St. Louis Construction News & Review (CNR)

SIOR Metro Market Forecast: Speculative Construction Returns

The number one construction industry takeaway from the 2015 St. Louis Metro Market Forecast by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) was that 2015 starts a period of new construction. In each of the three commercial markets surveyed by the realtors, office, retail, and industrial, speculative construction already has begun or is expected soon.

 
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Stopping Falls, Saving Lives

The U.S. Occupational Health & Safety Administration asking workers and contractors to participate in a "national safety stand down" in May to talk about fall hazards. Over the last 10 years, more than 3,500 workers have died from falls. Falls remain the leading cause of death in construction, accounting for more than a third of deaths in the industry. 02/26/2015 | Read More

Holland Construction Services Renovating May Apartments in Edwardsville

Holland Construction Services, Inc. (Holland) recently began renovations and a new addition at May Apartments in Edwardsville, Illinois. The Madison County Housing Authority selected Holland to construct 24 new apartment units and renovate 46 existing units. 02/25/2015 | Read More

Lindenwood University Resource Center Construction to Begin in April

Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO is once again expanding & developing based on the needs of its growing student population. Construction of this latest addition to the Lindenwood campus is set to begin in the spring. The facility will be located prominently on First Capitol Drive across from the new Schnucks grocery store development. 02/24/2015 | Read More

FMI Warns Craft Labor Shortage May Slow Construction

Surveying members of the Construction Personnel Executives Group, FMI reports, "24 percent of respondents will be unable to bid more work and 32 percent will experience slow growth if their companies cannot reasonably meet the need for skilled labor and tradespeople." Top executives at the largest contract firms in the U.S. took part in the survey. 02/11/2015 | Read More

American Subcontractors Association - Midwest Council Hosts Annual Must-Attend Expo

The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) - Midwest Council is set to host its annual "Meet the General Contractors" Expo on Jan. 28, 2015 at the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, MO. The yearly event gives area subcontractors and construction professionals the opportunity for valuable face-to-face time with some of the St. Louis region's top general contractors. 01/13/2015 | Read More

SKF North Park Project Moves Forward

SKF USA's plan to have a new 310,000-square-foot factory built in NorthPark in St. Louis County will move ahead now that the company has closed on the $60 million build-to-suit deal. Colliers, in conjunction with NAI Geis Realty Group, provided site selection, lease negotiation, and transaction management services for SKF's new lubrications systems engineering and manufacturing facility, which will target for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification. 01/07/2015 | Read More

Contegra Construction Co. Completes Build-Out of 42,000SF at Alton Center Business Park

Contegra Construction Co. has completed the build-out of 42,000 square feet of specialty packaging space for Advanced Outsource Solutions (AOS) at Alton Center Business Park in Alton, IL. AOS employs disadvantaged persons, individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who provide contract packaging and fulfillment services to help customers manage merchandising supply chains. 01/06/2015 | 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

Awards Recognize Diversity and Inclusion in Construction

Efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in the construction industry were recognized by the St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers (SLCCC). 01/01/2015 | Read More

Crew-St. Louis Appoints 2015 Executive Committee Members

The St. Louis chapter of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) announced officers and board directors for 2015. 11/27/2014 | Read More

National Park Service Solicits Proposals for North Gateway Component of CityArchRiver 2015 Project

The National Park Service issued a solicitation for proposals for construction of the North Gateway of Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. The North Gateway is part of the CityArchRiver 2015 Project that is revitalizing the Gateway Arch grounds and its surroundings. A meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 30th at 9:00 a.m. at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark (1 S. Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102) to provide interested bidders with project specifics, information about preparing and submitting proposals, and a tour of the project area. 09/24/2014 | Read More

NAWIC Installs 2014-2015 National President & New Board Members

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) installed Sandy K. Field, CBT, CIT, as its 60th National President during NAWIC’s Annual Meeting and Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Field, Office/HR Manager for Horizon Group International, has been a member of NAWIC's Houston, Texas Chapter since 2005. 09/19/2014 | Read More

