09/17/18 Exciting News!

We are pleased to announce that effectively immediately, John Hershey, President of J. Hershey Building Consultants, has been asked to serve as a Board Member on the Community Associations Institute (CAI) National Business Partners Council.  According to CAI, “The Business Partners Council represents product and services providers and professionals. The Council is made up of twelve members, with at least one person who is one of the following: Accountant, Attorney, Banker, Insurance Professional, Information Technology Professional, and Reserve Specialist. The Council provides input on policy matters to the CAI Board of Trustees, and serves as a key resource to staff”.   John is a member of nine Community Associations Institute Chapters and regularly travels to CAI events throughout the country, guest speaking, networking and building relationships with property managers, association board members and business partners.

08/27/18 August Blue Print

Our August issue of The Blue Print features up-to-date information on current J. Hershey projects from a gutter analysis we will be performing in northern Ohio to the completion of a home renovation by our Design Build team in Libertyville.  We are also looking to hire a Licensed Architect or Engineer with Reserve Study experience, more information on how to apply can be found in the J. Hershey Happenings section!

The Blue Print by J. Hershey, August 2018

08/13/18 Professional with Reserve Study experience wanted!

We are looking for a Licensed Architect or Licensed Engineer with Reserve Study experience to join our J. Hershey Building Consultant’s team!  This person can be licensed in any state and will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects within a short period of time.  Experience with production drawings and construction management is desired but is not a requirement and this person may work remotely from home or from one of our four office locations.  To apply please send resume and cover letter to John Hershey at!

07/25/18 July Newsletter!

The J. Hershey Building Consultants team has been busy in recent weeks working on projects in multiple states from Illinois to Ohio, over to Pennsylvania and down to Florida!  Click here to read our July issue of The Blue Print which highlights these community association projects along with beautiful images of the home the J. Hershey Design Build team recently completed in Libertyville, Illinois.

05/23/18 – May’s issue of The Blue Print

The J. Hershey team had a great time networking at the CAI National Conference and Trade Show earlier this month!  Click here to read the May issue of The Blue Print which include a recap of the National Conference, updates on current community association projects, in-progress pictures of J. Hershey Design Build home renovations and much more!  As always, for all your consulting, design, construction and community association needs please do not hesitate to contact us at 844-543-7743 to discuss your project!

05/15/18 Happy Anniversary

The J. Hershey team is celebrating our 9th anniversary today!  Thanks to our amazing Clients, we are thrilled at the growth the company has experienced these past nine years including the addition of offices in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida as well as the introduction of J. Hershey Building Consultants and J. Hershey Design Build in 2017!  As always, it is our mission to be your “one-stop shop” helping to guide your design, consulting or construction project from start to finish.  Please contact us today at 844-543-7743 to discuss your upcoming project needs and thank you for being part of our journey!

04/25/18 April’s Blue Print

From specific questions to ask your potential Reserve Study professional to images of in-progress J. Hershey Design Build projects our April issue of The Blue Print has something for everyone!  Click here to read and as always, feel free to give us a call at 844-543-7743 to discuss any of your project needs!

03/29/18 March Blue Print

Happy Spring!  The J. Hershey March issue of The Blue Print is now available to read by clicking here!  This special issue announces the addition of two new members to our team.  Please join us in welcoming Krystal Balmes and Anne Yannarella!  Our March issues also features several community association projects the J. Hershey Building Consultants team is working on from the initial evaluation through the creation of specifications and drawings for repairs.  The J. Hershey Design Build team is busy wrapping up construction over the next month on three homes in the northern Illinois area.  Each Blue Print issue so far this year we have brought you a progress video from one of the homes in Libertyville, Illinois, and this issue features video #3.  As always, please feel free to contact us directly at 844-543-7743 to discuss any of your upcoming project needs!


03/22/18 J. Hershey Design Build – Home Renovation Update

The J. Hershey Design Build home renovation in Libertyville, Illinois is progressing well!  The front porch as shown in the image below is being re-built using a composite railing system and the wood siding has been removed from the exterior and is being replaced with vinyl siding.  The roof line at the rear of the home has been raised and this area, as shown below, will become the new master bedroom, master bathroom and laundry area!  New windows are also going in this week throughout the entire home.  Click here to view a video of the progress!

03/05/18 Libertyville Home Under Construction

The kitchen is being framed out in the J. Hershey Design Build project shown below in Libertyville, Illinois.  This single-story home has been gutted from front to back and the new design includes a new master bedroom and bathroom, kitchen and living area.  Give Jen a call today at 847-549-5499 or email at to discuss your home renovation project!