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KWAME to Manage $1.1M Expansion and Renovation at Maryville University in St. Louis

Maryville University has selected KWAME Building Group Inc. to serve as construction project manager on a $1.1 million expansion and athletic office renovation at the university’s John E. and Adaline Simon Athletic Center in St. Louis. The 3,100-square-foot student fitness center will feature new exercise equipment and a new workout room. The 4,260-square-foot athletic staff […]

ENR Midwest Best Projects of 2015

Restoration of a historic Detroit building, a LEED Platinum facility in a historic Chicago neighborhood a zoo exhibit in Powell, Ohio, are among the projects a panel of industry professionals awarded top honors for ENR Midwest’s Best Projects 2015 competition, an annual program recognizing outstanding design and construction in a variety of categories. Panelists selected […]

KWAME to manage $5.7 million North St. Louis County firehouse construction projects

The Northeast Ambulance and Fire Protection District (NEAFPD) in St. Louis County has contracted Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as project manager on construction of a new $5.7 million firehouse at 7100 Natural Bridge Road, Beverly Hills, Missouri. The architect is JEMA. The 27,500-square-foot, two-story brick and stone firehouse will include five vehicle bays and […]

Urban League Breaks Ground at Burnt-Out QuikTrip Site

The burnt-out QuikTrip convenience store that became a symbol of racial unrest after a police officer killed an unarmed black teenager nearby almost a year ago will soon reopen as a community center focused on job-training for African Americans.The store was looted, burned and spray-painted “R.I.P. Mike Brown” before civilians pitched in and cleaned up […]

Kwame to Provide Program Management for Urban League

Construction management firm Kwame Building Group, Inc. will provide owner’s representative services for the new Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Community Empowerment Center of Ferguson, a job training center on the site of the burned-down QuikTrip convenience store in Ferguson. The Urban League broke ground on the site on July 9. The new facility […]

LCMS, partners break ground for Ferguson ‘Empowerment Center’

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, this beleaguered city in North St. Louis is on the road to renewal and rebirth, thanks to the efforts of numerous community and business leaders, and The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.With the primary goal of helping the community’s young black men receive job and life-skills training in order to […]