SMPS-St. Louis Wins First Place at National Build Business Conference

SMPS-St. Louis received national recognition during the SMPS' Build Business power:play conference winning a First Place - Medium Chapter Striving for Excellence award. MPS-St. Louis has participated in SMPS' Striving for Excellence program (SFE) since 2009. The SFE recognizes chapters for excellence in their management and service to members and evaluates chapters based on their program/education goals, chapter leadership/management, membership growth and retention, communications, and financial health. 08/13/2014 | Read More

Area REALTORS Recognized for Raising Over $750,000 for St. Louis Homeless

August 7, 2014, marked the 25th anniversary of the REALTORS Housing Assistance Fund (RHAF), a charitable foundation founded by former St. Louis Association of REALTORS president, Ellen O’Brien. For the past 25 years, RHAF has given the gift of housing to those in need by awarding over $750,000 in grants to local charities that combat homelessness and provide transitional housing. 08/11/2014 | Read More

Delta Exteriors Recognized With CNA/NRCA Community Involvement Grand Prize Award

CNA and the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) today announced Delta Exteriors as this year's grand prize winner of the CNA/NRCA Community Involvement Award. The Community Involvement Award honors outstanding charitable works performed by NRCA contractor members in the communities where they live and work. Delta Exteriors selected its non-profit partner, Stray Rescue of Saint Louis, to receive a $5,000 gift from CNA to support emergency medical care for the animal patients in Stray Rescue’s care. 02/26/2015 | Read More

FABCO Equipment Inc. and John Fabick Tractor Company Announce Historic Reunion

FABCO Equipment Inc. (FABCO), of Milwaukee, WI, and John Fabick Tractor Company (Fabick CAT), of Fenton, St. Louis County, MO, are proud to announce that they are joining their two family-owned, independently-operated companies to create one of the largest and most dynamic Caterpillar® dealerships in the nation. 02/18/2015 | Read More

Brinkmann Constructors Selects Friends of Kids with Cancer as 2015 Charity of the Year

Brinkmann Constructors has selected Friends of Kids with Cancer, a St. Louis charity that helps kids with cancer be kids, as their 2015 BECAUSE charity of the year. BECAUSE (Brinkmann Employee Community Action through United Service Efforts) was formed by Brinkmann employees in order to get personally involved and make a big impact for a local organization. 02/11/2015 | Read More

Spartan Light Metals Contracts Air Masters For HVAC & Piping At Plant Expansion

Spartan Light Metals has contracted Air Masters Corporation to install HVAC and process piping systems for their $17 million office and plant expansion in Mexico, Missouri. Other project team members include Mexico Heating and Coil Construction. 02/11/2015 | Read More

Site Improvement Association Honors Member with President’s Award

SITE Improvement Association honored one of its long-time members, Charles "Charlie" Bollmeier, recently with the organization's President's Award. The award is the most prestigious honor given by SITE in recognition of a member’s outstanding guidance, foresight, time and leadership to the association and the community. 02/10/2015 | Read More

Contegra Construction Co. Expanding and Renovating Water Treatment Plant in Roxana, IL

Contegra Construction Co. is targeting a fall 2015 completion for the renovation and expansion of the water treatment plant that serves Roxana, IL. The $7,961,000 project will boost the facility’s water storage capacity from 1.15 million gallons to 1.65 million gallons and bring it up to EPA regulatory compliance standards. Built in 1977, the plant has not been comprehensively upgraded for more than 20 years. It remains fully operational in the southwest Illinois community during construction. 02/05/2015 | Read More

SAK Construction Begins Work on $17.3M Wastewater Pipeline Rehabilitation Contract

Missouri-based SAK Construction, LLC, (SAK) has begun work on a new $17.3 million contract to install 115,000 linear feet of 8-inch to 24-inch cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) in a dozen residential neighborhoods in the southwestern section of the City of Baltimore. SAK, which has its headquarters in O'Fallon, MO, is one of the fastest-growing pipeline rehabilitation and tunneling contractors in the U.S. 02/05/2015 | 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. 02/23/2015 | 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. 02/13/2015 | 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. 02/06/2015 | 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. 02/03/2015 | 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. 01/28/2015 | 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. 01/21/2015 | 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. 01/15/2015 | Read More

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How Green is My Neighborhood? Let Me Count the Ways

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