St. Louis Construction News & Review (CNR)

The Electrical Connection Supports STEM Education at Jennings High School

High tech career pathways are becoming clearer for students in the Jennings School District thanks to the Electrical Connection. On May 21, 2015, the Electrical Connection participated in Project Lead the Way (PLTW), a national nonprofit STEM initiative, at Jennings High School. PLTW advance's the nation goal of improving student performance in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in elementary, middle and high schools across the nation.

 
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New Construction at St. Louis College of Pharmacy Phase II Building Announcement

St. Louis College of Pharmacy continues to improve the educational landscape of St. Louis by announcing plans for a seven-story student center, residence hall and recreation facility on the northeast corner of campus. The building is tentatively scheduled to open December 2016. Initial building renderings may be found at http://www.stlcop.edu/construction. 06/29/2015 | Read More

Arch Grants Boosts Two Construction Industry Startups

Arch Grants in St. Louis is providing $50,000 and pro-bono support services to two building and construction industry startups as part of a round of support to 11 companies selected from group's 2015 Global Startup Competition. The two construction-related startups are Applied Particle Technology and Jobsite Unite. 06/19/2015 | Read More

Bricklayers and Mason Contractors Again at Loggerheads

For the second time in four years, and the third time since 2006, the members of Bricklayers Local 1 and the Mason Contractors Association (MCA) are again at loggerheads. In 2011, Local 1 said the MCA was trying to do away with the eight-hour day and safe working conditions. Bricklayers went on a strike lasted 50 days. 06/19/2015 | Read More

Home Builders Association Donates $10,000 to DOORWAYS

On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2015 HBA President Jeff Schindler of McBride & Son Companies (left) and HBCF contributor Ken Kruse of Payne Family Homes (right) presented a $10,000 donation to Opal Jones, president and CEO of Interfaith Residence dba DOORWAYS. 06/18/2015 | Read More

Etegra Announces Acquisition Of Drikow Engineering & Inspection Company (DEI)

Etegra, Inc., an architecture-engineering firm that specializes in public facilities, is proud to announce its acquisition of Drikow Engineering & Inspection Company (DEI). DEI is a full service engineering consulting firm owned by Gary Drikow, P.E. The core business provides consulting engineering services from project conception to completion. 06/18/2015 | Read More

Great Rivers Greenway and the City of Bridgeton to host “Good Morning Greenway Fitness Walk”

Residents of the region are now able to walk, bike or run on a three-mile paved trail that loops through Bridgeton's Riverwoods Park and extends another 1.65 miles to Highway 370, thanks to a new 3.15-mile trail extension in the Missouri River Greenway. Great Rivers Greenway will be celebrating the completion of this paved trail with an official ribbon cutting celebration followed by a "Good Morning Greenway" fitness walk on Saturday, June 27. 06/15/2015 | Read More

Contegra Construction Co. Advancing $63 Million Retail Development in Richmond Heights, MO.

Contegra Construction Co. reports that it is on pace to complete a $63 million retail development that will bring a Menards home improvements center and more than 235,000 square feet of new retail space to Richmond Heights, MO, by the end of 2015. Rising from a prized 19-acre site off Hanley Road, immediately south of the U.S. Highway 40/Interstate-64 intersection, is a two-story Menards store with 215,000 square feet. 06/11/2015 | Read More

Solar Industry Poised for Rapid Growth

The Solar Energy Industries Association used Earth Day this week to celebrate the accelerating pace of construction of photovoltaic power. "On April 22, 1970, when the very first Earth Day was held, there was virtually no solar energy powering the grid in the United States," said Solar Energy Industry Association President and CEO Rhone Resch. "Today, there are 20 gigawatts (GW) of installed solar capacity in the U.S." 04/23/2015 | Read More

IBEW/NECA Electrical Industry Training Center Offers Cell Tower Safety & Rescue Training

With the proliferation of mobile communications, including an estimated 1.3 billion smart phones sold in 2014, comes a challenge for the construction industry - safely constructing and maintaining a growing network of cell towers. To meet the challenge, theIBEW/NECA Electrical Industry Training Center in St. Louis began offering cell tower safety and rescue training that includes a 25-foot tall tower on the site of the training center at 2300 Hampton Ave. 04/23/2015 | Read More

AGC Lobbying for SB 540

The AGC of Missouri issued a call to its members on Wednesday to contact their state senators and urge them to vote for SB 540. The bill, introduced by Sen. Doug Libla (R), would raise state gas taxes by two cents in each of the next three years for a total increase of six cents on each gallon of gasoline sold. After that, the gas tax would be indexed to inflation. 04/16/2015 | Read More

ASA Midwest Council Announces Masquerade Ball Awards Gala Winners on April 11th 2015

The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Midwest Council announced the winners of its Masquerade Ball Awards Gala, April 11. ASA Midwest Council hosted 375 people, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown St. Louis, for the annual event. 04/16/2015 | Read More

IBEW Local One Joins Worldwide Autism Awareness Campaign

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local One union hall will glow in a symbolic blue on April 2, 2015 to support World Autism Awareness Day. It will join the worldwide "Light it Up Blue" campaign by Autism Speaks and be one of thousands of structures across the globe lit in blue. 03/26/2015 | Read More

Masonry Industry convenes BIM-M 2015 Symposium

Building information modeling (BIM) has been transforming project design and delivery. Since 2012, the masonry industry representing the United States and portions of Canada through its BIM for Masonry (BIM-M) Initiative has been promoting the development of techniques and tools to assist designers, manufacturers, contractors, construction managers and owners to better use masonry with BIM technology. 03/19/2015 | Read More

