New Acquisition

Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of a majority interest in Johansen Construction Company, LLC (Johansen), effective March 31, 2020. With over 100 years of combined knowledge and experience, Johansen—and its subsidiary Highmark Concrete Contractors, LLC—are firmly established as industry leaders and premier construction companies providing essential infrastructure and heavy civil construction services throughout the State of Washington. Johansen’s quality, results, and experienced workforce are welcomed strengths to the Johansen/UIC team. Delbert Rexford, UIC President and CEO, said, “On behalf of UIC’s management and our Board of Directors, I am pleased to welcome one of the leading Seattle-based construction companies to our family.” Jeevan Pokharel, UIC COO, looks forward to the opportunities that this partnership will bring, stating, “I believe this strategic alliance will assist UIC and Johansen in expanding our combined services and undertaking bigger projects in the State of Washington.”