Uptown Mugs #22 . Jim Holder, President of JB Holder Engineering

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It?s seems like just yesterday, but Jim started JB Holder Engineering four years ago in the heart of Uptown Saint John on Prince William Street. ?From day one, he knew he wanted to work on some really interesting projects, with some really great clients, and to do that in the best way he knew how ? with passion and purpose. ?Jim?s passion for structural engineering has helped clients safely build their projects, while his designs use wide variety of building materials. ?From his work on local residential projects to large heavy industrial projects with specialization in the mining sector, Jim?s purpose is to always deliver personalized service and results. Now from the heart of Uptown Saint John he has clients from across Canada and now just recently, across the world.

Let's get to know Jim…?

Where were you born/Where are you from?
Born at the Old General Hospital, Saint John, NB.

How long have you been a part of the uptown scene?
Lived and owned property uptown my whole working career except for 10 years spent living in various cities in the United States.

Name one or two people who you look to for inspiration?
My Kids, every day they teach me something new and keep me young.

What is your favorite season, and why?
The Great Canadian Winter? skiing and hockey are my favorite.

What is your Uptown Insider Tip?
Potato Nachos or Chocolate Mousse at Britt's Pub & Eatery, Steak Sub at Slocum?s?Saint John City Market, and the back coffee shop at The Feel Good Store.

Connect with Jim online at?JB Holder Engineering Ltd. ?
Twitter?@JimHolder_PEng

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