Commercial Construction from design to post-construction, with a focus on Brewpubs, Breweries, and Commercial Construction in the Philadelphia and Mid-Atlantic region.

HRA Construction partners with you at every stage to guide you through the process and to ensure that your goals are being met or exceeded. From Site Field Survey, Preliminary Budget, Architectural Services, Value Engineering through Complete Construction; HRA offers you a complete turnkey package.


Brewery Construction


BrewPub Construction


Brewpub Construction Playbook



Why Hire The Right Brewpub / Brewery Builder?

Planning…what happens first, next, and in what sequence?
Is it an assembly space or manufacturing?
Assistance with sprinkler systems?
When does an auger motor needs a starter?
Where does a solenoid valve go?
When fire glass is needed?
How is a kettle vent configured so it won’t contaminate beer?
Finding the best brewery floor finish?
How do you get those tanks in and set up?
Do you need a specific kind of steam piping?
What is the right gas pressure for your boiler?
Who inspects the boiler? How long does it take to get approval?
What does the township really want with a toilet paper holder?
What does a chiller need for power? How much glycol?
What does the sewer authority need? What’s an EDU?
Which way does the auger run?
Trench drains or box drains?
Cast Iron or PVC? Conduit or MC? , What is MC?
Does a mill room need to be blast proof?
How long does it take to get a toilet partition system?
3 phase or single phase electric? How much power is needed?
Why do we need a double action pull station?
Stonehard, Permafloor, quarry tile, Acrylicon?
How is the landlord going to stick it to you with hiding improvement costs?
Have you ever tried to hire a contractor? How did it go?
How much is it worth per week / per month to be open?

We free you up to work on your business.

While there is much of the work we provide directly, we also help to oversee other professionals to ensure that each step of the process is separate but working efficiently together. Our process breaks down each stage to ensure that you don’t pay more in advance than you really need to. By doing this you minimize any losses if there needs to be a change in the overall plan. (In this industry there is inevitably change involved and we walk with you through each step to ensure your budget is being spent most efficiently.)


Recent Brewery Construction
We recently completed a 15bbl production brewery which will produce kegs, large bottles, and take out growlers of superior artisan craft brews with seasonal specialties. A 46 seat tasting room and bar features roll up glass doors with an outside deck on a popular bike path. The high ceiling, open floor plan includes reclaimed woods and metals with an expect GREEN certification.

Whatever stage of planning or construction you are in currently, HRA brings a our unique process that helps you get open faster and cheaper!

While our specialty is on breweries and brewpubs we also have helped many other industries with their commercial construction needs, including: Financial institutions, Colleges/ Universities/ Higher Education, Hospital/ Healthcare, Restaurants/Food Service, Retail Stores, Office Spaces, and Local/County/State Government Agencies.

Contact HRA today to discuss how we can help on your next project at 484-320-0113.

Updates on Current Projects

La Cabra Brewing & other hot new spots…Article on Savvy Main Line highlighting the early success of La Cabra Brewing. “Leading the build-out was Chris Linton – who also brought us Ardmore’s Tired Hands Brewery and Conshohocken Brewery.”

Article from TheTownDish.com…First Look: La Cabra Brewing in Berwyn By exposing the true character of the interior with the help of builder Chris Linton of Conshohocken Brewing Company and Tired Hands fame, the transformation—to include the original 9-foot ceilings, stone and brick masonry, steel beams and hardwood floors—is a premonition of good things to come.Read Full Article…

Article about La Cabra Brewing on Philly.com a brew pub by HRA Builds with a Latin accent that will be opening soon on the Main Line (Berwyn, PA)

La Cabra Brewing– a brewpub that will feature a wide range of specialty beers as well as an extensive barrel aging program coming to the Main Line Philadelphia area soon – see our progress.

Bridgeport brewpub construction for Conshohocken Brewing Company check out recent HRA Builds progress photos of the new brewpub in Bridgeport, PA for the Conshohocken Brewing Company in their expansion for 2016

Article on HRA Builds La Cabra Brewing on MainLineToday

HRA builds the Ship Bottom Brewery! One of our clients, Ship Bottom Brewery, was featured in a recent article in The SandPaper…Read Article