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Tarlton Garners 2015 Alliant Build America Award For Work On Business School Expansion At Washington University

Tarlton Corporation, a St. Louis-based general contracting and construction management firm with 2014 revenues of $177 million, has won one of the construction industry's highest honors: the 2015 Alliant Build America Award. The award recognizes Tarlton's work on the $90 million LEED Gold certified Knight Hall and Bauer Halls expansion project for the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

 
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Home Builders Association Donates $5,000 to Rebuilding Together-St. Louis

On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2015 HBA President Jeff Schindler of McBride & Son Companies (left) and HBCF Vice President Dave Griege of Paramount Mortgage Company (second from left) presented a $10,000 donation to Dave Ervin, executive director of Rebuilding Together-St. Louis, and Mark Jansen, Rebuilding Together board member. 03/19/2015 | Read More

Is There a Local Hire Rule in Your Future?

Two years after the St. Louis Board of Aldermen passed Ordinance 69427 to require that developers and contractors on city-funded construction projects assign at least 20 percent of work hours to city residents, the US Department of Transportation has proposed a new rule to let local communities do the same thing on federally-funded road and bridge projects. 03/19/2015 | Read More

Air Masters receives MCAA Award for Management Innovation

Air Masters was awarded the prestigious 2015 "E. Robert Kent Award for Management Innovation" by the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) at MCAA's annual convention in Maui, Hawaii on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. The E. Robert Kent Award honors an MCAA member firm whose innovation improves productivity, increases cost-effectiveness, or otherwise improves the mechanical industry. 03/13/2015 | Read More

Promise of New Mercy Hospital Joplin is Delivered as Hospital Opens in Record Time

Demolished in the May 22, 2011, EF-5 tornado - the deadliest tornado in the U.S. since 1947 - the new Mercy Hospital Joplin is set to open its doors to patients on March 22, 2015. The $465 million (total project cost), 205-private room hospital replaces the former St. John's Mercy Regional Medical Center. 03/11/2015 | Read More

Construction Begins on U. City Loop Trolley Line

After a ceremonial ground breaking on March 12, construction on the long-awaited Loop Trolley line is scheduled to begin on March 23. The Loop Trolley is a planned 2.2-mile fixed-route electric trolley along Delmar Boulevard and DeBaliviere Boulevard linking University City and Forest Park in St. Louis. 03/11/2015 | Read More

Musick Embraces Canadian Cafe

The groundbreaking in Maplewood this week for the first freestanding Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop in the western half of the United States signals a new opportunity for Don Musick III. Eric Sigurdson, president of Show Me Hospitality, LLC, the St. Louis franchisee of the iconic Canadian cafe chain, said his company plans to build 15 to 20 freestanding Tim Hortons cafes in metro St. Louis, and open another 15 to 20 inside of other facilities. 03/11/2015 | Read More

Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation Honors HOK for Leadership in Advancing Careers of Women in the Building Industry

HOK received the Foundation Award at the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation's inaugural Leadership Awards Gala in New York City. The award recognizes HOK's leadership in expanding opportunities for and influencing the careers of women across the firm. HOK's ongoing commitment to mentoring and promoting women leaders has resulted in an increase in the number of woman officers at every level. 03/05/2015 | 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

BUD Program Seeks Recruits

The next round of the Building Union Diversity (BUD) program is slated to begin on April 6, 2015. The BUD program is a union-run pre-apprenticeship program leading to apprenticeships and careers in construction. 03/19/2015 | Read More

Industry Study Says Rental Boom is Boon to St. Louis Economy

The apartment industry emerged as one of the strongest sectors coming out of the Great Recession, and a new study shows just how much the St. Louis economy benefited from the rental boom. In 2013 - the latest numbers available - apartment construction, operations and resident spending contributed $4.4 billion locally and supported more than 43,800 jobs in the metro area. 03/11/2015 | Read More

