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Jasminn Jones joins Kwame Building Group as Project Engineer


ST. LOUIS, MO:
 Jasminn Jones of Florissant, MO has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as project engineer. She is responsible for managing submittals on the firm’s $450 million SSM St. Louis University Hospital project. She also ensures contract compliance, prepares project status reports and assists project management personnel.

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89 Carnahan High School students rewarded with $100 bill for perfect attendance thanks to $8,900 private donation

ST. LOUIS, MO – Students from Carnahan High School who maintained perfect attendance from January 28 to March 1 were awarded with a $100 bill thanks to a donation from Tony Thompson, president of Kwame Building Group and The Kwame Foundation. In total, $8,900 was awarded to 89 students. The incentive program was initiated because attendance is the number one priority for Carnahan High School and the Saint Louis Public School District. During the winter, overall attendance at Carnahan High School decreased 1.5 percent. During the attendance competition, attendance rose each week and led to an overall increase of 2 percent.

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KWAME Project Technician, Johnathan Rodgers, graduates from SIUE Construction Leadership Institute

Kwame Building Group Project Technician, Johnathan Rodgers, was one of 35 students to graduate from the Southern Illinois University (SIUE) Construction Leadership Institute (CLI) on Friday, March 8.

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Kwame Building Group’s Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being project receives Design-Build Institute of America Award

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ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Building Group (KWAME) and the design-build team of Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being in St. Louis, MO have received a Design-Build Institute of America – Mid-America Region (DBIA-MAR) 2018 Honor Award. The award recognizes excellence in design-build practices.  KWAME was the construction manager. The general contractor was KAI Design & Build. Read more

Construction firms to chip in equipment to demolish vacant buildings in bigger ‘Clean Sweep’ for St. Louis

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Piggy-backing on a smaller scale cleanup initiative in north St. Louis last year, community leaders gathered Tuesday at the Better Family Life Cultural, Educational and Business Center in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood to kick off an expanded program.

Better Family Life and the Regional Business Council announced plans for four cleanup events, dubbed Clean Sweeps, in several blighted neighborhoods in north St. Louis: Hamilton Heights/Wells-Goodfellow, Jeff Vander Lou, Penrose/Kingsbury and Walnut Park.

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Principal at Pierre Laclede Junior Career Academy tries creativity club to inspire boys

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For Anthony Thompson, president and CEO of Kwame Building Group, every day is black history day. The members of the new creativity club for boys at Pierre Laclede Junior Career Academy in North St. Louis learned this when he visited the club on Thursday, March 15. Read more

Charles E. Brant joins Kwame Building Group, Inc. as Senior Project Manager

Charles E. Brant has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as a senior project manager responsible for design management of projects within the $1.6 billion Dallas Independent School District 2015 Bond Program. Brant has a Bachelor of Architecture from Oklahoma State University. He has 13 years of experience as an architect and project manager for […]

James Williams II joins Kwame Building Group as Senior Project Manager

James Williams II has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as senior project manager. He is responsible for project coordination, budget documentation and project communications, including projects within the $1.6 billion Dallas Independent School District 2015 Bond Program.

Kwame and HR Green team up on Lambert taxiway reconstruction

A joint venture of Kwame Building Group Inc. and HR Green has begun work on a $7 million taxiway reconstruction project at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The reconstruction of the taxiways known as Foxtrot and Juliet is scheduled for completion in July. The project includes the removal of 26,000 square yards of pavement and replacement […]

Kwame Completes $1.1M Expansion of Student Fitness Center for Maryville University

Kwame Building Group Inc. has completed a $1.1 million expansion of Maryville University’s student fitness center in St. Louis. The John E. and Adaline Simon Athletic Center consists of 3,100 square feet of workout space and 4,260 square feet of athletic staff offices, which were relocated and renovated. The renovation also included the addition of […]