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BDFS Group is a minority-owned construction management firm serving the Greater Philadelphia region. Our company has 15 years of experience in delivering best-in-class services to clients across various industries. Our dedicated team combines their expertise and industry knowledge to simplify residential and commercial developments of all sizes.


BDFS offers a full range of construction management solutions, from project planning to quality control. We work with our clients to customize a package that aligns with their timeline, budget, and objectives. Once work begins on-site, we continue treating our clients as valuable collaborators, maintaining constant communication until the project comes to fruition.


Founded in 2008 by Calvin Snowden Jr. and Deidre Downes, BDFS's philosophy is based on "Building the Best." We approach every project by building strong relationships with our clients, assembling capable teams to produce quality work, and contributing daily to making Philadelphia the best city it can be.




Calvin R. Snowden Jr. is a Philadelphia-based entrepreneur, engineer, and the Founder + Managing Partner of BDFS Group. With more than two decades of professional experience, Calvin’s storied career encompasses biotech, real estate, and construction management. He started his career in pharmaceuticals in 1998, overseeing global manufacturing initiatives for Centocor and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson. Calvin worked in various capacities throughout his 16 years in the field, including project management, global partnership support, and new product planning. The experience would lead him to launch his own biotech project, CBS BioPharma, in 2019. The startup specializes in contract bio pharmaceutical manufacturing and advocacy for diversity in the life sciences.

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