Clifton, Jalin and James Phelps were recently featured in the the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Family-owned JCP Construction stays nimble, keeps growing

Sitting on metal folding chairs in an empty upstairs room of a two-story office building just north of downtown Milwaukee, the Phelps brothers offered their vision for how their new offices will look.

Starting later this month, the space will begin to become the new home of JCP Construction, a growing, African-American, family-owned business headed by James, Jalin and Clifton Phelps. Renderings show a plain 20th-century office transformed into a sleek 21st-century design hub.

“It’s all going to be opened up and have glass coming in here and a nice feature wall, so it’s going to be nice,” said Jalin, JCP’s 32-year-old vice president of field operation and the youngest of the brothers.

The Phelps brothers said it took years to grow JCP from a small construction firm operating out of their parents’ home to one that’s working on large projects around the state, including the Northwestern Mutual tower downtown. The company has 37 employees and annual revenue of $5 million to $7 million.

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