Decades of development experience.

EM Construction and Beacon Marshall Companies are proven, highly successful development organizations. Thanks to our Total Project approach, we are a recognized design/build leader in Northeast Ohio. We offer a “one-stop shopping” experience for clients in a highly personalized, enthusiastic and responsive engagement, no matter the project size or the number of times we have worked together.

We provide an innovative combination of speed, cost efficiency, design/build concepts and complete client satisfaction. That includes all construction and maintenance as well as special and small projects.

Charles R. Marshall

Vice President of EM Construction

Charles has dedicated his career to design/build contracting and industrial development projects. He founded a general contracting firm in Charleston, South Carolina that grew over eight years into a 60-employee company doing projects valued at over $30 million. As Vice President of Construction for a Northeast Ohio design/build firm, he was responsible for 1,000,000 square feet of new industrial construction annually along with all the infrastructure development for five major business parks. As President of M.C.C., Inc. and Beacon Development Company, Charles manages all construction operations.


  • I.C.S., Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Two-year program in methods and materials of the Construction industry.
  • Thomas Edison Institute of Technology, Akron, Ohio
  • Civil Engineering and commercial construction practices
  • University of Akron, Akron, Ohio

Business Courses
The Citadel, Charleston , South Carolina

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of General Contractors Building Industry Assoc.
  • Unlimited Master Builders License

Emerson Marshall


Emerson is the Senior Project Manager responsible for all projects as well as supervision of all construction projects. Our clients are assured that their project will be brought in on time and within budget due to Emerson’s expertise in coordinating and overseeing all site work, quality control and safety assurance. He also oversees and coordinates property and equipment management on all EM Construction/Beacon Marshall properties.


ACOR Orthopaedics
Buckeye Container
Carolina Mills
City of Charleston, SC
College of Charleston
Control Data Corporation
Essex Corporation
General Electric
Geo. Meyer Manufacturing
Hoover Universal
IMC Vigoro
Industrial Electric Wire and Cable
J&O Plastics
Lucas Aerospace
Medical University of South Carolina
Mondial Industries
Oliver Steel
PE Technologies
Robert Bosh Company
Royal Appliance Manufacturing
Scott Huber
Spectrum Leasing
Steere Enterprises
Steere Enterprises II
Step 2
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Naval Command
Veterans Administration
Viking Sewing Machines


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