Commercial Real Estate’s Heavy Hitters Close 2014

With sixty nominees, nearly $1 billion in transactions, 25 million square feet, and 400 acres, the 2014 Heavy Hitters Awards were a direct reflection of last year's commercial real estate market. The 2014 Heavy Hitters of St. Louis' commercial real estate were announced at an awards ceremony this past Tuesday, March 3rd. The awards were presented by the St. Louis Association of REALTORS - Commercial Division. 03/06/2015 | Read More

Electrical Connection Sponsors the Return of Outdoor Professional Soccer to St. Louis

Enduring traditions of excellence are coming together to bring outdoor professional soccer back to St. Louis. The Electrical Connection is joining Mercy Hospital in sponsoring the Saint Louis Football Club and its inaugural season in the United Soccer League (USL). The team's jerseys sport the Electrical Connection and Mercy logos along with the team logo, a tie-in to the city flag of St. Louis and a patch with the newly designed USL logo. 02/25/2015 | Read More

Hastings+Chivetta Expands

Hastings+Chivetta Architects is expanding again, adding a fifth office to their firm. The new office is located in the historic Hamilton-Brown Shoe Factory building near downtown Columbia, MO. "We are thrilled to expand our firm's presence within the State of Missouri,” said Hastings+Chivetta President Christopher Chivetta". 03/26/2015 | Read More

McCarthy Completes $58 Million Energy Plant Project for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in St. Louis

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., America’s leading healthcare builder, completed the $58 million energy plant and utility infrastructure project for the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Jefferson Barracks Division, one of two campuses for the VA St. Louis Health Care System. McCarthy began the energy plant project in September 2012 and completed the project this March, a major milestone for the VA's medical campus upgrade program. 03/26/2015 | Read More

Air Masters Installed HVAC Solution For Leed Silver Certified Gray Design Group Office Renovation

The renovation of Gray Design Group's corporate headquarters in Maplewood, MO, which included an HVAC system upgrade installed by Air Masters Corporation, has achieved LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Landco Construction was the general contractor. 03/26/2015 | Read More

National Park Service Awards Contract To Renovate Park Visitor Center and Museum

The National Park Service announced that McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. of St. Louis, Missouri was awarded a $96 million contract to renovate and expand the Gateway Arch Visitor Center and Museum at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. This is a component of the overall CityArchRiver project. 03/26/2015 | Read More

S. M. Wilson Selected by City of Brentwood for $6 Million Renovation of Recreation Complex

The City of Brentwood, MO, has chosen S. M. Wilson & Co. for a $6 million renovation of the Brentwood Recreation Complex. The 42,362-square-foot project includes the addition of new amenities and systems for both the indoor ice rink and the building that houses the complex. 03/26/2015 | Read More

Drilling Service Owners Acquire Interest in Illinois Drilling Company

Mark, Bruce, and Jeffrey Murphy, the owners of Drilling Service Co. of St. Louis, Missouri, have announced their recent purchase of an equity interest in Taylor Ridge Drilled Foundations, Inc. of Taylor Ridge IL. Drilling Service Company, in business for 60 years, is a specialty contractor with a full range of underground construction services including drilled shaft foundations, earth retention systems, dewatering systems, rock anchors and tiebacks, micropiles, limited access drilling, pressure grouting and more. 03/12/2015 | Read More

SAK Construction Begins Work on Wastewater Pipeline Rehabilitation in Downtown St. Louis

SAK Construction, LLC, (SAK) has begun work on a $9.2 million contract to rehabilitate 5,575 linear feet of aging combined sewer in downtown St. Louis. The project, which targets a major segment of the brick-and-limestone Old Mill Creek Sewer, is jointly funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Metropolitan Sewer District of St. Louis (MSD). 03/11/2015 | 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. 03/27/2015 | 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. 03/25/2015 | Read More

Marks’ Surprise

The news that Sandra Marks, perhaps the most successful diversity consultant in the St. Louis construction industry, was taking a job at Clayco came as a surprise to many in the construction. Marks said the job offer was a surprise to her, too. “I was not looking for it at all,” she said. 03/19/2015 | 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. 03/13/2015 | 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. 03/11/2015 | 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. 03/06/2015 | 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. 02/23/2015 | Read More

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