Why Choose J.M. Cope?

We Are A Partner for the Duration

At J.M. Cope, our mission is to understand the values and priorities of our clients so we can deliver a quality product following a process that provides peace of mind. We have experience in the field and much more. Our know-how covers managing multiple projects that are in all stages of construction, addressing the needs of stakeholders, balancing budget constraints, maintaining construction schedules, and keeping workers and the public safe.

How We Work Toward Project Success

As a trusted advisor, J.M. Cope offers our clients a variety of construction delivery method services.

CM at Risk
Design And Build
General Contracting
Program Management
CM Agency
CM at Risk
General Contracting
Program Management
CM Agency

But no matter the services we provide or contract method under which we provide them, our approach to client service is the same – we work to truly know and understand our clients, their goals, and their priorities. We make those goals our own. Through a collaborative approach, J.M. Cope continually is mindful of our core values of integrity, safety, care, innovation, and excellence. We start with the assembly of the right team for our clients’ projects. To achieve quality results, we start with brainstorming ideas and discussing goals openly. We enjoy our work the most when it can be done in an environment of cooperation and trust, so on every project, our goal is to create those ideal conditions starting with our own actions. Through open and honest communication, and a culture of fairness, we seek to build relationships that lead to success.

Clinton Jr. College Library
Rock Hill, SC

“As a small historically black two year institution, it was a struggle to raise all the funds for the project in a timely manner. Mr. Cope and his team understood our situation and once the project began, the work never stopped for lack of funds.”

Ms. Elaine Copeland, (Former) President, Clinton Jr. College

Rock Hill School District 3 – Program Management
Rock Hill, SC

“First of all, there are a whole lot of folks out there with perhaps bigger names and more exposure, [but] JM Cope is a family business, it is a small but extremely technically capable firm that can manage your projects, can manage your programs, with a home town flare but a fortune 500 capability.”

Mr. Anthony Cox, Superintendent, Rock Hill Schools

Hope of Israel Congregation Expansion
Charlotte, NC

“I’m thankful that our building committee chose J.M. Cope for our expansion project. I would recommend J.M. Cope because of the owners and the project managers. They were very fair, they were very budget-conscious, they were very honest. And most importantly, not in just our newly expanded portion, but in our existing building – they stood behind their warranty work with any repairs and addressed any concerns that we had.”

Ms. Tami Huntsberger, Building Committee Liaison, Hope of Israel Congregation

Action Stainless
Rock Hill, SC

“I would not hesitate to recommend J. M. Cope Construction for any project. From the management to the superintendents to the laborers to the subcontractors, they exude professionalism, attention to detail and commitment to excellence.”

Mr. Jason B. Tuttle, Principal, Nova Capital Partners

Family Trust Federal Credit Union Headquarters
Rock Hill, SC

“Because of their quality of work, dependability, and a commitment to excellence, our Board of Directors no longer places construction jobs out for bid.”

Mr. Lee Gardner, President/CEO, Family Trust Federal Credit Union

First Baptist Church
Rock Hill, SC

“[Your team] was easy to work with and kept us well informed of the project schedule and expenditures as the job progressed. [They were] especially helpful as we ran into unexpected …problems…[JM Cope went] well beyond the call of duty…”

Mr. Jim Davis, Owner’s Representative, First Baptist Church
Palmetto Tri-County Medicine
Lancaster, SC

“J.M. Cope exceeded our expectation in terms of quality in every respect, cost effectiveness, and timeliness.”

Ms. Kathy Sistare, RN, Palmetto Tri-County Internal Medicine
York County Sheriff’s Office
York County, SC

I further believe that any entity considering such approaches will find the Cope Construction team a professional, knowledgeable, and fair partner in completing any construction project. They are a well-rounded professional team player.

Mr. Ralph A. Misle - Chief Jail Administrator, York County Sheriff’s Office

City of Rock Hill
Rock Hill, SC

Without hesitation, I would recommend J.M. Cope Construction for any challenging projects and would look forward to working with their able professionals again in the future.

Mr. Mark Kettlewell, Water and Sewer Utilities, City of Rock Hill

J.M. Cope has done a great job of supporting us making sure that we are on time, within our budget, and that we have quality buildings and quality renovations.

Dr. Kelly Pew, Former Superintendent, Rock Hill School District

What made J.M. Cope different – they are part of our community and they had to succeed in this bond program. The teamwork approach between our construction management firm, J.M. Cope, and Rock Hill Schools has been flawless.

Brian Vaughan, Executive Director of Facilities Services, Rock Hill School District