, Connection From NFL To Blue Wahoo's

August 22, 2019 – Retired NFL lineman’s new construction business helping with SFOC projects. On the first week of NFL exhibition games, the first time Josh Sitton wasn’t involved in pro football in 12 years, curiosity got the best of him.

Photo of the Bear General Contractors team in the office
NFL Flag Pensacola, Derrick Brooks Chairities & Studer55 Athletics
NFL Flag Pensacola, Derrick Brooks Chairities & Studer55 Athletics