Marvin Windows and Doors Accepting Entries for Annual Design Awards

Marvin Windows and Doors is now accepting submissions for its annual design contest: the Architects Challenge. Marvin's Architects Challenge, now in its seventh year, honors projects that represent the best in architectural design and use Marvin windows and doors. Open to commercial and residential architects, the competition is judged by a panel of distinguished architects. 03/19/2015 | Read More

Contegra Construction Adds New High-Service Pump Station At Edwardsville, IL, Water Treatment Plant

Contegra Construction Co. has completed a project that delivered a new high-service pump station to boost flow capacity to 9.6 million gallons per day (GPD) at the water treatment plant serving Edwardsville, Il. The project was valued at $2.3 million. 06/18/2015 | Read More

Local Concrete Contractor Steps Up to Rubber Safety Surfacing

One concrete contractor in metro St. Louis has a new product in its competitive arsenal: Rubaroc. Rubaroc is a rubber safety surfacing product that is installed by hand troweling, much like concrete. C and M Concrete St. Louis recently installed 9,800-square-feet of Rubaroc at a Lake of the Ozarks home. The project, Rubaroc's largest single-dealer safety surfacing project yet, included 1,700 vertical feet of steps, multi-level patio decking, three terraces, and pool coping. 06/11/2015 | Read More

Spellman Brady & Company’s Epworth Villa Project Featured in “Environments for Aging” Showcase Issue

Spellman Brady & Company’s interior design for the renovation and expansion of Epworth Villa is featured in the "Spring 2015 Annual Showcase Issue" of Environments for Aging. The project is highlighted in the "New Construction & Remodel/Renovation" category for a continuing care retirement center. Epworth Villa in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is part of the Epworth Living family of not-for-profit continuing care retirement communities. 06/04/2015 | Read More

MSD Accela Permitting & Plan Review System Summary Update as of May 28, 2015

This is a new online system in the works to track plan review, permitting, and construction inspection of private development projects (P-projects) for the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD). Accela is part of a larger, more regional system that is currently being shared between St. Louis County and MSD, to take advantage of some shared data (like address, parcel and owner database information), as well as some cross scripting to allow for inquiry/signoffs between the two agencies. 06/03/2015 | Read More

Etegra Announces Another Multi-million Dollar Award General Services Administration AE IDIQ

Etegra, Inc., was awarded a prime contract from the General Services Administration (GSA) Region 6 to provide a full range of architect-engineering services in support of the Public Buildings Service (PBS). The potential value of the indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract is $25M over a five-year performance period. 05/28/2015 | Read More

Ameren Missouri Demolishes Antique Substation

Ameren Missouri is turning the page on one project in a major upgrade to the electrical grid serving downtown St. Louis with the demolition of the Cole Street substation. A key part of the demolition was the removal of the three transformers at the substation. Each of the three transformers weighed approximately 90,000 pounds. 05/28/2015 | Read More

BlueLine Rental Hosts 21-City Equipment Expo

BlueLine Rental will host a 21-city Equipment Expo across the United States to showcase their top of the line rental equipment. Open to BlueLine customers and the general construction industry, the event will be an opportunity to demo new equipment and discuss questions with the manufacturers' experts on hand. 05/21/2015 | Read More

Major New Development Proposed for O’Fallon, IL

Real estate developer Dean Oelze is proposing a new 45-acre commercial development to the City of O'Fallon, IL. The proposed development, located at the corner of Scott Troy Road and Highway 50, will be called The Four Points Center. 11/06/2014 | Read More

Payne Family Homes, Consort Homes Bringing New Community to Oakville

Two of the metro region’s most prominent homebuilders have announced plans for the first new move-up community to be introduced to the Oakville area in a decade. Valued at an estimated $18 million, Hawkins Ridge is a joint effort of Consort Homes and Payne Family Homes and will offer a broad selection of the builders' upscale single-family designs. 09/24/2014 | Read More

Cannon to Host Green Challenge

Cannon Design, an architectural, engineering and planning firm, is hosting a meeting of the 2012 St. Louis Green Business Challenge April 11, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Nearly 70 people are expected, representing Green Teams from 74 St. Louis businesses, such as Ameren, The Boeing Company, Commerce Bank, Deloitte, Enterprise Holdings, Laclede Gas Company, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, Monsanto, Saint Louis Zoo, Schnuck Markets, Inc., UMB Bank, and Webster University. Attendees will discuss ways to engage employees in sustainability and tour the Cannon Design offices, a LEED® Gold renovation of the historic Municipal Power House, located at 1000 Clark Ave. 04/06/2012 | Read More

NAI DESCO Awarded St. Louis Chrysler Plants Listing

NAI DESCO, , has been selected to serve as the real estate broker for the sale of Chrysler's North and South Assembly Plants in Fenton. 05/05/2010 | Read More

Grubb Ellis|Gundaker Announces Transactions

Grubb & Ellis|Gundaker Commercial announced two recent transactions. 04/14/2010 | Read More

Grubb & Ellis|Gundaker Commercial Recent Transactions

Grubb & Ellis|Gundaker Commercial announced a recent lease transaction. 03/03/2010 | Read More

Hilliker Announces Recent Transactions

Hilliker Corporation announced a number of recent real estate transactions. 02/09/2010 | Read More

People In St. Louis Construction

The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors and other recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building industry. 06/29/2015 | Read More

People In St. Louis Construction

The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors and other recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building industry. 06/18/2015 | Read More

People In St. Louis Construction

The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors and other recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building industry. 06/17/2015 | Read More

People In St. Louis Construction

The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors and other recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building industry. 06/09/2015 | Read More

People In St. Louis Construction

The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors and other recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building industry. 06/02/2015 | Read More

People In St. Louis Construction

The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors and other recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building industry. 05/27/2015 | Read More

People In St. Louis Construction

The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors and other recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building industry. 05/20/2015 | Read More

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