A tradition of quality since 1972.

Bar Building Division, originated in 1972 as El Senoussi & Associates, Inc. and later joined with Bar International Design & Development, to form Bar Building Division, founded in 2014.

Knowledge, expertise, good people and collaboration. We make the impossible possible

With vast experience and an excellent track record, we have positioned ourselves as the ideal solution for all hospitality, commercial and residential development projects.


What separates us from other development firms is our inventive and collaborative way to deal with projects of all sizes. Our staff experience is one of the most solid, in the ranges of general development, development administration, construction management, and we concentrate on giving a full administration asset that separates us from our competitors. We are partnered with a full design and pre-construction subsidiary- Bar International Design & Development, Inc.


Click on history, to see a summary lifespan of Bar Building Division since it’s conception as El Senoussi & Associates in 1972 to the present formation of Bar Building Division, Inc.

Statement of Qualifications

Click on Policy Documents to download company profile, ethics/ employee policy – employment application/ Bar’s policy and procedure handbook.

Bar Statement of Qualification 2015

Board of Directors

Click to see Board members elected as, or elected to act as, representatives of the stockholders to establish corporate management related policies and to make decisions on major company issues.


Bar Building Division, Inc. is dedicated to providing quality building and construction, specialized management and technical services to our clients. We work hard to establish long term relationships with our clients, with quality, timely service and a foresight of their needs. To help satisfy this mission, we treat all staff and affiliates respectfully and include them in the quality improvement procedures that we’ve put in place, to guarantee responsiveness and practical effective work execution, giving our clients the experience they deserve.


Our vision is to be the most trusted construction development company in the business that ensure the quality, safety, security and most reliable services to our customers, and clients. As an industry leader, we will re-define the future of building. Conduct ourselves with integrity and live our company values, in so doing, Bar Building Division will become our customers’ partner of choice, our industry’s employer of choice, and our shareholders’ venture of choice.


Selfi (5)Michael Burke

Managing Director

At Bar, Mike specializes in project management, development, and strategic planning and facilitation. He is responsible and accountable for the coordinated management of multiple related projects directed toward strategic business and other organizational objectives. Michael has been appointed as the managing partner representative for Bar International Design & Development, Inc. an owner of Bar Building Division, Inc.

Helmi(3)Helmi El Senoussi

Senior Principal – (CEO) 

With over 40 years in the business Helmi is the President and CEO of Bar Building Division. He is the Senior lead contractor for Bar. Helmi sits on the board of directors, and uses his vast knowledge and experience on every project. He has built managed and built projects all over the US and internationally.

Elmer (1)Elmer Barco

Development Leader – Managing Partner

Elmer is the President & CEO of Bar International Design & Development, Inc. Also a contractor, he uses his technical knowledge  with a masters of science architecture degree as well as a BS in architecture, also working in the industry for over 11 years for Gehry Partners (Frank Gehry). With projects on many continents he brings his experience to Bar Building Division. A featured project.

Robert2Robert Phlong

Development Leader – General Management

Robert is a former business owner in retail. He has over 12 years experience in construction as a journeyman until becoming a contractor. For the past few years he has been a leader on our construction management team and has proven to be a very important asset to our company as he brings his construction knowledge to help facilitate the development process. Robert is the General Manager for our US office. 

Nick2Nicholas Myers

General Legal Council

Nicholas is general council that oversees all contract negotiations, business Litigation, corporate Formation & governance, intellectual property (Trademarks, Copyrights, and Patents), for Bar, he also specializes in Sports & Entertainment Law, and Internet Law.  

LizElisabeth D’ Angelo

Development Training – Management

Elisabeth joined our management team in 2012, with a background in hospitality, institutional, restaurants, retail boutiques and landscape design.

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Erick Estrada

Principal / Director of Global Marketing & Development

Erick is relatively the newest member of our team joining us in 2015, But in his short tenure has made a big impact on the crew and has proven himself to be a very valued teammate. We very much appreciate his dedication and teamwork. His wealth of knowledge in the international development market is unparalleled.